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Past events

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Event name Location Date Pictures
Innovation and financial sector evolution top the agenda at Business Forum Madrid Madrid September  
Inaugural SWIFT Business Forum Brazil a rousing success  Sao Paulo  July   
Business Forum East Africa highlights regional potential  Nairobi  June  Smugmug 
The Benefits and challenges of being an ISO 20022 pioneer Moscow  June   
Poland strengthens its position as a financial hub for CEE Warsaw May Smugmug
African Regional Conference demonstrates that regional projects are pushing forward and showcases African FinTech talent Cape Town May Smugmug
Regulation and innovation drive agenda of second SWIFT Business Forum Frankfurt Frankfurt April Smugmug
SWIFT Business Forum London 2015: Harnessing change in financial services London April Smugmug
Compliance and standards top the agenda at biggest ever Moscow Business Forum Moscow April Smugmug
Business Forum Canada 2015 Toronto April Smugmug
SWIFT Business Forum Switzerland explores 2020, big data, compliance and standards Zurich March  
Nordics Regional Conference explores the impact of disruption on financial services Copenhagen March Smugmug
Business Forum New York New York March Smugmug
Event name Location Date Pictures
PSF community focuses on building for the future Paris November  
Standards and market practice key for corporate actions automation success London November  
SWIFT Business Forum Romania explores compliance and innovation Bucharest October  
Italian community highlights relevance of SWIFT in compliance Milano October  
The Standards Forum takes to Asia Singapore, Beijing September  
SWIFT Business Forum Singapore discusses Lion City’s role in the era of global re-regulation Singapore July   
Japan Business Forum returns to Asia Pacific region this year Tokyo June   
The Filipino community comes together to celebrate 30 years of collaboration with SWIFT Philippines June  
African Regional Conference highlights drive for intra-Africa development Marrakech June Flickr
Talking Standards in Utrecht Utrecht June  Flickr
Business Forum Turkey highlights the country’s potential as a financial centre Istanbul June Flickr
LARC 2014 - Unlocking the power of collaboration Mexico May  
Reaping the benefits of market reform in the Russian financial market Moscow  April  
German SWIFT community gathers at first Business Forum in Frankfurt Frankfurt April  
Compliance and cyber drive agenda at SWIFT Business Forum London London April Flickr
Business Forum Canada 2014 is focused on the future Toronto April Flickr
Business Forum Bahrain outlines sustainable future for Kingdom’s finance sector Bahrain April  
Business Forum New York 2014 focuses on compliance New York March  
Indian financial community celebrates launch of SWIFT India Mumbai March  
MyStandards Readiness Portal helps ease onboarding process London March  
Event name Location Date Pictures
NORC 2013 - Boring is the new exciting, Nordics conference finds Stockholm November Flickr
Community comes together for fourth SWIFT Business Forum Romania Bucharest November  
SOFE 2013 looks to the future Amsterdam November Flickr
PSF community pursues common goal of operational excellence Amsterdam November
SWIFT WAMZ Business Forum Banjul, Gambia November Flickr
SWIFT Business Forum - Milan Milan November Flickr
Swiss Forum for Financial Standards Zürich October   
LARC 2013 - Community collaboration; defining the way forward Cartagena, Colombia July Flickr
Poland stands proud and prepared for the future Warsaw, Poland June Flickr
African Regional Conference in Botswana highlights pace of change and opportun ity across Africa Gaborone, Botswana May Flickr
SWIFT Business Forum London explores future of banking and UK market’s role London April Flickr
Standards high on the Russian agenda Moscow April Flickr
The changing reality of the Russian financial market Moscow April Flickr
We need stronger, global institutions to regulate the financial industry, Madrid Business Forum finds Madrid March  
SOFA 2013 focuses on fundamentals New York March Flickr

Event name Location Date Pictures
Premium Services Forum 2012: Unlocking the power of collaboration Frankfurt December  
SOFE 2012 explores how operational challenges can be solved through greater collaboration Frankfurt December
Business Forum in Bucharest marks 20 years of SWIFT in Romania Bucharest October  
T2S events in Milan and Paris attract over 130 attendees Paris - Milan October  
Nordics conference debates challenges of crisis, regulation and technology change Oslo September  
SWIFT Business Forum Johannesburg Johannesburg September  
Der schweizer Finanzplatz bereitet sich auf ISO20022 vor Zurich September  
SWIFT WAMZ Business Forum highlights progress made and challenges ahead Ghana August Flickr
SWIFT Central and Eastern Europe Regional Conference reflects confidence in collaborative approach Vienna June 2012 Flickr
SWIFT Benelux forum brings community together to talk SWIFT La Hulpe May 2012  
SWIFT Business Forum - Moscow Moscow May 2012  
SWIFT African Regional Conference (ARC) Kampala May 2012 Flickr
SWIFT Business Forum - London London April 2012 Flickr
Canadian Business Forum 2012 has its eye on the prize Toronto April 2012  
SWIFT Middle East conference identifies opportunities among the challenges Abu Dhabi April 2012  
SOFA 2012 focuses on business growth through collaboration and innovation New York March 2012  
Remittances market needs standardisation, harmonisation, Casablanca conference finds Casablanca February 2012  

Event name Location Date
SWIFT Premium Services Forum London 1-2 December 2011
SWIFT Operations Forum - Europe London  29 November - 1 December 2011
Milan Business Forum debates the challenges of a changing economic, regulatory and technical landscape Milan  17 November 2011 
SWIFT conference brings together Romanian financial community Romania 3 November 2011
West Africa Monetary Zone (WAMZ) – Clearing the path to regionalisation Ghana 30 August 2011
SWIFT Business Forum – Japan
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Tokyo 6 July 2011
Building blocks for ASEAN integration in Malaysia Malaysia  14 July 2011
Mobile banking for the 'unbanked': unlocking the power of mobile to enable financial inclusion Mumbai 1 June 2011
Collaborating on ASEAN and the RMB take centre stage in Singapore Singapore May 2011
Regional Conference in Africa - Getting down to business Mauritius 30 May - 1 June 2011
Collaborate to fend off challenges of regulation and cost, SWIFT London Business Forum delegates urged London 19 May 2011
SWIFT Workers’ Remittances Day in Dubai confirms high interest in standardisation and interoperability Dubai 19 April 2011
Poland promotes leading regional role (Business Forum Warsaw 2011) Poland 7 April 2011
Russian financial market moves from vision to action (Business Forum Moscow 2011) Russia 6 April 2011
SOFA 2011 – Looking ahead New York 8 March 2011
Continuing the technology journey - together (Partner Meeting 2011) La Hulpe, Belgium 23-24 February 2011

Event name Location Date
SWIFT Operations Forum Europe (SOFE) La Hulpe, Belgium 13-15 December 2010
SWIFT Business Forum - Milan Italy 11 November 2010
Sibos 2010 Amsterdam 25-29 October 2010
SWIFT business forum — Korea
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Korea 1 September 2010
SWIFT Business Forum - Tokyo
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Japan 25 June 2010
SWIFT business Forum - Sydney and Melbourne Australia 18 - 20 May 2010
SWIFT business Forum - Jakarta Indonesia 11 May 2010
SWIFT Regional Conference in Africa South Africa 4 - 6 May 2010
SWIFT Business Forum - Shanghai
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China 23 April 2010
SWIFT business Forum - Singapore Singapore 13 April 2010
SWIFT Regional Conference in the Middle East Dubai 1 - 3 March 2010

Event name Location Date
SWIFT business Forum - India Mumbai 11 November 2009
Sibos 2009 in Hong Kong Hong Kong  14 - 18 September 2009
SWIFT business forum — Japan
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Tokyo  10 July 2009
SWIFT business forum — Korea
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Seoul 17 June 2009
SWIFT Regional Conference in Africa Marrakech, Morocco 19-21 May 2009
SWIFT business forum — Singapore Singapore  15 April 2009

Event name Location Date
SWIFT Operations Forum Europe La Hulpe, Belgium  8-10 December 2008 
SWIFT business forum — India Mumbai, India 18-19 November 2008
SWIFT business forum — Paris Paris, France 17 October 2008
Sibos 2008 — A historic week in review Vienna, Austria 15-19 September 2008
SWIFT business forum — Korea
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Seoul 16-17 July 2008
SWIFT business forum — Japan Tokyo 3-4 July 2008
SWIFT business forum — Australia Melbourne and Sydney 27 and 29 June 2008
SWIFT business forum — China
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Shanghai 18 June 2008
SWIFT business forum — Taiwan
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Taipei 11-12 June 2008
SWIFT business forum — Hong Kong Hong Kong 8-9 April 2008
SWIFT business forum — Singapore Singapore 8-9 April 2008
SWIFT regional conference— The Middle East – An economic renaissance Cairo, Egypt 17-19 March 2008

Event name Location Date
Sibos 2007 — Wrap Up Report Boston, United States 1-5 October 2007
SWIFT regional conference — Central and Eastern Europe 2007 St Petersburg, Russia 4-6 June 2007
SWIFT regional conference — Africa Dakar, Senegal 21-24 May 2007
Solution Partner meeting La Hulpe, Belgium 28-29 March  2007
SWIFT regional conference Middle East Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 26-28 March 2007

Event name Location Date
Maputo: Africa calls for unity Maputo, Africa

22-25 May 2006

SWIFT regional conference — Central & Eastern Europe Berlin, Germany

10-12 May 2006

SWIFT regional conference — Middle East Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain 24-26 April 2006
International Payments 2006
organised by ICBI
London, UK 21-24 March 2006
SWIFT operations forum — Americas 2006 New York, USA 21-22 March 2006
SWIFT regional conference in Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey 6-8 March 2006
Solution Partner meeting La Hulpe, Belgium 1-2 March 2006

Event name Location Date
SWIFT Operations Forum — Europe Antwerp, Belgium 12-14 December 2005
SWIFT regional conference — Latin America Sao Paulo, Brazil 13-15 June 2005
SWIFT regional conference — Africa Accra, Ghana 23-26 May 2005
SWIFT business forum — Melbourne Australia 29 April 2005
SWIFT business forum — Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 26 April 2005
SWIFT regional conference — Central & Eastern Europe Zagreb, Croatia 20-22 April 2005
SWIFT Partner meeting La Hulpe, Belgium 8-9 March 2005
SWIFT regional conference — Middle East Dubai, UAE 1-3 March 2005
SWIFT operations forum — America New York, USA 17-18 February 2005
SWIFTNet Funds — Moving from Theory to Practice Milano, Italy 15 February 2005