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Keynote Speakers Announced for 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit

Newly co-located event moves to Orlando in April, early registration discounts available through March 18 Princeton Junction, N.J., February 3, 2016 – Coming to Orlando, Florida in April, the newly located and expanded version of the 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit will bring together executives from EMV payments, mobile payments, transportation payments, and FinTech Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Opens the National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security for Education and Collaboration

New facility near Washington, D.C. expands training and education mission Princeton Junction, N.J., February 2, 2016 – To expand their investment in educating industry stakeholders on how to make payments and identity more secure, the Smart Card Alliance announced today a new training center in Crystal City, Virginia. The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance 2015 Council Roundup: Accelerating the Use of Smart Card Technology across Access Control, Healthcare, Identity, Mobile, Payments and Transportation Markets

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 21, 2016 – 2015 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance and its industry councils, which made great strides in accelerating the use and widespread adoption of smart card technology across the payments, mobile, government, enterprise and healthcare markets. “The Smart Card Alliance provides a unique platform for our Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Expands Payments Summit, Co-locates with ICMA EXPO to Meet the Needs of a Changing Payments Industry

Topics range from EMV chip payments, mobile, NFC, transit, and FinTech, to card manufacturing and personalization technologies and more Princeton Junction, N.J., December 18, 2015 – The newly co-located Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit and the ICMA Card Manufacturing and Personalization EXPO will hit Orlando, Florida next spring as a significantly expanded conference covering EMV chip Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Explores Uses of NFC Beyond Payments

Details secure implementations including marketing, identity and access, ticketing and gaming Princeton Junction, N.J., December 16, 2015 –Near Field Communications (NFC) technology gets a lot of attention for its ability to enable contactless payments, but less known is that it also can be used to enable secure and convenient transactions in non-payments applications, such as Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Explores Contactless Payments and the Role of NFC Technology in U.S. EMV Migration

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 1, 2015 –As the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments continues, some industry participants are thinking about preparing to process payments made using EMV contact chip cards, EMV contactless chip cards, mobile NFCdevices, or all three. Yet for some, misconceptions around what NFC technology really is and how it can be Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Announces 2015-2016 Board and Executive Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 30, 2015 – The Smart Card Alliance today announced its new board and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for the organization’s education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and events for 2015-2016. More information regarding the board and the Smart Card Alliance management can be found at http://www.smartcardalliance.org/alliance-management/. Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Recognizes Outstanding Individuals, Leaders and Organizations at Annual Member Meeting in Phoenix

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 21, 2015 –Smart Card Alliance members from markets across the Americas met in Phoenix, Ariz. for the recent Member Meeting where they learned about the latest developments impacting the smart card industry. Cross-industry topics included: the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments technology; mobile payments; data breaches and security; strong authentication; Read the full article…

Payments Thought Leaders Invited To Submit Speaking Proposals for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2015 Payments Summit

Proposals accepted through Nov. 6 Princeton Junction, N.J., October 20, 2015 – Do you have insights on recent developments in payments, such as EMV chip technology, mobile wallets, near field communications (NFC), contactless payments, and open transit systems or other payment innovations? Do you want to be part of the most anticipated payments industry event Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Promotes Data Security Best Practices in Support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 15, 2015 – To help kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, celebrated every October, the Smart Card Alliance is sharing best practices to help strengthen data security in government and healthcare. “The theme this year is Our Shared Responsibility, and the Alliance is doing its part by educating on ways Read the full article…