Payments Europe 2020

Meeting regulatory demands amidst continued innovation, disruption and evolution in expectations and capabilities

3RD ANNUAL PAYMENTS EUROPE

11-12 February, 2020 | London

Key Agenda Highlights

NEW PAYMENTS ARCHITECTURE
Building functionality of NPA and RTGS and connecting infrastructure globally

ISO 20022
Designing architecture to implement ISO 20022 requirements and mapping data to new formatting

REQUEST TO PAY
Reviewing opportunities with request to pay as a payment concept to enhance customer experience

STRONG CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION
Implementing strong customer authentication requirements without impacting customer journey

CUSTOMER APPETITE
Customer appetite for innovation: Balancing capability with demand and customer expectation

PSD2/OPEN BANKING
Industry response and uptake of PSD2/open banking and impacts of open APIs on business models

BIGTECH
Potential disruption across the industry of BigTechs entering payment infrastructure

CLOUD
Use of cloud technology to manage payment demands and stay ahead of continuous evolution

CYBER AND FRAUD
Mitigating risk and cyber security with increased digitalisation of the industry

Nicola Coyne

Nicola J. Coyne
Director, Head of Immediate Payments, Global Payments Solutions
Barclays

Juergen Von Der Leur

Juergen Von Der Lehr
Managing Director, Head of Daily Banking and Payments
ING Bank

Samuel Jeyakumar

Samuel Jeyakumar
Head of Architecture
Metro Bank

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith
Chief Technology Officer
Clear Bank

Heike Winter

Heike Winter
Director, Digitalisation in Payments
Deutsche Bundesbank

Alex Roy

Alex Roy
Head of Consumer Distribution Policy
Financial Conduct Authority

Joanne Towers

Joanne Towers
Managing Director, Regional Head of Payments and Cards Product for Europe
HSBC

Chris Higham

Chris Higham
Head of Strategy and Change – Payments
Virgin Money

Dougie Belmore

Dougie Belmore
Head of Payments Industry Engagement
Clydesdale Bank

James Barclay

James Barclay
Executive Director, Wholesale Payments
J.P. Morgan

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8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks
Vikas Munshi,
Enterprise Security Architect, ING Group

REGULATION – PANEL DISCUSSION
9:00 Managing compliance to the evolving regulatory landscape amidst political uncertainty

  • Staying aligned with stringent regulations
  • Impact on the industry and consumers of changes
  • Aligning requirements with changes to customer behaviour
  • Reviewing regulatory landscape and future changes
  • Keeping up with the pace of change
  • Operating in a global environment

Hendrik van der Watt, Chief Enterprise Architect Payments, Danske Bank
Gianluca D’Imperio, Group CIB Compliance, UniCredit S.p.A.
Caitriona Whelan,
Managing Director Legal and Compliance Executive, Payen

NEW PAYMENTS ARCHITECTURE
9:50 Building functionality of NPA and RTGS and connecting infrastructure globally

  • What do they mean for the industry?
  • Nordics P27 case study
  • Similarities and differences across approaches
  • Aligning UK payment schemes
  • Building functionality for instant payments and high values
  • Adoption across the industry to allow use
  • Level of AML across banks
  • Process mapping end to end

Hendrik van der Watt, Chief Enterprise Architect Payments, Danske Bank

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

11:00 Data challenges under new payments architectures: Bridging the old and the new

  • Moving from legacy datasets to structured datasets
  • Making old products work on new datasets
  • Identifying where data is stored across the organisation
  • Understanding whether current applications can manage new format
  • Bridging the old and the new
  • Moving towards a single source of data across the sector

Samuel Jeyakumar, Head of Architecture, Metro Bank

BREXIT – PANEL DISCUSSION
11:40 Reviewing progress towards Brexit and impact on access to payments across UK and Europe

  • New legislation in event of a hard Brexit
    • Interpretation of legislation
  • Changes to EU and rest of the world payments
  • Impact on customers with less protection between EU and UK payments
  • Impact on client base with trade restrictions
  • Impact on SEPA and potential costs to customers
  • Passporting services across Europe

James Barclay, Executive Director, Wholesale Payments, J.P. Morgan
Nicola J. Coyne, Director, Head of Immediate Payments, Global Payments Solutions, Barclays
Caitriona Whelan, Managing Director Legal and Compliance Executive, Payen

12:30 Lunch break and networking

INSTANT PAYMENTS
13:30 State of play and challenges in Europe with instant payments

  • Convergence across instant payments and card transactions
  • Card transactions of the future with instant account transfers
  • P2P payments schemes with instant transfer
  • Instant Payments as potential basis for a European payment solution

Heike Winter, Director, Digitalisation in Payments, Deutsche Bundesbank

14:10 Data platform advances for cross-bank, cross-border instant payments

  • Issues with bank pre-existing underlying infrastructure for instant payments
  • How to decide whether to enhance existing infrastructure with an instant payment module or to pursue broader modernization with a central platform or payments hub
  • How the European Central Bank modernized the TIPS system

Alistair Brown, Global Head of Payments, EPAM

REQUEST TO PAY
14:50 Reviewing opportunities with request to pay as a payment concept to enhance customer experience

  • Request to pay: description and the current status of the EPC scheme
  • Interaction with regulatory change and new payments architectures
  • Changes to card payment industry and merchant costs
  • Uses for customers and corporate payments
  • Connecting all banks to a solution

Francis De Roeck, Global Cash Management, Payment Regulations, BNP Paribas

15:30 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

PSD2/OPEN BANKING

16:00 Industry response and uptake of PSD2/open banking and impacts of open APIs on business models

  • Managing fraud risk with access to data
  • Competitive risk with new players coming in
  • Technology readiness of banks and card schemes/merchants
  • API adoption enhancing security and GDPR compliance
  • FinTech use of APIs to enhance customer experience
  • How open should open banking be?
  • Level of awareness amongst merchants and consumers

Juergen Von Der Lehr, Managing Director, Head of Daily Banking and Payments, ING Bank

STRONG CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

16:40 Implementing strong customer authentication requirements in a proportionate way without impacting customer journey

  • Positively identifying customers and allowing them to make payments
  • Security of contactless payments
  • Impact on corporate subscription companies: First payment authenticated with new requirements
    • Impact on customer retention levels
  • Impact of postponements on third party providers
  • Developing business models around authentication
  • Progress towards implementation with delays
    • Fragmentation with different jurisdictions announcing different extension dates
  • Three step authentications with unique customer identifier

Alex Roy, Head of Consumer Distribution Policy, Financial Conduct Authority
Nadeem Haque, Head of Open Banking and Partnerships, Barclays
Chris Higham,
Head of Strategy and Change – Payments, Virgin Money

17:30 Chair’s closing remarks

17:40 End of day one and drinks reception

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks
Matt Bushell,
Director of Product and Solutions Marketing, Aerospike

CYBER AND FRAUD

9:00 Mitigating increased risk of fraud and increasing cyber security with increased digitalisation of the industry

  • Disruption to what customers can access
  • Safeguards moving to a more digital world
  • Institutions working on internal legacy servers
  • Maintaining servers outside the company
  • Rapid global expansion of payments
  • Balancing protecting the customer and experience
  • Re-educating the customer as to the threat landscape
  • Moving the industry forward with technology

Vikas Munshi, Enterprise Security Architect, ING Group


INNOVATION – PANEL DISCUSSION


9:40 Evolution of payments infrastructure and future outlook with increased non-bank entrants in the market

  • Keeping up with nimble nature of non-bank entrants
  • Evolution of FinTech payment infrastructure
  • What does the future look like for payments?
  • Disruption models of new banks and payment providers
  • Broadening bank capabilities through collaboration
  • Cross border and foreign exchange opportunities
  • Tech companies entering value chain and interacting with customers
  • Fulfilling regulatory requirements across collaborations

Dougie Belmore, Head of Payments, CYBG, Clydesdale Bank
Vikas Munshi, Enterprise Security Architect, ING Group
Joanne Towers, Managing Director, Regional Head of Payments and Cards Product for Europe, HSBC

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

ISO 20022
11:00 Implementing ISO 20022 for the UK’s high-value payments

  • Moving from old payments infrastructure
  • Turning data into a product: Increased richness of data
  • The future of core banking systems
  • Operating at maximum efficiency
  • Ability of customer to handle MX and MT SWIFT messages
  • Using to manage risk and fraud
  • Creating data driven propositions in an open banking world
  • Use of unstructured data

James Southgate, Senior Manager, Bank Of England

BIGTECH

11:40 Potential disruption across the industry of BigTechs entering payment infrastructure

  • Development of Facebook Libra Coin
  • Creating a currency backed by main currencies
  • Peer to peer payments
  • AML requirements
  • Coexisting with current infrastructure

Aleksi Grym, Head of Digitalisation,  Bank of Finland

12:20 Lunch break and networking

CLOUD

13:20 Use of cloud technology to manage payment demands and stay ahead of continuous evolution

  • Increase in volume of payments and demand for availability of systems
  • Round the clock demand for access to payments
  • Resiliency of payments infrastructure
  • Use of cloud technology to manage payment demands
  • Using cloud to support payments business

Andrew Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Clear Bank


BIOMETRICS


14:00 The future of identification: Securing identity in a digital world for payments using biometrics

  • Introduction of wearables
  • Using chips as identification and payment
  • Chinese markets use of facial recognition over chip and pin
  • Augmented identity
  • Protecting identity in the digital and physical world
  • The future of payments: the next wave of biometrics

Giuseppe Era, Product Manager Mobile Payments, Intesa Sanpaolo

14:40 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

15:10 Money in the 21st Century

  • Definitions of money
  • Money Creation in a modern economy
  • The role of money in national and international payments
  • Basket currencies and their role in international finance
  • J M Keynes and the “Bancor”
  • Mark Carney’s proposal for a “Synthetic Hegemonic Currency”
  • Digital National Currencies
  • Digital Private Currencies “Libra”
  • Cryptocurrencies or Crypto Assets? “Bitcoin”

Brandon Davies, Non Executive Director, Obillex Limited and Lintel Financial Services Limited

15:50 Closing panel

Dougie Belmore, Head of Payments, CYBG, Clydesdale Bank
Hendrik van der Watt, Chief Enterprise Architect Payments, Danske Bank
Chris Higham, Head of Strategy and Change – Payments, Virgin Money

 

16:40 Chair’s closing remarks

16:50 End of Summit

James Barclay

James Barclay
Executive Director, Wholesale Payments
J.P. Morgan

Biography

James joined JPMorgan Chase in June 2007 to form part of the Global Industry Issues team. He moved to the Product team covering regulatory and strategic issues across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in November 2018. His current role includes evaluation of industry and regulatory requirements, with a view to helping the industry move towards achieving its aims and positioning JPMorgan Chase within the fast changing payments environment. He is a Member of the Board of EBA Clearing and UK Finance Payments Products and Services Board, and a member of the Bank of England’s Strategic Advisory Panel and Pay.UKs Transition Advisory Group.

Dougie Belmore

Dougie Belmore
Head of Payments, CYBG
Clydesdale Bank

Biography

Dougie has over 30 years’ banking experience having started with Clydesdale Bank in 1985 and has enjoyed a varied career path including Branch Banking, Sales & Service Support, Relationship Management, Programme Management, and Industry Engagement.
Dougie has been involved in the Payments arena since 2009, and as Head of Payments is responsible for all payments functions across the wider group, incorporating Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money. In addition, he has previously served as a Director of Bacs, Faster Payments and CHAPS Co.
A Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute, and an Associate of the Chartered Management Institute, Dougie has also served as a Trustee Director for the Bank’s Pension Scheme and has been a Trustee Director of the Bank Workers Charity since 2007.

Alistair Brown

Alistair Brown
Global Head of Payments
EPAM

Biography

Alistair has over thirty years of experience in Payments and Management Consulting.
Career highlights as follows;
• VP at American Express – developed and directed Corporate Purchasing Card solution and its team for UK and Europe, building a $1 billion business in four years
• Visa Global Strategy group – deputy in team developing white papers on M-Commerce and the future of Payments worldwide for the Visa International Board
• MasterCard Advisors – Head of B2B Europe and retail banking Europe lead, developing new retail banking products for BancoPosta, enhancing card portfolio profitability for European banks
• FirstData – Head of B2B card processing Europe enhancing the VisionPlus platform for Corporate card users
• CapGemini – Senior Client Partner leading consulting drive into BarclayCard and HSBC, focussing on Payments processing rationalisation in the retail bank, and the consistent absorption of regulatory change across the bank
• Currently building alliances between EPAM and key Payments technology organisations in order to add value to new and existing Financial Services clients

Matt Bushell

Matt Bushell
Director of Product and Solutions Marketing
Aerospike

Biography

Matt currently serves as Director of Product and Solutions Marketing at Aerospike, the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions whose customers include Barclays, The European Central Bank, PayPal, and LexisNexis Risk Solutions. With nearly 20 years of experience in product, marketing and operations, Matt’s current role involves working directly with customers and thought leaders in industry. He has served in similar capacities working for B2B enterprise software companies with a focus on networking and data centre infrastructure. Matt has both a bachelor’s in engineering and a master’s in engineering management from Northwestern University, as well as an MBA from their Kellogg School of Management.

Nicola Coyne

Nicola J. Coyne
Director, Head of Immediate Payments,
Global Payments Solutions

Barclays

Biography

Nicki is a director with over twenty-five years treasury and cash management experience, primarily in the Barclays Group and Bank of America. Prior to moving to the banking sector she worked in treasury at Philips Electronics and Whirlpool. She heads a team of product managers responsible for immediate payments across the globe.
Nicki is also a Board Member of the Euro Banking Association(EBA) representing the UK banks and is the Barclays representative on the UK Finance Payments Brexit taskforce.
Nicki holds a BA in Maths, Computing and Economics from Durham University and an MBA from London Business School.

Brandon Davies

Brandon Davies
Non Executive Director
Obillex Limited and Lintel Financial Services Limited

Biography

Brandon is a Trustee of the International Institute of Monetary Research and of the Responsible Finance Investment Foundation. He is also a Non-executive director of Lintel Financial Services Limited and of Obillex Limited .

Brandon is a member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics and sits on the advisor panels for the Professional Risk Managers Association and The Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation and Long Finance.

He currently lectures at Buckingham University on their MSc degree in Money, Banking and Central Banking.

Brandon retired from Barclays Bank in 2004 where he was Treasurer of retail and corporate banking and a member of the banks Executive Committee. Prior to this appointment he was Head of Structured Products at Barclays Capital

Francis De Roeck

Francis De Roeck
Global Cash Management, Payment Regulations
BNP Paribas

Biography

Francis is taking care of the Payment Regulations impacting Global Cash Management. Before he was heading the SEPA offering for the BNPP Group.
He has held several different senior managerial positions and was member of the board at AGF Belgium Bank. He is a payments and clearing expert and was involved in the SEPA process since the start. Francis is a member of various industry committees and represents BNP Paribas in several forums related to development of payments, e-payments and cash management, including the EPC and EBA Clearing. He is EPC Scheme Management Board member, was member of the ECB-TIPS Task Force and co-chaired the ERPB e-mandates working group.

Gianluca D’Imperio

Gianluca D’Imperio
Group CIB Compliance
UniCredit S.p.A.

Biography

Gianluca D’Imperio is  responsible at UniCredit S.p.A. within Group CIB Compliance, to ensure the correct implementation of EU rules on Payment Services (e.g. PSD2) both at local and Group level. He specialized in Digital Business Transformation providing also advisory support to FinTech and RegTech initiatives of the Group. After completing his degree in economics Dr D’Imperio started his business career in 1999 at the first internet-only Bank in Italy, holding various roles and responsibilities. He joined UniCredit in 2003 and in 2006 he was appointed as Regulatory Compliance Analyst focused on the Italian and European laws concerning banking services.

Giuseppe Era

Giuseppe Era
Product Manager Mobile Payments
Intesa Sanpaolo

Biography

Giuseppe Era will be presenting at Payments Europe.

Aleksi Grym

Aleksi Grym
Head of Digitalisation
Bank of Finland

Biography

Aleksi Grym is a central bank economist, adviser, and former entrepreneur with two decades of experience in tech, startups, global expansion, investment and banking. At the Bank of Finland, he manages a portfolio of cross-departmental projects related to the digital transformation of the financial industry, covering topics such as fintech, payment technologies, and digital currencies.

Nadeem Haque

Nadeem Haque
Head of Open Banking and Partnerships
Barclays

Biography

Nadeem Haque is the Head of Open Banking and Partnerships at Barclays, Corporate Banking, and is responsible for setting the strategic direction in these two evolving areas. Prior to this, Nadeem was the Product Director for the implementation of PSD2 across Europe in Corporate Banking.

Nadeem has an extensive background in payments and cash management having have several roles in institutions such as HSBC and ABN AMRO.

Chris Higham

Chris Higham
Head of Strategy & Change – Payments
Virgin Money

Biography

Previously a consultant specialising in payments, Chris has been leading Virgin Money’s payment strategy for the past 5 years – overseeing the move to MasterCard debit card issuing and payment scheme direct participation through a pioneering cloud hosted aggregator.
Chris is passionate about the opportunities presented by open banking and PSD2 – he’s responsible for both the compliance with and exploitation of PSD2 & open banking for one of the largest “non CMA9” banks – shaping the strategy to comply with the best outcomes for customers.

Samuel Jeyakumar

Samuel Jeyakumar
Head of Architecture
Metro Bank

Biography

Sam J is a technology leader with over 20 years of experience across multiple fortune 500 companies. Sam is currently the Head of Architecture at Metro Bank with core expertise covering IT Strategy, IT Transformation, Digitising Business and Processes, Setting up financial firms for success using Modern Architecture Frameworks that embed Business and IT through unified operating models, Enterprise, Domain and Business Architecture. Sam also has a broad range of industry exposure covering banking, insurance, payments, telecoms, ecommerce, aviation and engineering. His skills cover building technology solutions that range from highly available, highly resilient, low latency integrated payment platforms to a building a Boeing 737 cockpit simulator. Prior to Metro Bank, Sam has played key roles in technology delivery, governance and leadership at UBS, RBS, IFDS (now DST), Tullett Prebon, BP, Vodafone, 3 UK and GE. He was also the Chairman for the Standards Technical Support Group (STSG) for Payments UK from Aug 2017 to Dec 2018.

Vikas Munshi

Vikas Munshi
Enterprise Security Architect
ING Group

Biography

An all-round Cyber Security Expert, Banking Professional, and Creative Technologist with over 20 years’ experience in diverse aspects of cyber-security. Proficient in translating business vision and strategies into facts-driven, customer-centric, value enriching, and innovative solutions.

Alex Roy

Alex Roy
Head of Consumer Distribution Policy
Financial Conduct Authority

Biography

Alex set up the new Consumer Distribution Policy Department in the FCA in October 2018 and is
responsible for policy development across Banking, Payments, Mortgages, General Insurance and
Claims Management Companies. Particular challenges include the successful implementation of
Strong Customer Authentication, increasing innovation in Payments and the desire to help facilitate
Open Finance in the UK. He joined the FCA in 2014 and has been working on a variety of policy and
strategy roles including leading the team developing the FCA’s Mission. Alex started working life as an
economist before moving to a policy focus at the Association of British Insurers where he led their
work on the Retail Distribution Review.

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith
Chief Technology Officer
ClearBank

Biography

With over twenty years of experience in technology, Andrew started his career in software development before moving on to senior roles in enterprise technical architecture for blue chip organisations across the banking, finance, insurance and telecommunications sectors. Since 2012, Andrew has specialised in FinTech, acting as CTO for a number of disruptive start-ups and providing CTO consultancy to a select number of financial institutions before becoming a founding member of ClearBank.

James Southgate

James Southgate
Senior Manager
Bank Of England

Biography

James Southgate is a Senior Manager in Market Services Division, with responsibility for analysis and policy-making for the current Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and CHAPS services. James also has responsibility for the introduction of ISO 20022 (including the Common UK Credit Message) in CHAPS, and improvements to the CHAPS Liquidity Savings Mechanism, which form part of the RTGS Renewal Programme.

James joined the Bank in 2003 and has worked on a variety of payment and operational policy / implementation roles. These include government retail banking (prior to transfer from the Bank to the commercial sector), banknotes, operational planning for banking resolutions, the Sterling Monetary Framework, foreign exchange operations, and payment systems supervision. He has co-written Quarterly Bulletin articles on the role of local currencies, and on digital currencies / distributed ledger technology.

Joanne Towers

Joanne Towers
Managing Director, Regional Head of Payments and Cards Product for Europe
HSBC

Biography

Jo is currently the European Head of Payments and Cards Product Management, managing existing and new payment and card solutions for business, corporate and FI clients across Europe. Prior to this role she worked in the Global Business Management team on key strategic initiatives for Global Liquidity and Cash Management business. Jo joined HSBC in 2015, having previously spent 14 years with RBS working across retail banking, corporate banking, international banking, SME transformation and cash management product management. Jo is a UK Board member on the European Payments Council (EPC) and acts as a strategic advisor to the Bank of England on payment related items. She holds an MA in Business Organisation.

Hendrick Van Der Watt

Hendrick Van Der Watt
Chief Enterprise Architect Payments
Danske Bank

Biography

I have in depth experience across the IT value chain and have led a number of core IT and Payment portfolios, projects and teams across Africa, the UK and Europe. I have a keen drive and passion for IT and business synergy and develop Enterprise Solutions in line with business and customer requirements. I have spearheaded key transformation programmes centered around best practices, innovation and the optimization of Enterprise Solutions. One of these stretched across 10 Banks in 8 countries.

I joined Danske Bank at the beginning of 2018 as the Chief Enterprise Architect for Payments. During this time I was part of the core industry team that shaped the design and architecture of P27, the world’s first Regional instant cross border payments infrastructure. I am now spearheading the operational adoption and implementation process of P27 within Danske Bank. From an industry perspective, I participate in various Payments related forums which include, amongst other, OpenBanking (as TDA member) and NPA in the UK.

Juergen Von Der Lehr

Juergen Von Der Lehr
Managing Director, Head of Daily banking and Payments
ING Bank

Biography

Juergen Von Der Leur will be presenting at Payment 2020

Caitriona Whelan

Caitriona Whelan
MD and Chief Strategy Officer
Payen

Biography

Caitriona Whelan, currently MD and Chief Strategy Officer for Payen, an award-winning technology company servicing the B2B sector by providing innovative solutions for payments and cross-border requirements. She is a UK and Ireland qualified lawyer working in Financial Services for the past 25 years spanning a number of sectors to include Fintech, Payments, Technology and Derivatives and Capital Markets.

Prior to joining Payen, Caitriona worked for RBS as Payments Head of Compliance and Control and was a member of Payments EXCO. She has worked in a number of payment environments including Senior Counsel for MasterCard; Counsel at McClure Naismith (a London based law firm) where she established a practice dedicated to providing legal services to the payments industry. She held a global role while working as General Counsel for Monex Financial Services (a technology company servicing the payments industry), supporting the business in Asia Pacific, US, and EMEA whilst reporting directly to the Board.

Ms Whelan qualified in house while working for Credit Suisse First Boston where she played a pivotal role in developing the legal department’s expertise in capital markets. Her introduction to investment banking came about whilst working as a post grad for a recruitment company where she recruited herself in to a position as budget controller for Salomon Brothers in London.

In conjunction with her husband Ms Whelan has started several independent businesses in the construction, hospitality and retail sectors. She has worked as a volunteer for St Vincent De Paul in Ireland and was instrumental in setting up Youth Clubs in Ireland.

She currently resides in Essex with her husband and cat (Zebo). She is a big rugby fan (coming from the home of rugby i.e. Munster) and in her spare time likes to sail.

Heike Winter

Heike Winter
Director, Digitalisation in Payments
Deutsche Bundesbank

Biography

At the Deutsche Bundesbank, Dr Heike Winter is responsible for policy issues relating to digitalisation in payment. This comprises committee work in the Eurosystem and in the German banking industry as well as market analysis. Dr Winter worked at an institute for economic theory. She joined the Deutsche Bundesbank in February 1999, working initially in the Public Relations and Economic Education Departments before transferring to the Payments Department in March 2007.

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Aerospike


Aerospike, the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions, powers payment transactions and machine learning for fraud prevention at unprecedented speed, scale and low TCO. Aerospike customers lead their industries with better decisioning to predict, detect, and prevent fraud while adapting to fast-changing attack patterns. Aerospike reduces more false positives in real-time with the ability to combine streaming transactional data with historical data in a friction-free experience. Aerospike customers include The European Central Bank, Barclays, PayPal, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Charles Schwab and Airtel Payments.
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Payments & Cards Network is a recruitment agency specializing in fintech and payments. Our headquarters is based in Amsterdam and we also have offices in Atlanta and Singapore. With our international dedicated team of professional consultants and a large network of over 80,000 contacts in the industry, we connect you to highly skilled payment people in an efficient way. Besides, we are the proud publisher of Payments & Cards Magazine, which is one of the leading online magazines for the payments & fintech industry with a reach of 150,000 professionals, high-level decision-makers and c-suite executives.

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The Paypers is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment and ecommerce community. Our readership consists of merchants, banks, payment services providers, processors, acquirers, financial institutions and technology vendors.

We have a special focus on all major trends and developments in: payment solutions & services, digital payments, digital commerce, B2B payments, payments infrastructure, fraud & risk management, regtech, digital identity, regulation & compliance, banking & fintech, and mergers & acquisitions.

Etc Venues – Monument, 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE, UK

Nearby Hotel Options:

The Payments Forum 2020 will take place near Monument Station. If you require accommodation, the following hotels are close by:

DoubleTree by Hilton – Tower of London

Leonardo Hotels

Apex City of London

Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)

Travelodge London Central Tower Bridge

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Can I present at the Payments Forum 2020?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Summit. For further information on this please contact sophie.bottazzi@cefpro.com

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Summit 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 Summit, as outlined on our pricing structure.

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

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

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

All available documentation will be provided after the Summit has taken place. However we will work with our presenters to make these available before the Summit where possible.

*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 Summit, such as

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Drinks reception at the end of the first day of the Summit (subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology at the event and during the sessions
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 20% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration at half price.

If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organization
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at Payments Europe 2020?

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

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

Risk Insights
Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here.

Are media partnerships available for Payments Europe?

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 Summit website
  • Place your logo on the Summit brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact james@cefpro.com or call +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Representing a financial institution (E.g. Bank, Insurance company, Asset Manager, Regulator)

EARLY BIRD RATE

£999

Registrations by 24 January
(SAVE £400)

STANDARD RATE

£1,399

Registrations after 24 January

Representing an Information/Service Provider (Eg: Consultant, Vendor, Executive Search Firm, Law Firm)

EARLY BIRD RATE

£1,799

Registrations by 24 January
(SAVE £300)

STANDARD RATE

£2,099

Registrations after 24 January

1. REGISTER BY EMAIL

Simply email us with your e-signature we will do the rest for you!

We only need your:
Full name
Job title
Company & address
Contact number

Email: james@cefpro.com

2. CONTACT US DIRECTLY

Call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 or +1 888 677 7007

3. DOWNLOAD PDF REGISTRATION FORM

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows:
Every third colleague to come along for half price
OR
A fifth colleague to attend for free!

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