19-20 September 2018, Lainston House, Winchester
Now in its twelfth year, our flagship event brings together organisations from the high-growth prepaid and fintech sectors to explore the opportunities and the future for the industry.
Hear how prepaid has become a driving force for innovation in financial services, how new and revised regulation is shaping the sector and how and where PIF is engaged with tackling the multitude of issues facing the sector, delivering advocacy wins for members and the industry.
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Latest speakers announced
Countingup is on a mission to combine accounting and banking in one place for small businesses. Tim Fouracre was previously the founder and CEO of cloud accounting software, Clear Books plc. Find out how his new fintech startup Countingup, is revolutionising accounting and banking for thousands of small businesses.
Tim Fouracre, Founder & CEO, Countingup
The New Payment System Operator
The New Payment System Operator (NPSO) is the UK's leading retail payments authority, formed with a vision to enable a vibrant UK economy. It aims to do this by driving more participation and involvement in payments so payment service providers are competing and innovating solutions which respond to customer needs, driving better service and value for end users.
Chet Behl, General Counsel, NPSO
Empowering Fintech Growth to Improve our Financial Lives
The Bancorp is one of the few companies in the world specialising in providing private label banking and technology solutions to meet the unique needs of non-bank companies. Hear how this financial services trailblazer is enabling leading fintechs to unleash their potential and re-imagine the way we pay.
AnaLiza Grandner, Director of Private Label Banking, The Bancorp
The Wearable Future for Seamless Payments
McLEAR pioneered the modern smart ring space, inventing the first NFC ring in 2012. Hear how two inventors from the across the globe joined forces to form the world's leading Smart [Payment] Ring, from LA to Bradford!
Dan Blondell, Chief Operating Officer, McLEAR
Bank in a Box (Redefining Business Banking)
The technology today is capable of providing a fully operational business account in under 3 minutes, it is just a matter of connecting the right dots. Is it possible to white label a Bank or is it necessary to have a banking licence to be able to offer a financial product to your customers? Arro Money now offers a Bank in a Box solution for B2B customers, with a go to market capability in just 3 months.
Muhammad Asim, CEO, Arro Money
Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain: Making Sense of the Hype
Earlier this year, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the bank had no use for the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies and that they were unlikely to be "the future of money". Hear a high-level view on the state of cryptocurrencies and blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) from a banking/payments perspective. Samee will review the relevance of blockchain technology to financial services and whether cryptocurrencies will one day gain widespread acceptance for everyday payments.
Samee Zafar, Director, Edgar, Dunn & Company
PIF AGM Guest Speaker: (PIF members only)
Timothy Poole, International Trade Advisor, Department for International Trade
Timothy is a London-based Trade Advisor for the Department of International Trade, focusing on supporting companies in the financial services arena with their international growth plans. DIT is the department responsible for bringing together policy, promotion and financial expertise to break down barriers to trade and investment and help businesses succeed, and for delivering a new trade policy framework for the UK as it leaves the EU. Timothy will provide an overview of the Department's activities as it promotes British trade and investment across the world and builds the global appetite for UK goods and services.
PIF AGM Guest Speaker: (PIF members only)
Brian Tate, President & CEO, NBPCA
Brian is President and CEO of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association, the U.S. industry body representing the prepaid sector in Washington D.C. Brian has been critical to many of the U.S. prepaid sector's successes, having led the NBPCA's legislative and policy agenda and built relationships with policymakers on a national and state level. Brian will share an overview of the regulatory and political environment in the U.S., with references to the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
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