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Day 1 – Welcome to Sibos 2019 London

What to expect from the biggest Sibos ever.

What to expect

This year’s Sibos is set to be the biggest ever with a record number of registered delegates. Sibos 2019 London will also feature more than 600 speakers, 300+ exhibitors and a range of new initiatives across a packed conference programme and our largest exhibition to date. Watch our teaser video for a snapshot of the excitement ahead.

Day 1 - Don't miss!

The first day of Sibos is full to the brim with illuminating conference sessions from business leaders and the foremost thinkers from across financial services and beyond. Don’t miss key sessions including:

  • 9:00 – Innotribe Opening with Brian Cox, Professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester
  • 11:00 – Sibos Opening Plenary with SWIFT Chairman Yawar Shah, SWIFT CEO Javier Pérez-Tasso and guest speaker, Dame Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics (LSE)
  • 13:30 - Views from the Top with António Horta-Osório, CEO of Lloyds Banking Group
  • 14:00 - Views from the Top with Lance Uggla, CEO of IHS Markit
  • 14:30 - Views from the Top with Bill Winters, CEO of Standard Chartered

Last minute planning

If you have been too busy to compile your full Sibos itinerary don’t fear! Every morning at 8:30 our Chat & Connect space will feature a 15 minute ‘Plan your day’ session covering the day’s highlights. You can also manage your Sibos experience using the following resources:

Views from the Top with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

As part of the Sibos Views from the Top programme we spoke to Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, about digitisation, connectivity and the future of finance. He discusses the challenges of balancing innovation with resilience and talks about new finance and unlocking stronger, more sustainable, inclusive growth.

The Honeypot challenge

With your help Sibos is aiming to fund 7,000 hours of respite breaks and educational support for The Honeypot Children's Charity, the only charity dedicated to supporting UK young carers. You can take part in The Honeypot fundraising activities at Meeting Point North and Meeting Point South in ExCeL London during Sibos week, as well as enter daily prize draws to win exclusive meet and greet experiences. Buy a cake, make a donation and enter today’s draw for your chance to win a Meet & Greet with marine biologist Paul de Gelder.

Countless connections

The Sibos smart badge allows you to click badges with other participants and instantly have their contact information sent to your inbox. It means you take full advantage of all of the networking opportunities Sibos offers, safe in the knowledge that technology will help you follow up on your conversations after the event. Watch the tutorial to find out more.

Photo of the day – Building Sibos

Building Sibos is a herculean effort – see below for how the exhibition at ExCeL London came to life. More photos are available here.

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