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General conference session will be in Room 3, followed by networking lunch in Room 4.

Exclusive Invite Only Event

Free Event. RSVP Required.

Global Councils Forum serves as the leading forum for bringing the financial community, its partners and providers together.

This thought leadership Forum is a free, invite only event, held on Sunday before SIBOS starts. This is an extremely popular and sought after event. Make sure to RSVP to guarantee your seat.

Who Typically Attends the Event

The event is a gathering of 100 senior executives and heads of transaction banking, trade, compliance, payments and/or innovation, and other thought leaders in the industry.

This is an invite only event with limited seats.

Program
08:30 – 12:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:20
Welcome and Introduction
  • Mark Garfield
  • Board Chair, BAFT
  • Head Global Financial Institutions
  • Zions Bancorporation
  • Tod Burwell
  • President & CEO
  • BAFT
  • 09:20 – 09:45
    Gaming Trade: Win-Win Strategies for the Digital Era
    Speaker
  • Rebecca Harding
  • CEO
  • Coriolis Technologies Limited
  • 09:45 – 10:30
    Session 2: Trade Digitization
    Moderator
  • Shannon Manders
  • Editor
  • GTR
  • Panelists
  • Alisa DiCaprio
  • Head of Trade and Supply Chain
  • R3
  • Parm S. Sangha
  • Executive Partner, GBS Blockchain Leader
  • IBM
  • Michael Vrontamitis
  • Head of Trade, Europe & Americas
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 10:30 – 10:50
    Networking Coffee/Tea Break
    10:50 – 11:35
    Session 3: Challenger Bank
    Moderator
  • Mark Garfield
  • Board Chair, BAFT
  • Head Global Financial Institutions
  • Zions Bancorporation
  • Panelists
  • Jason Maude
  • Chief Technology Advocate
  • Starling Bank
  • Suresh Ramamurthi
  • Chairman
  • CBW Bank
  • 11:40 – 12:25
    Session 4: Cybersecurity: Managing Counterparty Risk
    Moderator
  • Rico Brandenburg
  • Partner
  • Oliver Wyman
  • Panelists
  • William Hoffman
  • Regional CISO – EMEA
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Mark McNulty
  • Managing Director, Head of Clearing & FI Payments
  • Citi
  • Julio Lopez Moreno
  • CIB Chief Information Security Officer
  • BBVA
  • 12:25 – 12:30
    Closing
  • Tod Burwell
  • President & CEO
  • BAFT
  • 12:30PM – 14:00
    Networking Lunch