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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!

  • Who Attends

    Glenbrook's Payments Education Program is useful for both experienced managers, who often want to be updated on what's happening in areas outside of their immediate domain, and for newcomers, who need a broad overview of the U.S. payments systems to create a context for their work.

    Over 30,000 payments professionals have attended Glenbrook workshops. Attendees have included product, strategy and sales managers, technology operations and risk managers, investors, inventors and analysts, management teams from payments startups.


1. The Fintech Phenomenon
• Fintech market drivers and categories
• Fintech role in the payments ecosystem
• Fintech building blocks

2. Card System Trends
• Fintech impact on card system value chain
• TransferWise and the rise of multicurrency cards
• Card network acquisition strategy
• Spotlight: Plaid

3. Digital Payments Impact
• Digital impact on core systems and domains of payment
• Building blocks – eMoney Accounts, Tokenization, NFC, and QR Codes
• Voice commerce on the horizon

4. P2P Wallet Innovation
• Common processing model, flows, and implications
• Positioning of key providers and unique capabilities of each
• Cash App drill down

5. Data in Payments
• Payments data fundamentals; who knows what
• Data monetization categories and techniques
• Industry examples of payment data monetization

6. Open Banking Around the World
• Open banking fundamentals, rationale, and implications
• Europe – PSD2 and UK Open Banking Initiative
• India – Unified Payments Interface (UPI)
• U.S. – Various industry and fintech initiatives

7. Digital Consumer Financing
• Digital consumer financing in context – definition, trends, and evolution
• Today’s landscape and value chain
• Funding options and liability allocation

8. Blockchain-based Payments
• Blockchains and the evolution of currency
• Rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)
• Facebook’s Libra Initiative: Implications and challenges

9. Payments Innovation in China
• Asia-Pacific wallet landscape
• WeChat Pay on the march
• Spotlight: Alipay

*Subject to change based on current innovation topics in the industry

Fees, billing, discounts, refunds


The standard registration fee is $995 per person.

Bundle and save $300! The one-day Insight Workshop fee is reduced to $695 per person when you add the Insight Workshop as an bundle option to a Payments Boot Camp.

Fees include:

  • instruction
  • instruction materials (including hard and soft copy of presentation slides)
  • Glenbrook’s book “Global Payments”

Payments / Billing

Glenbrook accepts American Express, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal and Visa for payment upon registration. If required, payment may be made by an invoice sent to your company – with our prior approval. Please contact us to obtain approval for invoice billing.


Individual discounts:

  • Save 10% – Early Bird discount. Register 2+ months in advance of a workshop and receive 10% off. Use discount code GH52R3 when registering.
  • Save 10% – Alumni discount. Glenbrook Payments Education alumni wanting to attend another payments education event. Contact us to request your alumni discount code.

Group discounts:

  • Save 10% – Register 2 people for an Insight Workshop
  • Save 15% – Register 3-6 people for an Insight Workshop
  • Save 20% – Register 7-9 people for an Insight Workshop
  • Save 30% – Register 10+ people for an Insight Workshop
  • Group discount rates apply to registrations within a 6-month timeframe.
  • Contact us to request your group discount code.

Glenbrook client discounts:

  • Discounts are also available for select Glenbrook clients. Contact us to inquire about a discount code.

Only one discount code may be used per person. Discounts may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon, and/or offer.


Payments Boot Camp and workshop registrants may cancel their registration for a full refund if cancelled one week prior to the event. Refunds for cancellations within a week of the event will be considered on a case by case basis. In some cases, it may be possible to switch registrations to an event at a later date.

Daily schedule

Day 1

  • 11:00am-12:30pm ET: instruction (1.5 hours)
  • 12:30pm-1:00pm ET: break (30 mins)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm ET: instruction (1.5 hours)
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm ET: optional Q&A (30 mins)

Day 2

  • 11:00am-12:30pm ET: instruction (1.5 hours)
  • 12:30pm-1:00pm ET: break (30 mins)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm ET: instruction (1.5 hours)
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm ET: optional Q&A (30 mins)
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