Thirteenth Annual Chicago Payments Symposium

Last Updated: 9/24/2013

September 24-25, 2013

The Chicago Payments Symposium uncovers emerging payment trends by bringing together  industry experts from around the world to interact with a diverse group of high–level industry participants. This event is regarded as one of the premier industry payment conferences and provides a neutral forum to discuss the most pressing payments issues of the day, including public policy concerns.


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Sandra Pianalto
President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

As president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Sandra Pianalto has both national and local leadership responsibilities. She participates in the formulation of U.S. monetary policy, and she oversees 950 employees in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh who conduct economic research, supervise financial institutions, and provide payment services to commercial banks and the U.S. government.

 

Pianalto joined the Bank in 1983 as an economist in the Research Department. She was appointed assistant vice president of public affairs in 1984, vice president and secretary to the board of directors in 1988, and first vice president and chief operating officer in 1993. She assumed her position as president in 2003. Read more...

Juan Carlos Zarate
Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Former Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Adviser and Former First Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, U.S. Treasury Department

Juan C. Zarate is a senior adviser to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the senior national security consultant and analyst for CBS News and a former deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser. He advises companies and organizations on national, homeland, and finance-related security, technologies, and investments. He sits on the Board of Advisors for the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, the Board of Advisors for Regulatory DataCorp, and the Board of Directors for American Charities for Palestine.

 

Zarate served as the deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism from 2005 to 2009. In this role, he was responsible for developing and overseeing the effective implementation of the U.S. government's counterterrorism strategy. He was also responsible for overseeing all policies related to transnational security threats, including counternarcotics, maritime security, hostages, international organized crime, money laundering, and critical energy infrastructure protection. Prior to joining the National Security Council, Zarate served as the first assistant secretary of the treasury for terrorist financing and financial crimes, where he led the Treasury Department's domestic and international efforts to attack terrorist financing, build comprehensive anti-money laundering systems and expand the use of the department’s powers to advance national security interests. Read more...


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09/24/13
8:20 AM
Welcome and Overview
Gordon Werkema, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
8:25 AM
Opening Keynote
Introduction
John Moore, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Keynote
Sandra Pianalto, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
9:00 AM
State of U.S. Payments: Framing the Gaps, Opportunity and Case For Change
Moderator
Marie Gooding, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Speakers
Ken Isaacson, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Anita Patterson, Director of Treasury Services, Cox Enterprises
Steve Mott, Chief Executive Officer, BetterBuyDesign
10:45 AM
Payments 2020 Outlook: Desired Outcomes and Alternative Paths Forward
Moderator
David Sapenaro, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Speakers
Paul Obermeyer, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Comerica
Peter Gordon, Senior Vice President, Payments Network Group, FIS
Brett King, Chief Executive Officer/Founder, Moven
12:00 PM
Luncheon Keynote: Collaboration Lessons Learned
Introduction
Esther George, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank Kansas of City
Keynote
Carl Rutstein, Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group
1:30 PM
Concurrent Collaboration Sessions – Series 1<br /> Session A: Electronification Strategies and the Future of the DDA
moderator
Cheryl Venable, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Speakers
George Warfel, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
B C Krishna, Chief Executive Officer, Mineral Tree
Brian Van Doeselaar, Associate Controller, Grand Valley State University
Duncan B Douglass, Senior Partner, Alston & Bird
1:30 PM
Session B: Faster Payments: Improvement Opportunities and Alternative Paths
Moderator
Carol Coye Benson, Managing Director, Glenbrook Partners
Speakers
René M Pelegero, President, Retail Payments Global Consulting Group
Jim Mortimer, Head of Real Time Payments, Vocalink
Ricky Lim, Managing Director, BCSIS (Singapore)
Peter Gordon, Senior Vice President, Payments Network Group, FIS
1:30 PM
Session C: Improving Consumer Experience: Progress and Opportunities
Moderator
Jane Thompson, Senior Advisor, Center for Financial Services Innovation
Brett Adams, U.S. Head Prepaid Product Group, Mastercard
Improving Access
Banking Disclosures
Susan Weinstock, Director, PEW Charitable Trust
CFPB & Social Media Lessons
Steven Ramirez, Chief Executive Officedr, Beyond the Arc
Legal
Sara Jane Hughes, University Scholar and Fellow in Commercial Law, Indiana Law School
3:30 PM
Concurrent Collaboration Sessions – Series 2<br />Session A: Enabling Ubiquity: Improvement Opportunities and Alternative Paths
Moderator
George Warfel, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
B2B
B C Krishna, Chief Executive Officer, Mineral Tree
Mehul Desai, Vice Chair, C-SAM
Mobile
Consumer
Lisa Hrabosky, Director, Global Core Payments, MineralTree
Financial Institution
William M Farrow III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban Partnership Bank
3:30 PM
Session B: Promoting Confidence: Risk Trends, Current Collaboration and Future Priorities
Moderator
Ellen Bromagen, Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Charles Bretz, Director, Payments, FS-ISAC
Cybersecurity
Fraud
Lou Ann Alexander, Chief Market Development Officer, Early Warning Services
Kate Kingberger, Mobile Specialist, U.S. Department of Treasury
Mobile
Cards
Glenn Schneider, Chief Information Officer, Discover
3:30 PM
Session C: Fostering Standards: Business Case Drivers and Alternative Paths
Moderator
Roy Decicco, Managing Director, JPMorganChase
Speakers
Julie Conroy, Research Director, Aite Group
Steve Mott, Chief Executive Officer, BetterBuyDesign
Claudia Swenseid, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Paul Tomasofsky, President, Secure Remote Payments Council
5:15 PM
Reception
09/25/13
8:20 AM
Welcome and Overview
Gordon Werkema, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
8:30 AM
International Lessons Learned
Moderator
Richard Dzina, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Speakers
Paul Whitmore, Chief Executive Officer, Consultancy Associates (Hong Kong)
Jim Mortimer, Head of Real Time Payment Products, Vocalink (UK)
Ricky Lim, Managing Director, BCIS (Singapore)
Takaaki Kurebayashi, Deputy Director, Bank of Japan
10:15 AM
Collaboration Readouts
Moderator
Sean Rodriguez, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank Chicago
B C Krishna, Chief Executive Officer, MineralTree
Electronification
Carol Coyle Benson, Managing Director, Glenbrook Partners
Faster
Consumer
Jane Thompson, Senior Advisor, Center for Financial Services Innovation
George Warfel, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ubiquity
Confidence
Lou Anne Alexander, Chief Market Development Officer, Early Warning Systems
Roy Decicco, Managing Director, JPMorganChase
Standards
12:00 PM
Luncheon Keynote: Threat Environment and Public/Private Partnership Opportunities
Introduction
Louise Roseman, Director, Federal Reserve Board
Keynote
Juan Carlos Zarate, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Former Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor and First Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes
1:30 PM
Symposium Wrap-up Panel: Insights Going Forward
Moderator
Gordon Werkema, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speakers
Robert Steen, Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Community Bank
Tom Rea, Executive Vice President, US Bank
Duncan B Douglass, Senior Partner, Alston & Bird
Anita Patterson, Director of Treasury Services, Cox Enterprises
Paul Whitmore, Chief Executive Officer, Consultancy Associates
2:45 PM
Adjourn

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