Payments Canada in the Field: Upcoming Industry Events

Published: September 5, 2018 

Payments Canada encourages engagement and participation in industry events to facilitate progress and collaboration. As payments evolves, external events and conferences help the entire industry advance. Connecting the payments ecosystem is also a cornerstone of the Modernization program.

Find us at some of the following events this September and October:

IPBC IGNITE Conference - Calgary, Canada - Sept 13

An annual conference for bookkeepers hosted by Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC).

Payments Canada Watch: Director, Modernization, Janet Lalonde will participate in a panel discussion, “Managing Your Customers’ Business Payment Needs in a      Changing Environment.”

Global Digital Banking Conference - Toronto, Canada - Sept 20 

An annual conference to share case studies and engage in panel discussions, focusing on the full range of retail banking.

Global Payment Summit - Kuala Lumpur - Sept 19-20

An annual conference featuring key developments ‘for professionals – by professionals’ in the payments/transaction space. The 2018 theme is: ‘Payments as a Global Village.”

Payments Canada Watch: President & CEO, Gerry Gaetz will participate in a Sept 19 panel titled, “Global Payment Challenges: Panel Discussion on Key Global Trends Affecting Asia.”

Women in Payments Annual Conference - Toronto, Canada - Sept 26-27

An annual conference for Canadian women in the payments industry. This year’s program theme is, “Payments at the Speed of Change.”

Payments Canada Watch: Head, Product Management and Strategy, Sue Whitney will moderate the Sept 27 panel, “Benefits & Opportunities of Payments Modernization.”

2018 Law and Financial Stability High-Level Seminar - Washington, DC, United States - Sept 26-28

A biennial high-level seminar on Law and Financial Stability. This year’s theme is FinTech and the impact of technology, from a legal perspective, on financial systems.

Payments Canada Watch: Chief Legal Officer and Head of Research and Policy, Anne Butler is participating in the Sept 27 panel, “Financial Market Infrastructure and New or Emerging Payment Systems”

Real-Time Payments for Lenders Breakfast Event - Toronto, Canada - Sept 27

A payments leadership breakfast for the lending and payments space.

Payments Canada Watch: Director, Modernization, Janet Lalonde will participate in a panel  to discuss the future of payments in Canada.

The ONE National Conference - Halifax, Canada - Oct 1-2

The ONE is the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Canada’s multi-track annual event, featuring future-focused sessions, keynotes, networking opportunities and a first-class exhibition floor.

Chicago Payments Symposium - Chicago, United States - Oct 2-3

An independent forum for discussing and collaborating on the most pressing payments issues of the day.

Payments Canada Watch: Executive Director, Modernization and CIO, Jan Pilbauer will participate in the Oct 3 panel, “Next Gen Technologies: Readiness for 2020 and Implications.”

BAIBeacon - Orlando, United States - Oct 9-11

An annual conference designed to take industry goals and challenges and break them down into actionable steps for organizations in the financial services sector.

Money 20/20 USA - Las Vegas, United States - Oct 21-24

The annual conference where leaders, innovators, and disruptors unite to drive change and revolutionize the future of money.

Sibos 2018 - Sydney, Australia - Oct 22-25

Sibos is the global financial services networking event organised by SWIFT. This year’s theme is, “enabling the digital economy.”

Payments Canada Watch: President & CEO, Gerry Gaetz will participate in an Oct 24 panel titled The MI of tomorrow.

Canada FinTech Forum - Montreal, Canada - Oct 29-31

An annual forum organized by Finance Montréal whose primary objective is to identify and develop business opportunities for the global financial services and IT industries.

Payments Canada Watch: COO, Justin Ferrabee will participate in the Oct 31 panel, “business opportunities in the Canadian payment industry.”


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