APCA Annual Conference
and AGM 2015


The year in Australian Payments

APCA held its “Year in Australian Payments 2015 “ Conference on 21 October 2015 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sydney. The half-day event brought together over 100 attendees from across the payments landscape including financial institutions, card schemes and service providers. Attendees heard from industry experts on current payments topics including public policy and industry agendas, the new payments platform, what’s driving innovation and cards payments challenges.



Driving Innovation through Technology and Collaboration

Alex Scandurra
CEO, Stone & Chalk


A broad perspective of what is occuring in the fintech space. What are the trends that have emerged over the last few years?

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Alex Scandurra

The Payments Regulatory Agenda

Dr Tony Richards
Head, Payments Policy, RBA


A summary of what is happening in payments regulation in Australia with a particular focus on the initiatives that came out of the Reserve Bank's Strategic Review of Innovation in the Payments System report and the Bank's ongoing Review of Card Payments Regulation.

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Tony Richards

New Payments Platform: Progress Update

Paul Lahiff
Chairman, NPP Australia Limited


An update on the project to develop new national infrastructure for fast, flexible, data rich payments in Australia. Covering the challenges faced, and what's to come in the future.

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Paul Lahiff

Digital Identity – Why it matters and how to get it right

David Birch
Director, Consult Hyperion


A thought-provoking perspective on how digital identity affects the payments landscape.

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David Birch