Agenda & Speakers


  • Rapidly Changing Landscape of Myanmar Banking and Financial Sectors - Progress Report and New Initiatives.
  • THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS: Technology has leapfrogged from branch banking to e-banking and now mobile money. Will the emerging markets be at the forefront of this digital transformation? How mobile money will be in 2020?
  • E-MONEY FUNCTIONALITY: Creating that environment of convenience, trust, reliability and cost-effectiveness are key factors in promoting mobile money. A look at how regional telco operators are adding real value in everyday life with digital payments and other value added services
  • CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS: Innovation in cross-border payments, integration and new alliances leading the way.
  • LAO’S Mobile Money Landscape: How the Central Bank is driving digital financial initiatives.
  • DIGITIZING CASH: As the issue of financial inclusion gains more attention, the need for solutions is ever greater - a look at new digital alliances and technology enabling this change.
  • FINANCIAL INCLUSION CHALLENGES: Regulatory Challenges in a Constantly Evolving Mobile Money Landscape - Mobile Money for Regional Financial Inclusion.
  • CAMBODIA: How SMART is changing the Mobile Money Landscape.
  • INDIA'S PAYMENT ECOSYSTEM: Creating India’s Cashless Payments, Case Studies and Lessons Learned, and a look at India’s latest payments bank.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA PAYMENTS: In South East Asia, Mobile Money is moving at an amazing pace with FINTECH companies in China leading the way. It’s no longer just about Mobile Money and more about the FINTECH companies in the region creating better value propositions and relevant services around messaging tools and social engagement. How effective will SMP be in emerging markets for Financial Inclusion?
  • COMPETING FOR ATTENTION: Breaking the Barriers and Converting the Masses to MFS.
  • Case Studies of Innovative Successful Deployments of Mobile Banking, e-Wallets and e-Banking Solutions.
  • Mobile Network Operators' Roles in Financial Service Delivery and Value-Added Services Roll-Outs.
  • The Role of Credit/Debit Card Companies and Money Transfer Companies in Promoting Mobile Payments.
  • Resolving ICT Infrastructure and Security Bottlenecks in Mobile Payments.
  • Risk Management Strategies in Alternate Banking Delivery Channels - Compliance Challenges for Banks.
  • The Challenges of e-Money and Liquidity Management and the Integration to Existing Banking Infrastructure.
  • The Importance of Distribution in Agent Banking.
  • Developing Mobile Money Partnerships between Different Stakeholders such as Regulators, Banks, Operators, NGOs, Technology and Payment Providers, etc.
  • Issues in Money Transfers and Interoperability in a Fragmented Marketplace especially for Emerging Economies.
  • Analysing the Potential of Financial Inclusion and the Significance of Mobile Money to Increase Access to Banking Services plus the Role of MFIs.
  • Customer Convenience as a Critical Success Factor and Centrepiece in Implementation.
  • Building End Users' Trust in the Mobile Channel and transitioning from Customer Adoption to Retention.
  • Adoption of Blockchain Technology and its Impact on Mobile Banking.
Speakers at the 9th Mobile Money & Agent Banking Summit 2018 will include officials from the banking and telecommunications regulatory authorities as well as corporate leaders of banks and telcos, along with ICT experts from Myanmar and other Asian markets.


  • Stephen Swan, Head of Product & Digital, Wave Money
  • Anthony Perkins, Chief Digital Services Officer, Smart Axiata, Cambodia
  • Mark Flaming, Chief Digital Officer, Yoma Bank
  • Jacques Voogt, Chief M-Commerce Officer, Ooredoo Myanmar
  • Phoutsala Omdala, Deputy Director General, IT Division, Bank of the Lao P.D.R.
  • Tim Scheffmann, CEO, Scheffmann Limited
  • Justin Ho, Head of MFS Products & Solutions, AMDOCS
  • Paul Luchtenburg, Country Coordinator Myanmar, UNCDF
  • Pramod Saxena, Founder & Chairman, Oxigen Services India
  • Rozano Planta, Head Mobile Financial Services Joint Operation, Myanmar Posts & Telecommunications
  • Alexi Lane, CEO, Everex, Singapore
  • Zakaria Swapan, CEO, iPay Systems, Bangladesh
  • Senior Official, National Bank Of Cambodia, Cambodia (confirming)
  • Le Dang Dung, Deputy General Director, Viettel Group (confirming)


  • Brad Jones, CEO, Wave Money, Myanmar
  • Hal Bosher, CEO, Yoma Bank, Myanmar
  • U Zaw Naing, Managing Director, Mandalay Technology
  • U Aung Aung, Director, Myanmar Citizens Bank
  • Rozano Planta, CEO Mobile Money, Myanmar Posts & Telecommunications
  • Geert Jacques Omer Warlop, COO TrueMoney International, TrueMoney Company Limited
  • Suresh Dadlani, COO, Control Case LLC
  • Tom Wills, Director, Secure Strategies
  • Htoo Myat Lin, Chief Software Architect, Titan Source, Myanmar
  • Phyo Zaw, Business Development Director, GMBF Group, Myanmar
  • Bo Bo, Director, FutureHub IT Consultancy, Myanmar
  • Mike Than Tun Win, CEO, Bod Tech, Myanmar
  • Viraj Mudalige, CEO and Group Director, Epic Technology Group
  • Toshio Yoshiara, General Manager, International Business Development Department, FeliCa Business Division, Sony
  • Patrick Kershaw, Managing Director, Investments, ConnectNPay
  • Ahson Saeed, Global Head Business Development, TPS Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd
  • Artem Razgovorov, Regional Manager Business Development, Ascend Group
  • Takashi Shigeno, Director, Marketing Division, KDDI Summit Global Myanmar Company Limited
  • Julie Earne, Lead, Financial Institutions Group, IFC
  • Soe Ko Ko, CEO, Easy Pay Co Ltd
  • U Kyaw Swar Oo, CEO, Myanmar Mobile Money Service Co Ltd


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  • The content should make a bridge between technology and deployment including the potential business case
  • Which problem(s) do you solve?
  • Technological advancements with respect to the rest of the current market
  • Cooperation (technological wise, business wise, deployment wise)
  • Market/application potential
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