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Highlights of The Asian Banker Summit 2009

International Delegation Programme for Banking Association Members

The programme includes:
Full 2 day access to the Asian Banker Summit 2009 Conference Programme [11-12 May]
The Risk, Regulation & Governance Conference
The BAFT Asia Conference On Cash, Treasury & Trade
The Technology & Operations Council Annual Meeting
Industry Workshops [13 May]
One day insightful tour of a Chinese Bank [13 May]
One day hosted tour of Beijing, to facilitate the cross cultural learning for our regional partners
[13 May]
Three [3] night accommodation at a designated hotel*

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Be part of the Industry Partnership Programme

The Industry Partnership Programme (IPP) is an umbrella programme, which is exclusively designed to offer the very best high-profile recognition and optimum exposure pre, on-site and post-event. The benefits you gain include exceptional branding, targeted audience and strategic on-site visibility.

Who Should Participate:
• Audiovisual companies • Investment companies
• Accounting firms • Managed Service companies
• Chinese owned consulting firms • Recruitment firms
• Fund companies • Tourism companies/Tour operators
• Hotels or Airlines • Training Schools
• Human Resource and Training companies • Any other service providers to the Banking Industry

All service providers under the IPP will have to be either licensed or approved by the China Government Regulatory and/or the respective Government Regulatory from the country of origin

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The Asian Banker Annual Achievement Awards 2009

Up to 500 nominations were received from all countries in the region for the programme in 2008. Each nomination was quantifiably assessed by our research staff and a final shortlist made to the external panel of judges for their evaluation and validation of the process.

The external panel of judges was selected for their independence and familiarity with the financial services industry.

Click here for The Asian Banker Annual Achievement Awards 2008 winners’ list

The Asian Banker IT Implementation Awards 2009

For the 3rd year, The Asian Banker will be presenting the prestigious “IT Implementation Awards” at The Asian Banker Summit.

This award aims at recognising the best practices in the Asia-Pacific banks that emerge from the use of technology and make significant difference to the bank’s functional ability.

The nominees are banks that had successfully implemented or made fully functional their IT projects by the year 2008. The winning entries will also be developed into case studies and promoted as best practices in the region.

The winners will be honoured in May 2009 at the The Asian Banker Summit, in Beijing, China.

Click here for The Asian Banker Implementation Awards 2008 winners’ list

Tour of Chinese Banks

Complementing The Asian Banker Summit in 2009, we will be organising tours of leading Chinese banks which have demonstrated leadership in several important areas of banking.

The Tour is exclusive for bankers outside of China who have already registered for at least one of our three conferences. This is an excellent opportunity for senior bankers to witness current developments in the domestic financial institutions that operate in this emerging market.

In order to secure a place on the Tour, Summit participants are encouraged to register their attendance early.

Tour A
Sun Microsystems Innovation Tour
Wednesday, 13 May 2009 • 9:30am – 12:30pm

A look at innovations in next generation branch solutions, multi-channel interaction management, and enhancing the branch as a sales generator.

Time Topic Theme:
09:30 Pickup from China World  
10:00 Arrival at Sun Beijing Solution Center  
10:15 - 10:25 Introduction: Sun Innovation Tour, Next Generation Branch Solution Vision of next generation branches services and a brief share of our success story with in Europe
10:25 - 10:30 Keynote  
10:30 - 10:50 Teller show case – Passbook printer & Swip Card Design of next generation branches services, agile teller services
10:50 - 11:10 Teller Show case – Polaris/DSSS/ Thin client Design of next generation branches
services, “All-in-One” wealth management and teller services.
11:10 - 11:30 Teller Show case – Mobile Banking Next generation of mobile banking
11:30 - 11:50 Teller Show case – High Efficient Payment Switch Fault tolerant or highly available EFT switch, rapid implementation and multichannel integration, the Distra Switch truly is the next generation solution for payments processing.
11:50 - 12:00 Fraud Detection and real time Risk Monitoring Basel II compliance, Security
Enhancement and next generation risk management
12:00 - 12:20 Closing - ** Highlight – Sun's Customer Technology Community, i.e. POC and ISV
supports etc
** Highlight – Sun's Customer Technology Community, i.e. POC and ISV supports etc
12:20 - 12:30 Transfer to Lunch Venue in China Merchant Builing Complex next to Sun Microsystems office  
14:00 Pickup from Lunch Venue back China World  
* Seats limited to 25 only. For further enquiries and reservations, please contact Ms. Ailing Loo at alloo@theasianbanker.com.

Tour B
Tour of China’s Banks
Wednesday, 13 May 2009 • 9:30am – 14:00pm
(Foreign bankers only)

Time Topic
9:30 Pick up from China World
9:30 - 10:30 Tour of Agricultural Bank of China and Q&A with bank representatives
10:30 - 11:00 Travel to Bank of Beijing
11.00 - 12.00 Tour of Bank of Beijing and Q&A with bank representatives
12:00 - 12:30 Travel back to China World

* Seats limited to 25 only. For further enquiries and reservations, please contact Ms. Ailing Loo at alloo@theasianbanker.com.

Industry Workshops

Managing Payments Liquidity in Today's Challenging Environment
Tuesday, 12 May 2009 • 9:00am – 11:30am

Managing payments liquidity is fast becoming a critical focus in today’s challenging environment. The evolving role of treasury into a global organisation, the impact of regulatory changes along with market instabilities have driven the need to implement more efficient liquidity structures. Attend this workshop to gain insights into regulatory conditions, latest market trends and global liquidity solutions to reap greater operational efficiency and global cash flow forecasting.

A workshop conducted by
Ms Lisa Rossi
Head of Liquidity Management and Investment Services, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank

Lisa Rossi is a Managing Director and Global Head of Liquidity Management and Investments for Global Transaction Banking – Cash Management at Deutsche Bank. She is based in New York and is responsible for worldwide liquidity management strategy and the development of products globally. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Lisa served as the Head of Marketing and Product Development at Integral Development Corporation, a capital markets technology company. Before joining Integral Development Corporation, Lisa was with CitiGroup for five years, where she headed up the North American Liquidity and Investment area within Global Cash Management.

The Unified Banking Process Framework for Educating "Tech & Ops" Professionals in Banking
Wednesday, 13 May 2009 • 9:00am – 12:00pm

The Unified Banking Process Framework (UBPF) is a systematic model for understanding linkages across products, processes, operations and IT for each of the four major segments of banking (investment, corporate, private and retail).  The UBPF model is the result of the university's intensive collaboration with Technology & Operations leaders across the global banking industry. Conducted in a highly interactive manner, this workshop will help banking industry professionals better understand the connections between products, processes, operations, IT solutions, and innovation strategy within each segment of banking.

A workshop conducted by
Dr Steven Miller
Dean, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University

Mr Steven Miller is the founding dean of the School of Information Systems (SIS) at Singapore Management University and also serves as Practice Professor of Information Systems. Previously Dr Miller was chief architect executive for the business consulting services unit of IBM global services in Asia Pacific. Dr Miller started as an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, conducting research and teaching computer-integrated manufacturing and robotics applications and impacts. He has a a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.

Attendance is free and is limited to the first 20 bank delegates. For registration, please click here.

Major Sponsors
Technology Partners
Official Airline Network

Official Freight Forwarder

Official International Broadcast Partner
Media Partners
Supporting Partner
Industry Research & Intelligence Partners

Navigating the Summit website
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Opening Keynote
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The Risk, Regulation & Governance Conference
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The Technology & Operations Council Annual Meeting
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The BAFT Asia Conference on Cash, Treasury & Trade
Presentation Downloads

The Asian Banker
Achievement Awards Winners List
The Asian Banker Achievement Awards
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The Asian Banker
IT Implementation Awards Winners List
The Asian Banker
IT Implementation Awards photo gallery
Event Highlights
Guiding Principles of China’s Banking Regulation
The Asian Banker Summit 2009 Opening Keynote Speech

By Mr. LiuMingkang, Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
May 11, 2009, Beijing

Monitoring the Future: Regulatory Responses and Realistic Expectations
Remarks by Superintendent Julie Dickson, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI)

Closing Keynote Session: "Coming Up on the Radar - Systemic and Counterparty Risks in the Next Phase of the Crisis"
Notes for Intervention: Malcolm D. Knight, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group
Acceptance speech by Mr Wee Cho Yaw, chairman, UOB Group, for Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The Asian Banker on 10 May 2009, Beijing

Summit: Regulators share latest policy directions

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