Programme Schedule
The Economic Times Cards and Payments Summit
10:00 - 10:25
Registration and Networking
10:25 - 10:30
Welcome Address by Aman Kanjhlia, Senior Director Conferences, ET Edge
10:30 - 10:45
Opening Keynote Address
Sumnesh Joshi, Assistant Director General, Unique Identification Authority of India, Government of India
10:45 - 11:00
Cyber Security for digital payments
Advocate Prashant Mali, International Cyber Law Expert & Cyber Security Expert, Author & Speaker
11:00 - 11:15
T-wallet for Telengana
Dr. Srinivas Josyula, Senior General Manager (Consulting), National Institute for Smart Government, Hyderabad
11:15 - 11:50
Coup d'e'tat: Redefining cards and payments
  • Payment instruments and their future: UPI, Wallets and cards
  • Virtual cards: Maximising the benefits for new-age consumers
  • How far are we in realising sound payments?
  • The futuristic discussion on Mobile Payment Applications
  • Will contact less cards become the payment device of future?
  • ‘Aadhar Enabled Payment Services,’: Tips on enabling seamless payments for the unbanked millions in the country
Kiran Shetty, CEO & Regional Head, India & Sub-Continent for SWIFT
Priti Shah, Co-founder & CEO , Paynear Solutions
Radhika Binani, Chief Products Officer,
Rishi Gupta, MD & CEO, Fino Payments Bank
Rohit Bammi, Head of Asia, Earthport
Sohini Rajola, RVP, Western Union India and South Asia
Subhrajit Basu, Director, South Asia, Singapore and Philippines, Discover Financial Services
Thyagarajan Seshadri, President, Banking Relations, EPS

Moderator: Eric Anklesaria, Partner, Management Consulting, Financial Services IT Advisory, KPMG in India
11:55 - 12:05
Q&A Session
12:05 - 12:15
Tea Break
12:15 - 12:40
Cyber security colloquim: Enabling digital payments
  • Third party applications for digital banking and user awareness levels for fraud resolution during data compromise in cards
  • Analysing the existing dispute resolution mechanisms and the way forward
  • Insurers: How they can help cards and service providers and consumers?
  • Perception VS Reality: Replacing Magnetic stripes in cards with EMV
  • An analysis and review of the existing compliance measures for the cards and payments industry
  • Advancements in secure lock features of cards
  • Cyber security in mobile wallets
  • Evolution of payment tokenization
Bharat Panchal, Head - Risk Management, National Payments Corporation of India
Dilip Panjwani, Director – Information Security, FIS Risk, Information Security and Compliance (RISC)
KK Mookhey, Principal Consultant and Founder, Network Intelligence
Nitin Shah, Chairman cum Managing Director, Allied Digital Services Limited
Satish Kumar, VP & CISO, Wibmo

Moderator: Tarun Bhatia, Managing Director Investigations and Disputes, APAC, Kroll
12:40 - 12:50
Q&A Session
12:50 - 13:05
Dr. A. S. Ramasastri, Director, The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)
13:05 - 13:15
13:15 - 14:15
Lunch & Networking
14:15 - 15:00
Walk the talk: Bankers on digital payments
  • Technological adaptation issues of banks
  • Banker’s expectations from card and payment service providers
  • Operational challenges and the work-around
  • Customer perception on digital payments
  • Challenges in customer adoption for payments mechanism like P2M and P2P
  • Trends in cards and payment services in the e-commerce sector
  • Frictionless customer experience to drive customer satisfaction
Hemant Gala, Head Bank Relations, PhonePe, Flipkart
Mehul Mistry, Director - Payments and Digital Initiatives, IDFC Bank
Navin Chandani, Chief Business Development Officer,
Pramod Mulani, Head - Product, Payments, Digital Channels & Innovation, NSDL Payments Bank
Prasanna Lohar, Innovation Head & Technical Architect, DCB Bank
Vijay Anand, Practice Head - Cards and Payments Practice, Infosys

Moderator: Mihir Gandhi, Director | Advisory - Payments Transformation , PWC
15:00 - 15:10
Q&A Session
15:10 - 15:20
Tea Break
15:20 - 15:55
Impact session: The brave new world of Cards - The A-Z of Loyalty in Retail

  • The latest analytic technologies for customer loyalty, transformations required in legacy infrastructure (POS and other backend applications)
  • Modifications required for marketing and sales strategies , in view of loyalty card adoptions
  • The game changers in the cards and payments scenario of retail world
  • Dynamics of customer satisfaction and optimising the potential of loyalty cards in retail
Bijaei Jayaraj, Founder & CEO, Loylty Rewardz Mngt
Manish Dureja, Managing Director, Jetprivilege
Rahul Vasu, Head, Loyalty & Customer Experience at HyperCITY Retail
Vani Dixit,Vice President - Head Loyalty, Axis Bank
Vinay Bhatia, CEO, Group Loyalty & Analytics, Future Group

Moderator: Aditya Rath, Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG
15:55 - 16:05
Q&A Session
16:05 - 16:20
Chief Guest Address
Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Former Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India
16:20 - 17:40
Fintech Mantra: Startup stories

PEs/VCs /Angel Investors

Ankit Shah, Managing Director, Unilazer Ventures
Dr Aniruddha Malpani, Director and Founder, Malpani Ventures
Navin Honagudi, Investment Director, Kae Capital
Vikram Gupta, Founder and Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures Advisors

Fin Tech Heads

Ashish Desai, Senior VP - Products, Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank
Sameer Singh Jaini, CEO, The Digital Fifth
Ranjeet Oak, Joint Managing Director, MoneyOnMobile

Moderator: Archana Tiiwari-Nayudu, Content Head, ET Edge
End of the conference
Please note: The list of topics & speakers is indicative and subject to change.