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International PLUS-Forum “FinTech, Banks and Retail. Digital Transformation and Synergy” comes soon in May!

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The event will take place in Tashkent on May, 30–31, 2023. 

The PLUS-Forum is supported by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In 2022, the PLUS-Forum proved to be an effective open platform for productive business communication of the regulator, banking entities, fintech firms and major retailers aimed to discuss the most pressing business issues. More than 30 key speakers and over 800 top managers and experts in banking, fintech and retail took part in the event.

As part of the two-day conference programme and a representative exhibition of promising solutions and services, Forum participants will be able to get acquainted with the innovative products and solutions developed by the most advanced companies from all over the world including the CIS countries, as well as with the experience of their use by financial institutions and retail chains.

Click the link to learn more about the Forum.

What is PLUS-Forum? It implies the following:

— topical issues of interaction between banking and retail

— industry experts willing to share their expertise

- leading companies presenting their unique products at an innovative exhibition.

Key topics of the PLUS-Forum:

  • Vector of the payment systems development. Shift in trends 2.0
  • Government regulation and top trends in the payment industry. The most significant regulations of the CBRU in 2022-2023. We explain the essence. We analyze the impact on the market. We take the issues of the table.
  • eGOV. From e-Government to the digital society
  • Digitalization of banking and retail amid transformation
  • Islamic finance. Analysis of the prospects and effectiveness.
  • Bank cards. Tokenization and virtualization
  • Instant (Faster) Payments Systems
  • CBDC projects. Pilots. Results. Conclusions
  • Cryptocurrency markets. Continued interest in crypto. What's next? From attempted strict regulation to the market harmonization endeavours  
  • Money transfer systems. How they are transformed in the new geopolitical conditions
  • Biometrics and identification. Role. Place. Prospects
  • Effectiveness of Big Data. Further broadening of their application areas
  • Digital services and facilities. Digital mortgage. All areas of digital lending, including consumer loans
  • ATM and POS-terminal networks. New functionality: cardless services at ATMs; online fiscalization at POS
  • Retail bank’s IT landscape and transformation. A look from inside. The role of Agile in the digitalization
  • Project Management (PM). Current project management problems and their leveling
  • Financial literacy. From counteracting social engineering to creating conditions for more effective economic development and improving the welfare of citizens
  • Cyber resilience of the banking and payments industry. Concentration of cybersecurity resources
  • Acquiring business strategies
  • E-commerce. Its role in the development of country markets
  • Transformation of retail. Challenges and sustainable market development
  • “New Marketing”. Re-assessment of strategies and tools
  • Customer loyalty in the era of digitalization
  • Digital transformation. A look from inside. The role of Agile in the digitalization
  • Cash collectors. Collection business in the light of recent changes in legislation
  • Small and medium businesses. SMB as a catalyst for the development of modern economies
  • Mobile payment services. Google Pay, Apple Pay, WeChat, Alipay. Present state. Prospects
  • BNPL. A successful competitor to consumer finance and credit cards?
  • Further development of brokerage services by banks. Mobile applications for investment and trading


Confirmed PLUS-Forum sponsors and partners include:

Title Sponsor:


Strategic Sponsors:



Official Sponsor:


Gold Sponsors:


• TietoEvry

• Fido-Biznes

Silver Sponsors:

• Bass Technology


Bronze Sponsors:

• Tianyu

• One vision

• Art-Bank

Cocktail Sponsor:


Coffee break Sponsor:


Associate and Media Partners:

• We project media

• The Tech

Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association (REMA)

• Vyberu.ru


• Association of Corporate Treasurers

• Association of Banks of the Republic of Kazakhstan

• Confederation of Digital Business

You can become a Delegate, Speaker or Sponsor and learn about all the benefits and options for participation, following the link:

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The Forum Organizer


See you at our PLUS-Forum!

For more details regarding your participation please contact:

PLUS-Forum Steering Committee

 +7 495 961 1065