Speaker Signup

Know something about risk management in electronic payments?

Have lessons learned about emerging technology, fraud scheme, or important trends on the risk management side of the payments industry?

Are you passionate and willing to share your leadership, knowledge, and expertise with others? 

If your answer is yes, then now is the time to submit your speaker proposal for MAC’s webinars and events. 

Upcoming Events:
Monthly Webinar Series: on-going
Regionals - Dates in 2023 TBD
Level Up 24 - March 5-7, 2024 (the agenda for 2023 is closed)

We seek proposals from diverse organizations and individual experts across the payments and fintech industries, academia, government, and law enforcement.  Please submit a proposal if you specialize in risk mitigation, compliance, AML, fraud prevention, legal reviews, or have awesomeness to share that could be in scope for our members.

We accept all submitted topics. However, sometimes our volunteers identify a gap in the curriculum and seek a speaker on a specific item. The list below is items that MAC is actively building for future sessions. 

Topics Seeking Speakers
  • Impacts of new AI like ChatGPT
  • High-Risk Merchant Servicing - Such as Travel, Subscription, Supplements,  or Ticketing.
  • Enterprise Merchant Perspectives
  • Payment Facilitator pain points
  • "How Everyone Is a Risk Analyst"
  • High-Risk Portfolio Strategies
  • Processing in Canada & Canadian Regulations
  • "How a Downturn in the Economy Impacts Small Businesses' Credit & the KYC Model of Reading Credit Reports"
  • Impacts - Human Trafficking, Crime, etc. 'How We Are Daily Superheroes"
  • Bias in Automated Onboarding
  • Fraud Trends and Schemes
  • Case Studies - i.e how were able to change our portfolio
  • 101 Content for Newer Professionals

Submit a Proposal

Do you want to be added to the speaker pool but don't want to submit a full proposal? Join the speaker pool and let us know what we can ask you as we build future sessions.

Join the Speaker Pool

If you have a topic you'd like us to cover but don't wish to be on stage you can send us an email at [email protected] 

Past Agendas and Sessions

To get a true sense of the type of sessions MAC is looking for, it helps to look at the sessions we have hosted in the past. Here are some samples from past years: 

Annual Conferences: 
Level Up 22
Level Up 21
Level Up 20 & Tech Day
Level Up 19 & Tech Day
Level Up 18

Regional Conferences:

2019 Regional
2018 Regional
2017 Regional

Virtual Tech Days:
2021 Tech Days