Conference Day 1

 

Payments Iran Conference Day 1

INTEROPERABILITY

09:00

WELCOME ADDRESS

Slawomir Lachowski
09:05

KEYNOTE: Defining the future of payments and banking

•    Innovating in a digital world of financial services
•    FinTech Revolution
•    Reinvention of financial services
•    Preparing for the continuing digital transformation of payments
•    Establishing a cashless society in the dawn of digital payments

 
Panel discussion
09:30

CEO PANEL Building an interoperable payments ecosystem

•    Connecting Iran’s payments industry to international networks and systems 
•    Upgrading Iran’s payment systems to close the gap on quality and range of payment services 
•    Developing the range of user-centric payment services available on digital touch-points 
•    Seamlessly connecting the Shetab network with the global payment industry  
•    Easing the transfer of money inside and outside the country with Fintech innovation
 
Panel discussion
10:00

KEYNOTE PANEL Financially including Iran with the world

•    Solving payments interoperability for universal financial access
•    Making it simple for Iranians to pay globally and the world to make payments in Iran
•    Increasing acceptance points
•    Coordinating stakeholders, a regulatory framework, policy-makers, commercially viable business models and technological solutions
 
10:20

Networking break

SEAMLESS, FRICTIONLESS PAYMENTS

Mr Farshad Nowshadi
11:00

KEYNOTE: Developing omnichannel payments and banking within Iran and globally

•    Utilising the vast range of technologies available for frictionless commerce from voice to proximity
•    Using fintech start-ups in Iran and globally 
•    Consolidating transactions to increase customer engagement 
•    New generation technological competitors: Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay 
•    Increasing ROI and improving customer retention with transactional flexibility   
•    Integrating contactless, smart wallets and push e-payments payments into the mainstream market 
 
Panel discussion
11:20

PANEL Mining the mobile wallet opportunity

•    Should banks be producing their own mobile wallets? 
•    Can third-party wallets displace banks as a consumer’s primary payment provider? 
•    Blurring the lines between the physical and online worlds
•    Debating the value proposition for merchants, issuers and consumers
•    Including applications that extend beyond payments to drive mobile payments
•    Deploying mobile wallet solutions within mobile banking apps
Moderator: Nima Namdari, Business Development Deputy Manager, Efarda
Panel discussion
11:50

PANEL Bringing alternative payments to the mainstream

•    Debating the role of the bank and the merchant in providing and accepting alternative payments
•    Rolling out mobile, social, wearable, in-app, TV and BLE payments in the future 
•    Changing customer and merchant behaviour to integrate alternative payments 
•    Permitting tech-savvy customers to pay the way they want to pay
•    Establishing ecommerce, online banking and retailing systems utilising frictionless payments 
Mr Kazem Aminaee
12:20

Transforming commerce transactions

•    Redefining secure, ubiquitous commerce
•    Turning any connected device into a commerce device
•    Anticipating the ability for connected objects to make commercial transactions
•    What the future could bring and what it means for your business
•    Building real and scalable innovations 
•    Satisfying unmet customer needs, making profits and delivering innovation 
Mr Asif Durrani
12:40

Meeting UnionPay: The Global Payments Network

Mr Asif Durrani, Country Manager UAE & Oman, Unionpay International Middle East Fz LLC
Mr Shahryar Khalili
13:00

Welcome address by refreshment sponsor

Reserved for BarPardakht
Mr Shahryar Khalili, Member of the Board, Behpardakht Mellat
13:05

Lunch

SECURITY & IDENTITY IN A DIGITAL WORLD

Panel discussion
14:30

PANEL Mobilising security to make it pervasive and personalised

•    Handling security, risk and fraud in the digital age 
•    Adopting the EMV standard in preparation for the expected influx of cards to Iran’s market
•    Managing increasing sophistication and scale of threat to match payment developments
•    Integrating blockchain technology to increase transparency, accuracy and cost efficiency  
•    Creating convenience for the customer whilst securing their data
•    Installing new technologies that automate security 
 

ANALYTICS IN PAYMENTS

Suzana Stojakovic Celustka
15:15

Capitalising on analytics as a security measure

•    Utilising predictive analytics to anticipate and combat fraud in a digital world
•    Rolling out data mining and predictive modelling to proactively manage risk
•    Preventing and predicting fraud in real time without affecting the experience of the customer
•    Analysing past failures of data to forecast and handle uncertainty
•    Developing analytics to uncover the true identity of individuals and groups 
•    Diminishing the chance of data breaches with intelligent analytics 
Ms Samira Badr
15:40

Welcome address by refreshment sponsor

Host: Ms Samira Badr, Commercial Manager, SohaIranian Pioneer Smart Solutions (SOHA).
15:50

Networking break

THE FUTURE OF BANKING

Mr Amir Hossein Fatahi
16:20

New bank business models in digital transformation

Mr Amir Hossein Fatahi, Managing Director, Iran Argham Co. (IAC)
Mr David Noel Lardin
16:40

Serving the heightened expectation of digitally-savvy customers

17:00

Close of day one

17:30

Networking dinner reception

last published: 21/Nov/16 09:25 GMT