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Day 2 – Sibos in full swing

Recapping yesterday's highlights and a look ahead at Day 2.

What to expect from Day 2 at Sibos

The biggest ever Sibos, with more than 11,000 registered delegates, is fully underway. Enjoy a second day packed with exciting sessions including the very first Big Issue Debates and other great highlights including:

What happened on Day 1?

Day 1 of Sibos 2019 London got off to a roaring start and launched with an Opening Plenary featuring SWIFT Chairman Yawar Shah, SWIFT CEO Javier Pérez-Tasso and guest speaker Dame Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics (LSE). Other highlights included the first Views from the Top sessions with António Horta-Osório, CEO of Lloyds Banking Group, Bill Winters, CEO of Standard Chartered and Lance Uggla, CEO of IHS Markit. Watch the video for all of the best moments.

Brian Cox wows Innotribe

Innotribe was opened yesterday with a keynote speech from Brian Cox, one of the UK's best known scientists and Professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester. His talk explored the fundamental science behind everything from stars and planets to atoms and microbiology. Professor Cox kicked off an Innotribe programme that travels to the future of finance to reflect on the technological and societal changes bringing challenges - and opportunities - for the financial services industry.

Sibos STARs open London Stock Exchange

On the first day of Sibos 30 participants of the inaugural STAR (Sibos Talent Accelerator Route) scholarship opened trading at the London Stock Exchange. The STAR scholarship is a new addition to the Sibos programme designed to empower professional women, as future leaders in the financial industry. It brings together women from some of the largest financial organisations across 17 countries to benefit from learning and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Photo of the day – Shining a Spotlight on industry issues

Day 1 of Sibos kicked off with a packed day of conference sessions including the launch of the Spotlight stage, which today focused on Open Banking. More photos from across the first day of Sibos are available here.

Networking events – last chance to register

Today is your last chance to register for some of the most popular networking events at Sibos. Registration closes at 17:00 today for:

Don't also forget to register for the Sibos escape room challenge, part of Talent Thursday.

Help the Honeypot Heroes

The Sibos community has already raised 25% of the target of 7000 hours for The Honeypot Children’s Charity. Visit The Honeypot at Meeting Point North and Meeting Point South within ExCeL London to donate, buy a cake and enter today’s draw for a chance to win Meet & Greet experiences with The Great British Bake Off presenter Sandi Toksvig and Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General of MI5.

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