Track 2 - Payments Innovation, Wednesday 19 April 2017


Morning networking

Mr Martin Newman

Creating a Seamless Customer Experience in a digitally driven multichannel world

  • How to put the customer first in a multichannel world
  • Data opportunities that can drive acquisition, conversation and retention
  • From discovery and acquisition to the check out and beyond
  • Transforming the checkout process with innovative payment methods
  • Moving from transaction to customer engagement
  • How will the customer journey evolve in the coming 24-36 months?
Ms Sandhya Devanathan

Think Small – Winning in a Mobile-First World

•    Assessing the challenges & opportunities of the fragmented shopper journey
•    How has mobile-fueled discovery changed consumers’ expectations of brand interactions?
•    Delivering immersive, expressive, and immediate experiences to customers through mobile 
•    Putting payments at the very heart of immersive mobile customer customer journeys
•    How to create seamless, personalised cross-device experiences

Asian innovation showcase

Highlighting the top startups from 6 seamless commerce categories:
Payments - Marketplaces - Analytics - Marketing - Logistics - In-Store Technology

Speed networking


Networking break

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Track chair's remarks

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P2P Payments

Rico Usthavia Frans
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Assessing the impending impact of messaging platform participation in P2P payments

•    Why messenger products are the perfect platform to enable P2P payments to hit the mainstream
•    Tapping into P2P architecture to allow seamless in-app mobile payments to merchants
•    Examining the success of the WeChat “red envelope” campaign to drive adoption
•    The opportunity for seamless cross-border payments through messaging platforms
Mr Joe Contini
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How can non-bank P2P firms compete with P2P banking products?

•    What features can P2P fintech providers push to keep a competitive advantage?
•    The value of agnostic platforms vs proprietary bank-owned P2P systems 
•    Assessing the monetisation strategy for P2P payments providers
Panel discussion
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Will the rise of P2P create a new frictionless retail payments paradigm?

•    Examining the key factors creating friction at customer point of sale
•    Integrating retail payments into the customer service process through P2P mechanics
•    How can P2P style retail payments thrive in the evolving security focused regulatory environment? 
•    Crossing the hurdle: what strategies can best drive consumer adoption?

Lunch break

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Michael Eidel
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The internet of value: why blockchain is a true paradigm shift

•    Assessing why the rise of blockchain can be as revolutionary as mainframes in the 70s and the web in the 90s
•    R3, Ripple and the rise of financial institution interest in distributed ledger
•    How blockchain will enable better, faster financial products at a far reduced cost
•    A lasting solution to bank operating costs: replacing aging architecture with blockchain solutions
•    Analysing the impact of blockchain on domestic and international payments
Pavel Bains
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From smart contracts to identity management: how blockchain will grease the wheels of commerce

•    Assessing the applications of blockchain technology beyond cryptocurrency
•    How can blockchain help to solve the fundamental transparency and security challenges of payments and commerce?
•    Merchant payments and the blockchain opportunity in the supply chain
•    Overcoming the fundamental cross-border trade challenges with blockchain application
Panel discussion
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Is blockchain the remedy to the issues facing of cross-border payments?

•    Examining the justification for high fees on existing cross-border payments solutions
•    How are Ripple and other innovators seizing the opportunity to make clearing houses redundant?
•    “Email for money”: assessing R3’s vision for the streamlined future of value transfer
•    How can regulators best support private sector blockchain innovation

Networking break

Mr Paul Stoddart

Instant payments goes global

• Going digital is about survival for banks
• Instant Payments provides the platform for innovation for banks and fintechs
• Transforming the core culture to truly deliver on transformation strategy
• Putting the bank brand back at the heart of payments
Venture Relations Sterling Hawkins

An investors view of the future of commerce innovation

•    How well are technology trends keeping up with consumer trends?
•    Assessing the state of today’s retail industry
•    How can technology solve some of retail’s fundamental challenges?
•    Where is the smart money going: a look at investment from payments to retail technology

Evening Drinks Reception

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Track 2 - Payments Innovation, Thursday 20 April 2017

Morning networking


Chair's introduction

Malikkhan Kotadia
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Chair's introduction

Ben Milne
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Enabling the future of commerce through real time payments

•    The digital commerce driven transformation of payments
•    Assessing the impact on the payments sector by non-bank market entrants
•    Compete, partner or acquire: how can incumbent players react to the strong challenge of fintech
•    Opening up the bank with APIs to allow a customer-centric future for payments
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Following the consumer lead: how B2B payments are growing to meet the needs of Asian commerce

•    Why has B2B payments innovation remained solidly behind the curve of consumer payments transformation?
•    From digital invoicing to cross-border payments: the scope of the B2B payments opportunity
•    Enabling seamless commerce through seamless commercial payments
•    Automated transactions through the supply chain in the coming age of IoT
Mr Subba Vaidyanathan
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Creating a seamless payments ecosystem

•    How is changing consumer behaviour increasing the demand for frictionless payment processes?
•    How can security and privacy be placed at the heart of evolving payment ecosystems?
•    Is there opportunity for a degree of consolidation in the payments industry?  
•    How can blockchain facilitate value transfer to further disrupt the payments ecosystem?

Morning break

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Payments Roundtables

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A look at the commercial future of blockchain

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Banking identity security innovation

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Demonetization in India : A Fintech Opportunity up for grab

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From digital payments to issuer loyalty - a guide

Sreeram Iyer
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Future impact on roles & people skills following digital distruption

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How to build and lead a winning data science team?

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Solving the key pain points for traditional corporate payments

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The password is dead: long live biometrics!

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Understanding cyber-hacking and security issues for digital payments ecosystem

round tables
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Track chair's remarks

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B2B Payments

Ms Namita Lal
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From paper to digital: tracking the inevitable digitization of B2B payments

•    Exploring why commercial payments has remained largely paper based
•    The opportunity to digitise A/P and A/R functions to drive better business processes, improved speed and cost savings
•    The acceptance challenge: what lessons can be learned from the efforts to drive digital consumer payments adoption?
•    Assessing the challenges and best practice of migrating supplier relationships to electronic payment systems
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Streamlining Asian supply chains with B2B payment transformation

•    Implementing procurement and collection cards to cut transaction costs and increase visibility
•    Exploring the technology beyond commercial cards streamlining transactions and drive vendor cashflow visibility
•    How will IoT and blockchain issue in a new age of total speed and visibility in supply chain payments?
Panel discussion
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The impact of globalised commerce on B2B payments innovation

•    From local to global: why is the internet driving a new age in cross-border commerce and supply chain activity
•    International supply chains and the historic challenge of cross-border supply chain finance
•    Assessing the value of integrated, technology driven approaches to cross-border B2B payments
•    How will blockchain mitigate inherent foreign exchange risks in large scale international B2B payments?

Lunch break

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Payments Innovation Showcase

Mr Don Chow
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APIs and the future of fintech/financial institution collaboration in the payments sector

•    Streamlining payments experiences for the consumer through 3rd party APIs
•    The challenge and opportunity of banking APIs to allow greater integration with fintech solutions
•    The challenge of safeguarding consumer data in a banking API driven ecosystem
•    Realising the bank as a conduit to personalised, niche services through API ecosystems
Adam Flinter
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Social payments: are you ready to lose control of the buy button?

•    Assessing the impact that buy buttons will have on merchant control over customer journey
•    What are the data ownership implications of using social media buy buttons?
•    Analysing the challenges facing social media click to buy buttons since their 2015 launch
•    How can alternative P2P solutions provide similar social value whilst retaining customer control

Afternoon Networking

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Payments Innovation Showcase (continued)

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The looming payments opportunity in the coming age of IOT

•    Consumer: the opportunity of embedding payments capability into connected consumer devices to enable incremental payments
•    Trade: transforming the supply chain through real-time, automated payments
•    Government: assessing the opportunity for automatically assessed disbursement and bill payment through sensor driven data
Mr Mohamed Abbas
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Democratising credit: how fintech is allowing more customers to enjoy credit card benefits

•    The value of making commerce more inclusive through credit availability
•    Putting instalment plans front and centre during the checkout process
•    Tapping big data to create better algorithmic approaches to risk assessment
•    All of the value, none of the risk: why fintech partnership is an exciting opportunity for merchants
Matthew Joseph Martin
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How fintech is revolutionising Islamic finance

•    Introducing the scope of demand for Islamic based finance across Asia
•    Why blockchain based currencies are fundamentally more adherent to Islamic principles
•    The fundamentals of non-bank led sharia compliant financing and crowdfunding models

End of conference networking

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