The purpose of APSCA events is to educate the market and provide a highly visible presence and platform for the smart card industry. APSCA has held over 80 smart card-related trainings, seminars, conferences and exhibitions across the region ranging in size from around 25 attendees to over 200 attendees.
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Date Title Location Theme
27-28 February, 2014
4th Conference on Latest Developments in Smart Card Manufacturing
Latest developments and trends for manufacturing smart cards & devices particularly dual-interface cards and contactless cards/devices. Targeting manufacturers of cards and semi-finished cards products in Asia.
Shenzhen
4 March,2014
NFC & Smart WORLD 2014
The international forum at Japan's exhibition for NFC and smart devices exploring the very latest developments in NFC technology, business and services with experts from Asia and international markets.
Tokyo
2-3 July 2014
Identity & Access Management 2014
Managing access to information, applications and facilities for public & private sector organisations, including physical & logical access control, technology roadmap, business case & ROI, standards.
Canberra
23-24 September, 2014
5th Asian Payment Card Forum
Asia's largest meeting of card issuers, acquirers and retail banking institutions discussing the future roadmap for consumer payments and retail banking innovations - attended by over 150 banks since 2010.
Bangkok
15-17 October,2014
8th Transport Revenue & Data Management Forum
The regional forum for transport revenue collection and micropayments business, attracting transport operators, eTicketing schemes, government agencies and epayment service providers from across Asia.
Sydney
2-4 December, 2014
3rd Border Management Conference
The largest Asia Pacific meeting of national government agencies with responsibilities for border management, organised together with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Bangkok
Past Events in 2013
5 March, 2013
NFC & Smart World 2013
The international forum at Japan's exhibition for NFC and smart devices exploring the very latest developments in NFC technology, business and services with experts from Asia and international markets.
Tokyo Outlook for NFC Business in 2013
11 April, 2013
3rd Seminar on Latest Developments in Smart Card Manufacturing
New methods and techniques for manufacturing dual-interface cards; Status and latest updates from chip manufacturers in China; Production technologies for contactless smart cards, tickets and tokens; Inlays for contactless and dual-interface cards; Chip module technologies for contactless and dual-interface cards; New technologies and materials for card body substrates; Display modules, panels and related technologies for smart cards; Personalisation and printing challenges; Green and eco-friendly materials and processes; Card testing methods…
Shenzhen
4-5 July, 2013
IAM & InfoSec Asia 2013
Managing access to information, applications and facilities for public & private sector organisations, including physical & logical access control, technology roadmap, business case & ROI, standards.
Taipei Managing Convergence While Enhancing Security
25-26 September, 2013
7th Asian Transport Revenue Collection Forum
The regional forum for transport revenue collection and micropayments business, attracting transport operators, eTicketing schemes, government agencies and epayment service providers from across Asia.
Tokyo Integrating Fares, Payments and Information
16-17 October, 2013
4th Asian Payment Card Forum + Retail Banking Innovations
Asia's largest meeting of card issuers, acquirers and retail banking institutions discussing the future roadmap for consumer payments and retail banking innovations - attended by over 150 banks since 2010.
Kuala Lumpur Organising for Change – Integrating New and Existing Approaches to Payments
23 October, 2013
Engage with NFC
Helping brands understand how they can use NFC and learn how NFC technology can be used to connect with customers and fans. Organised with Isobar, the world’s largest digital communications agency network.
Shanghai Sasha's Restaurant and Bar
11-12 December, 2013
10th Government Forum on Electronic Identity Management
Largest government eID event in Asia attended by over 60 government agencies from 30 to 40 countries since 2004. 2013 will focus on expanding government eID through identity federation, online eID and mobile devices.
Cambodia Government eID evolution: from 1st Generation to 2nd Generation
Past Events in 2012
10-11 December, 2012
NFC But Not Payments!
Retail In-Store Services , Customer Loyalty, Marketing & Advertising, Location-Based Services, Mobile Health Applications, Pharmaceutical & Medical, Leisure & Entertainment, Hotel and Travel, Contact & Content Sharing, Staff Auditing & Control, Asset Tracking, Physical Access & Digital Keys, Enterprise IT Solutions, PC & Gaming Applications, Students and Campuses, Event Ticketing & Information, Product Authentication, Automotive Applications….
Taipei All the Other applications for NFC
27-28 November, 2012
9th Government Forum on Electronic Identity
Next Generation Electronic Identity Cards for Citizens, Electronic Identity for Online Authentication to Internet Services, eID Document Security, Multi-Application for eID, Contactless vs Dual-Interface, Biometric Match-On-Card, Display Card Technology, Convergence and Interoperability, Secure Online Identity, Proving Identity on the Internet, Privacy Protection, Pseudonymity, Anonymity & Trust, eID for Users & Service Providers, Federated Identity Ecosystems, Mobile eID & Role of Personal Devices, Trends Shaping eID Today…
Hong Kong Next Generation eID: from Offline Tokens to Online Services
18-19 October, 2012
6th Asian Transport Revenue Collection Forum
Contactless cards, Automated Fare Collection, Contactless Micropayments, Smart Integrated Ticketing, Clearing House Systems, Contactless Fare Media, Issuing and Reloading, Acquiring Service Providers, Fraud and Risk Management, Mobile Contactless Ticketing, Customer Loyalty, Interoperability, Industry Standards
Hong Kong The Convergence of Transport Ticketing and Consumer Payments
28-29 August, 2012
IAM + InfoSec Asia 2012
Physical Access Control, Logical Access Control, PACS/LACS Convergence, Tokens & Devices for IAM, Authentication Protocols, Issuing & Managing IDs, Information Security, IAM Across the Firewall, Personal Devices at Work, IAM & Cloud Computing, Managing Services, Business Case & ROI
Kuala Lumpur Enterprise Identity Access Management in Asia
24-25 July, 2012
3rd Asian Payment Card Forum
Domestic & International Chip Migration, Fraud Trends & Fraud Migration, CNP and POS Fraud, Business Models for Smart Bank Cards, Convergence and Working With Partners, ROI from Dual-Interface Payment Cards, Mobile Contactless Payments, Mobile NFC Payments, Non-Banks & Prepaid Service Providers, Smartphone Payment Applications, Cloud-based In-Store Payments
Shanghai The Changing Face of Consumer Payments at the POS
5-7 June 2012
2nd Border Management Conference
Biometric ePassports, Automated Border Control, National Smart ID Cards, Identity Management, Passenger Facilitation, ePassport Processing, PKD/PKI Infrastructure & Policy, Document Security...
Bangkok Facilitating Travel & Reducing Risks through Efficient Pre-Departure Date Management
11-12 April, 2012
M2M Asia 2012
Global Trends & Development, Energy & Utilities Management, Industrial Automation, Transport & Automotive Telematics, Consumer Connected Services, Cloud Computing & PaaS, Services& Applications, Business Models, Standardisation, Case Studies...
Shanghai Services, Applications and Technologies
6 March, 2012
NFC & Smart World 2012
NFC & Contactless Business Status, Japan NFC Mobile Consortium, Japan's Move to International NFC Services, Global Commercial Deployments, China NFC Mobile Update, NFC Device Solutions, Standards Development, Mobile Wallets, Non-payment Applications, Outlook for 2012.
Tokyo Outlook for NFC in 2012
29 February, 2012
2nd Seminar on Latest Developments in Smart Card Manufacturing
Manufacturing dual-interface cards, production of contactless smart cards, tickets & tokens, contactless and dual-interface prelams & inlays, chip module technologies, card body substrates, post-production personalisation, display modules & panels for smart cards, eco-friendly materials & processes, I/O devices for smart cards, testing & standardisation, powered cards, security ink, digital/photo printing.
Shenzhen Smart Card Supply Chain in Asia
Past Events in 2011
19-20 October, 2011
5th Asian Transport Revenue Collection Forum
Contactless cards, ePayments, Electronic Toll Collection, Card & Ticketing Management, Transaction Clearing, Non-Transport Revenue Collection, Pricing Systems, Contactless Devices, Micropayments, Contactless Bank Cards, NFC & Mobile Contactless, Interoperability, Standard Development, Clearing Software & Systems, Contactless Security…
Kuala Lumpur From Transport Revenue Collection to Cashless Lifestyle
29-30 September, 2011
2nd Asian Payment Card Forum
EMV Migration, Chip & Pin at POS, Fraud Trends & Migration, Card-Not-Present Payments, Domestic ATM/Debit Card Schemes, Contactless & Mobile NFC Payments, eMoney Regulation & Development, National Bank Chip Standards, Payment Terminal Security, Payment Card Revenue Models, Standards & Interoperability…
Jakarta Managing the Converging Payments Business
18 August, 2011
5th China Transport/City Card Forum
Contactless & Mobile Ticketing, City Cards, Mobile-Transport Convergence, Third Party Collaboration, Bank-Transport Convergence, Non-Transport Applications & Revenue, Standards & Interoperability, Cost Management…
Dalian Strategies for Expanding Revenues & Managing Costs
26-27 May, 2011
3rd Asian Forum on Smart Health & Social Security Schemes
National Health Insurance Schemes, eHealth Initiatives, Social Security Card Schemes, Secure Access to Healthcare Services, Health Information Systems, Electronic Health Records, Smart Health Insurance Cards, Smart Cards for Health Professionals, Standards for Health Informatics, Security, Privacy and Political Considerations.
Manila Leveraging European Best Practices for Asia
7-8 April, 2011
Mobile Security & eID International Symposium
Mobile PKI, e-Government Services, Mobile Security, Digital & Electronic Signatures, Applications & Services, Mobile Banking & Commerce, Physical & Logical Access Control, Contactless Payment, e-Authentication, SIM-based PKI, Licensing & Certification.
Taipei eAuthentication & Online Services
23 March, 2011
Latest Developments in Smart Card Manufacturing
Manufacturing dual-interface cards, production of contactless smart cards and tickets, contactless and dual-interface inlays, chip module & connection technologies, card body materials, post-production personalisation, display module for smart cards, eco-friendly materials and processes, more ...
Shenzhen Smart Card Supply Chain in Asia
8 March, 2011
NFC & Contactless Business at IC Card World 2011
NFC & Contactless Loyalty, Government NFC Applications, NFC Commercial Deployments, NFC Mobile Payments, Alternative NFC Device Solutions, NFC & Contactless Standards Development, NFC Device Outlook.
Tokyo
23-25 February, 2011
8th Government Discussion Forum on Electronic Identity
Biometric Systems, National eID cards & Management, Registration & Enrolment, eID Tokens, Documents & Infrastructure, Identity Verification, Authentication, ICT Infrastructure for Government Services, National Population Registers, Data Privacy, eGovernment Services, Site Visits
New Delhi Developing eID Schemes for Residents & Government Agencies
Older Events
1-2 December, 2010
M2M World Congress 2010
Identifying M2M trends and opportunities, status of M2M in key verticals, M2M business models, B2B vs B2C applications, standards for M2M devices and services, M2M implementation and deployment models, case studies: automotive, energy, environment, health care, industrial automation, more...
Shanghai M2M Business
11-12 October, 2010
4th Asian Transport Revenue Collection Forum
Integrated fares & ticketing, clearing house systems, contactless micropayments, NFC mobile ticketing, interoperability & standards, transit acquiring, new fare collection media, contactless bank cards & direct payment, revenue collection costs, working with partners...
Seoul Transport Revenue Collection in Asia
20-21 September 2010
1st Asian Payment Card Forum
The future roadmap for payment cards & devices. chip & PIN, contactless cards, mobile contactless payments, transport payments, new form factors, unattended payment, online payments, cardholder verification, authentication technologies, payment card fraud status
Kuala Lumpur Financial Payment Cards in Asia
8-9 September 2010
Alternative NFC Solutions and Bridging the Gaps in the Ecosystem
Add-on solutions to "NFC-enable" existing mobile phones, contactless stickers & dongles, contactless SD cards, SIM cards with contactless antennae, plug-in devices/sleeves, other form factors, from physical to virtual cards, regulatory requirements, integration challenges
Taipei Mobile Contactless Payments
22 June, 2010
4th China Transport Revenue Collection Forum
This forum will focus on how transport cards (and transport/citizens cards) can be expanded for applications in the non-transport sector, such as transport card operator cooperate with mobile network operator or banks to look for win-win business model.
Shenzhen Future Trends and Applications for Transportation Card
9 March, 2010
Moving Towards NFC in 2010 (@IC Card World 2010)
Bringing NFC to market, NFC infrastructure, Trusted Service Managers, NFC use cases and convergence, standard and alternative NFC solutions, non-payment NFC applications, Greater China NFC mobile handset supply chain, overcoming obstacles and accelerating NFC development
Tokyo NFC Business
25 January 2010
Workshop on PLAID Authentication Protocol
PACS threats, existing technologies, changing requirements, LACS situation, Centrelink role, PLAID architecture, standardisation strategy, transition strategy, development issues
Hong Kong PACS/LACS Systems
19-21 January 2010
1st International Conference on Technical Cooperation & Capacity Building for Border Management
National eID and travel documents, biometric systems, passenger identification, verification and processing, ICT infrastructures, strategies for interception of illicit goods, border management models, international legislation, standards, best practices, technical expertise
Bangkok Border Management
13-14 October 2009
ISO/IEC 24727 Smart Card Tutorial
eID systems,overview and application of ISO/IEC 24727, architecture of ISO/IEC 24727, ISO/IEC 24727-3: application programming interface, ISO/IEC 24727-4: API administration, ISO/IEC 24727-2: generic card interface, operational interoperability using ISO/IEC 24727
Kuala Lumpur eID architectures and APIs
15 July 2009
Future Trends & Applications for Transport Cards
Transport revenue collection in China, latest scheme updates, review of available standards, transport card interoperability, security issues for transport cards, business case for micro payments in China, co-operation with retailers, banks, mobile operat
Nanjing Transport Revenue Collection in China
7 July 2009
3rd NFC & International Micropayment Forum
NFC handsets and services, alternative technology NFC mobile solutions, NFC mobile testing, certification & interoperability, effective and cost-saving service provisioning, business models for a positive-cycle ecosystem.
Tokyo NFC & International Micropayments
8-9 April 2009
2nd Asia Pacific Discussion Forum on Smart Health Schemes
Health insurance cards for citizens, health professional cards, health informatics standards, ePrescriptions, eHealth applications, cost containment, emergency health data, cross-border health care, health services for migrant workers, site visit
Bangkok National Smart Health Schemes
25 March 2009
Silicon for Smart Card and Devices - Developments & Trends
Silicon for smart cards and devices for government eID & ePassport, financial EMV cards, transport payments and ticketing, mobile communications, NFC and mobile contactless, IT and enterprise security, chip security and tamper resistance testing
Shanghai Silicon for Smart Card and Devices - Developments & Trends
3 March 2009
Directions for NFC and Mobile Contactless Business in 2009
Smart card and NFC developments in Asia Pacific, implementing NFC mobile PayPass, lessons from global NFC applications, mobile and contactless convergence, consumer devices driving NFC & mobile contactless, how industry should drive mobile NFC business
Tokyo NFC Business
13-15 January 2009
7th Government Discussion Forum on Electronic Identity Documents
Passports, national smart ID cards, biometrics, automated border control, national identity management, eID standards, ICAO PKD, ePassport processing, registered traveller programmes, developing eID card schemes, 14 global case studies, site visit
Dubai ePassport, National ID and Border Control







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