The PAYMENTS conference, a proven, well-respected, and powerful event, provides the right tools for the right solutions. PAYMENTS provides the latest research, industry pilot results, insights, trends and forecasts. Experience what is happening today and what is possible in the future.
Conference sessions are positioned under these payments tracks:
Session details are subject to change.
The ACH Network continues to evolve to support innovation and emerging business models and opportunities. Uniquely ubiquitous, the ACH Network is instrumental to moving the payment space forward while balancing new ways of doing business with sound risk management and with a reach that delivers game-changing impact. These sessions focus on increasing awareness about the most critical ACH-related topics necessary to operate and compete today and tomorrow.
Risk & Compliance
Rules, regulations and risk management are the bedrock of financial services and payments, and provide the necessary surety for transactions. Although commonly viewed simply as an area of compliance, developments here also encompass innovation, transaction quality, opportunity and financial reward. These sessions focus on the three "Rs" with a vengeance. Understanding the most crucial concepts and innovations here will lead to positive, competitive results.
Our world is constantly evolving and being impacted by significant data points, patterns, observations and developments. Quantitative and qualitative information, coupled with fast-paced emerging technology, inform our decision-making and strategic direction on a daily basis. These sessions focus on the market analyses as well as prevailing technology-based concepts and trends that are shaping the way we do business today and tomorrow.
Corporate & End-User Perspectives
At the end of the day, it’s all about the customer. Payors and payees are why we are here. These sessions are for and by end-user clients — practitioners from corporate, business, state and local government, higher education, and charitable and religious organizations — that originate and receive payments. Content focuses on their experiences and needs, and the solutions and business practices to help them succeed.
The payments industry is undergoing unprecedented change. New technologies, infrastructures, opportunities and threats, value chain democratization and the redefinition of the way parties interact and transact is portending a future quite different from today. There will be winners and losers. These sessions focus on the topics that threaten to disrupt the status quo, elicit controversy and provoke debate in the industry.
Covering a wide variety of payments industry topics, these two-hour workshops employ interactive training techniques that provide attendees with meaningful value and practical tools such as checklists and resource papers. These sessions take place Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Corporate Learning Center
Learn and problem solve with your peers in a dedicated area for payments end users from corporate, business, government, academic and charitable and religious organizations.
Returning for the second year, these sessions are designed to help you advance your career and enhance your marketability in today's complicated job market.
Earn Continuing Education Credits
Approved for up to 20 AAP continuing education credits by NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association.
Approved for up to 18.2 CTP recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.
Approved for up to 13 NCCO continuing education credits by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions.
Participate in intimate discussion groups that enable lively dialogue and debate today’s hottest topics in payments. Located in B1/B2 Lobby near registration.
Tuesday, May 1
11:20 AM – 12:10 PM
AI, Payments and Customer Experience: How Does It All Come Together?
Tuesday, May 1
4:35 PM – 5:25 PM
Why Becoming Certified Sets Your Company Apart from the Rest
Hosted by NACHA & TPPPA