ABOUT / 1st Athens Digital Payment Summit

The ongoing information of Greek economy leads to more and more electronic interaction between users and merchants, institutions and goverments. Meanwhile, the upcoming Digital Single Market (DSM) project of EU has set an explicit goal for making the EU’s single market freedoms “go digital”, targeting to boost the digital economy landscape.

1st Athens Digital Payments Summit will address all issues related to the future digital payment services landscape.

Throughout the day of the Summit a wide range of important changes that the Europe payments industry is experiencing will be examined and a closer look will be taken at the latest legislative developments. Key figures from business, legal and regulatory will be brought together to discuss the most pressing issues in the payment sector today.

Experts will share their knowledge gained through their hard-won experience, along with regulators to ensure all attendees that are ready to steer their organization through the proposed regulatory requirements. Attendees will receive invaluable information on development and regulation, giving their organization a strategic advantage.

Key notes to be addressed:

  • How DSM interacts with Digital Payment Services (DPS),
  • How the existing banking industry respond to these digitization challenges,
  • Opportunities brought for the new payment means by Smartphone and digital innovative technology,
  • The radical change of the retail and payment landscape caused by digital services.

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UNDER THE AUSPICES OF /

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER 100 HEIGHT
MINISTRY OF ECONOMY 100 HEIGHT

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Schedule / 1st Athens Digital Payment Summit

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Opening Welcome Addresses

Yannis Dragasakis, Deputy Prime Minister (TBC) George Stathakis, Minister of Economy, Development & Tourism (TBC) Panos Carvounis, Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Greece

Session 1 – The Banking Industry Challenge

Payments are at the center of the digital migration, reflecting their key role as the source of mass transactions for digital processes and the mechanism through which consumers interact on a daily basis with the bank and with retailers.

Session 2 – The retail industry Challenge

There is an ongoing rapid innovation in retail, especially around omni-channel retailing, where consumers switch between channels such as mobile, Internet and shops to complete a purchase. This shift is changing the way customers interact with merchants driving rising

Session 3 – Digital Commerce Spectrum & the mobile enablers

Digital ecosystems and E-commerce are becoming widespread. A clear example is the growing ability of the smartphone and tablet to act as a remote control for a wide range of digital payments. (more…)

Session 4 – Europe Agenda towards an Integrated Digital Market

Novel technological trends, such as mobile and social solutions, cloud computing and data analytics offer a new range of opportunities for business services in the knowledge economy. To create the right framework for all businesses and industries to compete,

EVENT SPEAKERS / Meet with the greatest

Nikos Karapanagou

Executive Chairman of Motivian

Athanasios Misdanitis

Special Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister

Nikos Malliakas

Innovation & Data Director, Wind Hellas

Panagiotis Drosos

Public sector affairs Advisor to the management, Alpha Bank

Sotirios Kyriakos

Manager, Alternative Networks Division, Alpha Bank

Dimitris Plagiannis

Corporate Strategy Advisor, Mellon Technologies

Theodore Kalantonis

Deputy CEO, Retail Banking - Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Katerina Savvaidou

Secretary General for Public Revenue at Ministry of Finance

George Nathanail

Senior Advisor, Infrastructures and Business Environment, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises - SEV

Vassilis Korkidis

President, ESEE

Spyros Louros

Digital & New Business Development Director OTE-Cosmote

George Karantonis

Vice-President and Treasurer of HAMAC - CEO of Motivian

Dr. Prodromos Tsiavos

Senior Research Fellow, UCL/The Media Institute

Dionisis Kolokotsas

Public Policy manager of Google

John Doxaras

Founder and CEO of Warply

Hiroshi Ota

Study Group Advisor

Vasilis Panagiotidis

Director, Hellenic Bank Association

E.K.Gatzonas

Director-Government Financial Operations Department - Bank of Greece

Espen Tranoy

Managing Director First Data Hellas and Regional Manager CEE and SEE

Constantinos Frydakis

Head, Cards & ePayments, Piraeus Bank S.A.

Nikos Kabanopoulos

Visa Europe’s General Manager for Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus

George Stefanopoulos

General Manager, Association of Mobile Telephony Companies (EEKT)

Haris Karonis

CHAIRMAN OF HAMAC, CEO OF VIVA ONLINE SERVICES S.A. AND VIVA PAYMENT SERVICES S.A.

George Drimiotis

CEO Cardlink

Anastasios Tzikas

President of the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology and Communications Enterprises (SEPE)

Gregory Giannoukos

General Manager at MAT Technology

Nikos Christodoulou

Group Chief Information Officer

Effie Presvia

Group e-Business Head, Eurobank & Managing Director of BE Business Exchanges S.A.

Fotis Antonopoulos

President, GR.EC.A. (Greek eCommerce Association) / eCommerce Director, MyShoe.gr

Kostis Stavropoulos

CEO, iSquare A.E.

Petros Kapasouris

Deputy General Manager TIRESIAS SA

Kostas Kalogirou

Partner – Corporate Development Unit Strategy & Finance Practice Leader PLANET S.A.

John Broxis

Managing Director, PRETA S.A.S. (MyBank)

Event Location

Cotsen Hall

Anapiron Polemou Str. 9, 10676

Kolonaki, Athens

210 6450051

http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/

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