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Sunday, July 16

Making the Most of your TPI Experience
12-12:15 p.m. | Fundamental | Emory Amphitheater
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Join The Payments Institute’s  Dean Emeritus Rich Oliver and Dean Jeremy Pritchard 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.

Richard R. Oliver
Independent Consultant

Jeremy Pritchard, AAP, CTP
SVP, Senior Treasury Professional, State Bank & Trust Company


Introduction to the U.S. Payments Ecosystem
12:15-1:30 p.m. | Fundamental | Emory Amphitheater
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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 also are 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.

Richard R. Oliver
Independent Consultant​


Monday, July 17

Industry Update: 2017 — A Pivotal Year in Faster Payments
8:30-9:45 a.m. | Intermediate | Emory Amphitheater
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The Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force was formed in 2015 to advance work outlined in the Federal Reserve’s Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payments System. Comprised of a diverse array of market stakeholders, the task force will publish two papers in 2017 with the goal of helping payments system participants implement faster payment capabilities that are safe and ubiquitous. The Clearing House has been working with its members and partners since 2014 to undertake a multiyear effort to build a real-time payments system to better meet customer expectations in an increasingly digital economy. The system is poised to launch in 2017. Same Day ACH credit capability was introduced in 2016 and is gaining significant adoption, with Same Day ACH debit payments coming in September 2017. Faculty in this session explores the world of change in faster payments, sharing insights and need-to-know information for 2017 and beyond.

Nell Campbell-Drake, AAP
Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Alex C. Romeo
VP, EPN Product Manager, The Clearing House​​


Tuesday, July 18

NEW COURSE
Industry Update: Same Day ACH Progress Report & Looking Ahead
8:30-9:45 a.m. | Intermediate | Emory Amphitheater
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With market adoption of Same Day ACH credits increasing over the 10 months since launch and with Same Day ACH debit capability coming in two months, customers, financial institutions and solution providers are poised to benefit even further from faster payments via ACH. Learn how the market is embracing this new capability, and how the ACH community is getting ready for the introduction of Same Day ACH debits as well as new funds availability requirements as the instructor provides an update on progress since launch and looks ahead to implementation Phases 2 and 3.

Jane E. Larimer
EVP, ACH Network Administration & General Counsel, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association​


Wednesday, July 19

Industry Update: NACHA State of the Union
8:30-9:45 a.m. | Intermediate | Emory Amphitheater
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With its core competencies in rulemaking and enforcement, education, dialogue, advocacy and supporting innovation, NACHA works with its members and diverse industry participants through inclusive engagement and outreach as ACH Network trustee. With a strategic eye on the future, continuing to evolve ACH capabilities with new tools, rules, standards, technologies and services is central to NACHA’s mission and the value it brings to the financial institutions, innovators and end-user customers that rely on and benefit from the Network. Stay informed of what is happening at NACHA and with the ACH Network as the instructor examines key priorities and longer-term strategies and what they mean to you and your clients.

Jane E. Larimer
EVP, ACH Network Administration & General Counsel, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association​