81st Annual Conference Education at a Glance


Seattle Conference Itinerary and
Education Session Schedule


Saturday April 14th
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Registration
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.   Board of Directors Meeting
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.   New Members & First-Time Attendees Reception
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.   Welcome Reception for Early Arrivals - Meet & Mingle
        The Evening is open for attendees to connect and enjoy downtown Seattle on their own

Sunday April 15th
7:00 - 7:45a   Golf Registration, Gifts and Continental Breakfast & Lunch
7:45 - 1:00p   Golf Outing and Explore Seattle Tour
11:00 - 3:00p Conference Registration
3:00 - 4:00 p  Building Successful Teams by Dr, Jerry Teplitz 
4:00 - 5:00 p  Working Smarter; Not Harder by Dr. Jerry Teplitz 
3:00 - 5:00 p  Card Brands Retail Forum (Panel): AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
            Evening: No Scheduled Activities - Vendor Entertain Clients by invitation and Member Networking

Monday April 16th
6:30 - 8:15a Late Registration
7:00 - 8:00a Breakfast
8:00 - Noon Opening Ceremonies & General Session
Key Note Address - Matt Smith, The "artist" formerly known as: Energy Burrito
Key Note Address - Dr. Jerry Teplitz: "Increasing Your Management Power to New Levels of Excellence"
 
 Noon - 1:00p Lunch (Possible Speaker Discussing How to Bet the Most from Networking opportunities)
EDUCATION TRACKS - SESSIONS
1 - 3p Credit Track "Quick-Fire" Chats
Block Chain - Shane Gilroy, Motiva
Merton Model Approach to Default Risk - Michael Carter, Paragon Energy Software
Letters of Credit - Madeline Sprauge, Trade Savvy LLC
Credit Applications - John Williams, Esq., Williams & Williams Law Firm
CECL Financial Analysis (Current Expected Credit Loss model (CECL) - TBD

Payments Track
Managing Mobile Fraud - Acquirer Panel - Possible Starbucks presenter - (TBD)
Merchant Panel - Skimming (Best Practices)
 
3 - 3:15 REFRESHMENT BREAK (ALL)

3:15 - 5:00:  
            Payments Track
            Secret Service - Presenter Dave Mills (from the Seattle office)

            Credit Track (Breakouts - choose one)
            Increasing Credit to Distressed Customers - Shane Gilroy, Motiva
            
6 - 7:00p      Credit & Payments Vendor Meet & Greet  (held in conjunction with President's Reception)
7 - 8:30p      President’s Banquet
8:30 - 9:15p Entertainment
9:15 - 10:30 Dun & Bradstreet Hospitality Suite (Desserts and Aperitif's)
EDUCATION TRACKS - SESSIONS

Tuesday April 17th
7:00 - 8:00a Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00a Past President’s Breakfast (Special PRIVATE Breakfast honoring members who have served in the highest leadership capacity for NPECA)
8:00 - 10:30 Coffee, Sweets and Hot Breakfast Sandwiches served continuously throughout the morning until 10:30a
8:30 - 10:00
           Credit Track
Overlooked Factors Contributing to Crude Market Uncertainty - Michael Carter, Paragon Energy Software
Credit Applications - Security Agreements, Uniform Commercial Code I & IX, Guarantee's - John Williams, Esq., Williams & Williams Law Firm

Payments Track
           Collaborative Session - Best Practices
 
10:00 -10:30 REFRESHMENT BREAK (ALL)

10:30 - 11:45:
Payments Track
Oil Industry Fraud Forum Discussion - Merchant Only Session
 
1015 - 11:45:
            Credit Track
            Bankruptcy - Precedents, Security Enhancements - Fran Lawall, Esq., Pepper Hamilton Law Firm
            Letters of Credit - TBD

11:45  Luncheon
Installation of Officers
Lunch
Door Prizes
Announcement of 82nd Annual Conference Location

1:00 - 3:00 Board of Directors Meeting

Please feel free to contact us at NPECAinfo@gmail.com with any questions you may have. Thank you. The Program Committee