Full 2021 St. Petersburg 84th Annual Agenda

NPECA 84th Conference
April 25-27, 2021
The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club
501 Fifth Avenue NE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

* Meeting Room Legend: VGB = Vinoy Grand Ballroom; M/T = Mezzanine/Terrace; Foyer = Vinoy Grand Ballroom Foyer; A/C = Avery Chancellor
** All meeting times are presented in Eastern Time Zone
*** Kate Delaney will do play-by-play and man-on-the-street interviews for future Pipeline Podcast and possible live stream. 


“Networking Can’t be Beat in St. Pete”

Friday, April 23, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM                          Board of Directors Virtual Meeting

Sunday, April 25, 2021
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM                          Explore St. Petersburg/Golf                                                         On your own
11:00 AM – 5:30 PM        Foyer      Conference Registration Desk Open - Desk is always located in Vinoy Grand Ballroom (VGB) "Foyer"
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM          M/T         Welcome Networking Reception - Mezzanine/Terrace Sponsored by ACI Worldwide
7:00 PM -                                         Networking Open Time

Monday, April 26, 2021
7:00 AM – 9:30 AM         Foyer     Conference Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM         M/T         Breakfast 
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM       VGB       Opening Ceremony & General Session   Sponsored by Growmark                                                                           
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM                      Spouse’s Brunch & Event - Meet in VGB Foyer (Vinoy Grand Ballroom)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM     VGB       Keynote Address - Economic Update - Elliot Eisenberg, Ph. D. Sponsored by Heartland
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM    Foyer      Networking – refreshment break Sponsored by Visa
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM     VGB      Keynote Address – “Walk, Ride, Rodeo” - Amberley Snyder and Book Signing - Sponsored by Visa
12:15 AM – 1:00 PM  Tea Garden        Past President’s Lunch (everyone invited) - Thank You to all of our Sponsors
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM                          Educational Sessions:

                                                                Credit  -  All Credit Sessions located in Avery/Chancellor (A/C) 
                                                All Credit Sessions Sponsored by OneSource Risk Management and Funding    
                                          A/C                1:00 - 1:50 – COVID Bankruptcy Trends & Happenings - Fran Lawall, Esq. - Troutman Pepper Law 
                                          A/C                2:00 – 2:50 – Mergers & Acquisitions Evaluations Strategies of Credit Risk - Travis Garms - Ernst & Young
                                       Plaza Foyer     2:50 – 3:30 – Networking Break - Plaza Foyer
                                          A/C                3:30 – 4:20 – Integrated Receivables - Tom Stoker - Dade Systems
                                          A/C                4:30 - 5:20 - Privacy, GDPR, CCPA & CPRA - Rhonda Buras - Dun & Bradstreet         

                                                                Payments - All PAYMENTS Sessions locate in the Vinoy Grand Ballroom (VGB)
                                                All Payments Sessions Sponsored by PDI Software
                                         VGB               1:30 – 2:30 – How Analyst Collect and Connect - Skimmer Fraud Attacks - Jeff W. Roberts, US Secret Service
                                   VGB Foyer          2:30 - 3:30 - Networking Break - VGB Foyer
                                        VGB                3:30 – 5:30 – Card Brand Panel
                                                                                        Robert Alandt, Visa
                                                                                        JJ Kieley, American Express
                                                                                        Stacey Baisden, Discover
                                                                                        Jonathan Uzzo, MasterCard
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM           M/T         Special First Time Attendees Welcome Reception featuring a special signature cocktailSponsored by ABC-Amega
*** Special Thanks to Williams & Williams for Sponsoring the Membership Directory ***
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM        Fred's        President’s Reception and Entertainment (Snack-Beverages-Music) - Sponsored by Shazam 
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM        Lawn         President’s Banquet (Food and Beverage) – All Members and registered guests - Sponsored by Visa
8:30 PM – ????             After Dinner Entertainment - Enjoy the Harbor Area – Nightlife on St. Pete’s Harbor Area               
 
 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM         M/T          Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM      Foyer        Refreshment available
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM                        Educational Sessions:

                                                                Credit
                                                All Credit Sessions Sponsored by OneSource Risk Management and Funding 
                                          A/C                9:00 - 10:00 - Spotting Risks - Prepare, Prepare, Prepare  - Mark Ogan, QuikTrip
                                          A/C                10:00 – 12:00 – Best Practices - Open Session - Virtual & Live - all join in

                                                     All Payments Sessions Sponsored by PDI Software
                                                               Payments
                                        VGB                 9:00 - 10:00 - Emerging Payment Technologies - Dan Coates, ACI Worldwide
                                        VGB                 10:00 - 11:00 - Collaborative Session - Moderated by: Dan Christian & Erika Curtis
                                        VGB                 11:00 – 12:00 – Merchant Only Session – Hot topics Discussion

 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM      VGB           Installation Lunch – Prizes giveaway - Sponsored by Heartland
 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                          Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual & Live) Lassing/Miller meeting room.