(Editor’s Note) Having had both the pleasure and the privilege of attending many International Commercial Cash Operations Seminars (ICCOS) and more than one ICCOS Asia, we offer our enthusiastic support of this unique industry conference. We encourage everyoneÂ involvedÂ in the currency industry to attend. Conference Registration information can be found here. You may also click on the General Session, Breakout Session and Post ICCOS Symposium presentation topic headings below for further details.Â Counting On Currency is a proud Media Sponsor of the Cash Cycle Seminar ICCOS Asia 2014 in Bali, Indonesia.
The staff of Currency Research are happy to announce that the upcoming Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS) Asia, October 14th â€“ 17th in Bali, Indonesia is progressing well with lots of interest and participation from all sectors of the Cash Industry! After the success of ICCOS Asia 2013 in Bangkok, where we welcomed 230 delegates from 35 countries, Tan Chee Meng (Managing Director of Asia, Africa and Middle East) is looking forward to welcoming colleagues from all parts of the cash cycle to Bali: â€œCash handling is a specialised industry and Asia Cash Cycle Seminar is a unique platform for its professionals to get together to exchange ideas and best practices in an intimate environment where warm and intense discussions among key stakeholders in the cash cycle are a common sight!â€.
After receiving feedback and comments from the delegates, Currency Research has grown the seminarÂ agenda to include even more benefits for the delegates. We have also added different types of educational settings to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to attend, learn and network! One of the main benefitsÂ of the seminar is the General Session, which includes presentations from industry leaders and innovative suppliers. Some of the confirmed presentations include the following:
- Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address: Currency Management and Payment Systems Road MapÂ byÂ Deputy GovernorÂ Ronald Waas,Â Bank Indonesia
- Discussion Panel on Outsourcing versus In-House Solution in the Supply of CashÂ moderated by Johnathan Ward, Secura Monde International
- End to End Cash Management and Velocity of CashÂ by Ted Devereux, Asia Cash Management Association
- Benchmarking in Cash ProcessingÂ by Alan Gerard, Currency Research
- A Case Study in Business Continuity – The Passing of Nelson MandelaÂ by Carsten Schubert, SBV Services
- Next Generation Automation Solutions – From Design to Live ImplementationÂ by Jens Seidl, Travelex
- Efficient and Secure Retail Cash SolutionsÂ by Michael Preece, G4S
- Counterfeit and Theft Deterrence: A Focus on the Challenges, Implications and Solutions for Automated Cash Management SystemsÂ by SICPA
- The Future of BitcoinÂ by Josh Zerlan, Butterfly Labs Inc.
- Management of Foreign Currency as Part of Total Cash Management ProgramÂ by Abdul Hakim Amir, Bank Mandiri
- Automated Cash Center: Consulting, Planning, Realization From the Idea to a High Efficient Automated Cash CenterÂ by Ralf Rueben,Â Giesecke & Devrient
- The Dutch Cash Cycle – Recent Development and ChallengesÂ byÂ Roel van Anholt, Geldservice Nederland (GSN)
- The Introduction of New Largest Denomination and Its Impact on Cash Management in Koreaby Ki-Dok Park, the Bank of Korea
- Drastic Increases In Interest Rates and Market Forces, Bringing to the Forefront the Importance of Using an Advanced Cash Management and Cost Optimization Application Maximizing Investments into Advanced Recycling Devicesby Mr. Murat Tacer, TEB (BNP Paribas)
Along with the General Sessions, industry leading corporate sponsors of the event have planned some thought-provoking breakout sessions, which have a smaller audience and target the newest technologies, processesÂ and software that areÂ available to the cash industry. Some of the planned presentations includeÂ the following:
- Banknote Cash Cycle Performance Starts With Prudent Substrate SelectionÂ by Giesecke & Devrient
- Do You Know What CIT’s Do With Your Cash?Â by Giesecke & Devrient
- LOAD.process.PACK – The Automated Cash Room: Productivity @ The Next LevelÂ by Giesecke & Devrient
- The Branch is Dead… Long Live the BranchÂ by Glory Global Solutions
- The People-Less Cash Centre – Fact or Fiction?Â by Glory Global Solutions
- Where Is My Cash? How A Holistic View of the Cash Supply Chain Can Transform the Cash OperationÂ by Glory Global Solutions
- Best Practice of Cash Recycling in IndonesiaÂ by Hitachi
- First Journey of Cash Recycling ATM in IndiaÂ by Hitachi
- Enhancing Security and Productivity Across the Full Cash Supply ChainÂ by TransnationalÂ
- A Digital Revolution: The Future of Cash Processing?Â by De La Rue (Closed to Competitors)
- Maximising Efficiency: Industry Trends & BenchmarksÂ by De La Rue (Closed to Competitors)
- The Changing Face of Wholesale Banknotes and How to Control the Compliance BurdenÂ by IMX Software
- What Are Currency Processing Manufacterers Missing?Â by Toshiba
- Cash Enterprise 2.0: Get Your Technology Strategy Ready!Â by Transtrack
- How Do You Manage the Quality and Authenticity of Notes in Circulation in Support of National “Clean Note” Strategies?Â by Innovia SystemÂ
- Redesigning The Currency Supply ChainÂ by Morphis
- Cash Forecasting: The Future’s Not What It Used to BeÂ byÂ NCR (Closed to Competitors)
- Deterrent Solutions Preventing ATM and Cash In Transit From CrimeÂ by Oberthur Cash Protection
- Is There a Risk For Your Cash Recycling Machines to Reintroduce Counterfeits into Circulation? A Discussion on the Roles and Responsibilities of Key StakeholdersÂ by SICPA(Closed to Competitors)Â
Currency Research have also organized two Pre-ICCOS Workshops, which take place the day before the seminar starts. The Workshops offer a more intimate setting for in-depth discussions ofÂ the issues at hand. The Workshops are:
- Cash Processing Workshop â€“ Moving Towards a More Efficient Cash Vault which is offered by Currency Research and will use practical, case study and interactive methodology to create a deeper understanding by exploring the differing methods of adapting the cash processing workflow to meet cash center requirements.
- ATM Fraud and Security which is led by Ted Devereux and Roel G. van Anholt and will review the main kind for ATM fraud, what measures can be taken to mitigate/remove the risk and who should be responsible for implementing the measures.
A Post-ICCOS Symposium has also been organized at the request of the Central Bank delegates, which is taking place in the morning after the close of the General Session. Focusing on Banknote Production â€“ Where the Cash Cycle Begins. The SymposiumÂ will focus on banknote design, printing and issuance. Some of the planned presentations includeÂ the following:
- Welcome and Opening AddressÂ by Lambok Antonius Siahaan, Bank Indonesia
- New Series Banknote Production – Decisions Made & Their Impact on the Cash CycleÂ by Bank Negara Malaysia
- Advanced Banknote Architecture – User Oriented Design Meets Functional Banknote ComplexityÂ by Juergen Zerbes, Giesecke & Devrient
- Visual Securities for Strong Public Involvement in AuthenticationÂ by Corinne Murcia-Giudicelli, Hologram. Industries
- Durable Solutions for Banknotes – Building a Strong Foundation for Your Cash CycleÂ by De La Rue
The Case Cycle Seminar (ICCOS) Asia is also proud to host the annual meeting of ACMA (Asian Cash Management Association) which provides a platform for Cash Management Companies (CMCs) in Asia, Africa, Australia and Oceania to raise their professional reputation and standing in the Cash Handling and Cash Management Industry.
With all of the above noted compelling presentations and discussions, in addition to the multiple evening networking events, it is a uniqueÂ event that is not to be missed!
Make sure to register before September 12th to avoid paying the late rates. For more information or to register, please visit the website: www.asia.iccos.com
ICCOS Asia 2013 in Bangkok Thailand