ABOUT THE CONGRESS

Cashless Congress (formerly International Congress of Non-Cash Payments) has permanently entered the calendar of payments industry events, providing a meeting place and facilitating substantive discussion for all market stakeholders.

The Congress connects science, business and public administration, through an exchange of views on topics of interest to the industry players – legal developments, new product trends, innovative technical solutions, and cashless payments methods.

Cashless Congress raises issues affecting the future of the non-cash payments market. Through panel discussions and specialists’ presentations, experts from Poland, the European Union and the world bring closer to the audience the most important issues of the industry and invite the participants to take part in robust discussions.

A very important part of the Congress is the eDucat Industry Awards ceremony for the most accomplished companies and individuals. Award categories are products, technical solutions, exceptional results and exceptional achievements.

COUNTDOWN TO CONGRESS:

DATE

March 20 – 21 2018

VENUE

Hotel Sheraton Warsaw

COST

PLN 1990

DURATION

2 days

day I: 9:00 – 16:10
day II: 8:30 – 14:30
(Gala dinner on the first night)

PARTICIPANTS

We expect around 750+ representatives from the academia, business, public administration and media

ORGANIZER

Fundacja Rozwoju

Obrotu Bezgotówkowego

ORGANIZER

Fundacja Rozwoju Obrotu Bezgotówkowego (Foundation for Development of Cashless Payments, FROB) is the initiator of projects aimed at accelerating dynamics of development of non-cash payments in Poland. Identifying barriers to market development, finding solutions to alleviate them, and proposing sustainable development solutions, are some of the most important FROB objectives. Activities pursued in the fields of information-education, legislation and analytics help to highlight the benefits to entrepreneurs and their organizations, public administration, financial supervisory institutions, payment organizations, banks and clearance agents. According to FROB, consumers who are users of electronic payment instruments should be the main beneficiaries of the Polish non-cash payment market development.

SPEAKERS

Justyna Duszyńska
Justyna Duszyńska
Deputy Director of the Project Portfolio Management Office, Ministry of Digitization
Jacek Więcki
Jacek Więcki
Director of the IT Strategy and Development Department, National Clearing House (KIR)
Robert Klepacz
Robert Klepacz
Deputy Director of the Payment System Department, National Bank of Poland
Paweł Majewski
Paweł Majewski
Secretary of State, Ministry of the Interior and Administration
Dominik Wójcicki
Dominik Wójcicki
Department Director Department of Electronic Economy, Ministry of Enterprise and Technology
Leszek Gerwatowski
Leszek Gerwatowski
Deputy Director of the IT Strategy and Development Department, National Clearing House (KIR)
Ziemowit Stempin
Ziemowit Stempin
Vice President of the Management Board, SGB-Bank
Piotr Helbich
Piotr Helbich
Director of the Card and Payment Office, Bank. Department of Individual Customer Products, PKO Bank Polski
Pavle Ljujic
Pavle Ljujic
EPA CEE, Pannovate and Paneleven
Krzysztof Podgórski
Krzysztof Podgórski
Municipal Consumer Ombudsman in Tarnów, President of the Board of the Association of Consumer Ombudsmen
Karolina Marzantowicz
Karolina Marzantowicz
IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Academy of Technology Member, Technology Director for Central and Eastern Europe
Jacek Wiśniewski
Jacek Wiśniewski
Legal adviser and tax advisor, Squire Patton Boggs
Filippo Scibilia
Filippo Scibilia
CEO Castles Technology Europe
Krzysztof Pycia
Krzysztof Pycia
Director of the Department of Mobile Products and Digital Identity, National Clearing House (KIR)
Maciej Wyszoczarski
Maciej Wyszoczarski
Director of the Network and Operations Division, PKO Bank Polski
Kamila Kaliszyk
Kamila Kaliszyk
Head of Market Development in Polish branch of Mastercard Europe
Aleksander Naganowski
Aleksander Naganowski
Head of New Business Development in Polish branch of Mastercard Europe
Piotr Domaszewski
Piotr Domaszewski
Head of Sales Department in Polish branch of Mastercard Europe
Dr Paweł Widawski
Dr Paweł Widawski
Vice-president, Cashless Poland
Federico Hornbostel
Federico Hornbostel
CEO, Argentea
Witold Siekierzyński
Witold Siekierzyński
Head of Communication, eService
Janusz Cieszyński
Janusz Cieszyński
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Health
Marco Samek
Marco Samek
Member of the Board & Co-Founder, MUUME Group AG
Magdalena Borowik
Magdalena Borowik
Advisor on transaction technologies, Ministry of Digitization
Robert Trętowski
Robert Trętowski
Vice President of the Management Board, the National Clearing House (KIR)
Paweł Jaroszek
Paweł Jaroszek
Member of the Board, Social Insurance Institution (ZUS)
Jacob Lund Nielsen
Jacob Lund Nielsen
CEO, Teneo cabinet DN
Maciej Bluj
Maciej Bluj
Deputy Mayor of Wrocław
Robert Herzig
Robert Herzig
Head of Customer Payments & Finance, METRO AG
Axel Schaefer
Axel Schaefer
Advisor-Payments, IKEA Group Treasury
Artur Piechocki
Artur Piechocki
Attorney at law, Founder of APLaw
Łukasz Urbanik
Łukasz Urbanik
Global Category Manager - Retail Payments, BP
Dariusz Mazurkiewicz
Dariusz Mazurkiewicz
President of the Management Board, Polish Payment Standard
Paweł Bułgaryn
Paweł Bułgaryn
Head of Payment Systems in the Department of Financial Market Development, Ministry of Finance
Adrian Kurowski
Adrian Kurowski
Country Manager for Poland, Visa
Dr Mieczysław Groszek
Dr Mieczysław Groszek
CEO, Cashless Poland Foundation
Rafał Gołębiewski
Rafał Gołębiewski
Managing Director, Elavon Financial Services Poland
Dr Miłosz Brakoniecki
Dr Miłosz Brakoniecki
Partner, OBSERWATORIUM.BIZ
Zbigniew Wiśniewski
Zbigniew Wiśniewski
Vice President of the Management Board, Cashless Poland
Tadeusz Kościński
Tadeusz Kościński
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Investment and Development
Robert Łaniewski
Robert Łaniewski
President, Foundation for Development of Cashless Payments
Piotr Stanisław Alicki
Piotr Stanisław Alicki
President of the Management Board, the National Clearing House (KIR)
Janusz Diemko
Janusz Diemko
An international expert, a member of the Supervisory Board of Polskie ePłatności , Chairman of the Settlement Agents Committee
Prof. Dr Hab. Janina Harasim
Prof. Dr Hab. Janina Harasim
Department of Banking and Financial Markets, University of Economics in Katowice
Dr Jan Byrski
Dr Jan Byrski
Lawyer, Traple, Konarski, Podrecki i wspólnicy
Jakub Kiwior
Jakub Kiwior
General Manager, Poland and Hungary, Visa
Prof. US dr hab. Beata Anna Świecka
Prof. US dr hab. Beata Anna Świecka
Director of the Center for Personal and Behavioral Finance, Head of Department of Banking and Comparative Finance, University of Szczecin
Anna Maj
Anna Maj
FinTech Expert, Advisor and Mentor, Ambassador EWPN – European Women Payments Network
Adam Tochmański
Adam Tochmański
Director of Payment Systems Department in the Narodowy Bank Polski and Secretary of the Payment Systems Council

 

 

 

 

eDUKATY

For the fourth time eDukaty – awards for the leading companies and experts in the market of cashless payments – will be awarded at the Congress.

You too can be The Winner of eDukat 2018 – nominate your company, your boss, your leading products. The awards will be handed out on 20-21 March 2018, during the 6th edition of Cashless Congress. For this truly fantastic event there only remains:

Preparations for the Cashless Congress are gaining momentum. The event will take place between 20-21 March 2018 in Warsaw Sheraton Hotel. Book your time to meet with the top experts of the payments industry, academics specializing in the field, as well as representatives of public administration.

eDukat 2018 Awards ceremony in the six categories below will be one of the key events of the Congress:

  • Product: new product altering the market of cashless payments
  • Personality of the year of the cashless world
  • Company of the cashless world
  • Event of the year in the cashless world
  • The most interesting scientific study in the field of non-cash payments
  • The most interesting start-up in non-cash payments industry in the past 12 months

Anyone can submit a nomination – you can nominate yourself, your company, your products. Proposals should be sent before February 19, 2018 to the email address: edukat@frob.pl.

Your application must contain:

  • award category
  • candidate details (name of the person, company, product, development, event)
  • reasons why the candidate should be appreciated by the awards’ panel

 

The application form is available here

We invite everyone to submit their applications. Please click here to take a look at the winners of the 2017 Awards.

Terms of eDukat awards can be found here and on the www.frob.pl

AGENDA

DAY 1DAY 2SPECIALIST WORKSHOPS

08:00 Registration / Coffee

09:00 Opening of the Congress/welcoming speeches:

  • Robert Łaniewski – CEO, FROB
  • Mieczysław Groszek –President, Cashless Poland Foundation

09:30 Panel 1 The government panel. Cashless and Paperless in Strategy for Responsible Development

10:20 Presentation 1 Cashless Payment Support Program – state of play

  • Paweł Widawski –Vice President, Cashless Poland Foundation

10:35 Panel 1 Programs supporting development of Polish non-cash payments market and their impact on the digitalisation of Poland.

11:30 Coffee break

12:00 Presentation 2 The digitized Retailer

  • Marco Samek – CEO and Co-Founder, Muume

12:15 Panel 2 Payments Ecosystem Evolution - large merchants perspective (BP, IKEA, Metro)

13:15 Presentation 3 Transaction Technologies in digital economy

  • Magdalena Borowik – Special Envoy for Fintech, Ministry of Digital Affairs

13:30 Presentation 4 A new PSP for the Polish market

  • Federico Hornbostel – CEO, Argentea

13:45 Panel 3 Merchants, banks, FinTechs in a race against time and competition - new opportunities created by PSD 2

14:30 Lunch break

15:15 Presentation 4 Legal challenges in 2018 on the payment landskape

  • attorney, dr. Jan Byrski – Traple Konarski, Podrecki and Partners

15:35 Panel 4 Legal challenges in 2018 on the payments services market - various stakeholders perspective

16:30 Summary on the first day

19:00 GALA

09:00 Coffee

9:30 Modern solutions for cashlesspayments - a block of presentations

10:30 Presentation 9 Incentives as a key driver in changing paymentshabits of Poles – results of consumer survey

  • dr hab. Janina Harasim
  • prof. US dr hab. Beata Świecka

11:00 Panel 5 Habits arec hanging- also in payments. Do we really need cash anymore?

12:00 Coffee Break

12:30 Presentation 10 BLIK three years after launch- accelerates e-commerce and changes payment habits of Poles

  • Dariusz Mazurkiewicz-President of the Management Board of the Polish Payment Standard BLIK

12:50 Panel 6 </strong><strong>Migracja do świata bez gotówki w ramach transformacji cyfrowej społeczeństwa, administracji i przedsiębiorstw</strong><strong>

13:45 Presentation 11 SoftPOS – The future of payment acceptance solutions

  • Kamila Kaliszyk – Head of Market Development in Polish branch of Mastercard Europe

14:05 Panel 7 Changing roles of stakeholders in the cashless world. The direction and rate of changes

15:20 Summary of the second day of the Congress

15:25 Lunch

End of the Congress

A series of workshops that will be held in parallel with the Congress Program, focusing on specific issues of the payments market, leading by industry experts for an agile groups (up to 30 participants) The workshop will take place in the Boardroom room on March 20, 2018 :

10:20-11:40 Designing, creating and testing BLOCKCHAIN ​​networks based on open source technologies (Hyperledger Composer)

  1. Introduction to blockchain technology
  2. We design a blockchain network – where to start?
  3. Online demonstration of commissioning and testing of a designed network using Hyperledger Composer tools
  4. Discussion
  • Karolina Marzantowicz – IBM Distinguished Engineer; CEE Chief Technology Officer Member, IBM Academy of Technology
  • Jacek Więcki – Director of the IT Strategy and Development Department, National Clearing House

12:15-13:15 Implementation of the GDPR on the market of payment service providers

  1. GDPR – fundamental changes in the protection of personal data
  2. GDPR – new duties or new opportunities?
  3. Administrative, civil and criminal liability for breach of the GDPR
  • dr Jan Byrski – Traple Konarski, Podrecki and Partners

13:30-14:45 Legal consequences of failure to ensure transaction security based on PSD2

  1. Security orders and bans regarding PSP’s in PSD2.
  2. Strong customer authentication; scope and responsibilities.
  3. Responsibility for breaches of security obligations.
  4. Consumer protection related to the security of payment transactions on the basis of PSD2.
  • Artur Piechocki – Legal Advisor, Owner of APLaw

15:15-16:30 PSD2, RTS and Polish API – light and shade of open banking

  1. New services and new opportunities, new and existing players
  2. Key PSD2 / RTS requirements
  3. Standardization challenges
  4. Cooperation as the key to success 2.
  • Krzysztof Pycia – Director of Mobile Product and Digital Identity, National Clearing House (KIR)
  • Leszek Gerwatowski – Deputy Director of IT Strategy and Development, National Clearing House (KIR)

PROGRAMME BOARD

Arkadiusz Bochniak
Arkadiusz Bochniak
Business Development Director, Elavon
Łukasz Urbanik
Łukasz Urbanik
Global Category Manager - Retail Payments, BP
Joanna Seklecka
Joanna Seklecka
President of the Management Board, eService
Sylwester Suszek
Sylwester Suszek
CEO, BitBay
Dariusz Mazurkiewicz
Dariusz Mazurkiewicz
President of the Management Board, Polish Payment Standard
Piotr Waś
Piotr Waś
Managing Director responsible for Eastern Europe, Ingenico Group
Przemysław Lutkiewicz
Przemysław Lutkiewicz
CFO and Board Member, LPP SA
Agnieszka Wachnicka
Agnieszka Wachnicka
Director of the Banking and Capital Market Client Division, Polish Financial Ombudsman
Arkadiusz Kazanecki
Arkadiusz Kazanecki
Marketing and Commercial Director, First Data Polska
Roman Pogorzelski
Roman Pogorzelski
Country Manager Poland, SIA
Martin Oxley
Martin Oxley
Chairman, Exorigo-Upos Group
Marcin Chruściel
Marcin Chruściel
Director of Orange Finance, Vice President of Strategy and Transformation, Orange
Dr hab. Krzysztof Kalicki
Dr hab. Krzysztof Kalicki
President of the Management Board, Deutsche Bank Polska
Paweł Bułgaryn
Paweł Bułgaryn
Head of Payment Systems in the Department of Financial Market Development, Ministry of Finance
Katarzyna Fatyga
Katarzyna Fatyga
Chief Executive Officer, Diners Club Polska
Tomasz Wejcman
Tomasz Wejcman
Country Manager and Sales Director, Verifone
Robert Krool
Robert Krool
Founder, Chairman of the Board, Mediator and Mentor, LifeSkills Foundation
Piotr Małkiewicz
Piotr Małkiewicz
Member of the Board, Head of Large & Medium Corporate Poland, Elavon Merchant Services DAC
Dr Miłosz Brakoniecki
Dr Miłosz Brakoniecki
Partner, OBSERWATORIUM.BIZ
Zbigniew Wiśniewski
Zbigniew Wiśniewski
Vice President of the Management Board, Cashless Poland
Dr hab. Michał Polasik
Dr hab. Michał Polasik
University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Toruń
Tadeusz Kościński
Tadeusz Kościński
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Investment and Development
Radosław Liberski
Radosław Liberski
Member of the Board, Lidl Poland
Wojciech Pantkowski
Wojciech Pantkowski
Director of the Payment Systems, Electronic Banking and Security Team, Association of Polish Banks
Robert Łaniewski
Robert Łaniewski
President, Foundation for Development of Cashless Payments
Renata Juszkiewicz
Renata Juszkiewicz
President of the Management Board, Polish Trade and Distribution Organization
Piotr Stanisław Alicki
Piotr Stanisław Alicki
President of the Management Board, the National Clearing House (KIR)
Dr Mariusz Cholewa
Dr Mariusz Cholewa
President of the Management Board, Biuro Informacji Kredytowej
Loukas Notopoulos
Loukas Notopoulos
Chairman of the Board Vivus Finance
Katarzyna Urbańska
Katarzyna Urbańska
Deputy Director Financial Services Regulatory in Tax & Legal Department, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Janusz Diemko
Janusz Diemko
An international expert, a member of the Supervisory Board of Polskie ePłatności , Chairman of the Settlement Agents Committee
Prof. Dr Hab. Janina Harasim
Prof. Dr Hab. Janina Harasim
Department of Banking and Financial Markets, University of Economics in Katowice
Dr Jan Byrski
Dr Jan Byrski
Lawyer, Traple, Konarski, Podrecki i wspólnicy
Jakub Kiwior
Jakub Kiwior
General Manager, Poland and Hungary, Visa
Jacek Uryniuk
Jacek Uryniuk
Editor-in-chief and co-founder of the information service Cashless.pl
Dr Inż. Grzegorz Wojtenko
Dr Inż. Grzegorz Wojtenko
President of the Management Board, Bee-Tech.
Grzegorz Wójcik
Grzegorz Wójcik
Head of Corporate Relations, Allegro Group (Naspers group)
Grzegorz Długosz
Grzegorz Długosz
CEO, Comperia.pl
Prof. US dr hab. Beata Anna Świecka
Prof. US dr hab. Beata Anna Świecka
Director of the Center for Personal and Behavioral Finance, Head of Department of Banking and Comparative Finance, University of Szczecin
Bartosz Ciołkowski
Bartosz Ciołkowski
Country Manager Poland, MasterCard
Błażej Mika
Błażej Mika
Director of Payment Products and Relations Department, Bank Zachodni WBK
Anna Maj
Anna Maj
FinTech Expert, Advisor and Mentor, Ambassador EWPN – European Women Payments Network

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REGISTRATION

PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

We invite you to register your participation in the VIth Cashless Congress.

Registration fee per Congress participant 1990 PLN


CONTACT

sylwia-toczynska

Sylwia Toczyńska

Project Manager

tel.: +48 884-824-885

e-mail: sylwia.toczynska@frob.pl

e-mail: biuro@kongresplatnosci.pl

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SHERATON WARSAW HOTEL

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Congress participants can take advantage of booking rooms at preferential rates until March 5, 2018.
Sheraton Warsaw Hotel dysponuje ogólnodostępnym, podziemnym parkingiem z bezpośrednim połączeniem komunikacyjnym z lobby hotelu.