NPECA Savannah 2019 Check back for updates as speakers and sponsors are confirmed.

              *Subject to change

Saturday, April 13, 2019

11:00 a.m-5:00 pm

Westbrook

NPECA Office Open

Refreshments Host: WEX    

                                     

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Tech-Help Desk - download new Phone Conference App

Conference App Sponsor --- DTN

Pick up your Tote Bag

Thank you to this year’s Tote Bag Sponsor:

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Pick up your Name Badge

Thank you to this year's’ Name Badge Sponsor:

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Explore Savannah on your own!

Early arrivals encouraged to check with the NPECA office.  We will have suggestions and ideas for you, including tour groups you can join and or ways to explore on your own.  There are many options within walking distance!    

                                                                                                                                             

Sunday, April 14, 2019

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Upper Lobby

NPECA Registration Desk

Refreshments Host: WEX

Download New Phone Conference App  - Tech-Help Desk as available

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Pick up your Tote Bag

Thank you to this year's’ Tote Bag Sponsor:

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Pick up your Name Badge

Thank you to this year's’ Name Badge Sponsor:

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8:30 am

Upper Lobby

Savannah Tours – All Members encouraged to check with the Conference office and or Registration Desk to pick up information and ideas for Sunday options and opportunities. Options will include exploring on your own, as well as group tours you can join.

12 noon - 3:00 pm

Sloan

Board of Directors Meeting

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Ballroom B & C

- Credit Session-

Commercial Business Fraud

3:00 pm-3:50 pm “Topic Title TBA”

Speaker TBA - ACSE Fraud Expert

Moderator: Rhonda Buras

4:00 pm-4:50 pm “GDPR / Privacy”

Speaker TBA -

Moderator: Terry Faber

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Ballroom A

- Payments Session-

Industry Fraud Review Card Brands Forum

Panel:

         Presenter Daniel Faris, American Express

         Presenter Jennifer Voith, Discover

         Presenter Mike Baechle, MasterCard

         Presenter Robert Alandt, Visa

Session Monitor: Randy Wiggins                                                   

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Scarborough

Welcome Reception Sponsored by Discover / Pulse

All members invited - there will be plenty of food and beverages.

Sponsored by Discover Global Network / Pulse Network

We will have information on what to see and do within steps of  the hotel after the reception.

After Sessions are Complete:

Networking & Free Time- Connect - On Your Own Time - and or with Service Provider Dinners & Private Functions

                                                                                                                                             

Monday, April 15, 2019

6:30 am-5:00 pm

Upper Lobby

NPECA Registration Desk - Late Registration

Refreshments Host: WEX

Stop by our Tech-Help Desk to learn more about using the NPECA website!

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Last Chance to pick up your Tote Bag

Thank you to this year's’ Tote Bag Sponsor:

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Last Chance to pick up your Name Tag

Thank you to this year's’ Name Badge Sponsor:

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7:00 am-8:00 am

Ballroom D-E-F

Breakfast

Sponsor Available

Sponsor Available!

8:00 am-9:00 am

Ballroom A-B-C

-General Session-

Opening Ceremonies & Introduction

Sponsored by: Growmark, Inc.

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Hotel Lobby

Spouse’s Tour  

A wonderful day to explore this unique city. More details to follow Lunch Included.

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9:00 am-10:00 am

Ballroom A-B-C

-General Session-

“Title TBA”  

Keynote Speaker: Michael McNamara, Chief Economist, Mastercard

                           

              Click HERE for More Information

Sponsor Available!

10:00 am-10:30 am

Pre-function Room

Refreshment Break

10:30 am-11:30 am

Ballroom A-B-C

-General Session-

"Deal Your Own Destiny"

Keynote Speaker: Katie Delaney

 

Sponsored by: Visa                                            Click HERE for More Information

11:30 am-11:45 am

Announcements

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-function Room

Book Signing with Author, Katie Delaney

First 100 books courtesy of Sponsor: Visa

12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Ballroom D-E-F 

Luncheon Honoring Past Presidents

Presiding: Amy Warwick, President, NPECA

Sponsor Available!

1:00 pm -2:30 pm

Scarborough

- Credit  Session-

Best Practices Quick Fire Chats

Total of 5 sessions Each presenter will have a 45 minute presentation

 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm - “Brexit”, Presenter: TBA

 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm -  “Contract Compliance” Presenters: Fran Lawall & John Evanstad

 Moderators: Terry Faber & Rhonda Buras

1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Ballroom A-B-C

- Payments Session-    

Digital Transformation

Presenter: Gunter Pfau, CEO, Stuzo

Moderator: Gina Tombrella

2:30 pm-3:00 pm

Pre-function Room

Refreshments Break

Sponsor Available!

3:00 pm-3:45 pm

Ballroom A-B-C

- Payments Session-

Fraud Overview

Panel Discussion:

Marc Punzirudu, ControlScan

Ryan Smiley, Gilbarco

Simon Sliew, Dover Wayne

Moderator: Dan Christian

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Scarborough

- Credit Session-

Best Practices Quick Fire Chats (Continued)

  3:00 pm - 3:45 pm -  “GLobal Economic Changes” Presenter TBA

  3:45 pm - 4:15 pm - Utilizing Artificial Intelligence Presenter: Rhonda Buras

  4:15 pm - 5:00 pm - Security Instruments (LCs) - Presenter: Fran Lawall

 Moderators: Terry Faber & Rhonda Buras

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Ballroom A-B

- Payments Session-      

PIN less - Expanding Merchant Choice

Speaker:  Todd Smith, Senior Business Analyst, Heartland

Moderator: Erika Curtis

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Harborside East

Meet & Greet

Hosts: ControlScan

President’s Reception (All Members)

Sponsor: Dun & Bradstreet

First Time Attendees Reception Section

Sponsor: ABC - Amega

Sponsorship Available!

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7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Harborside West

President’s Banquet

Sponsor: MasterCard Worldwide

8:15 pm-9:00 pm

Harborside West

Entertainment - Sal Gonzales

9:00 pm-11:00 pm

Harborside East

Hospitality Suite & Dessert

Sponsor: Dun & Bradstreet

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

7:30 am-8:30 am

Moss & Oak Restaurant

Private Breakfast for Past Presidents

7:30 am-8:30 am

Ballroom D-E-F

Continental Breakfast

Sponsor: Visa

8:30 am-10:00 am

Scarborough

- Credit Session-

Best Practices Open Forum 

Credit members attending this year’s conference will be asked in advance  to submit topics or questions to be addressed during this collaborative session.

Monitor: Terry Faber

10:00 am-10:15 am

Pre-function Room

- Credit Session-

Refreshments Break

Sponsor: Visa

10:15 am-11:45 am

Scarborough

- Credit Session-

Best Practices Open Forum Continues

Monitor: Terry Faber

8:30 am-10:00 am

Ballroom A-B

- Payments Session-

Payments Collaborative Session - Best Practices

Greg Pellegrino, Moderator

Sponsor; ControlScan

10:00 am-10:30 am

Pre-Function Room

- Payments Session-

Refreshments Break

Sponsor: Visa

10:30 am-11:30 am

Ballroom A-B

- Payments Session-

Merchants Only Session -

Merchant only Group Discussion Session to review and begin plans for next year.

Moderator: Greg Pellegrino

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Ballroom D-E-F

Installation Luncheon

Sponsor: Heartland

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Grand Prize Drawing

Must be Present to Win.

Thank you for attending the 2019 conference.  Please plan to join us in San Antonio in 2020 at the St. Anthony Hotel!

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Special Thanks to these members for their support of the online Member Directory and Conference App

  Thank You Dick & John Williams of Williams & Williams for Member Directory       

      Thank You Doug Mihal of DTN for the 2019 Conference App                 !