ABF Digital Payments Summit 2019

When:
Wed, 28 August 2019
Venue:
Hotel ICON, Level 1, Silverbox Ballroom 1-3, 17 Science Museum Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Overview

McKinsey estimates that the industry is tipped to become a $2t business by 2020 and approach the $3t mark within five years. As such, the region’s top bankers and financial players will gather under one roof to deliver engaging sessions and panel discussions on the future of the global payments industry.

In its inaugural event, the ABF Digital Payments Summit 2019 welcomes top bank executives, subject-matter experts from top management consultancy firms, as well as business leaders of well-known mobile wallets, banking associations, and regulators.

WHY YOU MUST PARTICIPATE

  • Hear from top bank executives, heads of payments, transaction, and digital banking, consulting firms, banking associations, government and regulators, and up-and-coming digital payment platforms in the region
  • Gain knowledge and learn about the latest developments of payments from the experts themselves
  • Take advantage of unrivalled networking opportunities

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Over 180 delegates made up of senior-level executives of 33 banks and 16 digital payment companies from Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Thailand, Angola, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, China, and Australia
  • Some of the biggest names in the digital payments industry, including Musheer Ahmed, FinTech Association of Hong Kong's General Manager; Arthur Shek, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company; Jayant Kulkarni, Head of Domestic Payments at HSBC HK; and Ken Lo, Head of Strategic Partnership at Zhong An International

AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00 AM - Registration


9:00 – 9:05 AM - Welcome Remarks

Tim Charlton, Editor-in-Chief, Asian Banking & Finance Magazine


9:05 – 9:25 AM - Speaking Session 1: Key Drivers for Fintech innovation in China & Hong Kong

Musheer Ahmed, General Manager, FinTech Association of Hong Kong


9:25 – 9:45 AM - Speaking Session 2: Disruptions in Payments: Powering Innovation in a Digital, Customer-Centric World

Arthur Shek, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company


9:45 – 10:05 AM - Speaking Session 3: HK Virtual Banking is coming and impact to Asia Pacific

Ken Lo, Head of Strategic Partnership, ZhongAn International


10:05 – 10:25 AM - Speaking Session 4: Banking in 2030 & the Future Customer of 2030

Avril Rae, Director, Head of FinTech, KPMG


10:25 – 10:55 AM - Panel Discussion 1: Digital Transformation of Banks

-What changes are banks introducing both tech-wise and operations-wise to compete with fintechs?
-Enhancing mobile app and online capabilities
-Fintech: friend or foe
-The bank branch of the future
-Emergence of virtual banks

Panelists:

  • John Wong, Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management, Hang Seng Bank
  • Jimmy Chan, Chief Operation Officer & Head of Operations Management Department, ICBC (Asia)
  • Musheer Ahmed, General Manager, FinTech Association of Hong Kong
  • Jessica Lam, Head of Strategy, WeLab
  • Arthur Shek, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

10:55 – 11:25 AM - Morning Tea Break


11:25 – 11:45 AM - Speaking Session 5: What Drives Digital Transformation in Payments

Rajesh Mehta, Managing Director, Treasury and Trade Solutions Region Head, APAC, Citi


11:45 – 12:05 NN - Speaking Session 6: Disruptive Data Monetization Technologies: Data Platform, AI and Self-Serve Analytics in Financial Services

Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent


12:05 – 12:25 NN - Speaking Session 7: Stopping Payment Frauds with Global Shared Intelligence

Cameron Church, Director, Marketing Planning - Fraud & Identity, LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix


12:25 – 12:45 NN - Speaking Session 8: AML and Sanction Challenges for Digital Payments

Josh Heiliczer, Asia-Pacific Financial Crime Compliance Leader, EY


12:45 – 1:15 PM - Panel Discussion 2: Case Study: Developing payment apps and capabilities

- What are the revenue opportunities and indirect benefits like amassing customer data in processing payments? How can banks retain their dominance in this space?
- Best practices from bank and non-banks
- Lessons from fintechs and superapps
- What's the regulatory situation across Asia?
- Challenges
- Outlook for the trillion-dollar industry

Panelists:

  • Jayant Kulkarni, Head of Domestic Payments, HSBC
  • Joel Yarbrough, VP, Asia Pacific, Rapyd
  • Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent
  • Avril Rae, Director, Head of FinTech, KPMG
  • Josh Heiliczer, Asia-Pacific Financial Crime Compliance Leader, EY

1:15 – 2:15 PM - Lunch Break


2:15 – 2:35 PM - Speaking Session 9: The Rise of Emerging Payment Competitors in Addressing X-Border Challenges

Michael Ho, Principal, Financial Services Practice, Oliver Wyman


2:35 – 2:55 PM - Speaking Session 10: Inside the Engine: What drives digital transformation

Ajay Mathur, Managing Director, Head of Consumer Banking Group & Wealth Management, DBS Bank


2:55 – 3:15 PM - Speaking Session 11: Widespread Adoption of Digital ID Could Boost Economic Growth

Victor Yim, Global Product Owner, Fraud & ID Solutions, TransUnion


3:15 – 3:45 PM - Afternoon Tea


3:45 – 4:15 PM - Panel Discussion 3: Is cash still a king or pauper prince?

- Expanding the financial inclusion net and the journey of cash-reliant countries in Asia
- Country specific case studies such as Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and government-private sector tie-ups to boost cashless adoption
- Can Asia meet its cashless targets against an ageing population? What’s keeping cash hot?
- Interoperability of e-payment systems and security concerns in using mobile payment apps
- Meeting the cashless demands of tech-savvy Chinese tourists
- What lessons can we take away from global cashless leaders?

Panelists:

  • Michael Ho, Principal, Financial Services Practice, Oliver Wyman
  • Cameron Church, Director, Marketing Planning - Fraud & Identity, LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
  • Erin Murphy, Global Affairs Officer, KBZ Bank

4:15 Closing Remarks


For more details, contact:
Asian Banking & Finance Team
+65 3158 1386 ext 210
conferences@charltonmediamail.com