DAY ONE – Tuesday 13 March 2018


9.00 | Chairpersons opening remarks

Penny Wong, Co-Founder, Radmis
 

PLENARY

9:10 | Data DNA: the 5 rules you need to know when it comes to your data

Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist, Amazon 
 

9:40 | Why choice, security, efficiency and reliability are critical to trust and the future of Australian payments. What’s next for eftpos in 2018?

Paul Jennings, Acting CEO, eftpos


10:10 | Challenges and opportunities in building the next generation of banks and neo banks

David Koch  interviews Anthony Thomson, Founder & Chairman, Atom Bank (UK)


10:30 | Tea & coffee break and exhibition viewing

 

Welcome to Payments Track 1

Chairperson: Lance Blockley, MD, The Initiatives Group

 

REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

 

11:10 | Embracing the New Payments Platform (NPP), an open access infrastructure for fast payments in Australia

Michele Bullock, Assistant Governor (Financial System), Reserve Bank of Australia


11:30 |  PANEL: The future of payments  


Moderator:
Paul Jennings, CEO, eftpos

Panelists:
Bradley Gerdis, CEO, smartpay
Nathan Churchward, Senior Manager, Payment Products, Cuscal
Mark Healey, MD, Global Payments AU/NZ


11:50 |  How open API's are changing the face of payments

Bradley Gerdis, CEO, Smartpay


12:10 | 
Secure Request-to-Pay for the New Payments Platform (NPP)

Craig Glendenning, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Bluechain

Welcome to Payments Track 2

Chairperson: Greg Moore, Payments Advisory Director, Macquarie Group
 

OPEN BANKING

 

11:10 | Platforms & Rails – fast payments in an open banking world

Greg Moore, Payments Advisory Director, Macquarie Group


11:30 |  Embracing the future of secure payments


Leila Fourie, CEO, Australian Payments Network

 

11:50 |  Methodologies and integrations of payment gateways

Abhinov Gulati, IT Director, Ganemo Group

 


12:10 | 
Cutting-edge innovations in the payments sector

Simon Warner, Head of Payments, MYOB Payby

 


12:20 | Lunch and exhibition viewing with Main Stage Presentations
 
1:50 | Roundtable Sessions


3:30 | Afternoon break – tea/coffee and exhibition viewing

 

 

CLOSING KEYNOTE PLENARY

4:30 | Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: from money we understand to money that understands us

David G. Birch, author & commentator on digital financial services

5:00 | Who cares about the customer!

Michele Fuhs, Head of Premium Retail Experience, BMW Group (Germany)

5:00 | Networking Drinks



DAY TWO – Wednesday 14 March 2018


9.00 | Chairpersons opening remarks

Penny Wong, Co-Founder, Radmis
 

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

9:10 | How to bring customer-centric transformation in a disrupted, customer-led world
Martin Newman, Chairman, Practicology (UK)

 

PANEL

9:40 | The mind blowing technologies that will change the world

Michele Fuchs, Head of Future Retail, BMW Group (Germany)
Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist, Amazon (USA)  

 

PLENARY SESSION

10:10 | The rise of blockchain
Nitin Gaur , Director, IBM Blockchain Labs (USA)


10:30 | Tea & coffee break and exhibition viewing

Welcome to Payments Track 1

 

CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

 

11:20 | OmniChannel opportunities
Anne McDonnell, Managing Director Of Online and Enterprises Retail, Bambora


11:40 | The Paytech revolution: digital payments and opportunities for SMEs

Richard Miller, Payments Advisory Leader, Deloitte
 

12:00 |  Connecting with Chinese consumers using WeChat payment

Locky Ge, CEO & Founder, RoyalPay
 

Welcome to Payments Track 2

 

FRICTIONLESS COMMERCE & BANKING INNOVATION

 

11:20 | Understanding cyber security standards in e-payments 

Michael Paparo, Policy Manager, Standards Australia

 

11:40 | Meet Xinja: Australia's first, independent 100% digital bank, designed for mobile
Van Le, Co-Founder & Customer Innovation Director, Xinja


12:00 |  Building a competitive edge with Alipay


George Lawson, Country Manager, Alipay

12:30 | Lunch and exhibition viewing with Main Stage Presentations
 

BIOTECHNOLOGY & CYBERSECURITY

 

1:30 | Boosting trust in the ecosystem

Tony Surtees, Co-founder and Director, Laava.id


1:50 | The evolution of eBanking & eCommerce Security

Guillaume Pierquin, Marketing Manager, Digital Banking, Gemalto


2:10 | Empowering consumers with online marketplaces

Atul Narang, Founder/CIO, HashChing (CTO/CIO of the Year, FinTech Awards Australia)
 

BLOCKCHAIN & BITCOIN

 

1:30 | Blockchain 101: how this emerging service will shape the future

Nick Addison, Solution Architect, ConsenSys


1:50 |  Who is using bitcoin in Australia?


Sarah Razek, Head of Marketing, Bitcoin.com.au
 

2:10 | Bitcoins: the path from POS to the bank

Jason Williams, Co-Founder, BitPos

 

2:30 | Afternoon tea/coffee and exhibition viewing
 

CLOSING PLENARY

3:10 | Marketplaces as the new omnichannel: strategy & execution of the myer market

Jason Wyatt, MD, Marketplacer


3:30 | Insights from the world’s largest retailer

Maggie Zhou, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Alibaba Group


4:00 | Close of conference