Agenda 2016


Sofia, June 14 (Tuesday) 2016

Sofia Hotel Balkan, „Sredets“ hall



9:00 Registration
9:30 Opening of the forum
Nina Stoyanova, Deputy Governor in charge of the Banking Department and the Fiscal Services Department and member of the Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank
Panel 1 Financial Evolution or Revolution? Are we ready for the banking of the future – multichannel banking, digital ecosystem, technological and structural changes.
Moderator: Valentin Panayotov, Chairman of the Association Bank of the Year
9:40-10.00 prof. Dimitrios Nikolaidis, University of Sheffield UK, City College, Thessaloniki, GreeceTopic: „Innovation – a tool for optimization of banking: trends and competitive advantages“
10:00-11:30           Peter Andronov, Country Manager of KBC group for Bulgaria, Chairman of the MB of CIBANK, CEO of CIBANK, Chairman of the Managing Board of the Association of Banks in Bulgaria
Levon Hampartzoumian, CEO and Chairman ofthe Managing Board of UniCredit Bulbank
Iravan Hira, General Manager, Hewlett-Packard Bulgaria
Roy Hutchinson, Director Consulting, Deloitte, Poland


11:30-11:45 Coffee break
Panel 2: Innovations in focus! Bulgarian banks: Where are we and what is next?
Moderator: Dr. Radostin Vazov, VUZF
Milana Ognjanovic, Manager Marketing Strategies, Telenor Bank, Serbia

Topic: „Digital banks – the new banking. Are the banks ready for the banking of the future?“

Svetoslav Moldovansky, COO, Member of the Managing Board and CEO of FIB

Тема: „The end of the branch“Topic: „The end of the branch“

Tsvetanka Mintcheva, Member of the Managing Board and Chief „Retail Banking“, UniCredit Bulbank

Topic: „Innovation: 5 ways of ideas to market“

Ani Angelova, Member of the Managing Board and CEO, Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria)

Topic:“#Bank or how we communicate today“

Ivan Voinov, Director of DSK Bank’s CRM Directorate

Topic: „Innovation in the development of CRM. How to manage relations with customers today. What will happen tomorrow? „

Rumen Radushev, Head of „Individual Banking“, Postbank

Topic: „Innovation inspired by customers!“

13:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Christof De Mil, CEO and member of MB of CIBANK

Theme: „The importance of big data for the financial sector“

Radoslav Radev, Director of „Information Technology“, Municipal Bank

Topic: „Innovative integrated banking and municipal services – the path to growth“

Panel 3 The digital explosion in the area of payments, technology, regulations and cyber security
Moderator: Hristo Laskov, Strategic Director, Publicis Modem Cybermark


14:00-15:10 Roy Hutchinson, Director Consulting, Deloitte Poland


Alexander Kostov, Chief Expert Methodology and Financial Markets, Bulgarian National Bank
Krasimir Krastev, Chief Expert Payments supervision, Bulgarian National BankTopic: „Challenges in the field of payments in the context of the evolving European legal framework“
Vanya Manova, Manager of Master Card Bulgaria and Macedonia

Topic: „Innovations in card payments“

Kalin Radev, Executive Director of Software Group BG

„Digital Banking for the connected world“Topic: „Digital Banking for the connected world“

15:10-15:25 Coffee break
15:25-16:15 Teodor Alexandrov Account Support Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Bulgaria
Topic: tbc
Stefan Genchev, Expert on Cyber security, CIBANK

Topic: „The human factor – the most vulnerable link in cyber attacks!“

Nikolai Krushkov, Independent expert on banking security

Topic: „Information security in commercial banks: trade secret and intellectual property“

16:15 Closing remarks