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BS/2 and ASHBURN International Will Take Part in the PLUS-Forum in Tashkent

The International Forum "Banks and Retail: Digital Transformation and Interaction" will be held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on June 1, 2021. The event is held with the official support of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The program of the forum includes discussions of the most urgent issues of banking, payment industry, retail, biometrics, and information security. The organizers provide a platform for a productive dialogue between banks and retailers aimed at further digitalizing the country's economy.

Over 300 specialists, heads of major state and international private corporations, top managers of leading banks of Uzbekistan, CIS countries, representatives of ministries will gather in the forum.

BS/2 and ASHBURN International, members of the Penki Kontinentai Group, will take an active part in the PLUS-Forum. They will demonstrate innovative software and hardware solutions for the banking and retail industries at the joint exhibition booth.

“Banks in Uzbekistan are working for the future. ATMs appearing in the country are not just devices for issuing money. Their functionality is much wider: payments, currency exchange, information about new banking products, loan applications, etc. We will demonstrate one of the most innovative and convenient ATMs today. DN Series 200 opens up new opportunities for the development of a self-service banking channel,” says Anton Valinčius, Regional Head of Penkių kontinentų bankinės technologijos (BS/2) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Director of BS/2 Uzbekistan (BS/2 TASHKENT).

During the forum, Anton Valinčius together with Umid Khojibekov, Head of the Operations Division of Ipak Yuli Bank, make a presentation "Smart-ATM concept and automated service points in Uzbekistan”. Based on the experience of Ipak Yuli Bank, they will talk about the prospects for using modern technological solutions to develop the functionality of self-service devices and the concept of Smart ATMs.

ASHBURN International will present merchants with a functioning payment infrastructure consisting of modern cash registers, tools for acquiring network management, transaction monitoring, and fiscal data transmission.

“Uzbekistan, open to innovations, is one of the most priority markets for our company. There are two processing centers in the country. One of them, the Common Republican Processing Center, already uses our TransLink.iQ solution for routing transactions. With another — the National Interbank Processing Center — we are also establishing partnerships,” says Kristijonas Dunauskas, Head of Business Development at ASHBURN International.

Kirill Ovsiannikov, Deputy CEO for Strategic Directions at BS/2, will report on “Ensuring of acquiring network operation and online fiscalization on a national scale”. He will talk about the acquiring trends, as well as the specifics of the industry development on the example of a project to create a multi-bank POS-terminal management environment from UZCARD.

The day after the forum, June 2, BS/2 with the support of the Uzbekistan Banking Association will hold a specialized seminar "Self-service and cash transactions in a modern bank". Representatives of the company will talk about the use of cash recycling technology and solution for optimizing cash circulation. The seminar is aimed at employees of support services for the operation of self-service terminals (ATMs and payment kiosks), specialists in cash departments.