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Cashless Middle East

Crafting a Seamless Cashless Society by Adapting to Payment Innovations within the GCC’s Growing Digital Space

11-12 Nov 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop

The FinTech Game of Thrones: Build Your Own Innovation Eco-System

This workshop will further delve on how to leverage the power and insights of the startups to build your own innovation sandbox, assess the right resources to deal with it and better leverage new and existing partners in your innovation journey.

Workshop Moderator: Matteo Rizzi

Company: Co-Founder,FinTechStage, Portugal

Why You Should Attend

Cashless Middle East

Cashless Society is a brewing revolution

Digital commerce and cashless payments were identified as top government priorities in UAE Vision 2021. Proactive government policies have been crucial in building a digital culture in the UAE and eliminating many of the barriers to becoming a cashless society. With consumers’ spending habits and attitudes towards their personal finances changing faster than ever, the organisations that stay at the forefront of industry developments have a clear advantage.

Why is it important to invest in a whole new level of digital payment platforms?

What are the new government initiatives?

How to build a cutting-edge payment strategy?

Invest in our 2-Day Cashless Middle East conference to unlock new business opportunities within the merging digital payments markets on topics such as:-

·         Integrating and Unifying the Digital Payments Network

·         Regulation Ecosystem within the Fintech World

·         Identity, the New Money: Securing Payment Platforms

·         The Rise of Successful Payment Platform within the Region

·         Artificial Intelligence (AI) : The New Era to the Payment Society

Featuring DubaiNow Kiosk by Smart Dubai Government

The first unified platform of its kind that meets most of the daily needs of Dubai population through more than 55 smart services provided by 24 government and private entities in a single user experience. DubaiNow platform makes city services more seamless and efficient.


Key Topics

  • The Future of Digital Payments within the Region
  • Payment Challenges: Key Global Trends within the Cashless World
  • Biometrics: The Secure Identification and Payments Authorisation
  • Digital Wallets: The ROI and Why is It Worth The Investment
  • E-Wallet Success: Championing the Business and Loyalty with Digitally Enabled Consumers

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    Practical Insights From

    Hessa Al Balooshi
    Director of Smart Services Department
    Smart Dubai Government Est

    Amit Kurseja
    Head of External Payments
    Amazon Pay, India

    Chris Kiew – Smith
    Head of Fintech Strategy
    Financial Services Regulatory Authority – Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

    Mohamed Roushdy
    Chief Information Officer
    Dubai Asset Management – Dubai Holding Company

    Utpal Nath
    General Manager – Indirect Channels
    Mobily, KSA

    Mohamed Ragab
    Head of Digital Payments
    Etisalat, UAE

    Hadi Raad
    Vice President & Head of Digital Solutions (CEMEA)
    VISA Middle East

    Altaf Ahmed
    Director Digital Payment & E- Commerce Solutions
    Etisalat Digital, UAE

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