Annual Banking Conference Day Two

  • 15 November 2023
  • CPD Event
Event Details

The Annual Banking Conference returns on the 14th and 15th November for its 8th year. The Conference brings together industry practitioners, professionals, academics and colleagues from across the globe to focus on a theme of global importance. 

The overarching theme for this year’s conference will be Responsible Banking: Embracing Digital Transformation in the Age of AI.

Day 2, will focus on Accelerate Learning: The age of learning, responsible banking and developing capability

The future of learning and the interaction between digital and sustainability in banking. 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Viktor Dörfler

Dr Viktor Dörfler

University of Strathclyde | Glasgow | Senior Lecturer


Dr Viktor Dörfler is Associate Professor of AI Strategy at the Strathclyde University Business School, Glasgow, UK.  As a practitioner, he spearheaded the development of AI software, a knowledge-based expert system shell, compared various AI solutions, and explored the validity of AI. 

Meanwhile, his scholarly research focuses on talent, creativity, and the grandmaster-apprentice relationship.  Viktor conducted in-depth open-ended interviews with 20 top scientists, including 17 Nobel Laureates, in order to understand the thinking of scientists at the highest level of mastery.  His book What Every CEO Should Know About AI has been published by the Cambridge University Press in 2022 followed by the Turkish edition in 2023.



Tanya Retter

Tanya Retter

Chartered Banker Institute | Executive Director of Education


Tanya leads the development of the Institute’s portfolio of qualifications, education, and training, ensuring they are supporting the needs of professional bankers globally. Her remit includes delivery of the Institute’s strategic vision with continued growth and utilization of the Institute’s Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB) Academy.

In joining the Institute, Tanya brings over 25 years of banking experience from NatWest and RBS, with skills and capabilities across Learning and Development, Professional Qualifications, Digital enablement, Leadership and most recently CX and EX. She is a certified SAFe 5 Agilist and Executive Coach.



Martin McDonnell

Martin McDonnell

Edify | CEO & Co-Founder


Martin McDonnell is a veteran in design, (Ed)Tech, and start-ups, his passion for applying tech in meaningful and valuable ways is apparent in his latest platform Edify. Martin is the CEO and co-founder of Edify, a pioneer in digital realities. In 2000 Martin started his first business, Soluis, creators of 3D CGI and high-end digital media for the property, design, and construction sectors.

Martin is a recognised thought leader in pioneering the development of shared immersive solutions for education and enterprise that will transform the worlds of online work and learning.

Ehab Shalaby

Ehab Shalaby

DCarbon Egypt | Chairman & CEO


Senior Consultant, Researcher & Lecturer, in the field of Economics and Sustainable Development; with more than 20 years of experience in consulting, lecturing, research, public and private policy advising on Sustainable Development and Climate finance; on the local, regional, and international level.

His consultations experience covers public policy and corporate consultations, the later includes; financial sector, health, telecom, ICT, F&B, Oil and Gas, construction, real-Estate, petrochemicals, Fertilizers, among others.

He received his MSc and Ph.D. from the faculty of economics and political science, Cairo university in cooperation with the Free University of Berlin, Germany, and has been a visiting lecturer among many universities; currently at the Maastricht School of Management (MBA) Program.

Connect with Ehab on LinkedIn here.

Robert Dzato

Robert Dzato

Chartered Institute of Bankers | Ghana | CEO


Robert is a Chartered Banker, a Chartered Accountant and a Strategy Consultant with over 17 years work experience across industries and multi-cultural environments. He has a deep understanding of the financial services industry having worked as a banker and management consultant in Ghana, Nigeria, England, Scotland and other West African countries.

Robert joined the Institute from KPMG where he was the Lead, Financial Services Strategy, Operations & Customer Solutions in the Management Consulting. Before joining KPMG, he was an Associate Director in the HNI clients’ segment at Standard Chartered Bank, prior to which he was Head of Consumer Banking Academy and Consumer Banking Management Committee Member at Standard Chartered Bank, Ghana.

Dr. Kok Ming Chin

Dr. Kok Ming Chin

CIMB | Head of Regional Learning and Development

Dr. Kok Ming Chin, Head of Regional Learning and Development at CIMB, boasts 18+ years of expertise in human capital development, with a 12-year stint at CIMB and a prior 12- year tenure at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. In CIMB, she spearheaded the set-up of a few academies (i.e. Leadership & Management Academy, Sustainability Academy, Digital & Data Academy) within CIMB's "University" to foster a future-ready workforce. Collaborating with Business Leaders, these efforts earned CIMB prestigious accolades, such as the Gold Award at the HR Excellence Awards in 2017 and EXA 2023's Best In-House Learning Academy, alongside CIMB Bank Berhad's Human Resources Minister Award in 2022. Her commitment to shaping a dynamic and forward-looking workforce defines her distinguished career.


Time and Date
This sessions will be held on Wednesday 15th November 2023 (each day’s session will run from 8am - 9.30am GMT). Each day is free to attend.
Booking Details

To book your place click here.

If you have any questions, or difficulty registering, please contact Melissa Law.

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