On 7-8 June, 2016, the 7th International PLUS-Forum “Cards, Payments and Mobile 2016” will be held by the PLUS Journal in Moscow. The event is dedicated to the analysis of the current state of and prospects for the payment industry development in Russia and globally.
PLUS-Forum is one of a few events growing in popularity even during the current period far from being very favourable one. Over 1000 participants from Russia and other countries across the globe will attend the event this time.
Among the speakers who have confirmed their participation in the PLUS-Forum are the following:
Salakhutdinov Vladimir, Deputy Director General of Russian Post, Supervisory Board Member of Postal Bank, to speak on “Russian Post as an instrument to build non-cash society.”
Konstantin Gontmaher, Co-founder, KLIK Association, to speak on "Federal Law 54-FZ as a basis for the non-bank payments development in the retail sector."
Dmitry Bubnov, Deputy Director General for Business Development, BPC, to speak on "Service approach from BPC: geting rid of the unnecessary."
Ildar Skrizhalin, Business Development Manager, Gemalto, to speak on "Mobile authentication and identification: the latest technology ready for implementation."
Dmitry Filimonov, Deputy Director General, SoftClub, to speak on "Mobile world of bank clients."
Martin Hawes, General Sponsor, Thales + DNA, to speak on "HCE contactless payment technology.”
Along with the new speakers and relevant topics added to the PLUS-Forum conference programme, the number of companies that have recently joined as partners and sponsors is growing, with the following among them: CashOFF, Sms Traffiс, Lifepay, ISBC.
This year, the Forum participants are going to discuss the topic “Russian payment industry in the new environment: where are we going to?” – the most significant issue for the industry as a whole.
The list of Forum key topics includes the following:
• The market of payments and retail banking. The main challenges and tasks facing the payment industry.
• Key tendencies of the Russian payment industry development. Methods of non-cash economy stimulation by the state.
• The state-run infrastructure projects designed to deepen the financial inclusion of the population
• NPCS: MIR Card issuing and acquiring programmes implementation review and the degree of the industry preparedness
• “Not the banks alone”: the role of non-financial players in the building of the Russian national payment infrastructure
• Technological challenges and government regulation: to strike a balance
We would like to remind you that a wide-scale exhibition of specialized business solutions, equipment and technologies from leading Russian and international companies will be one of the most significant parts of the Forum, extending an opportunity to directly communicate with the companies’ top managers at the exhibition stands.
To learn more about the event, please visit the official Forum website.
We invite vendors to take part in the event!
The event is still growing in popularity with the market participants. According to the Organizers’ estimates, over 1200 participants will attend the PLUS-Forum “Cards, Payments and Mobile” in 2016.