EBPS is the most popular event of its kind and attracts more than 9 thousand professionals and experts each year with a rich and diverse combination of presentations, workshops, round tables, exhibition, and a cultural ceremony at the end.

Why Attend EBPS8?

With population of more than 80 million people, mostly comprising young and educated generation, Iran is a growing market for new financial technologies and banking services. As of 2017, there are 30 banks in Iran. Over the past decade, IT and ICT networks have expanded, allowing rapid growth in electronic banking and payment services. In 2017, more than 16 billion transactions were made using electronic fund transfer systems. Currently, over 290 million payment cards are active and there are over 4 million EFTPOS terminals and over 40k ATMs in Iran.

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How to Submit Articles



Interested persons are invited to send an extended abstract, accessible from conference webpage www.ebps.ir, to the scientific secretariat no later than November 26th 2018. The deadline for the submission of the full text of the accepted articles is January 5th 2019.

Abstract of articles should not exceed 1000 words. You can download the acceptable format for the submission of articles from www.ebps.ir.

The language of the conference is Farsi, though simultaneous English translation is available for non-Farsi speaking guests.

Conference Topics



Blockchain Technology and Distributed Ledgers:
• Nature of Technology
• Implementations and Technologies
• Legal Framework
• Regulatory Void (Regulations)
• Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

Cryptocurrencies:
• Types of Cryptocurrencies
• Legal and Regulatory Environments
• Jurisprudential Issues of Cryptocurrencies
• Related Entities (Currency Exchanges)
• National, Regional and Global Cryptocurrency Controls

Alternative Payment Systems:
• Alternative Messaging Systems
• Regional Payment Systems
• New Methods of Settlement and Commercial Payments

Payments, Open Banking and Financial Technologies:
• Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)
• Regulatory Technologies (RegTech)
• Payment Bank
• Financial and Tax Technology

Fraud, Money Laundering and Scam (Ways to Deal with It):
• Strong Authentication
• Macro Data Analysis
• Application of Artificial Intelligence in Detection and Coping
• Data Governance

Digital Evolution:
• Efficiency of Banking System
• Standardization of Processes
• New Business Models
• Banking and Payments Unions

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Organizers

Monetary and Banking Research Institute, has organized the Annual Conference on E-Banking and Payment Systems over the last seven years. Over the past seven years, the conference has constantly over-achieved its goals. Growing interest in its offerings is demonstrated by the rising number of participants.
The annual conference on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies has been held since 1990 and the annual conference of Electronic Banking and Payment Systems began in 2012 and has grown significantly both in terms of quality and professional participation at the domestic and international levels.

Monetary and Banking Research Institute (MBRI)



MBRI was founded in 1990 as the think tank for CBI in response to a growing need for research relating to the field of monetary-exchange rate policy and banking. To create the required policy-oriented research capacity in the afore-mentioned areas MBRI has instituted 6 research divisions: banking, electronic banking, Islamic banking, financial management, monetary-and exchange rate policy, and quantitative modeling. The research work undertaken at MBRI have been published and publicized through various mediums and forums including two regular annual conferences. The annual conference on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies has been held since 1990 and the annual conference of Electronic Banking and Payment Systems began in 2012 and has grown significantly both in terms of quality and professional participation at the domestic and international levels.

Organizational Chart



Dr. Nima Amirshekari

Head of Electronic Banking Department at MBRI

Nasser Hakimi

IT managing Deputy, CBI

Ali Divandari

MBRI director (Secretary of Conference)

Hasti Rabee Hamedani

Director of Education and Conferences at MBRI (Executive Secretary)

Hamid Zamanzadeh

MBRI, Deputy of Research (Scientific Secretary)

Executive Committee



Reza Parvahan

Director of Finance & Administration at MBRI

Dr Hasti Rabee Hamedani

Director of Education and Conferences at MBRI (Executive Secretary)

Peyman Rahemi

Director of procument & support  at MBRI

Fasihe Rajabi

Expert of Education and Conferences at MBRI

Scientific Committee



Head of Electronic Banking Department at MBRI

Dr. Nima Amirshekari

Deputy of IT at Parsian Bank

Masoud Pashmchi

Board member of TOSAN CO

Dr. Omid Torabi

Member of Electronic Banking Task Force at MBRI

Dr. Morteza Tork Tabrizi

Head of Money and Foreign Exchange Group at MBRI

Dr. Ahmad Reza Jalali Naeini

CEO of FANAP CO

Dr Shahab Javanmardi

Vice Governor (IT Technology) at CBI

Nasser Hakimi

MBRI director (Secretary of Conference)

Dr Ali Divandari

The Deputy Director of Marketing at Asan Pardakht Co.

Saeed Zolghadriha

Director of Education and Conferences at MBRI (Executive Secretary)

Dr. Hasti Rabee Hamedani

MBRI, Deputy of Research (Scientific Secretary)

Dr. Hamid ZamanZadeh

Director of Banking Research Department at MBRI

Dr. Mehrdad Sepahvand

Head of Software Administration at Tejarat Bank

Seyyed Javad Sajadi

Member of Electronic Banking Task Force at MBRI

Peyman Sanaei

Member of Electronic Banking Task Force at MBRI

Mohammad Hadi Shalbaf

Deputy of Electronic Banking at Ayandeh Bank

Abdol Reza Sharifi Hosseini

Iranian National Tax Administration, Deputy Resource Development

Ibrahim Tarighat

Deputy of sales and marketing, Informatics Services Co.

Dr. Farhad Fa'ez

Expert in Electronic Banking

Dr Seyyed Valiolah Fatemi

CEO, Irankish Credit Card

Sadegh Faramarzi

CEO of Shaparak co.

Mohammad Forghani

CEO of Efarda Co.

Seyyed Hamed Ghannadpour

Member of Electronic Banking Task Force at MBRI

Rasool Lotfi Azar

Deputy Governor of  ‌Bank Mellat

Ali Reza Lagzaei

Head of Network Division at ISC

Dr Mehran Mahramian Moalem

CEO of TOSAN Techno Co.

Dr. Mohammad Mazaheri

Member of Electronic Banking Task Force at MBRI

Morteza Moghaddasian

Director of Research at MBRI

Dr. Maryam Hemati

Director of planning and performance monitoring at ISC

Seyyed Farshid Yaasoobi

Important Dates and Deadlines


Conference Dates 29 – 30 January, 2019
Abstract Submission November 26, 2018
Abstract Acceptance Notification December 06, 2018
Full Paper Submission January 05, 2019
Sponsorship Deadline December 21, 2018
Conference Registration Closes January 21, 2019

Festivals

The Noorbakhsh festival is one of the main activates of the Electronic Banking and Payment System Conference. This event allows the top banks and companies to propose their innovative idea. The most three criteria in this competition are novelty, applicability and profitability.

Dr. Noorbakhsh Festival



Introducing innovative banks in field of Electronic Banking:
Introducing innovative banks and companies is one of the side activities of EBPS8th and it is in agenda of the conference with three criteria of novelty, applicability and potential profitability since the first event.

• The first conference (2012):
Meli Bank, Saderat Bank, Melat Bank ,Tejarat Bank, Keshavarzi Bank ,Sepah Bank, Refah Bank, Pasargad Bank, Parsian Bank.

• The second conference (2013):
- The first place: Niosha from Parsian Bank
- The second place: Keshavarzi Bank, Eghtesad Novin Bank, Saderat Bank, Pasargad Bank
- The third place: Meli Bank, Saman Bank

• The third conference (2014):
- The first place: Saderat Bank
- The second place: Maskan Bank
- The third place: Eghtesad Novin Bank, Saman Bank

• The fourth conference (2015):
- The first place: Tejarat Bank
- The second place: Saman Bank

• The fifth conference (2016):
- Selected in the Top Bank Products: Ayandeh Bank
- Selected in the Top Bank Products: Maskan Bank

• The sixth conference (2017):
- The first place: Meli Bank
- The second place: Refah Bank
- The third place: Shahr Bank

The 8th annual conference on Electronic Banking and Payment Systems

The Monetary and Banking Research Institute (MBRI) has organized the Annual Conference of Electronic Banking and Payment Systems (EBPS) since 2011. MBRI has assumed this new responsibility in line with their expanded mission to undertake and fund research and to organize scientific forums in the fields of EB and PS. The objective of the annual EBPS is to disseminate frontier knowledge in this field to the banks and create a professional forum in this field for the banking community, finance companies, academia, and IT experts so as to identify important IT applications and solution in EB and PS.


The Exhibition

EBPS is aiming to be the leading banking event in Iran (and subsequently in Middle East) where networking and doing business are at the top of the agenda. Therefore, in addition to the conference, EBPS8 hosts a high-class exhibition, where you can meet top institutions in e-banking and payment systems including banks, financial institutions, FinTech startups, software and hardware developers, ICT companies, mobile operators, systems integrators, consultants, and payment service providers in one place.

The Exhibition



EBPS is aiming to be the leading banking event in Iran (and subsequently in Middle East) where networking and doing business are at the top of the agenda. Therefore, in addition to the conference, EBPS8 hosts a high-class exhibition, where you can meet top institutions in e-banking and payment systems including banks, financial institutions, FinTech startups, software and hardware developers, ICT companies, mobile operators, systems integrators, consultants, and payment service providers in one place.
Therefore, the 8th Annual Conference on E-Banking and Payment Systems will provide high-impact brand visibility for exhibitors and sponsors and ensure that they are at the forefront of shaping the future of the e-banking and payment systems market. Take a look at our website (www.ebps.ir), to start planning your business meetings.

The 8th annual conference on Electronic Banking and Payment Systems
29 – 30 January, 2019
Tehran, Milad Tower, International Conference Hall
Conference theme:
Blockchain Revolution

Speakers

Key speakers and members who participate in EBPS conferences are selected among the domestic and the international scholars in terms of the main topic of the conference. Also, it has always been emphasized to invite the authorities and the decision makers to be as a part of the conference.

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Registration

Those who are interested in attending the conference, it is necessary to complete the registration process through the website "www.ebps.ir" and contact the secretariat of the conference if you wish to register as a group or organization.

Registration

Registration Guide



Follow these easy steps:
1. Visit our Online Registration Portal
2. Click “Continue” under Not Yet Registered?
3. Fill in your First Name & Last Name to verify if you have an active HFSA membership.
4. Select the appropriate options based on the search of our database.
Once registered a confirmation will be sent by to you by e-mail. Please keep this message for your records.

Register Mail / Fax:
Download a registration form from our website and follow the instructions. Then send the completed form to us via email or Fax. You will receive the confirmation of your registration by email. If you do not receive the email please contact the conference secretariat to confirm your registration.

Registration Fee

1 Day

2 Day

 

1500$

2000$

Registration fees include access to all official conference sessions, breaks, lunch, and closing ceremony.











We are offering a number of dynamic sponsorship packages at the 2018 EBPS conference, which will enable you to achieve high-profile brand exposure to our audience of 9000 senior-level decision-makers across the country.
EBPS represents the interests of E-baking and payment systems members, encouraging best practice and the exchange of industry know-how through its schedule of conferences and exhibitions. Becoming a corporate sponsor for our event demonstrates that your business is supporting the industry and its work, while targeting our unique audience to bring your company’s products and services to their attention.


Contact us

Address: Monetary and Banking Research Institute, No. 10, Africa Ave., Argentina Sq., Tehran-IRAN, P.O.box 16765-1654
Tel: +98(21)8865 7395 - 97
E-mail: ac@mbri.ac.ir
Web: www.EBPS.ir
Fax: +98(21)8865 7430