Latin America Forum

São Paulo, Brazil | 9 August 2017

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Join Us at the 2017 Latin America Forum

Join your industry colleagues for a full day of networking and one-of-a-kind partnership opportunities. Whether you want to learn more about updates in the payment industry or showcase a new product, you’ll find it all at the 2017 Latin America Forum (LAF).


The following industry leaders will present at the meeting:


Carlos Caetano
Associate Regional Director – Brazil
PCI Security Standards Council


Jeremy King
International Director
PCI Security Standards Council


Troy Leach
Chief Technology Officer
PCI Security Standards Council


Mauro Lance
Chief Operating Officer
PCI Security Standards Council


Mark Meissner
VP, Public Relations
PCI Security Standards Council


Stephen W. Orfei
General Manager
PCI Security Standards Council


Join us for a day of discovery, updates and insights from members of the Council and regional community figures and merchants.


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Wednesday, 9 August 
17:00 - 18:30
Network Reception
07:30Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00
Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30
Welcome Remarks
Presented by: Carlos Caetano, Associate Regional Director, Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council

9:30 - 10:15Keynote: PCI's Strategic Initiatives for 2017
Presented by: Stephen W. Orfei, General Manager, PCI Security Standards Council

This session opens the Forum with an update on the latest Council news, insights into the current and future payment security landscape, and discusses the Council’s vision for the coming years. Don't miss this extensive review of PCI SSC current and global affairs.
10:15 - 11:15
Session TBD
11:15 - 11:45
Networking Break and Vendor Showcase
11:45 - 12:00
Security Roadmap for Next Generation of Payments
Presented by: Troy Leach, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Digital payments are evolving rapidly which requires anticipating how cybersecurity attacks will change and how we should expect to protect against them. This session will discuss emerging security trends for 2017 and how new initiatives by the PCI Council plan to address these threats.
12:00 - 12:30
Session TBD
12:30 - 13:30
Networking Lunch and Vendor Showcase
13:30 - 14:15
Keynote Industry Forensics: Understanding the Current Data Breach Landscape
This session will take the audience through real world examples of data breaches and how they have had a lasting impact on their victims and the payment industry community. Attendees will also learn how to prevent becoming the next victim of a data breach as well as how to quickly identify and mitigate an incident should it happen to you.
14:15 - 14:45Session TBD
14:45 - 15:15
Networking Break and Vendor Showcase
15:15 - 15:45
Session TBD
15:45 - 16:30
Bringing it all Together - Panel discussion with Regional Industry Professionals
Moderated by Carlos Caetano, Associate Regional Director, Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council
16:30 - 17:00
Making a Global Impact with PCI SSC:
How You Can Get Involved and Resource Overview and Closing Remarks

Presented by: Mauro Lance, Chief Operating Officer, PCI Security Standards Council and Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council

Hear an update on all of the way to engage with the Council and your fellow industry peers. You will also gain insight on all of the educational resources the Council offers that help make PCI SSC the center of the Payments ecosystem.

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Employee Education is the Best Defense for Protecting your Organization’s Data Assets.

In conjunction with the Latin America Forum two training courses are available, allowing attendees to make the most of their travel time and budgets. The trainings will be conducted in Portuguese and will take place at The Tivoli Mofarrej – São Paulo.


Internal Security Assessor | 7-8 August

The two-day Internal Security Assessor (ISA) class provides large merchants, acquiring banks, and processors the opportunity to build their internal payment data security expertise, as well as increase their efficiency in complying with PCI Standards.


Qualified Security Assessor Training | 10-11 August

The two-day Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) class provides instruction on how to conduct assessments of merchants, institutions and service providers who must be compliant with the PCI DSS.

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