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

9:30 am - 10:25 am BREAKFAST BRIEFING: Digital Transformation and Financial Inclusion

10:30 am - 10:35 am Chair’s opening remarks

10:35 am - 11:05 am REGIONAL TRAILBLAZER: Financial inclusion versus Know Your Customer (KYC): Overcoming the KYC challenge to ensure compliance

  • 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
Wafaa El Dars, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Corporate Governance at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Egypt

Wafaa El Dars

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

11:05 am - 11:35 am The CIO perspective: An exclusive interview with Egyptian Arab Land Bank

Ö  Top 4 CIO challenges and priorities
Ö  Why must banks have an Omni channel strategy
Ö  How can collaborating benefit both fintech startups and banking giants
Ö  How are advanced technologies disrupting the banking sector in Egypt 

11:30 am - 12:00 pm How to increase your cards portfolio usage in the age of mobile

11:50 am - 12:15 pm An exclusive interview with National Bank of Kuwait

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch and networking

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Banking Transformation to Achieve full Digital and Artificial Intelligence Superiority


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm INTERNATIONAL TRAILBLAZER: Key steps to successful risk management – Transforming your risk strategy by 2020

  • 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
Usama Abdel Hamid, Director at UBS, Switzerland

Usama Abdel Hamid

UBS, Switzerland

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm KEYNOTE PANEL: Preparing for new risks and ensuring security in the digital age

  • 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

Tarek EL-Sherif, Head of Information Security, Risk Management Division at Leading regional bank

Tarek EL-Sherif

Head of Information Security, Risk Management Division
Leading regional bank

Abeer Khedr, Head of Information Security at National Bank of Egypt

Abeer Khedr

Head of Information Security
National Bank of Egypt

Efficient security systems to combat fraud and compete with innovative FinTechs

Leveraging technology and innovation to drive efficiency and manage risk

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Lunch and Networking


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