Sibos Day 4: Three sessions you can't afford to miss

By Alara Basul | 19 October 2017

Does Blockchain technology alleviate security concerns or create new challenges?

Blockchain technology has been discussed heavily during Sibos 2017. According to several experts, blockchain is one of the most innovative and intriguing technologies currently available in the market. Blockchain has the potential to disrupt or enhance several industries.

This session will explore whether the nature of blockchain technology helps or hinders security within financial institutions. Hear from David Huseby from Hyperledger, Ikuma Ueno from Mizuho Financial Group, Thomas Zschach from CLS, Alicia Pertusa from BBVA, Tom Jessop from Chain and Blythe Masters from Digital Asset.

9.30-10.30am, Conference Room 2


The growing significant of disruptive innovation and artificial intelligence

Businesses understand the importance and benefits of artificial intelligence. In this session, Dean Garfield from Technology Industry Council will ask panellists from Standard Chartered, UBS and Harvard University on how the significant of AI and machine learning effects the financial services industry.

We’ve learned that collaboration is key in order to succeed, with fintechs relying on banks and visa versa. By adopting artificial intelligence, banks can help save cots, value and meet multiple challenges and drive significant financial benefits.

11-12pm, The plenary room


Sibos: Closing plenary

Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, will deliver the closing plenary address at Sibos 2017.

Before being named CEO in February 2014, Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.

He joined Microsoft in 1992 and  quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft's biggest product offerings.

In this session Nadella with look at how technology is profoundly impacting every aspect of our society and economies.

4-5pm, The plenary room

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