The Age of Discovery - towards full payments digitalisation

The conference programme at EBAday 2017 comprises keynotes, panel discussions and debates featuring more than 80 of the world’s leading experts in payments who discus key topics and new challenges driving the business in Europe.

The conference programme at EBAday 2017 comprises:

  • Thought provoking keynotes
  • Lively panel discussions and debates
  • Special interest group sessions
  • Focused workshops and briefings


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Themes include:

  • Open Banking
  • Real-time payments
  • Regulatory challenges
  • Trade and Supply Chain Finance
  • PSD2
  • Intraday liquidity management
  • E- and m-payments
  • Blockchain and distributed ledger
  • Data opportunities
  • Payments innovation
  • Trends in global payments
  • The impact of fintechs
  • The potential for APIs

Confirmed speakers:

Colin Adams, Managing Consultant, Lipis Advisors
Martin Arnold, Banking Editor, Financial Times
Simon Bailey, Director, Finarchy Ltd
José Beltran, Business Development Director, STET
Joost Bergen, Owner of Cash Dynamics and MD of the Executive Master of Finance & Control, Amsterdam Business School
Gijs Boudewijn, Chairman, Payment Systems Committee, European Banking Federation
Vincent Brennan, Head of Group Payments, Bank of Ireland
Kevin Brown, Independent Non-Executive Director
John Broxis, Managing Director, MyBank
Edward Budd, Managing Director, Chief Digital Office, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Garvan Callan, Director - Customer, Digital & Innovation, Bank of Ireland
Pierre Calvet, Deputy General Manager, Diamis
Ian Clark, Sr. Director API Solutions, CA Technologies
Fergal Coburn, Head of Digital Products & Payments, AIB
Martin Coen, CEO, Dovetail
Ciarán Coyle, Chief Administrative Officer, Ulster Bank
Daniela Dell'Arciprete, Head of Sales and Network Management FI, Intesa Sanpaolo
Parth Desai, Founder and CEO, Pelican
Jennifer Doherty, Global Head of Commercialisation, Liquidity & Investment Products, Global Liquidity & Cash Management, HSBC
George Doolittle, Head of Global Payments, Wells Fargo Bank
Ashley Dowson, Chairman, Intraday Insights
Thomas Egner, Secretary General, Euro Banking Association
Wolfgang Ehrmann, Chairman of the Board, Euro Banking Association
Mark Evans, Global Head of Payments Advisory, Global Liquidity & Cash Management, HSBC
George Evers, Immediate Payments Services Director, Vocalink
Richard Exton, Head of Business Capability & Change, Bank of Ireland UK
Jacky Fox, Cyber & IT Forensic Lead, Risk Advisory, Deloitte
Stephen Gilderdale, Head of UK, Ireland and Nordics and Global Head of CSP, SWIFT
Tom Hay, Head of Payments, Icon Solutions
Aziza Idrissi Janati, OpenUp Program Leader, BNP Paribas
Gerhard Kebbel, Managing Director, Digitalisation, Helaba
Gavin Kelly, Director Distribution Channels, Bank of Ireland
Jonathan Kidd, Head of Robotics Process Automation, Bank of Ireland
Steve Kirsch, Founder & CEO, Token
Marijke Koninckx, Product Marketing Manager Instant & Open, FIS
Oskar Laufer, VP Channels and Alliances, PayKey
Herco Le Fevre, Founder and Owner, Iguacu Payments
Jeremy Light, Managing Director, Payments, Accenture
Hays Littlejohn, CEO, EBA CLEARING
Ravindra Madduri, Director, Global Cash Management, Barclays
Tim Martin, Product Manager, CashFac
Laura McDermott, Head of European Payments, NatWest
Dan McLoughlin, Regional Technical Account Manager, VASCO Data Security
Mario Mendia, Head of Capital Markets & Treasury, TAS Group
Adam Moulson, Chief Customer Officer, Form3 Financial Cloud
Eoghan Murphy, TD, Ireland’s Minister of State for Financial Services
Harry Newman, Head of Banking, SWIFT
Gene Neyer, Head of Industry and Regulatory, Finastra
Petia Niederländer, Head of Group Retail and Corporate Operations, ERSTE Group Bank AG
Kirstine Nilsson, Head of Strategic Engagements & Relationships, Swedbank
John O’Dwyer, Head of Digital Investment, Allied Irish Banks
Michele Olin, Head of Payments Products, Allied Irish Banks
David O’Riordan, Head of Payments, Cards and Treasury Services, Allied Irish Banks
Jan Pilbauer, Executive Director Modernization and CIO, Payments Canada
Petra Plompen, Senior Manager, EBA CLEARING
Andreas Rade, Director, Network Management & Sales Payment Services – Banks, Helaba
Craig Ramsay, Global Head of Innovation, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC
Marc Recker, Head of Market Management, Institutional Cash Management, Deutsche Bank
Damian Richardson, Head of Innovation, Payments, NatWest
Nicolò Romani, Head of Innovation, SIA
Javier Santamaría, Chairman, European Payments Council
Julian Sawyer, COO, Starling Bank
Christian Schaefer, Head of Payments, Product Management, Corporate Cash Management, Deutsche Bank
Bettina Schönfeld, Division Manager, Retail Banking, Banking Technology, BdB
Chris Skinner, Chair, Financial Services Club
Adrian Smyth, Director, Business Development, Payments, NatWest
Michael Steinbach, CEO, equensWorldline SE
Rohit Talwar, Futurist and CEO, Fast Future
Hamish Thomas, Partner, EMEIA Payments Leader, EY 
Kyle Thomas, Director of Sales, Saffron Cognitive Solutions Group, Intel Corporation
Tuomas Toivonen, Co-Founder, Holvi
Marcus Treacher, Global Head of Strategic Accounts, Ripple
Antonella Vanara, Instant Payment Expert, SIA
Hubertus von Poser, Member of the Management, PPI
Helmut Wacket, Head of the Market Integration Division, European Central Bank
James Wallis, Vice President, Blockchain Markets and Engagements, and Vice President, Global Payments Industry, IBM
Ruth Wandhöfer, Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy TTS, Citi
Russ Waterhouse, EVP Product and Strategy, The Clearing House
David Watson, Chief Digital Officer and Head of Corporate Cash Management Americas, GlobalTransaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Axel Weiss, Head of Payments Strategy, German Savings Banks Association
Christian Westerhaus, Member of the Board, EBA CLEARING and Head of Product & Strategy, Institutional Cash Management, Deutsche Bank
Jonathan Williams, Principal Consultant, Mk2 Consulting
Narinda You, Head of Strategy and Interbank relationships, Crédit Agricole Payment Services
Lu Zurawski, Practice Lead – Retail Banking & Consumer Payments, ACI Worldwide

Lead sponsors


Host sponsors


Bank sponsors


Corporate sponsors


Lunch sponsor


Fintech pavillion sponsor

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