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Welcome to Conference

MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2022

9:30-11:55am ET

WORKSHOP
Sponsored by

11:55am-12:45pm ET

LUNCH BREAK 

(on own)

12:45-1pm ET

WELCOME REMARKS

Speaker: Will Hernandez, Media Strategist, BackBay Communications

1-5:55pm ET

BANKING TRACK

1-1:20pm ET

KEYNOTE

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1:20-1:55pm ET

PANEL: ENABLING THE FUTURE OF FINANCE

The North American market is being shaped by the following trends: (1) Modernization of Payments infrastructure; (2) Digitization of Commerce; and (3) Reinvention of Banking: Proliferation of Data and Increase in Cybercrime. This session will explore how industry leaders can enable a broader array of payment flows to improve efficiencies and drive competition and innovation.

1:55-2:30pm ET

PANEL: ENABLING CARDLESS MOBILE SOLUTIONS AT SELF-SERVICE DEVICES, SEAMLESS & SECURE NEXT-GEN SELF-ATTENDED SOLUTIONS

This session will evaluate new secure authentication platforms that facilitate cardless entry at an array of self-attended solutions, including ATMs, Kiosks, and Vending Machines. Industry experts will discuss the strong demand for cardless self-attended solutions, what consumers want, and how these solutions impact financial institutions and machine operators as well as industry challenges and keys to success.

2:30-2:55pm ET

BREAK

2:55-3:15pm ET

KEYNOTE

3:15-3:50pm ET

PANEL: UPDATE ON CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY

Central Bank Digital Currency has received a lot of press lately, but what is it and what roll can it play in the payments sphere? What can we learn from other countries and what is the US stance? This session provides a context for a Central Bank Digital currency with experts from the United States and abroad.

Panelists:

  • Craig Borysowich, Director, Innovation, Payments Canada
  • Peter Tapling, Managing Director, Ptap Advisory LLC
  • Peter Dugas, Executive Director, Capco

3:50-4:25pm ET

PANEL: THE POWER OF THE MINORITY TRANSACTIONS

Minority-owned banks and credit unions are key contributors to local economies. This educational session with Covenant Pay Partners, a Minority Business Enterprise and registered Payfac, will focus on best practices when entering the minority owned marketplace and extending equitable access to underserved markets.

Panelist: Quincy McNight, CEO, Covennant Pay Partners

4:25-4:45pm ET

KEYNOTE

4:45-5:20pm ET

PANEL: WHY ESG IS FUNDAMENTAL TO BLOCKCHAIN & THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS

Data provides specificity for ESG by driving informed decision making and sustainable, transparent and accountable best practices. This session will explore the role of ESG in next-generation, decentralized business models. Panelists will assess regulatory frameworks and the respective roles of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, CBDCs, DeFI and the Metaverse in the global payments ecosystem.

Panelists:

  • Diana Barrero Zalles, Director, Weild & Co.
  • Cristina Dolan, head of Alliances, RSA

5:20-5:55pm ET

PANEL

5:55-6:10pm ET

VISIONARY AWARD PRESENTATION

6:10-7:40pm ET

HAPPY HOUR RECEPTION – EXPO HALL OPEN

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2022

8-8:10am ET

WELCOME REMARKS

8:10am-4:40pm ET

PAYMENTS TRACK

8:10-8:30am ET

KEYNOTE

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8:30-8:50am ET

KEYNOTE

8:50-9:25am ET

PANEL: HOW IMPORTANT IS A POS & WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS? FROM POINT OF SALE TO POINTS OF INTERACTION

Modern POS systems enable merchants to manage multiple business priorities beyond just payment processing. This session will share tips on leveraging cloud-based next-generation POS systems to control costs, reduce friction, mitigate risk and improve productivity and customer experience.

Moderator: Laura Demke-Calixte, President, EPNA

9:25-10am ET

PANEL: BUILDING FREIGHT FINTECH: DISTRUPTING PAYMENTS IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Slow payments create major roadblocks for trucking owner-operators, many of whom are dealing with cash flow challenges, driver shortages, and supply chain issues. The solution: fintechs can drive faster payments, greater fuel card functionality, tailored rewards, and increased cash flow. Industry leaders discuss how to embed payments and tailor solutions to drivers’ needs, tackle cash flow issues in logistics, and accelerate payments for carriers and trucking companies.

Panelists:

  • Atif Siddiqi, CEO, Branch
  • Luis Silva, Vice President, Digital Partnerships, Mastercard
  • Jerry Tolochko, Strategy & Planning, Uber Freight

10-10:35am ET

NETWORKING BREAK – EXHIBITS OPEN

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10:35-10:55am ET

KEYNOTE

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10:55-11:30am ET

PANEL: MAKING MOBILE THE HOME OF TOUCHLESS PAYMENTS

This session explores three developments in touchless commerce: QR Codes, TapToPay, and wireless. EMVCo’s TapToMobile Task Force will share its latest updates and best practices for enabling payments on “off-the-shelf” consumer mobile devices. In addition, panelists will share the latest developments in wireless technology not currently covered by EMV Specifications, such as Wi-Fi, Ultra Wideband (UWB), Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and mobile data.

11:30am-12:05pm ET

PANEL: DEFI PAYMENTS – WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW NOW

Decentralized finance (DeFi), which is based on blockchain technology, leverages stable coins, which are gaining acceptance and regulatory approval. DeFi products and services allow consumers to make direct payments to merchants and billers without bank or payment card network facilitators. This session will review available technology, products and services and the regulatory landscape, addressing key issues such as whether lack of anonymity will hurt the DeFi adoption and the current state of stable coin participation by major FIs and federal and state regulation.

Panelist: Linda Odom, Partner, K&L Gates

12:05-12:55pm ET

NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK – EXHIBITS OPEN

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12:55-1:15pm ET

KEYNOTE

1:15-1:50pm ET

PANEL

1:50-2:25pm ET

PANEL: LOYALTY IS THE NEW, DEMOCRATIZED CURRENCY

This session will explore digital money technology as a way to mint, store, and use money and create your very own customer value chain. By incentivizing customers to pay non-customers with loyalty money, your customers can recruit new customers, who can perpetuate the value chain.

2:25-3:10pm ET

NETWORKING BREAK – EXHIBITS OPEN

3:10-3:30pm ET

KEYNOTE: IOT DIGITAL PAYMENTS IN THE E-COMMERCE SPACE

This session will discuss the revolutionary effect of IoT-enabled payments on the eCommerce and fintech space as well as sales opportunities in the IoT sector and adjacent payment gateways that facilitate IoT transactions. Participants will also discuss IoT solution architecture and payments enablement across a range of IoT and self-attended devices. In addition, we will look ahead to the future of IoT payments.

3:30-4:05pm ET

PANEL: THE RISE OF DIGITAL COMPENSATION

With declining cash usage and rising contact-free payment methods, companies are evaluating new options for attracting and paying high-quality workers. This session will explore how companies are innovating their payroll and payouts in response to current economic trends, from Covid to gig workers, and why these new forms of digital compensation are the future.

Panelist: Keith Smith, CEO, Payouts Network

4:05-4:40pm ET

PANEL: NAVIGATING THE BNPL JOURNEY

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) offerings, traditionally used in brick-and-mortar settings, tend to focus on the merchant/acquiring side but must expand and evolve in a digital direction, guided by merchant-agnostic mobile wallets. The session will explore the history of BNPL, the current post-pandemic payments environment and emerging domestic and international trends. Specific emphasis will be paid to global BNPL adoption and various implementations around the world.

Panelists: 

  • Darren Beyer, Co-founder, Chief Product & Strategy Officer, Qolo
  • Chris Hamilton, Chief Operating Officer, Amount
  • Ryan Tuttle, Consultant, Euromonitor Intl’

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022

8-8:10am ET

WELCOME REMARKS

8:10-11:40am ET

FRAUD, RISK, SECURITY & COMPLIANCE TRACK

8:10-8:30am ET

KEYNOTE

8:30-8:50am ET

KEYNOTE

8:50-9:25am ET

PANEL: LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN CRYPTO PAYMENTS

The session will cover legal developments in cryptocurrencies, highlighting emerging regulations, industry trends, and opportunities and pitfalls.

Moderator: James Huber, Partner, Global Legal Law Firm

Panelists: 

  • Louis Armitage, CEO, Armitage Accounting/Crypto Consultants
  • Michael Douglas, Global Legal Law Firm
  • Todd Feinstein, Partner, Feinstein Law

9:25-10am ET

PANEL

10-10:35am ET

NETWORKING BREAK – EXHIBITS OPEN

10:35-11:05am ET

KEYNOTE

11:05-11:40am ET

PANEL: BEYOND PASSWORDS & PANS: THE NEW FRONTIER OF IDENTITY MANAGEMENT & FRAUD-FREE COMMERCE, POWERED BY ANONYMOUS BIOMETRICS

Identity management experts will discuss anonymous biometrics and its transformative potential for providing merchants, issuers and acquirers with secure, fraud-free online commerce without compromising customer convenience or privacy. Panelists will share how stronger authentication will help merchants replace passwords, card numbers, PINs or OTPs with anonymous biometrics-based multi-factor authentication to create more secure ways to login, check-in, transact and checkout.

Panelist: Deepak Jain, Founder & CEO, Wink

11:40am-12:15pm ET

DIGITAL WALLET AWARDS PRESENTATION

2022 will be a breakthrough year for mobile payments and digital commerce.

For over a decade, MPC has been home to thought leaders throughout the digital and mobile payments space. It’s where the industry meets to discuss strategies, new technologies, sales opportunities and all aspects of the rapidly-evolving world of digital payments. This year’s agenda will offer attendees with the guidance they need to navigate this ever-changing landscape. Keynote presentations and panel discussions will address new mobile commerce platforms, services, solutions and standards. From how to capitalize from consumer demand to the latest developments in transaction security, the MPC Digital Commerce Event will deliver insight and guidance from business leaders, pioneers, analysts and experts.
MPC has emerged as the “can’t miss” conference for business development, market intelligence and networking. The largest brands in finance, technology and innovation participate in at MPC events. You should be there, too.

HOT DIGITAL COMMERCE TOPICS AT MPC22

  • Blockchain
  • Biometrics
  • Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Cardless Mobile Solutions
  • Crypto Payments
  • DeFi Payments
  • Digital Wallets
  • Digital Currency
  • ESG Fundamentals
  • Fraud & Cyber Security
  • Freight FinTech
  • Loyalty Programs
  • Minority Transactions
  • POS Options
  • Real Time Payments
  • More!