28 - 29 January, 2019
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt

Conference Day Two: Data, Analytics, Cyber & Information Security Day: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Achieving business resilience and continuity through an effective risk management framework

9:45 am - 10:15 am REGIONAL TRAILBLAZER: Financial inclusion versus Know Your Customer (KYC): Overcoming the KYC challenge to ensure compliance

Wafaa El Dars - Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Corporate Governance, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Egypt
  • How KYC can unravel opportunities and drive sustainable growth
  • KYC challenges: A focus on North Africa
  • Highlighting efficient and robust processes to excel in KYC due diligence
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Wafaa El Dars

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Corporate Governance
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Egypt

  • Redefining the rules of security in the era of digital transformation
  • What are the main threats keeping banks up at night and how to plan to overcome them
  • Pre-requisites Chief Information Security Officers must address to combat financial crime and security threats

Panellists:
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Mohamed Sultan

Chief Operating Officer
Commercial International Bank, Egypt

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Tarek EL-Sherif

Head of Information Security, Risk Management Division
Leading regional bank

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Abeer Khedr

Head of Information Security
National Bank of Egypt

10:45 am - 11:15 am INTERNATIONAL TRAILBLAZER: Key steps to successful risk management – Transforming your risk strategy by 2020

Usama Abdel Hamid - Director, UBS, Switzerland
  • The road to success: Implementing a dynamic risk strategy for your bank
  • Why some banks will thrive and others will fail: Red warning flags that your analytics system will fail
  • The role of big data analytics, machine learning and AI in improving the accuracy of data, identifying anomalies and reduce errors
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Usama Abdel Hamid

Director
UBS, Switzerland

11:15 am - 11:45 am INTERNATIONAL TRAILBLAZER: Supercharging your enterprise risk management programme to prevent loss

Dr. Yousef Padganeh - Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Commercial Bank International, UAE
  • Risk assessment for sound decision making: 5 proven strategies for analysing and prioritising risks
  • Ensuring a clear understanding of responsibility and accountability in managing and mitigating risk
  • Managing future risk with predictive intelligence and risk monitoring strategies
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Dr. Yousef Padganeh

Head of Enterprise Risk Management
Commercial Bank International, UAE

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Speed networking and coffee break

Efficient security systems to combat fraud and compete with innovative FinTechs

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Protect your customers: Fighting cyber crime and identity fraud to ensure customer trust and loyalty

Dr Sherif Hashem - Vice President, Cyber Security and Chairman, National Telecom Regulatory Authority Egypt, Executive Bureau of the Egyptian Supreme Cyber security Council Egypt
  • Hard talk: How vulnerable are you to cyber attacks?
  • Investigating the latest trends in cyber attacks to build early detection and rapid response systems
  • Building an effective cyber security framework for your bank in the digital era
  • Deploying cyber security technologies to ensure unified visibility and control
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Dr Sherif Hashem

Vice President, Cyber Security and Chairman
National Telecom Regulatory Authority Egypt, Executive Bureau of the Egyptian Supreme Cyber security Council Egypt

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm A path to greater agility: Transforming core banking systems to compete with innovative FinTechs

  • Aligning your banking systems with the changing digital landscape
  • Streamlining your core operations to enable more agile processes and faster routes to market
  • Implementing a framework that accounts for all the necessary safeguards while also ensuring a frictionless digital experience
  • Reviewing trend shaping operational risk and preparing to tackle challenges head on
  • Delivering value through an effective operational risk framework
  • Guiding criteria for effective management and reporting systems

Panellists:

Hany Ibrahim

Head of Operational Risk
Credit Agricole, Egypt

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Dr. Yousef Padganeh

Head of Enterprise Risk Management
Commercial Bank International, UAE

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Nagla Fathy

Economic & Banking Expert
Emirates NBD, Egypt

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Usama Abdel Hamid

Director
UBS, Switzerland

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Lunch and networking

Leveraging technology and innovation to drive efficiency and manage risk

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Fighting financial crime: Fraud protection framework to prevent data breach

Nagla Fathy - Economic & Banking Expert, Emirates NBD, Egypt
  • The 5 main mistakes of financial crime prevention and common fraud risk factors
  • Leveraging technology to spot financial crime early and implement counter measures before it’s too late
  • Striking a balance between security and customer experience
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Nagla Fathy

Economic & Banking Expert
Emirates NBD, Egypt

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm A room for debate - Are biometrics the future of secure banking?

  • Securing your digital world through advanced biometric identification
  • Use case examples of how biometrics can be used for better authentication and security
  • Hardtalk: Does using biometrics really make banks safer?

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee break and refreshments

BANKING TECH NORTH AFRICA AWARDS CEREMONY

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm The Banking Tech North Africa Awards recognise the most innovative and creative leaders that stand out from the crowd. From partnerships, to projects, technology and initiatives, we’ll celebrate success and achievements at this evening event.

Do you think you’re a game changer in the banking sector? Nominate your bank or solutions for one or more of the following awards:
  • Digital innovation of the year
  • Payment innovation
  • Customer experience excellence
  • FinTech partnership
  • FinTech start-up
  • Most innovative technology provider of the year
  • CEO of the year
  • CIO of the year

5:30 pm - 5:30 pm End of day two