Construct 2017

San Francisco
January 30 - 31, 2017

Construct is CoinDesk’s first blockchain developer conference, curated by and for technologists.

This 350 attendee, invite-only event will include leaders from all major blockchain communities: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Blockstack, Zcash, and more. Construct was designed to promote cross-­community collaboration and to help ensure the “internet of value” is built on an open, secure and interoperable foundation.

Stefan Thomas, Chief Technology Officer will be giving a main stage presentation on Monday, January 30 at 12:15 and hosting an interactive ILP Workshop on Tuesday, January 31 at 2:30.

2017 BAFT Europe Bank to Bank Forum

January 16 - 18, 2017

The BAFT Europe Bank to Bank Forum is a day and half conference covering topical industry issues facing the transaction banking industry, presented by global heads and thought leaders from various countries around the world. This conference draws transaction banking, cash/treasury, trade, international banking and innovation executives and professionals from over 100+ banking institutions, government agencies, FinTech firms, other providers and corporations.

Danny Aranda, managing director of Europe, will be a panelist during two sessions at the conference. The first session is on Tuesday, January 17 at 11:45 called Banks and FinTechs: Best Friends or Worst of Enemies? Surviving and Thriving in the Digital Jungle. The second session is on Wednesday, January 18 at 11:00 called The Future of Correspondent Banking.

Payments International

November 15 - 18, 2016

Payments International is the leading payments event in Europe. It attracts 400+ senior executives from banks, corporations, technology and infrastructure providers, regulators and service providers from around the globe.

Daniel Aranda, Managing Director, Europe at Ripple, will be speaking in two sessions:

  • “Distributed Ledger Technology for Payment Rails”
  • “Not Bitcoin but Blockchain as the Game-Changer for Payments”

Money 20/20

Las Vegas
October 23 - 26, 2016

Money 20/20 covers payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology.

Brad Garlinghouse, president and COO at Ripple, will be a panelist during the session, “Leveraging Distributed Ledgers to Enable Real Time X-Border Payment Networks.” Hear from leading banks, high tech, and payment services providers leading the design, creation and management of payment networks to enable real-time cross-border intra-bank, consumer and corporate payments.

EuroFinance International Treasury & Cash Management

October 12 - 14, 2016

Now in its 25th year, this truly global event attracts nearly 2,000 senior level delegates and speakers from around the world to discuss the real issues affecting international treasury.

Sibos 2016

September 26 - 29, 2016

Sibos is the premier annual event for the financial services community. The conference and exhibition are organised by SWIFT, and facilitate debate, networking and collaboration around the future of payments, securities, cash management, trade and financial crime compliance.

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W3C TPAC 2016

September 19 - 23, 2016

The co-creators of the Interledger Protocol presented at the W3C technical plenary/advisory committees week.

View the presentation here.

DCG Presents: The Future of Payments – A Webinar on Ripple and XRP

September 7, 2016

Join us to learn more about Ripple and XRP, the Ripple protocol’s native token. Patrick Griffin, EVP of Business Development at Ripple, will discuss:

  • Where payments are headed
  • The problem with today’s payments infrastructure
  • Ripple’s vision to transform payments
  • Ripple’s solution, including XRP’s role
  • How Ripple is being used today
  • How Ripple and XRP will be used in the future

View the webinar recording here.

Women in Payments Symposium

August 16, 2016

On August 16, Ripple was proud to sponsor the Women in Payments symposium in Toronto, which gathered together over sixty seasoned professionals and up-and-comers across the financial institution community to explore current payments issues and trends.

Founded in 2012, Women in Payments brings together women to learn, network and celebrate the outstanding achievements of women in the payments industry.

Interledger Workshop

July 6, 2016

The Interledger Community Group is a group at the W3C focused on development of the Interledger Protocol an open and neutral interoperability protocol for transferring digital assets between ledgers and payments networks.

At the Interledger Workshop, presenters Enej Pungerčar and Gregor Gololicic demonstrated the first world real-money interledger payment between two different e-wallet providers (Gatehub and Bitstamp).

They share their experience integrating Interledger in just five days and explain why standardization is critical to the payments industry.

Watch the video here.

Payments Panorama

Booth 22
June 15 - 17, 2016

Payments Panorama is Canada’s payments conference. Organized by the Canadian Payments Association, the conference is the biggest stage for Canada’s payments sector.

Canada’s payments ecosystem is changing. Payments Panorama explores a broad spectrum of issues that influence the future of payments policy, services and processing, with a focus on exciting opportunities, innovation and disruption emerging in the payments ecosystem.

At the event, two of Ripple’s customers, ATB Financial and Reisebank, demonstrated the first live transaction of $1,000 from Canada to Germany, taking place over the Ripple network.

Watch the recreation of this demonstration in the video here.