23rd June 2021

(KSA Day)

Virtual
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COLLABORATE | INNOVATE | LEAD

An interactive virtual event focusing on
KSA’s path to open banking revolution

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Open Banking is coming - Are you ready

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ABOUT THE KSA OPEN BANKING REVOLUTION SUMMIT

In line with the Saudi Vision 2030, The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) released the Open Banking Policy that comes into effect in 2022 and promises to stimulate growth and innovation in the Kingdom’s financial services industry. Open banking empowers a community of innovation between banks and entrepreneurial start-ups, to improve customer experiences and services.

With the implementation of open banking policy Saudi Arabia is entering into a new era of bank – customer relationships. As the country prepare for the impact of open banking’s arrival, it is extremely important to deep dive into the opportunities and highlight the risks associated with the implementation.

KSA Open Banking Revolution Summit will bring to the forefront the key developments and challenges ahead and help you deep dive into the world of open banking by sharing global best practices of implementation and advanced risk mitigation approaches to successfully prepare for the impact of open banking.

Open Banking is coming Are you ready ?

The objective of the Summit is to serve as a platform to address the top challenges, ask relevant questions, get involved in meaningful discussions and hear some of the foremost leaders in the banking, finance and FinTech space of the Kingdom and internationally to stay ahead of the curve and get ready for open banking disruption.

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Top Reasons You Cannot Miss the Open Banking Summit Series

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Listen to the banking regulators from the various GCC countries under one roof to hear first-hand about upcoming regulations and mandates for open banking

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Hear from the banking leadership of GCC’s largest & most digitally optimized banks on being technologically ready to embrace & leverage the trend, and gain first-mover advanatge

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Meet best-in-class international and regional solution providers including consultancies, cloud providers, API providers, payment service providers among others

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Learn from case-studies of open banking implementation in the UK, rest of Europe & Singapore – trends observed, what worked and did not and key learnings

Our Banking Series speakers

An interactive virtual event focusing on KSA’s path to open banking revolution

Ellis Wang

Ellis Wang

Group Head of Technology, Transformation & Information,
Mashreq Bank

amit malhotra

Amit Malhotra

General Manager- Personal Banking Group,
Commercial Bank of Dubai

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Regional Chief Information Security Officer and Managing Director,
Standard Chartered Bank

Mike Cunningham

Chief Strategy & Digital Officer,
Banque Saudi Fransi

Francis

Francis Mac Aonghus

EMEA Director, FS Industry & Strategy Transformation,
Oracle

subroto

Subroto Som

Senior Executive Vice President - Head of Retail Banking Group,
Mashreq Bank

Noel Cherian

Noel Cherian

Asst, General Maneger, Finance Control Group,
Boubyan Bank

Hisham Mohammed

Chief Information Security Officer,
Emirates NBD Egypt

Agenda Focus

An interactive virtual event focusing on KSA’s path to open banking revolution

  • DAY TWO: 23 June, 2021 WEDNESDAY
  • DAY ONE: 21 June, 2021 MONDAY

DAY TWO: KSA FOCUS

The shift to open banking in Saudi Arabia could open the market to many fintech services, fierce competition among financial institutions and increased user choices. Some of the key discussions for the day include:

  • 10:00 - 10:10

    Welcome Address by the Organiser & Conference Chairman

  • 10:10 - 10:25

    Opening Keynote Address

Open banking is here: Awareness, preparedness & implementation

  • 10:30 - 10:45

    Keynote

The upcoming Saudi Open Banking regulatory framework – What does it mean for the region’s banks and fintechs

  • 10:50 - 11:30

    C-level Panel

Developing an Open Banking ecosystem in Saudi Arabia - Benefits over risks, addressing the overarching issue of ensuing competition and optimizing outcomes

  • 11:35 - 11:50

    Keynote

Driving collaboration & innovative fintech solutions within Saudi Arabia’s open banking landscape

  • 11:55 - 12:15

    Exclusive Interview with a Global bank

Success parameters, lessons learnt and key take-aways

  • 12:20 - 12:55

    Panel

Addressing challenges to open banking: Talent gap, legacy systems, data privacy among others

  • 13:00 - 13:15

    Fireside Chat

Banking-as-a-Service: How profitable is platformisation for the big banks

  • 13:20 - 13:30

    Closing remarks by Conference Chairman & Close of Open Banking Revolution Summit

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Francis Mac Aonghus

EMEA Director FS Industry and Strategy Transformation,
Oracle

DAY ONE: GCC FOCUS

GCC countries have been prioritizing the adoption of Open Banking to accelerate innovation, offer seamless customer experience and superior product offerings. However, with each country adopting a different Open Banking model, the need for regulatory standardization between the different jurisdictions is a requirement to allow FinTechs to passport quickly, scale up regionally and optimize roll out. This day will be dedicated to highlight the below areas of discussion:
  • 10:00 - 10:10

    Welcome Address by the Organiser & Conference Chairman

  • 10:10 - 10:25

    Opening Keynote Address

Open banking is here: Awareness, preparedness & implementation

  • 10:30 - 11:10

    Critical Discussion

The regulatory environment around Open Banking in the GCC: Key market drivers, regulations and the need for standardization

  • 11:15 - 11:30

    Keynote Address

Driving innovation and collaboration within GCC’s open banking landscape via conducive regulations, sandboxes and digital marketplaces

  • 11:35 - 12:15

    C-level Panel

Developing an Open Banking ecosystem in the GCC - Benefits over risks, addressing the overarching issue of ensuing competition and optimizing outcomes

  • 12:20 - 12:40

    Exclusive Interview

Gaining first-mover advantage: Positioning right to capitalize on the next big wave in the industry

  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Keynote

Collaborate to innovate: Meeting customer expectations with superior personalized services through partnerships with fintechs

  • 13:05 - 13:50

    Panel

Global best practices: Key learnings for successful transition, implementation and consumer uptake

  • 13:55 - 14:00

    Closing remarks by the Conference Chairman and close of the Open Banking Ecosystem Summit

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Francis Mac Aonghus

EMEA Director FS Industry and Strategy Transformation,
Oracle

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Who Will Attend?

Open Banking Marketplace will be a collaborative platform for Saudi banks, fintechs, regulators, fintech accelerators, technology funds, marketplaces, infrastructure/cloud/api providers and other stakeholders critical in enabling open banking as Central Bank embrace the potential of the concept (opening consumer data collected by financial institution to be accessed by fintechs and TPPs) for heightened innovation and customer experience.

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Open Banking is coming Are you ready ?

23 June, 2021 | (KSA Day) | Virtual event

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An interactive virtual event focusing on GCC’s path to open banking revolution

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David Johns

SCM Solution Lead ECEMEA at Oracle

David Johns has worked for 10 years in line roles to Procurement Director and 20 years in Management Consulting with KPMG and PwC. Working as a Consultant David has delivered a number of major technology enabled transformation programs in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia with a focus on Procurement, SCM and Finance. David joined Oracle in 2019 where he supports customers to design and implement Procurement and ERP Solutions.

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David Johns

SCM Solution Lead ECEMEA at Oracle

David Johns has worked for 10 years in line roles to Procurement Director and 20 years in Management Consulting with KPMG and PwC. Working as a Consultant David has delivered a number of major technology enabled transformation programs in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia with a focus on Procurement, SCM and Finance. David joined Oracle in 2019 where he supports customers to design and implement Procurement and ERP Solutions.