Rapid Evolution of Consumer Payments Examined at PAYMENTS 2013

Posted March, 27 2013

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Rapid Evolution of Consumer Payments Examined at PAYMENTS 2013

Panel of Payments Executives from American Express, the Federal Reserve, U.S. Bank, and Claire’s Stores to Discuss Changes in Consumer Payments and Impact on the Payments Industry

HERNDON, Va., March 27, 2013 – Today, NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association announced the “Industry Agenda” general session held annually at PAYMENTS. This year’s Industry Agenda titled “Responding to Forces of Change in Consumer Payments” will examine the rapid change around the consumer and consumer payments and its impact on the payments ecosystem. The session will also explore how organizations are responding to these changes, in both proactive and reactive ways, and how their responses can determine the success of the evolving consumer relationship.

“Regulatory, economic and technological changes in the payments environment have transformed consumer payment behaviors,” said Janet O. Estep, president and CEO of NACHA.  “We’re excited to be able to bring leading payments industry executives together to challenge the industry to rethink the ways in which we engage with the consumer.”

Speakers for this year’s Industry Agenda include:

  • Alpesh Chokshi, President, Global Payments Options, American Express

  • Marie Gooding, First Vice President & COO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

  • Dominic Venturo, Chief Information Officer, Retail Payments Solutions, U.S. Bank

  • Brad Larson, Vice President, Global Treasurer, Claire’s Stores

  • Moderator: David Stewart, Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company

This year, PAYMENTS will be held April 21-24 in San Diego, Calif., at the San Diego Convention Center. The PAYMENTS 2013 Industry Agenda, sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Earthport, Guardian Analytics, J.P. Morgan, MasterCard, and Wells Fargo, will take place on April 22. In addition to the Industry Agenda, PAYMENTS 2013 will feature an opening general session, keynoted by founder and CEO of Moven, Brett King, and more than 130 educational sessions along eight conference tracks. New this year is PAYMENTS 3D, an interactive program showcasing leading payments innovators and challengers, including Clear2Pay, Clutch, FeedZai, FIS, Intuit/DST Output, Kabbage, Manilla, Mitek Systems, Nok Nok Labs, PAAGO, Pay Anyone, PhonePass, Popmoney, Sipree and SpotPay. The conference will also provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with more than 100 of the industry’s leading solution providers in a dynamic Exhibit Hall.

“This year’s PAYMENTS conference will offer unparalleled education and opportunities to hear from and network with the major players shaping the future of payments,” said Estep.  “As such, PAYMENTS 2013 is poised to be the ‘can’t-miss’ event of the year for the industry.” 

To register for PAYMENTS 2013, learn about remaining exhibitor opportunities, or to find more information about sessions and networking opportunities, please visit https://payments.nacha.org/.

About PAYMENTS 2013
PAYMENTS 2013, taking place April 21 – 24 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., features more than 130 educational sessions and workshops with renowned speakers from financial institutions, companies, government agencies, legal and regulatory bodies, consulting and research firms, service providers, and more. Sessions are organized along eight tracks — Automated Clearing House (ACH), card solutions, corporate payment solutions, global focus, healthcare opportunities, mobile banking and payments, risk & compliance, and payments biz – to address the topics of pivotal importance to payments professionals. Conference threads weave hot topics across tracks and emphasize the most significant developments in legal/regulatory, corporate account takeover, remote deposit capture/remotely created checks, community banks/small business/local government opportunities, and NACHA Operating Rules and initiatives. In addition, a dynamic exhibit of nearly 100 industry leaders features today’s top products and services.

To learn more about PAYMENTS 2013 sessions, workshops, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors, or to register, visit https://payments.nacha.org.

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