The NYPAY Event Archive: 2010 - Present

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2017 Events

Innovation Frontier of Financial Inclusion: US & Global Incubator Models
April | New York, NY 

NYPAY assembled panelists and participants for a conversation on how fintech innovation is improving the lives of underserved consumers. The Center for Financial Services Innovation shared latest research on the needs of consumers, how innovators are responding, and trends in the fintech market, while StartupBootCamp – Fintech shared the global perspective of their organization which operates Fintech accelerators in NY, London, Mumbai, and Singapore, as part of their broader network.


Default Payment Methods and Digital Commerce: Top of Wallet Re-defined
March | New York, NY 

NYPAY brought together panelists and participants in the world’s technology and financial capitals. Discussion centered on new Deloitte research into “default payments”–transactions using pre-stored payment details–which make up an estimated 84% of digital transactions.


The OCC FinTech Charter: A New Model For Tech-Enabled Financial Services?
February | New York, NY 

NYPAY organized a lively discussion with industry leaders of the prospects of the OCC special purpose fintech charter. Discussed were questions like, “will the concept survive the many challenges it can be expected to attract, including from fellow regulators? What kind of company would qualify for such a charter and what are the threshold requirements? What are the pros and cons of such a charter? How might an OCC fintech charter reshape the landscape of financial services?”

2016 Events

Blockchain, Tokens, Chips: How Best to Fight Fraud?
November | New York, NY 

NYPAY invited a panel of experts to discuss and share their insights on how to arm ourselves in the battle against fraudsters in an increasingly digitized world. Panel participants included the executives and/or founders of Source, Token, the Aite Group, and Davis Wright Tremaine.


What’s Next for the Networks in a World of Faster Payments?
October | New York, NY 

Industry executives joined NYPAY for a lively and insightful analysis of global card network’s strategic approaches. The panel discussion was guided by questions like, “what is the overall direction of the networks?” and “will real-time payment disrupt the networks’ traditional business and growth – or will the networks leverage this shift to expand further?”


IoT and Payments–When, Why, and How?
August | New York, NY 

NYPAY assembled a panel of industry experts to discuss the “Internet of Things”; connecting any device with an on and off switch to the internet. The focus of the discussion was how, with all those connected “things”, the challenges and complexities of payments will look like.


UK FinTech Regulation & Innovation: What’s Next?
July | New York, NY 

NYPAY and the British Consulate’s UK Trade & Investment hosted a dialogue that explored the current state of the RegTech market, the impact that different regulatory schemes have on FinTech innovation, and the potential impact of the Brexit on the UK’s position of being friendly environment for entrepreneurs in this space.

With professional advisers both within the UK and across more than 100 international markets, UK Trade & Investment is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy and assists overseas companies to bring their high-quality investment to the UK..


EMV 8 Months Later- Was That Really What We Expected?
May | New York, NY 
NYPAY presented a panel of subject matter experts for an update on the migration to EMV in the United States.  Panel members, which included industry leaders who were directly affected by this change, discussed early results, emerging beneficiaries, and adversaries.


Will the Blockchain Eliminate the Need for Payment Intermediaries?
April | New York, NY 
NYPAY selected a panel of blockchain leaders and innovators for a lively discussion and live webcast on the future role of payment intermediaries and providers in payments. Specific issues discussed and addressed included what type of payments are most likely to be affected by blockchain adoption, if the blockchain will have a role in helping the US and other markets fulfill the goals of their faster payments initiatives, and if new functions will emerge as the blockchain is adopted in payments. The panel discussion was be led by Eric Piscini, Principal  and Global Blockchain Leader at Deloitte Consulting and included executives from R3RippleJPMorgan Chase, and RRE Ventures.


Innovate or Abandon: The Business of US Financial Inclusion
March | New York, NY 
NYPAY selected a panel of financial services experts to facilitate an engaged discussion on how this market can be served in a way that is affordable for consumers and profitable for providers; with the underlying question whether there are solutions to these challenges through innovation. Panel members included executives from The Center for Financial Services InnovationBee FinancialRezzcardFenway Summer LLCCapital One Bank, and JP Morgan Chase


What APIs Enable
February | New York, NY 
NYPAY organized a panel of startup executives for a discussion about how APIs enabled their businesses/products. Panel members included several executives from ItemizeSocureDavis Wright Tremaine, and Currency Cloud.


 

 

2015 Events

 

The Capgemini World Payments Report 2015: #WPR15
October | New York, NY 
Capgemini’s World Payments Report (WPR) is recognized by financial services executives as a leading source for thought leadership and trends shaping global payments. Presenters included Deborah Baxley, principal at Capgemini, as well as Jose Paolo Huelgas, BSA/AML Compliance Officer at bitWAGE and Ulrike Guigui, Payments Practice at Deloitte. Attendees discussed and heard about topics such as transforming legacy systems, mobile payments, innovations in POS systems, regulations, and faster payment.


NYC FinTech eXtravaganza: #FinTechX
September | New York, NY 
NYPAY and Consult Hyperion have collaborated since 2012 to present the NYC Tomorrow’s Transactions Unconference. The 2015 conference featured the Regional Finals of the 7th BBVA Open Talent competition and a mix of thought-provoking leadership talks and open space discussions on a myriad of topics chosen by the attendees;


APIs in Fintech & Commerce – What They Do and Why They Matter
July | New York, NY 
Marqeta‘s head of product, Dave Matter, Opus Consulting‘s Head of Platform Transformation Service T M Praveen, and the MasterCard API team’s Brien Buckman joined NYPAY for an evening that deepened attendees’ understanding of APIs in FinTech, why they are important in FinTech, and how they can help businesses.


U.S. Real-Time Payments
June | New York, NY 
Deloitte’s Banking and Technology Consulting Principal Eric Piscini lead a panel that included Ben Isaacson, Executive Director of Payments Strategy at JP Morgan Chase,  Dan Gonzalez, Vice President of Payments Industry Relations for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Eric Purdum, Vice President of FIS’ PayNet Payments Network,  and Shari Krikorian,  Senior Business Leader – Emerging Payments at MasterCard in a discussion of the market needs for faster payments, how different faster payment networks and models work in the U.S. and elsewhere, the challenges faced in creating faster payment networks, the timing of real-time payments, and the anticipated impact of faster payments on all the stakeholders.


Cryptocurrencies and Regulation
March | New York, NY 
A key focus of the evening’s discussion was the efforts to remove friction in using cryptocurrencies/protocols (e.g., BitCoin, Ripple) and broaden mobile and physical distribution outlets. Leading this tremendous panel was George Peabody, who leads Glenbrook’s Bitcoin and the Blockchain workshops. Other panelists included David Landsman, Executive Director of the National Money Transmitters Association;  Houman Shadab, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law at the New York Law School; and Ron Quaranta, CEO of Digital Currency Labs.


Tablets, Phablets, Laptops and Phones: How Does What You Carry Affect What You Do?
February | New York, NY
We all carry different mobile devices — which of those do people use most for financial activities, and does the device affect the use? Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group’s Digital Practice Lead Byl Cameron, plus CEO Jay Sidhu and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer Luvleen Sidhu from just-launched BankMobile shared results of brand-new consumer research that answered the questions:

  • How quickly is mobile banking accelerating?
  • What device do consumers prefer for mobile banking? Is that changing?
  • How many devices will people own in the future?
  • What are the implications of mobile banking’s growth to financial institutions?
  • What investments must financial institutions make in the current environment?
2014 Events

Mobilizing Talent to “Mobile-ize” Financial Inclusion
September | New York, NY 
The NYPAY team hosted the FinCapDev team and the five Eastern FinCapDev finalist teams, allowing them to demo their apps. In addition to seeing the demos, attendees had a chance to interact with the innovators and engage with them as potential partners, investors, employers, mentors, or advisers.


3rd Annual Tomorrow’s Transactions NYC Unconference
September | New York, NY 
The Unconference event was a unique mix of thought-leadership talks and open-space discussions on topics chosen by the delegates on the day. Attendees were invited to join in any, all, or none of the discussions, and received a complimentary copy of “The Tomorrow’s Transactions Reader 2014” by David Birch. The points raised in the discussions were captured and shared with everyone in attendance.


First Solve for Identity: A Fraud Fighter’s Guide to the Galaxy
June | New York, NY 
Dave Birch, Consult Hyperion’s Global Ambassador and author of ‘Identity Is the New Money’, Lee Jurgens of the Merchant Advisory Group, and Rodger Desai, CEO of PayFone, a leader in secure mobile authentication, discussed the importance authentication/identity in the changing world of commerce and payments and risk in the existing payments infrastructure.


Upward Mobility: How a New Breed of Innovators Are Reaching the Unbanked through Mobile
March | New York, NY
Joined by Preeti Mehta of the D2D Fund, Brett King, founder of Moven and author of Bank 3.0, Arlyn Davich of PayPeks and Zaydoon Munir of Revolution Credit, NYPAY hosted this first, in a series of session, discussion around:

  • What needs of the under/unbanked can be met by mobile payment apps?
  • What are the gaps in the current mobile payment app offerings?
  • How can NYPAY members participate in these efforts?
2013 Events

Interchange on the Ropes: A Frank Discussion on the Battle over Basis Points
November | New York, NY
NYPAY invited Jeremy Rosenblum (Partner at Ballard Spahr LLP), Marianne Berry, (Director of Auriemma Consulting Group), and Jason Oxman (CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association) for a provocative panel discussion of topics including:

  • What is the end game of this legal wrangling, and how should financial institutions prepare?
  • Is there a middle ground for financial institutions and retailers to pursue?
  • Does this portend the return of Private Label programs, where interchange is not a factor?
  • What would lower interchange mean for bank issuers?
  • How are consumers ultimately affected? Would any of the “wealth transfer” pass through to them?

2nd Annual NYC Tomorrow’s Transactions Unconference
October | New York, NY 
The event was a unique mix of thought-leadership talks by Brett King of Moven, Steve Mott of Better Buy Design, and David Birch of Consult Hyperion and open-space discussions on topics that included mobile “wallet wars”, migration to chip cards in the US, alternative and parallel currencies, “big data”, and much more.


Beyond the Buzzword: the real impact of Big Data on the Payments Industry
September | New York, NY
NYPAY teamed-up with J. Michael Niczyporuk (Head of Digital Strategy at Capital One), Tim Duncan (former CIO of the CFPB and currently Founder and CEO of Cambridge Financial Technology), and Abhishek Mehta (Founder and CEO of Tresata), and Adam Treiser (Founder and CEO of Arjuna Solutions) in a panel discussion of topics including:

  • Where has “Big Data” already had a meaningful impact on how the financial services industry thinks about marketing and customer profitability? What transformations are yet to come?
  • What are the Data Privacy and Compliance implications? How can global organizations manage these across heterogeneous international legal regimes?
  • What about consumers? Should they have the right to commercialize or restrict the commercialization of their own data?

After the Meltdown: Consumer Financial Services for the Post-2008 Consumer
June | New York, NY 
NYPAY invited executives from American Express, Kiboo and Cap Gemini to provide attendees with their insights and stimulate an exciting discussion about changes in the ‘world of payments’, including the financial meltdown and its impact on consumer behaviour, increased regulation, and technological innovation.


Merchant Payment Acceptance 2020: The Needs, The Solutions
February | New York, NY 
NYPAY coordinated a talented panel of industry experts to discuss and share their perspectives of the present and future state of merchant acceptance.


NYPAY “Un-Holiday Party” Mixer and Networking Event
January | New York, NY

2012 Events

Emerging Risks to the Payments Value Chain & Innovative Models to Solve Them
September | New York, NY 
To address questions pertaining to the emerging risks to the payments value chain, NYPAY assembled a panel of subject matter experts; including a merchant advocate, an innovative solution provider, an innovative issuing bank, and one of the world’s leading payment networks.


Digital Money Unconference– From NYPAY and Consult Hyperion
September | New York, NY 
NYPAY and Consult Hyperion hosted the first NY Digital Money Unconference; an event mixing stimulating talks from industry observers with discussion sessions selected by the attendees themselves on the day. The event’s goal was for finance, payments and related industry professionals to explore the future of retail electronic payments.


An Investor’s View of Payments: Opportunities and Risks
May | New York, NY 
NYPAY assembled investors, an analyst, and a serial entrepreneur to talk about opportunities and risks in the payment space. Té Revesz, consultant and host of weekly radio show Global Reach lead the discussion on “sweet spots”, technology, and white space. Panelists included, Rodger Desai, David Freschman, Tien-Tsin Huang, Hans Morris, and Robert Peck.


Payment Innovations for the Underserved
January | New York, NY 
Participants enjoined an evening with Daymond John and other payment thought leaders, exploring approaches and innovation in reaching those currently not well served by financial services. The panels of experts discussed topics like the services needed to meet the needs of this market, the new business models that will change the profitability game, the keys to success in this market, and who/where the innovation leaders are.

2011 Events

NYPAY: Alternative Payments & Disruptive Innovation – Where Will the Winners Come From?
September | New York, NY 
NYPAY invited industry leaders to discuss their views of the latest changes to alternative payments. Discussions touched on innovation in mobile and online payments, P2P/Money Transfer, carrier-based billing, social network payments, and other innovative payment models – from the front-end (text, NFC, bar-codes) and the back-end perspectives (social networks, mobile operators, ACH).


NYPAY- Future of Loyalty and Rewards
June | New York, NY 
NYPAY invited an array of panelists representing a bank, a merchant, an analyst and a rewards provider to lead a discussion on the evolvement, current state, and expected future state of loyalty and rewards programs.


Payments Industry 2020 : Crystal ball into the payments industry
February | New York, NY 
Five panelists joined NYPAY for sharing insight into how the payments industry will evolve over the coming decade.

2010 Events

NYPAY Payments Group Event: Chasing the Mobile Money- What is the Next Frontier?
September | New York, NY 
The September 2010 NYPAY event consisted of an engaging and lively discussion on what’s next in the world of mobile payments, and included a panel discussion on “Chasing the Mobile Money – What is the Next Frontier?”, with speakers Deb Baxley, Steve Kietz, and Nitin Gupta.

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