Visa is providing a free half-day of educational workshops that will focus on "Securing the Future of Payments".

Acquirers, Merchants, Processors and Agents Workshop - Atrium Ballroom B

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Issuers and Issuer Processors Workshop - Atrium Ballroom A

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Workshops Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Risk Workshops event?

The workshops event will be held prior to the Visa Global Security Summit on Tuesday, October 1. Visa will provide a half-day of educational workshops that will focus on key risk and security topics for invited clients, merchants, processors, acquirers, and agents.

What is the difference between the Visa Global Security Summit and the Risk Workshops?

The Visa Global Security Summit is the general session and is open to anyone who touches payment security including financial institution executives, merchant representatives, policymakers, academics, law enforcement, and thought leaders. The general session generates broad, thought-leadership dialogue among various players. The Risk Workshops will be focused on practical education and know-how for manager-level clients, merchants, partners, and payment card industry service providers who work directly in risk or security functions.

What is the deadline for registering?

Registration will close by September 13, 2013 or sooner if space is filled to capacity. At that point, participants will be placed on a waiting list based on space availability. We expect the workshops to reach capacity, so please be sure to register as soon as possible.

Where will the Risk Workshops be located?

The workshops will be held at the same venue as the Visa Global Security Summit, the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. To attend, qualified attendees must register for the workshops through the online registration process for the conference.

For lodging information, please reference the Hotel Information section. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the JW Marriott Washington DC at a special conference rate of $329.00 per night (plus taxes). To secure a hotel room reservation at the JW Marriott Washington DC, conference attendees must submit their hotel reservation request (arrival/departure dates) when registering for the conference through the online registration process. Please note hotel reservation requests for this hotel at the special rate will only be accepted through the conference registration process.

Is there a fee to attend the workshops?

The Visa Global Security Summit General Session is free to qualified attendees. The $795 workshop registration fee will be waived for the first 200 attendees to register for the workshops.