Summit

 

9th Skoch Summit  -  BFSI Financial Inclusion, 
7th - 8th June 2006, Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

9th Skoch Summit

 

9th Skoch Summit 2006 BFSI
Financial Inclusion
7th  - 8th June 2006, Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

 

 

 

Theme 

To help the existing leaders from the Banking and Financial Sector learn not just from best practices of each other but from experiences in other countries as well and to help groom the emerging leaders in our banking financial services industry, a unique Combination of events: “Capacity Building Workshops and Tutorials” & “Conference on Financial Inclusion” was held on the 7th and 8th of June 2006 at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai.

The event owing to its rich content and prolific speakers emerged as the most prestigious and respectable annual event for the banking and financial services sector in the country. It was attended by about 250 delegates from private and public sector banks, financial institutions, regulatory authorities, global IT majors, economic analysts, academia and consultants. The summit aimed at the momentous changes happening in the domain that are harbingers of immense opportunities for growth in the sector. 

The summit also attempted at architecting a growth model that builds an integrated approach of using ICT, not just as a service differentiator, but as a core enabler in the Indian financial sector. Speakers and panelists at the summit are renowned figures and domain experts from the region and abroad, representing leading private/public sector banks, financial institutions, regulatory bodies, global IT companies, economic analysts and academia.

The key content of the two-day Summit included:

CAPACITY BUILDING TUTORIAL WORKSHOPS
Intensive workshops tutorial sessions on e-Security, Risk management, Financial Inclusion and Emerging Applications and Technologies were conducted by key domain experts and leaders in different specialist fields who extensively drilled down on the relevant topics.

FINANCIAL INCLUSION - CONFERENCE
The conference showcased best practices in the areas of serving the underserved; retail; innovative products using technology; state of the art projects and pilots that was led by technology using case study films on leading banks. The case study presentations were followed by “Leadership Talks” and Q&A with the heads of these organizations to help delegates understand “How they did it?” better.

LESSONS IN EXCELLENCE
Leading international experts from IT, BFSI and Academia shared their solutions drawing on their expertise and learning from other parts of the globe such that concentrated wisdom that is not just easily understandable but also implementable is the takeaway for the delegates.

LISTEN, DEBATE AND DISCUSS
Panel discussions drawing on expertise of leaders in banking and financial services, technology practioners and academia threw up thoughts and tried to catalyze ideas that would work in areas like “Financial Inclusion”.

"WE THE PEOPLE"
The objective of the Summit remained to help the existing leaders from the Banking and Financial Sector learn not just from best practices of each other or from experiences in other countries but to listen directly to the stakeholders who came together from all over the country to share their stories in our signature session entitled “We the people!” – an essential tool to help groom the emerging leaders in our banking financial services industry.