15 March 2023
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

ABOUT PLUS-FORUM

The program of the Forum includes consideration of a wide range of issues related to the implementation of the concept of “Digital Kyrgyzstan”, including the further introduction of innovative technologies in government agencies, banks, fintech and retail.

PLUS-Forum CIS always arouses growing interest among professionals of banking sector, payment industry, financial market, retail and e-Commerce, as well as representatives of government agencies.

Participants

About 500 delegates, representing top management and experts from:

  • Public sector;
  • Fintech companies, start-ups, venture capital funds;
  • Foreign and local banks and microfinance institutions;
  • International vendors of IT solutions;
  • Operators of payment systems and communications;
  • Regulators and associations — independent experts and analysts.

Participants in the event are representatives of the target audience who are interested:

  • The latest information on market trends, best practices, products, solutions and technologies;
  • Productive exchange of views and establishment of long-term business relations.
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FORUM TOPICS

Development of Kyrgyzstan as a modern digital society

Digital transformation: 2023 — and further on. From an analogue society and economy to a digital community and a country-wide ecosystem

The role and place of the creative economy in the country today and in the future

Electronic services in the public administration and G2C. Digitization of public services and systems of interaction with citizens

Digital (remote) education and human resource development. The role of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Fintech and government regulation

Improving the payments landscape

Fintech as a banking industry culture

Blockchain and smart contracts. Innovations that become everyday routine

IT- and AI-related problems. Transformation of the challenges and solutions essential for the digital society

NFT technology. Near- and medium-term prospects for its application

Cryptocurrency industry 2023. Current state and main trends. Expected scenario for the crypto market development

ESG (Environment Social Governance). Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB). Green finance and Green fintech. How and why to integrate environmental initiatives into the work of fintech structures and banks

Islamic finance in the countries of Central Asia. Analysis of the causes and the development effectiveness. Promising Islamic banking of the 21st century?

Contactless and mobile payments. From technology and business advancement to solutions that support SMEs

Instant (faster) payments systems. How they are changing banks, consumer demands and payment scenarios

Open Banking and Open API. How they affect the traditional banking market

Big data. Further transformations of the banking landscape

The future of neobanks. Modern NeoBANK 4.0 = XaaS (Anything as a Service). Other neobanks development scenarios

Banking services for SMEs amid the changing banking landscape

e-Commerce as an analogue of fintech for retail. Independent product for the national market

Remote identification as an integral part of the digitalization of the banking sector. From user-friendliness to guaranteeing the freedom of choice of products and services

Global ATM market today. Main trends

Central bank digital currencies (CBDC). Objectives and tasks they are to solve

International payment systems. Shift in the vectors and the dynamics of IPS development

Metaverse as an interesting and breakthrough area of the payment business and retail. The medium-term prospects

BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) model. A successful competitor to credit cards and consumer finance in the new environment?

RegTech solutions — from blockchain to cloud computing. Innovative landmarks in the dynamic legal environment

Financial inclusion in the Central Asian region. Best practices of Kyrgyzstan

30 Embedded Finance. Why the embedded finance opens up for non-bank players a powerful channel of offers to users. What should banks do?

The market for cross-border money transfers. Global and regional accents

Cyber security. Cyber threats and information security in the banking sector

Sponsors and Partners

Title Sponsor

VISA

 

Gold Sponsors

TietoEVRY

 

Silver Sponsors

DATAPHONE
QIWI Business

 

Bronze Sponsors

Tevian
МТС
BPC
Алиот 2023
ATM Alliance
Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank

 

Associated Patners

Ассоциация микрофинансовых организаций Кыргызстана

 

Mediapartners

The Tech
ICT Online
Ассоциация корпоративных казначеев
Ассоциация участников рынка электронных денег и денежных переводов
weproject.media
Выберу.RU

 

FORUM REGISTRATION

Offline participation for employees of banks, МDOs, retail, executive authorities of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Transcaucasian countries
FREE

Only with confirmed corporate email

Offline participation for residents of the Kyrgyzstan: integrators / suppliers of solutions, equipment or services
350 €
Offline participation for non-residents of Kyrgyzstan, as well as employees of banks in Russia and Belarus: integrators / suppliers of solutions, equipment or services
690 €
Sponsors, Partners, Speakers and Media
FREE
Online participation
95 €
The Forum delegate package includes:
  • Attendance at events (conference, roundtables, exhibition) during the Forum
  • Meals (coffee breaks, lunches) during the Forum
  • A buffet and a cocktail party
  • WiFi internet access
  • Information materials of the Forum (the conference program, information of the exhibition participants, presentations key speakers, photos from the Forum)

EVENT PLAN

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VENUE

Sheraton Hotel Bishkek offers accommodation special rate for PLUS-Forum participants from 12th till 18th of March 2023.

  • Standard single: 100 USD per 1 night
  • Standard double: 115 USD per 1 night
  • Semi-luxe: 150 USD per 1 night
  • Prices include breakfast and taxes.

For reservation please write to the following address: sales@sheratonbishkek.com with note “EXPO participant”.

Bookings made via booking.com, hotelbeds etc. will be without special rate price

 

CONTACTS

Deputy Chairman
Konstantin Grizov
For speakers
Eka Mamasakhlisi
For participants
Sergey Savchenko