Summit 2021 Program

  • 8:15-9:00
    Registration & arrival refreshments - Barista coffee provided by Upplft
  • 9:00-9:10
    Welcome Opening remarks from the Summit's MC, Lance Blockley, Managing Director, The Initiatives Group.
  • 9:10-9:40
    RBA Opening address Ellis Connolly, Head of Payments Policy, Reserve Bank of Australia providing the RBA’s perspective on real-time payments in Australia, reflecting on what has been achieved to date and future expectations.
  • 9:40-10:10
    What's next for the NPP? Katrina Stuart, Managing Director, New Payments Platform Australia providing an update on the NPP and real-time payments in Australia including the platform’s capability roadmap.
  • 10:10-10:45
    MORNING TEA BREAK - hosted by IR
  • 10:45-11:30
    Driving innovation on the NPP A panel of PSPs facilitated by Bianca Bates, Deputy CEO, Cuscal, joined by Chris Jewell, CEO, Zepto, John Murphy, CEO, Azupay, and Christian Westerlind Wigstrom, CEO Monoova.
  • 11:30-11:50
    Case study - Government use of the NPP Jarrod Moore, Director, Payment Delivery. A case study from Services Australia on its use of the NPP for payments to Australians.
  • 11:50-12:10
    Delivering innovation for Australian payments Lynn Kraus, CEO, Australian Payments Plus. A fireside chat about bringing together Australia’s three domestic payment organisations, driving innovation and delivering better payments experiences.
  • 12:10-12:55
    NETWORKING LUNCH - hosted by CBA
  • 12:55-1:25
    Can businesses benefit from real-time payments? A panel discussing case studies facilitated by Simone Joyce, CEO, Paypa Plane, joined by Marc Gozzett, Head of Finance Operations, Humm-Group, Wayne Baskin, Co-Founder and CTO, Superhero, and David James, GM – Systems Solutions, Panasonic Australia and New Zealand.
  • 1:25-1:55
    Case-study: eInvoicing and payments Mark Stockwell, Director eInvoicing, Australian Taxation Office. An update on the rollout of eInvoicing followed by Q&A facilitated by Simon Foster, GM, Product eInvoicing, Xero.
  • 1:55-2:40
    Around the world of real-time payments Richard Fleming, Partner, Bain & Co providing an update on global trends with cameos from Dougie Belmore, Chief Payments Officer, Pay.UK, Steve Ledford, Product Executive, The Clearing House (USA) and Ivo Mosca, Superintendent of Open Banking and Digital Payments, Pix (Brazil).
  • 2:40-3:15
    AFTERNOON TEA BREAK - hosted by Shaype
  • 3:15-3:45
    In conversation with Google Pulkit Trivedi, Director, Google Pay India in conversation with Adrian Lovney, Chief Strategy & Operating Officer, Australian Payments Plus discussing third party payment initiation.
  • 3:45-4:20
    What does the future hold for real-time payments? A panel discussing the future of real-time payments with Peter Cowan, Managing Director, PayPal Australia, Steve Price, Head of Go to Market, MYOB, Guy McIntosh, Solution Consultant, Enterprise Payments, FIS, and Carolyn Breeze, Chief Commercial Officer, Zepto.
  • 4:20-4:40
    Closing session: Perspectives on the real time journey A fireside chat with one of the original founders of the NPP, Philip Chronican, Chairman of NAB, joined by Paul Lahiff, Director.
  • 4:40-4:50
    Summit close Closing remarks from the Summit's MC, Lance Blockley.
  • From 4:50
    NETWORKING RECEPTION - hosted by Paypa Plane