What tech is shaping the future of payments?

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Wednesday 28 July, 9.00am-10.30am – Online

In this second 90-minute online session in The Hub 2021 Series, we heard from New Zealand keynote speaker Melissa Clark-Reynolds. A serial technology entrepreneur, Melissa who set the scene and shared insights on how to thrive in an era of disruption. 

Our keynote was followed by the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hon Dr David Clark, who shared his thoughts and aspirations on the wider digital economy and digital enablement in New Zealand. He spoke about how he sees payments systems fitting into the digital economy. 

This was followed by a panel of local and international speakers who discussed how technology continues to revolutionise the way financial services are consumed, regulated and disseminated. The panel drew on their own perspectives and experiences, sharing how certain technological advancements have accelerated change within their respective regional markets, as well as brought with it a range of challenges and opportunities.


Programme outline

9.00am - 9.05am Opening remarks & introduction
Steve Wiggins , Chief Executive, Payments NZ
9.05am - 9.45am New Zealand keynote speaker
Melissa Clark-Reynolds, ONZM, ChMInstD, Foresight Practitioner and Professional Director
9.45am - 10.00am Ministerial update
Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, New Zealand Parliament
10.00am - 10.25am Panel discussion
Soumya Srinivasan, Consultant - Payments and Strategy, Split Payments
Mac Wang, Head of Australia and New Zealand, Stripe
Tom Greenwood, CEO, VOLT
Ivana Tranchini, Head of Products & Solutions, Visa New Zealand & South Pacific
10.25am - 10.30am Closing remarks