essDOCS to discuss Technology in Trade & Trade Finance at 2016 ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting
Our very own Jacco de Jong, Managing Director, essDOCS Consulting, will be joining an expert panel discussion on ‘Trade, Finance and Technology’ at the ICC Banking Commission’s upcoming Annual Meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. The discussion will take place during the third day of the prominent trade finance gathering, on Wednesday April 6 at 11.00 am.
With many experts claiming that the role of technology in global trade and trade finance is reaching a ‘tipping point’, the session will examine the most notable technological and market developments driving the digitisation of trade – providing first-hand accounts of the market’s response to recent innovations and offering practical insights into managing risk in a tech-intensive environment.
Jacco will be joined by an esteemed panel of trade finance and technology professionals including Ruediger Geis, Head of Product Management Trade Services & Issues, Commerzbank, David Hennah, Head of Trade Finance, Misys, David Heynes, Sales Director EMEA, Accuity and Xiaomin Yao, Head of Trade Finance, Bank of China Johannesburg Branch, in a session moderated by TFR Editor-in-Chief, Clarissa Dann.
About the 2016 ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting
The ICC Banking Commission’s flagship event will take place from 4-7 April 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Offering unparalleled networking opportunities, the 2016 Annual Meeting is expected to welcome over 400 delegates from 65 countries — gathering some of the leading figures in trade finance to discuss a landscape that is full of opportunities, yet also fraught with uncertainties and turbulence. Titled “Trade and Supply Chain Finance: Enabling New Trade Corridors in and with Africa”, the event will feature high-level keynote and panel speakers in a series of informative and interactive plenary and breakout sessions, as well as lively roundtable discussions addressing global challenges and financing trends.