Cornerstone Advisors 2020 Spring Payments School

Continually emerging payment technologies keep financial institutions struggling to be at the forefront of their market. Join Cornerstone's Payments Experts for 2 full days of learning this cutting-edge environment and how to keep your FI ahead of the game.

Scottsdale, AZ

7272 E. Indian School Rd., Suite 400

April 5-7



Registration Cost


Payments School Agenda

PLEASE NOTE: Bring your laptop, tablet or smart phone

  • Payments Trends and Industry Update
  • Best Practices in Debit
      • In depth review of debit trends, KPIs, PIN Network and PAU Marketing
  • Building Your Debit Scorecard
      • Working session on KPIs 
  • Elevating The Onboarding Experience
      • Review account opening best practices and discuss experience mapping for cards/ digital
  • Digital Landscape & Trends 
      • Updates on P2P, Card Controls/ Alerts, App Integration, Pays (Apple, Samsung, etc.), Online Commerce, ABU/ Card Swap, Biller Direct, Billpay, and more.. 
  • What’s the deal with Fraud?
      • Current fraud trends and strategies
  • Credit Tracks
      • Track 1 – attendees with an issuing program discuss trends, KPIs, and loyalty/ marketing 
      • Track 2 – attendees with an agent program discuss trends and opportunities to migrate to an issuing model
  • Competitive Analysis
      • An opportunity to review your competitive market position and current market situation
  • The Ideal Product Manager
     • Review of role and responsibilities of the ideal payments product manager
  • Vendor Management & Contract Negotiations
      • Discuss current vendor landscape and opportunities to optimize your vendor relationships

What You Can Expect to Go Home With

  • Understanding the current Payments landscape
  • An assessment of your Payments program compared to peers
  • Roadmap of enhancements to your Payments program
  • Marketing strategies to get the most out of your Payments
  • Vendor landscape 

All of this will leave you with the tools to develop a payments roadmap and a plan to allow you to continue to grow and optimize your Payments program in this ever-changing environment.


Sunday, April 5, 2020
Arrive in Scottsdale

Monday, April 6, 2020
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.
 – Breakfast and Networking
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Payments School Day 1
6:00 p.m. – Hosted Reception and Dinner
  **Guests are welcome to the reception and dinner

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast and Networking
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Payments School Day 2


Marriott Old Town Scottsdale
7325 E. 3rd Ave, Scottsdale, AZ
Group Room Rate: $220/night
Room Reservations


Dress code for this event is business casual.

For more information, please call 480.990.5707 or email Michelle Gothan

A cancellation fee of 50% of registration costs will be applied for cancellations received between 29 to 10 days before the school. No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 10 days before the first day of school.


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2020 Payments School - Spring