FinTech Summit – The Token Economy at MWC Barcelona 2022

FinTech Summit – The Token Economy at MWC Barcelona 2022

Start: Wednesday 2 March 2022 10:30

End: Wednesday 2 March 2022 16:15

Venue: Industry City Stage, Hall 4, Fira Gran Via

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The FinTech Summit at MWC Barcelona 2022 will explore the latest emerging themes, showcase case studies, and highlight future opportunities. Brought to you by leading industry experts we will blend the practical experience of how the mobile eco-system has harnessed the power of fintech to redefine markets whilst also looking forward to examining how emerging trends are combining to create a powerful force to accelerate the development of the token economy.

We will also be launching the GSMA FinTech Forum, bringing together key partners across the mobile eco-system. The forum will help to review key trends, capture new opportunities, drive collaboration, and support global alignment.

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Event Agenda

Session 1: Digital Assets Landscape

Time: 10:15 – 11:15

With the valuation of the digital asset class now greater than the GDP of individual countries, digital currencies are now mainstream. Whether crypto, CBDC’s or stablecoin, digital currencies are now a high-profile news item powering the debate on the token economy. Similarly, NFTs are emerging as an exciting proposition.

In this session, we will explore the key trends and the opportunities for the mobile eco-system.

Session 2: The Rise of Scam Attacks

Time: 11:30 – 12:15

As Commerce uses increasingly sophisticated technology to fight fraud, there is a growing trend of fraudsters now deploying social engineering scams as an attack vector.

This session will explore how increased collaboration between key stakeholders across the eco-system has enabled the development of innovative solutions to increase security and enhance user experience.

Session 3: Web3.0 – The Metaverse

Time: 12:30 – 13:30

Whilst the subject of much media interest it’s also true that metaverse is now a common term featuring frequently in major tech companies’ earnings calls and a significant focus of the strategy. Often referenced as web 3.0, it’s a term used to describe the evolution of the internet, a future state blending physical and digital experiences, including identity, payments, entertainment, and social media, whilst also unlocking new digital business models.

In our session at MWC will explore the current landscape, the vision and the implications and opportunities for the mobile eco-system.

Session 4:  FinTech Disruption 

Time: 14:15 – 15:15

Over the past decade, mobile networks have been leveraging fintech partnerships to create market entry strategies with innovative, disruptive propositions creating substantial new value pools for shareholders.

At the same time, the power of fintech has been witnessed with the emergence of new digital-only propositions and incumbents harnessing fintech to accelerate growth strategies.

In our focus on disruption, we will examine case studies of how fintech is enabling the creation of powerful, disruptive propositions that are redefining the market.

Session 5: Transformation of Payments

Time: 15:30 – 16:15

Recent years has seen an explosion in mobile wallet-based payment solutions offering real convenience to consumers, with a number developing into super apps. Digital currencies create a real threat of disintermediation and new regulation such as Open Banking is increasing competition. There have been huge disruptions in e-commerce and point-of-sale (pos) payments with new value propositions delivering seamless experiences and displacing cash. IoT technologies- watches, fridges, cars, smart speakers-are creating multiple payment opportunities and transforming the payment experience. The growth of electronic transactions is accelerating. In this session, industry experts will review the key developments and discuss what’s next for future payments.

The Fintech Summit is open for sponsorship and speaker proposals. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Our Speakers

Richard Cockle

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Brian Gorman

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Lauren Jones

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Keiron Dalton

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Glyn Povah

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Zhang Yi

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George Held

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Jens Herrmann

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Sitoyo Lopokoiyit

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George Cray

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Sulabh Agarwal

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Sophia Bantanidis

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Astha Bhardwaj

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Luis Ramirez

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Julia Carbajal

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Puneet Chopra

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Brian J. Smyth

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Tad Brockway

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Jim McKelvey

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Melanie Cutlan

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Jason Warnke

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