SAS Lloyds Banking Group Forum

Date: Wednesday 20th May 2020

RSA House
8 John Adam Street, Charing Cross,
London, WC2N 6EZ

Transform for Success in a Digital World

Fierce competition, advances in technology, and consumer expectations for hyper-personalised services are forcing banks to evolve. To adapt to rapid market developments, banks are looking to transform leveraging the new era of data evolution, advanced analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).

Lloyds Banking Group are serious about evolving to create a leading customer experience and transforming by digitising the group.

Please join us at the SAS Lloyds Banking Group Forum to understand how innovation in analytics, AL & ML are driving strategic transformation across the group.  You will hear directly from your peers and subject matter experts on how AI & Applied Science in the cloud can be deployed to power LBG’s transformation aligning with GSR4. 


Wednesday 20thth May 2020
10.30 - 11.00
Registration, Tea, Coffee & Pastries
11.00 - 11.15
Welcome to SAS Lloyds Banking Group Forum  
11:15 – 11:45Transformation and BankingSimon Overton, Director – Financial Services, SAS
11:45 – 12:15Digitalisation and the CloudPaul Jones, Head of Technology, SAS
12:20 – 13:20Networking Lunch and hands-on AI & Analytics in Action Demos
13.20 - 13.50

Lloyds Banking Group Session 1 

Speaker TBC
13.50 - 14.20

Lloyds Banking Group Session 2 

Speaker TBC
14:20 – 14:40Afternoon Break & Analytics in Action Demos
14.45 - 15.15

Lloyds Banking Group Session 3

Speaker TBC
15.15 - 15.45

Lloyds Banking Group Session 4

Speaker TBC

15.45 - 16.00

SAS Lloyds Banking Group Forum Closing Remarks

Alun Rowlands,
LBG Account Director, SAS
16:00 – 17:00Networking Drinks Reception & Demos

RSA House
8 John Adam Street
Charing Cross, London


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