THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM 2017
Thursday, January 5
The financial sector is facing a digital disruption thanks to customer demands, mobile technology, global e-commerce, blockchain ledgers and crypto-currencies. Hear the trends and predictions for this industry makeover.
Welcome to the Digital Money Forum
Karen Webster will be providing insight and industry color immediately after each presentation throughout the day.
Predictions: The Shakeup in Fintech and Payments
From money management to the sharing economy, from digital wallets to mobile apps, peer into the disruption of commerce and fintech.
Get the latest on digital payments and commerce with a look at everything from security and privacy, to global commerce and self-service transactions.Â Also, learn about the future of credit cards and how the EMV movement is impacting business.
Love Story? Consumers and Their Mobile Payments
PYMNTS.com releases findings on consumer retail use of mobile phones for paying. The short answer is that â€“ at least so far â€“ they arenâ€™t. PYMNTS.com CEO Karen Webster offers her insights on why, and brings Samsung and Venmo into the discussion.
Magical Payments Experiences on the Digital Edge
New magical payments experiences depend on the existing inflexible payments infrastructure that weâ€™ve had for decades and will likely have for decades to come. Building these new experiences requires the combination of existing ledgers with the latest in user experiences.
The Current State of Digital Transactions
Think of the transactions individuals and global companies make in a day. Whether using credit cards with EMV chips, self-service purchases, or international e-commerce, find out how we are moving money digitally and the vast diversity in consumer payment preference.
As a well-established conservative industry, banking as we know it is undergoing a huge transformation to keep up with mobile demand, multiple generational views, while still operating traditional brick-and-mortar branches. Learn how the banking industry is reinventing itself with technology.
Augmented Life Meets Finance
The coming Augmented Age promises more change in the next 20 years than it has in the last 250. Hear champion disruptor, Brett King, discuss how the Augmented Age will disrupt modern finance.
The Digitization of Commerce & Frictionless Payments
Technology is driving massive shifts in consumer expectations and shopping behaviors. We will explore how retail digitization is changing customer engagement, transforming the shopping experience and impacting other areas of retail commerce. This panel will discuss the industryâ€™s future.
Two opposite ends of the financial spectrum meet in the middle. Join us as we take a high-tech look into wealth management while understanding the immense market potential of serving the underbanked around the globe.
High Tech Tools Tackle Retirement
Whether it’s the millennial market, the underbanked or the ready-to-retire, technology including robo-advisors, AI and predictive analysis is helping to identify opportunities for saving and planning.
Unleashing the High-Tech Power of the Underbanked
The global underbanked community is proving to be one of the industryâ€™s largest opportunities for customer growth and loyalty. But imagine the challenges in serving a consumer base with little to no connectivity. It can still happen. Come hear how.
Digital payments, IoT and mobile innovations open up a whole new set of challenges and opportunities to gain more customers and keep them happy. See what companies are experts on financial behaviors and leveraging technology to deliver value and service.
Loyalty and Rewards in the Digital Ecosystem
Millennials are dominating the economy. Consumers of all ages are replacing wallets with phones. Retailers must look beyond â€œtransactionsâ€ to build consumer relationships. Discover how data like location, purchase history, and demographics help retailers engage and reward at the point-of-sale.
Digital Spending Lifestyle
How are consumers transacting today, what really matters to them, and why is the omnichannel digital wallet so important to the now and future? Check out this session where we connect consumersâ€™ changing lifestyle behaviors to the latest payment innovations.
Tech and The Underbanked
Why Some Programs Work and others Fail
Money is moving at the tap of a finger, blockchain is looking more like a reality, and companies are working to meet the demands of multi-channel commerce. Hear how experts are balancing protection for consumers and businesses.
Regulation in the Age of Digital Money
As money becomes digital, we must create new thinking and direction for oversight and regulation that combines growth in both security and commerce. This panel brings together thought leaders and innovators from technology, finance, legal and governmental agencies and organizations.
Creating a Better, Safer Payment Ecosystem
People are migrating across different commerce channels to get the things they need when they want, where they want and how they want. They are becoming conditioned to convenience, are somewhat indifferent on how they transact, and demand ubiquity. Join Mastercard and its partners in a discussion on how to enable this seamless but safe payment experience.
Machines are talking to each other. Financial data and transactions are flowing like never before. The Internet of Things and Big Data have become attached at the hip. Discover the latest technology and high-tech firms disrupting the industry.
Building a Payment-Ready Device
Consumer technology is smarter than ever. More and more devices from appliances to POS to mobile phones are expected to manage digital payments, orders, and Big Data. Join this masterclass in what you need to know when developing payment-ready technology.
Financial Trends You Can’t Ignore
Trends may come and go, but these new financial technologies and market challenges are changing the way we handle our money for good. Learn about the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, behavior, Big Data, and robo-bots.
We will take a deep dive into the use of blockchain distributed ledger across multiple industries and discuss the long- and short-term use and integration into the world economy.
Where is the blockchain taking us and how will cryptocurrencies play into the future of world economies? Learn about this and more through industry experts and VCs.
Review where we’ve been, and see you in 2018.