The global payments industry awaits the
new name, new targets, new location and most of all a new format for TRUSTECH.
The TRUSTECH Confex is now completing the CARTES Exhibition with a high level conference program. This 2016 edition will be unveiled by a Mastercard Pre-Conference on Monday 28th November. The Mastercard Pre-conference will be held from 10am to 5pm (on invite only).
Numerous international speakers and opinion leaders from payments, financial services, business, telecommunications, identification and data security will share their insights on topics like blockchain, FinTech, e-identification, e-governments, and data management.
The Paris event will bring together 18,000 participants from 130 countries around 250 international speakers and 14 thematic conference tracks:
CONFERENCE DETAILS – TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER
9:30 / 10:00 – J.B. STRAUBEL, Co-Founder & CTO, Tesla Motors
The Future of Automotive Industry
JB has been since 2005 the CTO of the world’s most innovative company, Tesla Motors (as named by FORBES magazine, 2015). At Tesla, JB manages the technical direction and engineering design of the Tesla products including battery technology, power electronics, motors, software, firmware and controls. He also has responsibility for new technology evaluation, R&D, technical diligence review of key vendors, and building partner relationships.
COMMERCE & PAYMENTS, AN ONGOING REVOLUTION
Retail business is facing multiple upheavals: e- and m-commerce, social networks, private sales, market places, sharing economy, CtoC, digitalization of outlets, cross-channel, self-check-out, mobile POS … Meanwhile, the payments industry is at the heart of a new deal (disruptive technologies and digital channels, new regulations, competitive pressures, new entrants and models …), a phenomenon exacerbated by the increasing convergence between off- and on-line commerce. As such, all payment solutions have to fit with the customer experience, before, during and after the purchase and to bring value-added services (ubiquitous payment; speed and recognition; digital coupon; instantaneous reward; geolocation…).
BIOMETRICS FOR AUTHENTIFICATION: THE DEATH OF PASSWORDS
Comfort in use and authentication in digital environment have been a major shift in biometric landscape. Mobile and cloud access, image and voice detection for consumers, have impacted content diversification and technical levels in biometrics. Uptake rate and usage are also growing at good pace. This conference track offers a synthetic view on various authentication domains for biometrics: mobile and cloud access, identity management chains, biometric deployment for trust environments. Critical infrastructures protections, legal and forensic investigations are also in the scope.
SMART BORDERS: CONTROL? PREVENT? PROTECT?
The continuous increase in worldwide travel and transport flows is fuelled by tourism, migrations for economic, climate and insecurity factors. Quantitative expectations expect doubling worldwide air passenger’s traffic alone to more than 6 billion units in the coming 15 years up. In parallel, qualitative management of mass transit, tourism and migrations has become more sensitive and important. Obtaining smooth and seamless transits, increasing security, managing human rights and international agreements, preventing criminal inflows become key challenges. A rapid pace is transforming the nature of the border itself, with new techniques and architectures management associated with innovative and interoperable registrations systems. Welcome to smart borders in the XXI century!
SECURING THE IOT: THE HYPER-CONNECTED FUTURE
IoT applications and services are expanding fast in ever more economic sectors. After healthcare, energy, utilities, smart cities or agriculture, IoT is growing in retail, banking, consumer services and home automation and will not stop there. Multifunction is also increasing as in healthcare stemming from monitoring and diagnostic to implant management or telemedicine. In this context, securing the IoT is becoming a key challenge for many businesses and administrations. This conference track offers important answers to this challenge: handling data in IoT, consolidating components and layers in network security management; approaching technology protocols and standards, including 5G or IPV6, for an effective use; understanding key concepts in IoT governance with a focus on security, privacy and liability. Gaining insights on use cases such as healthcare, agriculture, home automation, energy or industry.
DATA MANAGEMENT AND PRIVACY: THE NEXT BIG THING
We are experiencing an important transition in Privacy management and data protection. It has become both a transversal subject for businesses and a trust dimension in customer relationship. Today there is a significant evolution as data protection is being redesigned in the international regulation landscape, also making new structural progresses in business processes from project designing to cloud servicing, widening user control options. This program tackles international updates on privacy, including general data protection regulation (GDPR) in Europe and setting up a “Data Privacy Shield” between Europe and the US. It offers also a large scope on methodologies: Privacy Impact Assessment, Audits…; Technologies: Cryptology, Cloud data protection, big data analytics, mobile privacy; Legal liability aspects and significant updates on market practices and expectations.
17:30 / 18:30 – Caspar BERRY, Risk Taking and Decision Maker, Poker Player
Risk Taking and Decision Making
Caspar Berry was educated at the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, before reading economics and then anthropology at Cambridge University.
Caspar Berry is a motivational and keynote speaker specializing in the subjects of risk, decision making, innovation and leadership. He has previously worked as an actor, screenwriter for film and television, sports commentator, entrepreneur and professional poker player. Berry was the presenter and poker expert on a number of TV poker shows. He was an uncredited poker adviser on the 2006 James Bond movie Casino Royale, along with his credited Sky Poker co-host Dr Tom.
CONFERENCE DETAILS – WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER
09:05 / 9:30 – Osama BEDIER, Founder & CEO, Poynt
Looking to the Future: Impact of Technology on the Way People Shop
Over the past decade, technology has transformed the way people shopped. It was time for commerce to catch up! Osama founded Poynt on the belief that payments should be more efficient, transparent and uncomplicated for both merchants and consumers. The Poynt Smart Terminal is moving the payments story forward to a place where every player in the ecosystem benefits.
Throughout his career, Osama has helped shape the entire payments ecosystem. Prior to founding Poynt, Osama served as Vice President of Payments at Google, Head of Google Wallet and held various leadership roles at Paypal, eBay, Gateway Computers and AT&T Wireless.
9:30 / 10:00 – Peter Jackson, Head of innovation, Santander Bank
Disruptive Innovation in the Fintech Space
Santander bank created the corporate Innovation area, to research and anticipate market trends, and design business and customer solutions from a global, disruptive and long-term perspective. The innovation area includes Openbank, the Group´s online bank in Spain. Peter Jackson was CEO of the Travelex Group, where he led a major process to transform the company, focused on digital innovation and business re-engineering, and through mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he held senior positions at Lloyds and Halifax Bank of Scotland, and was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Peter graduated in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
FinTech global Investments increased by 75% in 2015 to a stunning 22 billion dollars. Eco-systems like London and Singapore are leading the way, but plenty of other countries are building a solid financial services playground for startups, investors, banks and technology partners to collaborate.
FinTech Stage will bring to TRUSTECH the best in class speakers around the topics of Digital Identity, the Neo-Digital Banks, Distributed Ledgers Technologies and B2B Payments, spiced up with thought leaders around the trends likely to have the biggest impact on the new thinking about financial services.
PAYMENT DISRUPTION: WHO? HOW? WHY NOW?
The rapid growth of digital technology is disrupting lots of different industries and there’s no better evidence than in the payments industry. For many years the industry moved more slowly, reliant on the decisions of a handful of companies. With the digital revolution on the way, the payments growth has become a truly global phenomenon. Many new players have been entering the industry. Almost every day, new startups (or corporations) try to launch a new solution. In this session, we will have a look at the current payments landscape and see who are the companies trying to disrupt the existing systems.
E-ID & E-GOVERNMENT: THE DRIVERS FOR INNOVATION
Digital interactions lead to increasing the scope and length of e-government strategies using electronic identification as a central pillar. After administration efficiency and cost savings, new objectives aim to strengthen digital trust, integrate appropriate economic services and improve security and immigration policy. In a context where international identity scheme interoperability and consistency are also pursued in various world regions, the program looks into ma