PLUS-Forum Uzbekistan 2022
Digital transformation and synergy
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May 30-31, 2023
Tashkent, International Hotel


In recent years, the rampant development of the fintech industry and the digital transformation have been key drivers of almost every business!

We are confident that our Forum will become a platform for productive business communication between market participants and professional experts who are fintech headliners, and will serve as an impetus for the development of innovations in Uzbekistan and promising international projects.

We invite companies and organizations interested in the implementation of current initiatives, joint projects and the development of cooperation with partners in Uzbekistan, to become partners of our event.

PLUS-Forum is supported by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.



  • Fintech companies and startups, IT parks, accelerators
  • Business angels, venture companies
  • IT companies, telecom firms, integrators
  • Leading international experts in the banking and payments industry
  • Directors of retail chains, e-commerce, wholesale companies, shopping centers
  • Payment systems
  • Research agencies and consulting companies
  • International banking community, including country markets players throughout Central Asia (top management of banks, micro-finance organizations, investment funds)
  • Insurance companies, managers of logistics companies
  • Research agencies and consulting companies


Government regulation and main trends in the payment industry.
Retail and banking digitalization in front of global digitalization
Islamic financing as one of the trends
Cashless vs cash payments
Bank cards.
Tokenization and virtualization
Instant (faster) payments systems
Projects of digital currencies of central banks. Time of pilot projects.
Biometrics and identification. Role. Place. Prospects
Effectiveness of use of Big Data. Security of circulation of calculated data
Digital services. Digital mortgage and digital lending, including consumer lending.
Business models in promising markets
ATM and POS-terminal networks. View of banks, merchant retail and vendors
IT landscape of retail bank 2023
Financial literacy. Countermeasure to social engineering
Acquiring business strategies. Estimations of banking and merchant retail
Banking technologies for the retail sector
E-commerce. Its role in the development of country markets
Bookkeeping and taxation
Transformation of retail. Challenges and sustainable market development
“New Marketing”. Reassessment of strategies and tools
Customer loyalty in the digital era
Cyber resilience of banking and payment industry. Necessity and importance of cybersecurity resources concentration. Respect of other countries experience




Michael Ruckman
Special Guest of the event.
International expert in Customer Experience, Relationship Management, Loyalty и Business Transformation
Ilkhomzhon Abdugafarov
Deputy Chairman, The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Bakhtiyor Rizaev
Head of Artificial Intelligence Department, Integrated Integrator UZINFOCOM
Sodyr Melibaev
Director, IT department, The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Shukhratbek Kurbanov
Director, National Interbank Processing Center (NIPC)
Cristina Doros
Vice-president, Country Manager for Central Asia and Azerbaijan, Visa
Timur Azadov
Deputy general Director on strategic development, UZCARD
Vassilis Antoniades
Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG (Boston Consulting Group)
Akshay Chopra
VP, Head of Innovation & Design, Visa CEMEA
Irina Odinaeva
Managing Director, Financial services department, Accenture
Victor Dostov
Chairman of the Association of Electronic Money and Money Transfer Market Participants (AED)
Talgat Aupov
Chairman of the Board, Tenge Bank
Segrey Gimadyev
Board Chairman, Apelsin bank
Ulugbek Tavakkalov
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Tenge Bank
Alexey Golenishсhev
Head of Monitoring and infosecurity analysis and cybercrime Center department, Bank of Russia
Ivan Belokhvostikov
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Management Board member, Eurasian Bank
Denis Okhrimovich
Director, Retail business marketing, Sberbank of Russia
Anton Musin
1st1st Deputy Chairman, Halyk Bank
Nukri Tetrashvili
CEO, TBC bank, Tashkent
Aidos Zhumagulov
Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Freedom Finance Bank
Alfiya Bochkareva
Head of Innovations group Reiffeisen bank
Asel Abdrakhmanova
Head of corporative innovations department, Tech Hub МФЦА
Askar Zakirov
Chief of department, cryptoassets everturn development, National Agenсy of Project Agency
Salay Matkarimov
Head of foreign practices and international cooperation study, Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Iskandar Aisaev
Leading specialist, laboratory of hardware facilities tests, Sybersecurity.UZ
Nargis Dustmatova
Director on Fintech Ecosystems, Fintech Association of Uzbekistan
Kirill Kuzmin
Head of Open API department, Russia’s FinTech Association
Mark Zavadskiy
Ex general Director Alibaba Russia & CIS, ex Vice-President, Sberbank. Member of Board of Directors, Group of companies Riki "
Yernar Nakisbekov
Founder and CEO Zor Technologies ex Deputy Chairman of the Board, retail bank and ecosystem surator, Sberbank Kazakhstan"
Roman Timaev
Director of innovation, X5 Retail Group
Azamat Osmanov
General Director, Magnum
Olga Utina
Financial Director, UDC Revo Charge Ex CFO MegaFon Retail
Kirill Palchun
Business-leader, Money trandfer system, MTS Bank
Konstantin Aushev
Partner, Head of Technology Practice, KPMG Central Asia
Elena V. Son
Executive Director American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) "
Malik Karimov
Marketing Director of the Supermarket Chain
Ilya Ivaninskiy
Partner, BCG (Boston Consulting Group)
Murat Kastan
Executive Vice President, UPT Money Transfer & EMI
Alexey Volynkin
General Director 1st Deputy Innotech
Alexander Fridman
General Director 1st Deputy, Datatech
Denis Kalemberg
General Director, SafeTech
Saadat Useynova
Deputy Director, NBA Technologies International LLC
Fuad Mamedov
Director of department, NBA Technologies International
Bartlomiej Sliwa
Area Vice President, Central & Eastern Europe, Banking Sales, NCR Corporation
Dilbar Abduganieva
Director, department of Financial capability, The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Saidkamolkhon Burkahov
Manager of banking, financial departmens, Ministry of Investments and foreign trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Olim Bolgayev
Head of commercial banks activity monitoring, The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Bekhzod Khalikov
Deputy Head of Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Georgiy Fesenko
ex CEO, ex Alibaba
Artyom Bruzgin
Head oа R&D department, Sello!
Muzaffar A'zamov
Chairman, Association of e-commerce of Uzbekistan. Founder
Asset Nurpeisov
CEO, Buhta
Vitaly Kopysov
Innovation Director, Bank Sinara
Alexander Leshchev
Head of Self-Service Systems Development, Alfa-Bank
Sergey Kuznetsov
Regional Director Sales, Russia & CIS, Cloud Protection & Licensing Digital Identity and Security, Thales
Alexander Agakov
Commercial Director, QIWI
Shokhaidar Shayusupov
Maxim Chernyshev
Operational Director, Tarlan Payments
Vladimir Ivanov
Development Director, Aktiv
Kirill Ovsiannikov
Deputy General Director on strategis directions, BS/2
Umid Xojibekov
Head of Retail business department, Bank Ipak Yuli
Zorzas Sharafanovicius
Executive Director, ASHBURN International
Anton Valinčius
Regional Head of Penkių kontinentų bankinės technologijos (BS/2) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Director of BS/2 Uzbekistan (BS/2 TASHKENT)
Andrey Yushev
Head of business development department, BS/2
Alexey Sinitsa
President, IW Group
Amangeldy Mamyrbekov
Development Director, FIS, Financial Information Systems
Mikhail Urchenko
Assotiated partner, Business development Director, Compass Plus
Dmitry Zveginets
Senior Key Account Executive, OneSpan CIS (Vasco Data Security)
Ilya Romanov
Commercial Director, VisionLabs
Denis Filipov
Business strategy designer, Tietoevry
Asel Omoeva
Senior Presales Consultant – CIS region, Software Group
Kirill Pozdnyakov
Leading Manager on Business development, Regula
Khikmat Nasrullaev
General Director, Realsoft
Irina Kamkhadze
Business Development Consultant, OpenWay
Dmitriy Khomekno
Head of consulting department, BPC
Artyom Zarubenko
Managing partner of payment service, LIFE PAY
Alexander Sokolov
Develompent Director, m4bank
Tatyana Markina
Commercial Director on CIS countries, m4bank
Viktor Sherstyuk
Leading expert of banking sector, Expera
Wiktor Jaszczak
Payments expert EMEA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Olga Goncharova
GR Director, Binance в СНГ"
Aleksandrs Trocjuks
Senior Director Fraud and Identity, Emerging Markets, LexisNexis Risk Solutions"
Andrey Pilishenko
Sales Director, VegaPay
Mihails Kuznecovs
CEO, FINCI (Temenos customer)
Sergey Metelskiy
Regional Head of Sales, TEMENOS
George Shebuldaev
General Director, Sababa Security Central Asia
Pavel Janecek
Director, Enterprise Sales Genesys
Assem Nurgaliyeva
Executive director FCB Kazakhstan
Antonina Ceban
CEO CB Infodebit Credit Report, Moldova
Manuchehr Abdusamadzoda
CEO CIBT Tadjikistan
Ravshan Abdukarimov
CEO CB Credit Informational-Analytical Centre Uzbekistan
Marlis Duishegulov
Elchin Habibov
CEO ACB Azerbaijan
Ruslan Omarov
CEO FCB Kazakhstan
Alena Samoletova
Head of Open Innovations, Department of corporate programs IIDF
Dmitry Vlasenkov
Fintech solutions & Innovation Business Partner, Home Credit Bank
Nigora Mirdzhalilova
Advisor to the International Communications Department in Administration of Technology Park of Software and IT, IT Park
Evgeniya Burova
marketing Director, Garantex
Alexey Ilyin
Managing Partner, A+ Solutions
Yaroslav Kabakov
Director on strategies, Finam
Igor Kim
Chief Product Distribution Officer, Humans Group
Viktoriya Martynova
expert, Financial University under the government of the Russian Federation
Sergey Evtushenko
Deputy Director Consulting deparment, DIS Group
Aman Tentiev
Managing Partner, Namba group
Alexander Magomedov
Chairman of the Board, 131 Bank
Nuriddin Lafizov
CEO Alif Moliya / Alif Uzbekistan
Elina Sidorenko
Doctor of Law, General Director, Zabiznes.RF, a public platform extending legal assistance to Russian entrepreneurs




Dear participants!

We offer special rate for accommodation


Hotel Wyndham Tashkent

You can make reservation at Wyndham Tashkent Hotel (from May 28 till June 2)

For reservation please write to the following addresses:


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Konstantin Grizov
Deputy Chairman,
for media
Konstantin Grizov
+7 925 005 4 005
Eka Mamasakhlisi
For speakers
Eka Mamasakhlisi
+7 926 524 5043
Sergey Savchenko
For participants
Sergey Savchenko
+7 929 527 2501