Swiss Payment Forum
November 11 and 12, 2019
Marriott Hotel Zurich

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Monday, November 5, 2018

08.30 Registration and Welcome Coffee

09.00 Opening of the Swiss Payment Forum

Debitcard Beats Cash
• Highlights of the Swiss Payment Monitor 2018
• Developments of the means of payment in Switzerland
• Practical implications
Sandro Graf, Lecturer, Head of Swiss Payment Research Center, ZHAW School of Management and Law

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

Digitale Transformation at PostFinance
How PostFinance wants to become the leading digital bank in Switzerland by the end of 2020
David Kauer, Lead Innovator and Member of the Management, PostFinance

10.50 Networking Break

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, Managing Director Digital Payment, Netcetera

Driving Transactional Growth – It’s Reality
• Merchant White Listing
• In-app purchases
• Strong customer authentication
Peter Frick, Managing Director Payment Security Divison, Netcetera

How to Innovate in a Bank?
New services are coming faster and faster from the schemes. New players like Apple Pay and Facebook are entering the financial market. There is a lot of innovation in the bank- and finance industry, but are there a lot of changes? Established banks are not prepared to meet these challenges. How can well established banks use FinTech companies like MeaWallet to secure their position in the market?
Lars Sandtorv, CEO, MeaWallet and
Samuel Scheidegger, Member of the Executive Board, ti&m

13.00 Networking Lunch

PIN on Glass
• About the long life of the EFT / POS terminal
• The current state of the development of PIN on Glass
• On the future of POS payment with today‘s approval procedures
Daniel Eckstein, CEO, Abrantix and Christian Vetsch CMO, Abrantix

Human. Digital. Culture.

How the combination of those three aspects can lead to successful and sustainable business models during disruptive times
Jochen Werne, Director, Bankhaus August Lenz

15.30 Networking Break

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, Head of API Program, SIX Group

Money in Times of Robots

Prof. Christian Rieck, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Apéro Riche
All participants and speakers are invited to enjoy the Networking Apéro in a laid-back atmosphere. Use this opportunity to intensify your business contacts and grow your network.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

08.30 Welcome Coffee

09.00 Welcome by the Chairman

The Financial Client in the Age of Digitization - Is everything different?!
• Customer needs vs. suppliers positionings
• Digital vs. analog contact points
• New player vs. old economy
Andreas Pohle, Chief Marketing & Transformation Officer, Kantar TNS

Secure Remote Commerce
Will the credit card industry be successful with SRC?
Thomas Fromherz, Chief Strategy Officer, Payments, Netcetera

10.30 Networking Break

VISA Bringing Global Innovations to Switzerland
• VISA: where we come from and where we are heading
• Switzerland: innovation leader for mobile and wearable payments - what‘s next?
• News about Tokenization, APIs and IoT
Stefan Holbein, Country Manager Switzerland, VISA

Trusted Commerce Framework
Trends and Use Cases, which will influence and change the Digital Payment Landscape in the next 5 years
Daniela Massaro, Country Manager MC Switzerland and
Arne Pache, Senior Business Leader, Mastercard Europe

The Change in the Cash Industry as Opportunity for the Future
- Consolidation of the payment market and the resulting chances for merchants>
- Strategic partnership of Worldline and SIX and the importance for customers and partners>
Thomas Heldner, Head Market und Product Management, SIX Payment Services

12.30 Networking Lunch

• Growth: successful together
• TWINT in everyday life: differentiating use cases
• Future: Outlook 2019
Adrian Plattner, Head of Sales and Member of the Management, Twint

A review about the Chinese allround-app
Janette Lajara, Account Director, Oliver Schrott Communication

The Knock-out of the Check-out

• Amazon go and its impacts
• What is happening in Europe?
• Sample projects and findings
Frank Rehme, Partner, Founder and Shareholder, gmvteam

15.10 Summary of the Conference by Sandro Graf

Networking Break
At the end of the event all participants and speakers are invited to a final coffee break. Take the opportunity to review the Swiss Payment Forum with your colleagues.


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