IV International Banking Forum

Cashless Economy:Towards Sustainable Banking

Boulevard Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan

About the Forum

Two day event supported by Azerbaijan Banks Association (ABA), Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Financial Markets Supervision Authority of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication is one of the two annual events organized by the ABA (another one is an FINTEX SUMMIT organized each year in May:https://www.gbmevents.az/en/events), and is the most famous finance and banking event in of the region.

Forum has the purpose of being the platform for discussing the initiatives and challenges of making the economy cashless, new and upcoming trends in digitalization, financial technologies, new banking products, innovations and risks in modern compliance, judicial compatibility and adaptation of the aforementioned to present judicial system, and impact of these processes on strengthening financial sustainability of banks, also other relevant subjects.

The Forum brings together CEOs and management of relevant government bodies, regulators of finance and banking, top management of commercial banks and fintech, managers of commercial and public organizations, other decisionmakers and influencers, representatives of international financial institutions and local Embassies, academician, famous companies providing finance and banking products and solutions, and other stakeholders.

2 DaysThe most productive days
59 SpeakersThe best experts will speak for you
130 CompaniesThe leading companies of the sector
1000 ParticipantsFinancial sector stakeholders will be at the Event
6 PanelsAll topics will be covered

Speakers

Schedule

  • Day I / 06 Nov
  • Day II / 07 Nov
Compliance and regulatory risk

The future of risk in financial services

Despite ever increasing access to global data and information, it seems harder than ever to understand where the markets and economy will go next. Financial institutions are now placing more emphasis on the importance of risk management. Banks interested in reducing the risks to their business, enabling integrated balance sheet management, and modernizing compliance must develop a clear digital strategy, redesign core processes, and establish the right digital enablers.

Open banking changing financial services

Platform Banking & digital ecosystem

Cooperation with third-party providers is an important factor for providing a wide rage of services and products. Platformification is about better serving customer needs and being able to offer services beyond a limited portfolio. Customers can benefit from platform banking in multiple ways: convenience, greater choice, ability to compare products, potentially better pricing, etc.But becoming a platform, in any domain, is easier said than done. What capabilities must a bank master to become a viable platform?

The Alternative Lending Wave

Alternative finance

Alternative lending has quickly become a major force in the financial industry over the past few years. Since the financial crisis, alternative lending has risen in many forms, now covering a wide range of lending structures and purposes. The peer to peer lending market is just one piece of puzzle that is alternative lending. Our discussions in the Summit will continue on different options of alternative borrowing.

The future of data in banking

Data: the future of banking and fintech

Data is an integral part of the Financial Services industry. Data-driven banks can use data analytics to make informed decisions and more profitably serve their customers and streamline their operations. We will discuss advantages of being data driven banks.

Regulatory challenges of digital age

Regulatory framework: Turning to technology

Transformations in banking as a result of the new digital age are challenging financial regulation and supervision. The ever-changing regulatory environment poses a constant challenge for financial institutions of all types. Regtech is an emerging industry that can help ease the burden of compliance. By using the latest FinTech technologies to address regulatory compliance, RegTech startups are bridging the gap between regulators and the financial service industry. Summit delivers the key insights and practical solutions to cope with regulatory challenges of the digital age.

New Payment World Current Situation and Expectations

Emerging Role of Banks in e-Commerce

Payments are the financial instruments used globally to transfer value in the form of money. The result is that there are now well over 750 payment systems throughout the world-systems that are constantly changing due to new technology or government regulations. Traditional payments players are being squeezed from all sides. We will discuss how will the latest innovations affect the payment industry.

Smart banking technologies

Smart Banking Technologies

Innovative technologies in the financial sector are now revolutionizing the banking system. The superior segmentation and targeting potential these technologies provide has powered a new era of personalized, highly-targeted communications. As a result, the conventional banking scene is set to instantly shift in the coming years. Which technology trends will matter most in the months and years ahead? Big data and AI? The cloud? Digital-only banks? We will seek answers to these questions together.

The ideal digital bank for business

The rise of IoT era: growth, trends and forecast

There are a number of benefits that IoT offers to the financial landscape. How IoT is reshaping the banking industry? How banks can create a successful IoT strategy? Forum provide extensive discussions on - simplified decision-making processes, real-time data, improved customer service, automated payments, detect and prevent instances of fraud - the advantages that IoT brings to banking and other financial areas.

going-digital-banking-transformation

Going digital: Banking transformation

Financial institutions believe that digital will fundamentally change banking and completely transform the industry’s competitive landscape. Most banks began their digital journey years ago and have clear digital strategies, yet even those are facing major changes. A new spirit of banking—led by top executives—will lead the way to addressing market changes, becoming more agile, and improving openness in day-to-day business.

Trusted authentication

Trusted Authentication

Forum will bring together professionals focussed on strong customer authentication, integration of biometric technology for providing security of trusted authentication, building trusted identity networks. We will explore together how banks are using new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal? How banks can transform their relationship with the customer by using identities models?

Welcoming and Introduction

Javanshir Abdullayev

Moderator of the "CASHLESS ECONOMY " module

Javanshir Abdullayev
Ramin Guluzada

Opening speech

Ramin Guluzada
Alim Gulıyev

Opening speech

Alim Gulıyev
Ibrahim Alishov

Opening speech

Ibrahim Alishov
Vusal Qasimli

Opening speech

Vusal Qasimli
Zakir Nuriyev

Opening speech

Zakir Nuriyev
Erdem Chakar

Opening speech

Erdem Chakar
Elman Mekhtiyev

Moderator of the "BANKING – GOING DIGITAL" module

Elman Mekhtiyev

Making digital Business a reality with modern solutions

Nader Afifi
Bulent Ozkan

Digital onboarding

Bulent Ozkan
Kadir Yüceer

Digital onboarding

Kadir Yuceer
Farid Osmanov

Financial technologies in the Central Bank: today and tomorrow

Farid Osmanov
Evgeny Guschin

Digital back office – automate the core of your bank

Evgeny Guschin

Digital and remote banking – the reality of today

Farid Guliev
Dmitry Nazarov

Digital Banking: risks and opportunities for the CIS banks

Dmitry Nazarov

Tea break

Elman Mekhtiyev

Moderator of the "New faces of Banking transformation" module

Elman Mekhtiyev
Alexey Shalin

How the financial industry is affected by AI and ML?

Alexey Shalin
Micaela Vernmark

Transforming corporate banking experiences with virtual accounts: benefits for banks and businesses

Micaela Vernmark
Tokuro Uhara

Imperatives for Integrating Cryptocurrency with Fiat Currency in Azerbaijan

Tokuro Uhara
Anthony Knode

İmperatives for Integrating Cryptocurrency with Fiat Currency in Azerbaijan

Anthony Knode
Oxana Bînzaru

Transformation needed for banks’ sustainable growth

Oxana Bînzaru

Development of financial technologies in Russia – Fintech Association

Tatyana Zharkova
Valeriy İshuk

Online fraud trends & statistics 2019-2020

Valeriy Ischuk

Tea break

Mustafa+ Baltacı

Moderator of the "NEW PAYMENT WORLD" module

Mustafa Baltaci
Hakan Tatlici

Future of Payments

Hakan Tatlici
Kirill Ovsyannikov

Developing of acquiring business at high-competitive market: Case of PASHA Bank

Kirill Ovsiannikov
Zeynal Karimzada

Developing of acquiring business at high-competitive market: Case of PASHA Bank

Zeynal Karimzada

Solanteq - one true step to payments high tech

Understand the Payments business as a banker to see the business opportunities

Erol Ulu
Maxsim Efimov

Mobile Payments and How They Change Traditional Banking?

Maxim Efimov

Discussions

Lunch break

Ramil Mahmudov

Moderator of the "NEW PAYMENT WORLD" module

Ramil Mahmudov
Ekaterina Kalinina

SWIFT GPI evolution

Ekaterina Kalinina
Svetlana Sergeeva

Acquiring – new challenges and new solutions

Svetlana Sergeeva
Serqey Butenko

Dell Technologies Hyper-Converged Solutions – platform of the future banking

Sergei Butenko
Denis Novikov

Digital Banking: how to build a hybrid team for innovative projects?

Denis Novikov
Maciej Kostro

New payment services, introduced by PSD2 - their impact on business models and increased risks

Maciej Kostro
Alper Gul

New generation online cash registers

Alper Gul

SAS for the New Generation Banking and Payments

Cihat Mush

Discussions

Welcoming and Introduction

Moderator of the "COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY RİSK" module

Aynura Ismayilzadeh

Opening speech: TRIZ and Innovation

Prof. Dr. Ali  B. Kutvan
Pavel Shoust

Main trends in AML/CFT regulation – how FATF and Risk-Based Approach change the AML/CFT landscape

Pavel Shoust
Gokhan Gozutok

We Prevent Financial Crime by World Class Analytics and Local Experience

Gokhan Gozutok
Grzegorz Ficowicz

We Prevent Financial Crime by World Class Analytics and Local Experience

Grzegorz Fıcowıcz
Sahib Hasanov

Digitalization in KYC policy

Sahib Hasanov
Daniil Solovyev

Compliance automation and current trends in financial fraud

Daniil Solovyev
Diana Feld

Compliance automation and current trends in financial fraud

Diana Feld

Learning from The Behavior and Estimating the Next Step: Fraud Prevention with Advanced SAS Analytics in Future World

Sundeep Tengur

Tea break

Vladimir Remyga

Digital: Governance, Risk and Compliance

Vladimir Remyga
Volker den Ouden 

Embargoes I: Status Quo and Trends

Volker den Ouden 
Volker den Ouden 

Embargoes II: Russia and Iran

Volker den Ouden 
Otabek Sidikov

Managing Correspondent Banking Risks

Otabek Sidikov
Markl Payfl

Cyber resilience in the financial sector - U.S. experience

Mark Pfeifle

Discussions

Lunch break

Welcoming and Introduction

Gorkhmaz Aghayev

Moderator of the "REGULATİON OF CASHLESS AND DİGİTAL ECONOMY" module

Gorkhmaz Aghayev

The bank of the future: how innovations and fintech will change traditional banking

Mykola Chumak
Tural+++ Mammadov

Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on deepening the reforms in the judicial-legal system": accomplishments and challenges

Tural Mammadov
Tural+++ Mammadov

Opportunities provided by the application of the “Electronic enforcement” information system

Tural Mammadov
Tural Feyzullayev

Legal aspects of supervision in digitalization

Tural Feyzullayev
Habib Abbasov

E-commerce: international experience and innovations – judicial framework

Habib Abbasov
Fərid İsayev

Cashless payments: instrument of struggle with shadow economy and the driver of the banking sector development

Farid Isayev
Günel Sadiyeva

E-commerce and digitalization of economy. Current tax regulations and tax challenges, experience of other countries

Gunel Sadieva

Tea break

Seymur Muradov

Impact of regulations on lending

Seymur Muradov
Alikhayyam Guluzade

The role of regtech in digital age: risks and opportunities

Alikhayyam Guluzade

Discussions

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