Welcome to Sibos 2018 in Sydney! Day one of the conference has begun, and I hope you’re booking plans to meet with IBM at the conference. Each day, I will update and revise this blog several times with news, announcements, videos, and blogs live from the floor at Sibos. Return often and let it serve as your “Everything IBM guide at Sibos.” If you want to help spread the word, download the images in this post with a right-click and save-image-as move, and you have ready made images to share on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and more.
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Here’s a quick overview of ways to engage with IBM at Sibos this year:
Paolo Sironi, IBM FinTech Thought Leader, report live conversations from the ground
Four Innotribe SenseMaker sessions with experts from IBM Research
Jesse Lund’s Reddit AMA on blockchain and cryptocurrencies with Bitcoin Magazine
IBM will have two booth areas at Sibos this year
IBM booth #F22 in the main exhibit on Level 1
IBM stand #DZ63 in the Discover Zone on Level 4
IBM Innotribe sessions at Sibos
For the 2018 Sensemaker series, Innotribe has partnered with IBM Research to bring you the future – right from people who are making it. We want to examine what capabilities nascent technology from today will enable by the year 2030. Each day will be framed by a statement or question, and we will have TED-talk like 20 minute presentations.
Decentralization as a new form of trust
Looking at How DLT could enable the decentralization of data, and the applications and impacts of this. Exploring the role of regulated financial institutions and trusted third parties in an era when trust is in the network.
In the next 5-10 Years quantum superiority will be achieved, this means that current encryption methods will be rendered insecure, and will need to be updated. Looking beyond this paradigm what are the practical applications of quantum computing?
AI Will be embedded in every aspect of life, with Neural Networks making decisions at breathtaking speed. What does the future beyond automation hold for the industry and society at large, and how can we ensure that our reach does not exceed our grasp.
Looking back to the present day from 12 years out, what do we need to put in place now, to ensure that the future state is not one of pens, papers and dumb devices. Can we take the paradigm of Quantum Superiority as an opportunity to reset this and build a secure future, and what principles around data privacy, and sustainability do we need to explore.
Panelists include Jesse Lund, Global VP, IBM Blockchain
Tuesday 23 October from 14:00 to 15:00
Transforming AML with AI: How banks are embracing tech to optimize compliance
IBM roundtable on Watson Financial Services for Business Partners
Calling all GSIs, ISVs, PSPs: You’re invited to a roundtable on IBM Watson Financial Services offerings AML, CFM, KYC & more on Wednesday, October 24 from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Press Room at Sibos: ICC Meeting Room C4.2, Level 4
Reddit AMA: The Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Live from Sibos: On Monday, October 22, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:00 EST, BitCoin Magazine is hosting a special livestream crypto conversation with George Tung from the CryptosRUs and Jesse Lund from IBM Blockchain on the Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. George and Jesse will be answering questions from the r/CryptoCurrency subreddit. Learn more on how to pose questions and follow along.
IBM will also have a video team there to make you a star. If you’re interested in sharing your story of working together with IBM or simply your perspective on the future of financial systems, reach out to @TiffanyWinman on Twitter or on LinkedIn, and we’ll set up a time to meet on site.
Thank you for joining Likhit Wagle, Global Industry General Manager Banking & Financial Markets, Jesse Lund, Global Vice President, IBM Blockchain, and Raj Venkatraman, Director, IBM Global Payment Solutions for the IBM annual client dinner. We had a great time with you as we discussed ways to innovate the payments landscape.
Thank you for the beautiful time at the Sydney Observatory Tuesday night with the IBM Vice President Marc Andrews and the IBM Watson Financial Services team.
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