25-26 APRIL 2019


Payments Driving The Digital Transformation

Changing Consumer Behaviours – New Technologies – Regulatory and Legal Challenges


We would like to welcome you to the 17th edition of EPS on 25-26 April 2019 in The Hague.

Returning to The Hague on 25-26th April 2019, the 17th edition of The European Payment Summit (EPS) will provide attendees with vital information and guidance on the major issues and trends currently affecting the global payments industry. We will assess the regulatory landscape and its efforts to keep up with all the latest developments in technology, with keynotes focusing on on how we align global issues such as risk management and security.

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Day 1 - 25 April 2019

08.00Welcome Coffee & Registration
09.00Welcome to EPS 2019
Gonzalo Santamaria and David Roberts, Currency Research
09.15Welcome to The Hague
Word of Welcome by City of The Hague
09.30Payments Driving Digital Transformation
Introduction Summit Theme & Opening Panel
Harry Smorenberg | Chairman Payment Summits (SCC)

9.35Keynote Opening Panel / Q&A
Julian Sawyer | COO | Starling Bank
Andréa Toucinho | Payments and Financial Services Expert
Harry Smorenberg | ChairmanPayment Summits (moderator)
10.15Keynote Panel Debate with Q & A "The Brave New Payments World - A Regulatory Challenge"
- Cybersecurity risk management

Petra Hielkema | Division Director Payments and Market Infrastructure | De Nederlandsche Bank
Monica Monaco | Founder and Managing Director | TrustEuAffairs
Nadja van der Veer | Payments Lawyer & Co-Founder | PaymentCounsel
Gijs Boudewijn | Chairman of the Payment Systems Committee | European Banking Federation
John Basquill | Editor | Payments Compliance (moderator)
11.00Networking Break
11.30A1 The New Era of TicketingB1 Next Gen Payments Security and Reducing Fraud Risk
- Paying for airline, travel and entertainment transactions
- Avoiding fraud and ticket re-sales
- Instant and guaranteed payment solutions

Gary Munro | Principal Consultant | Consult Hyperion
- Implementing AI
- AML Monitoring Tools
- Cyber Security in Payment Networks
12.15Keynote Speech "Bridging the Continents: What Europe Can Learn from South-East Asia"
- Contactless/ mobile payments leapfrogging cards
- Different regulatory approaches

David Lee Kuo Chuen | Professor of Fintech and Blockchain | Singapore University of Social Sciences
12.50Networking Lunch
14.00The Fintech Intermezzo #1
14.30A2 The Big European Cash DivideB2 Migration of Cards
- Present situation reviewed
- Why we still need cash
- The cost of cash and alternatives

Paul Rodgers | Chairman | Vendorcom
Daniel Lowther | Head of fintech | Ccgroup (moderator)

- Innovation driving the survival of cards
- From cards to mobile wallets
- Cards and eCommerce

David Parker | Founder and CEO | Polymath Consulting (moderator)

15.15A3 Breakthrough Payment Platforms Movers and Shakers in Europe B3 Aligning Identity Solutions in Europe Supporting Seamless Transactions
- Latest developments
- Cutting-edge tech solutions
- Game-changing features

Paul Alfing | Senior Consultant Retail | Payments Advisory Group (moderator)
- The scattered landscape explained
- Common options for alignment
- Importance of seamless transacting
16.00Networking Break
16.30Keynote Briefing
17.00Meet the Florin Awards Nominees
17.15Privacy & Payments
- The effects on our behaviour
- Is GDPR really working?
- How transparency can influence our buying patterns
- AI / Big Data - Retailer Power Play?
17.45Cocktail Reception
19.30Dinner & Awards Ceremony


Day 2 - 26 April 2019

08.00Welcome Coffee & Registration
09.00Recap by Summit Chairman
09.05Keynote Briefing "Implementation for Success - Open Banking Reality"
Marjan Delatinne | Global Head of Banking | Ripple
Nilixa Devlukia | Head of Regulatory | Open Banking
Leila Fourie | EGM Consumer Finance | Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Christian Schäfer | Director | Head of Payment Products & Solutions | Initiative Director - Group wide PSD2 project | Deutsche Bank AG
Gijs Boudewijn | Chairman of the Payment Systems Committee | European Banking Federation (moderator)
09.50Payments Digitalisation: Shifting Market Frontiers in Asia Pacific & Africa
- Financial inclusion
- Payment transformation/digitalisation
- What is the impact of shifting retail on financial services?

Kinda Chebib | Consultant | Euromonitor International

10.15Keynote Panel Debate with Q&A "Alignment of Real Time Payments Across International Borders"
- New technologies and interoperability driving new payment services
- Are fast rails enough?
- Lack of compliance standards

Saskia Devolder | Head of Western and Central Europe | SWIFT
11.00Networking Break
11.30A4 The Legalities of PaymentsB4 Emerging Payment Models
- The need to mediate in a global economy
- International standards or the lack thereof
- Safe eCommerce - retail and wholesale

Jeremy King | International Director – Europe | PCI Security Standards Council (moderator)
Exploring emerging innovative business models powered by Open Banking, PSD2
and other industry changes. From aggregator services and new credit
decisioning models to card disintermediation and future risk considerations.

- Which business models will win out?
- Which are simply unsustainable?
- Who are the key players to watch in the new innovation cycle and who are their customers?

Louise Beaumont | Industry Advisor | Bottomline (moderator)
Ed Adshead-Grant | General Manager Payments | Bottomline
Michael Jensen | CEO | Global Risk Clinic
Stuart Bailey | Industry Development | Lloyds Banking Group
Frank Jan Risseeuw | CEO | Yolt
12.15Networking Lunch
13.15The Fintech Intermezzo #2
13.45Keynote Speech "5 Live: The 5 things the industry should be focusing on in the year ahead"
Dave Birch | Global Ambassador| Consult Hyperion
14.15Keynote Panel Debate
15.00Closing Remarks by Chairman
15.15Farewell drinks
16.30End of Program