What is Prepaid Day?
Is it time to start thinking about prepaid as a mainstream, commonly held consumer payment vehicle?
Will it take its place in customers' wallets next to credit and debit cards?
Will it replace them? And as prepaid's profile increases, so does the regulatory scrutiny. Attend this special addition to Card Forum to better understand prepaid in the context of today's payments landscape, how it will impact your business, and what stake you should take in it.
Featured Prepaid Day Sessions:
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT PREPAID
Much has been discussed about the opportunity that exists in prepaid. But banks should also view prepaid as a potential threat. Failure to integrate it into their product mix could put overall bank business at risk. Do opportunities exist to use prepaid to protect existing bank revenue and curbing customer attrition? Given market conditions and shifting consumer attitudes, could this be the moment for prepaid? This session will provide attendees with practical information on how to identify opportunities for prepaid and execute viable prepaid programs.
Moderator: Tim Sloane, VP, Client Services, Director, Prepaid Advisory Services, MERCATOR ADVISORY GROUP
Panelists: John Barbella, SVP, THE BANCORP INC.
Hyung Choi, Head of U.S. Prepaid Products, VISA, INC.
Steve Diamond, Vice President, I2C, INC.
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
HOW ARE CONSUMERS USING PREPAID?
This session will provide insights derived from a rich dataset of anonymized prepaid card transactions to identify patterns in the way consumers take up and use prepaid cards and characterize factors that explain the life cycle of prepaid cards, patterns of spending and reloading of value onto cards, and the composition and location of spending.
Panelists: Stephanie Wilshusen, Industry Specialist, Payment Cards Center, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF PHILADELPHIA
Mick Conlin, Senior Vice President, META PAYMENT SYSTEMS
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
THE ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL PREPAID PROGRAM
As this market continues to grow, banks must move quickly to integrate prepaid products, tools and solutions, and implement strategies that position prepaid as a solution to solve business challenges or to open new opportunities.
Moderator: Brett Adams, Head of U.S. Prepaid, MASTERCARD WORLDWIDE
Panelists: JB Donaldson, VP, ACS STATE & LOCAL SOLUTIONS, INC., A XEROX COMPANY
Anne Romagnino, Director, Payroll Operations, ALORICA
Michael Wolf, VP, Debit & Prepaid Product Team Manager, FIFTH THIRD
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
PREPAID OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN POLICY AND REGULATION
Hear from a panel of prepaid card policy and legal experts on how these issues are likely to play out, and the impact this could have on your product decisions.
Moderator: Kirsten Trusko, President, NETWORK BRANDED PREPAID CARD ASSOCIATION
Panelists: Terry Maher, Partner, BAIRD HOLM LLP AND GENERAL COUNSEL, NETWORK BRANDED PREPAID CARD ASSOCIATION
Mark Moore, Principal, ALDRICH BONNEFIN & MOORE, PLC
Deborah S. Thoren-Peden, Partner, PILLSBURY
Steve Middlebrook, General Counsel, FSV PAYMENT SYSTEMS
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
EMERGING PRODUCTS IN PREPAID
What are the latest trends and developments in the prepaid landscape? Join us as we discuss emerging products and developments in the forefront of this space.
Moderator: Joshua Turnbull, Managing Consultant, CENTER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES INNOVATION
Panelists: Jon Hennen, Director of Operations, PLASTYC
Kevin Morisson, SVP, Retail Payment Solutions & Prepaid Business Manager, US BANK
Priya Dozier, Market Product Manager, FIS
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
THE FUTURE OF PREPAID
The payments landscape is rapidly changing and the prepaid sector is experiencing incredible growth and opportunity. This session will explore the trends and consumer insights that will shape the future of prepaid.
Laura Kelly, SVP & GM of the Americas, Global Payment Options, AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY