"Building Ecosystem for Responsible Innovation"


BOT Digital Finance Conference 2023

Bank of Thailand ‘s  major event on digital finance with the aims to promote the the development and the adoption of innovations and financial infrastructure, to share knowledge on innovations and fintech development and to show the potentials of Thailand’s financial systems in fast shifting towards digital finance, contributing driving the new financial landscape.

"Building Ecosystem for Responsible Innovation"

The BOT wants to do more to enhance this ecosystem,
i.e. common utility, open digital payment ecosystem, and
a more collaborative approach to new technology.

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BDFC 2023 VDO clips


BDFC 2023 Opening Remarks - Dr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Bank of Thailand Governor

18 Sep 2023

Panel Discussion – Digital Infrastructure and Ecosystem for the Future of Financial Innovation

18 Sep 2023

Highlight Press Conference BDFC 2023 @ Siam Paragon

07 Sep 2023


DAY 1 : 14 SEPTEMBER 2023

Main Conference Hall, 5th Floor

10:15 - 10:30 Opening Remarks and Keynote Address (EN)
Keynote speaker: Dr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Bank of Thailand Governor [Speech] [VDO]
10:30 - 11:15   

Panel Discussion – Digital Infrastructure and Ecosystem for the Future of Financial Innovation (EN)


· Mr. Ronadol Numnonda - Deputy Governor, Bank of Thailand

· Mr. Ritesh Shukla - CEO, NPCI International Payments Limited 

· Mr. Sam Everington, CEO, Engine by Starling

· Mr. Putikarn Aurat - Former Chief Digital Business Officer, InnovestX [Moderator]

11:15 - 12:15

Panel Discussion - PromptBiz: Bringing Business and Financing up to the Next Level (TH)

Speech: Ms. Siritida Panomwan Na Ayudhya - Assistant Governor, Bank of Thailand


· Mr. Tawatchai Cheevanon - Chief Product & Business Solutions Officer, Krungthai Bank 

· Dr. Supot Tiarawut - Digital Government Development Agency

· Mr. Tee Seeumpornroj - Chief Finance Officer, AIS

· Dr. Narat Saraman - Association President, The Association of Thai Software Industry

· Dr. Vacharakoon Jivakanont – Deputy Director, Bank of Thailand [Moderator]

14:00 - 15:00

Panel Discussion - How Payment Innovation is Thriving in AI Era? (EN)


· Mr. Orapong Thein-ngern - President & Chief Technology Officer, Siam Commercial Bank

· Dr. Cherry Huang - General Manager Global Merchant Partnership South and Southeast Asia, Ant Group 

· Mr. Kunal Chatterjee - Head of Innovation (Asia Pacific), Visa

· Mr. Tana Pothikamjorn – CEO, Kasikorn LINE [Lead Discussion] 

15:00 - 16:00

Fireside chat – From Visions into Action: What’s Next for Open Data? (EN)


· Mr. Niliesh Kumar, Head of Digital Channels & Experience, Director, Citibank

· Mr. Chi-wai Chung, Fintech Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

· Mr. Nam Soon Liew - ASEAN Regional Managing Partner, Ernst & Young [Moderator] 

16:00 - 16:30

Keynote – The Power of Data and Digital Platform for Public Services (TH)

Speaker: Dr. Chadchart Sittipunt - Governor of Bangkok 

Business Insight , Library Stage, 2nd Floor.

10:40 - 12:10

AI in Finance  

Baker McKenzie

13:00 - 14:30

Driving Digital Financial Services Through Open Data & AI

Amazon Web Services

14:30 - 16:00

The Era of AI For Data Driven Organization


Showcases and Events, Stair stage, 1st Floor.

11:00 - 12:00

A Glimpse of the Ethical Lending Future in the Open Banking Era: The Story of Finexos      


12:00 - 13:00

Cross Border Payment 

UnionPay International Co., Ltd. /  BC Card Co., Ltd.

13:00 - 14:00

PromptBiz: Decoding a Journey to Digitalization  

TMBThanachart Bank Public Company Limited / Internet Thailand PLC

14:00 - 15:00

Shaping the Future of Digital Financial Services

iSPIRT / Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

15:00 - 16:00

The Rise of Embedded Finance and Digital Banking with Starling Bank

PricewaterhouseCoopers Thailand / Engine by Starling: Starling Bank  

DAY 2 : 15 SEPTEMBER 2023

Main Conference Hall, 5th Floor


10:00 - 10:20

Keynote: Generative AI: Possibilities in Financial Services and Journey Towards Adoption (EN)

Speakers: Mr. Dipen Mehta - General Manager (Financial Services), Microsoft

10:20 - 11:00

Panel Discussion - Empowering Financial Inclusion with AI (EN)


· Mr. Aukrit Unahalekhaka - Co-Founder & CEO, Ricult

· Mr. Dino Setiawan - CEO, Awantunai

· Mr. Sam Tanskul - Managing Director, Krungsri Finnovate

· Mr. Daniel Wu – Head of Financial Services, Public Policy, Asia Pacific, Amazon Web Services [Moderator]

11:15 - 11:45

Fireside chat - New Business Opportunities for Sustainable Growth (EN)


· Dr. Karin Boonlertvanich – Executive Vice President, Kasikornbank

· Mr. Chow Wong Yuen - Chief Sustainability Officer, United Overseas Bank (Thailand)

· Mr. Max Lee  - Co-founder & CEO, Pantas [Moderator]

13:30 - 13:45

Keynote – Digital Strategy for Public Infrastructure: India’s Experience (EN) 

Speakers: Mr. Siddharth Shetty - Advisor, Ministry of Finance (India)

13:45 - 14:30

Panel Discussion - Building Digital Highway for Businesses to Thrive in The Digital Era (EN)


· Mr. Siddharth Shetty - Advisor, Ministry of Finance (India)

· Mr. Sungjun Chun - Director of Global Business, Korea Credit Bureau

· Mr. Kukkong Ruckphaopunt – Senior Executive VP & IT Division Manager, Bangkok Bank

· Mr. Worawat Paarporn - Managing Director, Processing Center Company

· Ms. Chaveewan Kietduriyakul – Principal, Baker McKenzie [Moderator]

14:30 - 15:00Closing remark - Responsible Innovation : Creating a Better Future for All (EN)  
Speaker: Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul -  Chairman & Group CEO, WHA Corporation  

Business Insight, Library Stage, 2nd Floor


09:00 - 10:30

Building Digital Ecosystem to Attract New Age of International Tourists

Ant Financial Group

10:30 - 12:00

From Wallet to Financial SuperApp: The Growth of Digital Financial Ecosystem & Beyond 


12:15 - 12:45

Collaboration On the Development of Digital Services for Business  
Processing Center Company x Thai Digital ID x BCI (Thailand) x National Digital ID

13:00 - 14:30

Payment in Digital Innovation


14:30 - 16:00

The Power of the Modern Payments


Showcases and Events, Stair Stage, 1st Floor


10:00 - 11:00

CBDC and the Challenges in the New World's Financial System

Bank of Thailand

11:00 - 12:00Responsible AI for the Future Financial Services       
Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA)
12:00 - 13:00AI-powered Carbon Management Solution  
13:00 - 14:00

Cybercrime and Financial Fraud: Challenges in Digital Finance

Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau

14:00 - 15:00

Digital Identity Use Cases for Government Services
The Bureau of Registration Administration / Digital Government Development Agency (DGA)

15:00 - 16:00 eBC: Digital Confirmation for Smart Auditing 
Accounting Transformations Co.,Ltd. / Baker & McKenzie Ltd. / BCI (Thailand)

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