AGENDA

SUNDAY 12 JUNE: SUMMER WELCOME RECEPTION

MONDAY 13 JUNE: ANNUAL MEETING DAY ONE

TUESDAY 14 JUNE: ANNUAL MEETING DAY TWO

If you have an interest in speaking at the Annual Meeting, then please drop a line to

Andrew Barman on abarman@thenetworkforum.net

Sunday, June 12, 2022
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This will be held at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground - the conference venue (nearest Underground Station is Oval)

Monday, June 13, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
 
 
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Consolidation & competition hotting up! How are commitments to the business changing and assessing what the future holds? Pricing pressures and turning points. And a snapshot of recent pressures in the industry through the recent and ongoing geopolitical fallout

9:50 AM - 10:40 AM
  • Recent experiences
  • Keeping the best staff
  • HR & change in recruitment culture
  • Trends in recruiting in other countries – challenges and advantages
  • The diversity agenda - what impact has covid had on those organisations trying to accelerate this? Negative or positive
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM

What are the top emerging innovative technologies and investment instruments transforming the industry? Which ones excite the most? How could we use the new technology to improve the traditional banking industry? Which projects are progressing and how far today? Is the growth of FinTechs removing the differentiation of custodial offerings as they offer utility platform approach? How to Build out DLT technology capabilities to streamline clearing and settlement processes – and reduce risk?  

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

How will traditional assets and tokenized assets relate to each other? Will they compete, substitute and/or complement each other? How do and will digital strategies impact the competitiveness of custodians going forward? Is there an opportunity to go beyond securities into more broadly custodying new digital asset types (i.e. NFTs etc)? And finally, what is the role of the sub-custodian in crypto world?

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

* Due Diligence

* Cyber Risk

* T+1

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM
 
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
 
4:20 PM - 4:50 PM
 
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

API assisting NW Managers in their responsibilities. Do we need standards? Investigating API’s Use cases (MIS/Data/Billing). What are the actual efficiency gains being achieved from technology roll-out (e.g. robotics, APIs, AI), and what is the impact this is having on efficiency and people?

6:45 PM - 10:30 PM

This will be held at a venue on the River Thames (which is a 5 mins walk from the nearest Underground Station at Embankment - only 10 mins from Oval Station on the Northern Line train)

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

An in depth look at Intra-day monitoring of data and risk across 1500 post trade entities, including Cyber Risk exposure and DDQ analytical tools. Further deep dive into White labelled technology and data used by 60 major banks and hundreds of other financial sector companies across: Securities; Funds and Cash asset classes.

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
 
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
 
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM

Investigating the move towards T+1 settlement cycles, how close are we to real-time settlement? And what are the impacts for the rest of the world and the cross border transactions

9:55 AM - 10:40 AM

Data – what do we want and what do we mean? Assessing new models for data exchange and collaboration (APIs and beyond…).  Shared platforms and central processing/resolution models. Assessing further developments in how custodian banks and NM teams approach data management and analytics to provide higher levels of client service, reduce risks, and provide useful client insights.

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
 
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 
11:50 AM - 12:40 PM

Securities Services contribution towards ESG / ESG plus Net zero by 2050 – are we getting ready? Assessing how to embed ESG into Securities Services roles and responsibilities. And looking at how peers and providers are adapting and offering ESG products to meet client demand/needs.

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

* Africa - hosted by Rajesh Ramsundhar, Standard Bank

* Geopolitical Risk - hosted by John Hulsman (see bio on speaker tab)

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Remit of Network Management: as organisations change are network management teams moving away from their traditional remit into newer areas such as ESG, additional products focus, regulatory oversights? And what does this all mean to me?

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
 
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
 
3:50 PM - 4:40 PM
 
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Full details of location to be announced