The World Conference of Banking Institutes, Lagos 2017
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) was unanimously endorsed to organize the 22nd edition of the biennial Conference for all banking Institutes across the globe in Lagos, Nigeria 24-28 April 2017. The World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI) is a biennial global forum that brings together professionals from the financial services industry and other stakeholders engaged in banking operation with around 1000 people in attendance. The WCBI serves as a veritable platform for the banking institutes to strategically appraise the achievements and challenges faced by the banking sub-sector globally and also effectively enhance the financial sector’s performance.
The hosting of the WCBI in Nigeria by The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) would promote innovative talent management strategies for the financial services; encourage strategic learning, cross fertilization of ideas and networking for value; promote investment and economic growth especially in the financial services industry; enrich access to information, knowledge experience and expertise of professionals from other jurisdictions; and provide unique platform for bilateral relations.
Professor Ted Gardener, Programme Director of the Chartered Banker MBA was the Forum Chair for the Re-professionalising Banking through Continuous Education Session with colleague Professor John Ashton, Academic Director Chartered Banker MBA as one of the guest speakers talking on the subject of the future and new directions of banking education.
Publication date: 4 May 2017