Milestones 2014

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The Tenth International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS) - 2014 was organized at IDRBT. The Conference was inaugurated by Dr. C. Rangarajan, renowned economist and former Governor, Reserve Bank of India. Renowned academicians, international researchers, industry experts, students from across the globe took part in the conference. The 3-day conference was preceded by a 2-day tutorial on December 16-17, 2014 on topics pertaining to Information Systems Security. December 16-20, 2014
The Sixth CISO Forum Meet held at IDRBT. December 16, 2014
The Institute conducted the Fourth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium. The Colloquium was inaugurated by Prof. San Murugesan, University of Western Sydney, Australia. The Colloquium also included talks on emerging issues of technology research by eminent faculty like Prof. B. Shekar, IIM Bangalore and Prof. C. V. Jawahar, IIIT Hyderabad. Academicians, Research Scholars, and students from reputed institutions participated in the 2-day Colloquium. December 11-12, 2014
The First BIAN-IDRBT Executive Summit for Core Banking Specialists was held at IDRBT. December 05-06, 2014
The 4th Bank Executive Programme was held at NIBM, Pune. The programme which was jointly organized by IDRBT, NIBM and IIBF, included a series of sessions on various banking issues like Talent Management in HR, Brand and Marketing Management, Credit Risk Management, IT & Business Alignment, CRM & Business Analytics, etc. November 03-08, 2014
Dr. A.S. Ramasastri took charge as Director, IDRBT. October 24, 2014
On October 17, 2014, Prof. Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor, Central Bank of Kenya visited IDRBT. He was accompanied by Prof. Lydia Ndirangu, Assistant Director, Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) Research Centre. The key agenda was to discuss and explore the possibilities of collaboration between IDRBT and KSMS to set up a Mobile Banking Lab in KSMS. October 17, 2014
The Tenth Edition of the IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards was held at the Institute. Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Visitor, IDRBT graced the occasion and delivered the keynote address. Later, the Governor gave away the awards to the best banks. Shri R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Chairman, IDRBT released a report on Technology in Banking.

The event was preceded by an Executive Directors' Panel and a CEO Panel which saw participation of various Executive Directors, CMDs and other senior banking experts.

The top management of the Indian Banking and Financial Sector including Directors of the RBI Board, Deputy Governors, Executive Directors of RBI; CMDs, MDs, IT Chiefs of public and private sector banks also came together for the event.
October 15, 2014
58th Governing Council Meeting held at IDRBT, Hyderabad. October 15, 2014
IDRBT organized the Third International Programme on Information Assurance and Management for Banks & Financial Institutions in collaboration with SUNY, Buffalo, USA. The first part of the programme was held at IDRBT from September 04-06, 2014 and the concluding part was held at SUNY, Buffalo, USA from September 08-13, 2014. The participants included bankers from both the public sector and private sector banks. The programme was co-ordinated by Dr. B. M. Mehtre, Associate Professor, IDRBT and Dr. Venu Govindaraju, Director, Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS)and Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT. September 04-13, 2014
The Fifth CISO Forum Meet was held at Central Bank of India, Mumbai. August 22, 2014
The Fourth CISO Forum Meet held at IDRBT. June 27, 2014
57th Governing Council Meeting held at IDRBT, Hyderabad. June 20, 2014
The 3rd Bank Executive Programme was held at IDRBT. The programme which was jointly organized by IDRBT, NIBM and IIBF, offered an insightful overview of the trends in the Banking Technology, the HR Challenges, IT Governance, Information Security and covered other banking areas such as Risk Management, Asset-Liability Management, etc. Around 22 senior management executives of various banks participated in the week-long programme. April 21-26, 2014
A delegation of 19 students from the University of Victoria, Canada, visited IDRBT as a part of their study programme on identifying business potential in emerging markets like India and the viability of Digital Wallets and its feasibility in India.

Shri Patrick Kishore, Chief Operating Officer, IDRBT welcomed the delegation with an introduction about the Institute and the technology services offered by IDRBT. Dr. V. N. Sastry, Professor, IDRBT presented the various academic and research initiatives of the Institute.

The delegation interacted with Team IDRBT on Information Security, Mobile Banking, Financial Inclusion, and also visited the Mobile Banking Security Lab of the Institute.
April 15, 2014
Shri R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, takes over as the Chairman of IDRBT. April 03, 2014
The Conference of CIOs/GM (ITs) of Banks was held at IDRBT. Shri G. Padmanabhan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India delivered the keynote address on "Efficient Systems and Proficient Banks". Later, Shri Padmanabhan and Dr. Gulshan Rai, Director General, CERT-IN launched the new "Information Security Incident Tracker". CIOs and GM (ITs) of both the public and private sector banks participated in the 2-day event and discussed about various issues concerning the Indian Banking and Financial Sector. March 10-11, 2014
The 2nd SFMS User Forum Meet held at IDRBT. February 20, 2014
The Third CISO Forum Meet held at IDRBT. January 30-31, 2014
56th Governing Council Meeting held at Mumbai. January 09, 2014