Program
9:30AM – 9:40AM
Welcome Remarks
  • Stacey Facter
  • Senior Vice President, Trade Products
  • BAFT
  • 9:40AM – 10:00AM
    Session Outline & Expectations
    Speaker
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee
  • ICC Banking Commission
  • 10:00AM – 10:30AM
    Industry Headlines
    Sound bites on what’s happening in the SCF space
    Speaker
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee
  • ICC Banking Commission
  • 10:30AM – 10:50AM
    Networking Coffee/Tea Break
    10:50AM – 11:20AM
    Global Supply Chain Finance Forum Update
    Hear from the Chair of GSCFF on their latest initiatives
    Speaker
  • Christian Hausherr
  • Chair
  • Global Supply Chain Finance Forum
  • 11:20AM – 12:00PM
    Payables Finance
    Legal perspective
    Speaker
  • Jonathan Arkins
  • Partner
  • King and Spalding LLP
  • 12:00PM – 12:45PM
    Receivables Finance
    A detailed look into the newly released Market Practices in Supply Chain Finance: Receivables Discounting Technique
    Speaker
  • Farhad Subjally
  • Head, Trade Products, Americas
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 12:45PM – 1:45PM
    Networking Lunch
    1:45PM – 2:45PM
    SME and Supply Chain
    A deeper look into SCF programs for SMEs
    Moderator
  • Michael McDonough
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Head of Product Management, Trade Finance, North America
  • MUFG
  • Panelists
  • Andrew Holmes
  • Head, North America Origination
  • Demica
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee
  • ICC Banking Commission
  • Emy Ruiz
  • Vice President
  • Manager Global Trade Finance
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • 2:45PM – 3:15PM
    Blockchain for Supply Chain
    Blockchain has garnered a lot of interest across the industries thanks to the early success of crypocurrencies and the technology hype machine. This session aims at demystifying blockchain through presenting real-world production use cases in the supply chain space that drive value.
    Speaker
  • Pramod Achanta
  • Vice President, Blockchain Services Leader
  • North America
  • IBM
  • 3:15PM – 3:30PM
    Wrap Up and Q & A
  • Alexander Malaket
  • President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee
  • ICC Banking Commission
  • All Supply Chain Finance Workshop attendees are invite to join the Innovation Showcase and Opening Reception, immediately following the Workshop.
    3:30PM – 5:30PM
    Innovation Showcase
    Take an in-depth look at innovative trade related solutions in the market today. Hear from trade consortia and providers as they demonstrate their solutions in 25 min sessions. You are invited to attend as many demonstrations as you are able to, moving from one station to the next.
    5:30PM – 6:30PM
    Opening Reception