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Tieto Talks Business 2019

September 19, 2019 | Tbilisi, Georgia

19.9.2019 / Tbilisi, Georgia

This year’s Tieto Talks Business regional events we are focusing on the development of digital payments ecosystem.

You will have the chance to:
• meet the leaders of payments industry from Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova and Kygryzstan;
• gain perspective about Tieto’s latest developments and market insights;
• participate in discussions about challenging topics;
• experience latest demo sessions.

Please note: the event is only for Tieto customers. 

Event agenda

Registration, morning coffee
Registration, meet and coffee
Introduction and welcome
Welcome, company news and highlights
Global Payments Trends: fast and furious
Innovations in payments area and Tieto experience, Instant payments, QR codes
Corporates in focus
Market trends in corporate treasury, Tieto vision and proposition, Liquidity management, Virtual Account Management
Lunch and networking
Open banking (R)evolution
Tieto experience in implementation of Open Banking in the area of PSD2, Open Banking opportunities for countries outside of Europe, SCA – Strong Customer authentication, Open API Hub Demo
Central Bank Digital Currency - enabling secure and efficient digital payments
Introduction to CBDC, Global trends toward CBDC, CBDC attributes and benefits to the ecosystem, CBDC adoption
Coffee break
Coffee break and networking
Panel discussion | working models in digital payments ecosystem
Regional experience from National Bank of Ukraine; Discussion on regulations, infrastructure, business cases & monetization, roles & collaboration;
Free time
Free time, meetings
Dinner at Tiflis Veranda Restaurant
Transfer will be provided from Best Western City Centre Hotel and Rooms Hotel

Meet our Speakers

Valdis Janovs
Head of Tieto Instant, Retail Payments and Cards
Valdis is a passionate developer of new ideas in payments arena always looking for additional benefit for the customers and their business. Valdis believes that availability of digital financial services is a strong driving force for growth in economies worldwide.
Petri Syvanne
Head of Global Sales, Payment Solutions, Tieto
Sales and creating value for customers are Petri’s passions and he focuses on providing the best solutions in areas of payment systems, card systems, instant payments end-to-end and virtual account management globally.
Edgars Bremze
Strategic Product Manager, Payment Solutions,Tieto
Edgars has 20+ years’ experience in change management and innovative solutions implementation in the financial sector. Currently, Edgars is involved in instant payment products development and assists financial institutions to adopt their business models for real time economy.
Andrejs Vinakovs
Lead Customer Team Manager, Tieto
Joined Tieto with experience in banking and knowledge of retail products, payments and operational set-up. Keen on finding answers on the “why” questions and providing customers with best fit-for-purpose solutions. Striving to maintain healthy relationships with customers and attend to their needs.
Lars Arvidsson
Head of Strategic Partnership&Alliances, eCurrency
He has developed sustainable markets in the financial infrastructure area, like in emerging markets where he worked with financial institutions to enable countries to promote real time financial services. Lars is also a senior advisor and member of the board at Swedish Fintech Association.
Olga Vasylieva
Deputy Head of Payments Syst. and Innovation, NBU
20 years in the Ukrainian banking system. 6 years in Central Bank. Experience in the field of payment systems regulation and oversite, development of the National State Payment System PROSTIR and the National Remote Identification System BANK ID and other innovative payment technologies.

Useful information


Working language: English

Conference venue: Rooms Hotel Tbilisi

Event is free of charge for those invited and registered, travel and accommodation costs are to be covered by guests themselves.

Recommended Hotel: Best Western Tbilisi City Center

Please note: by attending this event you conscent that photos will be taken during the event and might be used in social media for general marketing purposes. Please let us know in writing if you do not wish to be included in photos.


Elina Miljona
Product Marketing Manager, Payment Solutions,Tieto
email: elina.miljona[at], mobile +371 26745334
Tetiana Polenok
Account Manager, Payment Solutions, Tieto
Email: tetiana.polenok[at], mobile: +380 50 334 11 65

Contact us

Tieto Latvia

Gustava Zemgala gatve 76, Rīga, Latvija

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