FinTech Professionals Association to Host Executive Panel Exploring ‘What’s Next for Payments?’

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Sponsored by Dykema and open to the public, Dec. 1 event includes top execs from World First, Payment Data Systems, Hyperwallet, and Bleu Tech Enterprises.

This week, the FinTech Professionals Association (FTPA) will host “What’s Next for Payments,” a panel featuring top executives in the fintech and payments space. The event is sponsored by Dykema and scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 1 from 4 pm to 6:30 pm CT at 77 Degrees in North Austin.

Central Texas is quickly becoming a leader within the global fintech community—with a very large concentration of payments leaders. “What’s Next for Payments?” brings together leading payments experts to discuss EMV, mobile wallets, data analytics, and regulatory predictions. The panel of speakers, includes Houston Frost (Payment Data Systems SVP Corporate Development and Prepaid Products), Michael Ward (World First Chief Revenue Officer and CEO North America), Brett Howell (Bleu co-founder and SVP of Business Development), and Brent Warrington (Hyperwallet Chairman and CEO). Erin Fonte, a payments lawyer with Dykema, will moderate the panel.

"Dykema is excited to sponsor this FinTech Professionals Association panel in Austin,” says Fonte. “In a time of unprecedented evolution and change in payments, our firm's Payments, FinTech, and Digital Commerce practice works with a variety of innovative startups in the payments space, as well as traditional FIs addressing changes. It's clear Austin is quickly becoming a major payments and FinTech hub, and we are committed to help build the professional network and knowledge base in Austin and beyond."

Tickets for “What’s Next for Payments?” are $15 for the general public and $10 for FTPA members. Tickets cover admission and limited drinks and appetizers. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite here.

To become a member of the FinTech Professionals Association, click here.

“FTPA events offer an opportunity for members of traditional financial services and fintech innovators to come together to discuss the most important topics impacting all of us,” states FTPA Executive Chair Joy Schoffler. “This upcoming panel features an amazing group of top executives in the payments space, who will examine current trends and explore where the industry is heading.”

“Thank you to our panelists for offering their time and expertise, to Erin Fonte for moderating the panel, and to Dykema for sponsoring the event,” adds Schoffler.


About FinTech Professionals Organization:
The FinTech Professionals Association is a non-profit organization bringing the traditional financial services world together with new and emerging financial technology companies to info(at)fintechpros(dot)org.

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