We are delighted to introduce the inaugural edition of the BAFT International Trade and Payments Conference. With the increasing interplay between trade and payments, we are uniting thought leaders, trade professionals, and payments experts for an exceptional gathering from February 27 – 29, 2024 in Washington, DC.
We are actively seeking session proposals and speakers. Be a vital part of this exciting event by sharing your insights on compelling topics, visionary initiatives, or recent industry stories. Seize this opportunity to showcase your thought leadership and share the center stage with industry leaders, innovators, and experts in international trade and cross-border payments.
Submit your session proposals by September 29, 2023. We look forward to receiving your ideas and having you join us at the trade and payments event of the year!
Choose from the following session categories/themes when submitting your proposal. Some will have additional session topics listed in the proposal form.
General and Plenary Sessions
Trade Track: Sessions focusing specifically on trade issues and topics
Payments Track: Sessions focusing specifically on payments issues and topics
Session proposals are due September 29. Submitters of selected proposals will be contacted by the end of November/beginning of December 2023.
For additional inquiries, please contact [email protected] and we will get back to you shortly.
Registration for the 2024 International Trade and Payments Conference will open in Fall 2023. Please mark your calendars to join us in Washington, DC from February 27 – 29.
Room reservations at the discounted attendee rate for the conference will also be available in the Fall when registration opens. We encourage you to check back during that time to secure your spot at the event and book your room at the special rate.
We look forward to welcoming you to BAFT’s inaugural International Trade and Payments Conference next year in February!
“This forum enables networking with peers at other FIs and helps keep abreast with the latest industry developments. It also helps us to understand what the tech partners are working on in the Payments space.”
New York City, New York
“Coverage of new and emerging topics tied to trade finance was interesting. The coverage of AI, fintechs, compliance, and other non-trade finance themes was worthwhile.”
“The topics were interesting and relevant, the speakers engaging and informed, and the networking aspect was beneficial.”
Los Angeles, California
“The panelists were fantastic. I brought a lot of good information back to my organization.”
Jersey City, New Jersey
“The agenda was robust and filled with topics that are critical to the emerging payments landscape. ”
“This was my first time at a BAFT conference. I found the presentations to be very engaging and well-run and the networking opportunities were the right balance of fun and useful. ”
“It was easy to connect with other attendees and speakers both in-person or virtually.”