Looking forward to the Building Societies Annual Conference 2022

A look ahead to next week's Conference taking place in Liverpool.

We are looking forward to welcoming many of you to the Conference taking place next week in Liverpool. With over 600 attendees, the first in-person conference since 2019 promises to be a thought-provoking and lively event.

Speakers and topics

Almost 60 speakers will inform and engage delegates over the two days across a wide range of topics relevant to the present and the near future of the sector, including:

Digital transformation; proportionality in prudential regulation; digital currencies; innovation in financial services; diversity and inclusion; green housing and finance; mutual businesses in a post pandemic world; open banking and many more!

Speakers at the event include:

  • Carole Walker, Journalist and Presenter
  • Sheldon Mills, Executive Director, Financial Conduct Authority
  • Katharine Birbalsingh CBE,  Chair of the Social Mobility Commission
  • Robin Fieth, Chief Executive, Building Societies Association
  • Charlotte Crosswell OBE, Chair and Trustee of Open Banking Ltd
  • Simon Fanshawe OBE, Diversity Consultant, Broadcaster and Author
  • Andrew Wishart, Chief UK Property Economist at Capital Economics
  • Frances Coppola, Financial Writer and Commentator

The conference and exhibition takes place at the ACC Liverpool by Kings Dock, and our networking events will be visiting some of Liverpool’s most iconic venues. The Merseyside Maritime Museum is home for our Welcome Party on 3 May and Liverpool Cathedral plays host to the official conference dinner on 4 May with over 400 guests in attendance.

Thank you to our sponsors

We would like to thank our headline sponsors DXC Technology, FinastraMutual Vision, and Target Group, our sponsors BDO, ieDigital, RSA and Salesforce and all our exhibitors for supporting this year's conference. Visit our sponsors and exhibitors page on the website to find out more.

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Follow the BSA on Twitter to get live updates from the keynote and panel sessions.  We will also be publishing a daily blog with the highlights from both days.