Network with Transport for London, Banca Commerciala Romana, Gx, EMVCo, Locke Lord LLP and more | Contactless Payments, 3th & 4th June 2013, London, UK

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SMi Group's 12th annual conference will bring together senior industry figures at the forefront of developments in Contactless Payments in banking, transport, retail and more. The two-day programme will deliver timely and insightful case studies from companies including O2, Visa, MasterCard plus many more.

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The contactless payments boom looks set to continue into 2013 with MasterCard announcing record growth of its contactless payments technology, MasterCard PayPass, across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. This comes against the backdrop in 2012, where Telefónica and Visa announced an expanded payments partnership in Europe – which coincided with a virtual and physical Visa-based O2 Money card in Telefonica’s O2 Wallet.

SMi Group are pleased to announce that O2, Visa and MasterCard will be speaking about what progress has been made in this developing market at the 12th annual Contactless Payments conference. The two-day programme also features senior industry figures from Transport for London, Banca Comerciala Romana, Gx, EMVCo, Locke Lord LLP plus and more, focusing on themes including:

  • The Changing Face of Transport Payments
  • Emerging Payments - the impact these will have on the market
  • Mobile Payments
  • Contactless - not just on the high street
  • Use of contactless at large-scale events

Hear case studies from and network with:

  • Neil Lover, Head of Business Operations, O2 Money Telefónica UK Limited
  • Matt Blanks, Senior Manager - Transformation Strategy, Transport for London
  • Jonathan Haseler, Head of Large Corporate Sales, Global Payment Acceptance, Barclaycard
  • Christian Delporte, Board of Managers Representative, EMVCo
  • Tony Craddock, CEO, Gx
  • Robert Courtneidge, Global Head, Cards and Payments, Locke Lord LLP
  • Chris Kangas, Head of PayPass, MasterCard Europe
  • Alina Tozlovanu, Senior Project Manager, Banca Commerciala Romana
  • Mary Carol Harris, Head of Mobile Payments, Visa Europe
  • Jamie Belnikoff, Associate Director, ICM Research

View the complete speaker line-up and conference programme at
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