Event Report: NFC and Mobile Money Summit 2012

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The NFC and Mobile Money Summit 2012 took place in Milan on 23 and 24 October. The event attracted more than 800 attendees from 82 countries and over 60 exhibitors, sponsors and partners. The conference programme featured comprehensive coverage of key innovations and strategic business developments in mobile payments, transactions and near field communication (NFC) technology. The 62 guest speakers at the event presented views from various industries, including telecoms, financial services, retail, transportation, service providers and sales terminal manufacturers.

The majority of presentations and panel discussions focused on NFC mobile payments, particularly in developed countries. In line with this focus, this Hotline looks specifically at the role of NFC technology in mobile payments and the challenges facing the industry.