PIF Innovation Day 2019
16 May 2019, Glaziers Hall London
09:00: Welcome - Paul Swinton, CEO, B4B Payments, Chairman, PIF
Welcome and opening remarks from PIF Chairman, Paul Swinton.
Paul Swinton, CEO, B4B Payments and Chairman, PIF
09:10: Advancing Payments Innovation 2020 and Beyond - Edoardo Volta, Head of FinTechs & Jason Field, Director, FinTechs & EMIs, Mastercard
PIF Benefactor Keynote:
The shift to digital is the biggest change in payments since plastic cards. As prepaid continues to democratise payments and fintechs generate business models that are challenging the status quo, hear how Mastercard is responding to a new set of market dynamics and underpinning the next phase of fintech innovation.
Edoardo Volta, Head of FinTechs and Jason Field, Director, FinTechs & EMIs, Mastercard
09:40: Open Banking One Year On - Nilixa Devlukia, Head of Regulatory, Open Banking Implementation Entity
Hear directly from the Open Banking Implementation Entity on the evolution of the UK’s Open Banking project, from the initiatives designed to accelerate its potential to the implications and opportunities for the high-growth prepaid and fintech sectors.
Nilixa Devlukia, Head of Regulatory, Open Banking Implementation Entity
10:05: Open Banking is Go - Jim Wadsworth, SVP Open Banking, Vocalink
We have all entered the world of Open Banking, but is everyone seeing the opportunity? What new services are starting to emerge (in Europe and beyond)? Are customers ready for Open Banking, and what does the industry need to do as momentum starts to build?
Jim Wadsworth, SVP Open Banking, Vocalink
10:30: Networking Break
Networking refreshment break in the London Bridge Arches
11:00: Digital Banking: Turning Theory into Practice - Mike Peplow, COO, Omnio Group
It’s common knowledge to anyone working in financial services that the global digital banking revolution is here. Driven by new regulations to open up the market to greater competition, Fintech is testing the dominance of major UK banks by offering customers innovative, efficient and secure new ways to manage their money.
Already serving two million customers worldwide on its omnio.VISION platform, Omnio Group and its partners are at the heart of this market disruption through its culture of innovation, turning theory into practice with a number of initiatives with An Post, Unisys, Monmouthshire Building Society and more.
Join COO, Mike Peplow to hear what Omnio has learned through experience of putting digital banking platforms into action and how they are shaping the significant growth in the digital banking market.
Mike Peplow, COO, Omnio Group
11:25: Empowering Entrepreneurs in the Age of Open Banking - Sam O'Connor, CEO, Coconut
Coconut is on a mission to free millions of people from business admin worldwide, by combining banking and accounting into one simple product. Hear how this UK-based FinTech is empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs with the freedom to focus on growing their business.
Sam O’Connor, CEO, Coconut
11:50: Morning Speaker Panel Session chaired by Siobhan Moore, Partner, Locke Lord LLP
Speaker panel session chaired by Siobhan Moore, Partner, Locke Lord LLP and member of the PIF Board of Directors
12:30: In the Moment. Perspectives on Market Research - Stuart Peters, Head of Research & Insight, Consumer Intelligence
Consumer research is the action or activity of gathering information about consumers’ needs and preferences. Insight is the capacity to gain an accurate and deep understanding of someone or something. Other words associated with insight include intuition, perception, awareness, comprehension and cognizance. So, how do we step outside the realms of traditional research techniques to get under the skin of how consumers really feel, think and act?
Stuart Peters, Head of Research & Insight, Consumer Intelligence
12:45: Networking Lunch Break
Networking Lunch Break in the London Bridge Arches
14:00: Making the World of Payments a MuchBetter Place - Jens Bader, Co-Founder, MuchBetter
MuchBetter is a dynamic, next-generation payments app that’s transforming the way we spend money, and how online merchants accept payments. Hear how this award-winning e-wallet is leveraging the power of industry-leading technology to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
Jens Bader, Co-Founder, MuchBetter
14:25: Truly Mobile Gifting with One4all - Declan Byrne, Group Director, One4all
Declan will outline the journey One4all have gone through to bring their Visa railed, random access network gift card program to the mobile world. Building on a vision where customers can buy, customise, send, receive and spend their gift card in a truly mobile fashion, the Digital One4all Gift Card opens new markets for the company in the millennial and millennial plus market segments. Their pioneering approach is a first for scheme based single load gift cards globally and is scheduled for market launch in May 2019.
Declan Byrne, Group Director, One4all
14:50: Networking Break
Networking refreshment break in the London Bridge Arches
15:20: What's next for Mobile Payments? - Lee Britton, Commercial Director, Prepaid Financial Services
Prepaid Financial Services is leading the way in fintech and the exponentially growing mobile payments market. Lee Britton will address the impact of shifting market dynamics on the mobile payments landscape, from the major factors in play to the role of banks and telcos in the next phase of growth.
Lee Britton, Commercial Director, Prepaid Financial Services
15:45: Fintech and Instant Payments - Ray Brash, CEO, PrePay Solutions
PPS is a leader in the provision of licensing, processing and technology solutions that allow fintechs to deliver instant mobile solutions. With the growing “available now” culture, PPS understands the importance of making faster payments instant as we enter a new phase for our digital banking solution.
Ray Brash, CEO, PrePay Solutions
16:10: The Evolution of Technology in Payments - Suresh Vaghjiani, CEO, Tribe Payments
Tribe Payments is on a mission to make the world of payments simple and accessible. Hear fresh perspectives from Tribe on the consolidation of the payments value chain, the pace of change, the speed of innovation and future proofing your business in the ever-evolving payments landscape.
Suresh Vaghjiani, CEO, Tribe Payments
16:35: Afternoon Speaker Panel Session chaired by Chris Ellis, Director, Bowsprit International
Afternoon speaker panel session chaired by Chris Ellis, Director, Bowsprit International and member of the PIF Board of Directors
17:10: How prepaid and fintech firms can share fraud data with each other and with law enforcement - David Pope, Marketing Director, HooYu
In this session, KYC and fraud investigation specialist HooYu will show how firms can share fraud data with each other to lock financial criminals out of prepaid instruments. HooYu will also propose a new model for sharing fraud data with law enforcement to get better results for the industry to get fraudsters investigated, arrested and prosecuted.
David Pope, Marketing Director, HooYu
17:20: Chairman's Closing Remarks
Closing remarks from PIF Chairman, Paul Swinton.
Paul Swinton, CEO, B4B Payments, Chairman, PIF
17:30: Networking Drinks Reception
Join us for networking drinks until 9pm in the London Bridge Arches, hosted by our Headline Sponsor, Wirecard Card Solutions.
Supported by our Benefactors
Venue: Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London, SE1 9DD
Timings: The event will be held from 9am to 5.30pm followed by networking drinks in the London Bridge Arches until 9pm.
PIF Members: Free of Charge (up to 3 seats per member organisation)
Non-Members: Early Bird Rate £195 + VAT (until 15 March 2019) Standard Rate £275 +VAT