Agenda is preliminary and subject to change.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Introduction and Welcome

Get a formal welcome to our first ACI Edge event for the MEASA region from ACI Worldwide President and CEO Odilon Almeida. Odilon will share his thoughts on the importance of MEASA to ACI and why ACI is well positioned to help MEASA’s financial institutions capitalize on the growth of real-time payments. 

1:00 PM South Africa / 3:00 PM Dubai / 4:30 PM India

Fireside chat: Payment modernisation/ payment consolidation

In this fireside chat, ACI’s Eve Aretakis, chief revenue officer, and Santhosh Rao, head of sales, MEASA, share an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities facing payment players throughout the region. Learn how ACI is helping to drive payments modernization within MEASA, the key takeaways from today’s payments landscape and what to expect in the near future.

1:10 PM South Africa / 3:10 PM Dubai / 4:40 PM India

Keeping pace with innovation in real time payments

The speed and scope of real-time payments adoption is staggering, occurring faster than any other payments market infrastructure. How can financial institutions position themselves to embrace this change and capture the opportunities? In this panel discussion, get firsthand insights from ACI customers on how they’re meeting real-time payment challenges, including:​

  • Shifting acquiring revenue models to align with real-time payments growth​
  • Utilizing real-time payment investments to modernize 8583-based processing and introduce ISO 20022​
  • Optimizing cross-border real-time implementation with lessons learned from the EU​
  • Maximizing the end-user benefits of real-time, including micro-payments, Request for Pay and financial inclusion

1:20 PM South Africa / 3:20 PM Dubai / 4:50 PM India

Consumer centricity at the core of providing financial services

What are the secrets to delivering a personalized consumer experience that drives revenue and loyalty? Join ACI customers for a look at the keys to engaging with customers in today’s highly dynamic, real-time world. They’ll share real-world experiences to show how you can:​

  • Use data and analytics to proactively identify the most relevant products and services for each consumer​
  • Quickly align with your customers’ needs and wants​
  • Deliver an exceptional omni-channel consumer experience

1:50 PM South Africa / 3:50 PM Dubai / 5:20 PM India

Preventing fraud in real time payments: Is Network Intelligence the answer

New payment channels, volumes and velocity are creating new demands for faster, more sophisticated real-time payments fraud protection. Network Intelligence is an innovative fraud management capability that is redefining the fight against fraud. Join ACI experts and customers to explore:​​

  • How network intelligence leverages global data to securely build a fraud-fighting community​
  • The impact of authorized push payment fraud on financial institutions throughout the world​
  • Why network intelligence will ultimately enable optimal fraud detection in the real-time world

2:20 PM South Africa / 4:20 PM Dubai / 5:50 PM India

Wrap Up

2:50 PM South Africa / 4:50 PM Dubai / 6:20 PM India