On 9th October 2015, The E-Payments Conference “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” took place at City North Hotel where guest speaker David Birch, from London-based Consult Hyperion, which specialises in secure electronic transfers, spoke on the future of the e-payments sector.

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Denis Cummins, President DKIT, Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Dave Birch, Consult Hyperion, Richard Hanlon, VESTA and Brian MacCraith, President DCU at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
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9.30am: Welcome Address: Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

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Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews

9.50am: Introduction by Dennis Cummins, President DKIT

Panel Discussion: Chaired by Richard Hanlon, Vesta
Vesta logoPanel: Brian MacCraith (President DCU), David Birch (Consult Hyperion), Denis Curran (IDA Ireland), Dave Anderson (Bynk.me), Garrett Cassidy (Abarta Consulting).

  • State of Payments Sector in Ireland
  • Regionalisation / Opportunities for smaller Fintech Companies
  • R&D in Payments Sector
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Denis Cummins, President DKIT at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Richard Hanlon, VESTA at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Panel, Denis Curran, IDA, Brian Mac Craith, President DCU, Dave Anderson, Bynk.me, Garrett Cassidy, Abarta Consulting and David Birch, Consult Hyperion at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
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11.20am: Keynote Presentation – David Birch, Consult Hyperion
“The Future of Payments Industry”

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David Birch, Consult Hyperion

David BirchDavid Birch is a Director of London-based, Consult Hyperion, the IT consultancy that specialises in secure electronic transactions. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money, was named one of Wired magazine’s global top 15 favourite sources of business information, listed in the European “Power 50” for digital financial services, rated a NextBank “Fintech Titan” and ranked Europe’s most influential commentator on the emerging payments field. His latest book “Identity is the New Money” was published in April 2014.

 

12.20pm: VC/Startup Panel Discussion – Chaired by Alan Costello, Ruby Consulting
Panel: Frontline VC (Will Prendergast, Partner), CurrencyFair (Chief Operating Officer, Michael O’Donovan), Aphix Software (Graham O’Rourke, CEO), Brendan McCormack (Enterprise Ireland), Dermot Berkery (Delta Partners).

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1.15 pm: Light Lunch / Networking

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Irene McCausland, DKIT and Alan Costello, Ruby Consulting at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Breanndán Casey, The Mill, Thomas McEvoy, Louth LEO and Denis Curran, IDA at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Fintin Byrne and Michael O’Donovan from CurrencyFair at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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“Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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“Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Thomas McEvoy, LEO louth and Deirdre Craven, IDA Ireland at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Adam Jermyn, BOI and Eoin Kinsella, Elavon at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Brian MacCraith, President DCU with Bernadette Treanor, BEO Solutions at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews
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Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation with Graham O’Rourke, Aphix Software at the “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” E-Payments Conference at the City North Hotel.
Photo: Jenny Matthews

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