Money 20/20 Cheat Sheet for Banks

Our essential list of the must-attend sessions at the massive finance conference.
Angela Bao
Angela Bao
October 11, 2023
Money 2020 Cheatsheet Banks

Money 20/20 is one of the largest annual conferences in the country on all things related to banking and fintech. Held every year in Las Vegas, this year’s conference boasts well over 100 sessions over four days, over 13,000 attendees, and over 350 speakers who are experts and thought leaders in their industries.

This year, Money 20/20 covers major themes of compliance and risk management, artificial intelligence and automation, payments innovation, and financial inclusivity. Some notable speakers include CEO of FIS Stephanie Ferris, Citigroup COO Anand Selvakesari, Plaid CEO Zachary Perret, and Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Michael J. Hsu.

In addition to Money 20/20 sessions, don’t miss Treasury Prime’s user conference, Activate, which we’re hosting concurrently at the Venetian with a stellar lineup of leaders from Academy Bank, Bangor Savings Bank, Grasshopper Bank, and BankProv, all to discuss their experience with banking as a service. Dive into insightful discussions, gain fresh perspectives, and connect with experts. Can't make it to Vegas this year? No worries, you can also sign up to attend Activate virtually from the comfort of your own space. 

For those who are able to make it in person, Money 20/20 is an unparalleled networking opportunity. If you want to discuss embedded finance strategies for your company with our team leaders, be sure to set up a meeting with us beforehand. Slots are limited this year — reserve before they get booked up.

Here’s our guide with top sessions to help you get the most out of the conference. For even quicker reference, we’ve created our cheat sheet of the must-attend sessions that you can download for free. Be sure to double-check the schedule the weekend of the conference, in case Money 20/20 organizers make last-minute changes.

Sunday, October 22

Eyes Wide Open: Adapt and Survive as Regulatory Scrutiny Evolves

  • Time: 11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Lido, Level 3, The Venetian

Why attend: The March bank failures have led to increased scrutiny from federal regulators and loss of consumer trust. This panel, which includes the general counsels of Green Dot and Plaid, along with the deputy general counsel of Intuit, will discuss what banks and fintechs should expect in 2024 and beyond.

Banking Infrastructure Summit: What to Expect with a Core Modernization Program

  • Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Lando, Level 4, The Venetian
  • Why attend: Bank customers expect digital products and services, but banks’ legacy core systems often make digitization a slow and clunky process. This panel, which includes executives from UBS and Accenture, brings together banking industry leaders to discuss key learnings and considerations from their firsthand experiences.

Four Tips to Avoid a Fintech Breakup

  • Time: 3 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
  • Location: Money Motor Circuit, The Venetian
  • Why attend: More and more fintech startups and banks are partnering up. While the dynamics between the two enterprises can be difficult to navigate, the relationship doesn’t have to end in a breakup. Karen Redwood of Square leads a panel on how fintechs and more established institutions can navigate their partnerships.

Banking Infrastructure Summit: Universal Payment Engine vs. Spaghetti of Legacy System

  • Time: 3:45 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
  • Location: Lando, Level 4, The Venetian
  • Why attend: The payments industry has changed so rapidly over the past several decades that banks have been left with a “spaghetti” of systems for each different payment rail. Bridgit Chayt, EVP and Head of Commercial Payments & Treasury Management at Fifth Third Bank, and others share why banks need to consolidate payment processes to become more operationally and cost efficient.

Prime Time in Vegas: Treasury Prime’s Welcome Reception 

  • Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
  • Location: Mercato Della Pescheria in the Venetian
  • Why attend: Indulge in delicious drinks, savor delectable bites, and connect with fellow trailblazers in the banking and fintech world. Whether you're a mover, a shaker, or both, this evening promises an unparalleled opportunity to network, share ideas, and forge connections that will set the tone for an unforgettable week at Money 2020. Register ahead to reserve your spot.

Monday, October 23

Consumerization of Treasury: How Consumer Trends are Influencing Treasury Transformation

  • Time: 10:45 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
  • Location: Under the Stars, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: With the rise of e-commerce, digital and real-time payments, consumers are driving treasury departments to adapt and transform the way companies manage cash flow and handle payments. The panel, which includes Andy Joyce of PayPal and Marie Aloisi of Mastercard, will examine the key trends and how they apply to treasury transformation.

ChatGPT Can Write, But Can AI Underwrite?

  • Time: 11:10 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Location: The Black Box Stage, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: Lenders that use AI successfully are able to assess risk in a totally new way. This panel will provide lessons for all lenders on how to avoid becoming obsolete.

A Marketplace Differentiator, powered by J.P. Morgan

  • Time: 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
  • Location: Under the Stars, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: Lia Cao, Head of Embeddd Finance & Solutions at J.P. Morgan, as well as Pawan Modani, head of partner financial operations at Walmart eCommerce, discuss the future of payments and technology, providing businesses with full control over payment capabilities, visibility into payment flows and processes, allowing for scalable technological proficiencies in a hyper-connected world. 

Revolutionizing Regulation with Bots and Banking Compliance

  • Time: 1:45 p.m. – 1:57 p.m.
  • Location: Converge Stage, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: AI has the potential to streamline workflows and open new banking capabilities. That being said, AI also presents new compliance and risk management concerns. This presentation covers how banks could be affected and measures they can take to remain compliant.

Real-Time Payments Innovation in the US

  • Time: 2:35 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Location: The Exchange, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: The launch of FedNow earlier this year emphasized the growing trend of real-time payments. This panel includes the Federal Reserve’s Senior Vice President of Payment Industry Relations and will discuss how banks can leverage real-time payments, B2B use cases, and the importance of APIs.

Tuesday, October 24

Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Michael J. Hsu on Banking, Fintech, and New Technologies

  • Time: 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
  • Location: The Exchange, Money Hall, The Venetian

Why attend: The job of a Banking Regulator has never been more difficult or more interesting. Join Michael J. Hsu, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, for a wide-ranging conversation on the landscape around banking, cryptocurrency, and financial inclusion. 

Stephanie Ferris, CEO at FIS on Leading Through Changes(s)

  • Time: 10:40 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
  • Location: The Exchange, Money Hall, The Venetian
  • Why attend: Since Stephanie Ferris's appointment as the CEO of FIS, the world has changed a lot. In addition to a glimpse inside FIS, this session will delve into trends like AI / ML and how the regulatory landscape continues to impact financial services. 

Treasury Prime Activate Conference

Connect with experts and thought leaders in the fintech and banking space, learn about emerging trends, and best practices. All panels are held at The Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and will also be live-streamed for virtual attendees.

The conference starts at 11 a.m. with networking and opening remarks, and ends at 3:30 p.m. with closing remarks from Treasury Prime’s CEO and Co-Founder, Chris Dean. You can register to attend Activate in person and virtually for one or all panels. Here are the options:

Treasury Prime Product Roadmap

  • Time: 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: Learn about BaaS provider Treasury Prime’s major product releases like OneKey Banking, upcoming announcements, and future plans from our new VP of Product Ann Olinger.

Regulatory Landscape Crystal Ball

  • Time: 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: The recent regulatory crackdowns have been top-of-mind for fintechs and banks alike. This panel includes Academy Bank and focuses specifically on community banks and what that could mean for their operations, risk management, and customer service.

Driving Innovation with Embedded Banking

  • Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: A fireside chat between Treasury Prime VP of Banking, Jeff Nowicki, and FS Vector Principal Advisor, Ethan Singleton about Treasury Prime’s innovative interconnected multi-bank tool, OneKey Banking, and how it can give banks even more control over their embedded banking programs.

How VCs Can Increase Portfolio Value by Leveraging Embedded Services

  • Time: 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: Integrating embedded services can increase the value of venture capitalists’ portfolio companies by empowering them to become platform businesses. Treasury Prime COO Remy Carole is joined by VCs Dan Kimerling (Deciens Group), Amias Gerety (QED Investors), and Tint CEO Matheus Riolfi. 

BaaS & Regulatory Exams for Banks

  • Time: 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: Banking-as-a-service is becoming increasingly popular as a way for banks to add value and break into new markets. Nevertheless, banks need to understand the regulatory consequences, audit nuances, and securing compliance when venturing into BaaS. Top executives from Bangor Savings Bank, Grasshopper Bank, and BankProv discuss how banks venturing into BAaS can ace regulatory audits.

The Future of AI in Banking

  • Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Location: Trustworthy Brewing Co. at the Venetian and live-streamed
  • Why attend: Artificial intelligence has been a hot topic in the financial space, and both banks and fintechs are looking into how to best implement AI in their business and operations. Treasury Prime Chief Platform Officer Mark Vermeersch and the CEOs of Sardine, Cable, and Unit21 discuss present AI applications and future implications.

Don't forget to register for Activate ahead of time to reserve your spot. Have a great conference and see you there!

Wondering how embedded banking could help your business? Contact Treasury Prime — we have a true multi-bank network, the deepest bank core integrations, and extensive compliance experience. Read more about our $40 million Series C Funding and why Tearsheet named us the Best Banking as a Service company for the second year in a row. Talk to the best embedded finance team in the industry.
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