Themed “Market Data: Digitization, Disruption and Financial Inclusion”, this year’s workshop will bring together investors, securities exchanges, market regulators, government agencies, policy makers, market data aggregators, broker dealers and other capital market stakeholders to deliberate on the future of capital markets and financial systems in the wake of disruptive fourth industrial revolution technologies.
According to Femi Onifade, the acting divisional head, trading business, NSE, the conference will provide an invaluable opportunity to engage industry experts about key disruptive technologies that are integral to the growth of the financial services sector, and which will indeed define the future of work, as well as the balance of economic power.
He noted, “these technologies will catalyze changes within economies and businesses at an unprecedented pace and scale than any of the preceding industrial revolutions.
We hope that the event will provide necessary insights and produce new partnerships that will challenge conventional methods and enhance our collective readiness to evolve and compete favourably on a global scale”.
Also speaking about the event, Afeez Ramoni, acting head, market services department, NSE said: “As a result of the convergence of web, mobile, cloud, IoT, big data as well as the increasing need for access to financial information anytime and everywhere, enterprises across all markets are witnessing disruption through digital transformation in every geography. This year’s edition of the workshop presents an opportunity for all stakeholders to share ideas on the best options to leverage in order to deepen financial inclusion”
Sponsors of the 2018 NSE Market Data Workshop include, Sterling Bank Plc, Zanibal Solutions, Gems Consult Limited, Meristem Group, Neulogic Solutions, CSL Stockbrokers Limited, Wapic Insurance Plc., Eagle Global Markets Limited, Central Securities Clearing System Plc. and NTEL.