Global Industry Executives to Explore the Future of Mobile Commerce at GSMA NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013 in New York

 Global Industry Executives to Explore the Future of Mobile Commerce at GSMA
                  NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013 in New York

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, Aug. 19, 2013

- Attendee and Press Registration Now Open

LONDON, Aug. 19,2013 /PRNewswire/ --The GSMA today announced speakers for
the NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013 which this year will take place at the
Metropolitan Pavilion in New York on the15th and 16th of October, with
additional invitation-only meetings being held on the 14th and 17th of
October. The hugely popular complimentary 'Mobile Money Accelerator' classes
will again be held before the main conference sessions on the 15th and 16th of

"With every year, we see mobile services increasingly changing the way that we
live our lives, both personally and in business, and it is clear that we are
moving to a world where nearly everyone and everything in our lives will be
connected by mobile," said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "At
the NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013, we will see and experience mobile NFC
providing a critical link between our digital life on our smartphone and the
connected world around us, as it becomes the primary tool to carry our wallet,
identity, keys, music, books, photos, tickets, loyalty cards, mail, itinerary
and much more."

The NFC & Mobile Money Summit will once again bring together key global
players and will focus on the latest developments and newest innovations in
NFC and mobile commerce services. The annual event will deliver two days of
conference sessions focusing on the recent deployments and latest successes in
the NFC and mobile money sectors. The event will showcase the newest products
and services that are defining the future of mobile commerce and will offer
attendees the opportunity to network and explore the potential of this
technology sector.

Led by industry executives and mobile commerce experts, the conference
programme will address the latest innovations and developments within the NFC
and mobile money arena.

Themes to be addressed during the conference programme include partnerships
and joint ventures, the mobile wallets landscape, the retail landscape,
opportunities for mobile money in untapped markets, new business models in
emerging markets and disruption in mobile money.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  *Liu Xin, Deputy GM, Department of Data Service, China Mobile
  *Tomasz Smilowicz, MD, Global Head of Mobile Solutions, Citi Transaction
  *Felix Marx, CEO, C-SAM Inc .
  *Gil Bernabeu, Technical Director, GlobalPlatform
  *Franco Bernabe, Chairman, GSMA and Chairman and CEO, Telecom Italia Group
  *Kai Johnson, Chief Architect, ISIS
  *Mung Ki Woo, Executive Vice President, Mobile and Industry Alliances,
  *Dodd Roberts, Executive, MCX
  *Gregory Keough, CEO, Mobile Financial Services
  *Thierry Millet, VP, Payment and Contactless, Orange
  *David Robinson, VP, Emerging Business, Rogers Wireless
  *Jeff Hindle, VP, Emerging Business and Payments, Scotiabank
  *Elizabeth Buse, Global Executive, Solutions, Visa Inc.

NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013 Registration Now Open Registration for NFC &
Mobile Money Summit 2013 is now open; for more information on the NFC & Mobile
Money Summit, including details on how to register for attendance, to exhibit
or sponsor, please visit .

Visa is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the NFC & Mobile Money Summit 2013.
Visa is also sponsoring My MMS, the event's social networking portal, as well
as the networking reception that is open to all attendees on 15th October.

About the GSMA The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators
worldwide.Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the
world's mobile operators with more than 230 companies in the broader mobile
ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers
and Internet companies, as well as organisations in industry sectors such as
financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities. The GSMA also
produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile
Asia Expo.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at
or Mobile World Live, the online portal for the mobile communications
industry, at

Contact: For the GSMA, Cortney Lusignan, +44 20 7067 0764,; or GSMA Press Office,
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