Editorial Calendar 2018


Banking Technology MagazineOur editorial calendar is intended to give an overview of the year ahead, including Banking Technology magazine upcoming features and details of distribution at events. It is a work in progress and will be updated as things change.

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Deadlines: Banking Technology magazine is published in the first week of the month. Deadline for print enquiries is the middle of the previous month. 


April 2018

New fintech frontiers
There is a huge amount of hype about financial technology (fintech) and its role in financial services. We’ll be looking at the technologies that will help financial institutions cross the next frontier of innovation – cognitive computing, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), biometrics, blockchain and more.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • TRANSACT, Las Vegas, USA
  • Instant Payments Summit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Synchronize, New York, USA
  • The Africa Fintech Summit, Washington D.C., USA
  • Seamless Asia, Singapore
  • HPD LendScape Conference 2018: The Future Customer, Various locations
  • Fraud and Financial Crime Europe, London, UK
  • Global Banking Innovation Forum & Expo, Prague, Czech Republic
  • SWIFT Business Forum London, UK
  • Risk EMEA, London, UK
  • TradeTech, Paris, France
  • Open Banking Summit, London, UK
  • FIMA US, Boston, USA
  • Digital Transformation in Insurance, London, UK
  • FinovateSpring, Santa Clara, USA
  • InsurTech Rising, Boston, USA
  • CPPO Prepaid Symposium, Toronto, Canada
  • The Payments Canada SUMMIT, Toronto, Canada

May 2018

Banking and payments – new business models
If there is any time to be excited about new business models coming to the banking and payments industries, it is now. Everything going digital, everything going instant, fintech offerings proliferating… and even the humble “brick and mortar” branch is getting a digital makeover. Jump on the digital bandwagon!

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • China Forex Expo, Shenzen, China
  • European Banking Forum: Digital Transformation in Retail Banking, London, UK
  • COMPLY2018, New York, USA
  • Digitising Wealth & Asset Management Summit, London, UK
  • Finnovation Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Money20/20 Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Finnovation South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Blockchain Summit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

June 2018

Cybersecurity – challenge accepted
The cyber threat is here to stay. We examine one of the hottest topics on the industry agenda – how can the financial services industry protect itself from cyber attacks and how institutions can join forces to ensure their decisions and actions are coordinated and well-informed. There is strength in numbers.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • London Tech Week, London, UK
  • Cloud & DevOps World, London, UK
  • New Age Banking Summit (NABS) – Europe, Warsaw, Poland
  • Harnessing Fintech Innovation in Retail Banking, London, UK
  • RegTech Summit Europe, London, UK
  • MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking, London, UK
  • TechNOVA: Connected Customer, London, UK
  • Intelligent Automation Financial Services, London, UK

July/August 2018

Payments – the present and the future
Another huge year for the payments industry, in both the retail and inter-bank markets. What trends are influencing the sector, who is surging ahead and who is lagging behind? What solutions are on offer?

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • Financial Innovation and Payments Summit, London, UK
  • Africa NXT Banking Summit, London, UK

September 2018

Innovation adoration
In the spotlight are the most innovative projects, initiatives, solutions and players in the fintech/banking technology space.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • FinovateFall, New York, USA

October 2018 – Sibos edition

Banking Technology is an official media partner of Sibos, Swift’s major annual event. Key topics on banking tech/fintech, payments, capital and treasury markets, corporate banking and innovation covered.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • Sibos 2018, Sydney, Australia
  • Money20/20 USA, Las Vegas, USA
  • Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum West, Napa, USA
  • FinTECHTalents, London, UK
  • Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo (ACCE), Las Vegas, USA

Daily News at Sibos
Banking Technology’s flagship daily publication – produced onsite at Sibos – available in print and online. Daily News at Sibos includes news, company announcements, features, interviews and analysis of the key themes of Sibos.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • Sibos 2018, Sydney

November 2018 – post-Sibos edition

The best bits from the show and the key takeaways, and of course plenty of food of thought from this major event for the global banking industry.

The issue will be distributed at the following events:

  • IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit, Dana Point, USA
  • Alternative Investing Summit, Dana Point, USA

Regulation & compliance pains

So much regulation, so little time to comply with it… In this issue of Banking Technology we’ll be focusing on the problems the thorny issue of regulation poses for the financial services industry and the solutions.

December 2018/January 2019

What a year it’s been… As the calendar year draws to the close, we look back at its highs and lows, and look forward to 2019 and what it might bring to the fintech industry.

February 2019

The year ahead
We look at what trends, developments and events are shaping the year 2019. From innovative fintech start-ups to the large incumbents, and everything in between – nothing escapes Banking Technology’s watchful eye.

March 2019

Artificial intelligence – mind games
AI isn’t new but the rise of mobile and cloud computing, combined with big data and cheap computing power, is driving a resurgence. Convergent technologies mean AI is finding new uses in financial services.


Further information about the conferences and events listed above can be found in our online Events Calendar.