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EPCOR Payments Conference - Spring 2017
Expert presenters providing meaningful, relevant and
thought-provoking education for all payments professionals.
Destination
Hilton Columbus/Polaris
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A special conference rate of $158 plus tax has been negotiated for conference attendees. To make a reservation, call 614.885.1600 and mention you are attending EPCOR Payments Conference – Spring 2017, or reserve your room with the link below.

May 23 - 25, 2017 • Columbus, OH
Hilton Columbus/Polaris Room Registration
8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
Gain a Competitive Advantage on
The Road to Knowledge!
EPCOR Payments Conference – Spring 2017 brings national-caliber speakers right to your backyard, making it the “must-attend” regional event for electronic payments education. Come together with payments professionals of all backgrounds and skill sets this May to gather the vital information needed to gain an edge in the payments business.

Enjoy a well-rounded experience with plenty of opportunity to explore new solutions, collaborate with your peers and learn about the latest payments changes and initiatives. Featuring 26 information-packed sessions, an optional pre-conference workshop, vibrant exhibit hall, exclusive gala reception and networking luncheon, EPCOR Payments Conference – Spring 2017 is ideal for payments professionals of all backgrounds.

 
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Gala Reception and Awards Luncheon
Gala Reception and Awards Luncheon
Stick around after the closing session and unwind with new and old friends while you enjoy cocktails and light refreshments at the Gala Reception.

All conference attendees are invited to join us for a special lunch celebrating attending AAPs and NCPs, and announcing our EPCOR Payment Systems Award winners.
Pre-Conference Workshop
Tuesday, May 23 • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Featured Speakers
Payments professionals, executives, regulators and disruptors from diverse backgrounds convening together to discuss the future of payments and regulatory compliance.
Richard Oliver
Retired as an Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, overseeing technology and payments system services. From 1998 to 2010, he led the Fed's efforts to standardize and centralize all check and ACH systems; implement various services, as well as offer same day, international, risk management, and EDI ACH services to customers.
Jane Larimer
Executive Vice President of ACH Network Administration and General Counsel of NACHA, leads the department that supports NACHA’s role as administrator of the ACH Network, including rulemaking, risk and compliance and network development. Larimer also provides legal support for NACHA. Prior to joining NACHA, Larimer practiced law with Bryan Cave LLP, formerly Powell, Goldstein Frazer & Murphy, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tim Mills, AAP
Vice President and Executive Director of The Clearing House Payments Company Payments Association, NACHA Direct Member and Regional Payments Association. Mr. Mills has served as a member of the National Automated Clearing House Association’s (NACHA) Payments Institute Board of Regents, Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG) and Arbitration Committee.
Nell Campbell-Drake
Vice president in the Retail Payments Office (RPO) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Nell has responsibility for the RPO’s strategic business relations and international product development. She serves as an RPO primary point-of-contact, working collaboratively with other Federal Reserve product offices and industry partners.
Will Grace, AAP
A seasoned, unique leader with track record of success in managing electronic payment solutions, offering exceptional skills to develop and execute payment strategy, develop and promote product value, enhance product positioning, improve product profitability and mitigate risk to the organization.
Connie Theien
Senior Vice President and Director of payments industry relations for the Federal Reserve, Connie Theien leads efforts to engage payments stakeholders in advancing strategies for payments system improvement. As part of the Fed’s payments improvement leadership team, she established and manages engagement of the Faster Payments Task Force and the Secure Payments Task Force.
Jim Stickley
CEO of Stickley on Security, holds over 20 years’ experience in cybersecurity, helping corporations test their security by stealing credit cards, hacking Social Security numbers, robbing banks, creating fake ATMs, breaking into armed government facilities and stealing from teenagers. Jim travels throughout the United States providing education ranging from basic identity theft to national cyber terrorism.
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Experience first-hand why more than 600 payments professionals
join us on The Road to Faster Payments every year!
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Topics Covered
Expert presenters will provide meaningful, relevant and thought-provoking
education for all payments professionals.
risk mgmt/security/fraud
  • Payments Fraud Mitigation
  • Risk Management
  • Legal/Compliance Burdens
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managing Third-Party Risk
traditional payments
  • Origination Considerations
  • ACH Rules
  • Card
  • Use Cases
faster payments
  • Same Day ACH
  • Alternative Solutions
  • Realtime Payments
  • Milennials
emerging payments & tech
  • EMV
  • Tokenization
  • APIs
  • Blockchain
  • 20022
WHAT WE COVER
Our Awesome Topics
risk mgmt/security/fraud - 18%
traditional payments - 30%
faster payments - 26%
emerging payments & tech - 26%
Testimonials
Our Happy Attendees
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"I have always enjoyed attending the EPCOR conferences and have done so for many years. It is one of the most economical ways to keep up with my AAP credits. Not only that, I always walk away with a number of actionable items. As fast as things are evolving, the EPCOR Conference is a great place to learn about upcoming changes to payments whether they be regulatory, technological developments or strategic initiatives. It is a one stop shop for all things payments. Oh, and it’s fun!"

Denise DeRousse, AAP, CTP Independent Consultant
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"I try to attend the conferene every year because it is a great way to get my AAP credits and it always has great content."

Jason West, Fidelity Bank
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"Always informative, with a wide range of topics. EPCOR Payments Conference offers something for all levels of our staff. Already looking forward to next year!"

Toni Bernard, Fiserv
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"EPCOR Payments Conference is a great way to stay current on what's happening in the industry–and get AAP credits!"

Renee Sharp, AAP, Condon Bank & Trust
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Sessions
Make EPCOR Payments Conference - Spring 2017 your conference by building a custom training experience tailored to your needs, choosing from 20 sessions in 4 different learning tracks. Choose your own schedule and even change tracks or sessions any time you want. Each track has been color coded so you can easily identify the ones you want to follow.

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EPCOR Staff TBA Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
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Richard Oliver, Independent ConsultantTuesday
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
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Mike Reynolds, TMR Tuesday
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Charles Bretz, FS-ISAC Tuesday
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Brian Laverdure, AAP, EPCOR; Chris Kuhn, AAP, Lake City Bank; Patricia Patchin (Szydlowski), Geauga Credit Union; Heather Collini, Universal 1 Credit Union Tuesday
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Jorge Jimenez, eZorfex Tuesday
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Moderator: Richard Oliver, Independent Consultant. Panelists: Tim Mills, AAP, The Clearing House; Nell Campbell-Drake, Federal Reserve Bank; Will Grace, AAP, Jack Henry Tuesday
4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
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Jane Larimer, NACHA Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
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Karen Sylvester, AAP, NCP, CRCM, EPCOR Wednesday
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
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Kevin Olsen, AAP, NCP, ePayResources Wednesday
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
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Michael Bilski, North American Banking Co Wednesday
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
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Nell Campbell-Drake, Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaWednesday
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
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Fred Laing II, AAP, CTP, NCP, UMACHA; Mary Gilmeister, AAP, NCP, WACHAWednesday
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
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Marianne Crowe, Federal Reserve Bank of BostonWednesday
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
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Tim Mills, AAP, The Clearing HouseWednesday
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
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Dan Rozycki, Federal Reserve Bank of MinneapolisWednesday
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
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Jennifer Kontur, NCP; Tammy Gedetsis & Rosemary Trusso, KeyBank Wednesday
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Jane Hennessy, G2 Web ServicesWednesday
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Kevin Christensen, SHAZAMWednesday
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Jane Larimer, NACHAWednesday
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Paul Tomasofsky, McGovernSmith AdvisorsWednesday
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
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Connie Theien, Federal Reserve Bank of ChicagoThursday
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
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Michael Fennell, Heritage BankThursday
9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
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Tony DaSilva, Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaThursday
9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
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Rahn Rampton, EPSONThursday
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
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Jen Kirk, AAP, EPCORThursday
9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
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Jim Stickley, Stickley on SecurityThursday
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
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Who We Are…
EPCOR is a not-for-profit trade association devoted to providing timely and relevant payments education and support to our members to help them maintain compliance, improve operational processes, and mitigate risk and fraud. Through our affiliation with NACHA and other industry associations EPCOR fosters and promotes improvement of the payment systems which are in the best interest of our members.

What We Do…
The mission of EPCOR is to provide our members with the knowledge, support and industry representation necessary to succeed in the ever-evolving electronic payments business.

Who We Serve…
EPCOR serves more than 2,100 member banks, credit unions, thrifts and affiliated organizations located in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.





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