Day 1 Agenda (all times are CET)

09:00 - 10:00

Registration and breakfast

10:00 - 10:10

Welcome by the EBA

10:10 - 10:30

Host Sponsor Keynote

10:30 - 11:15

Strategic Roundtable “How can FIs thrive in a rapidly evolving global payments and transaction banking environment?”

11:15 - 12:00

Challenge Speech

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch and networking time

13:30 - 14:15

How to achieve CBDCs in Europe

With retail CBCDs on the horizon in Europe, what are the key criteria for their future success? How can consumer adoption and merchant acceptance be achieved, and at which cost? What will be the role of banks and other regulated third parties?

13:30 - 14:15

How new technologies are transforming banking

AI, robotics process automation and cloud computing are rapidly changing the way financial institutions operate. This session will discuss how to keep up with the pace of technology acceleration, digitalisation and new ways of doing business.

14:30 - 15:15

Payments processing – from commodity to business opportunity?

What are the benefits of Payments as a Service (PaaS) for larger and for smaller PSPs, and what are the challenges to overcome? Which strategies can pave the way to a successful PaaS approach? Which hurdles inhibit businesses’ ability to efficiently manage B2B payments, and to expand internationally?

14:30 - 15:15

The clever use of data

Data is crucial to every financial institution and a coveted asset for customer growth and innovation. Should financial institutions collaborate with regard to data? Which roles can fintechs play? How can Open Finance help?

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break and networking

15:45 - 16:30

The status of immediate cross-border payments

A number of international initiatives aim to process immediate payments across borders and currencies. What is the current status? How can these initiatives reach scale? Which resources have the potential to be re-used? Which role does the ISO20022 implementation play?

15:45 - 16:30

Bridging the cloud migration gap

The cloud has played a big part in the ongoing digital transformation in banking and payments. What is a good strategy for PSPs to migrate to the cloud? How can processes be optimised? What benefits do the hybrid cloud or the multi-cloud strategy have?

16:30 - 16:45

Coffee break and networking

16:45 - 17:30

Open Finance in the corporate world

What opportunities does Open Banking and Open Finance offer to corporates and small and medium enterprises? How can bank APIs cater to the varying needs of corporate users?

16:45 - 17:30

New ways of customer authentication in payments

Which digital authentication approaches lead to less customer frustration and decreased risk? How can AI or behavioral metrics help to make the process smoother? What is their relevance for other digitisation initiatives?

17:30 - 18:30

Drinks reception and networking


End of first day