Ninth edition of Connected Banking Summit – West Africa, now set for February 2024 in Accra, Ghana

The 9th Edition of the Connected Banking Summit- West Africa is set to take Accra, Ghana on February 21, 2024. The highly anticipated summit promises two days of unprecedented insights, discussions, and networking opportunities, bringing together global executives, industry experts, and visionary leaders from the BFSI sector.

The Connected Banking Summit, initially scheduled for mid-November 2023, has garnered a reputation for championing forward-thinking banking models, with a focus on accelerating digital transformation, ensuring impeccable customer experiences, upholding regulatory compliance, and maintaining the highest standards of privacy and security.

The summit will also feature the Innovation and Excellence Awards, aimed to provide a platform for leaders and experts from diverse sectors within the region to engage in insightful discussions. Attendees will include representatives from banks, insurance companies, FinTechs, TechFins, digital and neo-banks, non-banking financial organizations, cooperatives, investment funds, and asset management companies. Together, they will explore the transformative potential of integrated solutions in shaping the future of the banking landscape.

Organized by the International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA), the Connected Banking Summit 2024, formerly known as Africa’s Digital Banking Summit, is all set for its 9th Edition in West Africa, under the theme “Innovations Powering Digital Inclusion and Sustainable Transformation.”

The summit boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including:

– Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana

– Dr. Olorunsola E. Olowofeso, Director General, West African Monetary Institute (WAMI)

– Victor Yaw Asante, Managing Director, FBN Bank Ghana

– Abena Amoah, Managing Director, Ghana Stock Exchange

– Bernard Gyebi, Managing Director, Prudential Bank

– Benjamin Dzoboku, Managing Director, Republic Bank Ghana

– Kwame Oppong, Director Fintech and Innovation, Bank of Ghana

– Pearl Nkrumah, Executive Director, Retail and Digital Banking, Access Bank Ghana

– George Mensah, Director Technology, Consolidated Bank Ghana

– Martin Kwame Awagah, President, Ghana Fintech & Payment association

– Abdoul Aziz Faye, Group CIO, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

– Kwasi Akyeampong, Chief Transformation Officer, Fidelity Bank Ghana

– Samuel Dakurah, Chief Information Officer, First National Bank

– Dr. Philip Oti – Mensah, Executive Director, OmniBSIC Bank

The Supporting partners for the summit include: Bank of Ghana (BOG), Ghana Fintech and Payments Association (GFPA), West African Monetary Institute (WAMI), Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Fintrak software, ITSS Global, and Veritas Technologies.

The 9th edition of the Connected Banking Summit – West Africa promises to be a pivotal event shaping the future of the financial services industry.


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