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Wednesday, 18 March 2015

8:30– 9:00 a.m.

Registration and coffee 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and introduction to agenda

  • Cristina Rigo, Head of SWIFT Switzerland

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

SWIFT 2020 in focus

An interactive discussion on the focal areas of SWIFT’s 2020 Strategy and how it is designed to meet the needs of the community.

  • Ulrich Stritzke, Managing Director, Credit Suisse, Switzerland, SWIFT Board Member
  • Javier Perez-Tasso, Chief Marketing Officer, SWIFT

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Deep dive: SWIFT’s Connectivity solutions

The latest information on SWIFT’s interface portfolio and its integration solutions, as well as an update on the evolution of our Support services and how we can help with ISO 20022 migration.

  • Alain Drese, Head of Technical Sales & Community Management, EMEA, SWIFT

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

SWIFT in Compliance

An update on SWIFT’s community-based solutions to maximise the effectiveness, increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of financial crime compliance – including Sanctions Screening, Sanctions Testing, The KYC Registry and Compliance Analytics.

  • Julien Laurent, Commercial Manager, Compliance Solutions, EMEA, SWIFT 

11:45 – 12:15 p.m.

SWIFT and Big Data

A focus on how SWIFT is helping its community manage their data challenges, with our Business Intelligence and SWIFTRef solutions.

  • Jonas Bergstroem, Market Manager, Business Intelligence Solutions, SWIFT

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Panel discussion: The evolution of SWIFT for Corporates

A debate on developments in SWIFT’s solutions for corporates, including insights for both corporates and banks on standards, market practice and SWIFT for Corporates.

  • Martin Zimmermann, Vice President, Expert IT Project Lead, Group Operations, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.
  • Markus Meyer, Head Cash Management Services, UBS AG

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

Closing remarks and outlook for 2015

  • Cristina Rigo, Head of SWIFT Switzerland

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch and networking