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Event Date Mon Jun 7 EDT - Thu Jun 10 EDT (10 days ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region All
Details

Conference Features & Programming:

• Three days of plenary programming covering the most important global topics for transaction banking, trade, payments, and innovation
• A bonus programming day featuring presentations from the BAFT Future Leaders Program Class of 2021 covering faster payments, trade commodity finance, sustainable finance, transaction banking, and DE&I
• Specialty tracks highlighting key issues per region - Asia, Africa, Europe, MENA and North America
• Open Discussion Forums and Ask The Expert Forums with no pre-set agendas, so you can ask questions on your own time
• Spotlight sessions and thought leadership workshops built throughout the agenda for deeper dives
• Social activities including multiple wine-tastings, a musical happy hour, a virtual art exhibition and more
• 100th Anniversary celebration activities including several rounds of trivia, a conversation with a historian and a look back at the association’s major milestones over the past century

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Mark Garfield
Head, Global Financial Institutions, Zions Bancorporation

Michael Hogan
GM & MD Transaction Banking, MUFG London

James H. Peterson
(Retired) Managing Director, The Northern Trust International Banking Corporation

Oz Akendiz
North American Trade Sales Head, Citibank

Julian Oldale
Head of Transaction Solutions for Banks, BNP Paribas

Nick Smit
Head, Financial Institutions Americas, ING

Todd Burwell
President & CEO, BAFT

Paul Camp
CEO Treasury Services, BNY Mellon

Peter Hall
Vice President & Chief Economist, Export Development Canada

Jeff Jancula
Chief Information Security Officer, First Citizens Bank

Christian Keller
Head of Economic Research, Barclays

Andy Kollegger
Group Managing Director and Head Corporate & Institutional Clients International, UBS

Shannon Manders
Editorial Director, GTR

Diane Reyes
Group General Manager, Global Head of Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC

Axel Rüger
Head of the Royal Academy of Art in London, Deutsche Bank

Jochen Siegert
Managing Director – Head of Asset Platforms, Deutsche Bank

Ville Sointu
Head of Emerging Technology, Nordea

Karin Walchshöfer
Managing Director & Head, EMEA, Global Financial Institutions Group, BMO Capital Market

Marc Bayle De Jesse
Chief Executive Officer, CLS Bank

Mario Benedict
Head of APIs and Digital Product Solutions, EMEA | Wholesale Payments, J.P. Morgan

Janko Hahn
Head of Treasury Operations, Autoneum

Dr. Rebecca Harding
CEO & Founder, TCoriolis Technologies

Patrik Havander
Head of TxB Market Development, Transaction Banking, Nordea

Sandra Laielli van Scherpenzeel
Head of Cash Advisory, UBS

Carl Lambert
Vice President & Chief Analytics Officer, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, National Bank of Canada

Dr. Michael Leigh
Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Stephen Lindsey
Head of Standards, SWIFT

Walter Mix
Managing Director & Financial Services Practice Group Leader, Berkeley Research Group

Dimiti Pattyn
Deputy Director General, ECB

Paula Roels
Head of Market Infrastructure & Industry Initiatives, Deutsche Bank

Frantz Teissedre
Head of Interbank Relationships, Societe Generale

J. Christopher Ward
VP & Chief Analytics Officer, PNC

Steven Beck
Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Asian Development Bank

Geoffrey Brady
Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain, Bank of America

Tod Burwell
President & CEO, BAFT

Francesco Ceccato
Chief Executive Officer, Company Barclays Europe

Kunal Jhanji
Partner, Transaction Banking

Duncan Lodge
Global Head of Traditional Trade, EMEA, Bank of America

James Pearson
EVP - Global Head, FI & NBFI I Corporate & Investment Bank, Mashreq

Todd Schofield
Worldwide Industry Team, Apple

Bhaskar Sen
Financial Services, Bank FAB

Katherine Zaveri
Vice President of Global Payments, StoneX

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

DIAMOND SPONSOR:
• Arab Bank

PLATINUM SPONSORS:
• Mashreq Bank
• Financial Institutions

GOLD SPONSORS:
• Barclays
• BNP Paribas
• Deutsche Bank
• J.P. Morgan
• Kapital Bank
• HSBC

SILVER SPONSORS:
• Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
• BNY Mellon
• Persistent Systems
• StoneX
• Santander
• CGI
• FAB
• SWIFT

CORPORATE SPONSORS:
• Bank of America
• Citibank
• ING Group
• Intesa Sanpaolo
• Mayer Brown
• Royal Bank of Canada
• Société Générale
• TickTrade
• Lloyd's List Intellignce

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:
• Copp Clark Limited
• Pelican Corporate Payments
• R3

REGIONAL TRACK SPONSOR:
• VISA

MEDIA PARTNERS:
• GLOBAL FINANCE
• GTR
• TRADE INANCE GLOBAL
• TXF

GOLD AFFINITY SPONSORS:
• BNY MELLON
• BNP PARIBAS
• HSBC
• Kapital Bank
• Deutsche Bank
• ARAB BANK

SILVER AFFINITY SPONSORS:
• PNC
• BANK OF AMERICA
• BMO
• CGI
• FAB
• StoneX
• BARCLAYS
• Pelican