Lecture Halls

Sunday, July 22

Making the Most of your TPI Experience
Lecture Halls
12:00 PM-12:15 PM | Emory Amphitheater

Join The Payments Institute’s  Dean Emeritus Rich Oliver and Dean Elizabeth Cronenweth for this introduction to TPI and how to make the most of your time here. Students take away a roadmap for success, including tips on how you can work to improve yourself and your organization from the knowledge you will gain while in Atlanta.

Faculty: Elizabeth A. Cronenweth, AAP, CTP, SVP, ACH Segment Manager, Huntington National Bank
               Richard R. Oliver, Independent Consultant

Introduction to the U.S. Payments Ecosystem
Lecture Halls
12:15 PM-1:30 PM | Emory Amphitheater

This opening lecture introduces students to the U.S. payments system and explains how payments work within and across channels through various participants. Topics covered include ACH, wire, check, card, cash and treasury management. Networks, nuances, rules, as well as participants’ roles and responsibilities are also discussed. Students learn how payments move, what regulatory bodies affect each payment type, and how payments clear and settle. This level-setting course gives students a firm foundation about the payments ecosystem.

Faculty: Richard R. Oliver, Independent Consultant

Monday, July 23

NEW! Industry Update: Facts About Faster Payments
Lecture Halls
8:30 AM-9:45 AM | Emory Amphitheater

What really goes into defining and understanding faster payments? By now, you should be familiar with Same Day ACH and real-time payments, but there is a lot innovation happening in the U.S. and abroad that FIs need to know. The payments industry is about more than just moving funds, but also how to understand and communicate what “faster” is in terms of value to the customer. Faculty in this course break down the faster payments landscape, providing an easy to follow look at various initiatives under development in the U.S.

Faculty: Joseph Casali, AAP, NCP, Senior Vice President, NEACH
              Tristan Thompson, VP, Payments Group Manager, Bank Product & Services, UMB Bank, N.A.

Tuesday, July 24

NEW! Industry Update: Faster Payments Models & Use Cases
Lecture Halls
8:30 AM-9:45 AM | Emory Amphitheater

This interactive course features a panel of experts exploring use cases for faster payments. Faster payments solutions all seek to solve the same problem – how to move payments faster and seamlessly for the user. But do all of the solutions work together? Students come away with a clear understanding of potential faster payments solutions and an idea of what might be ahead.

Faculty: Jane E. Larimer, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association
               Tim Mills, AAP, Vice President, Executive Director, The Clearing House
               Hector Sandoval, CTP, VP, Product Line Leader, Early Warning
               Connie Theien, SVP, Industry Relations, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Wednesday, July 25

NEW! Industry Update: NACHA's Roadmap to the Future
Lecture Halls
8:30 AM-9:45 AM | Emory Amphitheater

In this course, NACHA Chief Operating Officer Jane Larimer provides a review of the ACH Roadmap, which serves as the new strategic plan for the ACH Network. Students learn how input from all payments stakeholders captured through NACHA’s inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process shaped the Roadmap, which establishes areas of focus for activities to move the Network forward.

​Faculty: Jane E. Larimer, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association
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