Payments Innovation Conference to be Held in Napa, Calif. Sept. 23rd

Payments Innovation Conference to be Held in Napa, Calif. Sept. 23rd

Electronic Payments & Innovation Council (EPIC) to Host one-day event.

September 17, 2015 07:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time

The Electronic Funds Transfer Association:

Who: The Electronic Payments & Innovation Council (EPIC) of D.C.-based EFTA, a non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of electronic payments and electronic commerce.

What: The conference includes financial institutions, investors, consultants and technologists discussing the areas of opportunity for new technologies and removing barriers to mass adoption. Sessions include:

  • Emerging Payments in the U.S. and the Opportunities and Challenges they Pose for Traditional Payments Providers
    • Jim Stahley, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Payment Strategy Group,
      Wells Fargo
  • Role of Emerging Payments in Credit Unions
    • Lois Hansen, Vice President, Product Development, CO-OP Financial Services
  • Market Acceptance: Out-of-Band Authentication Solutions, Barriers
    and Opportunities
    • Peter Tapling, President & CEO, Authentify, an Early Warning Company
  • Security and Authentication in Bitcoin Environment
    • Ted Rogers, President, Xapo
  • Outlook for Investment and Growth in the Financial Technology Space
    • John Racine, Executive Chairman, Wave Crest Group (Moderator) Panelists: Ramneek Gupta, Managing Director, Co-Lead Venture Investing, Citi Ventures;
      Jeff Katz, Founder, Mercury Payments and Founding Investor, Cardfree; and Chris Winship, Partner, FTV Capital

When: September 23, 2015

Where: Meritage Resort, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558

Cost: No Fee – click here for the registration form

Contact: Melanie Renner at 571-318-5556 or [email protected]

About EFTA

The Electronic Funds Transfer Association (EFTA) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of electronic payments and electronic commerce. EFTA’s nearly 300 members include the nation’s leading financial institutions, ATM owners, networks and manufacturers, payment processors, card companies, software providers, state governments and federal agencies. For nearly 40 years it has informed debate over the consumer, business and policy implications of new and existing payments technology. EFTA accomplishes this through public outreach to Congress, the administrative agencies, regulators, consumers and the media.

For more information, visit or call 571-318-5555.

The Electronic Funds Transfer Association
Melanie Renner, 571-318-5556
[email protected]

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