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9th BAFT Global Councils Forum
October 15, 2017
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Rooms 206 C – E, North Building
Toronto, Canada

Overview and Program | Speakers | Venue


Exclusive Invite Only Event

Free Event. RSVP Required.

The BAFT Global Councils Forum serves as the leading forum for bringing the financial community, its partners and providers together to collaborate on shaping market practice, influencing regulation and legislation through global advocacy, developing new industry capabilities, and providing education and training that contributes to the safety and soundness of the global financial system. This is a free, invite only event to be held the day before SIBOS in Toronto, Canada.

Who Should Attend

This is a special invite ONLY event.

8:00AM – 9:00AM

9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome and Introduction
Kimberly Burdette
Chairman of the Board, BAFT
SVP and Manager, International Financial Institutions
Tod Burwell
President and CEO
9:15AM – 09:45AM
Geopolitics – The Weaponization of Trade
Dr. Rebecca Harding
Founder and CEO
Equant Analytics
09:45AM – 10:45AM
Innovations in Payments Across Regions
Walter Mix
Managing Director and Financial Services Practice Group Leader
Berkeley Research Group
Vincent Brennan
Head of Group Payments
Bank of Ireland
Carolyn Burke
Head, Enterprise Payments
Royal Bank of Canada
Marcus Treacher
Global Head Strategic Accounts
10:45AM – 11:05AM
Networking Coffee / Tea Break
11:05AM – 11:35PM
Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire Update Report
Tracy Paradise
Executive Secretary
The Wolfsberg Group
11:35AM – 12:35PM
Open Banking and Future of Correspondent Banking
David Abshier
Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group
Michael O'Loughlin
VP Solutions Consulting
Damian Richardson
Head of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives
Royal Bank of Scotland
Conrad M. Sheehan
Managing Director
North America Core Payments Lead

Philippe Vexlard
Head of Correspondent Banking, EMEA
BNP Paribas
Closing Remarks
Tod Burwell
President and CEO
12:40PM – 2:00PM
Networking Lunch