Schedule At a Glance - All Conference


2019 Annual NPECA Conference Agenda
Savannah, GA April 14 - 16, 2019
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Conference Registration open until April 10 $695 members $995 non-members

Savannah Conference with Locations for each session / event
Itinerary and
Education Session Schedule


Saturday April 13th                                                                            
1:00 - 5:00p Conference Office Open (Early Registration Available)                            Westbrook Room
Saturday Evening - Explore Savannah your way                                                

Sunday April 14th                                                                              
11:00 - 5:00 Conference Registration                                                                            Upper Lobby
8:00a - 2:00p - Explore Savannah - On your own
3-5p                                                Sunday EDUCATION SESSIONS by TRACK

CREDIT TRACK                                                                   
3:00 - 5:00 - Fraud    /    Ballroom B-C
4:00 - 5:00 - Vendor Research/Analysis    /   Ballroom B-C

PAYMENTS TRACK
3:00 - 5:00 p  Card Brands Retail Forum (Panel) Sponsored By ControScan   /    Ballroom  A                      
Opening Welcome Reception    /   Scarbrough Rooms 3-5
OPENING WELCOME RECEPTION Sponsored By Discover / Pulse
5:00p - 6:30p - NPECA The 1st Official Welcome Reception (All Attendees) Food & Beverage
  
SUNDAY EVENING: - Networking - Vendor Dinners - Open Time                                  

Monday April 15th
6:30 - 5:00p - Conference Registration Desk Open   /   Upper Lobby
7:00 - 8:00a - Breakfast Buffet (All Attendees) Food   /   Ballroom D-E-F
8:00 - 9:00a - Opening Ceremonies   /   Ballroom A-B-C
9:00 - 2:00p - Spouse's Tour   /   Meet in Upper Lobby Conference Registration Booth
9:00 - 10:00a - Keynote Address - Michael McNamara, Chief Economist, MasterCard
10:00 - 10:30a - Networking - Refreshment Break   /   Prefunction Area outside of Meetings Ballrooms
10:30 - 11:30a - Keynote Address - Kate Delaney, NBC Sports Radio Host   /   Ballroom A-B-C Sponsored by VISA
11:30 - 11:45a - NPECA Announcements
11:45 thru Lunch - Book Signing with Kate Delaney   /   Prefunction Area outside of D-E-F Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00p - Past President Lunch (All Attendees) Food   /   Ballroom D-E-F
1-5p                                                    Monday EDUCATION SESSIONS by TRACK

Credit Track (Each session 45 Minutes including Q&A)
LOCATION  /  All
Credit Sessions are located in SCARBROUGH Rooms 1 & 2 down escalators on the First Floor
1:00 - 1:45 - Brexit Impact
1:45 - 2:30 - Contract Compliance
2:30 - 3:00 - Networking Break
3:00 - 3:45 - Global Economic Changes
3:45 - 4:15 - Utilizing Artificial Intelligence
4:15 - 5:00 - Security Instruments

Payments Track
LOCATION  /  All Payments sessions are located in BALLROOM A-B-C on second level up escalators.
1:30 - 2:30 - Digital Transformation
2:30 - 3:00 - Networking Break
3:00 - 3:45 - Fraud Overview
4:00 - 5:00 - Pin less Utilization
                                    
6 - 7:00p  -   Presidents Reception & Vendor Meet & Greet - All Members & registered Guests   /   HARBORSIDE BALLROOM EAST (River level / down elevators)
                    Special FIRST TIME ATTENDEES
Welcome Reception (A special area for first-timer's to meet NPECA VIP's) - Sponsored by ABC-Amega
7 - 8:30p  -   President’s Banquet (Food & Beverage) All Members & registered Guests  /   HARBORSIDE BALLROOM WEST (River Level /down elevators)
President's Banquet Sponsored by MasterCard
8:30 - 9:30 - After Dinner Entertainment (Desserts & Beverage) All Members & registered Guests   /   HARBORSIDE BALLROOM WEST (River Level ' down elevators)
BANQUET ENTERTAINMENT SPONSORED BY BANK OF AMERICA MERCHANT SERVICES
9:30 - 10p -  Dun & Bradstreet Hospitality Suite (Entertainment, Desserts and Cordials / Aperitif's) All Members registered Guests
AFTER DINNER HOSPITALITY SPONSORED BY DUN & BRADSTREET
 
Tuesday April 16th
7:30 - 8:30a Past President’s Breakfast  /  Moss & Oak Restaurant (inside the Hotel off the main lobby) 
Special PRIVATE Breakfast honoring members who have served in the highest leadership role for NPECA
 
VISA ALL MORNING FOOD & BEVERAGE - Breakfast, Break, HOT Breakfast Sandwiches Sponsored By VISA
 
7:30 - 8:30a Continental Breakfast (All Attendees and Guests)  /  Ballroom D-E F
Coffee, Food & Breakfast Sandwiches served continuously throughout the morning until 10:30a
 
8:00 - 10:30 - Refreshed Coffee, Sweets and Hot Breakfast Sandwiches
8:30 - 11:45                                       Tuesday EDUCATION SESSIONS by TRACK
Credit Track
LOCATION  /  All Credit Sessions are located in SCARBROUGH Rooms 1 & 2 down escalators on the First Floor
8:30 - 10:00 Part 1  /  Best Practices Open Forum Discussion Led by Moderator 
10:00 - 10:30 Networking Break sponsored by VISA
10:30 - 11:45 Part 2 / Best Practices Open Forum Discussion Led by Moderator 
Payments Track
LOCATION  /  All Payments sessions are located in BALLROOM A-B-C on second level up escalators.
8:30 - 10:00 - Collaborative Session - Best Practices Discussion
10:00 - 10:30 - Networking Break sponsored by VISA
10:30 - 11:45 - Oil Industry Fraud Forum - Merchant Only Session

12:00  Installation Luncheon - Prizes - Give-a-Ways  /  Ballroom D-E-F
LUNCH SPONSORED BY Heartland

CONFERENCE ENDS AT 1:00 PM Atlantic Time
 
1:00 - 3:00 Board of Directors Meeting (closed meeting)
 
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Conference Registration open until April 10 $695 members $995 non-members

Please feel free to contact us at NPECAinfo@gmail.com with any questions you may have. Thank you. The Program Committee of NPECA.Chairperson - Erika Curtis, Growmark