12th Edition Connected Banking Summit: Shaping Tomorrow’s Banking Landscape

Southern Africa’s premier banking event explores technology, innovation, and sustainability, fostering industry collaboration and excellence.

The 12th Edition Connected Banking Summit–Innovation and Excellence Awards 2024 Southern Africa is scheduled to take place on May 23, 2024, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Proudly unveiling its theme: “Empowering Tomorrow’s Banking Digital Landscape Enroute to Technology, Innovation, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth,” hosted by The International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA), this prestigious event returns to South Africa after the resounding success of its 8th edition, promising an unparalleled platform for industry stakeholders to explore the future of banking in the region.

The International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA) remains committed to fostering dialogue, collaboration, and progress within the financial sector. As stalwarts in curating industry-defining events, we are thrilled to embark on this transformative journey, navigating the dynamic convergence of technology, regulatory landscapes, and operational efficiency.

The 12th Edition Connected Banking Summit South Africa will feature engaging discussions on pivotal themes shaping the banking landscape, including:

  • Accelerating AI Integration
  • Cybersecurity and Resilience
  • Cloud Computing Advancements
  • Enhancing Customer Experience
  • Innovative Payment Solutions
  • Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Banking
  • Collaboration and Ecosystem Building
  • Financial Inclusion Through Digitization
  • Data Analytics and Insight-driven Banking
  • Sustainable Banking Practices

Attendees can anticipate a rich exchange of ideas among thought leaders, innovators, and visionaries from across the region. This premier summit serves as an ideal platform for networking with industry players, senior managers, decision-makers, and practitioners operating in the transformation space and leveraging technology for sustainable growth.

Celebrating Industry Excellence: Culminating in a spectacular celebration of industry excellence, the Innovation and Excellence Awards hosted by The International Center for Strategic Alliances will honor outstanding achievements and underscore the collaborative spirit propelling the industry towards a brighter, more innovative future.

The past edition has showcased an impressive lineup of speakers including:

  • Bradwin Roper, CEO FNB Connect, FNB South Africa
  • Mukwandi Chibesakunda, Chief Executive Officer, Zambia National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) PLC
  • Richard Southey, Chief Digital Officer, Absa CIB
  • Cheslyn Jacobs, Chief Commercial Officer, Tyme Bank
  • Maurits Pretorius, Chief Strategy Officer, Payments Association of South Africa

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