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Keynote Speakers to Address Payment, Security and Identification Trends at CARTES America 2014

Keynote Speakers to Address Payment, Security and Identification Trends at CARTES America 2014
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

80 Experts to Present at 50 Educational Sessions



Atlanta, Ga., (April 30, 2014) – Helping the payment, identification and authentication industry wrestle with complex technology and market decisions, the keynote speakers at CARTES America 2014 will share their deep industry experience and vision for online, mobile and contactless payment, and digital security and authentication solutions at the upcoming conference and exhibition, May 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nev.  The five keynote presenters are Patrick Gauthier, head of emerging payments at PayPal; Ben Milne, CEO and founder of Dwolla; Dominique Piotet, CEO of Rebellion Lab; Steven Singer, CEO of ABnote; and Patty Walters, senior vice president of merchant products at Vantiv.

The three-day conference is organized into a series of session tracks, with a roster of more than 80 speakers and more than 50 educational programs and presentations, addressing the key issues and market opportunities across the mobile payment, identification and biometrics, mobile security, near field communications (NFC) and Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) deployment markets.  Session tracks include:

  • Mobile Payment Ecosystem views
  • Can We Still Believe in NFC?
  • Will the US Keep Its EMV Promise?
  • Secure Identity:  Fraud & ID Management
  • Digital Security World
  • The Impact of Biometrics


“The e-payment, authentication and identification industries face a complex set of technology and business choices,” said Isabelle Alfano, exhibition director of CARTES America.  “CARTES America is the forum where the industry can learn, see demonstrations of new technologies, and share ideas that will help market leaders make smart choices about the innovations that will drive their businesses forward.” 

CARTES America 2014 attendees can choose from a one or three day full conference pass (with full access to all presentations, keynotes, the exhibition, lunch and special receptions), or a one or three day event pass (with access to keynote presentations, the exhibition and special receptions).

To register for CARTES America, visit Accredited members of the media are invited to register for free and can email the CARTES media contacts for registration details. Visit CARTES America on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

CARTES America 2014 is endorsed by global and local partners including ACT Canada, BayPay Forum,,, Convergencia Latina, BusinessWire, Digital Transactions, Global Platform, The Green Sheet, Javelin Strategy & Research, Mobey Forum, Mobile Payments World, NFC World, PayBefore, Payment Media, Payments Business, Security Identify Alliance, Security Solutions Watch, SIM Alliance, Smart Insights,, Smart Payment Association, and Transaction World.


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The CARTES Network encompasses the leading international and regional exhibitions and conferences devoted to smart technologies. From its beginnings in Paris in 1985, CARTES has grown to become the world’s number one security and payment event, gathering 450 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from 142 countries. CARTES exhibitions and conferences also take place in Asia and North America. CARTES events are organized by COMEXPOSIUM, one of the European leaders in the organization of trade fairs.   



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