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Preliminary Program
9:00AM – 9:10AM
Welcome Remarks
  • Stacey Facter
  • Senior Vice President, Trade Products
  • BAFT
  • 9:10AM – 9:30AM
    Session Outline & Expectations
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission
  • 9:30AM – 10:00AM
    Industry Headlines
    Sound bites on what’s happening in the SCF space
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission
  • 10:00AM – 10:20AM
    Coffee Break
    10:20AM – 10:50AM
    Global Supply Chain Finance Forum Update
    Hear from the Chair of GSCFF on their latest initiatives
  • Christian Hausherr
  • Chair
  • Global Supply Chain Finance Forum
  • 10:50AM – 11:35AM
    Payables Finance
    Legal perspective
  • Jonathan Arkins
  • Partner
  • King & Spaulding LLP
  • 11:35PM – 12:30PM
    Networking Lunch
    12:30AM – 1:30PM
    SME and Supply Chain
    A deeper look into SCF programs for SMEs
    Speakers
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission
  • Michael McDonough
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Head of Product Management, Trade Finance, North America
  • MUFG
  • Emy Ruiz
  • Global Trade National Sales Team Lead
  • Fifth Third
  • 1:30PM – 2:15PM
    Receivables Finance
    A detailed look into the newly released Market Practices in Supply Chain Finance: Receivables Discounting Technique
  • Farhad Subjally
  • Head, Trade Products, Europe and Americas
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2:15PM – 3:05PM
    How To’s in SCF
    Practical application and discussion on how to set up a successful SCF program
    3:05PM – 3:20PM
    Wrap Up and Q & A
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission
  • Bonus Sessions for Workshop ONLY attendees
    3:30PM – 5:30PM
    Innovation Showcase
    We’ve invited several prominent trade consortia and providers to showcase their trade solutions during four 25-minute presentations. You are invited to attend as many demonstrations as you are able to, moving from one demonstration to the next. The Showcase is part of your Annual Trade Conference registration.
    5:30PM
    Opening Reception