2004 CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

Building upon the success of last year's first ever Micropayments Conference,
Micropayments '04 is a forum to educate merchants, payments and
technology companies, banks and financial services institutions on
the potential of small payments, and to facilitate discussion
regarding present and future small payment solutions.

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Print Agenda
Time Description and Format

7:45am 8:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am 8:45am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:45am 9:30am

PANEL 1:
Sizing the Market
From the Top Down and the Bottom Up, how big are the opportunities for small payments? Market sizing from the Financial Services perspective, from the Merchant (Vertical) perspective, and from the Consumer perspective.

Speakers/Panelists

Joseph Shearn, Risk Analyst, E.M.S
Matt Kleinschmit, Director, Ipsos-Insight

9:30am 10:45am

PANEL 2:
Cash to Card: Small Payments in the Physical World
While the digital world gets a lot of attention, the most sizable opportunities exist in the physical world. Leading merchants with physical POS offerings share perspectives on the conversion from cash to card.

Speakers/Panelists

Peter Was, Senior Director, Banking, Credit Cards and Payroll, Sodexho USA
Mark Ralston, COO, Reino Parking
Elaine Hodgson, CEO, Incredible Techologies
Billy Weisman, CEO, Weisman Enterprises

Moderator

Ted Daniels, Senior Analyst, Chargebacks.com

10:45am 11:00am

Networking Break

11:00am 12:00pm

PANEL 3:
Payment Industry View of the Small Payment Opportunity
The card community has kept its eye on small payments for some time.  What initiatives are the big payments players planning? What enablers need to be in place for the emergence of this high growth segment?

Speakers/Panelists

Beth Horowitz, SVP, MasterCard
Barbara Roeber, GM/SVP, SunTrust/First Data Merchant Services
Barbara Fields, Consultant, Merchant Services Advantage Processor

Moderator

John Gould, Director, Bank Cards Practice, AMS

12:00pm 1:15pm

LUNCH

1:15pm 2:00pm

KEYNOTE

Speaker

Alex St. John, CEO, WildTangent

2:00pm 3.00pm

PANEL 4:
"Mini-transactions": How the Games Industry is Leveraging Payment Flexibility

Speakers/Panelists

Jen MacAllenn, Director of Education Merchant University
John Welch, CEO, PlayFirst
Mike Hogan, VP of Technology and Operations, Turbine Entertainment
Richard Roberts, VP of Digital Distribution, Atari

Moderator

Matthew Bellows, Co-Founder, Wireless Gaming Review; VP, Mobile Entertainment, CNET GameSpot

3:00pm 3:15pm

Networking Break

3:15pm 4:15pm

PANEL 5:
Digital Music: What have we learned in 2004?
If iTunes was the story of 2003, what have been the lessons of '04?  As new entrants join the fray, what impact do payment considerations have on the design of new offerings?

Speakers/Panelists

David Pakman, COO, eMusic
Shahid Khan, Managing Director, Media & Entertainment, BearingPoint
Boris Fridman, CEO, Crisp Wireless
Daniel Porter, Vice President, Business Development, BMG Direct

Moderator

David Card, VP & Senior Analyst, Jupiter Research

4:15pm 5:15pm

PANEL 6:
MSOs, RBOCs, ISPs: Building the Infrastructure for Small Payment Business Models

Speakers/Panelists

Brad Singer, VP, PaymentOne
Gerald Hewes, VP Product Mangement, M-Qube
Gary Price, Director New Media, APS
Dermot McCormack, VP, Cablevision
Lydia Loizides, Principal, Paphion Inc.

Moderator

David Leibowitz, CH Potomac

 Click here for the full list of panelists from last year's conference.


PRESS REGISTRATIONS

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(Deadline: September 30, 2004)