Banks, corporates and other companies in the
payments value chain will be addressed at the annual SIA Expo in
Milan on 17 October.

This year, the main focus will be what SIA
calls “the crucial role” of ICT for innovation and competition in

During the conference, key elements of SEPA,
the ICT infrastructure and new business models will be

Speakers include the director general,
payments and market infrastructures, at the European Central Bank,
Daniela Russo; and Jean-Yves Muylle, head of unit DG internal
market & services – retail issues, consumer policy and payment
systems, at the European Commission; and Franco Passacantando,
managing director,

Central banking, markets and payments system
area, at Banca d’Italia.