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Take a deep dive into payments topics impacting your organization with one of our virtual symposiums. Symposiums provide a unique opportunity to get important information from industry experts without leaving your office.

Virtual Instant Payments Symposium

Garner perspective on the faster payments landscape from leading experts in the payments industry. Learn what you need to know about faster payments to plan your organization’s approach and examine how faster payments can be leveraged at your institution.

When: October 3

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Virtual Instant Payments Symposium Agenda

  • Submerging Into the Deep Sea of the FedNow® Service
    1 pm to 2 pm CT
  • Exploring the Depths of RTP® with The Clearing House
    2 pm to 3 pm CT
  • Round Table Dive: Instant Payments from the FI Perspective
    3 pm to 4 pm CT

Session Descriptions

Submerging Into the Deep Sea of the FedNow® Service

Kelli Cumiskey, Director, FedNow® Product Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Take a dive into the deep sea of the FedNow® Service with an update from The Federal Reserve. Learn about the recent launch and get a glimpse into the future of the FedNow® Service. Delve into the details of this innovative payment service so that you understand its impact and emerge ready to make informed decisions that will shape the future of your financial institution.

Exploring the Depths of RTP® with The Clearing House

Keith Gray, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, The Clearing House
Explore the depths of Real-Time Payments (RTP®) with a fresh update from The Clearing House. RTP® continues to accelerate in both financial institutions on the network, use cases and transaction volume. During this session, find out how financial institutions and their customers are using RTP and better understand all the considerations and steps you need to take to leverage the benefits of RTP for your customers.

Round Table Dive: Instant Payments from the FI Perspective

Suzy Morris, APRP, Peoples National Bank; Toby Thomas, Corporate One Federal Credit Union; Kas Steward, AAP, The Bankers Bank
Gain some fresh perspective from financial institutions that have implemented RTP® and the FedNow® Service. Hear from a corporate credit union and other financial institutions to learn from their experiences and lessons learned. This immersive session will cover everything from the decision to implement instant payments to onboarding, use cases, fraud mitigation and more.


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Kelli Cumiskey

Director, FedNow® Product Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Kelli Cumiskey is a Director on the FedNow® Product Team at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Before joining the FedNow® project in 2019, she worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in Payment and Market Infrastructure Policy. Kelli has been with the Federal Reserve System for nine years.

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Keith Gray

Vice President, Sales and Business Development, The Clearing House

Keith is responsible for strategic partnerships, working with partners to facilitate launching and supporting their payment related initiatives. This includes supporting banks and credit unions directly as they plan and execute their strategies to leverage RTP and other networks. During his 20 year+ career, he has worked extensively with financial institutions of all sizes and financial technology companies on emerging payments initiatives, mobile solutions and online banking applications.

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Suzy Morris, APRP

SVP, Head of Treasury Management, Peoples National Bank

With over 20 years of experience in banking, Suzy is responsible for executing product strategy for the business vertical, overseeing customer engagement in payment services and company development. She is also responsible for the development and rollout of new products, services and payment rails. Suzy is President of the Risk Management Association (RMA) STL, Chairman of the EPCOR Payments Committee and an EPCOR Board Member.

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Toby Thomas

VP, Product Market Strategist, Corporate One Federal Credit Union

Toby is responsible for creating a competitive advantage for Corporate One and its national field of membership by designing, supporting and orchestrating growth-oriented go-to-market strategies for new products and services and analyzing and adjusting existing product market strategies. With nearly 20 years of experience in the credit union industry, he has gained an in-depth knowledge of the many complex aspects needed for successful cooperation among cooperatives.

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Kas Stewart, AAP

SVP, Calling Officer, The Bankers Bank

Kas is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with financial institutions, serving as a trusted advisor in regard to payments industry changes while promoting The Bankers Bank’s services and products. Prior to joining The Bankers Bank in 2005, Kas worked in a similar capacity at the Federal Reserve Bank in Oklahoma City for many years.



Virtual Cannabis Banking Symposium

This symposium will provide important information and insight on the expanding legal cannabis industry so you can plan and adjust the course for your organization. Learn from leading experts in the payments industry as they share a variety of perspectives.

When: December 12

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Virtual Legal Symposium

Special guests from Adams and Reese, LLP provide a unique perspective on topics such as RDFI rights and responsibilities, data security, digital payments and navigating CFPB rules. Examine the legal and regulatory responsibilities of an RDFI including the legal impact of common violations.

When: February 22

Registration Closed

Virtual CompFraudulation Symposium

This special symposium will bring in special guest speakers to discuss the latest challenges impacting the payments industry compliance, regulatory and fraud spaces. Join us to hear insights on hot topics including risk mitigation, fraud trends, regulatory updates and more.

When: April 20

Registration Closed