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Dial-In Media Conference for the Smart Card Alliance 2013 Payments Summit

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PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The migration to EMV, the global payments security standard, and move to mobile payments have begun in earnest in the U.S. Find out the latest news from executives at American Express, Isis, MasterCard and Visa in a dial-in media conference from the 2013 Payments Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah.

What:

All major U.S. payment brands have announced roadmaps to EMV. Dial-in for a 30-minute media presentation as the 6th annual Payments Summit conference gets underway. Hear from the experts about how far U.S. banks, credit unions, issuers, processors and merchants have come on the path to this new way to pay. What incentives are being offered for merchants and issuers to implement EMV? What challenges do they face? How can EMV pave the way for secure NFC mobile payments, e-commerce and online authentication?

Who:

Conference keynoters representing American Express, Isis, MasterCard and Visa will participate in a Q&A session for the media, moderated by Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance and acting director of the EMV Migration Forum.

Speakers:

-- American Express - Patricia Partelow, VP, global head of new product development, global network business*

-- Isis - Jim Stapleton, chief sales officer

-- MasterCard Worldwide - Carolyn Balfany, senior vice president and group head, U.S. product delivery

-- Visa - Stephanie Ericksen, head of authentication product integration

When:

-- Tues., February 5, 2013

-- 11:30 - 12:00 p.m. PST / 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. MST / 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. EST

-- Conference Line Dial-In:

(855) 680-4868

Conference ID: 949-327-37

Have a question of your own? We invite you to email a question or two ahead for the moderator to pose to the speakers. Send your questions to Megan Shamas by Monday, Feb. 4, to mshamas@montner.com.

Additional Resources:

Alliance EMV Resources

NFC Resources

*Invited

CONTACT: Deb Montner and Megan Shamas Montner & Associates Tech PR 203-226-9290 dmontner@montner.com mshamas@montner.com

Source:Smart Card Alliance