CUTTING EDGE INSIGHTS
UNRIVALLED PEER-TO-PEER EXCHANGE
4th Nextgen Payments Forum
Limassol, Cyprus
 

 

Day 1 - 21st May 2018

 

08:30-09:15

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:15-09:30

 

Welcome Address by QUBE Events

Lilly Pavlou, Director, Qube
Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International
Invest Cyprus - Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency CIPA
09:30-10:00

 

Keynote presentation
PSD2 and Open Banking: Unleashing opportunities for innovation and digital transformation
Michael Salmony, Chairman, CAPS (Convenient Access to PSD2 Services) & Executive Adviser, equensWorldline SE

10:00-10:30 

 

Presentation
Security across the payments industry: New technology and methods in cyber
defence
Vikas Munshi, Lead Architect data analytics & machine learning, ING Nederlands

10:30-11:00

 

Presentation
Insights into what the modern user of online banking/payments expects of providers
Graeme Paton, Chief Technology Officer, 
EmexGo

 

11:00-11:30

 

Coffee Break

11:30-12:00

 

Presentation
Analysing the value of data and harnessing its capabilities in ecommerce
Paul Alfing, Senior Consultant Retail, Payments Advisory Group, member e-Payments Expert Taskforce, Ecommerce Europe
 

12:00-12:30

 

Challenger Session Innovator VS Regulator
Banking of the future: Transforming and empowering the customer experience
Nassos Antoniou, Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Starling Bank
Robert Courtneidge, CEO, 
Moorwand
Aleksi Grym, Head of Digitalisation, Bank of Finland

 

12:30-13:45

Lunch

13:45-14:15
 
Presentation
An instant future: Enabling innovation through real-time payments
Gert Heynderickx, Legal Counsel and Company Secretary, European Payments Council (EPC)
 
14:15-15:00

Panel Discussion A
Addressing GDPR concerns, challenges and opportunities
Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International
Gert Heynderickx, Legal Counsel and Company Secretary, European Payments Council (EPC)
Vikas Munshi, Lead Platform Architect data analytics & machine learning, ING Nederlands

 

 

15:00-15:15

Presentation
The standardization of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
Dr. Theodosis Mourouzis, Research Fellow, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT)

15:15-15:45

 

Interactive Session
Remain compliant and take control of your incoming payments processes. A practical case study for banks.
Alexis Evangelou, Digital Business Solutions Manager, Iron Mountain Cyprus
Robert Courtneidge, CEO, Moorwand
Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International

 

15:45-16:15
 
 
Coffee Break
 
 
16:15-16:45
Interactive Session
The rise of mobile penetration and it's subsequent effects
Harris Aristodemou, Chief Compliance Officer, NETinfoPay
Paul Alfing, Senior Consultant Retail, Payments Advisory Group
Dimitris Litsikakis
, Country Manager Greece & Cyprus, Revolut
 

16:45-17:00

 
Special Live Edition
Fintech unplugged 
Hosted by Robert Courtneidge, CEO, Moorwand & Suresh Vaghjiani, Managing Director, Global Processing Services
 

17:00-17:15

Closing comments by chairman
Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International

 

17:15

 

Networking cocktail reception sponsored by ECommBX

 

 

 

Day 2 - 22nd May 2018

 

08:30-09:00

 

Morning Coffee

09:00-09:30

Keynote
The future of e-payments: latest updates from REMA

Victor Dostov, President, Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association (REMA)
 
09:30-10:00

 

Keynote
An exploration of trends within payments and digital transformation of the industry
Aleksi Grym, Head of Digitalisation, Bank of Finland

10:00-10:45

 

Panel Discussion B
PSD2 - Fostering Innovation and Enhancing Competition
Moderator: Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International
Michael Salmony, Strategic Adviser Payment Innovations, Euro Retail Payments Board (EPRB)

Loukis Loucaides, Director - COO, ECommBX
Michael C.G. Charalambides, CEO - MD, ECommBX
Viktoria Soltesz, CFO, Blackmoon Financial Group
Christiana Aristidou, Partner - Innovation Leader, Democritos Aristidou LLC

10:45-11:15

 

 Coffee Break

 

11:15-12:15

Brainstorming and Key Takeaways
Overview of NPF Cyprus industry topics and challenges
Peter Oakes, Founder, Fintech Ireland, Board Director, TransferMate & Susquehanna International

 

12:15

 

Lunch

 
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