MPE 2022 / July 5-7 2022, Berlin
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1200+

attendees

120+

speakers

300+

merchants

70+

sponsors & exhibitors

WELCOME TO MPE 2022 CONFERENCE

The European #1 Merchant Payments Event

Join 1,200+ of the World’s brightest minds in merchant payments to learn, network, and connect about the Future of Card Acquiring and Payments Acceptance.

On 5-7 July 2022, over 120 TOP industry speakers will discuss trends and strategies for surviving and thriving in changing landscape. Expect the MPE 2022 conference program organised in 4 tracks, consisting of hyper-focused speeches, panels and live Q&A sessions to help take your business to the next level.

WHY THE MERCHANT PAYMENTS COMMUNITY LOVES THE MPE 2022?

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WHO ATTENDS?

100% PAYMENT ACCEPTANCE FOCUS || 83% EUROPEAN FOCUS

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MPE Agenda

QUALITY PROGRAM with BRIGHTEST MINDS in merchant payments || ENGAGING FORMAT sessions, NEW COMPOSITION of tracks and the NAVIGATION through topical blocks || MPE MERCHANT ROOMS PROGRAM || Interactive deep-knowledge WORKSHOPS || Instant availability of RECORDINGS and more...

KEY TOPICS AND FEATURES OF MPE AGENDA:

- Convergence of standard payment rails & digital transformation
- Partnerships, M&A trends, current market drivers, challenges, trends
- End-to-end holistic merchant solutions & payment optimization
- New operation business models & revenue sources in acquiring and processing
- Payment orchestration, aggregation, marketplaces and platform economies as the key payment trends
- The rise of corporate acquirers
- Navigating the B2B payments landscape

- OPEN FINANCE as the next chapter of open banking
- Retail payments strategy, PSD3 & Regulation
- Exploring fragmented Open banking market in Europe
- Security and interoperability of new products and technologies
- BaaS and PaaS

- Post hype analysis, Impacts on merchants, New opportunities based on discussions around SCA
- Implementation of best practices, focus on exemptions
- Data and insights on current EMV 3DS performance

- The coming digital currencies boom and why the adoption is falling short in merchant payments
- Benefits and perks of accepting Cryptocurrencies
-The irresistible drive toward CBDCs
- Crypto mergers & acquisitions

- The micropayment economy
- Buy now pay later (BNPL), Variable recurring payments (VRPs) & Request to pay (RTP)
- UNIFIED COMMERCE
- Cross-border: International expansion strategies

- Leveraging the full power of payment data
- Cashierless shopping & Trust
- Improving CX whilst keeping the fraud protection, tokenisation, SCA / SRC
- TOKENISATION/NETWORK TOKENS
- Pandemic-fueled trends & strategies for chargebacks & payment declines
- Digital identity, biometrics & personalised services

- The new breed of retail UX
- Omnichannel solutions for the connected customer in the new era of commerce and stores
- The tech behind mPOS/SoftPOS: QR codes, Pin-on-glass, Tap-on-Phone, Pay-by-glance
- Digital wallets pioneers and the deployment of "superapps"
- The next generation of Wearables
- Payments & VAS

- EU Retail payment strategy, EPI, e-wallet and digital currencies
- PSD2 compliance and the future of payments and payment regulation
- Evolution of regulation, the new European regulation for large digital platforms, PSD3 as future
- CBDC and open finance

- Merchant focussed sessions to discus challenges the industry is facing in Gaming and Travel
- A 2-year PAYMENTS roadmap for merchants
- Taking the complexity away from merchants: Intelligent & efficient payment routing, reducing payments costs, alternative payments
- Merchant-Issuer Collaboration roundtable

- Dragon’s den style presentations showcasing ground-breaking ideas improving merchant payments in front of the JURY accompanied by discussion on Fin-tech startups re-building payment acceptance, powering cutting-edge tech and ROI, successful fin-tech & Innovation models

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MPE 2022 Speakers

Candice Pressinger
Candice Pressinger
Director of Customer Data Security and Fraud, Elavon Merchant Services
David Birch
David Birch
Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion
David Kenneth Houseman
David Kenneth Houseman
Executive Director of Product, Commerce, The New York Times
Diana Carrasco
Diana Carrasco
Managing Director, Head of Merchant Services, Lloyds Banking Group
Matteo Gamba
Matteo Gamba
Product Lead - Payments, Wayfair
Nina Pütz
Nina Pütz
CEO, Ratepay
Achiya Fried
Achiya Fried
Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, Finaro
Ahmad Saif
Ahmad Saif
CTO, dejamobile
Alan Moss
Alan Moss
MD Europe for Western Europe, Newland Payment Technology
Alex Reddish
Alex Reddish
Managing Director, Tribe Payments
Alexandra Bloomfield
Alexandra Bloomfield
Payments Industry Specialist, BT Group
Alfredo Soria
Alfredo Soria
Corporate Partnerships Fintech Europe at Plug and Play Tech Center, Plug and Play
Amos Kater
Amos Kater
Head of Products, Currence iDEAL b.v.
Andréa Toucinho
Andréa Toucinho
Director of Studies, Prospective and Training, Partelya Consulting
Andreas Melan
Andreas Melan
Head of IKEA Group Payments, IKEA
Andrew Edem
Andrew Edem
Global Head of Innovation, PPRO
Anirudh Narla
Anirudh Narla
Head of Payments (Director of Product), Hopper
Anupam Majumdar
Anupam Majumdar
Principal, Flagship Advisory Partners
Arnaud Crouzet
Arnaud Crouzet
Vice President Consulting, Payment and Smart Mobility, Fime
Ash Sharma
Ash Sharma
Head of Crypto Partnerships, Checkout.com
Bart  Willems
Bart Willems
Director, Global Acceptance, Discover Global Network
Brian Hanrahan
Brian Hanrahan
CEO, Nuapay
Brittany Allen
Brittany Allen
Trust & Safety Architect, Sift
Catherine Malec
Catherine Malec
Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Accertify
Chinmay Jain
Chinmay Jain
CTO, WLPayments
Christian Pirkner
Christian Pirkner
Executive Chairman, Bluecode
Christophe Bourbier
Christophe Bourbier
Managing Director at Thunes Collections, Thunes
Ciaran O'Malley
Ciaran O'Malley
Vice President of Financial Services & E-Commerce, Trustly
Claire Maslen
Claire Maslen
Marketing Director , Consult Hyperion
Dan Graf
Dan Graf
Founder & CEO, Earthchain
Daniel Kornitzer
Daniel Kornitzer
Chief Business Development Officer, Paysafe
Daria Berdnikova
Daria Berdnikova
Business Development - DACH & CEE, Klarna
David Parker
David Parker
CEO, Polymath Consulting
David Jeffrey
David Jeffrey
Product Director – Intelligent Payments and Risk Solutions, Barclaycard Payments
David Sebel
David Sebel
Head of Commercial Excellence , PayU
Dennis McNulty
Dennis McNulty
Director of Payments, GetYourGuide
Dietmar Maierhöfer
Dietmar Maierhöfer
Senior Product Manager in Payments & Tokenization, Giesecke + Devrient
Dorota Zimnoch
Dorota Zimnoch
Global Industry Strategist, Microsoft
Ellen Kuder
Ellen Kuder
Vice President Ecosystem Growth, Arvato Financial Solutions
Elżbieta Wróbel
Elżbieta Wróbel
Business Development Manager, Polski Standard Płatności Sp. z o.o. (BLIK)
Eric Barbier
Eric Barbier
Founder & CEO, TripleA
Eva-Maria Baumer
Eva-Maria Baumer
General Manager EMEA, Ethoca
Eyal Raab
Eyal Raab
VP BD & Sales, Riskified
Faheem Bakshi
Faheem Bakshi
VP of Payments, Kinguin
Federico Gambi
Federico Gambi
Director Merchant Solutions Europe - Acceptance Products, Mastercard
Fiona Robinson
Fiona Robinson
Sustainability (Priceless Planet) Product Director, Mastercard
Francesco Simoneschi
Francesco Simoneschi
Co-Founder and CEO, Truelayer
Francesco Burelli
Francesco Burelli
Partner, Arkwright Consulting
Gábor Bujáki
Gábor Bujáki
Cross-border sales - senior consultant, OTP Bank
Galit Shani-Michel
Galit Shani-Michel
VP Payments, Forter
Gary Munro
Gary Munro
Technical Director, Consult Hyperion
Gihan A.M Hyde
Gihan A.M Hyde
CEO & Founder, CommUnique
Gijs Boudewijn
Gijs Boudewijn
General Manager, Dutch Payments Association
Gregory Bret
Gregory Bret
VP Sales for Europe, Market Pay
Hakan Eroglu
Hakan Eroglu
Global Open Data & Open Banking Lead for Data & Services, Mastercard
Helen Owen
Helen Owen
VP of Marketing , Tribe Payments
Igal Rotem
Igal Rotem
Chief Executive Officer, Finaro
Isavella Frangou
Isavella Frangou
VP of Sales and Marketing, payabl.
Janusz Diemko
Janusz Diemko
Payment consultant / angel investor, JD Payments Consulting
Jason Lane
Jason Lane
EVP, Market Development Europe, Mastercard
Jeppe Juul-Andersen
Jeppe Juul-Andersen
Chief Commercial Officer, Large & Key Account, Dankort– Merchant Service , Nets, part of Nexi group
Jeremy King
Jeremy King
VP, Regional Head for Europe,, PCI Security Standards Council
Jerry Fosker
Jerry Fosker
Head of Payments Network Alliances EMEA, Discover Global Network
Joao Moura
Joao Moura
CEO, Fraudio
John O'Brien
John O'Brien
SVP, Head of Commercial, dLocal
Jozef Klaassen
Jozef Klaassen
VP of Open Banking Sales, Mastercard
Katharina Luschnik
Katharina Luschnik
Head of Payments Solutions, Aiia, a MasterCard company
Katie Chabvonga
Katie Chabvonga
BPO Global Banking Offering Lead, DXC Technology
Keren Aviasaf Migdal
Keren Aviasaf Migdal
Co-Founder & CEO, PaymentsOp
Kieran Mongey
Kieran Mongey
Senior Principal Solution Consultant, Payments Risk Management, ACI Worldwide
Kurt Schmid
Kurt Schmid
Marketing & Innovation Director Secure Digital Payments , Netcetera
Laszlo Kiss
Laszlo Kiss
Retail Sales Director, Germany, OTP Bank
Laura Treude
Laura Treude
Head of International Payments, Douglas
Laura McCracken
Laura McCracken
Global MD, eCommerce & Payments, Software & Platforms, Accenture
Magdalena Kubisa
Magdalena Kubisa
Business Development Director, Polski Standard Płatności (BLIK)
Mahaveer Shah
Mahaveer Shah
Chief Marketing Officer, FEITIAN Technologies
Marco Conte
Marco Conte
Payments and Risk Consultant & Co-Founder, Payment Universe
Maria Parpou
Maria Parpou
Executive Vice President, Payment Gateway Services, Mastercard
Mark Waring
Mark Waring
Senior Associate, The Strawhecker Group
Mark Beresford
Mark Beresford
Director, Edgar, Dunn & Company
Mark Barlow
Mark Barlow
Chief Product Officer, Ravelin
Martin Zeisel
Martin Zeisel
Senior Business Development Manager Secure Digital Payments, Netcetera
Martina Weimert
Martina Weimert
CEO, European Payments Initiative
Matthias Knecht
Matthias Knecht
Co-Founder, Billie
Michael Boel
Michael Boel
Head of local clearing, Banking Circle
Michael Gaskin
Michael Gaskin
Senior DevOps Manager Global E-Commerce, PUMA
Michael Lane
Michael Lane
VP of Sales, Token
Michalis Michaelides
Michalis Michaelides
Director Of Sales And Business Development, Europe, BPC Banking Technologies
Mike Goodenough
Mike Goodenough
Global Head of eRetail, Digital Commerce, Worldline
Moshe Selfin
Moshe Selfin
Chief Operations and Chief Technology Officer, Finaro
Muayad Sayd-Ali
Muayad Sayd-Ali
Head of Marketplaces and Payfacs, PPRO
Nakjo Shishkov
Nakjo Shishkov
Lead Portfolio Architect, Netcetera
Natalie Willems-Rosman
Natalie Willems-Rosman
Merchant Services Sales Executive, Bank of America
Neira Jones
Neira Jones
Independent Advisor & International Speaker ,
Nick Hawkins
Nick Hawkins
Global Partnerships Director, Accertify
Nilixa Devlukia
Nilixa Devlukia
Founder, Payments Solved
Nitzan Tal
Nitzan Tal
Head of In-Store Partnerships , Klarna
Okan Ozaltin
Okan Ozaltin
GM, Payments, Signifyd
Olivier Denecker
Olivier Denecker
Expert Partner, McKinsey & Company
Paiak Vaid
Paiak Vaid
Head of Global Partnerships, TrueLayer
Pamela Della Motta
Pamela Della Motta
Director of Product|Subscription Platforms, The New York Times
Panteha Pedram
Panteha Pedram
Director of Risk Operations and Products, Worldline
Paul Rodgers
Paul Rodgers
Chairman, Vendorcom
Paul Adams
Paul Adams
Head of Acquiring Products, Barclaycard Payments
Pavel Kaminsky
Pavel Kaminsky
Founder & CEO, 7Security
Peter Theunis
Peter Theunis
Head of Payments, EMEA, Endava
Ralf Gladis
Ralf Gladis
Founder & CEO, Computop
Ralf Krauß
Ralf Krauß
Head of Payment, idealo internet
Ralph Piater-Frankenfeld
Ralph Piater-Frankenfeld
Country Manager | SVP Sales DACH, Checkout.com
Reinhard Hoell
Reinhard Hoell
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Richard Douglas
Richard Douglas
Co-Founder, CEO, Island Pay
Rob Eleveld
Rob Eleveld
CEO, Ekata
Ron van Wezel
Ron van Wezel
Senior analyst, Aite Group
Russel Fernandes
Russel Fernandes
Head of Product – Card present payments, Trust Payments
Sam Langsford
Sam Langsford
Inbound payments specialist, INGKA Global treasury
Sami Karhunen
Sami Karhunen
CEO & Partner, Pine & Cone
Sarel Tal
Sarel Tal
VP, EMEA, Rapyd
Simon Stokes
Simon Stokes
Senior Partner, Payments and FinTech, Greenings
Simon Kleine
Simon Kleine
Director of Communications, EMVCo
Sophocles Ioannou
Sophocles Ioannou
Business Development Manager for Europe and Latin America, OpenWay Group
Stanley Skoglund
Stanley Skoglund
Co-Founder & Director, Minerva
Steven Bisoffi
Steven Bisoffi
Payment Specialist, Policy & Strategy, Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)
Sunil Jhamb
Sunil Jhamb
Founder & CEO, WLPayments
Svetlin Dobrev
Svetlin Dobrev
COO, NOTO
Thomas Ficht
Thomas Ficht
Head of Payment, Risk and Customer Accounts, MYTOYS GROUP
Uriah Mitz
Uriah Mitz
Customer Success Manager, anodot
Valdis Janovs
Valdis Janovs
Head of Instant, Retail Payments and Cards, Tietoevry
Volker Schloenvoigt
Volker Schloenvoigt
Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company
Wojtek Paprota
Wojtek Paprota
Founder & CEO, Walletmor
Zoltan Takacs
Zoltan Takacs
Head of Finance, PayU Credit
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Participate in high-level networking at MPE 2022

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.

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MPE 2022 Advisory Board

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

Anna Maj
Anna Maj
FinTech, Innovation Leader. Senior Advisor,
David Parker
David Parker
CEO, Polymath Consulting
David Birch
David Birch
Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion
Debbie Crawford
Debbie Crawford
Vice President, Acquirer Management Europe, Mastercard
Elena Emelyanova
Elena Emelyanova
Senior Payments and Fraud manager , Wargaming
Paul Adams
Paul Adams
Head of Acquiring Products, Barclaycard Payments
Alan Moss
Alan Moss
MD Europe for Western Europe, Newland Payment Technology
Andréa Toucinho
Andréa Toucinho
Director of Studies, Prospective and Training, Partelya Consulting
Daniel Kornitzer
Daniel Kornitzer
Chief Business Development Officer, Paysafe
Florian Jensen
Florian Jensen
Global Fraud & Payments Director, Glovo
James Booth
James Booth
VP - Head of Partnerships, EMEA, PPRO
Kurt Schmid
Kurt Schmid
Marketing & Innovation Director Secure Digital Payments , Netcetera
Mélisande Mual
Mélisande Mual
Managing Director, Publisher, The Paypers
Neira Jones
Neira Jones
Independent Advisor & International Speaker ,
Nilixa Devlukia
Nilixa Devlukia
Founder, Payments Solved
Paul Rodgers
Paul Rodgers
Chairman, Vendorcom
Ralf Gladis
Ralf Gladis
Founder & CEO, Computop
Thomas Pernot
Thomas Pernot
Online Business – Payment and Fraud Manager, Square Enix
Volker Schloenvoigt
Volker Schloenvoigt
Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company
Wilco Slabbekoorn
Wilco Slabbekoorn
Senior Vice President Retail Europe | Omnichannel Payments, Nets Group
Zachary Powers
Zachary Powers
Director of Payments Strategy, FareHarbor & Booking.com

MPE Booking Guarantee

The MPE “Booking with Confidence Guarantee” gives you peace of mind and allows you to plan and prepare for your participation at MPE 2022 Conference.

Should the event have to be rescheduled due to the ongoing pandemic your booking will be transferred to the rescheduled date and you will be provided with a credit note* which can be used for the next MPE live event date.

If you are unable to attend the MPE 2022 due to government restrictions, or due to COVID-19, and or your stay in the quarantine you will be provided with a credit voucher that is fully transferable - either to a colleague to attend in 2022 or as a credit to you to MPE future events.

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’s online reservation tool provides the preferential room rates including breakfast & VAT (starting from €189/single bedroom, €210/double bedroom)
https://book.passkey.com/go/MPE2022July

Since the hotel is nearly full, rooms are provided based on availability!

Need a place to stay? MPE 2022 partnered with Stay22 to find you the best accommodation options near the conference venue. Compare hotels and Airbnbs and book today for the best price.

View Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference hotels and apartments on Stay22

*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.

Please beware of hotel booking companies who contact exhibitors claiming to be either a preferred supplier or, in some cases, working for our event, demand up front payment, charge substantial penalties for changes and cancellation and may not even make a reservation with the unapproved hotel. You should always read the small print.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at mpe@empiriagroup.eu with any questions or to report unauthorized activities.

F.A.Q.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM & NETWORKING EVENTS

The event will begin in the morning at 9:00 AM (CEST) AM (CEST). Please check out https://www.merchantpaymentsecosystem.com/agenda for the official program.
The event will approximately end at 3:00 PM (CEST) on the 7th of July.

As all workshop rooms have a limited capacity, you will access the workshops on First come first served basis.

Yes, since the MPE Awards Gala Dinner seats are limited, you need to register.
Please check with MPE team about availability.

You can find the conference programme on our website and in the event app.

Conference App Explained

Yes, same as every year we have an official event app. You will receive the access the App details via email two weeks prior the event. Brella is the MPE conference official App. It will enable you to get in touch with other participants, preschedule your on-site meetings, create your agenda, and many more.

You will receive an invitation to access our event app via e-mail two few weeks prior to the event.

On-site app support will be provided to all participants. In case you have any questions in advance, please contact our team directly: mpe@merchantpaymentsecosystem.com

Miscellaneous Qs

You will receive and email with the QR code (instead of printable ticket) and you will be asked to present the QR code on-site at the registration.
If you are not able to find your ticket, please check your spam folder or mpe@merchantpaymentsecosystem.com

The conference will be held in English. There will be no translation into German.

You can call one of the common numbers e.g. +49 30 202020 or +49 30 443322 and ask for a taxi to Intercontinental Hotel Berlin (Budapester Strasse. 2, Berlin). You can also use apps like MyTaxi or Uber. If you need further assistance, the staff at the reception desk is happy to assist you.

Yes, MPE offers several charging stations on site

Yes, you will get the access code to Wi-Fi at the registration

The dress code is business casual.

All recorded presentations from the conference will be available on-demand in the conference app the following day.

Copies of the presentations will be shared with MPE2022 participants shortly after the event.

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