EMV: Acquirers Are You Ready? – One Day Workshop Exclusively For Acquirers

The comprehensive one day EMV workshop takes a look at EMV technology. The highly technical workshop has been designed for IT professionals, operations managers and systems development staff who develop, implement and operate acquiring systems, including terminals. This workshop covers the EMV standards and the acquiring side requirements. You will learn the EMV transaction’s flows and how it affects the acquiring systems during the different stages of the transaction. This workshop describes options for the acquiring systems implementation. The transaction processing and key management as related to the acquiring system and terminals is described. As the EMV standards are the platform on which contactless NFC and Mobile payments are based, effects of these new payment channels on the acquiring systems are described.



• Product Development and Product Marketing
• Acquirers Operations, Engineering
• Acquirers IT and Technical Departments
• Acquirers Developers and of Payment Systems Host vendors

Workshop Outline:

• Understand EMV Chip Technology
• Discuss basic terms and concepts used in EMV
• Understand the different approaches and standards of MasterCard, VISA, EMVCo, to EMV, Contactless and Mobile Technologies
• Evolution of card payment system from mag stripe credit/debit to smart/mobile/prepaid
• Benefits of EMV, including reduction in fraud, provision of multi-applications and offline risk management
• Understand EMV migration impact on acquirers and its relationship with the issuers
• Discuss transaction flow for EMV – Describe the stages of the EMV transaction
• Review Key Management and security aspects of EMV as it relates to the acquiring side
• Understand the differences between MasterCard Mchip and VISA VSDC standards
• Explore EMV migration challenges and strategies
• Contactless market overview
• Impact on Issuing host system
• Review card and Application Management