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Track One - Currency & Secure Documents
Track Two - Cash Management

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10:00AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  10:00AM - 10:05AM

10:05AM

Understanding the Shape of Criminal Activity & How to Protect Against it

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  10:05AM - 10:50AM

  • What does the current threat of criminal activity look like?

    • in currency; and

    • in relation to secure documents?

  • What are the criminals doing?

  • What’s on the horizon & what to be aware of in order to protect your business?

  • Types of counterfeiting and local law enforcement

  • Identity theft: protecting vital documents

Brian Spellacy
Special Agent in Charge, Las Vegas Field Office, United States Secret Service

10:50AM

Know Your Counterfeiter

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  10:50AM - 11:10AM

  • Identifying the type of counterfeiter you encounter
  • Analysing the materials and techniques used by each type
  • Incorporating features that address these counterfeiting opportunities
  • Using public education to help deter the passing of counterfeits
  • Evaluating statistics - look for the trends

Kerre Corbin
Counterfeit Analyst, De La Rue

11:10AM

Case Study: Secure Documents - Drivers' Licenses

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  11:10AM - 11:30AM

  • What are the impacts of drivers' license counterfeiting from overseas?
  • What’s the quality of counterfeiting: some examples
  • How are we fighting against this?
  • Dovetailing with jurisdictions and law enforcement

Richard Outland
Technical Delivery Manager, Gemalto

11:30AM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  11:30AM - 12:00PM

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12:00PM

Defining the Future Role of Cash: Country & Regional Spotlights

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  12:00PM - 1:00PM

Regional spotlight on North America:

  • A tale of two systems: payments in Canada and in the USA
  • How are electronic payments impacting on the demand for cash?
  • Unravelling the enigma of increasing cash in circulation, but decreasing use of cash in payments
  • Uses of cash – insights from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Canada
  • Cryptocurrency as digital cash – fact or fiction?
  • The future of cash in the USA and Canada

Regional spotlight on Latin America:

  • Overview of cash usage trends in key markets across Latin America
  • Reactions and results from the legislative proposal in Brazil to outlaw cash
  • Cash voucher systems in Brazil and Mexico

Regional spotlight on Europe:

  • The continuing resilience of cash use in Europe, in the face of massively marketed rivals
  • Trends in payments in Europe; a ten year outlook
  • What are the threats to Payment Choice in Europe and how they can be countered?
  • A close look at Sweden, the “Poster Child” for promoters of a cashless future

Christie Christelis
President & CEO, Technology Strategies International

Jessica Pohlen
Product Manager, SUZOHAPP

Ron Delnevo
Executive Director, Europe, ATMIA Europe

1:00PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  1:00PM - 2:00PM

1:50PM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  1:50PM - 1:55PM

David Hasler
Owner & President, Breakthrough Solutions Consulting

1:55PM

Case Studies: Maximizing the Cost-Effectiveness of the Cash Cycle in Retail & Casinos

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  1:55PM - 2:55PM

  • Driving efficiency into cash management operations: what do efficient operations look like?
  • Optimizing the working capital in the retail operations
  • Enhancing security and reducing cash shrinkage
  • Strategies for keeping your cash in perpetual motion and working for you
  • Accelerating your “Cash to Credit” time
  • Redeploying staff time and attention to higher value customer service and revenue generation
  • Reducing administration overheads in terms of time and cost

Peter Wolf
Senior Vice President – Retail Markets, Glory

Bob Meara
Senior Analyst Celent

Dr Rory Herriman
CTO, SUZOHAPP

Cynthia Bolden-Swinson
Director of Cage Operations, Venetian/Palazzo

2:00PM

What are the Future Responsibilities and Role of Central Banks in Quality Production and Efficient Distribution of Currency?

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  2:00PM - 3:00PM

  • How to organize the responsibility: ensuring clear division
  • Outsourcing: what have been the experiences of the central banks?
  • What are the requisite internal procedures, capacities, and competencies when outsourcing?
  • Examining the outsourcing options phase by phase in a banknote project
  • How to ensure a quality product in an outsourcing arrangement
  • What security considerations are appropriate when assessing outsourcing options?
  • Where do cost efficiencies fit? How to get the balance right
  • Harnessing expertise within the central bank
  • What “should” a central bank’s relationship with secure printers look like?
  • Where do the banks’ responsibilities lie vis-à-vis the CITs?

Trond Eklund
Special Adviser - Cashiers Department, Norges Bank

Sylvain Calluaud
Head of Production Section in Directorate, European Central Bank

Dr. Dieter Sauter
Managing Director, Orell Füssli Security Printing Ltd. Switzerland

Fernand Garcia de Cruz
Marketing Director – Banknotes, Arjowiggins Security

2:55PM

Best Practices & Trends in Anti-Counterfeit Techniques in Commercial Banks

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  2:55PM - 3:55PM

  • What do good loss prevention practices look like?
  • What are the downstream benefits beyond banking that can be realized from integrating smart safes and recyclers?
  • How do retailers make an ROI work for operations
  • Smart safes have had success in certain market segments, are there reasons why adoption has not been across all segments?
  • When a smart safe isn’t the right solution, what other options exist?
  • What are the benefits of processing cash in the back office of retailers?
  • What are the benefits of strengthening the relationships between the banks and retailers?

Robert Norman
Sr. Product Manager, Fifth Third Bank

Phill Smith
Head of Engineering Cash Processing Solutions

Tom Meehan
Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, CONTROLTEK

3:00PM

Global Outlook: Banknotes & Security Printing Trends

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  3:00PM - 3:25PM

  • Overview of the world and North American banknote and wider security printing market
  • Key commercial drivers for banknote printing 2018-23
  • Disruptive technology trends poised to impact banknote printing across 2018-23
  • The evolving landscape for private and public banknote printing

John Nelson
Commissioning Editor - Security Print, Smithers

3:25PM

Afternoon Break & Exhibition

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  3:25PM - 3:55PM

3:55PM

Challenges for New Features Integration

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  3:55PM - 4:35PM

  • What have been the most common security features in banknotes over the past five years?
  • Analysis of success factors: producing secure new and modified notes over the past five years
  • How best to overcome the challenges around integrating new security features in banknotes
  • Integrating design
  • What are the production challenges when integrating security features?

Sergey Tkachenko
Head of International Department, InterCrim-press

3:55PM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  3:55PM - 4:25PM

4:25PM

Top Considerations To Improve and Streamline Cash Handling and Processing

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  4:25PM - 5:10PM

  • Importance of genuine validation, eliminating errors in counterfeit detection
  • Understanding why programs fail and the impact
  • Importance of optimizing currency handling with a quality provider
  • Improve your customer care experience & eliminate fear and anxiety
  • Best practices to improve cash management process and protect your business
  • Focus on growing your business

Matthew Holt
Director of North American Partnerships and Operations, Cassida

4:35PM

Case Study: Design & Features of Polymer Banknotes

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  4:35PM - 5:15PM

  • Banknote substrates
  • Polymer durability
  • Polymer banknote features

Tim Berridge
Head of Product Management & Substrate Design, CCL Secure

5:10PM

Best Practices & Trends in Anti-Counterfeit Techniques in Retail and Casinos

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  5:10PM - 5:55PM

  • How to identify counterfeit currency quickly at point of sale in retail & casinos?
  • Establishing good loss prevention practices
  • The tech, plus how to rollout, how to standardise and how to train staff
  • Experiences & strategies

Rusty Wigal
President / CEO, BankSupplies Inc.

Chris Askins
VP of Loss Prevention Shoe Carnival

5:15PM

Features & Benefits of Polymer, Paper & Hybrid Banknotes

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  5:15PM - 5:55PM

  • Benefits & features of paper, polymer & hybrid notes
  • Paper/polymer/paper notes
  • Polymer/paper/polymer notes

Tim Berridge
Head of Product Management & Substrate Design, CCL Secure

5:50PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  5:50PM - 5:55PM

David Hasler
Owner & President, Breakthrough Solutions Consulting

5:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  5:55PM - 6:00PM

Track One - Currency & Secure Documents
Track Two - Cash Management

10:00AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  10:00AM - 10:05AM

John Winchcombe
Currency Adviser, Seven Layer Solutions

10:00AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  10:00AM - 10:05AM

Aubrey Meador
Retail & Financial Advisor, Former President of ARCA

10:05AM

Counterfeit Machine Readable Feature Analyses, Resilience Testing, and Feature Selection for Future Series

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  10:05AM - 10:50AM

  • What are the factors that enable smooth transition to new banknotes which have upgraded security features?
  • Aligning new issue features with banknote handling machines
  • Ensuring compatibility of the new features with low-cost optical detectors
  • Developing selection criteria of new features for future series
  • Cooperation with the banknote equipment manufacturers
  • Increasing security while lowering equipment costs
  • Advances in bill validation technology

Peter Balke
Senior Policy Adviser, The Netherlands Bank

Robert Morrow
Senior Analyst, World Currency Technologies, Crane

10:05AM

Innovation: Smart Safes

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  10:05AM - 11:00AM

  • Intelligence: turning data into useful insight which retailers can share with their CIT companies for effective cash pickup
  • How real-time visibility can inform cash deposits and change fund forecasting
  • What are the benefits of establishing a complete audit trail, tracing all transactions to the individual user
  • How does remote management of smart safes benefit your business, e.g. pushing out currency updates/new note sets easily?
  • Automation: counting cash deposits, reconciling with POS and close of shift processes
  • Reducing banking & CIT costs, and re-allocating labor away from counting and preparing cash deposits
  • User experiences & best practice: pilot programs, staged rollouts and lessons learnt
  • CIT perspectives on smart safes

Digitizing cash: turning cash into digital information so it can be tracked through the cash cycle

  • How have smart safes evolved?
  • The market participants
  • Understanding the retailers’ perspectives on smart safes
  • Understanding the cash in transit companies’ perspectives on smart safes
  • Understanding the banks’ perspectives on smart safes
  • How to participate in this industry

Electronic access control and cash

  • Understanding the security features and their benefits: physical security, access control, multi-level authentication and audit trails
  • Tapping into valuable sources of data provided by electronic locks
  • Optimising safe collections
  • Serviceability
  • What are the considerations in terms of protecting hardware and software from the effects of hacking and tampering

Marty Hendrickson
Vice President of Sales, Tidel

Larry Robinson
President / Board Member Independent Armored Car Operators Association (IACOA)

Aaron Dobbins
VP, Director of New Business Development Ellenby Technologies

10:50AM

Uniform Standards for Banknote Counterfeit Analysis and Classification

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  10:50AM - 11:10AM

· The current analysis methodologies are vulnerable to subjective results and it is needed to make results more accurate and objective

· A database must be searchable on features that are a ‘fingerprint’ of the counterfeit document and on (error) characteristics typical for this counterfeit manufacturer

· How can new insights in counterfeit analysis technology improve speed of analysis, reliability of classification and data retrieval?

· How can standardization of data contribute to an improved track and trace of counterfeiters?

Wilco de Groot
MD, IGT Testing Systems

11:00AM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  11:00AM - 11:30PM

11:10AM

Combatting Counterfeiting with Revolutionary Color Picture Technology

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  11:10AM - 11:30PM

· How manipulation of secure documents is becoming a growing world-wide counterfeiting problem

· Developing invincible security features by combining laser technology with guarded printing

· Combatting document fraud through new liquid coating technology

· Production optimization with smart factory solution

Regine Pflamminger
Business Development Manager, Mühlbauer

11:30AM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  11:30AM - 12:00AM

11:30AM

New Issuance: Communication Strategies

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  11:30AM - 12:10PM

  • What are the cash implementation considerations when introducing new currency?
  • What are the front-end cash issues to look out for?
  • How can planning reduce the risk of cash implementation problems?
  • Retailer perspectives: lessons learned
  • Commercial bank perspectives: lessons learned

Paul Binning
Starrd Solutions and former Head of Marketing, The Royal Mint

Mark Trevor
Commercial Dirctor, Vaultex

12:00PM

Combatting Document Fraud with Smartphone Technology and Covert Taggants

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  12:00PM - 12:20PM

· Examples of new ways today’s smartphone technology can interact with secure documents

· How cloud-based track & trace support can enhance security

· Challenges of smartphone app development

· The importance of complementing overt with covert security

Scott Tillotson
Group Director, Secure Transactions Spectra Systems Corporation

12:10PM

Speeding up Cash Cycles: the Macro Issues for Central Banks

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  12:10PM - 12:55PM

  • What is the definition of efficiency of the cash cycle?
  • How to run an efficient cash cycle whilst meeting the obligation to have the right number of the right denominations in the right place at the right time?
  • Theory vs. practice: which should prevail in deciding on currency structure?
  • Is efficiency absolute or relative?
  • The lost in circulation phenomenon and the prospect for de-coining
  • Using data analytics to make decisions within central banks at an operational level
  • Managing note quality and more complex supply chains
  • How can central banks maintain control whilst meeting obligations to keep the quality of notes in circulation at a high level?
  • Inspecting and reissuing banknotes: what should that infrastructure look like?
  • Forecasting: managing banknote stocks and new note ordering
  • Costs & ensuring central banks are getting value for money: how can the specification of the banknote be optimized?

Marcus Brodber
General Manager, Guardsman Armoured

John Winchcombe
Currency Adviser, Seven Layer Solutions

Phill Smith
Head of Engineering Cash Processing Solutions

12:20PM

Crypto Assets & Blockchain

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  12:20PM - 1:00PM

  • Crypto assets / cryptocurrencies: using blockchain in place of existing fiat currencies
  • Using blockchain to move money between banks
  • Using the blockchain to implement smart contracts
  • Using the blockchain to track assets (virtual and physical)

Christie Christelis
President & CEO, Technology Strategies International

12:55PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  12:55PM - 1:55PM

1:00PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  1:00PM - 2:15PM

1:55PM

The Cash Visibility Project

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  1:55PM - 2:30PM

  • What are the advantages of the banks tracking currency in the cash supply chain?
  • What are the tech barriers?
  • Standardized framework for identifying and tracking cash
  • Integrating processes and flow of information between parties
  • Demonstrating efficiencies
  • Benefits to industry: better oversight and security of cash, faster resolution of discrepancies between origin and destination, and improved financial planning

Carrie Wilkie
Senior Vice President, Standards Development GS1

2:15PM

Integrating Overt Security Features

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  2:15PM - 3:40PM

  • Advances in overt security features
  • Applying nanotechnology to banknote design & production
  • How next-gen optics can be leveraged to produce multi-functional security features
  • Understanding the unique benefits of US casting and thermal embossing: comparing and contrasting the two methods
  • E-Beam lithography for origination comes of age
  • Colour-shifting inks
  • Issuing authority’s perspectives (banknotes + secure documents)

Clint Landrock
CTO Nano Tech Security

Mark Raymond
CEO Lumenco

Dr. Christoph Kocher
R&D Director Landqart

2:40PM

Risk Mitigation for Cash In Transit & CITs

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  2:40PM - 3:35PM

Challenges & developing dynamics in the U.S. CIT industry

  • The changing dynamics within the U.S. CIT market
  • A look at robberies in the U.S. CIT industry
  • Internal theft – the CIT industry challenge

Making cash transportation profitable

  • How to eliminate internal losses
  • Stopping external attacks
  • How to slash operating costs
  • Reducing reliance on high staff numbers

Cross-border transportation of currency

  • International logistics & currency
  • Detecting and preventing illegal cross-border physical movements of currency
  • Cross-border considerations
  • Customs/ banking compliance awareness
  • Repatriation of currency

Mark Lowers
President Secure Cash & Transit Association (SCTA)

David Milner
Business Development Manager, Spinnaker

Joe de Rosa
President of Americas Loomis

3:35PM

Break & Exhibition visit

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  3:35PM - 4:05PM

3:40PM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  3:40PM - 4:10PM

4:05PM

ATM Innovations for Next Gen Transaction

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  4:05PM - 4:55PM

  • Understanding the move towards using ATMs in a different way
  • What new ways can cash be used in a digital age?
  • Introducing significant interoperability via an app-based system architecture based on ubiquitous mobile devices
  • Next gen ATMs: facilitating more functionality, more types of transactions and more recycling
  • Increasing ATM deployment: developing cash payment hubs for the unbanked and underbanked
  • Tackling cyber security

David N. Tente
Executive Director, ATMIA

Malon Updike
Director North American Field Solutions Management, NCR

4:10PM

Fluorescence: Update on Developments

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  4:10PM - 4:55PM

  • Update on developments in novel fluorescent effects
  • Bringing UV fluorescence to the next level
  • Multi-functional UV fluorescence
  • What can we learn from application examples?
  • Understanding unique challenges around the accuracy of measurements when developing luminiscent material development
  • New security solution: marking and detection of taggant
  • What are the four major types of detection in fluorescent materials?

Garth Zambory
Strategic Accounts Director Honeywell Authentication Technologies

Dmitrij Guljajev
CEO, Luminochem

4:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track One

  Thursday, November 8  4:55PM - 4:55PM

John Winchcombe
Currency Adviser, Seven Layer Solutions

4:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  4:55PM - 5:00PM

Aubrey Meador
Retail & Financial Advisor, Former President of ARCA

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