Doha: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) becomes a lead sponsor of the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2019. The 8th edition of the finance and investment conference will be held on the 8th and 9th of December 2019.
This year’s Euromoney Qatar Conference will focus on how the resourceful and capital-rich Qatari economy is transforming it’s already sizeable role in the global economy to meet the new demands of 21st-century business and finance.
Delegates will hear from Qatari ministers, financial and business leaders, in addition to industry practitioners, investors and globally influential commentators at the forefront of digital transformation. Over two days, the conference intends to present a coherent and consistent strategic overview of the challenges and opportunities that the coming years will bring.
Commenting on the sponsorship, QIB’s Group CEO, Bassel Gamal, said: “We are pleased to confirm our support as a lead sponsor of the 2019 Euromoney Qatar Conference. This is an important and well-established platform where industry experts gather to exchange knowledge and share their expertise in the ever-changing financial sector of Qatar and the world.”
He added: “Established in 1982 as the first Islamic bank in Qatar, QIB began its role in the nation’s progress. Today, as one of the leading banks at home and in the region, QIB is playing a vital role in financing some of the largest corporations that are leading the country’s economic growth. With Qatar’s economic development being a priority for us, we will continue to support initiatives that promote the nation’s progress.”
QIB’s Chief Strategy & Digital Officer, Constantinos Constantinides will participate at a panel during the conference titled: The Future of Banking. The panel will discuss several topics such as the evolution of traditional banking, the difference between digital transformation and digital disruption, how technology can be leveraged to build financial sector competitiveness,, open banking and its importance, as well as global regulators’ understanding of technology and cybersecurity.