TAG FinTech Announces Date for FinTech Georgia 2011

Top Quote Second Annual Symposium Includes Discussions on Monetizing Financial Data and the Impact of Regulations on Payments. End Quote
  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) September 11, 2011 - TAG FinTech, a society of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced that FinTech Georgia 2011 will be held November 16 from 10:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton, Buckhead. The second annual symposium will showcase some of the leading financial and payment industry executives discussing the future of technology, emerging trends in payments and factors shaping the industry, such as the Dodd Frank/Durbin Amendment.

    Peter J. Kight, founder and former chairman of CheckFree Corporation (now Fiserv), will provide this year's keynote address as he accepts FinTech Georgia's Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Some of the topics to be discussed include:

    Monetization of Financial Data with executives from Cardlytics, Clovr Media, Oliver Wyman and Cartera Commerce;
    Dodd Frank One Year Later with representatives from, SunTrust, Elavon, Global Payments, Alston & Bird and Raymond James; and
    Regulatory Changes and Top Trends in FinTech with Madeline K. Aufseeser, a senior analyst with Aite Group.

    "Last year's event showed us that there is significant interest in Georgia's influence in the financial, payments and technology space," said C. David Chambless of Abrax Business Services and Chair for TAG FinTech. "This event's participants, content and networking will make FinTech Georgia 2011 one of the best, high-level events in the financial industry and further position Georgia as a leading state for financial technology."

    After the sessions, there will be a cocktail reception with panelists and presenters, TAG FinTech board members and executives from Georgia's leading FinTech companies. Registration details may be found at http://www.tagonline.org/TAG-FinTech-Georgia-2011.php.

    About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
    The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 13,000 members and hosting over 170 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 30 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG's community website at http://www.tagthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

    About TAG FinTech
    TAG FinTech was founded in 2010 to address the specific needs of companies, individuals and investors serving the financial industry both domestically and abroad. Financial technology or FinTech encompasses products, solutions, services and information providers, which drive decisions, process payments and facilitate transactions for financial institutions. Georgia FinTech company revenues are more than $34 billion annually, which places it third in the nation behind New York and California. Together, the banking, insurance and capital markets consistently spend more on technology than any other industry. For more information about FinTech, see http://www.tagonline.org/TAG-FinTech.php

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