Cyprus is the Gateway to All things Payment Related in April at NextGen Payments Forum

Published February 19, 2019 by Lee R

Cyprus is the Gateway to All things Payment Related in April at NextGen Payments Forum

Global experts will be meeting with senior level executives in Cyprus to revolutionise global payment processing this April.

Global payments systems takes the spotlight in April in Cyprus.

Global Payments Series

The Nextgen Payments Forum Cyprus from 04-05 April 2019 will be the 6th consecutive event within the Global Payments Series.


The exclusive payment forum is primed to address the online payment ecosystem in the context of upcoming regulatory reform (PSD2) pushing for Open Banking, TPPS & Fintech/Traditional Banking collaboration, Cyber Security & Resilience and new AI & Data-driven innovations.

Key Location 

The conference site is emerging as an ideal innovative digital business gateway between Europe, Asia-Middle East, and Africa markets.

In Attendance

The 6th NextGen payments platform brings policymakers, leading solution providers, regulators, and institutional representatives together with an international array of senior executives from the Banking, e-Merchant, Retail, Insurance, Investment, Trading and Gaming industries.


With this powerful group of attendees, the conference will tackle vital industry challenges through a format of keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and challenger sessions.

Expert Chairing

Speaker insights will be abound in the Forum by chairing from renowned industry shapers such as Fintech Ireland Founder Peter Oakes and TransferMate & Susquehanna International EPA Director General Tony Craddock.

Directives Discussion

Mastercard Europe Market Development EVP Jason Lane will illuminate how the payments industry was affected by the recent Directive introductions of PSD2 and GDPR.

TIPS Covered

Deputy Head of the Market Integration Division of the European Central Bank Maria Teresa Arraez will be discussing how the EU’s Instant Payments Scheme (TIPS) is preparing to revolutionize the payments infrastructure within the SEPA.

Legal Side of Tech and AI

Barclays' Head of Regulatory Compliance Christopher Singh and Vice President of Innovation and Emerging Technology Ajwad Hashim will be presenting the legal side of tech, the business case for AI and ML and a policy response to tech.

Array of Organisational Representation

Companies with representation to be on hand at the NextGen Payments Conference 2019 include include Deloitte, SEPAGA, Ecommbx, Bank of Israel, National Bank of Belgium, Starling Bank, AXA Group, Central Bank of Cyprus, Huawei, IBM, European Banking Federation, Bank of Cyprus, Oropay, ePayments, ConnectPay, ProFee, Lewben, Marlow Navigation and many others.


For any professionals serious about optimizing their payments systems and getting a foothold in a true global business hub, the Next Gen Payment Forum is truly a cant-miss prospect.

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