So off we go to the Technology Forum, listed as a 'highlight of the day' session as we walked into SIBOS this morning.
It's an ok affair, not especially amazing, with a writeup from the conference program as follows:
"Technology leaders will crystallise the pivotal technology trends that are inexorably influencing the future of the financial industry, at a speed that is sometimes not in your control. Buckle in and find out what you are ready for and what you should be ready for."
Anyways, here's what happened.
The gentleman trying to enter the hall is a friend of mine Mieczyslaw Groszek, Vice President, of the Polish Bank Association and a fellow speaker.
He, like me and many others, was not being allowed into the session by our friendly American door guard.
Shielding off attack after attack from desperate SIBOS attendees wanting to hear the latest tech trends, we were all told to go down to room 205 to watch it on TV.
Hmmm … I can do that on live streaming when I get home.
Ah well, instead of hearing another conference session, it's off to the Exhibit Hall to blag some gifts and get lunch …