Nacha Issues Call for Presentations for Two 2021 Smarter Faster Payments Events; Proposals Due Jan. 10

Nacha is accepting proposals for its Smarter Faster Payments 2021, which will be held in San Francisco from Aug. 9-12 and Smarter Faster Payments: Remote Connect, the conference’s virtual counterpart from Aug. 23-26. Deadline to submit session proposals is Jan. 10.

For more information and to submit proposals, which will be considered for both events, go to

Smarter Faster Payments Conference is Nacha’s annual conference, which provides unparalleled payments education, a dynamic exhibit hall, and valued networking opportunities. This industry event is designed for diverse organizations that are driving innovation, delivering value through new solutions and services, and employing these offerings to meet their business’ and customers’ needs.

Payments Remote Connect is a slimmed down virtual version of the Smarter Faster Payments Conference and is geared for those that are seeking education and new solutions yet are unable to travel. Remote Connect will feature a mixture of both new and repeated content from the Payments conference.

“Smarter Faster Payments events are recognized for their superior educational content, which draw leaders, decision-makers, innovators and practitioners from every area of the payments industry,” said Stephanie Prebish, AAP, CTP, Senior Director & Group Manager, Association Services at Nacha. “This year, with Payments and Remote Connect, speakers and attendees have additional opportunities to expand ideas for business solutions necessary for a competitive advantage.”

Registration for Smarter Faster Payments 2021 is now open with discounted rates still available. Additionally, there are special registration offers available for attorneys, new attendees and fintech start-ups. To learn more or register, go to Registration for Smarter Faster Payments Remote Connect is also now open. Visit to learn more or to register.

About Nacha

Nacha governs the thriving ACH Network, the payment system that drives safe, smart and fast Direct Deposits and Direct Payments with the capability to reach all U.S. bank and credit union accounts. More than 24 billion ACH payments were made in 2019, valued at nearly $56 trillion. Through problem-solving and consensus-building among diverse payment industry stakeholders, Nacha advances innovation and interoperability in the payments system. Nacha

develops rules and standards, provides industry solutions, and delivers education, accreditation and advisory services.