This year's 39th ABA General Meeting and Conference of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is scheduled to take place on November 9-10, 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal, which will be hosted by the Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA). This annual conference is doubly significant since not only is it the first face-to-face gathering that ABA members will have since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, but it will also be the first time that the ABA will be holding its Annual Conference in Nepal.
Nepal is a landlocked country situated in South Asia. It is bordered by China to the north and India to the east, west and south. Nepal is home to diverse landscapes ranging from the breathtaking peaks of the Himalayas to the fertile plains of the Terai region. Nepal holds a significant place in the world as it is home to Mount Everest, the highest peak on Earth, attracting mountaineers and adventurers from around the globe. Nepal is also known as the birth place of Buddha and the country is renowned for its ancient cities, temples, and monasteries, including Kathmandu, the capital city, which is a vibrant hub of art, architecture, and spirituality. Its incredible biodiversity and natural beauty stunning landscapes, and cultural treasures make it an enchanting destination for travelers.
The two-day event is designed to provide another valuable platform for ABA members to meet and network with each other, as well as to exchange views with invited experts on: (a) current trends and developments in the regional and global markets that are expected to have a significant impact on the banking and financial sector of the region, and (b) how industry players can address the challenges - and take full advantage of the opportunities - presented by these developments.
The theme of this year’s Conference is
"ASIAN BANKING : ROADMAP FOR RECOVERY & SUSTAINED GROWTH"
and will address the following topics:
Global Market Trends
Shaping the Future
Enabling Digital Trust
& Adoption of AI.
ESG Banking Strategy:
Principle & Profit.
Managing in Uncertainty
& Changing Environment.