Fundtech and NACHA Launch First Live Global Webcast from Annual PAYMENTS Conference
HERNDON, Va., Mar 25, 2010 (AllPayNews) --
PAYMENTS, the annual conference of NACHA -- The Electronic Payments Association, is expanding this year in a new way, further cementing its place as the largest payments education conference of its type in the U.S. Payments industry leaders -- including executives from Fundtech Corporation (Nasdaq: FNDT | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating), Coca-Cola Enterprises, U.S. Central, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Capital One -- will lead a special thought leadership session, called PaymentsLIVE!(TM), at the conference. Fundtech, the session sponsor, will facilitate a discussion around the payments landscape in 2010 and how post-crisis, payments professionals can tackle challenges and seize the opportunity for future innovation and growth. The session will feature a live webcast with audience polling, and will take place at 11:15 a.m. Pacific on Monday, April 26, 2010, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle in front of a live audience of conference attendees.
"The Fundtech PaymentsLIVE! session generates a new opportunity for PAYMENTS," said conference chair Laura J. Listwan, AAP, CCM, senior vice president, U.S. Bank. "We're excited about this innovative session because not only will it facilitate important commentary from industry experts on the strategies institutions have employed during the economic downturn and their impact on the future of payments, but it also will enable payments professionals around the world to join one exciting session via simulcast."
Fundtech's PaymentsLIVE! - Thought Leadership Spotlight will investigate the significant changes that have resulted from the financial downturn over the last couple of years. Following the crisis, how are executives at some of the largest institutions in the world tackling issues such as increasing revenue opportunities by leveraging payments information while managing costs? How is the recession driving the need for better access to liquidity? The panel of leading payments executives will provide their perspectives on today's most pressing issues and give insight into the opportunities they see following turbulent economic times. Speakers include the following individuals:
-- Marcie Haitema
EVP, Correspondent Services, U.S. Central and NACHA Chairperson
-- Cynthia Murray
SVP, Innovation & Development Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
-- Sharon Petrey, CTP
Corporate Director Treasury, Coca-Cola Enterprises
-- Colleen Taylor
EVP, Treasury Management, Capital One
-- Leslie Bertha, CTP
EVP, Global Sales & Relationship Mgmt., Fundtech Corporation
-- Moderator: George Ravich
EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Fundtech Corporation
"We are thrilled to bring this important industry discussion to the forefront of the PAYMENTS educational program," said George Ravich, EVP and chief marketing officer, Fundtech Corporation. "We are delivering PaymentsLIVE! as a cutting-edge live webcast so that payments professionals who aren't physically present at the conference can take advantage of the panel's insights and join the discussion. As the payments industry becomes increasingly global and interconnected, we believe it's crucial that executives at firms around the world have the ability to share ideas and weigh in on our industry's challenges and solutions. Fundtech has been facilitating this discussion through its PaymentsLIVE! webinar series as part of its commitment to industry thought leadership."
This session is sponsored by Fundtech Corporation and features a live video webcast to a global audience, including time for audience questions. Registration for this session is required. To register for Fundtech's PaymentsLIVE! - Thought Leadership Spotlight, visit http://www.visualwebcaster.com/paymentslive/.
In addition to this session, PAYMENTS 2010 offers more than 125 educational sessions and workshops and features speakers from financial institutions, companies, government agencies, consulting and research firms, service providers, and more. Sessions are organized along seven tracks -- Automated Clearing House (ACH), risk & compliance, payments biz, corporate payment solutions, check electronification, global focus, and card solutions. Hot conference topics include ACH/check convergence, IAT and opportunities in international payments, mobile, P2P and B2B innovations, healthcare payments, social media and payments, prevailing risk management and security practices, and legal and regulatory developments.
For more information on PAYMENTS 2010 sessions, workshops, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors, or to register, visit http://payments.nacha.org. Follow PAYMENTS on Twitter at http://twitter.com/NACHA_PAYMENTS; #PAYMENTS2010.
Fundtech (Nasdaq:FNDT), was founded in 1993, and is a leading provider of software and services to banks of all sizes around the world. Payments systems include wire transfers, ACH origination, cross-border payments and remittance. Cash management systems are designed for large corporate through small business clients. Fundtech operates the world's largest SWIFT service bureau. We offer an extensive line of financial supply chain applications including electronic invoice presentment and supply chain financing. And we are the leading provider of CLS systems to the world's largest banks. More than 1,000 clients throughout the world rely on Fundtech solutions to improve operational efficiency and provide greater competitiveness through innovative business-to-business services. For more information, visit www.fundtech.com.
NACHA--The Electronic Payments Association
NACHA supports the growth of the ACH Network by managing its development, administration, and governance. The ACH Network facilitates global commerce by serving as a safe, efficient, ubiquitous, and high-quality electronic payment system. More than 15,000 depository financial institutions originated and received 18.2 billion ACH payments in 2008. NACHA represents nearly 11,000 financial institutions through 18 regional payments associations and direct membership. Through its industry councils and forums, NACHA brings together payments system stakeholder organizations to encourage the efficient utilization of the ACH Network and develop new ways to use the Network to benefit its diverse set of participants. To learn more, visit www.nacha.org, www.electronicpayments.org and www.payitgreen.org.
SOURCE: Fundtech Ltd.
Cognito for Fundtech