Events

How to Register

If you would like to register your interest for any of our events, workshops or conferences – please email events@newpso.uk.

Upcoming Events

Details: TBC

Melanie Johnson, Chair of the NPSO, would like to invite you to join a breakfast briefing on Thursday 18 October 2018. The event will be an opportunity for you to hear an update from the NPSO Executive Team on update on progress and future plans as the UK’s single retail payment system operator. We will also provide an update on key developments on the New Payments Architecture programme. There has been a tremendous amount of work to do and our stakeholders have been central to supporting NPSO achievements to date. As a valued stakeholder, we look forward to welcoming you on Thursday 18 October.

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London, SE1 8XX.

Please register through Eventbrite here

Join Geoff Close, NPSO CRO, and the Communications Team for a roundtable discussion in Cardiff. We will introduce the NPSO, our vision and our priorities for innovation, share our progress to date and our plans for the future of retail payments.

Venue: Lloyds Banking Group, 110 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5ER.

To register your interest, please email events@newpso.uk

Join Matthew Hunt, NPSO COO, and the Communications Team for a roundtable discussion in Cardiff. We will introduce the NPSO, our vision and our priorities for innovation, share our progress to date and our plans for the future of retail payments.

Venue: Central Belfast.

To register your interest, please email events@newpso.uk

Join us to hear more about future plans for the NPSO and about the opportunity to become a Guarantor of the NPSO.

Venue: Coq D’Argent, No. 1 Poultry, London, EC2R 8EJ.

To register your interest, please email events@newpso.uk

Join Matthew Hunt, NPSO COO, and the Communications Team for a roundtable discussion in Cardiff. We will introduce the NPSO, our vision and our priorities for innovation, share our progress to date and our plans for the future of retail payments.

Venue: Central Cardiff.

To register your interest, please email events@newpso.uk

 

Past Events

Even if you weren’t able to attend an event, we are still keen to share what we have to say with you and get your views on what we’re working on.

An archive of our past events can be found below. If you’d like to talk to us about any of the content from our past events, please email enquiries@newpso.uk.

Mancheser Roundtable

The NPSO held a regional roundtable in Manchester on 9th August 2018. Chaired by Paul Horlock, CEO, the objectives of the event was to inform, consult, involve, listen and collaborate with payment participants across the UK on the NPSO objectives, vision and priorities for innovation and to establish new relationships and an optimal engagement strategy to keep you informed of and involved in our progress. There were over 20 attendees from AccessPay, Co-operative Bank, Finastra, FIS Global, Handelsbanken, Interbacs, Link, MIDAS, RapidWallet, RBS, Sainsbury’s, Secure Trust Bank, SRP and Vocalink. You can see the slides from the event here

During June and July 2018, the NPSO held a series of roundtables and consumer focus group with end-users of payment services to test and validate that the proposed Confirmation of Payee (CoP) proposition delivers the end-user outcomes envisaged in the Payments Strategy Forum (PSF) Blueprint. Stakeholders included Consumer Representative Bodies, Charities and Corporates, Trade Bodies, Government Departments, Payment Services Providers and more. The outputs will be used to inform the NPSO about the proposed CoP proposition prior to its launch in the market and is expected to be published towards the end of August 2018

The NPSO held a regional roundtable event in Birmingham on 21st June 2018.

Chaired by Paul Horlock, CEO of the NPSO, the discussion covered payment themes, increased competition, change in  payments and some of the biggest challenges facing the industry.

You can view the slides from the event by clicking here.

On 4th June 2018 the NPSO hosted a second event with members of our vendor community.

The session included an update on the NPSO and NPA from Paul Hunt, CEO, and Matthew Hunt, COO. There was also a presentation by John Jackson from the Bank of England on the subject of RTGS renewal.

The event concluded with a workshop hosted by the NPA Programme team, which examined vendor engagement on the core clearing and settlement layer and the opportunities for developing solutions and processes for Confirmation of Payee.

The NPSO continued our regional roundtable series in Edinburgh on 23rd May 2018. Chaired by Matthew Hunt, COO of the NPSO, the event included discussion of the NPSO’s NPSO Vision & Positioning, the  New Payments Architecture and how the NPSO should engage with key organisations in the future.

On Wednesday 9th May 2018, NPSO leaders shared their vision and ambitions for the future of UK payments at a special event in London.

Attended by over 300 representatives from across the retail payments sector, the event was led by NPSO Chair Melanie Johnson, Chief Executive Officer Paul Horlock, and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Hunt.

They were joined by guest speakers, Sara Ward from the Bank of England, and Jeremy Light, a payments industry expert.

You can view the slides from the event by clicking here.

On 27th April 2018 the NPSO began a new series of regional roundtable events in Manchester. The attendees discussed access, innovation and effective competition in the world of payments.

You can view the slides from the event by clicking here.

On 6th February 2018 the NPSO held an event and working session with members of our vendor community.

The event provided an introduction to the NPSO, our purpose and approach as well as our current status and key milestones.

It was also an opportunity for the vendors attending to give their input on their role in the development of the NPSO, including how they want to be involved and the best ways to engage with them.

You can view the slides from the event by clicking here.

On 17th January 2018 the NPSO held a stakeholder event and working session with around 200 members of our participant community.

Melanie Johnson, Chair of the NPSO, discussed the NPSO’s approach, highlighting the organisation’s core purpose and the opportunities it will create for stakeholders.

Paul Horlock, CEO of the NPSO, provided an update on the NPSO programme, highlighting key milestones and explaining the communications strategy and key themes for 2018.

Anna Bradley and Becky Clements, Board members of the NPSO, discussed the NPSO’s advisory councils and participant community. Anna explained the aims and set up of the councils as well as their independent nature. Becky focused on the participant community, which the NPSO is enabling in in advance of selecting a Participant Council.

You can view the slides from the event by clicking here.

On 28th September 2018 the NPSO hosted a stakeholder event in London.

Speakers included Robert Stansbury, who chaired the Payment System Operator Group; Hannah Nixon, managing director of the PSR; David Bailey, Director of Financial Market Infrastructure, Bank of England; and Melanie Johnson, Chair of the NPSO.

John Stenhouse, Programme Director for the NPSO, also gave an update on governance as well as explaining the high level plan for delivery of the programme.