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
Simon Bailey, Director, Finarchy Ltd
José Beltran, Business Development Director, STET
Joost Bergen, Co-Director of the Executive Master of Finance & Control programme, 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
Fergal Coburn, Head of Digital Products & Payments, AIB
Martin Coen, CEO, Dovetail
Ciaran Coyle, Chief Administrative Officer, Ulster Bank
Daniela Dell'Arciprete, Head of Cash and Local Custody Service, Intesa Sanpaolo
Jennifer Doherty, Global Head of Commercialisation, Liquidity & Investment Products, Global Liquidity & Cash Management, HSBC
George Doolittle, International Product Leader, 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
Tom Hay, Head of Payments, Icon Solutions
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
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
Laura McDermott, Senior Manager, European Payments, RBS
Mario Mendia, Head of Capital Markets & Treasury, TAS Group
Eoghan Murphy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Republic of Ireland
Harry Newman, Head of Banking, SWIFT
Gene Neyer, Head of Payments Industry and Regulatory Product Management, D+H
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, HSBC
Marc Recker, Global Head of Market Management, Deutsche Bank
Damian Richardson, Head of Innovation, Payments, RBS
Nicolò Romani, Head of Innovation, SIA
Javier Santamaría, Chairman, European Payments Council
Christian Schaefer, Head of Payments, Cash Management Corporates, Deutsche Bank
Bettina Schönfeld, Division Manager, Retail Banking, Banking Technology, BdB
Chris Skinner, Chair, Financial Services Club
Adrian Smyth, Director, Business Development, Payments, RBS
Michael Steinbach, CEO, equensWorldline
Rohit Talwar, Futurist and CEO, Fast Future
Hamish Thomas, Partner, Financial Services Advisory, Ernst & Young
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, Executive Vice President of Products and Strategies, The Clearing House
David Watson, Chief Digital Officer, Global Transaction 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

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