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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
My Digital Banking Nirvana
Jim Marous, Publisher, THE FINANCIAL BRAND

This fast-paced presentation will provide 30 examples of the best mobile and tablet banking applications offered worldwide, illustrating the keys to a successful mobile and tablet banking app, with an emphasis on simplicity, engagement and context.

Taking the best-of-the-best from various mobile and tablet banking applications would create the digital banking nirvana we’re all seeking.

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bitcoin and other Digital Currencies: The Opportunity/Threat to Banks
Marc Hochstein, Editor in Chief, AMERICAN BANKER
Panelists: Bill Haraf, Managing Director, PROMONTORY FINANCIAL
Edan Yago, CEO, EPIPHYTE
Tim Byun, Chief Compliance Officer, BITPAY

Is Bitcoin a huge Ponzi scheme destined to fall apart?  Or is it the next great paradigm shift in payments?  The opinions about bitcoin and digital currencies in general are indeed deeply divided.  But within the arguments are some developments that banks need to examine—especially when it comes to the underlying technology that enables someone to send money around the world, virtually for free, and only using a financial institution if so desired. …

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
iBeacons and Location-Enabled Commerce
Joshua Cross, CTO, TRUBEACON
Joshua Cross, CTO, TRUBEACON
Philip J. Philliou, CEO, TRUBEACON

Leveraging Apple’s iBeacon and other beacons for changing the way people interact, engage and pay in retail stores, stadiums and other venues is at the forefront of digital commerce. See how this technology is poised to transform the way people interact with their digital devices.

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
What to Wear? Wearable Computing and the Next Generation of Mobile Financial Services
Moderator: Mary Wisniewski, AMERICAN BANKER/BANK TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Miranda Hill, VP & Manager, Digital Labs, WELLS FARGO
Matthew Goldman, Founder and CEO, WALLABY FINANCIAL
Syuzi Pakhchyan, Fashion and Accessories Lead, MISFIT TECHNOLOGIES

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Capitalizing on the Lessons of the Mobile Wallet
Moderator: Kevin Travis, Managing Director, NOVANTAS, INC.
Frank Liddy, VP and General Manager, PAYDIANT
Robert Hedges, Managing Director, ALIX PARTNERS
Marc Winitz, SVP, MONITISE

Banks may not be seen as leaders in the mobile wallets space, but the market has learned some valuable lessons based on consumer behavior and the initial rollouts of mobile wallets and other mobile-based commerce solutions so far.  Banks can be positioned to capitalize on the 1 to 1 relationship mobile presents for cross-selling, payment and commerce opportunities.  Any bank can generate revenue, prevent attrition and drive retention via a mobile offering. At the same time, Google, PayPal, Isis and others (including Apple) are actively recruiting and enrolling customers in their mobile wallet programs. And by enrolling customers in their mobile wallet, these players are stepping between you and your customers - and all of their valuable transaction data.  What lessons can banks take from initial mobile wallet forays so far, and how can they get moving to prevent being disintermediated?