Vocalink is committed to maintaining our position as industry thought leaders and innovators.

Throughout the year we manage and run our own events as well as sponsoring and attending conferences and seminars that bring together leaders in the payments industry. Below you can view the events that Vocalink will be holding, attending or sponsoring in 2018.

To contact the Vocalink events team please email


Real-Time Payments Realisation is Here

April 24, 2018 2:00 pm
Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)

April 24, 2018 3:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (Toronto, GMT-04:00)

April 24, 2018 8:00 pm
GMT Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)

April 24, 2018 2:00 pm
Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)

Join ACI Worldwide, Vocalink, KPMG, JP Morgan & NACHA on 24 April 2018 at 15:00 EST as we debate the key real-time payments issues facing banks and financial institutions in North America.

Real-time payments are here. TCH has 26 banks signed up. Zelle is gaining 100,000 customers per day and processed $75 billion in 2017 and The Clearing House (TCH) System & Zelle Network are live. You need to stay competitive in this aggressively changing marketplace.

Please join us as we debate the key Faster Payment issues facing North American financial institutions. The panel will discuss key questions such as:

• What is the business case for Faster Payments?
• Why would you choose a strategic implementation vs a tactical implementation? Is there a difference?
• Does real-time payments mean real-time fraud?

• Moderator: Sandra Horn, Senior Principal Product Manager - Real-Time Payments, ACI Worldwide
• George Evers, Senior Vice President Product - Real-Time Payments, Vocalink
• Michael Herd, Senior Vice President - ACH Network Administration, NACHA
• Troy Hagey, Principal, Strategy, Financial Services, KPMG
• James Ray, Managing Director - Enterprise Sales, J.P. Morgan


1 May, San Diego

PAYMENTS 2018 marks an important milestone in how those who are driving and adopting innovative payments solutions and practices share information to create common goals that unite progress with clarity of purpose. This unique conference experience encapsulates the players and thought-leadership that are setting the agenda for the future, and propels industry dialogue forward to ensure the continued strength and integrity of the ACH Network and the U.S. payments ecosystem.

George Evers SVP, Product, Real-time Infrastructure & Commercial Applications, will join Dean Wallace Solution Consultant Practice Lead, ACI Worldwide to explore the charted territories of real-time payments: what maturing markets reveal. The UK real-time market continues to evolve and open up and it’s changed the competitive landscape as smaller institutions jump on opportunities to win new business. This session reveals the kinds of real-time innovations that have been at the centre of the UK’s market demand and competitive wins and offers practical guidance for realizing similar gains at your institution.

Faster Payments Experience | Advanced
4:35 - 5:35pm | Room 8


3 - 4 May, Singapore

The future of payments is now. Banks, retailers and merchants alike are rapidly adapting to the new payments landscape.  Seamless Payments will bring together the entire payments eco-system to discuss, debate and evaluate alternative payment strategies and technologies. 

With explosive growth in mobile wallets, mobile payments and digital currencies, the race to the cashless economy is on. Paul Stoddart, CEO, Vocalink, will form part of the exciting opening keynote session which will explore the challenges we need to overcome to go cashless, how to scale up cashless transactions and get insights from central banks on how they are working to support the cashless journey in Asia.


12 - 13 June, Munich

The conference programme at EBAday 2018 comprises keynotes, panel discussions and debates featuring more than 80 of the world’s leading experts in payments who discuss key topics and new challenges driving the business in Europe.

George Evers, SVP, Product, Real-time infrastucture & Commercial Applications, will join the panel on Day 2 (Stream 1) 10.00am - 10.45am to discuss high value payments: What lies ahead for market infrastructures? How will technological innovation, structural changes in banking and the evolution of central bank policies affect high value payments?


25 - 27 June, Singapore

A unique conference for leaders and experts in the  central bank payments markets and infrastructure.  In contrast to other commercially organized payment conferences, the Central Bank Payments Conference (CBPC) focuses on payments and payment systems issues from a central bank perspective. The two-day program addresses the most relevant concerns, challenges, and opportunities facing Central Banks and their evolving role in the payment system and market infrastructure.

Paul Stoddart, CEO Vocalink will open day 2 (27 June) with a keynote speech on The global impact of real-time payments and how it helps to shape an economy: Since the launch of Faster Payments a decade ago, how has the demand for real-time increased around the globe?

How has the infrastructure moved on?

Discuss how it is helping to restructure an economy

What will the future look like?