Open Banking: The New Seedbed for Financials

12 October '17
  As Australia embarks on implementing the open banking regime paving way for more competition in the financial industry, this is possibly an uncomfortable time for incumbent big banks. Technology companies and Fintechs can potentially erode the profitability off low hanging fruits from banks. And when banks are regulated to disclose and share customer data,...

Is it Harvest Time for Blockchain?

5 October '17
A top-panel will debate on key benefits of blockchain in payments and transactions around cases and international best practices. First “win” we already see with the new remittances payment solutions. Topics for debate are, a.o.: technical requirements for scaled payment solutions; the commercial considerations using blockchain; privacy; tax compliance and role of state; value exchange,...

Payment Services Directive 2: PSD2 sparks innovation in Open Banking ecosystems

14 September '17
In this article, Deutsche Bank and Innopay join forces to share our opinion on the foremost challenge currently facing the European payments market: “the practical implementation of third party access to account (XS2A) as part of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)”. With European lawmakers finalising their work on the legal aspects of XS2A, it...

13 Dec 2017

  • Welcome by Summit Chairman | Harry Smorenberg
  • Introduction by Rob Craig | Chairman of Australian Payment Network
  • Keynote address by Dr Philip Lowe | Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Panel Debate “Towards the New World of Payments”
  • Tackling Payment Data Security & Data Privacy
  • Open Banking: The New Frontiers
  • The New Payment Environment & Regulatory Challenges
  • Online Marketplaces and eCommerce
  • Blockchain - Is it Harvest Time?
  • Digital identity as cornerstone of payments
  • Australia in the context of global developments
  • Fintech Showcase - Our cream of the crop Fintech innovators


Join the best briefing on Australia’s payments / transaction developments and be a part of the top network in Oceania!

Co-hosted with AusPayNet, the inaugural AustralianPaymentSummit is a strategic & pragmatic – for & by senior professionals – platform. APS covers key trends and discusses global lessons, Fintech and developments in Open Banking, PSD2, Digital Identity, Real time Payments and Regulatory Alignments. By exchanging the key trends, best practices and workable solutions, we deep-dive into topics and innovations affecting the business directions for the future.



Price includes all lunch, drinks and coffee breaks 13 December 2017 and documentation. Pricing excl VAT:

Full program 13 December 2017
AUD 795

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With Darling Harbour as its backdrop, Hyatt Regency Sydney is Sydney’s largest upscale hotel. Stay in any of its 892 well-appointed guestrooms nestled in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District near Sydney Harbour Bridge. Enjoying a great meal onsite is a given, with dining experiences including the rooftop bar, Zephyr and Sailmaker restaurant. Whether visiting for the stunning Sydney location or in town for business, Hyatt Regency Sydney is the place to see and be seen.


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