TORONTO – April 3, 2018 – The Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO), the voice of the rapidly growing prepaid payments industry in Canada, has announced new speakers and participants for the second annual CPPO Prepaid Symposium on May 8, 2018, at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto, ON. The CPPO Prepaid Symposium is the premier education and networking event for the $3.6 billion prepaid industry in Canada. The event will immediately precede The Payments Canada Summit being held May 9-11 at the same location.
The keynote address will be delivered by Green Dot Corporation, along with a presentation and Q&A with the Department of Finance Canada. The event will also feature a live consumer panel spanning three generations and in-depth workshops on incentives, reloading and fighting fraud using artificial intelligence.
The CPPO Prepaid Symposium will begin with a showcase of innovative Canadian payments companies hosted by Ryerson University's DMZ, the leading business incubator for tech start-ups in Canada. Participants include Curexe, Dwello, Remitr and Stack.
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The 2018 CPPO Prepaid Symposium includes confirmed participation from the following companies: American Express, Bank of Montreal, Berkeley Payment Solutions, Blackhawk Network, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Continental Currency Exchange, Curexe, Desjardins, Department of Finance Canada, Dwello, Green Dot Corporation, i2c, Inc., InComm, Karmic, Mastercard, McCarthy Tétrault, Mercator Advisory Group, Omnipay, Ontario Ministry of International Trade, PACE Savings and Credit Union, Payfare, Payment Source, Peoples Trust Company, Remitr, RFi Group, Royal Bank of Canada, Ryerson University's DMZ, Samsung Pay, Scotiabank, Sightline Payments, Stack, The AML Shop, The Fletcher Group, The North West Company, UnionPay, Visa Canada, Walmart Canada and Wirecard.
The presenting sponsor of the 2018 CPPO Prepaid Symposium is Wirecard. Additional sponsors include: Bank of Montreal, Galileo Processing, InComm, Mastercard, PACE Credit Union, Payment Source, Peoples Trust, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank and The Fletcher Group.
For more information and to register for the CPPO Prepaid Symposium, click here.
Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO)
The CPPO is a not-for-profit organization and the collective voice of the open-loop prepaid payments industry in Canada. It is the only association solely focused on this growing industry and is supported by major financial institutions, card networks and other industry players. The CPPO is focused on awareness and education so that consumers and businesses can have the best experience with these popular products. For further information, visit www.cppo.ca. Connect with CPPO on Twitter and LinkedIn.