Future XB Payment Summit 2022

Transforming Cross Border Payments
Through Innovation & Collaboration

  • 15th & 16th November 2022
  • The Address, Dubai Mall
  • Dubai
  •  UAE
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Future XB Payment Summit 2022

The inaugural Future XB Payment Summit will deliver a holistic view of recent remediation technology developments and emerging contaminants.

It is a unique platform that connects the pioneers of the remittance world to exchange ideas on the industry’s changing landscape.

The two-day summit will host 30+ speakers and attract 100+ industry-specific experts to discuss the best practices on various strategic and operational topics covering cross-border payments, compliance challenges, data protection strategies, AI and Blockchain technologies, etc.

The summit will provide a platform for senior, international tech, and digital officials and professionals to connect with governments, policymakers, remittance experts, and sector professionals to discuss the key priorities while discovering new strategies for UAE’s remittance future.

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Key Sessions

Why UAE?

The leading UAE exchange house registered a 212 percent increase in its digital money transfer transactions from January to December last year after introducing a mobile app before the pandemic outbreak.

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The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE), together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub Centre in Honk Kong, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Bank of Thailand, and the Digital Currency Institute of the People’s Bank of China have issued the first Multiple CBDC Bridge.

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The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) collaborates with the leading payment providers to enhance the speed and transparency of cross-border payments.

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The central banks of Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to boost payment system cooperation

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Why Attend?

Understand the latest implementations of policies and procedures under the digital remittance strategy.
Learn about the latest cybersecurity framework to remain resilient and adapt to the ever-changing nature of phishing and cyber-attacks.
Enlighten yourself with the UAE’s new compliance landscape to secure your infrastructure and safeguard the customers against remittance theft.
Explore the power of new technological tools to offer better services at reduced costs.
Draft a vision for cross-border payments beyond 2022.

Industry

Conference Agenda

08:00

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

08:50

WELCOME NOTE FROM MAK CONFERENCES

08:55

OPENING REMARKS FROM THE MASTER OF CEREMONIES

09:00

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Updates from the Public Sector’s Remittance Projects

• How innovation is improving global money movement
• Regulations In Remittances – Challenges and Opportunity

09:20

PRESENTATION: The evolving landscape of cross-border payments

• How innovation is improving global money movement
• Regulations In Remittances – Challenges and Opportunity

08:00

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

08:50

WELCOME NOTE - MAK CONFERENCES

08:55

OPENING REMARKS FROM THE MASTER OF CEREMONIES

09:00

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: UAE’s Digital Payment System and Beyond

• UAE growing digital footprint, drive towards cashless and its impact on digital remittance.

09:20

PRESENTATION: Cloud or On-Premises: Choosing the Right Solution for your Requirements

• Considering the factors such as cost, privacy and flexibility while moving your data to cloud or on- premises infrastructure
• Considering the compliance regulations issued by the government while moving your data to the other servers

Event Speakers

Hasan-Fardan

Hasan Fardan Al Fardan

Chief Executive Officer

Al FARDAN EXCHANGE L.L.C.
Waleed Sadek - Photo

Dr. Waleed Sadek

Founder & CEO

PAYSKY
Speaker photo

Barbara Biro

Cross-Border Payment Expert

RAKBANK
Mr. Zuhursho Rahmatulloev

Zuhursho Rahmatulloev

Co-Founder

ALIF BANK
Rashid-Al-Ansari

Rashid Basheer

Head - Digital Channels

AL ANSARI EXCHANGE
Shafeez-Lulu

Shafeez Fazel

Deputy General Manager

LULU INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE
Mir K Rasool

Mir K Rasool

CMO

INDEX EXCHANGE LLC
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Padmini Gupta

CEO

XARE
Gurminder-

Gurminder Kaur

Head of Compliance

AL ROSTAMANI INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE
Rajesh-Branchx

Rajesh Johnny

Co Founder & CSO

BRANCHX
Mohamed Roushdy

Mohamed Roushdy

Senior Consultant - Digital Transformation and Fintech
IFC - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
JE PIC

Jil Ebanoidze

Payments & Marketplaces
Advisor
BOARD MEMBER & MD GLOBAL IMPACT FINTECH (GIFT)

Who Should Attend?

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Digital Officer
Chief Innovation Officer
Chief Information Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Security Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
VP’s/Head/GM/Directors/Senior Managers/Managers of
IT Security, Information Technology, Cyber-security, Enterprise Mobility, Information Security , Regulatory & Compliance

Why Sponsor?

Network

With the Industry Expert to Learn about the Key Trends

Build

Relationships with the Exchange Houses to understand the Company Requirements

Explore

Business Opportunities by Connecting with Decision-Makers

Achieve

The Desired KPIs and Business Targets.

Position

Your Company as the Leading Solution Provider

Elevate

Your Profile to Ensure Brand Representation.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS 2022

MEDIA PARTNER

Dr. Waleed Sadek

Founder & CEO

Founder & CEO

Dr. Waleed Sadek is the Founder & CEO of PaySky, the leading digital payment solutions provider founded in 2017. With a forward-looking vision and ambitions to redefine and democratize the digital payment ecosystem. PaySky fostered partnerships with different entities as central banks, banks, financial institutions, and telecom operators to provide them with its latest technology in the Middle East and Africa. The company has presence in more than 10 countries namely, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Pakistan, Libya, Sudan, Uganda, Botswana. As a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in digitizing the financial services sector in Egypt and the Middle East, Dr. Sadek established and led several fintech startups. Prior to setting out on his entrepreneurial journey, Dr. Sadek has been sought after for his strategic vision, process-oriented finesse, and his ability to drive innovation within both young and mature businesses. He joined Visa from 2004 to 2008, where he held multiple leadership positions, including the position of Head of the Innovation and New Technologies Department for the Middle East and North Africa. He was also appointed the manager of Visa Global Strategy for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA). Moreover, Dr. Sadek established several companies and served as a Board Member of BITEL EMEA, as well as of Wind Technologies. He is a renowned subject matter expert in the domain of digital financial services & payment systems, and has shared in developing technology standards and market regulations in electronic payments domain. Despite graduating from Ain Shams University’s Faculty of Medicine in the year 2009, Sadek chose to pursue his passion in the field of information technology. Where he would develop innovative solutions in the fintech industry and enable everyone to use it to facilitate their lives and help the economy to grow and prosper. Dr. Waleed Sadek Founder & CEO of PaySky

Barbara Biro

Cross-border Payment Expert

RAKBANK

Innovation Strategy, Fintech & Digital Transformation expert, Futurist, Speaker with broad experience in the MENA region through working with Citibank, Mashreq, Standard Chartered Bank and Rakbank heading the digital transformation. Advisory board member of Surefire Capital in Canada and Strategic advisor of Housing Finance Bank of Uganda. Publicist on the US #1 Digital Banking portal The Financial Brand.

Mr. Zuhursho Rahmatulloev

Co-Founder

Alif Bank

Mr. Zuhursho Rahmatulloev is a Co-Founder of Alif Bank (Tajikistan) and has 12 years of regional experience in banking, fintech, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, Zuhursho led the first international expansion of Alif Bank (aka Alif) into Uzbekistan from 2019 to 2022. Currently, he is tasked to oversee a launch of an innovative remittance product in UAE to digitize and boost remittance flows to top recipient countries. He is a certified Islamic finance professional and holds an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick, UK.

Mir K Rasool

CMO

Index Exchange LLC

Well-versed brand management and growth marketing professional with 18+ years of experience, exclusively in products and services marketing of the world-renowned brands in Retail, Consumer Electronics, Telecom, luxury real estate, and payment solutions.

Creative and forward-thinking leader in a team environment with a focus on big-picture perspectives; translate business plan to success through high-impact marketing and brand messaging in target markets. Strong business acumen, and commercial awareness to effectively design and implement marketing and alliance management strategy, with sole objective of driving volumes and revenue, while managing interests of internal and external stakeholders.

Mohamed Roushdy

Senior Consultant - Digital Transformation and Fintech

IFC - International Finance Corporation

Multi-faceted information technology professional with more than 20 years of extensive experience in different industries and business segments, financial services (conventional, Islamic), conglomerate, real estate, consulting/advisory services, and software services, attaining 15 years experience as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and CXO advisor in leading organizations in GCC. Demonstrated success leading and fostering teams in completing major business and digital transformation programs conforming to unique and challenging goals and timelines while keeping Customer Experience CX and Innovations as a key pillar. Solid background and knowledge in Technology, different business industries, financial services as well as strategic management. Charted success constructing the IT organization and systems of four financial services start-ups (Banks) in MENA as well the first conversion ever for conventional to Islamic Bank.

Jil Ebanoidze

Payments & Marketplaces Advisor

BOARD MEMBER & MD GLOBAL IMPACT FINTECH (GIFT)

Jil Ebanoidze MBA, MS, NLP®: A Fintech leader, NLP coach and a creative Entrepreneur, Guest lecturer. Bringing Neuroscience and Technology together is her passion. A fearless advocate of equality, empathy, sustainability, Inclusion. Jil brings marketplaces, e-commerce and Fintech together to help companies scale and deliver seamless customer experience while building plug and play ecosystem in a regulated environment. She managed global finance digital transformation at eBay and Naspers group and currently serving as an interim Payments Director for Booking.com Jil is an advocate of Inclusive and sustainable finance. Working in developing countries to help scale SMEs via bringing emerging technologies and democratizing Fintech education while staying engaged in cutting edge innovation in advanced economies. She believes in narrowing the gap between developing and developed world for a sustainable global economy. While being a Managing Director of Global Impact Fintech (GIFT) forum (globalimpactfintech.org), she works closely with 500 C-level members to make an impact.
Having worked with over 100 cultures and being a woman in tech Jil has realized the importance of accepting true self and finding a balance which led her to launching Maison AVAZA (maisonavaza.com) – a human development business, that helps individuals realize the possibility and power of revealing their authentic True Self for both personal and professional success. AVAZA’s approach promotes personal wellness through look and feel, each expression complementary to the other.