DAY ONE – Tuesday 13 March 2018


9.00 | Chairpersons Opening Remarks

 

PLENARY

9:10 | Data DNA: The 5 Rules You Need To Know When It Comes To You Data

Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist, Amazon 
 

9:40 | The evolution of commerce, payments & financial services toward 2020

Speaker TBA, First Data Corporation


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

David Koch  interviews Anthony Thomson, Founder & Chairman, Atom Bank


10:30 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

 

Welcome to Payments Track 1

 

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: Possibilities, priorities & progress with the New Payments Platform (NPP)  


Panelists: SmartPay, Commonwealth Bank & Cuscal 
 


11:50 | 
Creating extraordinary experiences with payments

Simon Lee, Co-Founder and CEO, Assembly Payments

 


12:10 | 
Streamlining merchant and consumer transactions using existing infrastructure

Craig Glendenning, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Bluechain

 

Welcome to Payments Track 2

 

OPEN BANKING

 

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

Greg Moore, Payments Advisory Director, Macquarie

 


11:30 |  Embracing the future of secure payments


Leila Fourie, CEO, Australian Payments Network

 

11:50 |  Disruption in payments and finance and their impact upon customer behaviour

Martin Newman, Chariman, Practicology

 


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

Simon Warner, Head of Payments, MYOB

 


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

Dr. 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

 

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

9:10 | Offering what Amazon cannot – the shopping experience of the future:

Dan Castle, Managing Director, Martha Stewart & Sequential Brand Group (USA)

 

PANEL

9:40 | The mind blowing technologies that Will Change the World

Michele Fuchs, Head of Future Retail, BMW Group (Germany)
Goran Stefkovski, Chief Technology Officer, Kogan.com
Jim Mollica, VP Global Consumer Engagement, Under Armour (USA)  

 

PLENARY SESSION

10:10 | Nitin Gaur , Director, IBM Blockchain Labs


10:30 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

 

Welcome to Payments Track 1

 

CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

 

11:20 | Artificial Intelligence: The future is superintelligent

Si Chen, Senior Strategy Manager & Business Development, Tencent AI Lab (China)
 


11:40 |  Partnering with the cool cloud – the ongoing evolution of EFTPOS

Peter Hutchins, Senior Product Manager, TYRO Payments

 

12:00 |  Connecting with Chinese consumers using WeChat payment

Locky Ge, CEO & Founder, RoyalPay

 

Welcome to Payments Track 2

 

FRICTIONLESS COMMERCE

 

11:20 | Understanding Cyber Security standards in e-payments 

Rick Macourt, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Standards Australia

 

11:40 | Meet Xinja: Australia's first, independent 100% digital bank, designed for mobile

Eric Wilson, CEO, Xinja (former NAB executive)

 


12:00 |  Building a competitive edge with Alipay


George Lawson, Country Manager, Alipay

 

 

12:20 |  10min Quickfire


12:30 | Lunch and Exhibition Viewing with Main Stage Presentations
 

BIOTECHNOLOGY & CYBERSECURITY

 

1:30 | Fraud vs Disputes: looking behind automating card claims

Walt Cox, Assistant VP, Payments, Redwood Credit Union (USA)



1:50 | The evolution of eBanking & eCommerce Security

Guillaume Pierquin, Marketing Manager, Digital Banking, Gemalto


2:10 | Woolworths path to a more streamlined, secure shopping experience

Paul Monnington, Head of Digital & Payments, Woolworths

 

 

CONVERSATIONAL BANKING & CX

 

1:30 | NAB’s Customer Journey program - setting a new benchmark across the Australian financial services industry

Anne Bennett, Executive GM – Business Transformation, NAB

 


1:50 |  Delivering customer focused results, reliability and dependability in payments


Ani Sawant, Regional Executive Director, Electronic Payment & Services  

2:10 | Moving mountains – building Australia’s first A.I. personal banking capabilities for ING Direct

Amit Thawani, Chief Architect, ING Direct

 

2:30 | Afternoon Tea/Coffee and Exhibition Viewing
 

CLOSING PLENARY

3:10 | Insights from the world’s largest retailer

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


3:40 | Close of Conference