Top tier speaker roster complemented by exclusive networking and exhibitor experiences, including the SiriusXM connected car
OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The roster of high-profile speakers at The Payments Canada SUMMIT continues to grow with the addition of Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Resilient and Special Advisor, IBM Security. As an internationally renowned security technologist, author and security expert, Bruce will discuss Internet of Things security during his keynote talk, What does security look like in a world where everything could be a computer?, on the first day of The SUMMIT.
The SUMMIT provides an opportunity for the payments industry to connect and understand the future-state of payments and technology, where Canada fits in the global ecosystem, and how the modernization transformation will impact us as a nation, as an industry and as individuals.
Other notable speakers in attendance will include:
- Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Founder of the World Wide Web
- Victor G. Dodig, President & CEO of CIBC
- Marjan Delatinne, Global Head of Banking at Ripple
- Sam Vassa, CEO of Payment Evolution
- Rene McIver, Chief Security Officer, SecureKey
- Jose Ribau, EVP of Digital & Innovation at Cadillac Fairview
- Chloé Poirier, VP, Treasurer at Bombardier Inc.
- Richard Prior, Director of International Policy at Kabbage
"We're astounded by the level of talent and innovation that will be in one room at this year's conference," said Justin Ferrabee, Chief Operating Officer of Payments Canada. "From high-profile speakers to showcasing new paytech and offering integrated networking opportunities, there is no other conference in the world like The Payments Canada SUMMIT."
The SUMMIT is expected to attract more than 1,800 industry leaders, innovators and challengers from over 400 companies spanning the globe. The three-day event will be held in Toronto, Ontario, at the Beanfield Centre from May 14-16, 2019. Members of the Media are invited to attend. For details and registration information, visit thesummit.ca, or subscribe for news and updates.
Exclusive networking experiences with The SUMMIT Social and Networking app
The SUMMIT Social offers a casual social event and networking experience following the close of the Main Stage on May 15. The event will feature live music by The St. Royals and other festivities.
The latest information on the speakers, attendees and exhibitions at The SUMMIT will be available using The Payments Canada SUMMIT app. Conference attendees can also participate in an exclusive networking opportunity using the Networking feature in The SUMMIT app. This feature allows attendees to select a topic and they will be paired with a subject matter expert for a 15-minute meeting. Attendees can register as an expert to host a meeting on a topic of their choice.
New SUMMIT Interactive Zone exhibitor
Just announced, The SUMMIT's Interactive Zone will feature a SiriusXM Connected Vehicle. This is an exclusive look at SiriusXM's seamless interface, designed to mitigate the risk of driver distraction and revolutionize consumers' daily life with in-vehicle intelligence that helps motorists stay connected, productive and safe – and even make payments. SUMMIT attendees will experience first-hand the technology that powers the SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services.
About Payments Canada
Payments Canada ensures that financial transactions in Canada are carried out safely and securely each day. The organization underpins the Canadian financial system and economy by owning and operating Canada's payment clearing and settlement infrastructure, including associated systems, bylaws, rules and standards. The value of payments cleared and settled by Payments Canada in 2018 was more than $52 trillion or $209 billion each business day. These encompass a wide range of payments made by Canadians and businesses involving inter-bank transactions, including those made with debit cards, pre-authorized debits, direct deposits, bill payments, wire payments and cheques. Payments Canada is a proud supporter of the Catalyst Accord and the 30% Club.
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Renseignements: Tricia Weagant, Payments Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-806-5168