Updates from the Forum

  • New Insights: forum publishes Summer Market Snapshot.  The cross-industry update explores AI’s industry shakeup, FedNow in focus, combatting shifting fraud trends.
  • Listen Now to the Forum’s Webinar on Secure Remote Commerce (SRC)
  • Payments Summit 2023 and U.S. Payments Forum Meeting Unites Industry to Explore Digital Payment Surge, Fraud Shifts, BNPL, Crypto Concerns and More
    The Secure Technology Alliance today recognizes the success of its 15th annual Payments Summit and the U.S. Payments Forum Spring All-Member Meeting. The events were held jointly in Salt Lake City. More than 400 payments professionals gathered to take advantage of the networking opportunities and educational sessions. Together, 77 speakers provided a comprehensive look at the transformative state of the industry, digging into business strategies for trending payment topics, including mobile wallets, digital currencies, buy now, pay later (BNPL), faster payments, and fraud mitigation techniques.
    View the 2023 Report
  • 2023 Steering Committee announced: Group comprised of payments leaders from top organizations will guide Forum priorities
  • Just in: forum’s Fall market snapshot reveals mounting fraud concerns, alternative payment boom
  • QR Codes FAQ Frequently asked questions about processing payments using QR codes
  • New Insights: forum publishes Summer Market Snapshot. The cross-industry update explores critical topics impacting the payments ecosystem.
  • Announcement: The Secure Technology Alliance, the Forum’s parent organization, has announced its restructuring. Learn more about changes to membership here.
  • Just Launched: Forum seeking involvement in Electric Vehicle (EV) Open Payments Working Committee
  • NEW – USPF Webinar Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology for Open Payments
  • NEW – USPF Webinar Industry Awareness on the Adoption of the EMV L3 Testing Framework
  • Forum announces November Member Meeting, co-located with the Secure Technology Alliance Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) Workshop in Houston, Texas. Agenda includes 8-Digit BIN migration, global chip supply challenges and a session on implementing EMVCo standards for EMV Level 3 (L3).
  • The Paypers has published a report “Payment Methods Report 2021 – Latest Trends in Payment Preferences” that includes a byline by US Payments Forum executive director Jason Bohrer on card-on-file tokenization (pages 76-77). To download the free report, click here.
  • Forum releases Summer Market Snapshot discussing the continued contactless payments uptick, EMV implementation in the petroleum industry and the payments industry’s response to the chip supply shortage.
  • Forum announces new Director, Jason Bohrer, succeeding retiring director Randy Vanderhoof
  • Forum releases resources on cleaner payments and consumer interactions at the POS to assist with COVID-19 responses for taking payments
  • Forum publishes guidance to reduce EMV Level 3 certification time for retailer systems using electronic payment servers and for contactless payments
  • Listen to the Forum’s Contactless POS Experience Best Practices webinar

2023 U.S. Payments Forum Fall Meeting
Charlotte, NC
November 7-8, 2023
Registration Open

2024 Identity & Payments Summit
Trust, Security and Privacy in a Hyperconnected World
Tucson, AZ February 26-28, 2024
More information and registration coming soon!

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