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Thank you!

Thanks for attending the inaugural SWIFT Operations Forum Asia Pacific which took place on 29 - 30 October 2019 in Singapore.

SWIFT Operations Forum Asia Pacific 2019
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SWIFT Operations Forum Asia Pacific 2019

Innovative technologies and new business models are challenging current ways of thinking. How can we overcome this?
Laurent Verstraeten Managing Director, Head of Professional Services, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Translating operational gains to business benefits

As a community, our ability to respond to rapid changes and increasing business, technology and security challenges determines our future success. Together, we need to uphold the value of trust by delivering secure and reliable products and services for our financial institutions. 

This inaugural event will address the industry's current operational challenges and discuss how we can collaborate as a community in accelerating transformation in response to the rapidly changing landscape in the financial world.

Throughout the 2-day event, key topics on innovation and cybersecurity will be covered, with an operational and technical focus.

The concurrent work sessions will focus on new technologies, cybercrime, operations, support and services, ISO 20022, Alliance portfolio, DLT, API, and gpi. With innovation sweeping across the financial services landscape, there has never been a better time to come together to share insights. 

We look forward to welcoming you all in Singapore this October.

Work Sessions

The SWIFT Operations Forum Asia Pacific 2019 will feature a series of work sessions structured around three key pillars: technology evolution, operational excellence, and skillset and mindset. Topics range from innovation and messaging transformation to cyber security and operational efficiencies.

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Thank you for your interest in attending SOFA. Online registrations are now closed. 

Should you wish to attend the event, please contact


The venue

Swissotel The Stamford

A 3-minute walk from the legendary Raffles hotel open since 1887, this luxe option is also an 11- minute walk from the Orchard Road shopping district.