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.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS CLOSES ON JANUARY 24, 2018
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
Under this year's theme of Women Powering Innovation, we will offer three streams of presentations including:
Technology & Infrastructure
Payment Applications & Customer Experience
Leadership and Career Development
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 application form and include all required information. What you will need to complete your application:
Contact info: name, email, organization, title, mailing address, phone
Session information: track, title and level (fundamental, intermediate, advanced), brief description (300 – 500 characters)
For each speaker, you will require: name, email, organization, title, mailing address, phone, bio and photo (max 20 MB, minimum dimensions 500x500 px)
The Call for Speakers closes on January 24, 2018.
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: email@example.com
Women in Payments reserves the right to grant or refuse, at its sole discretion, speaking opportunities to any applicant.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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