ABA general meeting and conference kicks off in November in Taipei
The 32nd Asian Bankers Association (ABA) general meeting and conference will be held in Taipei from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, with this year’s theme as “Asian Bankers: Growing Beyond Borders.”
Hosted this year by CTBC Bank, the Bankers Association of the R.O.C., and ABA, the annual ABA gathering will be held at the Grand Hyatt Taipei and see an attendance from top experts and leaders in the financial industry from 25 countries, ranging from the U. S., Spain, Iran, Turkey, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines and Hong Kong.
Current ABA chairman and CTBC Financial president Daniel Wu ( ) stated his wishes to see representatives of banks from each country share their insights on the current state of the economy and banking industry through the ABA panels and to improve banking development and cooperation in the AsianPacific region.
trending topics such as “Regional Integration: Implications for Asian Banks”; “Managing a MultiCultural and Multi- generational Customer Base”; “Going Digital: Pursuing Global Opportunities Through Technology”; and “Business Strategies to Meet Current Market Challenges.”
Richard C. Koo ( ), known as the most esteemed economist in Japan and currently the Chief Economist at the Nomura Research Institute, has been invited to speak and analyze the newest finance trends worldwide. Ko also holds a seat as senior advisor to the U.S. Center for Strategic and International Studies, and advisor to the New Yorkbased Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Koo was also a former economist for the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York and won the National Association for Business Economics’ Abramson Award in 2001.
Deputy Governor of the Philippine Central Bank Nestor Espenilla; Rizal Commercial Banking Cooperation Chairman Alfonso Yuchengco; former President of the China Merchants Bank Ma Weihua; Chairman and Chief Executive of the Bank of East Asia David Li; Spain’s Caixa Bank’s deputy chairman Antonio Massanell; Iran’s Bank Pasargad Deputy Chairman Majid Ghassemi; the Institute of Interna- tional Finance Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs Jermy Prenio; European Financial Management Association Head of Content Asia Pacific Richard Hartung; and other financial experts will attend the gathering as well.
The ABA welcomes
corpo- rate attendees representing the banking, finance, insurance and stock sectors to register with the gathering in order to receive first-hand information and brainstorm on business strategies. For registration information, refer to www.2015aba.org
Current ABA chairman and CTBC Financial president Daniel Wu ( ), front row third, welcomes financial experts from Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Iran, Spain and 25 other countries to participate in the 32nd ABA General Meeting and Conference. The gathering, themed “Asian Bankers: Growing Beyond Borders,” will be held in Taipei City from Nov. 12-13.