TRANSACT Tech ATL
June 12, 2018 • Georgia Tech Student Center
TRANSACT Tech is a one-day event where leading-edge banking, retail and FinTech companies come together with innovative startups and venture capitalists to further business connections, build strategic relationships and secure new opportunities.
Attendees include senior level payments industry executives including financial institutions, technology companies, investment and VC firms, as well as analysts and industry consulting firms.
2018 event location is Georgia Tech Student Center, 350 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332.
The role of the acquiring channel remains a critical component of the payments ecosystem. The continued ability to support core functions and support innovation in product development and service delivery defines a new model of the acquirer. Join us for this high-impact event where you’ll learn how leaders are future-proofing their businesses in anticipation of market shifts in delivery models.
|David Mangum, President / COO, Global Payments|
|11:00am||DEFINING A NEW ROLE
New technologies are creating new opportunities for payments companies of all sizes. This panel will discuss how leading acquirers are leveraging technology to expand their market reach and pivot to a new role.
|12:45pm||REALIGNMENT WITH TRADITIONAL PARTNERS
The payments industry is constantly shifting and evolving. The traditional players that partner with acquirers – from security assessors to POS providers and others – are reinventing themselves. This panel will discuss how vital industry partners have redefined their relationships with acquirers.
|Chris Bucolo, ControlScan, Moderator|
|Drago Dzerve, VP Product Management, Verifone|
|David McDonald, SVP, Global Products, Elavon|
|1:30pm||CONNECTING WITH NEW PLAYERS
New entrants, from Integrated / Independent Software Vendors, Payment Facilitators, and Value-Added Resellers to developers and gateways, can help acquirers reach new customer segments and better serve their existing customers. This panel will highlight the opportunities to partner with these new players and offer best practices from the speakers’ own experience.
|Julius Alexander, Head of Payment Facilitation and Emerging Markets, Discover|
|Mark Krapels, COO, Instamed|
|James Ray, Managing Director, Multinational Corporation Sales, Chase Merchant Services|
Innovative companies can seize opportunities – and the profit that accompanies them – more quickly than their competitors This panel will discuss how organizations can foster a culture of innovation and develop strategies that effectively harness new technologies.
|Bruce Berger, Executive Director, CAU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development|
|Jeff Gapusan, Startup Catalyst, Head of FinTech, ATDC|
|Kevin Lewis, Vice President Innovation, First Data|
|Burunda Prince-Jones, Managing Director, Comcast, NBC Universal's the Farm|
Our Generous Sponsors
Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities
|Opportunity to introduce a session (first come, first served in terms of selection)|
|On-site signage recognizing sponsor|
|5 passes||10 passes||Complimentary passes for customers and company executives|
|Promotion for all sponsors: pre-show, website and post-show thank you e-mail blast to all attendees|
Sponsorships / Event / Membership
TRANSACT Tech is approved for up to 5 ETA CPP™ Continuing Education (CE) credits. Credit is earned at the rate of one credit per 50 minutes of electronic transactions industry-related session time, including questions and answers, excluding lunches and breaks.
Cancellation / Refund / Substitution Policies
Written notice of registration cancellation received by ETA headquarters on or before Tuesday, May 29, 2018, will result in a refund of fees paid less a $50 processing fee. Please submit cancellation requests to: ETAreg@conferencemanagers.com. There will be no refunds for cancellations after Tuesday, May 29, 2018. No-shows are non-refundable.
Substitutions are encouraged and should be submitted to: ETAreg@conferencemanagers.com. Please include the original attendee’s full name and the substitute’s full contact information to include: name, job title, company, mailing address, phone and e-mail. The deadline for substitutions in advance is Tuesday, June 5, 2018. After that date, all substitutions will need to be made on-site and must be accompanied by written permission from the original attendee.
In the unlikely event of program cancellation, ETA will refund 100% of registration fees paid. ETA assumes no liability for any penalty fees on airline tickets, deposits for hotel accommodations, or any other fees, charges, penalties or other incidental costs that a registrant might incur as a consequence of program cancellation.
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