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50p 2018

50p 2018

India's first independent conference on payments and the payment ecosystem

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Madhusudanan

BharatQR - Is it addressing the real Bharat

BharatQR has been conceived as the world’s first fully interoperable mobile based push payments product that works on the Payments card network rails. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 06 Oct 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Advanced

Abhay Rana (Nemo)

The secret life of Bank Codes

A short talk on various Banking codes in India (primarily IFSC), their history, regulation, and how we (Razorpay) have been using them. The talk focuses on us maintaining the open source IFSC API that we provide to fintech companies in India (https://ifsc.razorpay.com) and what we’ve learned in the last 2 years doing that. more
  • 10 comments
  • Rejected
  • 11 Oct 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Polyglot.Network Team

Indium: Building A crypto-fund for makers & doers

Blockchains have enabled tokenization (and therefore funding) of not just businesses, but “projects” in general. This is a paradigm shift. These projects can range from open-source software (eg: Linux or Apache), to a lone developer building something cool as a side-project, to social movements (eg: Net Neutrality), to non-profit organizations sponsoring mid-day meals for rural children, to teach… more
  • 1 comments
  • Rejected
  • 27 Oct 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Srinivasu

Accessibility in Digital Payments

State of accessibility support in digital payments and best design practices for mobile / web / face to face digital payments, both from technology standpoint as well as real world challenges in designing successful accessible more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 02 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate
Srikanth Lakshmanan

Srikanth Lakshmanan Proposing

Data driven analysis on role of Aadhaar in Payment Systems

Aadhaar has been cited as a major driver to financial inclusion and providing the infrastructure to under-banked to make payments, access banking through banking correspondants. Understand the role of various payment systems which use aadhaar and analyze their performance from available data related to them. more
  • 1 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 13 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

Pranay Prateek

Fundamentals of CryptoEconomics - Application in Blockchain

Blockchain and ICOs are the new buzzword of our times. But the real potential of blockchain lies in providing a new incentivisation mechanism through crypto-tokens. Cryptoeconomics is the branch which deals with design of mechanisms for incentivising desired goals in a blockchain based systems. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 15 Nov 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Udbhav Tiwari

Information breaches in FinTech and how to handle them

Information breaches are a serious concern for businesses and consumers alike. Businesses risk losing customer data, trust and even revenue when a breach happens. For cunsumers, they risk getting personally identifiable data out in the open, which can be misused. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 17 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Akash Mahajan

OSINT Techniques for Pwning Fintech

Attackers have been using OSINT techniques against HVT successfully to identify and exploit information assets. Unfortunately, conventional security assessment and guidance doesn’t address these exposures very well. This talk delves into what are some of the techniques Fintech companies should be using to build a complete picture of its Internet exposed assets. Once this big picture is available,… more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 17 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Chris Stucchio

Low rate loans for ladies, stags pay extra: The Role of Ethics in AI/ML

Fairness in AI is the intersection of analytical philosophy and mathematics; the goal is to specify an ethical system so accurately and completely that it can be implemented in computer code. In this talk, I’ll discuss what an AI/ML system will and won’t do, and dispell a number of myths that seem to be floating around. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 20 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

JUSPAY Technologies Pvt Ltd

What we learnt building BHIM in just 3 weeks

How functional programming techniques and a fully Javascript based app development platform helped us to build BHIM & *99# in 3 weeks. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 20 Nov 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Building apps and services with UPI: A technical deep dive

UPI is one of those innovations that come along every once in a while and transform the landscape. By reducing friction in payments, it has opened up new product possibilities. To unlock those possibilities you need to know your way around and ask the right questions. This talk is a sort of techno-business map that we’ve plotted from our own journeys in the UPI universe. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 24 Nov 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

UPI enable your app in minutes

You’ve worked hard to create an awesome experience for your customers in your app. But you know that the payment experience is sub-optimal. It’s time to change that. With UPI, you can now reduce friction in the payments process where it (almost) looks invisible. In this workshop, we show you how. more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 26 Nov 2017
Section: Workshop Technical level: Intermediate

Rohit Taneja

Debunking the myths and putting light on UPI

A phenomenon that is nothing short of a revolution goes by the name of UPI (Unified Payments Interface). However, most people have not been able to experience the revolution and the magic moment that comes along when paying with it. Part of that stems from the myths that keep floating around, regarding how it might not be that secure and worthwhile. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 27 Nov 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Advanced

Chandrasekhar Subramanyam

Credit Rating Transistion using Financial & Text Analytics

BRIEF SYNOPSIS OF WORK ON CREDIT RATING TRANSISTION The credit rating of financial instruments is one of the factors that play a significant role while making investment decisions. Credit rating companies provide information about the credit stability/ transitions (deterioration/ up gradation) of the debt instruments using financial parameters, industry parameters, and external environment at qua… more
  • 0 comments
  • Rejected
  • 02 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Hemal Kotecha

Design Strategy enabling Real time Payment

Digital Payment has taken a fast stride after demonitization and with UPI transactions crossing over 100 Million in November 2017. Merchants, Banks , Service provider and are rushing to adapt change in digital landspace. India and World is gradually moving to Cardless transaction But, While adaption is taking place there are various parameters that needs to be consider to design a Payment System … more
  • 0 comments
  • Rejected
  • 03 Dec 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Technical overview of recurring payments using e-NACH and UPI v2

Recurring billing has been difficult in India for a while. There’s lengthy paperwork and the terms are not flexible. ECS changed that by simplifying the sign-up process. With NACH, the approval process moved online, but largely remained the same workflow. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 04 Dec 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Interoperability and merchant Onboarding challenges with BharatQR

Learn more about the challenges Visa faced in increasing the adoption of BharatQR in India and how those challenges were solved from a technical and a product perspective. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 04 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Starakjeet Nayak

From Data to Dollars – Using Advanced Data Technologies to Minimize Fraud Loss.

In the world where digital payment is increasingly becoming commonplace, it is important to keep a check on fraud loss. Fraud pressure on popular payments companies is on an upsurge and if left unattended, it can potentially eliminate the business. One way to keep a tap on the fraudulent activities is to leverage the humongous amount of data that flows in with every transaction or user activity o… more
  • 3 comments
  • Rejected
  • 08 Dec 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Hemanth.HM

Web Payments

A deeep dive and application of W3C Web Payments Browser API, usecase, advantages and demos. more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 09 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Praneeth Bodduluri

Building a Fintech startup and losing 10% : Stories from the field

This talk gives a gist of Traditional/Co-operative banking, Banking software, Wallet ecosystem, Mutual fund APIs/Products, Investment advisory, Lending, Insurance and the regulations that sit behind them in India. In July 2017, A friend and I quit our jobs to start a Fintech company. In the months that followed, we ended up navigating and learning quite a bit about various pieces that constitute … more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 09 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

GANDHI KISHOR ADDANKI

Standardized Payment Experience on Web with Wallets

The check-out experience on e-commerce web site is cumbersome. One in four cart abandonments are happening due to “too long / complicated checkout process”. W3C’s Web Payments WG is trying to bring a unified check out experience at web scale using Payment Request API. W3C Web payments also simplifies paying on web with Wallets. This talk focuses on Wallets integration on web with open specificati… more
  • 1 comments
  • Rejected
  • 09 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Rohan Jahagirdar

Factoring in financial literacy in the changing landscape of mutual funds industry

In the last few years a number of online platforms have come up which allow consumers to go for a direct plan - ones that don’t involve parting with a hefty trail commission. more
  • 1 comments
  • Rejected
  • 11 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Poorna V.

Art of building an Highly Available Large Scale Payments Processing System

In the fast changing world, where money has moved from physical form to cloud, with millennials getting into the mainstream, technology changing everyday, physical stores being replaced with virtual ones, the way to pay and get paid, the way the commerce is conducted has drastically changed. Technology has shrunk the size of the globe, and brought people closer to each other surpassing all the bo… more
  • 4 comments
  • Rejected
  • 11 Dec 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Pavan Punaroor

Building Rich Analytics For Merchants

For any merchant selling online, advanced data analytics based on the payment transaction data could be a game changer. The more information they have on their visitors, sales and check out data it helps the merchants to serve the customers better. It is also a critical for the payment processor to serve the data and analytical information to merchants in a clear and concise manner for them to ac… more
  • 3 comments
  • Rejected
  • 11 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Ashwath Kumar

Security of Cryptocurrency wallets/mining

Cryptocurrency has become a major investment area for investors given the recent boom in prices of coins like Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. There are a couple of options to store cryptocurrencies like exchange, offline wallet, physical wallet etc. With the sudden surge of cryptocurrency prices, it is has become a playground for the hackers as well. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 16 Dec 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate
Srikanth Lakshmanan

Srikanth Lakshmanan

State of UPI - Observations from reluctant observer

The talk will look through UPI ecosystem through its apps, app integrations, technical upgrades to UPI specification, security incidents of UPI along with upcoming changes to UPI and the potential impact in making UPI payments. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 27 Dec 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Nishanth Kumar

The year that wasn't: Reviewing Payments Regulations

India has a rich and diverse payments infrastructure. The eco-system of Payment Service Providers (PSPs) has undergone rapid evolution in India over the recent past with the advances in technology and yet, there still exists hurdles to enabling ubiquitous access to payment services. In 2016, the Committee on Digital Payments (the Watal Committee) was formed with the objective of reviewing the exi… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 10 Jan 2018
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Chaitra Chidanand

Rethinking payment UX for emerging markets.

Systemic lack of trust is an economic drag on commerce - especially e-commerce. Indian merchants are making core changes to their UX to fill this gap. Payment partners should think hard of how they can be enablers of such customer experiences, and deliberately build for it. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 23 Jan 2018
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Introduction to smart contracts and applications of blockchain

While blockchain is all the rage right now, there is a process to go from your idea to actually implementing something on it. Learn about how to you can build your Distributed application using the blockchain. You will learn about what the blockchain is and about ethereum. You will also learn how to interact with the blockchain via smart contracts and how we can program them using Solidity. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 29 Jan 2018
Section: Workshop Technical level: Beginner

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Future of Point of Sale devices

PoS devices have changed rapidly in the last year, from being a device to only accept cards, to now allowing payments through UPI, BharatQR, contactless and even offers services like EMIs and cashback offers. The panel will review the past year in PoS devices, the developments, policies around MDR and new and emerging technologies. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 29 Jan 2018
Section: Panel discussion Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Regulation for innovation

We’ve seen several regulations come out for the FinTech industry in 2017. Most of these regulations seem to be reactive than pro-active. Are these regulations inhibiting innovation in the industry? Are some players being given unfair advantages? What happened to the Watal Committee recommendations? The panel aims to address all these with particpants from NBFCs, policy institutions, industry stal… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 29 Jan 2018
Section: Panel discussion Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

UPI - looking back and future roadmap

UPI has seen a rapid growth and the adoption is only going to increase over the next year. If you’re building apps and services on top of UPI, there are a lot of unanswered questions. This Birds of a Feather session aims to provide a discussion space for all stakeholders in the UPI platform to come together and discuss the pain points, quirks and what lies ahead for UPI. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 29 Jan 2018
Section: Panel discussion Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Panel: Structuring teams and organizations in FinTech

With the FinTech space rapidly growing, companies need to rethink how they structure internal teams to be more agile with policy changes and regulations. The panel will touch upon how team structures have changed with FinTech companies and what the best strategies for organizing teams are. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 30 Jan 2018
Section: Panel discussion Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

Common security pitfalls in payment apps

Learn about the common security pitfalls and goof-ups in payment apps. more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 30 Jan 2018
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Abhishek Balaji Proposing

ICOs, best practices and legal aspects

1) How is the sale of tokens different from investing by VCs? 2) Are ICOs making it more accessible for the average user to invest in a company? 3) How to select an ICO you want to invest in and what you should know before putting your money down? 4) Current space in India and regulatory challenges. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 30 Jan 2018
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner
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