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EPIF 6th Annual Conference 2021 – “Payments 2.0: Delivering the European Single Market”

We are delighted to invite you to the 6th Annual European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) Conference “Payments 2.0: Delivering the European Single Market’.

This event will take place virtually on 16th and 17th November 2021 and will bring together participants from our membership, key EU policymakers and other important stakeholders in the payments sector.  This year we are delighted to have Mairead McGuinnness, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union and Ulrich Bindseil, Director General, DG Market Infrastructure and Payments, European Central Bank delivering a keynote speech.

Now in its sixth year, this two-day event will focus on issues keeping the payments industry busy. We will have different sessions on the following topics:

  • Overview of the current market trends by EPIF Senior Executives
  • PSD2 Review and key areas for possible changes
  • The Future of Payments, looking at Instant Payments, CBDC and open banking
  • Anti-Money Laundering and electronic Identification
  • International Building blocks for cross border payments

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Eric Ducoulombier, Head of Unit Retail Financial Services, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Dirk Haubrich, Head of Conduct, Payments and Consumers, EBA
  • Holger Neuhaus, Head of Division, DG Market Infrastructure & Payments, European Central Bank ECB
  • Raluca Prună, Head of Financial Crime Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Katarzyna Kobylińska-Hilliard, Policy Officer unit B3, DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Eero Heinäluoma, MEP (S&D, FI)
  • Ilze Znotina, Head of Financial Intelligence Unit Latvia
  • Etienne Goosse, Director General, EPC
  • Thomas Lammer, Deputy Head of Secretariat at CPMI
  • Sonja Scott, Vice President and & General Manager, Global Commercial Services, Continental Europe at American Express
  • Tyler Hand, Chief Compliance Officer at Western Union
  • Udo Müller, CEO Paysafecard
  • Joan Burkovic, CEO & Co-founder at Bridge

From industry we will be joined by European and International CEOs of the EPIF membership as well as other industry representatives from the payments space.

Annual Conference 2021 programme

Biographies Speakers

Register here

The event is finished.


16 - 17 Nov 2021


16/11/201 - from 9:05 am till 1pm and from 2:30 pm till 4:15pm CET and on 17/11/2021 from 2:25pm to 4:35pm CET
All Day
Nickolas Reinhardt


Nickolas Reinhardt


Other Organizers

Paloma Garcia
Paloma Garcia

Senior Consultant and Head of Payments Practice