The Return of a Legend Plays Host to the 2016 Power of Prepaid®

Main Conference April 28-29 | Workshop April 27

The NBPCA is proud to announce the 2016 Power of Prepaid®, taking place April 27-29, 2016 at the all-new Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC.

Featuring cutting-edge speakers and a revamped agenda, the 2016 Power of Prepaid® will be the preeminent source for obtaining essential insights on the latest prepaid legislation, regulation, compliance and business innovation emerging in today’s evolving, consumer-driven landscape.

Download the brochure and make your plans to attend the one event exclusively designed to meet the unique needs of the prepaid industry. See what makes the Power of Prepaid® the must-attend event for those blazing the trail in prepaid.

Keynote Addresses

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO)


The NBPCA is delighted to announce that Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) is giving a keynote at the Power of Prepaid® on April 28th, 2016.

As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Tipton has been vocal about the CFPB’s proposed rule on prepaid accounts. During a hearing in September 2015 he urged caution by the bureau, expressing concern that the new rule could create confusion for consumers and discourage the use of prepaid.

John Koskinen, Commissioner, IRS

john KoskinenThe NBPCA is delighted to announce the confirmation of John Koskinen, the 48th IRS Commissioner as the exclusive keynote at the 2016 Power of Prepaid® taking place April 27-29th at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Commissioner Koskinen will be giving an address on the “History and Importance of the IRS Security Summit”. He will detail the benefits of partnering with industry in the States to combat tax fraud.

“There is simply no other event for the prepaid community with the level of speakers, attendees and content. The Power of Prepaid® is the one event for the community that delivers on experience, audience and directly helps fund the growth and mission of the entire prepaid industry.”

Brad Fauss
Brad FaussPresident and CEO of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association

“The NBPCA’s Power of Prepaid® Conference is the best place to get connected with industry leaders on issues and events covering the breadth of prepaid today. I wouldn’t miss it.”

Brad Hanson
Brad HansonPresident, Meta Payment Systems, Meta Financial Group and MetaBank

“The Power of Prepaid® is unique. For the first time, industry leaders are gathered with regulators to offer key insights into the issues we face. I have not seen an exchange of ideas on this level at any point in my career”

John Barbella
John BarbellaSenior Vice President, The Bancorp

Register Now for the 2016 Power of Prepaid®

With over 300 of the prepaid community’s top thought-leaders expected in attendance, more than 2 full days of content and a redesigned onsite experience specifically engineered to drive networking and audience engagement, the eagerly anticipated 2016 event will provide attendees with the opportunity to explore the most relevant topics and challenges currently facing the industry.

Register today and ensure you benefit from an enhanced program with extended networking opportunities, a refreshed speaker roster and crowdsourced content.

Past Insights from Leading Business Revolutionaries:

  • Steve Streit, Chairman & CEO, Green Dot Corporation
  • Brad Hanson, President, MetaBank
  • Frank Mastrangelo, CEO, The Bancorp
  • Alex Liu, SVP, Senior Product Manager, Bank of America
  • Andrew Gillen, Vice President, MasterCard
  • Chuck Tarleton, Senior Account Executive, Risks, Visa
  • Sheila Hoeppner, Vice President, Fraud & Risks Products, Xerox
  • James Hutchinson, SVP Emerging Commerce Products, FIS
  • Alexander Sjogren, CTO, YellowPepper Mobile Financial Solutions

Past Insights from Lawmakers and Regulators:

  • William Wade-Gery, Assistant Director for Card and Payment Markets, CFPB
  • The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) United States House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Sanford D. Bishop Jr (D-GA) United States House of Representatives
  • Natalie Diana, Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • James Vivenzio, Senior Counsel for BSA/AML, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Milan Dalal, Senior Economic Advisor, U.S. Senator Mark Warner (R-SD)
  • Chris Lucas, Legislative Counsel, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD)