The Agenda - Day 2


The conference programme at EBAday 2018 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.

08:00-09:00 Registration and breakfast

09:00-09:45 Stream 1: Practitioners’ insights into payment trends

Which lessons were learned from the most recent legislative changes across Europe and beyond, such as PSD2 and GDPR? How can technology such as regulatory sandboxes help to achieve easier compliance?

Moderator: Thomas Egner, Secretary General, Euro Banking Association
Ralf Jacob, Head of Retail Financial Services and Payments, European Commission

     Stream 2: Technology supporting payment advancements

What is the current status of instant payments initiatives in Europe? Which strategies are in place for the ramp-up period, and which support can technology offer? What can we learn from first movers’ experiences?

José M Beltrán, Director Business Development, STET
Jean-Philippe Joliveau, Senior Product Manager, International Division, SIA
How will technological innovation, structural changes in banking and the evolution of central bank policies affect high-value payments?

Jan Pilbauer, Executive Director Modernization and CIO, Payments Canada
Are the challenges from the entry of alternative service providers fostering innovation on the banks’ levels? Which trends can we see emerging? Will banks be able to keep up with other innovators entering the payments space?

Moderator: Vincent Brennan, Head of Group Payments, Bank of Ireland
Teresa Connors, Head of Market Management Payments, NatWest
Fodil Cedric Derras, Global Head of Cash Management, Unicredit S.p.A.
Andy Roe, Head of International Payments Strategy, FIS
Joanne Towers, Head of Payments Product - Europe, HSBC

10:45-11:15 Coffee break and networking time

Simon Eacott, Head of Innovation & Business Development, Payments, RBS
Gerhard Kebbel, Managing Director, Digitalisation, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen
Christian Rhino, Divisional Board Member, Group Banking Operations, Commerzbank

12:15-13:45 Lunch and networking time

In which ways should liquidity managers deal with evolving corporate liquidity management needs and the migration from batch to real-time payment processing? How can current liquidity management practices be translated into the digital era?

Moderator: Henrik Lang, Head of Liquidity Management EMEA & Global Cash Concentration, Bank of America
Sergio Dalla Riva, Head of Product Development, Intesa Sanpaolo
Vanessa Manning, Global Head of Investment & Liquidity, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank
Mario Mendia, Head of Capital Markets & Treasury, TAS Group
Johannes Sackmann, Director, CGI
Which considerations should banks have when embarking on data exploration opportunities? Which factors might impede a successful execution?

Moderator: Krister Billing, Business Development and Market Infrastructure Manager, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
John Broxis, Managing Director, PRETA
Fernando Lardiés, Network Banking Head, Banco Santander
Thomas Nielsen, Chief Digital Officer, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Claus Richter, Head of CM Customer Solutions, Nordea Bank

14:30-15:00 Coffee break and networking time

Which tangible results can we see from the fintech-bank cooperation? In which areas of transaction banking is the demand for fintech solutions highest? What can be expected next?

Moderator: Don Ginsel, Founder, Holland Fintech
Gerhard Kebbel, Managing Director, Digitalisation, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen
With Artificial Intelligence, open APIs and DLT, new technological opportunities arise to address the burden of regulatory compliance for banks. Is Regtech just a fade or can it really lower the overall cost of compliance, while maintaining the security of customer information? What are the benefits and challenges of a “compliance-as-aservice” approach?

Moderator: José Vicente, Deputy Manager, Banco Comercial Português
Andreas Burger, Director, Promontory Financial Group

16:30-17:30 Networking time

17:30 End of conference

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