Insight Workshops

Payments Insight Workshops
are small-group events with ample time for interaction
with the leaders and with other participants. They are
designed as "deep dives" into hot industry topics.

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The B2B domain is enormous, with mind-boggling dollar volumes. Yet this critical area of payments is perhaps the least well-served domain in the industry. What does that translate into? Big opportunities for payments providers! Join us as we explore why paper payments (or inefficient electronic payments) are so dominant in this space and who is on the right track to capitalize on these opportunities.

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Forget cryptocurrencies as an asset class! That’s not what we’re here to talk about. Something much bigger and more fundamental is reshaping the payments landscape. Digital currencies – cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and CBDCs – are changing the long-term plans of both central banks and global payments providers, making everyone rethink account-based and currency-based systems, and making promises they may or may not be able to keep for cross-border payments. This workshop is sharply focused on the intersection of digital currency and payments. Join us as we explore the unchartered territories of cryptocurrencies as legal tender, stablecoins managed by private consortiums, and the global implications of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).  

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As new forms of digital payments begin to take hold, the old assumptions no longer work. What does it mean to issue a card when there is no card? How can transactions be risk managed when payments credentials are masked and scrambled by design? And what is the impact on secondary applications designed to depend on the presence of card data? Join us to delve into these topics and more.

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Faster Payments has been used to describe many payments systems over the years. Today the industry is looking at the notion of real time retail payment systems that allow consumers and businesses to pay each other 24/7/365 by moving money from one bank account to another as the definition of a “faster payment”. In this workshop, we begin with an overview of the key concepts and building blocks for these systems. We then look at some of the recent developments in domestic systems around the globe. We conclude by examining how these systems are being used across all payment domains and the overlay technologies supporting this expansion.

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January 19th & 20th, 2022
$995

Companies are increasingly competing in a global market – selling to customers in one market and paying suppliers in others. But the underlying payment systems are inherently domestic in nature. Join us to explore how domestic payments work around the world, how cross-border payment systems work, and how to best understand – and support – the payments needs of companies' customers, suppliers, employees, and partners.

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December 15th & 16th, 2021
$995

Glenbrook's Innovation in Payments Workshop is a small group session focusing on the latest developments in the payments industry. This workshop is designed for alumni of Glenbrook's Payments Boot Camp® – or other people who consider themselves already well versed in the "basics" of the industry. The agenda for each session changes based on what's happening in the industry. The format ensures a highly interactive session!

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Predictive analytics. Big data cloud analytics. Neural networks. The buzz words are everywhere. But what about payments data – where does it come from and how is it used? This workshop is designed to help you understand payments data sources, current data-driven applications, and the next-wave of AI-based applications. We’ll explore how payments data is monetized and provide thought-provoking examples of value-added applications. We hope you can join us.

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The payments industry is evolving at an unprecedented pace. With new technologies, regulations, and products, successfully managing risk in this innovative era is challenging. Effectively navigating payments-related operational, regulatory, and financial risks is critical to success. Whether you are implementing new forms of payment, making decisions about vendors and technology, or creating new payments products, this workshop will help you identify and plan for the key risks relevant to your objectives.

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Do you need to understand how merchants think about payments? This workshop is designed to help you get “inside the head” of merchants to understand how they make investment decisions and why? How do they evaluate vendors? What’s hot right now and how does that vary by segment? In this workshop, we share lessons and insights from our extensive and ongoing work with merchants over the last fifteen years. Come spend a day thinking like a merchant.

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The point of sale in the United States is in the early stages of a multi-year period of dramatic change. We are simultaneously witnessing a major shift in baseline technology – the move from mag stripe devices to chip (EMV) and NFC-capable equipment, and a shift in technology and business models which are moving many merchants, including major ones, away from terminals entirely. Join us for an insightful day exploring the transformations at the point of sale.

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