NFC Industry Events

Apr 22 2015 - Apr 23 2015
Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Organizers describe the Conference and co-located Trade Exhibition as Asia's largest card and payments event, and estimate attendance at 1000 for the conference and 10,000 for the exhibition.

Apr 28 2015 - Apr 29 2015
Hilton London Tower
London, UK

Our conference is now in its 9th year and has built up a solid reputation of providing key players in the contactless industry insights from the IMPLEMENTORS themselves. This 2 day event combines a conference (covering advances in the transport, unattended and retail sectors), the Contactless & Mobile Awards Dinner and in-depth Forums (focusing on Mobile ID and Open Standards).

May 4 2015
Hotel Monaco
Washington DC, United States

EMV Seminars are open to anyone interested in learning more about EMV. Employees of banks, payment systems, processors, networks, vendors, and more will benefit from understanding key EMV Specifications. Co-located with Cartes America, this EMV Seminar will focus on EMV Chip and EMV Payment Tokenisation. Subject matter experts from EMVCo will be on hand to provide a thorough overview of these two subject areas.

The event will be held at the Hotel Monaco from 1-5 p.m.

May 5 2015 - May 7 2015
Washington D.C., United States

CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA hosts a top-quality, three-day conference uniquely concentrated on North American issues for senior level decision makers. In addition, the show floor features one of the largest cross-sections of the industry suppliers, representative of the full supply chain.

May 19 2015 - May 20 2015

This event focuses on innovating the customer experience with digital strategies, user experience and fintech. The 2015 edition offers its expected 4000+ attendees the opportunity to understand the links between these three vital dimension and the keys to reaching global excellence in today’s digital world.

May 20 2015 - May 21 2015
Melbourne, Australia

Emerging technology, regulation, new players, disruptive strategies and changes in consumer behaviour are changing the cards, payments and retail landscape. Cards & Payments Australia 2015 offers a place where this innovation and expertise are showcased, solutions are found and learning is done.

Jun 4 2015
London, UK

Now in its fourth year, NFC Payments Global Summit is returning to London this summer with thought-provoking content and excellent networking. Join this focused event to obtain practical insights with latest rollouts by leading telcos, banks, transit operators and wallet providers who remain at the forefront of this ongoing battle for the biggest market shares.

Jun 17 2015 - Jun 18 2015
Hilton Financial Center
San Francisco, United States

The Mobile Commerce and Payment Innovation Summit continues to host a variety of intelligent conversations on the development of mobile payments and it's opportunities from all sides. Carefully selected and curated content from experts, analysts, financial institutions, merchants and pioneers show you which innovations are shaping the payments landscape today. Benefit from networking with key players and potential partners in the fast changing mobile payment space.

Jun 30 2015 - Jul 1 2015
Hotel Monaco
Seattle, United States

Since 2009, the EMV User Meeting has been the annual destination for the worldwide EMV community to learn about the current status of everything related to EMV. With all of the changes throughout the industry–including substantial EMV activity in the U.S. and EMVCo's expanded mission–the 2015 event promises to deliver key insights into the ever-evolving payments industry. The meeting will provide a platform for payment industry stakeholders to gain insight into the current work priorities of EMVCo, as well as directly engage with the technical body’s subject matter experts.

Jul 10 2015 - Jul 11 2015
National Exhibition and Convention Center
Shanghai, China

2015 iMoney Expo is China's prestigious payment and financial service event covering mobile, retail, data, technology and marketing services. It is a vibrant marketplace where merchants, payment companies, banks and technology firms meet to develop new business, exchange industry insights and network with peers. iMoney Expo is the intersection of retail, prepaid, alternative financial services and technology.

Aug 26 2015 - Aug 27 2015
, Singapore

Global Payment Summit 2015 is a two-day intensive program created by professionals and for professionals learning. It is the event for senior level and strategists in payments and related transactional services. Delegates include executives of banks, corporates (retail & payment focus), experts of payment services providers and staff members of regulatory institutions, government services, telecommunications, retailers & merchants.

Sep 15 2015 - Sep 17 2015
Marseille, France

Organizers describe this conference as focusing on "proximity services for connected consumers." Emphasis on m-Payment and retail cases, with a broad range of verticals covered: transport, automotive, ticketing, marketing, access, and more. Includes a new innovation hub, the Smart Innovation Show.

Sep 22 2015 - Sep 23 2015
Suntec City, Singapore

The IOT Show will address the new business possibilities from the internet of things and contextual technology, exploring new business models, facilitating new collaborations and partnerships, and generating new ideas. Conference organizers say The IOT Show is about getting the prototypes out of the lab and into the market.

Oct 7 2015 - Oct 8 2015
Phoenix, AZ, United States

This conference showcases the burgeoning technology of Near Field Communications, offering an expanded look at NFC devices and add-ons, the status of the growing NFC ecosystem, the growing world of NFC-enabled payments and other applications, NFC security and other implementations, and global market forecasts

Oct 25 2015 - Oct 28 2015
The Venetian
Las Vegas, U.S.

Money20/20 is the largest global event focused on payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. With 10,000+ attendees, including more than 1,000+ CEOs, from 3,000+ companies and 75 countries, expected at this 2015 U.S. event, Money20/20 is critical to realizing the vision of disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money.

Nov 17 2015 - Nov 19 2015
Paris, France

The global event for the digital security industry dedicated to secure solutions for payment, identification and mobility.

Jan 6 2016 - Jan 9 2016
Las Vegas, United States
Feb 22 2016 - Feb 25 2016
Barcelona, Spain


Broadcom Says Little About NFC in Q1 Earnings Call

Apr 23 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – U.S.-based Broadcom reported continued growth for its connectivity segment during its first quarter 2015 earnings call, but made almost no mention of NFC.

Unlike Apple, Samsung Appears Willing to Open Embedded Chips to Banks for Their Own Apps

NFC Times Exclusive – Samsung’s NFC payments platform, Samsung Pay, is due to launch in the summer in the U.S. and South Korea. But it’s not the only payments service planned for Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6.

Small Australian Bank Says It Sees HCE as Offering ‘Wider Reach’ Than Other Technologies

Apr 8 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Australia’s AMP Bank said it chose to launch mobile-payments with host-card emulation over other NFC technologies because of the “wider reach” the technology offers, since it’s “available to all NFC-enabled Android mobile phones running KitKat or later,” the bank’s director digital, Michael Weeding, told NFC Times.

New Zealand Joint Venture Launches SIM-Based NFC Wallet Amid Growing Interest in HCE

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – New Zealand joint venture Semble has launched its SIM-based NFC mobile wallet, after delays and the decision by of two of the country’s big four banks to launch mobile payments from their own apps using host-card emulation.

Vodafone Seeks to Revamp Wallet with Tokenization and Apple Pay Technology Model

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Vodafone Group is relaunching its NFC-based Vodafone Wallet with tokenized payment applications, as it seeks to attract more users and issuers to the mobile wallet.

Under Threat, Mainstream TSMs Rebrand as ‘Credential Managers,’ Embracing Tokenization and Accepting HCE

NFC Times Exclusive – Is the TSM, as we know it, dying? Predictably, the three major global trusted service managers say no.

UPDATED: OTI Gets Favorable Ruling in NFC Patent Infringement Case; Reports Continued Losses for 2014

Mar 31 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – A U.S. district court judge has ruled that T-Mobile USA infringed an NFC patent held by Israel-based On Track Innovations.

Second Kiwi Bank Snubs SIMs for HCE with ANZ’s Planned NFC Launch; Bell ID Gets Nod as Vendor

Mar 31 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Another major New Zealand bank has announced plans to launch NFC payments with host-card emulation, snubbing a joint venture set up to launch SIM-based NFC on the island nation.

Microsoft Jumps on HCE Bandwagon Though Meager Windows Market Share for Smartphones Mutes Impact

Mar 26 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Windows 10 for phones, set to be released later this year, will support host card emulation, or HCE, based NFC payments, Microsoft revealed at a recent Windows event in China.

G&D Supplies HCE Technology for Commonwealth Bank HCE Service

Mar 25 2015

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – Germany-based Giesecke & Devrient confirmed it is providing the host-card emulation technology for Commonwealth Bank’s commercial HCE launch this month of Tap & Pay from the bank’s Android-based mobile-banking app.

Identiv Plays Up IoT Tag Business, but Losses Continued in 2014

Identiv CEO Jason Hart sounded optimistic tones about the company’s NFC tag business, particularly in “Internet of Things” applications or tags for consumer goods, during a conference call last week to discuss Identiv’s fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings, but investors responded with less optimism.

Gemalto Claims 25% of U.S. EMV Market; Seeks to Take Spotlight Off SIM

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – France-based Gemalto, which is keen to take the spotlight off its SIM business, projects EMV cards to represent perhaps the largest expected source of revenue growth in the coming year.