October 3, 2019 | 7:00 pm October 5, 2019 | 4:00 pm
Grand Ballroom, The Hilton, Colombo, Sri Lanka


The prestigious 58th ACI World Congress will be held from 03rd to 05th October 2019 at the Grand Ballroom, The Hilton, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The congress is hosted by the Sri Lanka Forex Association (SLFA) affiliated to the ACI – The Financial markets Association.

The Congress will be attended by ACI members from over 60 countries across the globe representing

  • Central banks
  • Commercial banks
  • Investment banks
  • Asset Management Firms
  • Hedge Funds
  • Consulting firms
  • Broker-dealers
  • Service providers
  • Exchanges
  • Corporations
  • Government & Regulatory
  • Agencies
  • Academia


03rd October 2019 – Registration

Registration desk opens at the Hilton at 08.30 am where delegates will be able to collect their conference kits.

03rd October 2019 – Opening Ceremony

Time Itinerary / Details
07.00 pm Welcome/Registration of invitees, guests and delegates
07.30 pm Welcome address by the ACI World Congress Organising Committee Chair / SLFA President
Address by ACI Chairman Mr. Bruno Langfritz
Address by the Chief Guest (TBC)
08.15 pm Entertainment, Cocktails and dinner

04th October 2019 – ACIWC’19 Day 1

Time Itinerary / Details
09.00 am Welcome address
09.05 am Address by the Chief Guest (TBC)
09.30 am Keynote address by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy
10.00 am Tea break
10.15 am Plenary session 01: “Leveraging on Asia and the New Silk Route”
Keynote address / Panel discussion
11.30 am Ice breaker
11.35 am Plenary session 02: “Crypto currency, Blockchain and other Fintech Innovations / Disruptions”
Keynote address / Panel discussion
12.45 pm Networking Lunch
02.00 pm Plenary session 03: “Global market outlook for year 2020 and beyond” Focus on currencies, commodity, equity and capital markets
Keynote address / Panel discussion
03.15 pm Tea break
03.30 pm Plenary session 04: Regulatory panel on “New regulations impacting markets”
Panel discussion
04.30 pm End of day 1

05th October 2019 – ACIWC’19 Day 2

Time Itinerary / Details
09.00 am Plenary session 05: “Sri Lanka – Gateway to South Asia”
Keynote address / Panel discussion
10.25 am Ice breaker
10.30 am Tea break
10.45 am Plenary session 06: “AI and Machine Learning – the future of markets”
Keynote address / Panel discussion
12.15 pm Platinum Sponsor(s) Presentations
12.45 pm Networking Lunch
02.00 pm Plenary session 07: “BIS FX Global Code”
Keynote address / Panel discussion
03.30 pm ACIWC 2020 promotional video
03.35 pm Recognition of the ACIWC’19 Organising Committee
Vote of thanks – SLFA / Congress Secretary
04.00 pm Tea break / End of Congress

05th October 2019 – Evening Programme (Networking event)

ACI-SLFA Ball – Gala dinner dance (For Invitees, Registered ACI Member Association participants and SLFA members) / ACI flag handover ceremony.

  • Bands: Misty and Ano Domini
  • MC: Dino
  • Guest artists

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