Date: 29th of March 2023
Location: Sydney, Australia
Delegates: 20+

Airline & Travel Payments Summit APAC Forum


The pandemic forced a pace of change that brought innovations quicker to market than ever before. This session of ATPS APAC was all about how these innovations can drive down the cost of payment acceptance, while also improving customer experience – from Open Banking to Alternative Payment Methods – which in turn drive sales conversion. We’ were joined by experts in their field and will also showcase some new products and services with the aim of helping all participants get down to business.

Lead Sponsor


ATPS APAC Forum will host decision-makers working in commercial departments from air carriers and travel companies from around the globe. Sponsorship offers an ideal opportunity to reach potential airline & travel business prospects.

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Airline & Travel Payments Summit APAC Forum
Wednesday 29th of March 2023

1:30pm- 2.00pm

Registration and Networking

2.00pm – 2.20pm

Welcome Remarks

Lance Blockley, Managing Director, The Initiatives Group

Opening Presentation: State of Innovation for Airline & Travel Payments in APAC

David Ojerholm, Company Director, The Initiatives Group

2.20pm- 2.40pm

Customer Experience: increasing check out conversion

Karl Durrance, MD Australia and New Zealand, Stripe

2.40pm – 3.00pm

Managing your Payment Costs with Payment Orchestration – what are the key strategies?

Brad Pursell, Chief Commercial Officer, Paydock

3.00pm- 3.40pm

Panel Session: Payments – Getting the balance for Cost, Conversion and Customer Experience


Lance Blockley, Managing Director, The Initiatives Group

Naomi Nixon, Executive Manager Partnership Enablement, Australian Payments Plus
Ryan De Boer, CFO & Founder, Loyalty & Reward Co
Tim McDonnell, Head of Sales, Adyen

3.40pm – 4.00pm

Coffee Break

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Payment Innovation Showcase: Products & Services to help save money and drive sales!

Michael Smith, Co-Founder, Ai Events

Have you got a product innovation to help with payment costs, improving customer experience or increasing conversion?  This showcase session is a great opportunity to get in front of merchants and share with them how you can help them in these areas.  For more details oh how to sponsor a slot please contact Michael Smith –

Invited Innovators
Piers Gorman, Managing Director APAC, Trevipay | How to grow your B2B sales and increase yields
Mike Carlo, CEO, XanderPay | How to save money on your supplier payments
Jamie Fu, Vice President, Enterprise Partnerships, Mastercard | Innovation Powering The Travel Economy

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Join us for some in person drinks and networking!

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