Swiss Payment Forum
5th and 6th November 2018
Marriott Hotel Zurich

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The Swiss Payment Forum will take place for the 7th time on 5 and 6 November 2018. You can expect exciting presentations and targeted networking with an expected number of 150 decision-makers from the payment industry, commerce and science. Discuss about the latest national and international trends and developments and benefit from exchanging knowledge with speakers and participants.


  • Digital Identities and their growing importance in our lives
  • WeChat: an experience report
  • The future of Wearable Payments
  • Retail: the Knock-out of the Check-out
  • PIN on Glass: promising idea with pitfalls
  • Digitalisation in payment transactions
  • Digital transformation of banks
  • Swiss Corporate API: the importance of centralised API solutions for Switzerland with first use cases

A selection of presentations you can look forward to:


Human. Digital. Culture.
How the combination of those three aspects can lead to successful and sustainable business models during disruptive times
Jochen Werne, Banking house August Lenz

Money in times of robots
Prof. Christian Rieck, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

The Knock-out of the Check-out
- Amazon go and its impacts
- What is happening in Europe?
- Sample projects and findings
Frank Rehme, gmvteam

Further presentations

Digital Identities in Real Life
- A journey of the evolution of Digital Identities in European countries
- Recent regulations and its impact on the various use cases
- New business models, cooperation between different stakeholders and the need for new    technology to support them
- Impacts of the use of Digital Identities for payment authentication and banking access
Nicolas Nicola, Gemalto

Digital transformation at PostFinance
David Kauer shows how PostFinance wants to become the leading digital bank in Switzerland by the end of 2020
David Kauer, Postfinance

Driving transactional growth - it's reality
- Merchant White Listing
- In-App Purchases
- strong customer authentication
Peter Frick, Netcetera

- Growth: Successful together
- TWINT in our everyday life: differentiating use cases
- The future: Outlook 2019
Thierry Kneissler, Twint

WeChat - an experience report
Janette Lajara, Oliver Schrott Kommunikation

PIN on Glass
Christian Vetsch and Daniel Eckstein, Abrantix

Visa brings global innovations to Switzerland
- Visa - where we came from and where we are going.
- Switzerland - leader in innovation for mobile and wearable payments - whats next?
- News about tokenization, APIs, IoT and SRC - the new global eCom Payment Standard
Stefan Holbein, VISA Europe

Digital Payment - Quo vadis?
- OEM Pays versus Issuer Pays?
- Proximity and eCommerce Payment Trends
- What is the business case and strategic value for issuers
Kurt Schmid, Netcetera

Secure Remote Commerce – will the credit card industry convince with its new wallet solution?
Thomas Fromherz, Netcetera

Swiss Corporate API: API-based services for the Swiss financial market
- SIX together with several Swiss banks is building a centralized API solution, offering access to    bank account information and payments to third-party software providers
- The platform is being developed based on actual needs of TPPs and banks
- While the initial use cases offer a base functionality, the roadmap already points to additional    use cases which are being asked in the market
- An open governance has been established to ensure all potential stakeholders can influence the    future development and propose extensions to the API-based service offering
Dejan Juric, SIX Payment Services

Open Banking - What does it mean for your organisation?
- Ways on how to anchor the necessary mindset of change in your organisation
- Get to know the most important regulators and their influence
- The first steps for successful implementations
Markus Lachnit, Capco

Current developments: Digital payment in Switzerland
Sandro Graf, ZHAW

Further presentations are in the pipeline.


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