John Davies is co-founder and CTO of Incept5 and has been intimately involved in implementing Visa's new capabilities. He was previously chief architect at JP Morgan and BNP Paribas, co-founder of C24 (sold to Iona) and technical director at Progress Software. John has co-authored of several enterprise Java and architecture books and is a frequent speaker at banking and technology conferences
Presentation: "Large Scale Integration (in Financial Services"
Time: Wednesday 10:35 - 11:35
Location: Westminster Suite, Fourth Floor
Whatever you are working on in IT you are going to come up against integration, every input and output is an integration endpoint. How do you start tackling integration with over 2 dozen stock exchanges with at least as many flavours of FIX and low-latency protocols such as FAST, ITCH & OUCH? How do you handle the 50 or so versions of FpML to be able to match trades and reconcile positions across your Nostro accounts or handle the world's largest user of SWIFT messages transferring billions a day (in any currency). Even CEP needs to understand the events, complex by definition, back to integration again. John will look into many of the world's most complex integration problems and a few of the solutions.
Presentation: "Behind the Scenes at Visa"
Time: Thursday 14:05 - 15:05
Location: Fleming Room, Third Floor
Visa is the world’s largest retail electronic payment network, handling an average of 130 million transactions per day in 200 countries and territories. It has maintained strong growth and investment, even during the recent economic downturn, as demonstrated by its recent acquisition of Cybersource. As we turn the corner to the second decade of the 21st century, Visa is investing in new innovative payment solutions that will change the world of payments. This talk will provide a unique, behind the scenes look at some of the technology challenges in the payment space and how Visa is addressing them.