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.
9.30am: Welcome Address: Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
9.50am: Introduction by Dennis Cummins, President DKIT
Panel Discussion: Chaired by Richard Hanlon, Vesta
Panel: 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
11.20am: Keynote Presentation – David Birch, Consult Hyperion
“The Future of Payments Industry”
David 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.