28 - 29 November, 2018
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Conference Day One - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairperson Opening Remarks

STATE OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS IN ASIA

9:00 am - 9:40 am OPENING KEYNOTE: Building a Unified Payment Network for Larger Scale and Greater Mass

Mr Jeffrey Goh - Group Chief Executive Officer, Nets
·         The benefits of a unified and harmonised payment process to elevate digital payments uptake in Asia
·         Enabling digital payments growth through network advances between banks, retailers and technology solution providers to achieve critical mass
·         Strengthening digital payment models by tapping into effective cross-border collaborations
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Mr Jeffrey Goh

Group Chief Executive Officer
Nets

9:40 am - 10:10 am Asia's First Cross-Border Payment Alliance: A Game Changer to Strengthen Digital Economies in Southeast Asia

Mr Arthur Lang - Chief Executive Officer, Singtel International Group
  • Connecting both telco and non-telco mobile wallets across borders to create a region-wide payment network to enable consumers to use their local mobile wallets when travelling
  • Linking different mobile wallet systems across the region to unify Asia’s fragmented payments scene
  • Driving the adoption of mobile payments to supports ASEAN’s push towards financial inclusion and vision of an integrated digital market
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Mr Arthur Lang

Chief Executive Officer
Singtel International Group

10:10 am - 10:40 am Implementing Open Banking to Fast-Track Digital Payment Adoption

Mr Jitendra Tekchandani - Head of Open Banking/APIs (Partnership & Program), DBS Bank
·         Delving into the opportunities and challenges for Open Banking in emerging markets
·         Exploring the multiple channels of communication and transparency that API integration would bring to deliver optimal growth
·         Innovating in-app payments and transactions from IoT-enabled devices across multiple geographies
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Mr Jitendra Tekchandani

Head of Open Banking/APIs (Partnership & Program)
DBS Bank

10:40 am - 11:25 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

THE MOVE TOWARDS A CASHLESS SOCIETY

         Innovating  payments to meet evolving   customer demands and preferences  in finance and retail
         Integrating scalable digital payment technologies with existing infrastructure for effective roll-outs
         Evaluating effective adoption strategies: Current customer base vs. new customers across markets in Asia
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Mr Aprajit Sharma

Head of Payments & Receivables Technology
Citibank Singapore

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Mr Milind Sanghavi

Head of Digital Payments
OCBC Bank Singapore

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Mr Nicholas Lee

Chief Executive Officer
EZ Link

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Mr Nagesh Devata

General Manager, Cross-Border Trade, Southeast Asia
PayPal

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Mr Masaya Mori

Global Head of Rakuten Institute of Technology
Rakuten

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm KEYNOTE: Leading and Driving Digital Payments Growth in Asia

·         Ensuring your payments systems are operationally built for continuous innovation and upgrades
·         Strengthening banking and payments infrastructure to provide value-added offerings
·         Launching new payment services with remarkable speed and agility to capture growing opportunities in Asia’s payments market

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch

·         How do current “real-time payments” schemes work in the region and how can they benefit financial institutions and their customers?
·         Tapping into the advantages of real-time payments to enhance digital payments service delivery and experience
·         Lessons learnt from global real-time payments projects and applications for the Asian market
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Mr Rahul Bhargava

Director for Payments Markets Initiatives
SWIFT

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Mr Gautam Aggarwal

Group Head & Senior Vice President, Domestic & Real-time Payments
Mastercard

Structured to maximise interaction and in-depth focus on a topical subject matter, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in two roundtable sessions of their choice, which has close relevance to their area of expertise or scope of responsibility

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS


Roundtable 1

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Achieving Payments Interoperability for Ease of Transactions

Roundtable 2

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Deploying P2P as Value-Added Payment Service

Roundtable 3

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Tapping into Cryptocurrency as an Evolving Payment Mode
Mr Carney Mak - Digital Currency Subcommittee, ACCESS - Singapore Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Industry Association
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Mr Carney Mak

Digital Currency Subcommittee
ACCESS - Singapore Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Industry Association


Roundtable 4

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Managing Cross-Border Payments: Costs, Risks and Efficiencies
Mr Soon Sze Meng - Vice President, Business, International, Singtel
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Mr Soon Sze Meng

Vice President, Business, International
Singtel


EMERGING DIGITAL PAYMENT MODES

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Speed Networking

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm From a Transit Payment to a New Digital payment Provider: Establishing a New Payment Ecosystem

Mr Nicholas Lee - Chief Executive Officer, EZ Link
 ·        Leveraging existing transit payments infrastructure to develop contactless payment systems in a cost-effective manner
·         Developing a digital payment ecosystem to convert existing customers onto the new platform
·         Capturing payments opportunities across all market segments including senior citizens and students 
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Mr Nicholas Lee

Chief Executive Officer
EZ Link

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Scaling Digital Payments Business by Deploying QR Code-Based Payment Services

Mr Budi Gandasoebrata - Managing Director – GO-PAY, GO-JEK
  • Successfully implementing QR code-based payment services in Indonesia: How to ensure compliance and accelerate market buy-in
  • Setting up the QR code payment infrastructure: Overcoming the challenges and rolling it out successfully
  • Expanding the use of QR code payments with e-commerce and merchant partners

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Mr Budi Gandasoebrata

Managing Director – GO-PAY
GO-JEK

AI APPLICATIONS IN PAYMENTS

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Using AI to Secure Payments, Enhance Customer Experience and Establish Trust

Mr Guru Bhat - General Manager of Technology & Head of Engineering, PayPal
  • Integrating and analysing massive amounts of structured and unstructured data for more effective decision-making
  • Detecting illegal money flow and overcome malicious activity in a quicker manner
  • Monitoring real-time customer behavior to secure vulnerabilities and prevent fraud in payments
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Mr Guru Bhat

General Manager of Technology & Head of Engineering
PayPal

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Chairperson Closing Remarks & End of Day 1