NEACH 2017 Payments Management Conference to focus on The Future of Payments

the New England Automated Clearing House Association, today announced
the agenda and speakers for the 2017
Payment Management Conference
, to be held May 10th and 11th
at the Framingham
Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center.

This year’s conference theme, Meet, Learn, Exchange – The Future
of Payments
will be examined in four distinct learning tracks:
Compliance, Faster Payments, Operations & Quality, and Risk & Fraud.
Each track will consist of five concurrent sessions focusing on the most
critical aspects of what’s taking place today, the outlook for the
future, and why this is important to financial institutions and payments

Compliance sessions will focus on understanding new rules and
regulations and implementing solutions to effectively address these
challenges as we look to the future of payments. Attendees will explore
the rule changes, new guidance’s and compliance challenges that their
team encounters on a continuous basis.

Faster Payments sessions will concentrate on the initiatives,
developments, challenges and opportunities of faster payments. Attendees
will gain an understanding of what faster payments means to their
organization now and in the near future. Those financial institutions
without a strategy for faster payments can really benefit by attending.

Operations & Quality sessions will cover the latest innovative processes
in ACH, ACH obstacles and how to overcome them, and the tools attendees
will need to position their organization for unparalleled success both
today and in the future of payments.

Risk & Fraud sessions will cover the latest trends in fraud and provide
focused strategies and real world solutions to complex payment system
risk challenges. Financial institutions attending sessions in this track
will come away with a very real understanding that technology alone is
not the solution. To get where financial institutions need to be in the
fight against fraud their employees must understand as much as the

Other conference highpoints include general session panel discussions, a
recognition breakfast for Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs) and
National Check Professionals (NCPs), and a reception with exhibitors.
The May 11th General Session Breakfast will feature, Same Day ACH
Phase 2: Get Ready for Debits,
consisting of high-level industry
experts: Jane Larimer, EVP, ACH Network Administration, NACHA; Timothy
Mills, AAP, Vice President, The Clearing House; and Wendy Radford, AAP,
Product Development Liaison, Strategic Business Relations and Outreach &
International Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

There will also be dedicated time during the conference to spend with
exhibitors and sponsors: ACH Alert, COCC, Computershare, ECCHO, The
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank Financial Services,
NACHA, NEACH Payments Group, ProfitStars and Shoreline a Gemalto Company.

“It is more important than ever to provide our members with the highest
level of payments education,” said Sean Carter, AAP, NCP, President &
CEO of NEACH. “We are driven to continue to develop and grow this event
so that our members can get the information and solutions they need to
meet the challenges of an ever-changing payments industry. This change
will occur whether our members are ready or not and we feel that events
like this will prepare the membership for what is next.”

Questions about NEACH’s 2017 Payments Management Conference should be
directed to Sandra Savage at 781-321-1011.

is a non-profit regional payments association committed to educating our
members to successfully originate and receive ACH transactions. Our
staff of Accredited ACH Professionals provides the expertise, tools, and
resources you need to navigate and utilize the ACH Network to increase
revenue and enhance member services.

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