Host: The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria
Date: April 24-28, 2017
Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria

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The theme for the upcoming WCBI 2017 is "Re-Thinking the Future of Banking and Finance & Life Long Learning" with the following sub-themes:

Envisioning the Future of Banking & Finance in the Global Economy

Re-Professionalising Banking through Continuous Education

Dynamics of Competition: Present & Future.

The Need for & Role of Banking/Finance Standards: Global, Regional & National

The Desire for Lifelong Learning

Parallel Sessions:


Payments system


Artificial Intelligence/Blockchain

To review and keep abreast of changes in the domestic and global financial systems.

To underscore the crucial role played by the banking & financial services sector in the global economy.

To explore management issues in the financial services sector and its impact on national and global economies.

To understand the impact of technology and globalization on the financial services sector and how it (technology) can be effectively applied in service delivery, both to bank customers and in banking education and training.

To compare and understand the structures of the programmes and management of banking education and training in different countries.

To study major changes in non-banking education fields (e.g. Universities and other professional bodies outside the commercial banking sector) and explore opportunities for collaboration.

To monitor recent developments in education and training programmes of participating members; and

To expand the participating organizations’ international network and thereby gain international recognition for their countries’ training and educational programmes.

Kindly open the link below and follow the steps accordingly


Send the details below to The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria as your representative in Nigeria via this email address
Information required from delegates

  • Name of Delegate
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Proposed airline
  • Proposed date of visit
  • Flight itinerary
  • Email address
  • Copy of data page of visitor’s passport
  • Copy of valid Return ticket


The participant would be responsible for the cost of Visa on Arrival. Once “Visa on Arrival Approval Letter” issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja is received, you can then proceed to make payment ‎online from the NIS portal. The approval letter and evidence of successful payment online will then be presented along with other necessary travel documents upon arrival at the VOA desk at the International airport for issuance of Visa. Payment can also be made at the point of arrival subject to presentation of Visa on Arrival Approval Letter. Master Card, Visa and American Express card are acceptable.

The WCBI Conference is open to professionals from all banking & financial services Institutes and all stakeholders in financial services education and training.

Chief Executive Officers, Senior Management and HR Professionals from the banking and finance sectors.

Chief Executive Officers, Senior Management and HR Professionals from the banking and finance sectors.

Registered members of banking institutes and members of other professional bodies engaged in the banking and finance sectors.

Financial services regulators and all policy makers in the public sector responsible for fiscal and monetary policy.

Private and public sector institutions with an interest in banking education and training.

National and international stakeholders in banking and financial services.

Heads & Associates of banking & finance departments in tertiary institutions.

Local Conference Registration Fee

Deposit Money Banks


Primary Mortgage Institutions


Microfinance Banks


Tertiary Institutions


Retired CIBN Members (60 years above)


Other Sectors of the economy



International Conference Registration Fee

Early Payment (January 1 – February 28)

Single Participant


Participant and Spouse


 Late Registration (March 1 - April 24)


Single Participant


Participant and Spouse