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PLUS-Forum “Cash Circulation + Self-service. Banking and Retail” to summarize adoption of new Russian banknotes

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1.jpgThe 10th International PLUS-Forum “Cash Circulation + Self-Service. Banking and Retail” celebrating its jubilee this year, will be held at the Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre in Moscow on November 14-15, 2018. The preparations for the event, the most eagerly awaited by the Russian and international payment market players, are in full swing!

The November PLUS-Forum is dedicated to the analysis of the current state of and prospects for the development of cash circulation, banking and payment industry in Russia, EEU Member States and other countries. 
This year the Forum will discuss a number of topical issues, with special attention given to the modern strategy of the state in the field of cash circulation, including the standpoints of the regulator, and to the initiatives of key market players such as banks, payment systems and operators of innovative solutions.

The results of the adoption of new banknotes of 200 and 2,000 ruble denominations will be summarized. The participants will also analyze the effectiveness of interaction among the Bank of Russia, commercial credit institutions and vendors as regards adapting ATM and terminal networks, setting banknote counters and sorters to make them fit for handling the new banknotes.

Besides, the Forum participants will analyze the existing cash circulation and cash handling ecosystem, as well as banking self-service infrastructure that help facilitate efficient access of people to cash, and express their opinions regarding the necessity of further improvements of the ecosystem and infrastructure. The Forum will focus on the most promising business cases, showing a variety of scenarios for the banking services and cash circulation transformation in the context of the ongoing development of digital banking. The topics of presentations include new opportunities and tasks of a self-service device network arising from the introduction of biometric identification, mobile NFC-transactions at ATMs, assisted services, etc. Forum participants will discuss the best practices of ATM network monetization in the new economic realities, factors of self-collection efficiency, as well as new tasks arising from the digitalization of banking and financial services in general.

2.jpgOf no less interest to the professional community is the launch of two releases of a user app for mobile phones, which allows citizens to check the Bank of Russia’s notes validity in a specialist-like manner.

The Forum will pay special attention to the security of offline banking and cash circulation, including the issues of countering cyber attacks and further development of the new approaches to cash collection involving no arms or armored vehicles.

A round table is being prepared already to offer bankers, payment systems and retailers the floor to discuss cash dispensing at the checkouts and provision of other financial services using resources of the retail business infrastructure. The discussion of this topic began at the 5th PLUS-Forum “Online & Offline Retail 2018”.

Issues to be discussed at the round table :

  • Changes in the banking infrastructure, opportunities for retail
  • Bank transfer agents: special features of the status and requirements to their activities
  • Advantages and difficulties to be taken into account when organizing cash dispensing services at the checkout.

Alongside the conference, the most representative exhibition of equipment, technologies and business solutions from major Russian and international companies.

PLUS-Forum is an ideal opportunity to present your solutions and products to a targeted audience, regardless of a participation format you would choose. Hurry up to take your place among the market leaders!

Confirmed Forum sponsors and partners include:

3.jpgGlobal Sponsor: Gamma Center

General sponsor: KALIGNITE, JCM

Chief sponsors: DEEP 2000, Verifone, CFT

Partners: NCR, Glory, StrongPoint, GRG Banking, CPI, Innovative Technology, Abloy, PBF Group, Sensis, Damask, Prosoft-Biometrics, sim2m, Tactilion, Europeum, OKI, LAN ATMservice, Cassida, Ligat, VisionLabs, Alagard, E-kassir, Third sense, Best Quality Design, Sikelia, Unicum, Z-CARD, it Ping.

We invite speakers and vendors to participate in the event! To inform us about your decision, please write to Deputy Chairman of the Steering Committee Konstantin Grizov at konstantin@plusworld.ru or call +7 925 005 40 05.

You can get registered as a PLUS-Forum delegate here. Don’t be left out in the cold – limited number of seats available!
To learn about the previous PLUS-Forum, please see our photo and video materials, and read summary reports:
  • October PLUS-Forum 2017. Day One
  • October PLUS-Forum 2017. Day Two: efficiency, security and new approaches 
  • October PLUS-Forum exhibition: a new format of relevance
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