Cloud banking offering better flexibility and management

 Cloud adoption in the financial services industry is on the increase as result of the rapid digital transformation taking place in most of South Africa industries. However, the financial services industry is facing challenges that threaten the environment with issues arising from ever-changing regulatory concerns and compliance issues.


According to the IDC Research, 93% of South African companies are developing cloud strategies; companies are in the implementation phase or the planning implementation for the near future.  As a result of this, Fintech companies are consistently overtaking banks when it comes to staying up-to-date with the latest technological implementations, gaining new business, generating revenue, and improving margins.


Innovative technologies, including blockchain and Artificial Intelligence in the banking industry, have drastically changed the way that the financial services industry does business. It is important to stay abreast with the latest industry developments and with the cutting-edge technology and trends. Adopting an effective cloud strategy meet these needs, and keeps you at the forefront of the newest in innovation.


At the Cloud Adoption 2019 Conference, to be held on 16 & 17 April 2019 at the Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg, the focus will be on the landscape for Southern African cloud adoptions; managing the cloud and banks’ readiness; integrating innovative, cutting edge technology; cloud strategies and risk associated with compliance & regulations pertaining to cloud adoption.


The conference will focus on attracting professionals dealing with cloud computing, IT development, enterprise architecture, business analytics, cyberbanking, cybersecurity and compliance and regulations in the information technology sphere.


For more information to join the speaker panel, contact Project Manager, Michandre van Niekerk at 011-803-1553 or email




Professional for the financial industry including banks, technology companies, law firms, consulting companies and insurance companies

The main job areas include, but need not be limited to:


* Cloud Innovations * DevOps * Edge Computing * Infrastructure, Storage, Virtualisation * Multi-Cloud Strategies * Managed Services and Applications * Open Cloud * Service Providers * Software Architecture * Alternative Leading & Finance * Blockchain * Cryptocurrency * Digital wallet * FinTech * Banking evolution * RegTech * Tech Specialist Financial Crime Regulatory * Emerging Payments, Strategy &Regulation * Regulatory Risk Analyst * IT Governance & Risk * Model Risk Management * Financial Crime Compliance * KYC Compliance * Sanctions Advisory * KYC Analyst *  IT, Projects & Legal * Legal Counsel * Policy and Governance * Fraud specialist * IT Finance * IT Audit Manager * Information Technology Security * Data Architecture * data privacy


Conference sessions to be covered:


  • Landscape in South Africa for cloud adoptions
  • Management and readiness assessment for cloud adoption
  • Integrating innovative, cutting edge technology
  • Cloud adoption strategy and risk
  • Compliance & regulations affecting cloud adoption


Benefits of speaking at this conference


Extensive exposure:


Your name and profile will be featured on all promotional material e.g. brochure, website, e-mails & PR campaigns.


Your presentations will form part of the complementary digital material that is handed out to all our delegates and they will have your company and contact details on hand post-event. In addition, your name, biography, company and designation will be available on the TCI Website.


In appreciation of your contribution as a speaker, we will provide you with one (1) complimentary guest pass to the conference. Please be sure to provide the guest details.


Speaker Companies will have first preference when it comes to sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.


*NO SALES pitches will be allowed!


Feedback received from TCI previous conferences in the past two years


  1. “The presentations and content presented were informative, and useful for daily operations.” – Hulisani Ndou, AML Analytics, Standard Bank
  2. “Speakers were knowledgeable, and the venue was spectacular.” – Cavlyn Bemaya, Legal Advisor , Liberty Africa
  3. “Great conference, wonderful insights shared” – Nomfundo Myeni, Head Money Transfer, Bidvest Bank
  4. “I learned some new things which were very valuable to me” – Michael Gama, Developer, Mint Management Technologies
  5. “Well organised and communication before-hand was good” – Marilyn Pillay, Senior Regulatory Compliance Manager, Clientele
  6. The topics that were covered was about the industry and satisfactory.” – Millasant Eriss, Key Accounts Manager, Transaction Capital Recoveries
  7. “Structure of the programme and level of knowledge of the speakers was impressive.” – Divinia Naidu, Compliance Officer, Financial Intelligence Centre, South Africa
  8. “Really well-prepared speakers new content and it was presented very professionally. – Wainedon Perry, ABSA