The theme for this year’s Sibos annual meeting in Atlanta in the US – the Swift-organised gathering of technology-based banking and finance professionals globally – is “Time for Growth “The conference sessions will address the financial industry’s key issues: risk, reputation, revenue. These three “rs “summarise the challenge of whether our industry is ready and prepared for growth again, against a backdrop of managing risk and strengthening customer trust and confidence.

The conference structure consists of plenaries, industry sessions covering all market segments and Swift solution sessions. The exhibition is again filling up with financial institutions, partners and solution providers with their latest offerings to increase customer service, increase automation and STP, and reduce risk and cost. Swift is also taking new initiatives to attract more investment managers and industry standards representatives to Sibos.