Published Date: March 14, 2006
Global banking & technology visionaries to visit India for Finacle Conclave
Bangalore, March 14, 2006 Finacle Conclave at Goa got off to a flying start with participation of over 100 delegates from 26 countries.
Infosys Technologies Ltd, today announced that it is organizing Finacle Conclave 2006, the inaugural client forum of Finacle that aims to bring together thought leaders and visionaries from the world of banking. The event is a prestigious global banking CXO forum with participation from close to 100 CXO’s from 27 countries. The event is being held in Goa from March 20-22nd. Besides the global banking leaders, leading analysts and renowned experts from the banking sector will also be attending this conclave.
The conclave will provide a platform to banking thought leaders to share and deliberate on some of the most important issues impacting the banking industry. Global Trends in Retail Banking, Business and Technology Integration, Core banking Replacement, Business and Technology priorities for the year ahead are among the few subjects being debated at this Conclave.
The Conclave aims to feature some of the best known names in the banking and technology space globally. Mr. KV Kamath of ICICI bank and Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy of Infosys are among the key note speakers. Besides them, CIO’s and Business Heads of some of the leading banks from Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Americas, analysts and consultants from leading firms like Gartner, Celent, Datamonitor and Forrester would be amongst the key speakers at this 3- day event.
According to Merwin Fernandes, VP and Business Head, Finacle, Infosys Technologies, “Finacle with its global network of clients across 49 countries was ideally placed to create this unique platform of Finacle Conclave. This platform will not only help our clients and other bankers from across the globe to share business and technological achievements and learn from global best practices, but also along with our partners help us to better understand and address the changing requirements of the industry.”
Finacle, the universal banking solution from Infosys, empowers banks to transform their business leveraging technology. The solution addresses the core banking, e-banking, treasury, wealth management, CRM, and cash management requirements of universal, retail and corporate banks worldwide. Finacle has been architected out of years of experience with global banks and offers several powerful and differentiating features making it one of the most comprehensive, flexible and scalable solutions in its class. www.edgeverve.com/finacle
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