SMis Central and Eastern European Card Markets

Venue: Radisson SAS Béke Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Event Date/Time: Mar 15, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 16, 2010
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Central and Eastern European Card Markets
Discover the unrivalled potential of the CEE card markets

15th to 16th March 2010, Radisson SAS Béke Hotel, Budapest, Hungary
The CEE region still remains one of the most attractive regions for investment through its outstanding potential for growth. Its Card Market is no different. SMi’s 5th annual Central and Eastern European Card Markets conference will shine a spotlight on the region and this rapidly advancing Card Market.
SPEAKER UPDATE: We are proud to announce that Hemant Baijal, Payment Systems Development Group from The World Bank, will be providing a special address at this conference.
This year’s speaker line-up also includes
• Ruxandra Avram, Head of Regulation, Authorisation and Monitoring of Payment, National Bank of Romania
• Jens Mahlke, Member of the Board, Card Services, Deutsche Bank
• Robert Wright, CEO, Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo
• Nur Olcer, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Garanti Bank
• Julius Kravjar, Head of Market Development, AXA Bank Slovakia
• Constantine Stivaros, Business Development Manager, Piraeus Bank
• Mikko Haikonen Senior Manager, NFC Payment, Nokia Solutions Unit
• Andreas Melan, Group Payments Card Manager, IKEA
• Miloslav Kozler, Country Manager for Hungary, VISA
To view the full speaker line-up please visit our website at:
Attend this event and

• Update your knowledge of the CEE Card Market and the latest regulatory and technology issues
• Learn through firsthand accounts what the big issues are and what they mean for you
• Evaluate the latest trends and developments in the industry
• Discover what the future holds for CEE Card Markets emerging from the recession and with escalating regulatory pressures
• Network with all the key personnel in the CEE region’s Card Markets
Plus choose from two workshops:

Near Field Communication Technology
17th March, 2010 – 9.30am - 4.30pm, In association with: NFC Research Lab Hagenberg

Successfully Commercialising NFC
17th March, 2010 – 8.30am – 1.00pm, In association with: Consult Hyperion

For more information or to view the full event programme please visit our website at !*URL*!
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SMi Group also offers direct access to key decision makers in this sector through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages.
For details contact Alia Malick on tel: +44 (0)20 7827 6168 or email:


Please visit:
Alternatively, contact Marta Szymaniak on tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 6180
or email:

Supported by: Banking Automation Bulletin, Czech Bank Card Association, Euro Monitor, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Payments Cards & Mobile, See News, The Baltic Times


Radisson SAS Béke Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

Additional Information

Two day conference with 2 available workshops