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Call for Entries: Global Finance’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Providers Awards 2019

Global Finance will present the awards at the BAFT Europe Bank to Bank Forum in London on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Learn more and submit your entry here by November 1.

Monday, January 14
12:00 – 19:30
Conference Registration
12:00 – 18:30
Bilateral Meetings
We’ve carved out special times throughout the conference for you to network with prospects, clients and colleagues. We kindly request you schedule bilateral meetings only during these times to make the most of your conference experience.
18:30 – 20:00
Opening Reception and Networking Event
Kick off the 2019 BAFT Europe Bank to Bank Forum with a bang at the first networking opportunity of the conference! Enjoy a glass of wine and connect with your colleagues and clients during the opening reception.
Tuesday, January 15
07:00 – 19:00
Conference Registration
07:30 – 08:30
Networking Breakfast
08:30 – 09:00
Welcome
  • Stephen Everett
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, GTB Product
  • Global Transaction Banking
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Michael Hogan
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, Transaction Banking EMEA
  • MUFG
  • Tod Burwell
  • President and CEO
  • BAFT
  • 09:00 – 09:30
    Keynote Address
    Speaker
  • Anders la Cour
  • Co-Founder and CEO
  • Saxo Payments
  • 09:30 – 10:15
    Trade Finance: At a Crossroad Again? Looking to the Future
    Moderator
  • Sir Roger Gifford
  • UK Senior Banker
  • SEB
  • Panelists
  • Marc Auboin
  • Counselor, Research and Statistics Division
  • World Trade Organization
  • Derek Halpenny
  • Europe Head of Global Markets Research
  • MUFG
  • 10:15 – 10:30
    Economic/Disruptor Update
    10:30 – 11:00
    Networking Coffee/Tea Break
    11:00 – 11:45
    PSD2, Instant Payments, GDPR … Will Banks Continue to Thrive with All These Changes?
    Moderator
  • Jean-Francois Mazure
  • Managing Director, Cash Clearing Services Bank
  • Societe Generale
  • Panelists
  • Hays Littlejohn
  • CEO
  • EBA Clearing
  • Ludovic Tran
  • Managing Director, Banking Practice Lead for France
  • Accenture
  • Christian Westerhaus
  • Head of Payments & Infrastructures, CIB
  • Deutsche Bank
  • 11:45 – 12:30
    Intraday Liquidity Management: Buzzword or Reality?
    Moderator
  • Esther Galiana
  • Head, Financial Institutions
  • BBVA
  • Panelists
  • Rodolphe Sahel
  • Group Treasury, Head of Development
  • Societe Generale
  • Guido Stroemer
  • Founding Partner
  • HQLAx
  • 12:30 – 12:45
    Payments and Liquidity Update
    12:45 – 13:45
    Networking Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30
    Time for a Breakthrough in Digitizing Trade?
    Moderator
  • Alain Verschueren
  • Head of Digital Ledger Technology, Trade and Treasury Solutions
  • BNP Paribas
  • Panelists
  • Rob Barnes
  • CEO
  • TradeIX
  • Alisa DiCaprio
  • Head of Global Trade Strategy
  • R3
  • Michael Vrontamitis
  • Global Head, Trade Products
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 14:30 – 15:15
    KYC: The End or the Beginning of Trade Finance?
    Moderator
  • Bart Timmermans
  • Managing Director
  • Banco Santader SA
  • Panelists
  • Bart Claeys
  • Head of KYC Compliance Services
  • SWIFT
  • Ziad Ghosn
  • Head of FI and Transaction Banking
  • Bankmed
  • 15:15 – 15:25
    Trade Update
    15:25 – 16:00
    Are Future Leaders Now Driving Change?
    Moderator
  • Peter Jameson
  • Managing Director, Co-head Product Management, Trade Head, GTS EMEA
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Panelists
  • Monica Couret
  • Data Portfolio Manager for CIB Business
  • BBVA
  • Adam Hanke
  • Director, Head of Northern Europe FIs
  • Natwest
  • Charlotte Kissmeyer
  • Head of Deputy Business Managers, Transaction Services
  • SEB
  • 16:00 – 18:00
    Special Sessions
    For those looking for additional educational programming, we’ve planned special sessions just for you!
    • 16:00 – 17:00
      Concurrent Special Session A: Basel 3
      Speaker
    • Martin Sommer
    • Principal, Financial Services
    • Oliver Wyman
    • 17:00 – 18:00
      Special Session: Trade Demos
    16:00 – 18:30
    Bilateral Meetings
    We’ve carved out special times throughout the conference for you to network with prospects, clients and colleagues.We kindly request you schedule bilateral meetings only during these times to make the most of your conference experience.
    19:00 – 22:00
    Networking Reception/Dinner
    Wednesday, January 16
    07:00 – 12:00
    Conference Registration
    08:00 – 09:00
    Networking Breakfast
    09:00 to 09:10
    Welcome
  • Stephen Everett
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, GTB Product
  • Global Transaction Banking
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Michael Hogan
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, Transaction Banking EMEA
  • MUFG
  • Tod Burwell
  • President and CEO
  • BAFT
  • 09.10 – 09.40
    Keynote Address
    09:40 – 10:35
    A Case for Investment in Cybersecurity
    10:35 – 10:45
    Cyber and Technology Update
    10:45 – 11:15
    Networking Coffee/Tea Break
    11:15– 12:00
    Hard Talk: The Customer at the Centre
    12:00 – 13:00
    Thriving Through Change – A View From the Top
    Moderator
  • Karin Walchshofer
  • Managing Director and Head, EMEA – Global FIG
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Panelists
  • Faiz Ahmad
  • Head of Global Transaction Services
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Pascal Auge
  • Head, Global Transactions and Payment Services
  • Societe Generale
  • Lisa Robins
  • Global Head of Transaction Banking
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 13:00 – 13:15
    Closing Remarks
  • Stephen Everett
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, GTB Product
  • Global Transaction Banking
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Michael Hogan
  • Conference Co-Chair
  • Managing Director, Transaction Banking EMEA
  • MUFG
  • Tod Burwell
  • President and CEO
  • BAFT
  • 13:45 – 15:30
    Networking Lunch with Global Finance Award Ceremony
    Join your colleagues, providers and clients for another networking opportunity over a delicious lunch buffet spread, and celebrate with the awardees as the annual Global Finance Best Trade Finance and Supply Chain Bank awards are presented.
    Awards presented by: