Airline & Travel Payments Summit APAC: Phuket, Thailand

Date: 20 August: 1:00pm-5pm: Conference
5pm-7pm: Networking Reception
21 August: 9am-5pm: Conference
5pm-6pm: Networking Reception
Location: Phuket, Thailand
Delegates: 100+
Register Now: REGISTER NOW! Pricing: Merchants: $249 USD  / Vendors: $999 USD (Until 2 of August)

The 2024 Airline & Travel Summit of Payments Asia-Pacific (ATPS APAC) will take place at the Angsana Laguna Phuket Hotel on the 20th and 21st of August.

This conference is the place to be if improving profitability is on your agenda.  Payments and fraud prevention are key areas that can drive revenue and decrease your costs.  We will share the latest innovations and trends for airlines, travel companies and OTA’s in payments & fraud prevention as well as connecting industry professionals from across the region!

A few of the hot topics to be covered on the agenda will include:

  • Account Takeovers: the fraudsters’ new line of attack
  • B2B Payments: a new area to deliver cost savings
  • Artificial Intelligence: current reality in fraud prevention, how is it being applied to payment optimization?
  • New Fintech Solutions: what new technologies need to be on your radar

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Airline & Travel Payments Summit APAC
Tuesday 20th August 2024

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Welcome Coffee and Registration

2:30pm – 5:00pm

Payments Track

Payments Workshops: Open to all registered delegates

Small group sessions to let delegates learn first hand on key payment topics from leading industry experts

Topics & Session Leaders
-Payment Orchestration – what it is and how it can benefit your business
Toreson Lloyd
, Co-founder & CCO, Apexx Global
-B2B Payments
Daniel Yao, Director Market Development Travel, Mastercard
-AI and Payments
Speaker to be announced

Fraud Track

Asia-Pacific Fraud Roundtable | Peer to Peer Learning Sessions – sharing experiences and solutions

Please note this session is Invitation Only for Airline & Travel Fraud Professionals

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Peter Gross, Revenue Fraud Analyst, Virgin Australia
Chris Staab, Co-founder, Loyalty Security Alliance

Topics & Speakers
Loyalty Programs and Account Takeovers | Led by Arkose

Revenue & Loyalty Fraud Prevention – an integrated approach | Led by Ypsilon

Fraud Orchestration

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Networking Session Sponsored by Discover
Airline & Travel Payments Summit APAC
Wednesday 21st August 2024

8:30am – 9:00am

Registration and Coffee 

9:00am – 9:30am

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

Lance Blockley, Managing Director, The Initiatives Group

Case Study:  How Uber is improving Costs and Conversion

SheucChee Bee, Head of Payments, Uber
Nakul Kothari, Head of Market Expansion, Juspay

9:30am – 10:00am

How Account Take Over is the fraudsters new line of attack

Jonathan Davidson, Loyalty Manager, Star Alliance in conversation with 
Chris Staab, Co-founder, Loyalty Security Alliance

10:00am – 10:30am

Cybersecurity tools – from Captca, Cloudflare to Microsoft Storm are these effective?

David Ellens, Regional VP of Sales, Arkose

10:30am – 11:00am

Coffee Break & Networking 

11:00am – 12:00pm

Panel session: Issues and Challenges now that B2B Payments has now come centre stage.  Dealing with  third parties paying airlines & travel companies, and merchants own payments to their suppliers.  

David Newington, Regional Director APAC, Travel & Payment


Igor Costa, Commercial Manager, Outpayce (invited)

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Build in house, buy in our outsource?  The eternal debate for fraud and payments systems

Nik Laming, CEO, Loyalty ConnectOS (invited)

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch & Networking 

2:00pm – 2:25pm

Is AI Making any impact on payments and fraud – are there practical use cases?

Alex Behar, Chief Information Officer, Zota (invited)

2:25pm – 2:50pm

Improving the process for B2B Supplier Payments

Daniel Yao, Director Market Development Travel, Mastercard

2:50pm – 3:30pm

Panel session: Is payment and fraud technology helping or holding the industry back?  

James Alba-Duignan, Business Solutions Consultant, Performance Matters

Sandeep Mander, VP Sales, Continuum Commerce Solutions (invited)

…others to be announced

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Coffee Break & Networking 

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Innovative Product Ptiches: The Lions’ Den

At Ai Events we have a focus on sharing insights and best practices at our conferences.  We don’t sell the speaking slots – with one exception!  The Lions’ Den are paid for pitches so you know you are being sold to!  But.  The pitchers have just 5 minutes and are limited to three slides to explain to the delegates and our panel of judges why their innovation is worthy of being voted the best product.

If you have a product or service that you’d like to pitch at ATPS APAC 2024 then please email Michael Smith by clicking here

Lions (Judges)

– Kavita Kumar, Fraud Manager, Air New Zealand
– Wagas Mohammad Riaz Hakim, Manager Fraud Detection, Gulf Air

….others to be announced

Product Pitchers

Have you got an innovative product or service to pitch then please email for more details by clicking here
….to be announced

5:00pm – 6:00pm

ATPS Co-Host
Networking Session Sponsored by UATP

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