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GlobalPlatform To Deliver Mobile Payments Workshop At Cards Asia 2007


23 March 2007 - International smart card specifications body, GlobalPlatform, will be delivering a half day workshop at Cards & Payments Asia 2007, entitled: Applying GlobalPlatform Specifications in Mobile Payment Applications. To be held on the afternoon of Thursday 26 April, the exclusive masterclass is a value-added complementary session open to all delegates attending the conference.

Following an introduction to GlobalPlatform, the session will educate participants on how GlobalPlatform smart card specifications are being applied to the financial payment and mobile sectors, and the unique position of the technology to accelerate the convergence of these applications in a highly secure and standardized manner.

Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, who will be leading the workshop, comments: “Cards Asia 2007 provides the ideal environment to raise industry awareness of the technical developments achieved by GlobalPlatform that we believe will significantly impact the emerging mobile payments sector.  The workshop also offers GlobalPlatform an opportunity to gain knowledge of current regional trends, and receive feedback on industry requirements from the delegates attending.”

To view further information about the conference and details of how to pre-book attendance please visit

In addition to the workshop , Kevin Gillick will also be delivering a presentation on implementing secure smart card standards for a government ID program in the New Frontier: National eID Initiatives session, at 12:25 on Wednesday 25 April.



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  • For further information regarding GlobalPlatform, or to meet Kevin Gillick at Cards Asia, please visit GlobalPlatform’s booth, stand 4A13, or view
  • If you would like to learn more about GlobalPlatform technology and its real life implementations, we encourage you to attend technology demonstrations hosted by GlobalPlatform Members at Cards & Payments Asia 2007.


Collis -
The GlobalPlatform Systems Compliance Test Suite, which includes test specifications, test scripts and a profile library, will enable issuers and vendors of smart card management systems to quickly and thoroughly self-test the compliance of their systems to the GlobalPlatform Profile and Scripting Specifications.
Demonstration Name: Systems Compliance Test Suite
GlobalPlatform Technology Used: GlobalPlatform Profile and Scripting Specifications
Date: 25-27 April 2007

Time: Throughout the exhibition

Location: 4E09


Datacard –

GlobalPlatform Technology used: Datacard Affina Personalization Manager software and Datacard Affina Enterprise Platform software
25-27 April 2007
Throughout the exhibition

About GlobalPlatform:

GlobalPlatform is the global leader in smart card infrastructure development and its proven, technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are known as the standard for smart card infrastructure. GlobalPlatform is a member driven association with cross-industry representation from all world continents. For more information about GlobalPlatform, visit:

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