(CPV) - Banking Vietnam 2012 conference and exhibition under the theme “Technology transformation towards effective banking governance and high quality services for banking sector” is being held from May 23-24 in Hanoi.
Marking the 15th time of being held since 2002, Banking Vietnam 2012 is expected to be a forum where leading IT experts, leaders of banks and related governmental offices, and any organizations, individuals interested in IT application in banking industry gather and have valuable and practical discussion.
The event was co-organized by IT Department, State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and International Data Group (IDG Vietnam).
The event will definitely provide much useful information for the roadmap of modernizing banking industry, non-cash payment promotion and banking system’s restructuring in Vietnam.
Banking Vietnam 2012 Conference includes a keynote session and four thematic sessions, providing a general overview about the current situation and trends of IT application in Vietnam’s banking industry during 2012 – 2015, as well as addressing outstanding problems that the industry has had to cope with.
This year, aware of the importance in providing data about overall market, IDG ASEAN will present the report of IDG research on "Overview on IT application in banking sector in Vietnam" to evaluate the difference between current technology infrastructure of domestic commercial banks and licensed foreign banks in Vietnam.
Besides, Banking Vietnam 2012 exhibition will have a demonstration area of non-cash payment services of Vietnam's banking system with the participation of Hanoi’s commercial banks, and providers of consumer electronic products... Visitors can shop for discount rates through POS or online payment. Hence, Banks can demonstrate and introduce Online Payment Gateway solutions and the latest banking services.
The exhibition with the participation of more than 40 booths will also present modern banking services models and leading high-tech services such as core banking system, virtualization, project management, technology management, market risk management, audit systems, standards of compliance and security…
According to Mr Le Thanh Tam, CEO of IDG Vietnam, with an aim to diversify services, stimulate electronic payment and non-cash payment in order to fully meet the new requirements of the economy, in December, 2011, Prime Minister has approved of project on non-cash payment promotion in Vietnam during 2011-2015.
The project has clearly stated the objectives for 2015 which are: cash-payment proportion in total payment methods must be under 11%, increasing the number of people having a bank account to 35-40%, promoting payment via bank cards with the main focus on payment via POS, targeting that in 2015, there must be approximately 250,000 POS installed with more than 200 million transactions/year./.