Will Bitcoin change the payments landscape, shape the future of payment and move the world’s financial infrastructure forward? This conference will take a closer look at building payment solutions with Bitcoin. The rise of Bitcoin as an alternate currency and payment mechanism is an inevitable technical development and regulating Bitcoin could help encourage banks and other payment service providers to facilitate the wider use of the digital asset in transactions as well as to bridge the gap between Bitcoin and banking across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Europe and the region. It is time for banks, payment service providers, industry players and policy makers to react to this new digital trends that will lead to significant innovation in online commerce, financial systems, international payments and remittances as well as a mechanism for spreading financial services to under-banked and enhancing financial inclusion. In addition, Bitcoin as globalised clearing network has the potential to save billions by lowering AML compliance costs.