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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Check out our full program from 2018! Also check out our special report from 2018 event – Download here.


Day 1 - 25 April 2019

08.00Welcome Coffee & Registration
09.00Introduction by Summit Chairman
09.15Welcome to The Hague
09.30Keynote Panel Debate with Q&A
Payments Driving The Digital Transformation
From transactional necessity to business enabler
10.15Keynote Panel Debate with Q & A
The Brave New Payments World - A Regulatory Challenge
11.00Networking Break
11.30A1 The New Era of TicketingB1 Next Gen Payments Security and Reducing Fraud Risk

Paying for Airline, Travel and Entertainment

- Implementing AI
- AML Monitoring Tools
- Cyber Security in Payment Networks
12.15Keynote Speech
A Tale of Two Regions
Southeast Asia and Europe - could they be any more different? Or are they?
12.35Meet the Florin Awards Nominees
5 Nominees to be introduced or introduce themselves with their key headlines, 3 minutes each
12.50Networking Lunch
14.00The Fintech Intermezzo #1
14.15Meet The Florin Awards Nominees (Part 2)
5 Nominees to be introduced or introduce themselves with their key headlines, 3 minutes each
14.30A2 The Big European Cash DivideB2 Migration of Cards Innovation

- Present situation reviewed
- Why we still need cash
- The cost of cash and alternatives

- From cards to mobile wallets
- Cards and eCommerce
15.15A3 Breakthrough Payment PlatformsB3 Aligning Identity Solutions in Europe Supporting Seamless Transactions

Movers and Shakers in Europe
16.00Networking Break
16.30Panel Discussion
17.15The Fintech Intermezzo #2
17.30Cocktail Reception


Day 2 - 26 April 2019

08.00Welcome Coffee & Registration
09.00Recap by Summit Chairman
09.05Keynote Briefing
Implementation for Success - Open Banking Reality
09.50X - Africa - Here They Come
The next revolution in Payments
Sub-Saharan Africa driving payments innovation
10.15Keynote Panel Debate with Q&A
Alignment of Real Time Payments Across International Borders
New technologies and interoperability driving new payment services
11.00Networking Break
11.30A4 The Legalities of PaymentsB4 “Hard” CryptoCurrencies - Beyond Bitcoin

The need to mediate in a global economy
12.15The Fintech Intermezzo #3
12.30Networking Lunch
13.45Keynote Speech
14.15Keynote Panel Debate
Privacy & Payments
- The effects on our behaviour
- Is GDPR really working?
- How transparency can influence our buying patterns
- AI / Big Data - Retailer Power Play?
15.00Closing Remarks by Chairman
15.15Farewell drinks
16.30End of Program