Latest Developments in Digital Currency Revealed at UK’s Largest Payments Event

Latest Developments in Digital Currency Revealed at UK’s Largest Payments Event
02.06.2016 12:45 pm

Latest Developments in Digital Currency Revealed at UK’s Largest Payments Event


Cryptocurrency will be among the key topics explored at PayExpo Europe, the UK’s largest payments technology event, taking place at ExCeL, London on 7 and 8 June.

The show’s comprehensive conference has a dedicated stream on digital currency integration in business where David Everett, CEO at Microexpert, will reveal future applications for Blockchain. The business implications of public vs private Blockchains will be explored by Jon Matonis, founder of The Bitcoin Foundation.

Examining its market position, Gene Vayngrib, CEO & Co-Founder at Tradle, will discuss whether Blockchain is going to leapfrog traditional payments systems. US vs EU Blockchain payments regulation will be debated by Vanessa Mcgregor, Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP and Robert Courtneidge, Global Head of Cards and Payments at Locke Lord. In their panel discussion, they will reveal the differing international requirements, including tips on obtaining a licence. Analysing what is an acceptable in an ‘assumed risk’ model will be investigated by Francesco Burelli, Partner at Innovalue Management Advisors

In addition to multiple conference streams, The Payments Prediction Panel will feature leading industry experts debating key issues surrounding cryptocurrency. Topics covered include the future uses for cryptocurrency, overlap with fiat currency and relevance within present adoption rates.

Mike Seaman, Portfolio Director at PayExpo organisers Clarion Events, says: “Blockchain is one of the fastest developing and most widely discussed elements of payments. Delegates will come away with plenty of valuable insight, expertise and advice from the speakers and exhibitors.”

A wide ranging exhibition will showcase the latest payments technologies from leading industry suppliers including: Amazon, allpay Card Services, The Bancorp, Worldpay, FIS, Tieto, Currency Cloud, Web Shield, Carta Worldwide and Compass Plus.

PayExpo Europe attracts over 2,000 visitors from retailers, banks, MNOs, gaming operators, government and local authorities, transport operators and solution providers. At this event in London, the FinTech capital of the world, delegates can share insight, best practice and innovation about the future of payments and transaction technology and their impact on global commerce.

A full two-day conference pass is £999+VAT. Full details are available at 

Complimentary passes are available for those involved with specifying payments solutions at:  Retail Banks; Retailers; Mobile Network Operators, Gaming Executives, Transport Operators, Hotel and Leisure Executives, Start-ups and Government Authorities.

Registration is now open at

Consult Hyperion and CCG Catalyst are Global Insight Partners of the event and Supporters include PayPal, SIMalliance, Bandwidth Recruitment, Prepaid International Forum, UK Gift Card & Voucher Association, Association for Interactive Media & Entertainment, Bandwidth Recruitment, Edgar Dunn & Company, Emerging Payments Association, Emerging Payments Awards, European Payments Council, IMA, London & Partners, Vendorcom, TIGA, Startupbootcamp FinTech and Altéir Consulting. Pennies are the Charity Partner.

Gold Sponsors include The Bancorp and FIS. Silver Sponsors are Gibraltar Finance and WorldPay. Bronze Sponsors include Feedzai, Compass Plus, Global Processing Services, Currency Cloud, Callcredit Information Group. Bottomline Technologies is the Payments Innovation Sponsor. IDT Finance is the Lanyard Sponsor & Exhibitor. Chartwell Compliance is the Brand Sponsor. 

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