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Mobile Payments & NFC Asia 2011
Strategies for mobile payments commercialization
Resolving ecosystem issues
Aligning financial services with mobile payments & NFC systems

Date: 13-14 July 2011, Venue: Eaton Hong Kong

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Endorsing Bodies

GSA

GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) represents leading GSM, 3G/WCDMA-HSPA and LTE suppliers, delivering trusted own-researched surveys, reports, facts, stats, objective analysis and information confirming and explaining market developments, trends, evolution and opportunities. Support to network operators includes targeted seminars for information exchange, relationship events, campaigns, case studies, and information papers.

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RSS Feed: www.gsacom.com/rss/gsanews.php4
GSA LinkedIN group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2313721
LTE1800 LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3129390
Twitter: www.twitter.com/gsacom
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Global-mobile-Suppliers-Association-GSA/12346277101255


GlobalPlatform

Driven by its member organizations, with cross industry representation from all world continents, GlobalPlatform is the worldwide leader in smart card infrastructure development. Its proven and interoperable technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are known as the standard for smart card infrastructure thanks to their balance of technical superiority and business justification. GlobalPlatform Specifications are freely available and have been adopted in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East by many public and private bodies. As an independent, not-for-profit organization, GlobalPlatform's strategy is defined and prioritized by a member elected Board of Directors

www.globalplatform.org


NFC Forum

The NFC Forum, www.nfc-forum.org, is a non-profit industry association dedicated to advancing the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum's 150+ global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery, and device capability.

The NFC Forum's Sponsor members, leading players in key industries around the world, are, HP, MasterCard International, Microsoft Corp., NEC, Nokia, NXP Semiconductors, NTT DoCoMo Inc., Panasonic, Renesas Technology, Samsung, Sony Corporation, Visa International.


Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA)

About WTIA

Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA), which was established in 2001, is a non-profit trade association registered in Hong Kong to provide a platform for the wireless-related business to work together to benefit the industry development and growth; with objectives below:

  • Represent and safeguard the interests and opinions of the wireless technology industry to the Government and other international parties
  • Promote the development, usage and awareness of wireless technology applications in Hong Kong
  • Enhance communication and partnership between different types of companies in the wireless technology industry
  • Advance the professional standards of software and hardware development in wireless technology applications


Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association

Established in 2003, Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (RTIA) 香港零售科技商會 is a non-profit trade association. We target to be a united force in the industry to accelerate the development and usage of retail and payment technologies locally and to promote our experience outside Hong Kong. Our mission is to promote the awareness and usage of retail and payment technologies and to advance the professional standards of software and hardware development in related technologies’ applications.

Our Objectives

  • • To promote and improve the standard of competence, recognition and profitability of the Hong Kong retail technology industry;
  • • To enhance the competitiveness of the Hong Kong retail technology industry locally and globally;
  • • To promote the awareness and usage of retail and payment technologies by the general public in Hong Kong;
  • • To provide a forum for experience sharing and partnership facilitation in achieving a maximum synergy effect within the Hong Kong retail technology industry;
  • • To promote and encourage co-operation amongst retail technology organizations in Hong Kong, other parts of China and elsewhere in the world.
Address   : Unit 1410, Eastern Harbour Centre, 28 Hoi Chak Streeet, Quarry Bay, HK
Tel   : (852) 2943 2936
Fax   : (852) 3585 1060
Email   : contact@hkrtia.org
Address   : Unit 1410, Eastern Harbour Centre, 28 Hoi Chak Streeet, Quarry Bay, HK
Website   : www.hkrtia.org

 


Media Partners

4Gwirelessforum

4Gwirelessforum.com is an online community forum of 4G enthusiasts who are either looking to get into this Industry, diversify their interest in this area and/or expand their existing interests as well.

Why we are different:

1. This is essentially a traditional forum, but with social networking features. If you are a Linked in user, you can simply register with us using the Linked in credentials and then change your user name and password. Your Linked in profile will get transferred to us using their API.

2. We are also inviting Students/Strategists/Executives from the Telecom/Wireless space to share their views in the form of discussions. One can start a discussion not only in the form of text but also include html (using the Word editor). Using this, it becomes easier for one to express any technical issue. Even for comments, we have introduced such a feature.

3. Companies can also promote their products by using html links to their company's portfolio

Join us at LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=3149090
Contact us: info@4gwirelessforum.com


4Gwirelessjobs.com

4G Wireless Jobs' acts as a mediator between Telecom and Wireless Industry specialists seeking career opportunities and those who are looking for such talent worldwide, with special emphasis on Next Generation Wireless Technologies.

Unlike other job portals, we have introduced a few unique features which include, but are not limited to,

  1. the White Paper section where the candidates can get their original white papers published and thus can stand apart if an employer is looking for a researcher or somebody with deep knowledge in a particular area. This feature is essentially helpful to PhD Students in the Wireless Field who are seeking an entry into Wireless Career;
  2. the Articles section, where we invite Students/Strategists/Executives from the Telecom/Wireless space to share their views in the form of Articles and get them published athttp://4gwirelessjobs.com/articles , and gain brand visibility.

Join us Linkedin - Next Generation Wireless Jobs (http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=2022814)
Contact: info@4gwirelessjobs.com.


ABI Research

ABI Research provides market-based intelligence across a range of technologies: mobile devices, networks, and services; wireless connectivity; the “digital home”; telematics and navigation, RFID, and “clean telecoms.” Its teams of expert analysts and researchers combine long experience, deep understanding of technology and business, and a firm dedication to objectivity. ABI Research reports and services offer subscribers critical interpretation of market trends, backed by verifiable facts.

In addition to being relied upon for strategic insight by over 500 clients annually, our analysts’ opinions appear in the major media sources of the world and hundreds of industry specific trade publications.

For more information please visit us on the web at www.abiresearch.com.


Blassys

Blassys … the Microenterprise eMagazine, is an online publication about microfinance and microenterpreneurs’ efforts, gains, and challenges. Our goal is to inform, educate, and entertain by bringing to our readers universal spectrum of ideas on Microfinance as well as thoughtful opinions by practitioners, scholars, professionals and of course, the microenterpreneurs. Please visit us at www.blassys.com


BuddeComm

BuddeComm is an independent telecommunications research and consultancy company, specialising in strategic business reports and operating what we believe to be the largest telecoms research service on the Internet.

Renowned for its breadth of research, we operate a global network of 45 researchers and consultants. Our website (www.budde.com.au) has over 100 Annual Publications, over 1 100 continuously updated Focus Reports and 800 archived Focus Reports containing telecoms research covering 170 countries, 450 companies and 200 discrete technologies and applications.

Our mission is to deliver high-level strategic information and analyses on key industry and market developments in the global telecommunications industry.


Bvents

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E-mail: admin@bvents.com
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Developing Telecom

DevelopingTelecoms is the industry leading on-line information portal covering communications technology, business, markets, new products and services in emerging markets world-wide. With free access and daily updates, DevelopingTelecoms is the first port-of-call for professionals needing to keep up-to-date, getting over 600,000 hits, 80,000 page-views and 25,000 visitors every month. Visit www.developingtelecoms.com now to keep abreast of developments in the world’s fastest growing communications markets and sign-up for our free e-newsletter.


IT EVENT

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Juniper Research

Juniper Research is a UK based analyst house specialising in the identification and appraisal of high growth opportunities across the telecoms and media sectors. We offer expertise in the areas of wireless and mobile as well as content, applications and device strategies, in the form of high quality analyst reports and bespoke projects. Recent reports include mobile advertising, mobile search and mobile web 2.0 an upcoming update to junipers flagship mobile entertainment series and a complete mobile payment markets series including reports on NFC and Money Transfer and Digital and Physical Goods. Free whitepapers and further information can be found at www.juniperresearch.com or via John at john.levett@juniperresearch.com.

Please click here to download a whitepaper on M-Commerce.


MarketsandMarkets

MarketsandMarkets is a full service and consulting firm that produces strategically analyzed full length reports track more than 10 industries. By FYE 2010 M&M plans to launch industry-wise and country wise market tracker for all the verticals tracked. This intelligence database comprising of about 60000 reports a year will form one of the world's largest intelligence resources worldwide. MarketsandMarkets has effectively used technology to automate management of large and complex data for forecasts. MarketsandMarkets aspires to help its client to achieve sustainable growth by providing incisive business insights into their respective business partners. Our 200 global strategic accounts with topline revenues in excess of USD 1 Billion annually. Delivered syndicated research studies to top publishers globally on a subcontracting model. The major industries that we cover in our market intelligence deliverables are Pharma & Biotech, Telecom & IT, Healthcare & Life sciences, Chemical & Advanced Material, Electronics & Semiconductor, Foods & Beverages.


Macau Business Magazine

Macau Business, a 132-page monthly magazine is De Ficção Multimedia Projects’ flagship publication. Launched in May 2004, focuses on Macau’s business community and economy and has achieved immense market credibility and penetration – in both circulation and reach – owing to its present monthly circulation of 25,000 issues and an aggregate growth rate of 800 percent to date. Besides local and international availability, Macau Business maintains a highly visited website – which recently logged its nine millionth pages viewed. Its subscribers span South East Asia, North America and Europe.

DeFicção Multimedia Projects is the only independently owned, non-Chinese local publishing group engaged in publishing two monthly magazines, several other publications, event management and soon, the hospitality field.

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Tel: +853 2833 1258
Fax: +853 2833 1487
E-mail: sub@macaubusiness.com | editor@macaubusiness.com
Website: www.macaubusiness.com


Maverick China Research


Maverick China Research provides un-biased, third-party research services covering China's growth industries. With an industry focus on China payments since 2006, we have become the premier market research firm in the sector and have worked with global payment giants to collect business intelligence in China. Specific topics we have covered in our market reports and customized research projects include mobile payments, online payments, top-ups, prepaid cards, contactless transportation cards, and retail POS systems. To find out more about Maverick China Research, visit www.maverickchina.com. To inquire about our services, please contact Dave at dave.carini@marverickchina.com


MicroCapital


MicroCapital publishes the MicroCapital Monitor and other products offering specialized news and information on international microfinance. As microfinance is an emerging industry with a legacy of charity, objective news with a business orientation is scarce. MicroCapital seeks to provide candid information on microfinance with the goal of encouraging rational growth of the industry.


Mind Commerce

The Mind Commerce is to provide customized research, consulting, training, and writing services for the telecommunications and IT industry within our areas of expertise.

Mind Commerce clients include manufacturers, developers, service providers,industry organizations, and government. Mind Commerce partners include various leading firms in the telecommunications industry.

Mind Commerce differentiates itself from its competition by meeting the unique needs of its clients through customized product development and service delivery.

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More RFID


MoreRFID is an online resource for RFID technology with three websites operating in US, China and Hong Kong. The site is designed to deliver latest RFID news, articles, product and vendor information to keep you stay on the leading edge of RFID development.


NFC TIMES


NFC Times: The premier publication covering Near Field Communication and all contactless technology. While other publications wait to be spoon-fed press releases and talking points, NFC Times gives you the exclusive news and insight into the global NFC and contactless markets that you need to stay competitive.


OVUM


Ovum is a telecoms, IT services and software company that analyzes changes, threats and opportunities ahead for clients including small companies, Fortune 500 corporations and governments around the world. We provide leading European business information in the technology, information, communications and telecoms sectors.

Ovum is a global advisory and consulting firm. Its primary activity is providing value-added advisory services and consulting to retain and project clients. The company acts as a well-respected and trusted source of industry data, knowledge and expertise on the commercial impact of technology, regulatory and market changes. Ovum engages in continuous research and industry analysis to determine market dynamics in its specialist sectors.


PMR

PMR (www.pmrcorporate.com) is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern European countries as well as other emerging markets. PMR's key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). Being present on the market since 1995, offering high international standards in projects and publications, as well as providing one of the most frequently visited and top-ranked websites, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.


ReportsandReports

ReportsandReports comprises of an online library of 50,000 reports, in-depth market research studies of over 5000 micro markets, and 25 industry specific websites.

Our client list boasts of almost all well-known publishers of such reports across the globe. We, as a third party reseller of market research reports employ number of marketing tools such as press releases, email-marketing and effective search engine optimization technique to drive revenues for our clients


Smart Insights

Smart Insights is the best information source on the Secure Transactions industry.

Smart Insights Weekly is a newsletter covering the smart card industry, its businesses, its technologies, its markets as well as its technology suppliers. Smart Insights covers all the major trends in the industry, it encompasses worldwide business, standardization bodies ...

Smart Insights Reports are research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, an area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports bring business modeling, forecasting and competitive analysis.

Smart Insights: facts . intelligence . now. More information at http://www.smartinsights.net


Smart Phone

Biz-News.com is an online media group providing consumer electronic business news to professionals worldwide. Biz-News.com reaches its global business readership in niche audience segments across medias specialized in the consumer electronic markets.

Biz-News.com currently acts in the HDTV, Smartphone, VOIP and Storage markets. We provide news on semiconductors, software, hardware, OEM, content, manufacturer's brands, wireless operators, distributors and retailers on a global scale. We focus on worldwide consumer electronics markets.

For more information, please contact us at www.biz-news.com/en/contactus.html

Company Website: www.biz-news.com


Telecomkh.com

Telecomkh.com is an online magazine whose mission is to promote the development of the telecommunications sector with information and information-based services, to manufacturers, engineers, distributors, installers or anyone wishing to acquire professional knowledge of developments in this sector.

The main objective of telecomkh.com is to offer his readers detailed professional information, useful, responsive to the technological needs of the Spanish and European telecommunications industry.


TeleSemana

TeleSemana, the leading multimedia web portal covering Latin American telecommunications industry, offers a wide range of options to deliver the most relevant information to telecom professionals across the region. With over seven years of experience and more than 15,000 active subscribers, TeleSemana provides up-to-date information and online training through different channels: radio and TV broadcasts, weekly newsletter, online seminars and white papers TeleSemana content is targeted towards telecommunication service providers seeking to expand their knowledge about the launch and commercialization of new technologies and services.


TelcoProfessionals

TelcoProfessionals™ is the leading social-business network exclusively for the Telecom and Media industry. We are dedicated to individuals working in the industry globally, as a place they can find and help each other get ahead. TelcoProfessionals.com includes area specific Microsites with their own daily newsfeeds and content, a full Telecom & Media events listing, blogs, informal video’s of the people shaping the industry’s future, and forums. The site allows you to network directly with like-minded professionals from over 185 countries. We have more than 11000 members. To enhance your professional profile and network for future business opportunities, or to visit our jobs portal, join us today on www.telcoprofessionals.com.


Telecom India Daily

Telecom India Daily is an online newsletter that delivers fresh telecom and networking updates daily to its subscribers across the globe. It is like a bunch of flowers which freshens your day. Like the gardener chooses fresh flowers from a garden full of flowers just to make a special bunch, same way our team picks fresh news from various sources & put them together so that readers get a fresh start to their day. As a result our readers have to spend just 5 minutes to have better understanding of the world in which they live and work.

Today it reaches out to more than 5,000+ telecom & networking professionals working more than 250 companies across India & abroad.

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Telecoms Korea

Telecoms Korea (http://telecomskorea.com) is an online English news channel reporting mobile and broadband market news of Korea, the biggest IT powerhouse in the world, faster than any other news channel.

When you join TelecomsKorea.com, the world's No. 1 English news source related to the Korean wireless, handset, and broadband industry, you'll enjoy a variety of services as well as up-to-the-minute content.


TelecomWatch

TelecomWatch is the only "Publishing-House" in India which is fully & totally focused / concentrated on Indian Telecom && its related industries. TelecomWatch serves well over 71,000 email ids & its products are seen daily by more than 1,00,000 pairs of important eye-balls, who are the actual business creators.

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TeleResources

TeleResources Engineering is Australia’s leading Wireless Strategy and Solutions Company, providing tailored business solutions, market analysis and engineering services to Australian and International clients.

We partner with the world's leading radio network design, test, optimisation tool and mobile multimedia technology companies in order to enhance the operations of our many telecommunications and broadcasting clients.

Over 80% of our business is referral or repeat business thus confirming our reputation for excellence and our ability to deliver valuable business solutions to our clients

TeleResources also provides the only easy to read FREE weekly summary of the top news stories on wireless communications in Australia and New Zealand. To subscribe please visit our website www.teleres.com.au


THE PAYPERS

The Paypers (www.thepaypers.com) is the leading independent source of news and analysis for professionals in the global payments industry. Our products are created by payment professionals and cover all significant developments in financial transactions, with a special focus on online payments, online banking, mobile payments, e-invoicing, e-identity and SEPA.

The Paypers targets a very specific readership: the global payments professional. Payments professionals including analysts, CEOs, CFOs, treasurers, business managers, consultants, product managers, business development managers, sales and marketing professionals in over 120 countries already stay up to speed by reading news and analysis by The Paypers.

For more information contact us at info@thepaypers.com.


Wireless Industry Partnership

Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP) is an international company that builds mobile developer communities and amplifies their voice in the ecosystem. Our Developer Marketing Agency services complement and strengthen developer and partner relations programs. Our WIPJam events are popular around the world as fun, interactive unconferences that are serious about No PPT, No Panels and No Ties! Along with our on-line Community, Developer Resource Portal, Mobile Community Calendar, AppStore Catalog and global partnerships, we connect developers and start ups to information, resources and tools that they need to reduce cycle times, increase innovation and get to market faster.

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Wireless Watch Japan

Founded in 2001, Wireless Watch Japan (WWJ) is the original, independent source dedicated to covering- in English - the business of mobile in Japan. Our paid membership includes managers, executives, analysts, engineers, marketers, product developers and researchers from Fortune 500 companies worldwide. A division of Mobikyo, the company also organizes MobileMonday Tokyo networking events and operates Mobile Intelligence Japan guided missions providing various related consulting, introduction and research services.

http://www.wirelesswatch.jp