April 22, 2021

Visa to host conference on post-COVID-19 economy

Visa to host conference on post-COVID-19 economy

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the international Visa Cashless Forum 2020 will be held on the topic “New reality, new challenges, new payments ”(“ New Normal, New Challenges, New Cashless ”).

Visa will bring together the countries of Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Ukraine, Georgia and the CIS countries on one online platform to discuss the challenges, opportunities and a new digital paradigm of the post-COVID-19 era.

Visa Cashless Forum will be streamed online in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Serbia and Ukraine.

Forum Speakers - International and Regionaldigital experts, renowned economists, bankers, representatives of financial institutions and fintech, as well as small and medium-sized businesses, including: Vera Platonova, Senior Vice President and Regional Development Director of Visa's CIS and Southeastern Europe (Ukraine); Charles Robertson, Chief Economist at Renaissance Capital (UK); Gleb Burtsev, Business Development Director, NovaPay, Nova Poshta (Ukraine); Oleg Gorokhovsky, co-founder, Monobank (Ukraine); Vladimir Djordjevic, Visa Regional Manager for South-Eastern Europe (Serbia); Christina Dorosh, Visa Regional Manager for the Caucasus Region (Georgia); Dmitry Eremeev, ex-CEO of Richemont SA (CIS); Ekaterina Ivanova, ex-HR director in Europe, Chanel (CIS); Petr Krumkhanzl, Chairman of the Board, PrivatBank (Ukraine); Ines Rocha, Director of the Financial Products Program, SME Financing and Development Department, EBRD (UK); Mikhail Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Digital Transformation (Ukraine); Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Stanford University (USA); Pascal Häfil, General Manager, Coty (France); Mikhail Chernyshev, Customer Service Specialist, Dodo Pizza (UK); Svetlana Chirva, Visa Regional Manager for Ukraine and Moldova (Ukraine); Vlad Yatsenko, co-founder, Revolut (UK) and others.

Forum participants will discuss how to adapt tonew reality and turn the challenges of the pandemic into opportunities for business, society and countries; assess the impact of changes in consumer behavior on the rapid development of digital payment technologies, and also analyze what is the driver of future innovations.

Visa Cashless Forum 2020 will includeincludes a variety of interactive formats, including panel discussions, open interviews, debates, colabs, case presentations and polls. The event will be moderated by both external experts and Visa top managers from different countries of the region.

Online registration for participation in the Forum, as well as a detailed program are available on the Visa website.

As a reminder, on June 30, Visa held an online conference on helping businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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