Singapore, 1 February: In less than three weeks, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy will kick off the 8th edition of its Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Summit. From 27-28 February, more than 250 professionals from key global financial institutions will take over the Amara Hotel in Singapore to discuss hot button issues related to today’s latest SCF challenges and trends.
Bringing participants up-to-the-minute insights, this year’s SCF Summit will deliver 14 dynamic and interactive sessions across two days. With discussions headed by 40 of the industry’s leading professionals, this is an opportunity to express opinions, share ideas, ask questions and compare experiences on the evolution of SCF. Headline topics slated for examination include trade wars and their global repercussions on SCF; the compliance aspect of supply chain innovation and sustainable trade finance.
Commenting on the event, ICC Academy General Manager Daniel Kok said: “With global supply chain financing experiencing significant shifts, new opportunities and accelerated trends are redrawing the industry landscape. Our goal is to help stakeholders stay current so that they may better develop innovation strategies and boost their services to remain competitive in this digital transaction space.”
From company founders and senior executives to industry personalities and esteemed academics, this year’s speaker line-up reflects the progress of the SCF industry. Summit speaker and Head of Supply Chain Finance Sales and Client Delivery Transaction Banking for MUFG Bank Shirish Garg said: “The ICC Academy’s SCF Summit has established itself as a leading forum for bringing together industry experts, practitioners and their counterparts to discuss SCF issues globally. With global trade undergoing so much change and disruption, the event’s ability to showcase latest trends, encourage healthy debate and promote a free flow of ideas and best practices is as crucial as ever.”
Other top-line speakers include the former Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Yaseen Anwar; Joseph Tan Jude Benny Partner, Baldev Bhinder; CEO of Culum Capital, Ginnie Chin; HSBC’s Global Product Head of Supply Chain Finance, Daria Johnen; Asian Development Bank’s Supply Chain Finance Programme Consultant, Anna Jones; Head of Global Supply Chain Finance Implementation and Transaction Banking at Standard Chartered Bank, Sarat Mohanty; DBS’ Group Head of Trade Product Management, Sriram Muthukrishnan; and Global Technical Lead of International Finance Corporation’s Qamar Saleem.
In addition to learning actionable tactics and current best practices, participants can also gain professional development points. Participants will be credited with 10 PDC’s towards any ICC Academy certification or 10 PDU’s towards CDCS and CSDG re-certifications.
SCF Summit sponsors include Atradius, BNY Mellon, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Stenn International, Surecomp and the Standard Chartered Bank. Our partners include Asia First, Asia Outlook, Enterprise Singapore, Eurocham, Factors Chain International, Global Trade Review, International Trade and Forfaiting Association, Supply Chain Brain, The Paypers, Trade Advisory Network and Oxford Business Group. We wish to thank all sponsors and partners for their generous support.
To register or for more information on the 2019 Supply Chain Finance Summit, visit our official event website.
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