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At a Glance

Our two day programme at a glance:

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Day One:

Early morning plenary session

Get to the Point: Welcome and opening presentation by our Payments NZ Chief Executive followed by the CEO Corner Panel interactive discussion where a panel of experienced CEOs will get to the point about payments and challenge the industry to meet their and their customer’s expectations.

Mid-morning plenary session

It’s a Kiwi Payments Evolution: Two keynote presentations covering the regulatory outlook for our payments system and insights on drivers and best practice payments systems from around the world. Followed by the Reinvention Panel interactive discussion with some of our top local executives on whether reinvention is the answer to being able to meet customer expectations.

Early afternoon breakout streams

Mobile Payments stream: Three presentations from 2 local and 1 international speakers covering the mobile payments customer value proposition and two case studies from local organisations who are paving the way in the mobile payments space.

Identify and Fraud stream: Three presentations from 2 local and 1 international speakers covering the current, immediate and future view of issues and developments in the identity and fraud space.

Late afternoon session

It’s what customers expect: An Asia/Pacific perspective: A keynote presentation from an Asia payments perspective followed by three quick fire presentations covering FinTech in the Pacific, a Pacific bank perspective and an economists view of the aspirations of this region.

Early evening fine wines function

Evening gala dinner

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Day Two:

Early morning session

Adapt to thrive: Two keynote presentations covering how two of the big players are planning on adapting to thrive in this evolving payments landscape.

Mid morning session

Adapt to thrive: Keeping on with our adapt to thrive theme we will hear from our final two international key note speakers share insights on how to deliver financial services in a digital era.

Early afternoon plenary streams

Australia stream: Two presentations from our friends across the ditch who are leading the charge with a strong strategic outlook and significant infrastructure development. Followed by a presentation from the successful infrastructure provider for the Australian New Payments Platform.

Digital world stream: Presentations from two international organisations covering how you can use articulate analytics to solve the big data problem and what it takes to build a successful cross-border digital currency proposition.

Late afternoon session

Back to getting to the Point: We wrap up our conference with our final interactive panel discussion with our group of international speakers who will share their final words of advice that you cant afford not to take away. Followed by a closing address by Payments NZ Chief Executive and an early evening farewell event.

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7 key note speakers

  • Robert Walls, Vice President, Products for Australia, NZ and South Pacific, VISA

  • Dr Leo Lipis, Managing Director, Lipis & Lipis GmbH, Germany

  • Grant Spencer, Head of Financial Stability, Reserve Bank of New Zealand

  • Chris Skinner, Author, Independent Commentator, Chairman of the Financial Services Club

  • Simon Pomeroy, Chief Digital Officer, Westpac

  • Konstantin Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Shamubeel Eaqub, Principlal Economist, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research

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3 interactive panels

Get to the Point at CEO's Corner – CEOs challenge to the industry

Our panel of extremely experienced CEOs from a broad range of New Zealand industries will get to the point about the bigger picture for payments and share insights into what their industries, businesses and customers expect from payments.

Panellists: Rod Drury, CEO Xero; Edward Hyde, CEO Qrious Ltd (subsidiary of Spark); Jim Quinn, Director Payments NZ and former CEO Kiwirail; Stephen England-Hall, CEO Loyalty New Zealand; Michelle van Gaalen, CEO, Pinnacle Life.

It is a kiwi payments revolution: Reinvention – the answer to meeting customer expectations

Our panel of top local executives work in businesses that are all in some way, in reinvention mode. Our panel will discuss and debate the point of differentiation reinvention can create and answer questions on the extent of reinvention required to stay in the game.

Panellists: Mark Rushworth, CEO, Paymark; Caroline Ada, Country Manager New Zealand and South Pacific, Visa; Gerard Creamer, Founder of Paystation; Pete Hansen, General Manager EFTPOS NZ / Country Manager NZ Verifone; Andrew Cornell, Managing Editor of BlueNotes, ANZ.

What’s the Point: Takeaways you can’t afford to ignore

Our panel made up of our international speakers will get to the point and share some key pieces of advice on what the industry needs to do to position ourselves for the future and what the key challenges and opportunities we need to look out for.

Panellists: Thierry Spanjaard, Chief Editor, Smart Insights, France; Chris Hamilton, CEO, Australian Payments Clearing Association, Australia; Vaine Nooana-Arioka, Managing Director, Bank of the Cook Islands; Chris Skinner, Chairman, Financial Services Club, United Kingdom; Carlos Sanchez, CEO, Orwell Group.

Remember these are interactive panels so come along armed with some challenging questions for our panellists.

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4 streams

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Mobile Payments

Identity and Fraud


Digital World


*Note: Programme is subject to change.

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