Celebrating its 10th year, the Contactless Intelligence event has built a reputation for providing key players in the contactless industry with crucial insights from the IMPLEMENTORS themselves. The 2016 conference theme, "Managing the Convergence of Intelligent Payment Solutions" will focus on what it takes to bring together different players to deliver a consistent user experience. Discussions include opportunities opening up in new market sectors, such as charities, market traders, taxis and vending, and a look at the mobility sector -- with the UK working on a common framework, what impact will this have on ticketing? Also included will be the progress of mobile wallets, with a peek at some of the solutions set to transform the payments industry.
NFC Industry Events
The 2016 Open Standards Forum (which is free to attend) builds on last year's success to educate participants about the benefits of open security standards. The application focus expands towards secure authentication standards and includes the explorations of these developments. Open industry standards assure that existing and future products and offerings are compatible and that anyone can evaluate the technology. Service providers and enterprises can accommodate various devices and services without having to make new investments or reverting to proprietary configurations. The Open Standards Forum offers insights into successful implementations as well as the challenges faced when moving away from proven proprietary solutions.
The Mobile ID Forum (which is free to attend) invites private sector and government representatives to share their views on the current status and future trends of mobile ID implementations. A special focus will be on the analysis of why government sponsored mobile ID implementations are only slowly getting off the ground and how the public sector must learn from successful private sector implementations and business cases.
Organizers describe the new Shoptalk as the first large-scale NextGen Commerce event. With 2,000+ attendees, 300+ speakers and 200+ CEOs expected, it promises to be a unique opportunity for individuals and companies that are reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy, providing a platform for large retailers and brands, startups, tech companies and investors to come together in an open and friendly environment.
Risk Management is an emerging hot topic. During this event – following in the footsteps of the organizers' Risk Management Series – participants will hear about updates and reviews on regulations and other frameworks such as IFSR 9, SSM, Basel III, Basel IV, SA-CCR, CEM, JQIS, LGD monitoring, PD term-structure, NPL portfolios, CvaR, RWA, Stress-tests, CVA and xVA Framework, and many more; gain insight to Credit Risk Modeling, Validation, and Counterparty Credit Risk; and also can build long lasting business relationships with the representatives of the most significant financial institutions of Europe.
Today’s macroeconomic challenges force banks to change and adjust their strategy in retail lending. This conference will be focusing on what banking products and services are currently in demand, which sales channels are the most efficient, which methods of promotion of banking products are more successful, an insight from the regulators on best ways of rules implementation, and how to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Participants will get updates on new digital banking solutions and mobile payment innovations.
The ongoing flow of regulatory changes creates many challenges for financial institutions in ensuring their effectiveness, workflows and optimized operations in the field of collateral management. The ever-changing environment has also generated obstacles to optimizing collateral that is fundamental in order to find a solution to the gap between collateral supply and demand. This forum will focus on the following topics:
* Regulatory Mandates
* Digitization in Collateral Management
* Repo Market Liquidity and Basel III
* Credit Value Adjustment
* OTC Derivatives Market
* Central Counterparty Clearing House (CCP)