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

10:00AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track One & Two

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

Adam Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer, CPS

10:05AM

Opening Keynote Address

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  10:05AM - 10:40AM

Sidney Rocke
Chief Counsel The Bureau of Engraving & Printing, Department of the Treasury

10:40AM

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

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  10:40AM - 11:25AM

  • 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

INTERPOL: Update from Counterfeit Currency & Security Documents Branch

  • Understanding international counterfeit trends
  • How are INTERPOL databases assisting with the battle against counterfeiting?
  • What has been the impact of the INTERPOL e-Learning programme?
  • Document fraud – strategies for tackling fraudulently obtained documents

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

Daniela Djidrovska
Co-ordinator, Counterfeit Currency and Security Documents Branch, Interpol

11:25AM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  11:25AM - 11:55PM

Sponsored by:

11:55AM

Know Your Counterfeiter

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  11:55AM - 12:15PM

  • 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

12:15PM

Case Study: Secure Documents - Drivers' Licenses

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  12:15PM - 12:35PM

  • 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

12:35PM

Defining the Future Role of Cash: Country & Regional Spotlights

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  12:35PM - 1:25PM

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

1:25PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track One & Two

  Wednesday, November 7  1:25PM - 2:25PM

2:25PM

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

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  2:25PM - 3:25PM

  • 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?
  • How can the central bank take advantage of paper manufacturer’s know-how to assess existing solutions?
  • What is the role of banknote paper and security document paper in the fight against counterfeiting?
  • How can banknote paper durability bring value to the central bank?
  • Why are security threads and watermarks popular in new series banknotes?

Adam Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer, CPS

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

2:25PM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  2:25PM - 2:30PM

David Hasler
Vice President, G4S Retail Solutions

2:30PM

What is Cash Utilization Over Time Going To Look Like?

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  2:30PM - 3:15PM

  • What factors influence cash use?
  • What new ways can cash be used in a digital age?
  • What role does consumer behaviour/ preferences have?
  • What has been the impact of polymer notes on counterfeit cash in Canada?
  • Retailer perspectives & experiences
  • Casino perspectives & experiences

Al Campeau
National Loss Prevention, Corporate Security, Health & Safety McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

3:15PM

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

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  3:15PM - 4:10PM

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
  • Cage director’s perspectives on purchasing technology to detect counterfeit
  • Key considerations for educating and training staff to detect counterfeit
  • Routing the counterfeit: what happens if your establishment receives a counterfeit bill

 

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

3:25PM

Global Outlook: Banknotes & Security Printing Trends

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  3:25PM - 3:50PM

  • 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

3:50PM

Afternoon Break & Exhibition

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  3:50PM - 4:20PM

4:10PM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  4:10PM - 4:40PM

4:20PM

Challenges for New Features Integration

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  4:20PM - 5:05PM

  • How does the currency industry respond to counterfeiters’ efforts?
  • What are the factors influencing the issuing authorities? What kind of restrictions do central banks face when making their choice?
  • Statistics: how fast in general are the new features integrated in banknotes?
  • How best to overcome the challenges around integrating new security features in banknotes?
  • Integrating design

Lyudmila Pryazhnikova
Founder & CEO, InterCrim-press

Sergey Tkachenko
Head of International Department, InterCrim-press

4:40PM

Panel Session: Best Practices & Trends in Anti-Counterfeit Techniques in Commercial Banks

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  4:40PM - 5:35PM

  • 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

5:05PM

Case Study: Design & Features of Polymer Banknotes

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  5:05PM - 5:30PM

  • What have been the experiences of central banks when issuing new polymer banknotes?
  • What have been the benefits of delivering more secure, cleaner and more environmentally friendly banknotes?
  • How has polymer substrate been instrumental in creating more impactful banknote designs that engage the public whilst creating barriers for the counterfeiter?
  • How have polymer banknotes performed in the cash cycle?

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

5:30PM

Multi-Layer Composite Substrates – A Revolutionary Material in a Traditional World

Track One

  Wednesday, November 7  5:30PM - 5:55PM

  • Characteristics and advantages of composite substrates over traditional substrates
  • Challenges and opportunities in moving from traditional substrates to composite substrates
  • Unexplored territory: The third dimension in multi-layer composite substrates
  • A practical example: The Swiss Franc moving from traditional cotton paper to a composite substrate

Dr. Christoph Kocher
R&D Director Landqart

5:35PM

Top Considerations to Improve and Streamline Cash Handling and Processing

Track Two

  Wednesday, November 7  5:35PM - 5:55PM

  • 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

5:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track Two

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

David Hasler
Vice President, G4S Retail Solutions

5:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track One

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

Adam Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer, CPS

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
Principal Engineer for Currency, Crane Payment Innovations

10:05AM

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

Track Two

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

  • 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
  • Cage director’s perspective for purchasing technology to detect counterfeit bills
  • Educating and training staff to detect counterfeit bills
  • What happens if your establishment receives a counterfeit bill

Chris Askins
VP of Loss Prevention Shoe Carnival

Dakata Nield
Assistant Director of Cage, Venetian / Palazzo

10:50AM

Improving Banknote Counterfeit Analysis and Classification for Central Banks and Law Enforcement Institutions

Track One

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

  • Improving accuracy and speed by taking the subjectivity out of banknote analysis 
  • How database searches can identify counterfeit banknote ‘fingerprints’ and ultimately trace counterfeit back to source
  • How standardization of the data can contribute to an improved track and trace of counterfeiters?
  • How new insights into counterfeit analysis technology can improve speed of analysis, reliability of classification and data retrieval

Wilco de Groot
MD, IGT Testing Systems

10:50AM

Innovation: Smart Safes

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  10:50AM - 11:45AM

  • 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
  • Optimizing 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

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

11:45AM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  11:45AM - 12:15PM

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

12:15PM

Speeding up Cash Cycles: the Macro Issues for Central Banks

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  12:15PM - 1:00PM

  • 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

Understanding the Conceptual and Operational Benefits of Blockchain in a Currency and Secure Documents Setting

Track One

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

  • Snapshot insight into enterprise blockchain: the why and how it functions?
  • Understanding the spectrum of tokenisation (non-crypto tokenisation to crypto assets)
  • What are the conceptual & operational benefits: faster, more secure, cheaper
  • Using blockchain to track assets (virtual and physical)
  • Understanding the future and purpose of a smart supply chain and how those could impact the currency and secure documents industries

Christie Christelis
President & CEO, Technology Strategies International

Loudon Owen
CEO, DLT Labs

1:00PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track One

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

1:00PM

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Track Two

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

2:00PM

Introducing and Withdrawing Currency

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  2:00PM - 2:30PM

  • What are the cash implementation considerations when introducing new currency?
  • Forecasting demand and planning for additional volumes
  • Effectively communicating change
  • The need for cross-industry collaboration and planning
  • Optimising ATM management, self-service check outs and Cash In Transit (CIT) to ensure a smooth transition
  • UK polymer and pound coin switch – reasons, timelines & challenges
  • Using coin reclamation to generate revenue

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

Mark Trevor
Commercial Director, Vaultex

2:15PM

Integrating Overt Security Features

Track One

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

  • Choosing overt security features for a banknote - what’s the right feature?
  • Challenges and constraints in application and integration of overt security features
  • Feature/substrate synergies: Integrating overt security features in different ways
  • Overt security features competing for real-estate on a banknote – practical implications
  • How can advances in nano-optics help achieve multi-feature security devices without the need for separate designs and multiple originations?
  • Roll to roll UV casting offers superior manufacturing performance and is necessary for nano-scale optics manufacturing, however thermal embossing remains the most common manufacturing technique for holographic features. Why does thermal embossing remain common place and why might that be changing?
  • How have recent advances in nano-optics benefitted E-Beam lithography?

Dr. Christoph Kocher
R&D Director Landqart

Clint Landrock
CTO Nano Tech Security

Mark Raymond
CEO Lumenco

2:30PM

The Cash Visibility Project

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  2:30PM - 3:10PM

  • How to treat cash as a supply chain?
  • What cash visibility do we need?
  • How best to operationalize the supply chain?
  • Which GS1 standards can be applied to the cash supply chain?
  • What are the tech barriers?
  • What are the lessons to be learnt from proof of concept projects?
  • What are the next steps: developing a standardized framework for identifying and tracking cash
  • 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

Donna Becraft
Chief Information Officer, Dunbar Armored Inc

3:10PM

Cash Visibility Case Studies

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  3:10PM - 3:30PM

  • What are the advantages of the banks tracking currency in the cash supply chain?
  • Demonstrating efficiencies: case studies

Dr Rory Herriman
CTO, SUZOHAPP

3:30PM

Break & Exhibition visit

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  3:30PM - 3:55PM

3:40PM

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Track One

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

3:55PM

Risk Mitigation for Cash In Transit & CITs

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  3:55PM - 4:40PM

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 Loomis International LATAM Loomis

4:10PM

Fluorescence: Update on Developments

Track One

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

Novel fluorescent effects

  • Bringing UV fluorescence to the next level
  • Multi-functional UV fluorescence
  • What can we learn from application examples?

UV fluorescence as a multi-functional security feature through unique detection method

  • Introduction of unique handheld detection method for bringing UV fluorescence to level 3 security features
  • Additional possibilities: quality control in ink manufacturing and finished goods
  • Cost optimization in printing and objective interpretation of measurements using UV fluorescent materials

Garth Zambory
Strategic Accounts Director Honeywell Authentication Technologies

Dr. Zoltán Bajkó
CEO, Luminochem

4:40PM

ATM Innovations for Next Gen Transaction

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  4:40PM - 5:15PM

  • 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

4:55PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track One

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

John Winchcombe
Currency Adviser, Seven Layer Solutions

5:15PM

Reducing Your Cash Management Costs

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  5:15PM - 5:35PM

  • How to manage rising costs and drive efficiencies
  • The complexities of managing a large geographical estate
  • How to manage change and is running an RFP really worth it?
  • How to monitor and maintain service levels across your estate
  • The importance of management information
  • Are your collection schedules really optimized for each site in your network?

Elley Frost
President, North America, CMSPI

5:35PM

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Track Two

  Thursday, November 8  5:35PM - 5:40PM

Aubrey Meador
Retail & Financial Advisor, Former President of ARCA

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