Payments Forum 2018

An era of increased competitiveness: Payment trends, technologies and regulatory requirements

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Payments Forum 2018

Taking place on 27-28 February 2018 – Etc Venues – monument, 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE, UK

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Key highlights to be addressed

Payments Landscape
Rapid evolution and overcoming obstacles to increased competition from FinTechs and digital players

PSD2 and Open Banking
Operational requirements for PSD2, lessons learnt pre and post implementation and planning for implementation based on RTS assumptions

Fraud & AML
Reviewing regulatory requirements and technological advances to improve Fraud/AML detection and prevention

Cyber Security
Using machine learning and predictive analytics to combat the increasing exposure to cyber threats

Cross Border Payments
Navigating competitive environment and utilising technology to retain advantage

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology
Implementation challenges of AI and current applications and future viability of blockchain as a payment solution

SEPA Instant Payments
Implementation and translating opportunities into efficient payments

APIs
Reviewing uptake of APIs in the UK and Europe and potential impact of third party access on FIs

Data Privacy and Protection
The interaction between data privacy & protection and payment laws for effective management and compliance

Payment Schemes
Reviewing the potential consolidation and restructuring of payment schemes and streamlining schemes across the industry

Hear from over 20 senior payments professionals, including:

Dirk Haubrich

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Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments
European Banking Authority

Paul Smith

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Head of Policy
Payment Systems Regulator

Craig Ramsay

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Global Head of Innovation, GLCM
HSBC

Evelien Witlox

Evelien Witlox

Global Head of Payments and Cards
ING

Julien Sawyer

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Chief Operating Officer
Starling Bank

Otto Benz

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Payments Technical Services Director
Lloyds Banking Group

Day One | 27th February | London

08:00 Morning registration & coffee

08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

PANEL DISCUSSION – PAYMENTS LANDSCAPE
09:00 Assessing the rapid evolution of the payments landscape and overcoming obstacles to increased competition from FinTechs and digital players

  • The move to digital and the push to develop mobile banking
  • Increasing appearance of FinTechs, challenger banks and tech giants
  • Partnering with or purchasing of FinTechs to combat competition
  • Maintaining trust and loyalty from customers and retaining customer base
  • Creating a fair playing field: Regulations for FI’s vs. FinTechs
  • Increasing banks agility and responsiveness to keep up

Craig Ramsay, Global Head of Innovation, GLCM, HSBC
Nik Brereton, Head of Digital Payments and Cards, Digital Business Banking, Barclays
Otto Benz, Payments Technical Services Director, Lloyds Banking Group

09:50 Future of Payments – a view from a FinTech

  • What are consumers and businesses needing from Payments
  • What’s the current payments landscape
  • How is this landscape changing – realtime, Apple/Android Pay, Faster Payments, SEPA Instant
  • How do we expect payments to evolve including the New Payments Architecture & PSD2
  • Who will be the players in the payments eco-system in the future

Julian Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer, Starling Bank

10:30 Morning refreshment break & networking

11:00 Adapting to changing consumer expectations and behaviour to increase customer loyalty

  • Increasing mobile only internet banking
  • Meeting increasing demands of the consumer
  • Opening up of competition
  • Expectations of the new generation
  • Being innovative and having more customer centric solutions
  • Making offerings more attractive for consumers

Lillian Grosman, Head of Payments, Personal Banking, Business Development, Danske bank

SEPA INSTANT PAYMENTS
11:40 SEPA instant payment implementation and translating opportunities into efficient payments

  • Implementation uptake and SEPA teething problems
  • Brexit and negotiating a SEPA deal for the UK
  • SEPA connectivity solutions for customer payments
  • Having the infrastructure to operate in real time mode
  • Blending real time payment systems into legacy systems
  • An ideal entry door for fraud: Doing AML in real time under SEPA
    • Installing instant anti-fraud systems, robotic systems

Kirstine Nilsson, Head of Strategic Engagements and Relationships, Group Payments and Cash Management, Swedbank

12:20 Lunch break & networking

FRAUD & AML
13:20 Reviewing regulatory requirements and technological advances to improve Fraud/AML detection and prevention

  • Changing AML regulatory framework
  • Moving to a Big data analytical approach to scanning transactions against watch-lists
  • Use of Network analytics to identify financial crime and fraud
  • The move to a real time environment
  • Transaction monitoring of fraud and financial crime and balancing operational resource management
    • Using analytics to generate target alerts
  • Developing a layered security approach to defeat advanced criminal networks

Paul Cain, Global Head of Research Analytics, Financial Crime, HSBC

CYBER SECURITY
14:00 Using machine learning and predictive analytics to combat the increasing exposure to cyber threats

  • The rise in digital transformation increasing exposure to cybercrime
  • Managing the increasing cyber threats
  • Impact of new players
  • Recognising internal risks and ensuring good governance
  • Digital identification within the payments industry: Voice recognition, biometrics, KYC
  • Where is the next cyber threat going to come from?

Vikas Munshi, Lead Platform Architect – Data Analytics and Machine Learning, ING

CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS
14:40 Navigating competitive environment for cross border payment and utilising technology to retain advantage

  • New revenue models for banks to compete
  • Increased competition from FinTech’s offering low cost/fees solutions
  • Integrating digitalisation of data and transparency
  • Swift GPI: providing data and tracking of end to end transaction
  • Using Blockchain for lower cost and more efficient cross border transactions
  • Local authentication schemes
  • Revision of Reg 924 and the impact on fees for cross border payments

David O’Riordan, Head of Payments, Cards and Treasury Services, AIB

15:20 Afternoon refreshment break & networking

PANEL DISCUSSION – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
15:50 Assessing the implementation challenges of Artificial Intelligence and its transformational opportunities across the business

  • Increasing efficiency of processes
  • Improving customer experience
  • Better leveraging of exiting data
  • Adapting to cultural changes within the organisation and with clients
  • Reaction to increased digital experience and non-human interaction

Ville Sointu, Head of DLT and Blockchain, Nordea
Roberto Mancone, Managing Director, Global Head of Disruptive Technologies and Solutions, Deutsche Bank
Kirstine Nilsson, Head of Strategic Engagements and Relationships, Group Payments and Cash Management, Swedbank

16:40 Blockchain technology: Current applications and future viability as a payment solution

  • Digital Trade Chain: 7 Banks use Blockchain for Trade Finance for SMEs
  • Blockchain eliminating inefficiencies in routing between banks
  • Proof of concept: Advantages over internal payment schemes
  • Netting solution for blockchain
  • Combining messaging and payments in one
  • Using blockchain for cross border payments
  • Data and blockchain technology in the future
  • Central banks issuing digital currency as a new payment instrument

Roberto Mancone, Managing Director, Global Head of Disruptive Technologies and Solutions, Deutsche Bank

17:20 Chair’s closing remarks

17:30 End of Day One & evening cocktail drinks reception

Day Two | 28th February | London

08:15 Morning registration & coffee

08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

EBA KEYNOTE ADDRESS
09:00 One month after PSD2-Day: An update from the EBA

  • Progress update on the 12 EBA mandates under PSD2
  • Initial observations of market developments
  • Status of the RTS on SCA&CSC
  • Introducing the EBA’s Q&A process

Dirk Haubrich, Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments, European Banking Authority

PANEL DISCUSSION PSD2 AND OPEN BANKING
09:40 Reviewing operational requirements for PSD2 and lessons learnt ahead of and post implementation

  • Ensuring technical and operational readiness for implementation
  • Day 1 across Europe: Implementation teething problems
  • Customer impact and engagement: Gaining consent
  • Mitigating cyber risk of third parties
  • Understanding impact across the chain of processes
  • Resolution timelines and compliant handling
  • Embedding and leveraging in organisations and commercialising
  • Users of APIs and protecting customers and data
  • Fraud: Accountability for losses when individuals hand data access over

Craig Ramsay, Global Head of Innovation, GLCM, HSBC
Will Beeson, Head of Operations and Innovation, Civilised Bank
Scott Manson, Head of Payment Strategy, Nationwide

10:30 Morning refreshment break & networking

11:00 Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS): Planning for implementation based on assumption

  • Implementation of the technical standard
  • Planning technical implementation based on assumptions
  • Contingency plans if assumptions don’t transpire
  • Ensuring security of customer information
  • Managing the transition period from PSD2 January 2018
  • Technical computation and system capabilities

Evelien Witlox, Global Head of Payments and Cards, ING

APIs
11:40 Reviewing the uptake of APIs in the UK and Europe and potential impact of third party access on FIs

  • APIs going into effect whilst technical standards are not ready
  • Screen scrapping vs APIs from a UK and European perspective
  • Big retailers and third parties harnessing of APIs
  • Controls around types of people that can access APIs: Unclear
  • Potential for data usage and scanning by third parties
  • Ensuring data managed correctly and carefully
  • Ensure customers educated on impact of releasing information to different entities
  • Linking in of small third-party providers
  • The advent of APIs: Increasing competitiveness and decreasing transactions banks have with customers

Juergen Von Der Lehr, Managing Director, Head of Digital Innovation, Deutsche Bank

12:20 Lunch break & networking

DATA PRIVACY AND PROTECTION: GDPR
13:20 Identifying and overcoming obstacles in the interaction between data privacy/protection and payment laws for effective management and compliance

  • Understanding what GDPR requirements are
  • Ensuring GDPR and PSD2 work together: Siloe integration and competing project times
  • Information gathering: Awareness of type of transactions should block or be vigilant about
  • Monitoring customer consent and liability if something goes wrong
  • Portability of data
  • Data management: Sufficient control of data so not in breach of anything

Ruth Wandhöfer, Managing Director, Global Head Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi

PAYMENT SCHEMES
14:00 Reviewing the potential consolidation and restructuring of payment schemes and streamlining schemes across the industry

  • Increasing efficiency and competitiveness
  • Potential consolidation of payment schemes in the UK
  • High costs of scheme compliance
  • Replacement of the central infrastructure with the New Payment Architecture (NPA)
    • What could this look like?
  • New payments systems operator plans
  • More non-banks eligibility to join payment schemes
  • Bank of England RTGS agenda: Increasing competitiveness for FIs

EXTENDED SESSION
PANEL DISCUSSION – PAYMENT SCHEMES
14:40 Reviewing the potential consolidation and restructuring of payment schemes and streamlining schemes across the industry

  • Increasing efficiency and competitiveness
  • Potential consolidation of payment schemes in the UK
  • High costs of scheme compliance
  • Replacement of the central infrastructure with the New Payment Architecture (NPA)
    • What could this look like?
  • New payments systems operator plans
  • More non-banks eligibility to join payment schemes
  • Bank of England RTGS agenda: Increasing competitiveness for FIs

Becky Clements, Head of Industry Engagement and Payment Change, Metro Bank
Caitriona Whelan, Head of Compliance and Controls, NatWest

15:30 Afternoon refreshment break & networking

16:00 Open banking: Assessing potential partnership opportunities afforded by open banking and a look towards the future

  • Understanding what has been delivered so far
  • What the industry still needs to deliver
  • Potential future options: Industry and organisation specific
  • Opportunities for and benefits of collaboration

Scott Manson, Head of Payment Strategy, Nationwide

DATA
16:40 Utilising data moving foward: Using machine learning and predictive analytics to create the best value propositions for customers

  • Data as a payment: The internet of things
  • Quality of data available to banks
  • Using data to predict the customers next move
  • Being relevant for the customer
  • Benefits and impacts on end-users by using more data
  • Increasing availability and commercial use of payments data
  • Increasing interest by Payment Systems Regulator

17:20 Chair’s closing remarks

17:30 End of Payments Forum 2018

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Will Beeson, Head of Operations and Innovations, Civilised Bank

As Head of Operations & Innovation of CivilisedBank, Will has a keen interest in innovation in the banking and FinTech sectors. Throughout his career in established and early stage financial services companies, Will has developed deep insight into technical and operational challenges as well as changing customer behaviour and needs. After starting his career as an analyst at Citigroup in New York, Will spent seven years in continental Europe advising and managing financial services companies through the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent European sovereign crisis. He is an active member of the London FinTech and startup communities, serving as a startup advisor at StartupBootcamp FinTech, a London-based FinTech accelerator, and an advocate at Tech London Advocates, an industry organisation promoting London as a global tech innovation capital. Will is a writer and frequent speaker at banking and FinTech conferences on innovation. He holds a BA from Amherst College (USA) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.

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Otto Benz, Payments Technical Services Director, Lloyds Banking Group

Otto will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Nik Brereton , Head of Digital Payments and Cards, Digital Business Banking, Barclays

Nik will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Paul Cain, Global Head of Research Analytics, Financial Crime, HSBC

Paul is the Global Head for the Research Analytics team within the Financial Crime and Threat Mitigation (F.C.T.M.) function.

Responsible for managing a highly skilled data science and complex data analytics function, designing innovative solutions across the financial crime and fraud threat landscapes.  HSBC operates in 67 Countries worldwide and seeks to leverage the full extent of the HSBC data & intelligence network to identify criminal activity.

Paul joined the HSBC Group team in 2009 and became the Global Head for Fraud Analytics and System Strategy for HSBC.  This new position was designed to manage the global fraud system development and deployment roadmap, working collaboratively with key vendors to transform the core capabilities.  In recent years HSBC created a centralised strategic Hub function that designs fraud analytical solutions that are then deployed globally across different platforms.

Previously Paul coordinated analytical ‘best practice’ activity across the different HSBC UK Brands (Marks & Spencer Bank, First Direct, HFC, John Lewis and the main HSBC Branded Cards).  Paul has over 30 year’s industry experience working in all aspects of analytics and system development including application, credit and behavioural strategies.

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Becky Clements, Head of Industry Engagement and Payment Change, Metro Bank

As Head of Industry Engagement and Payment Change, Becky Clements is responsible for Metro Bank’s payment and card change activity, as well as leading industry engagement and engagement with critical third party payment suppliers. Becky has extensive experience of working with the payments industry and delivering long-term, sustainable value to both customers and the business. Becky has close involvement with the Payment System Regulator and sits on the Advisory Panel and the Payment Strategy Forum and is part of the delivery group for the consolidation of the three Retail Payment schemes. This close involvement gives her a unique perspective on the progress and work being taken to improve customers’ payment experience.

Becky is also a Director of Payments UK and the Faster Payments Scheme.

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Lillian Grosman, Head of Payments, Personal Banking, Business Development, Danske Bank

Lillian will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Dirk Haubrich, Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments, European Banking Authority

Dr Dirk Haubrich is Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments at the European Banking Authority (EBA). The EBA regulates credit institutions, payment institutions, electronic money institutions and other financial institutions across the 28 EU Member States. Dirk leads on the EBA’s work on payment services; consumer protection; and financial innovation (which includes, inter alia, Virtual Currencies, Crowdfunding, ‘Robo-advice’, and ‘Big Data’). Previously, Dirk held roles across the private, academic and public sectors, with consulting firm Accenture; University College London, the University of Oxford; the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit; the UK Electoral Commission; and UK Financial Services Authority.

Roberto Mancone

Roberto Mancone, MD, Global Head Disruptive Technologies and Solutions, Deutsche Bank

Roberto will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

Scott Manson

Scott Manson, Head of Payment Strategy, Nationwide

Scott will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Vikas Munshi, Lead Platform Architect – Data Analytics and Machine Learning, ING Bank

Vikas is a creative technologist and Fin-Tech enthusiast currently working for ING Bank in the Netherlands. His multinational experience with diverse technology, consulting, and financial services organizations and background in engineering, IT and Finance, enables him to bring a unique focus to current and emerging challenges facing the financial industry.

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Kirstine Nilsson, Head of Strategic Engagements and Relationships, Group Payments and Cash Management, Swedbank

Kirstine has more than 25 years of experience in the payments and cash management area. In her present assignment she is responsible for strategic business development and risk management for payments and deposits. She chairs the EPC Nomination & Governance Committee and is a member of the board of EBA Clearing Company, the EPC General Assembly, the ESBG Payments Committee as well as a number of national payment market and regulatory work groups.

David O'Riordan

David O’Riordan, Head of Payments, Cards and Treasury Services, AIB

David will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Craig Ramsay, Global Head of Innovation, GLCM, HSBC

Craig joined HSBC in 2014 and is Global Innovation Lead for Global Liquidity and Cash Management. In this capacity, his role is focused on identifying new opportunities for HSBC to leverage technology from the Fintech community and deliver value to HSBC’s corporate clients. His past experience of delivering innovation within Financial Services gives him a great perspective on the challenges that Fintechs face in working with global international banks.

Craig has over 12 years of experience of leading innovation and change within financial services. Prior to joining HSBC Craig was responsible for technology delivery at Citi. Prior to Citi, Craig was part of the Innovation team at Barclay’s where he launched the first integrated contactless credit numerous first-to-market innovations in consumer and merchant payments.

Craig attended the University of Hertfordshire where he obtained a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a regular guest lecturer on the topic of Innovation and Change at the London Business School.

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Julian Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer, Starling Bank

As Chief Operating Officer, Julian oversees business operations, including payment systems, card operations, customer contact, human resources and supplier relationships.  He also leads Starling Payment Services division providing real-time sponsorship to Faster Payments, BACS and SEPA.

Julian worked as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and EY, specialising in large transformation change in the cards and payments industry. He set up his own financial services consultancy, Bluerock, which he ran for thirteen years before selling it in 2012.

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Paul Smith, Head of Policy, Payment Systems Regulator

Paul Smith has been the Head of Policy at the Payment Systems Regulator since February 2016. Paul is an economist by background and has a strong track record in economic regulation in both Britain and Australia. He has held various roles at Ofgas (later Ofgem), including as Head of Market Surveillance, before moving to become Deputy Director of Price Control at the postal service regulator Postcomm (now Ofcom). He spent four years as a Principal of Cambridge Economic Policy Associates, which provides economic and financial consultancy services. He then joined the Australian Energy Market Commission as Senior Director, Strategy and Economic Analysis before becoming Chief Executive in August 2013.

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Ville Sointu, Head of DLT and Blockchain, Nordea

Ville leads Nordea Bank’s distributed ledger and blockchain core development and research team. He has more than fifteen years of experience in digital financial services and has held several key positions worldwide in financial services and connected devices industries. Before joining Nordea Ville was the head of strategy for Ericsson’s digital financial services unit, a global leader in interoperable e-money and mobile wallet solutions.

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Juergen Von Der Lehr, MD, Head of Digital Innovation , Deutsche Bank

Juergen will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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Ruth Wandhofer, Managing Director, Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi

Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory expert in the field of banking and one of the foremost authorities on transaction banking regulatory matters. Ruth’s key responsibilities include driving regulatory and industry dialogue and developing product and market strategy in line with the evolving regulatory and innovation landscape.

Ruth chairs a number of influential industry bodies such as the Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee of BAFT and the BAFT Innovation Regulatory WG, the European Banking Federation Payments Regulatory Expert Group and the European Payments Council (EPC) Payment Security Group. She is also a board member of the EPC and the EBA Association, a member of the European Commission Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG), a member of BAFT’s Global Innovation Council, a member of the European Biometrics Advisory Council and a member of the UK Payment Systems Regulator Payments Strategy Forum.

In her spare time she mentors FinTech start-ups in London and the US, while pursuing a PhD on blockchain/distributed ledger technology in relation to financial market infrastructures.

Ruth was named as one of 2010s ‘Rising Stars’ by Financial News; named in Management Today’s 2011 ‘35 Women under 35’ list of women to watch (Sunday Times), and one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance 2012 as named by Treasury Risk Magazine. In 2015 she was the recipient of the ‘Women in Banking and Finance Award for Achievement’ and in 2016 she was on the global ‘Women in Fintech Powerlist’ of Innovate Finance.

She speaks five languages (EN, DE, F, ES, IT) and has completed studies in various countries, including an MA Financial Economics (UK), an MA International Politics (FR) and an LLM in International Economic Law (UK). She published two books: “EU Payments Integration – the tale of SEPA, PSD and other Milestones along the Road” (2010) and “Transaction Banking and the Impact of Regulatory Change: Basel III and other challenges for the global economy” (2014), both Palgrave MacMillan. She occasionally lectures at Queen Mary London School of Law.

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Caitriona Whelan, Head of Compliance and Controls, Natwest

Caitriona Whelan is Head of Compliance and Controls for NatWest Payments. Caitriona is a lawyer, and has advised Financial Services and Technology companies for over 20 years. She started her career at Salomon Brothers and thereafter had roles at Credit Suisse, Bank of Ireland, Monex and MasterCard. In addition to working inhouse she established a unit in a law firm advising all players in the payments ecosystem. She is currently NED for Payments Administration UK.

Evelien Witlox

Evelien Witlox, Global Head of Payments and Cards, ING Bank

Evelien will be presenting at the Payments Forum 2018

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8th September 2017

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21st August 2017

Will digital innovation disintermediate banking — and can regulatory frameworks keep up?

15th August 2017

Competition vs. collaboration: Interaction of banks and FinTech companies

7th August 2017

Potential challenges of regulating the FinTech industry

3rd August 2017

FinTech and bank collaboration: The way forward?

2nd August 2017

UK FinTech Investment Appetite Remains Strong despite Brexit

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Overcoming competitive pressures/disruptions under FinTech and reviewing the evolving landscape

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Sponsorship

Can your organisation contribute at our Payments Forum 2018?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Below is an outline of what we can offer, but please contact sales@cfp-events.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Media Publications

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss a media partnership further please email olympia.nolan@cefpro.com or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

Venue

Etc Venues – monument
8 Eastcheap
London
EC3M 1AE
UK

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I present at the Payments Forum 2018?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Payments Forum 2018. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Forum is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Forum, as outlined on our pricing structure.

Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of the day, full access to the sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Forum documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Forum*

We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Forum.

*Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Forum, such as

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 50% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration for free.

If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

Please note:

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  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at the Payments Forum 2018?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Payments Forum 2018 and our wider risk professionals community.

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We can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Forum. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582.

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Are media partnerships available for Payments Forum 2018?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Forum website
  • Place your logo on the Forum brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Forum
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact jesse.hopkins@cefpro.com or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582

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