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Full Agenda for the
Internet of Banking & Payments 2018

08:40
Chair’s Opening Remarks & highlight Slido for Unconference session
08:55
Internet of Payments Sector Update: A Lot of Hype or a Real Opportunity?
  • Looking back at 2018 developments in the smart payments ecosystem 
  • Discover the truth behind the hype of IoT for financial services?
  • Where is the value in using IoT driven payments compared to traditional methods? 
09:20
Can PSD2 Drive a Wave of Digital Transformation?
  • ‍Learn how banks can turn PSD2 from a compliance challenge into a catalyst for business growth
  • ‍Who will be the initial winners of a Post-PSD2 ecosystem?
  • ‍Where are the opportunities for Banks and Merchants moving forward? Are these being truly exploited?
09:40
Standards for Open Banking: Is the Industry all on the Same Page?
  • Learn the steps required to for industry-wide standards to ensure a good market facing outcome for PSD2
  • Discover the role of TPPs in driving adherence to ensure their customers get the best solutions
  • Explore whether customers should care about Open Banking or the use cases it powers?
10:10
Case Study: Open Banking or the Internet of Banking
  • Learn how PSD2 and Open Banking are affecting the new challenger banks, is it all positive?
  • ‘If This Then That’ - discover how to build a financial services platform that integrates seamlessly with how you live
  • Are legacy banks to challenger banks what feature phones were to smart phones?
10:40
NETWORKING BREAK AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
11:25
Appraising the current relationship between banks and their customers: Are banks out of touch?
  • Explore what the Legacy banks can learn from the challengers to engage with their customers
  • Are the Tech Giants creating a barrier between banks and their customers?
  • Look at how to create digital accounts and innovative products that are fit for the Internet of Payments World
11:50
Updating Legacy systems that are inhibiting innovation and competition in FinTech
  • Learn how to manage the transition from legacy systems to cloud; a lesson from the first clearing bank created in 250 years
  • Centralising platforms and using a single API; discover how it can be done
  • Explore what data needs to be kept in house and what can be hosted in the cloud to futureproof your organisation
12:15
Digital Branches and Chatbots
  • Has the investment in the digital branch been worthwhile?
  • Learn how to engage with customers to increase trust in chatbot technology
  • The rise of the mobile only bank – are brick and mortar branches finished?
12:40
LUNCH AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
14:00
Will the Threat of Tech Render Retail Banking Obsolete?
  • How does the threat of prominent tech giants: Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple measure up to the rise of FinTech and Regulation?
  • How are the Tech giants making waves in the banking and payments space?  
  • What is the next move for legacy banks when considering this threat? Are IoT Payments the trojan horse?
14:30
Open Wealth – Open Banking’s Killer Use Case?
  • Getting to know your financial self, learn how Open Wealth will shape how we interact with our money
  • Discover the steps that need to be taken by Government, legacy institutions, FinTech and the customer to collaborate effectively
  • Explore how AI, Machine Learning and open data can power open wealth to deliver killer ROI for institutions and customers
14:55
Turning the Smart Car into a Payments Device
  • Which Car Manufacturers are actively researching and experimenting with IoT Payments?
  • How did they listen to the consumer to create frictionless experiences when driving?
  • Paying for Parking, paying for petrol; How far can you drive IoT Payments?
15:20
NETWORKING BREAK AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
16:00
Innovating the Store with Smart Payment Enabled Technology
  • Overt or Covert? How aware should the customer be of the latest smart technology?
  • Using IoT Payments and Omni-Channel to take back market share from the online retailers
  • Are IoT payments a double-edged sword? Do they help or hinder the customer relationship?
16:25
The Many Stages of a Start-Up in Collaboration with Starupbootcamp

A series of 4 FinTech start-ups at different stages of the growth curve will be laying out the do's and don'ts of how legacy financial institutions can effectively work and engage with them to ensure they deliver more win-win situations.

The scene will be set by the Co-Founder of Startupbootcamp and the summation will be delivered by a well known high street bank who will take you on their journey to effective FinTech engagement.

Take this opportunity to gain early insight into new technologies and potentially identify your next investment project to give you a competitive edge in the market.

Meet the Start-Ups

Pre-Seed Stage    

Post-Seed Stage - Loubna Bazine, CEO, FriendlyScore

Post-Series A    

Self-Sustaining    

17:15
Closing Remarks from the Chair
17:30
NETWORKING DRINKS
08:40
Chair’s Opening Remarks
09:00
A Cashless Future with IoT Payments: Understanding the Barriers to Mass Adoption
  • As more countries make fewer payments with cash is the ecosystem ready to support a cashless economy?
  • Educating consumers on the benefits of IoT Payments: Developing trust and furthering adoption
  • Dealing with the security question, is the industry doing enough to reassure consumers?
09:20
Crypto-Currency & Blockchain Versus IoT Payments
  • Do merchants find crypto-currency a more viable option than IoT Payments as an investment strategy
  • Dangers of Crypto to the consumer: Understanding and buying in to the bubble
  • Can Blockchain and Crypto disrupt the world economy or will IoT Payments be more prevalent in the years to come
09:40
Mitigating the Threats to an IoT Payments Ecosystem
  • What new risks have arisen with IoT payments, looking beyond ransomware attacks and cyber threats
  • Who within your company needs to be responsible for mapping the risk? How much of a role do Head’s of Payments need to take?
  • Accurate stress-testing and having a clear plan in place should the worst happen
10:00
Blockchain as a Secure Authenticator of Smart Payments
  • Demystifying Blockchain and distributed ledgers
  • Examples of utilising Blockchain as an authenticator from Trade Finance and Investment Banking to retail banking and merchants
  • Is Blockchain overhyped or about to change the payments economy?
10:30
NETWORKING BREAK AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
11:15
Is Tokenisation the Silver Bullet to Fraud and Security Problems with IoT Payments
  • How has tokenisation evolved in the past year: New vendors and requirements
  • Moving past the basics of tokenisation: An insider view
  • Is tokenisation a full proof system? Or does it still need work?
11:45
A Case Study of K Ring and ABN AMRO Bank: Wearables as the future of Payments
  • How has tokenisation enabled the developments of passive wearable technology
  • Learn how to overcome the security hurdles and give the consumer peace of mind with contactless wearables
  • Integrating payment wearables with legacy banks, discover the road map to success for both sides
12:05
Evaluating the Impact Machine learning Could Have on the Automation of Payments
  • Human Hand vs Machine: Eradicating error
  • The impact on liability should something go wrong with an automated payment
  • Linking Machine Learning to other technologies that enable Smart Payments
12:25
LUNCH AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
13:30
Using AI to Speed up Onboarding and KYC
  • How slow onboarding can increase the threat of losing your customers to other issuers: The figures analysed
  • How can AI improve the KYC process
  • Is it just KYC? Employing AI to comply with a wealth of regulation
14:00
Hacks, Cracks and Authentication: Are we Providing the Security Measures Customers Need?
  • Are biometrics the way forward, are they cool or creepy and are they safe?
  • Learn how to rebuild customer trust after a data breach and how to stop it happening again
  • Consumers want frictionless payments and perfect security; is it time for a reality check?
14:20
How Has the Implementation of GDPR Impacted the Relationship Merchants and Issuers Have With Their Customers?
  • How have issuers and merchants responded to GDPR: A look at effective compliance
  • Opt-In and IoT Payments: What is the GDPR angle?
  • How to avoid being on the front page: TSB and the protection of reputational risk
14:40
Is Regulation for Banks Giving Tech Giants an Advantage in the Scramble for Customers?
  • KYC and broader AML: Comparing compliance for banks and the likes of Facebook?
  • What disadvantages do banks have from a regulatory standpoint? Are they prohibitive when competing for customers?
  • License approved! Once the first tech giant receives a banking license will this spell the end of traditional retail banking?
15:00
NETWORKING BREAK AND ONE TO ONE MEETINGS
15:30
Unconference Session - Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration: Solving your problems together.

The Chair will select 5 - 10 of the key challenges you  have raised throughout the conference and task each group to brainstorm ideas  that could solve them.

These will then be briefly presented back to the rest of  the audience by the nominated spokesperson.

16:30
Closing Remarks from Chair