Engage, Network, and more at the PCI SSC Global Community Forum!

Engaging and networking have always been a top priority at our Community events and although we are not together face-to-face, we are excited to highlight the many opportunities for you to participate, interact, and have a little fun at the upcoming Global Community Forum. You can choose from a wide range of live and pre-recorded activities, so mark your calendars and register today!

How to Engage Everyday

Community Café

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Take a break in our Community Café.  Attendees can choose from several community experiences to attend at any time. Sessions are pre-recorded.

  • Create delicious cocktails with a master craft mixologist.
  • Become a grill master at our Texas Grilling School.
  • Relax the body and mind as you’re guided through a light yoga session.
  • Checkout a music video and enjoy some down time in between activities.
Thursday, 28 October

Join us for this fun and fast-paced game where we’ll test your skills in a trivia challenge hosted by our event emcee, Laura Schwartz. From pop-culture, to sports, history, and even some PCI SSC knowledge, we’ll see who rises to the top. Not only do you get points for answering correctly, but the quicker you answer, the more points you get. Prizes awarded for the top 3 participants include a pair of headphones, an Amazon gift card, and a drone! Have your smartphones charged and ready!

Conversations with the Council

These live discussions on the Payment Card Industry’s hottest topics will be led by PCI SSC staff and focus on the themes listed below. Be sure to arrive early as space is limited and based on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Current and Future Threats potential topics to be discussed may include but are not limited to: Ransomware, Malware, Phishing, and more.
  • Future of Information Security potential topics to be discussed may include but are not limited to: Remote Assessments, Cryptography, Centralized Security vs “Zero Trust”, Cloud Security and Cloud HSMs, and more.
  • Future of Payment Security potential topics to be discussed may include but are not limited to: Mobile/MPOC, Payments everywhere (IoT, cars, etc.), 8-digit BIN, tokenization, and more.
  • How to make the most of your PCI SSC Engagement. Are you utilizing all of your benefits? What is your understanding of the various programs? Any and all general PCI SSC questions can be discussed here.
  • Software potential topics to be discussed may include but are not limited to: Adoption of the Software Security Framework, Migration from Hardware to Software, and more.
Tuesday, 26 October Wednesday, 27 October Thursday, 28 October
11:00 – 11:45 BST/12:00 – 12:45 CEST 12:00 – 12:45 JST 12:05 – 12:50 EDT


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Attendees can earn points by participating in a variety of engagement activities – check into an exhibitor booth, download a file, check into a session, post a comment on the Social Feed, and lots more! Be the top three names on the Leaderboard at the end of the event and enjoy some bragging rights along with a prize.

  • 1st place  – Apple Watch Series 6
  • 2nd place – Ember Travel Mug
  • 3rd place – $100 Amazon Gift Card

Vendor Showcase

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Visit the sponsors and exhibitors of the Global Community Forum. Go to the Sponsors & Vendor Showcase tab and click on the company logo. Attendees can view product and company overviews, marketing videos and book a meeting with a company representative.

To book a one-on-one video meeting with a representative from each company, attendees will select the date and the representative at an available time and select “Book Meeting.” This meeting will now populate to the attendee’s “My Agenda” tab. The attendee and company representative can chat via chat or video call within the platform.

Tuesday, 26 October Wednesday, 27 October Thursday, 28 October
08:00 – 09:00 BST/09:00 – 10:00 CEST, 11:45 -12:45 BST/12:45 – 13:45 CEST and 14:15 – 15:15 BST/15:15 – 16:15 CEST 09:00 – 10:00, 12:45 – 13:45 and 15:15 – 16:15 JST 9:00 – 10:00, 12:50 – 13:50  and 15:20 – 16:20 EDT

Networking Meetups

Attendees can schedule Meetups with other attendees. Visit the Networking Meetups in the Navigation bar. Search for the attendee you’d like to set-up a Meetup with and then “Create a New Meetup.”  You may select a Video Chat in the platform or provide your own Zoom link. Attendees need to accept your Meetup invitations.

Video and Text Chat

Both video and text chat are available within the platform, allowing you to easily connect with colleagues, peers, Brands, PCI SSC staff, and exhibitors.

Get Social

Be sure to engage with us on social and tag @PCISSC and use the hashtag #PCIGCF on Twitter to discuss meeting content, share stories, or just say hello!

Visit the Social Wall in the platform to connect with other attendees.

And, stay up-to-date with insights and information by subscribing to our Blog.​ ​

Brand and PCI SSC Offices

Have questions for the Payment Brands or PCI SSC Staff? Representatives are available to meet with you and answer your questions. Times listed below and on the agenda.

*Please check each individual Brand Office for their specific hours as additional times may be available for meetings.

Tuesday, 26 October Wednesday, 27 October Thursday, 28 October
PCI SSC Office: 08:00 – 09:00 BST/09:00 – 10:00 CEST, 11:30 – 12:30 BST/ 12:30 – 13:30 CEST and 14:00 – 15:00 BST/15:00 – 16:00 CEST

Brand Office: 08:00 – 09:00 BST/09:00 – 10:00 CEST and 11:30 – 12:30 BST/12:30 – 13:30 CEST

PCI SSC Office: 09:00 – 10:00, 12:45 – 13:45 and 15:15 – 16:15 JST

Brand office: 09:00 – 10:00 and  12:45 – 13:45 JST

PCI SSC Office: 9:00 – 10:00, 12:50 – 13:50 and 15:20 – 16:20 EDT

Brand Office: 9:00 – 10:00 and 12:50 – 13:50 EDT