Monday, September 15, 2008

Nigeria: 30 Experts to Converge for Aitec Banking Technology Forum -


Over 30 international and local experts are scheduled to share their cognition with delegates at the African Banking Technology Conference to be held at the Eko Hotel, Lagos, from 6-8 May, 2008.

The impressive line-up includes talkers from far away Russia, UK, France, Israel, USA, South Africa, Republic Of Kenya and Germany. In addition, nine Nigerian talkers will be contributing to the profusion of the programme, Alhaji Suleiman Barau, deputy sheriff governor, operations, Central Depository Financial Institution of Federal Republic Of Nigeria (CBN), will be gap the chief conference on May 7.

The event boots off on May 6 with a two half-day Maestro social classes by two experts from North America: This include -An Executive Usher to Back Office System Selection, by Mark Sibthorpe, President, BankNews, Canada.

Managing ICT schemes and undertakings in the banking industry ; A comprehensive model by Dr. Anil Sahai, caput of AITEC Consulting Services in the USA.

Other foregrounds of the conference include the followers presentations: A keynote presentation by Dr. Sahai on "The new online banking paradigm - IT disputes in winning the competitory game". Jean Moncrieff, chief executive officer of Emerge Africa, South Africa will make a presentation on "Effective concern procedure direction for banks".

An of import focusing of the conference will be: "Banking the unbanked". Speakers in this country include: Shaun Campbell, concern development director of Upaid while Saint David Smith, caput of selling of Zipp, both of the UK. Toilet Dindlebeck, mendelevium of Gateway Telecoms Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Nigeria will talk on "The function of communication theory service suppliers in developing a cashless society".

Another cardinal focusing of the conference will be mobile banking and Valentine Obi, chief executive manager officer of eTranzact International, Nigeria, the Pb patron of the conference, will give a presentation titled: "Mobile commercialism as a cardinal tool for economical development".

Eckhard Ortwein, CEO, Paybox, Federal Republic Of Germany and Adeniyi Elumaro, MD, ICSL, Nigeria will do a joint presentation on "Creating a mobile money eco-system for operators and fiscal service suppliers complying with ordinances and minimising the costs for intermediaries".

However, Mr.Folusho Philips, CEO, Philips Consulting Limited, will be making a presentation on Technology, Learning and Banking while Dr. Olakunle Ayeni, President of Text2store Mobile River River River Technologies in the United States will look at "Mobile banking and couponing to alleviating poverty".

Gbenga Sesan, executive director, Paradigm Enterprise Nigeria, will analyze law-breaking menaces to mobile banking.

Barry Coetzee, mendelevium of iVeri in South Africa, will be doing a show window presentation, "The frontiers of payment technologies", that supplies a stimulating overview of the tremendous challenges faced by Banks in the new epoch of mobile banking.

Looking at other payment technologies, Macauley Atasie, chief executive officer of Nextzon Nigeria, will appraise up-to-the-minute developments in card engineering in Nigeria.

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Mr. Mark O'Flynn, Director for Africa for VeriFone in the UK, will talk on new ways of electronic payments and Surface-To-Air Missile Kamiti, gram Alternate Business Channels, Equity Depository Financial Institution on Kenya, will do a presentation on: "Leveraging on option concern channels to present fiscal services 24/7 cost-effectively and progress the frontier".

The conference will stop with a panel treatment where representatives of the CBN and prima commercial Banks will seek the optimal regulating solutions to widen banking services to the bulk of the population through mobile banking.

The event also includes a specialised exhibition, with 23 international and local providers of banking solutions demonstrating their merchandises and services.

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