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The Women in Payments® Symposium is a one-of-a-kind learning and networking opportunity tailored for stakeholders from across payments, banking and fintech. Our aim is to provide a platform to showcase talented women payments professionals—both established career executives, as well as rising stars—building industry profile to further their careers. The day's focus is to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities faced by incumbents, innovators and disruptors across the payments ecosystem.

Why Speak

A unique collaborative and supportive learning environment for women in the payments industry, this symposium offers the opportunity for women payments professionals to raise their professional profile while sharing their insights, experience and expertise. Consider helping to pave the way for tomorrow's women in payments by submitting a proposal to speak. Suggested areas of focus include:

  • Evolving technology solutions such as blockchain and APIs

  • Evolving landscape of the payments market players and the role of Fintechs

  • Developing global payments infrastructures such as faster payments, NPP, ISO20022, and others

  • Merchant and corporate treasury challenges and solutions

  • Developing issues in regulatory and security regimes, such as PSD2 and open access

  • Leadership and career strategies tailored to women

Presentation

Under this year's theme of Women Powering Innovation, we will offer three streams of presentations including:

  • Technology & Infrastructure

  • Payment Applications

  • Leadership and Career Development

Application
Guidelines

Women in Payments encourages submissions that include multiple perspectives on a particular topic (such as moderated panels), or case studies which include a practitioner and a solution provider. If you would like to present at the Women in Payments® Symposium, please ensure to thoroughly fill out the and include all required information.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Call for speakers closes Friday, September 29

  • Sessions are 45 minutes in duration.

  • Women in Payments does not guarantee that any submission will be accepted, as limited spots are available.

  • Submissions must include current photos and bios of proposed speakers in order to be complete.

  • Questions may be directed to Sarah Lopes at Women in Payments: sarah.lopes@womeninpayments.org

  • Women in Payments reserves the right to grant or refuse, at its sole discretion, speaking opportunities to any applicant.

Review
Process

The Women in Payments® Symposium Advisory Board is comprised of payments industry professionals who are selected for their breadth of expertise and diverse organizational perspectives. Make sure your content is original, well-defined, relevant to the Women in Payments® audience and includes multiple points of view. For further information, please contact: sarah.lopes@womeninpayments.org

"The event had a fantastic mix of career and personal development, technical expertise, and knowledge"

2016 Symposium Attendee

Event registration

Celebrate at our symposiums where we recognize women who inspire, innovate and are a credit to the payments industry.

Become a mentor

Become a driving force in developing the next generation of leading talent.

Become a sponsor

Increase your organization's profile as a leader in the payments industry. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

  • Event registration

    Celebrate at our symposiums where we recognize women who inspire, innovate and are a credit to the payments industry.

  • Become a mentor

    Become a driving force in developing the next generation of leading talent.

  • Become a sponsor

    Increase your organization's profile as a leader in the payments industry. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.