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CUNA Offers Free Payments Webinars
MADISON, Wis. (8/15/13)--The Credit Union National Association, with the support of the CUNA Technology Council, will host a series of free, one-hour monthly webinars addressing the changing nature of payment systems and technologies.
The series will bring in key players from the payment systems industry to share their knowledge on the future of payments.
"Now is a perfect to time to inform credit unions of the future of payment technologies," said James Carrick, CUNA Center for Professional Development Learning Events assistant vice president. "The next phase of payments systems is right around the corner and it won't be an optional shift for credit unions planning to stay competitive."
The first three webinar topics planned are:
  • Visa's View of Future of Payments Industry, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. CT. Mark Crager, Visa head of emerging products sales, will discuss the growing impact of mobile on institution-cardholder relationships, competitive solutions to facilitate payments in all environments, product relevance and Visa's investments for mobile growth.
  • Emerging Payment--An In-Depth Look From CO-OP Financial Services, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. CT. Caroline Willard, executive vice president, markets and strategy for CO-OP Financial Services will discuss how credit unions can prepared for the future of payments.
  • PSCU's Vision of Payments, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. CT. Fredda McDonald, PSCU executive vice president, will compare closed-loop and current rails; mobile credit and mobile debit; and cloud payments and mobile wallets. She also will discuss the role loyalty plays for credit unions and how to leverage it.
To register for the webinars, use the link.

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