Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in GMT.

8:25 AM
Registration, networking and coffee
8:55 AM
Conference introduction

Maurice Button, Chief Executive, City & Financial Global

9:00 AM
Morning chair’s opening remarks

Max Savoie, Partner, Sidley Austin

9:05 AM
Keynote address I: The future of RTGS – an open platform to drive innovation. How the Bank’s RTGS service is responding to opportunities from innovation and new technology – longer operating hours and wider access

Victoria Cleland, Executive Director for Payments, Bank of England

9:25 AM
Keynote address II: The key findings of the Future of Payments Review

Joe Garner, Chair of the UK Government's 'Future of Payments Review'

9:50 AM
Keynote address III: The Payment Systems Regulator’s top priorities: APP scams, open banking and more

Chris Hemsley, Managing Director, Payment Systems Regulator

10:10 AM
Keynote address IV: The FCA’s stance on regulation of payments

Matthew Long, Director of Payments & Digital Assets, Financial Conduct Authority

10:30 AM
Industry Panel: Key challenges and opportunities in the future payments landscape: NPA, embedded finance, security, collaboration, connectivity


Alla Gancz, EY UK Payments Consulting Leader


Adam Gagen, Global Head of Government Affairs, Revolut

Eliot Heilpern, CEO and Founder, Parthenon Communications

Simon Eacott, Head of Payments, NatWest Bank

Nuala Jackson, Director, Payments, UK Finance 

11:15 AM
Networking and morning coffee
11:35 AM
Keynote address V: Latest developments in EU payments regulation: implications for the UK

Max Savoie, Partner, Sidley Austin

11:55 AM
Panel: From speculative asset to means of exchange: When will we see digital currencies used to make payments at scale?


Natalie Lewis, Partner and Head of Fintech, Market Infrastructure and Payments (FMIP), Travers Smith


Dr Thaer Sabri, CEO, Electronic Money Association

On Yavin, Founder and Managing Partner at Cointelligence Fund and Co-founder and Head of Business at Syndika

Lee McNabb, Head of Payments Strategy and Research, NatWest Bank

12:35 PM
Panel: Financial crime, fraud and payments scams


Ted Rugman, Director, Financial Crime & Forensics, EY


Nick Lewis OBE, Managing Director, High Risk Client Unit, Standard Chartered Bank

Nick Sharp, Deputy Director, The National Economic Crime Centre (NECC)

Ronya Naim, Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Head of Financial Crime, ClearBank

1:15 PM
Networking and lunch
2:15 PM
Afternoon chair’s welcome remarks

Natalie Lewis, Partner and Head of Fintech, Market Infrastructure and Payments (FMIP), Travers Smith

2:20 PM
Panel: Open Banking and Open Finance: the future direction of payment systems to promote competition and financial inclusion


John Mowat, Head of Strategic Policy, Pay.UK


Nilixa Devlukia, Chair, Open Finance Association and Founder, Payments Solved

Alex Marsh, Non-Executive Director, Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology (CFIT)

Janine Hirt, Chief Executive, Innovate Finance

3:00 PM
Panel: Overcoming the barriers to entry facing challenger companies: how challengers are transforming the payments landscape and driving innovation


Tony Craddock, Director General, London, The Payments Association


Jack Wilson, VP Policy and Research, TrueLayer

Sam Hinton Smith, Head of EMEA Public Policy, Stripe

Andy Sacre, Head of Payments, Monzo Bank 

3:40 PM
Networking and afternoon tea
4:00 PM
Fireside chat: Cyber and operational resilience in the payments sector

Louisa Chambers, Partner and Co-Head of the Technology Sector Group, Travers Smith

In conversation with

Adrian Furniss, Head of Payments Risk, CCOR, Lloyds Banking Group

4:30 PM
Fireside chat: The next big thing: AI, digitalisation, new business models and more


Jiun Yi Tan, Chief of Staff to CEO, TrueLayer

In conversation with

Victoria Newton, Chief Product Officer, Engine by Starling

5:00 PM
Chair’s closing remarks

Natalie Lewis, Partner and Head of Fintech, Market Infrastructure and Payments (FMIP), Travers Smith

5:05 PM
Conference close