APSCA Current Events

Mobility Payments Asia Pacific

13-14 September, 2023 | Taipei

Asia's annual meeting of transport authorities, operators, ticketing schemes, mobility companies and payments services providers. The conference and exhibition cover latest developments in integrating payments with transport to create successful mobility services. This event will be held in Taiwan, co-organised together with the Advanced Public Transportation Research Center (臺大先進公共運輸研究中心 - APTRC).

Next - Generation Payments

18-19 October, 2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

APSCA is expanding the Next-Generation Cards event into a broader focus on card payments, mobile payments, real-time payments and CBDCs, with the objective of attracting a wider range of end-user customers and stakeholders. This conference and exhibition will be held in the offices of Bank Negara Malaysia. Financial institutions from across Asia, including central banks, international payment schemes, retail banks and payment services providers will be invited.

Digital Transformation via Open Public Stacks

20-21 July, 2023 | Le Meridien, New Delhi

Digital Transformation via Open Public Stacks (DTOPS) is an extension of the successful Identity India 2022 forum and exhibition which explored latest developments in government identity, highlighting initiatives and lessons learned in India. The 2023 event comprises an international forum, exhibition and site visits that will bring India Stack stakeholders and the international identity and payments ecosystem together to share experience and explore best practices for internationalising the identity-driven social and economic transformation, inclusion and empowerment that has been achieved in India since 2009.

(2nd Edition) The Pros and Cons of Open-Loop Payments - An Online Debate

27 June, 2023 | Virtual

Back by popular demand, APSCA and Mobility Payments are organizing a second edition of their groundbreaking webinar series: The Pros and Cons of Open-Loop Payments – an Online Debate.
For this event, we have recruited another great panel of experts to discuss and dissect this trending technology, which is being adopted by a growing number of transit agencies globally. As before, attendees will get meaningful answers to penetrating questions, not sales pitches and talking points.

2022 Events

6th Border Management and Identity Conference

07-09 December, 2022 | AVANI Riverside Hotel, Bangkok

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and APSCA will host the 6th Conference on Technical Cooperation & Capacity Building for Border Management and Identity (6th BMIC), together with an exhibition of latest border and identity management solutions, on 7-9 December 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Since the 1st Border Management and Identity Conference in 2010, this international event has become the largest gathering of National Government Authorities including Immigration, Identity, Border Control, Civil Registration, Customs, Population Management, Justice, Public Security and other agencies with responsibilities in the area of Migration, Border and Identity Management in Asia.

Next-Generation Cards 2022

16-17 November, 2022 | Singapore

APSCA will hold the 5th Next-Generation Cards conference and exposition in Singapore on 16-17 November 2022. Next-Generation Cards 2022 is an opportunity for industry to communicate and demonstrate next-generation card products to Asian card issuers and schemes, while connecting with supply chain partners in the payment card ecosystem.


The Pros and Cons of Open-Loop Payments: an online debate

05 October, 2022 | Virtual

This is a must-attend event for all transit authorities, operators, ticketing schemes and private mobility providers considering launching open-loop payments. This wide-ranging debate will cover the issues and practicalities of rolling out open-loop payments in transit. In the first event of its kind, APSCA and Mobility Payments have invited a panel of experts from among transit authorities and operators, technology suppliers and other industry players–some backing open-loop payments and some sceptical of the technology–to debate the key issues involved.

IDENTITY India 2022

07-08 July, 2022 | Le Meridien, New Delhi

IDENTITY India is a conference and exhibition of public sector identity applications in the Indian market and the opportunities they present for government, commercial end-users, solutions providers and systems integrators. This pioneering event focuses on the use cases of secure ID, authentication and transactions in the world’s largest market for identity applications.

"Road to BMIC6": Managing Health and Vaccine Certificates at the Border: New Frauds to Deal with?

17 March, 2022 | Virtual

The second webinar of the "Road to BMIC" Webinar Series will be held via Zoom on Thursday, 17th March 2022 at 13:00 – 14:30 (GMT+7 Bangkok time.) The theme of the webinar is "Managing Health and Vaccine Certificates at the Border: New Frauds to Deal with?”

The webinar aims to enhance participants' understanding how health documentations are now part of travel documents, and how to best respond to frauds associated with them including fraudulent identity, forgery, and alteration.

2021 Events

"Road to BMIC6": Digital Health Certificate for Cross-Border Mobility

02 December, 2021 | Virtual

In the lead up to the 6th BMIC in December 2022, IOM and APSCA will organize a series of webinars which will pave the foundation for discussions during the in-person conference next year.

The first webinar will be held on Thursday, 2 December 2021 from 14:00 - 15:30 (GMT+7 Bangkok time). The theme of the first webinar is “Digital Health Certificate for Cross Border Mobility.”

Mobility Payments Asia Pacific 2021

14-23 September, 2021 | Virtual

The Mobility Payments Asia Pacific Virtual Summit & Expo is an immersive online experience designed to allow the industry to meet, inform and connect with customers and partners. The event is spread over a two-week period to allow participants to manage other commitments while participating in and enjoying the event. Each session will begin mid-afternoon in Asia Pacific, early afternoon in South Asia, early morning in Europe.

2020 Events

Next-Generation Cards 2020 Virtual Global Summit & Expo

01-03 December, 2020 | Virtual

APSCA will hold Next-Generation Cards 2020, a Virtual Global Summit & Expo on 1-3 December 2020. Since 2017 this pioneering industry event has explored the evolution of the cards business and highlighted key developments and disruptive innovations in payment cards and identity cards. Organising Next-Generation Cards 2020 as a virtual event enables delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors from all regions and markets to participate. Conference sessions and discussions will be scheduled to match multiple time zones. Delegates can see all other participating delegates, contact them during the event, and engage in 1:1 and group chats or video chats.

Transport Payments South Asia 2020

27-28 February, 2020 | Lalit Hotel, New Delhi

APSCA India's highly successful forum for transport payments stakeholders will be held in New Delhi on 27-28 February 2020. Transport Payments South Asia 2019 was attended by nearly 200 delegates and supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India. This important conference will again provide unique opportunities for government authorities, transport organisations, banks and industry experts to discuss the issues that are driving the transport payments business in India today.

2019 Events

Next-Generation Cards 2019

15-16 October, 2019 | Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

Since 2017, this pioneering industry forum has been exploring the evolution of payment cards and identity cards. Issuers, payments schemes and industry experts from 10+ markets will discuss next-generation solutions and will continue to expand the payment card and identity card business.

Transport Payments Asia Pacific 2019

18-19 September, 2019 | Dusit Thani Manila

Transport Payments Asia Pacific is the focal point for new developments and latest thinking in fare collection and revenue management for public and private transportation systems. Since 2006, this pioneering transport ticketing event in the world’s fastest growing region has provided an industry platform for experts to discuss the roadmap for next-generation transport payments and how they support new mobility services for urban transportation.

Digital Payments South Asia

29-30 August, 2019 | Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai

Digital Payments South Asia will explore how contactless card payments and mobile payments in retail and transport applications, together with real-time payments, financial inclusion strategies and new innovations in payments acceptance can accelerate the growth of digital payments in South Asian markets.

Transport Payments South Asia 2019

14-15 March, 2019 | The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi

Transport Payments South Asia 2019 will provide unique opportunities for transport authorities, transit operators and banks to meet with industry experts to discuss the issues that are driving the transport payments business in South Asia today.

  • Public Transport in India
  • Business Opportunities in India
  • Closed-Loop and Open-Loop Ticketing
  • National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) Initiative
  • New NCMC Solutions  Launching in 2019

Digital Commerce Asia Pacific

23-24 January, 2019 | Renaissance Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur

How Asian markets are combining contactless payments, mobile proximity “Pays”, QR code-based mobile payments from banks, payment schemes, Internet giants and Fintechs to build new commerce ecosystems for online, in-store, in-app and face-to-face commerce.

  • Mobile Payments Solved?
  • QR Codes: Converging Online and Off-Line Payments
  • Mobile Payments without Mobile Commerce?
  • What's Next for Mobile NFC Payments?
  • Avoiding Fragmentation in Mobile Payments

2018 Events

5th Border Management and Identity Conference

11-13 December, 2018 | AVANI Riverside Hotel, Bangkok

The largest gathering of National Government Authorities including Immigration, Identity, Border Control, Civil Registration, Customs, population management and other agencies with responsibilities in the area of Border and Identity Management in Asia.

  • Attended by decision-makers from government and development agencies from over 50 government agencies from 42 countries.
  • THE BEST opportunity to meet government delegates responsible for border management, secure documents and identity management in Asia!
  • Engage with government officials from relevant authorities responsible for delivering public sector services and benefits to citizens and residents.
  • The business mecca for experts in border and identity management.

Digital Payments South Asia

13-14 November, 2018 | LaLiT Mumbai

The only industry event covering all the opportunities for converting cash transactions to digital payments in the world’s fastest growing payments market.

  • Mobile Payments Solved?
  • Digital IDs, Virtual Payment Addresses, QR Codes
  • Interoperability for Mobile Wallets
  • Success with Contactless Payments
  • Avoiding Fragmentation in Mobile Payments

Powered and Next-Generation Cards 2018

17-18 July, 2018 | Singapore

The only industry forum exploring the next evolution in the payment and identity card business. Issuers, card schemes and industry experts from 15+ markets discuss rapidly changing business and technology factors.

Transport Payments Asia Pacific

06-07 June, 2018 | Hanoi

The leading forum on latest developments and thought leadership in transport revenue collection and management in the Asia Pacific region.

Transport Payments South Asia 2018

22-23 February, 2018 | New Delhi

This year the conference shifts focus to helping stakeholders develop an implementation roadmap for 21st century transport payments.

2017 Events

Powered and Next-Generation Cards

01 November, 2017 | Singapore

Experts discuss best practices for designing, manufacturing and bringing to market the next generation of intelligent powered payment and identity cards with displays, connectivity, biomatric support and more...

Visa Technology Partner Forum

31 October, 2017 | Singapore

8th Asian Payment Card Forum

21-22 September, 2017 | Mumbai

Asia’s largest gathering of card issuers and acquirers, domestic bank card networks, international payment systems, mobile payment companies and e-payment services providers that meet to explore best practices for driving the consumer payment.

10th Transport Revenue & Data Management Forum

23-24 May, 2017 | Singapore

Asia's leading forum for transport revenue collection, transport data and information services, attended by transport operators, smart ticketing schemes, transport authorities and e-payment service providers.

ID4Africa 2017

26-28 April, 2017 | Namibia

ID4Africa 2017 will be hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration (MHAI) of the Government of Namibia. The annual forum and expo focuses on digital identity and its application for driving socio-economic development in Africa.

Enhancing CX with Digital Commerce

08 March, 2017 | Tokyo

Improving retail CX, engaging customers through digital/mobile channels, integrating online payments, device-based commerce, mobile proximity payments,  NFC & RFID in retail, the Internet of (retail & payment) things.

Transport Payments South Asia

23-24 February, 2017 | New Delhi

With the opening of APSCA India we are launching a new forum focused specifically on the enormous and rapidly developing transport payments market in South Asia. The event will focus on the business and technology decisions for transport revenue collection.

Innovate Finance & Payment Expo 2017

16-17 January, 2017 | Taiwan

Innovate Finance & Payment Expo 2017 will focus on the latest in FinTech developments, secure payment innovations, successful business models for consumer payments and the future roadmap for innovative digital payments in Taiwan.