MPE 2023 / March 28-30, Berlin
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What is your 🔑 to success in Payments in 2023?

Time flies, and we're nearing the end of 2022, which presents the perfect time to reflect and plan for the new year. What’s 2023 got in store for us? Send us your video/written predictions about what’s next in merchant payments! 😊

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We'll make your video world-famous via MPE Youtube channel + MPE website + MPE LinkedIn community, counting over 30.000 merchants & payment pros!

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We’ll publish your thoughts in the upcoming issue of our digital POSitivity magazine (Jan/Feb 2023).

Submit your 2023 Predictions here by November 30.

Be part of THE EUROPEAN #1 MERCHANT PAYMENTS EVENT!

MPE 2023 will bring together 1,300+ individuals, and the companies redefining the Merchant Payments Ecosystem on March 28-30, in the InterContinental hotel Berlin.

Experience the proven & highly valued combination of networking opportunities, a carefully curated program in the electrifying MPE atmosphere!

Uniquely focused on merchant payments, the 16th annual MPE connects 350+ BIG Merchants with 1000+ Acquirers, PSPs, and POS SW & HW vendors, established companies, as well as start-ups from 40+ countries.

Expect three days of world-class content delivered by 160+ TOP industry Leaders & Influencers and 90+ solution providers showcasing cutting-edge payments & POS solutions.

WHY THE MERCHANT PAYMENTS PEOPLE LOVED THE MPE 2022?

WHO ATTENDS?

100% PAYMENT ACCEPTANCE FOCUS || 83% EUROPEAN FOCUS

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List of confirmed 2022 participants

MPE Agenda

MPE 2023 provides a one-stop-shop for the ENTIRE MERCHANT PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM.

KEY THEMES OF MPE AGENDA:

- New payment platforms & marketplaces
- Frictionless Services Payment optimization
- Innovations in technology and experience reshaping the payments business
- How to help merchants to survive the recession
- Payment optimization & facilitation
- Embedded payments: SaaS strategy guide
- Evolution of distribution models: from bank-centric to software partners (ISVs, SaaS, VARs)
- Mergers & Acquisitions in 2023

- The transition from PSD2 to PSD3
- Digital Euro the impact on the Merchant Payments Ecosystem
- PSD2 / SCA review, analysis and lessons learned
- AI, BNPL & Crypto-assets regulations - Updates, agreements, social responsibility & customer protection
- Visa's Compelling Evidence 3.0: What new Visa requirements mean for merchants
- PCI standards and compliance (PCI DSS v4.0, PCI MPoC)
- AML requirements and best practices
- Regulatory and legacy system constraints hampering innovations deployment

- Future Open banking, Open finance & Open Economy
- Is Open Banking falling behind? Challenges & trends
- Open banking as a catalyst for instant payments
- Open banking innovations: A2A payments for POS, Variable recurring payments (VRPs) & Request to pay (RTP)
- Personal Financial Management, B2C Payments, B2B payments & Recurring Payments
- The best practice: Initiation, Collection & Payouts

- Data economy in Embedded finance - Leveraging the data to improve the customer experience
- Machine learning and data validation. Which solutions helping?
- ISO 20022 - Richer, structured, meaningful data enabling new client experiences while improving compliance and efficiency
- GDPR Compliance

- Smart wallets vs super apps
- Evolution of retailer apps (loyalty, smart, personalisation
- European digital wallet - what, when & how?
- Technology behind wallets & apps; the potential of QR in payments

- Verifiable credentials, digital identity & personalised services implications for the Merchant Payments Ecosystem
- FIDO and other protocols to eliminate friction
- Identity theft, fake accounts, and synthetic IDs
- Biometric & AI-driven ID verification for payments

- Shift to digital - new tech & infrastructure for omni commerce
- SoftPOS & retailer smart apps - Optimizing engagement across channels (incentives, ratings, loyalty, VAS & personalisation)
- Cashierless shopping: more scanning devices, more loyalty, more data points
- Digital receipts as an enabler

- Video games companies generating more money than movies and music combined, what's the potential for payments? Challenges faced by video game merchants and vendors. Specialist digital-first acquirers servicing online gaming
- How will E-cars & e-mobility help drive the payment revolution? Fingerprint payments and innovations specific for e-mobility, should other verticals be inspired?
- Payment strategies for explosive growth in social commerce
- Industry-specific fraud trends and case studies

- Focus on servicing crypto; high margins and profit are attractive, but how do you get the risk right?
- CBDC / Digital Euro & Stablecoins
- Implication for payments in web3.0
- What's behind the rise of Crypto debit cards?

- Latest trends and innovations for "merchant payments" fraud prevention
- The use of AI & ML for fraud prevention is more persuasive than ever
- How will quantum computing disrupt fraud detection?
- Tokenisation, Secure Remote Commerce (SCR), 3DS
- Effective Risk management strategies - How do you build the minimum risk environment?
- KPI benchmarking across different verticals
- Friendly fraud, manual review & chargeback best practices
- Crypto Fraud for all Seasons: Cyclical fraud patterns specific to crypto and NFTs.

- How implementation has unfolded across Europe; best practices, common errors
- SCA lessons learned since introduction
- How do Fraudsters bypass SCA?
- Exemptions

- Metaverse & Augmented reality - the next frontier for payments
- Elements of the metaverse: Web3, Defi, Crypto, Digital Currency, CBDC, etc.
- How can Merchant Payments Ecosystem interact with Metaverse Web3?
- Digital identity in Metaverse / Virtual reality

- The potential of Climate-neutral payments & sustainability
- Protecting our environment means protecting employees, business friends and their families. Can payment technology deliver meaningful climate action?
- Who is leading the sustainable payments charge?

- Marketplaces & payment methods unlocking the expansion beyond borders
- Optimising FX for cross-border payments
- Cross-border payments on Blockchain
- Focus on the Emerging Markets & growth factors
- Why do local APMs matter?
- Shifting consumer behaviour and new payment methods
- Subscription economy & micropayments

- Technology and Talent are two critical investment factors that will enable financial services and fintech companies to achieve consistent and scalable growth. Payments have become a global career opportunity, and competition for talent within the sector is escalating. The ability of companies to source, hire, develop and retain key staff has become a critical business issue. We will also discuss the critical requirement to attract diverse leadership teams.

- How will commercial payments look like in 2025
- Innovations around B2B payments
- Digital transformation: Success stories

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MPE 2023 Speakers

Anna Maj
Anna Maj
FinTech, Innovation Leader. Senior Advisor,
Chris Jones
Chris Jones
Managing Director, PSE Consulting
David Birch
David Birch
Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion
Elena Emelyanova
Elena Emelyanova
Senior Payments and Fraud manager , Wargaming
Laura McCracken
Laura McCracken
Global MD, eCommerce & Payments, Software & Platforms, Accenture
Žygimantas Kaupas
Žygimantas Kaupas
AppSec Team Lead, Nord Security
Adam Vissing
Adam Vissing
VP Sales & Business Development, IXOPAY
André Moeller
André Moeller
Payments Manager, elli - a brand of Volkswagen Group
Andréa Toucinho
Andréa Toucinho
Director of Studies, Prospective and Training, Partelya Consulting
Andrzej Tomaszewski
Andrzej Tomaszewski
Head of Financial Product, GetResponse
Claire Maslen
Claire Maslen
Marketing Director , Consult Hyperion
Daniel Kornitzer
Daniel Kornitzer
Chief Business Development Officer, Paysafe
David Parker
David Parker
CEO, Polymath Consulting
Diana Carrasco
Diana Carrasco
Managing Director, Head of Merchant Services, Lloyds Banking Group
Gary Munro
Gary Munro
Technical Director, Consult Hyperion
Mark Beresford
Mark Beresford
Director, Edgar, Dunn & Company
Matthias Terlau
Matthias Terlau
Partner, GÖRG business law firm
Maximilian Fuchs
Maximilian Fuchs
Business Development Consultant, CMSPI
Natalie Willems-Rosman
Natalie Willems-Rosman
Merchant Services Sales Executive, Bank of America
Neira Jones
Neira Jones
Independent Advisor & International Speaker ,
Pavel Kaminsky
Pavel Kaminsky
Founder & CEO, 7Security
Ron van Wezel
Ron van Wezel
Senior analyst, Aite Group
Simon Stokes
Simon Stokes
Senior Partner, Payments and FinTech, Greenings
Simon Burrows
Simon Burrows
Partner, FS Technology, Payments & Value Creation, EY
Volker Schloenvoigt
Volker Schloenvoigt
Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company
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Join 350+ Global Merchants in „MERCHANT HOSTED PROGRAM“

Participate in high-level networking at MPE 2023

Connect and network with payment professionals from top global merchants

Dedicated program sessions and peer-to-peer discussions

Benchmark and learn from other merchants from various verticals in workshops and topical tables. Get involved in group chats / Q&A sessions with industry experts and get answers to your burning questions.

- Focused workshop sessions on merchants‘ key pain points as identified by the merchants' community: How to obtain new customers, increase conversion and grow the business? What to do to lower costs and optimise payment operations? Effective risk & fraud management strategies. How to improve the lifetime value of a customer? These and other crucial subjects for merchant payments operations will be covered in the MERCHANT HOSTED PROGRAM WORKSHOPS

Merchants please claim your free ticket here: mpe@merchantpaymentsecosystem.com. Subject to approval.

Testimonials

MPE 2023 Advisory Board

The MPE Advisory Board is carefully built from top experts in CNP, POS and merchant payment acceptance area.

David Birch
David Birch
Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion
Elena Emelyanova
Elena Emelyanova
Senior Payments and Fraud manager , Wargaming
James Booth
James Booth
VP - Head of Partnerships, EMEA, PPRO
Panteha Pedram
Panteha Pedram
Director of Risk Operations and Products, Worldline
Paul Adams
Paul Adams
Head of Acquiring Products, Barclaycard Payments
Zachary Powers
Zachary Powers
Payments Leader,
Alan Moss
Alan Moss
MD Europe for Western Europe, Newland Payment Technology
Andréa Toucinho
Andréa Toucinho
Director of Studies, Prospective and Training, Partelya Consulting
Anirudh Narla
Anirudh Narla
Head of Payments (Director of Product), Hopper
Anna Maj
Anna Maj
FinTech, Innovation Leader. Senior Advisor,
Brittany Allen
Brittany Allen
Trust & Safety Architect, Sift
Daniel Kornitzer
Daniel Kornitzer
Chief Business Development Officer, Paysafe
David Parker
David Parker
CEO, Polymath Consulting
Debbie Crawford
Debbie Crawford
Vice President, Acquirer Management Europe, Mastercard
Dorota Zimnoch
Dorota Zimnoch
Global Industry Strategist, Microsoft
Kestas Saulis
Kestas Saulis
Head of Payments, Nord Security
Kurt Schmid
Kurt Schmid
Marketing & Innovation Director Secure Digital Payments , Netcetera
Louise Garratt
Louise Garratt
Sr. Manager, International Consumer Payments, Enterprise Consumer Payments, The Walt Disney Company
Matteo Gamba
Matteo Gamba
Product Lead - Payments, Wayfair
Mélisande Mual
Mélisande Mual
Managing Director, Publisher, The Paypers
Neira Jones
Neira Jones
Independent Advisor & International Speaker ,
Paul Rodgers
Paul Rodgers
Chairman, Vendorcom
Pavel Kaminsky
Pavel Kaminsky
Founder & CEO, 7Security
Ralf Gladis
Ralf Gladis
Founder & CEO, Computop
Volker Schloenvoigt
Volker Schloenvoigt
Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company

Venue

InterContinental Berlin

Budapester Strasse 2
10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 26020
berlin@ihg.com
Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 18:00
berlin.intercontinental.com

InterContinental Berlin Hotel is the event venue. To book the hotel room, please use hotel's online reservation tool: https://book.passkey.com/go/MPE2023.
The online reservation tool provides the preferential room rates including breakfast, internet and VAT (starting from €209/single bedroom).

*Please beware of companies who contact exhibitors offering to sell an event attendee list as they are unlikely to have the rights or accurate information to make these lists available. Our database of visitors is confidential information and is not sold or made available to third parties (other than small extracts made available to exhibitors in connection with matchmaking/lead generation services) and our visitor and exhibitor lists are protected by copyright which prevents unauthorised copying.

We can confirm that should you receive such an email, it is a scam and, as a reputable, global company, we do not share our database for any reason.

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