2022 Highlights

Agenda

Tuesday 7th March
07:00 - 08:00
Exercise
08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Welcome & Introduction
Mike Massaro, CEO, Flywire
09:15 - 09.45
Opening Keynote
09:45 - 10:30
Product Keynote
Peter Murdie, Technical Product Manager, WPM/Flywire and Corey Rethage, Director, Product Management, Flywire
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Break
11:00 - 11:30
Research Keynote
Sheona Griffiths, Head of GTM & Programs, WPM/Flywire
11:30 - 12:15
Panel: International Students Payment Research
Jilly Huggins, Head of Transactional Services, University of Bristol; Steve Boland, Head of Income, University of Birmingham; Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
Moderated by Sheona Giffiths, Head of GTM & Programs WPM/Flywire
12:15 - 12:35
Developing a Payments Strategy for the Future
Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
12:35 - 13:00
Client Case Study
Rob Ernsberger, Income Manager, Solent University
13:00 - 13:45
Networking Lunch
13:45 - 14:05
Financial Crime
Dan Harris, Senior Compliance Manager, Kaplan
14:05 - 14:25
AML: How is the Sector Responding?
Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
14:25 - 15:10
Panel: Protecting Universities & Students from Financial Crime
Dan Harris, Senior Compliance Manager, Kaplan; Louise Courtney, Governance, Risk & Compliance Finance Manager, University of Leeds
Moderated by Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
15:10 - 15:30
Developing a Payment Security Strategy
David Neild, Lead Security Consultant, WPM/Flywire
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Break
16:00 - 17:00
Keynote Speaker: Michael - Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards
18:30 - 23:00
Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Wednesday 8th March
08:30 - 09:15
Registration
09:15 - 10:00
The Pathfinder: A Simple Approach to Drive Breakthrough Thinking
Brad Waldron
10:00 - 10:30
Workshop Part 1
Brad Waldron
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Break
11:00 - 11:45
Workshop Part 2
Brad Waldron
11:45 - 12:05
Spotlight on Nigeria
Giles Rowlinson, Senior Payments Manager, EMEA, Flywire
12:05 - 12:25
TBC
12:25-13:30
Networking Lunch
Track 1
Track 2
13:30 - 14:05
Agents, Institutions & Payers: Connecting the ecosystem to benefit institutions?
Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
Client Case Study
14:10 - 14:45
Workshop: Optimising Your Payer Communications
Dawn Sherwood, Customer Success Specialist, WPM/Flywire
Panel: Offering Instalments - What Are Your Options?
Sarah Turner, Income Manager, University of Sheffield
Moderated by Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
14:50 - 15:25
Workshop: Optimising Your System Config to Enhance the Payer Journey
Sharon Clark, Customer Success Specialist, WPM/Flywire
Outgoing Payments: Agent Commissions & Refunds. Coming Soon...
15:25 - 16:00
Fizz & Friends: Informal discussions with the WPM/Flywire Team
16:00
Conference Close

Agenda

Tuesday 7th March
07:00 - 08:00
Exercise
08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Welcome & Introduction
Mike Massaro, CEO, Flywire
09:15 - 09.45
Opening Keynote
09:45 - 10:30
Product Keynote
Peter Murdie, Technical Product Manager, WPM/Flywire and Corey Rethage, Director, Product Management, Flywire
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Break
11:00 - 11:30
Research Keynote
Sheona Griffiths, Head of GTM & Programs, WPM/Flywire
11:30 - 12:15
Panel: International Students Payment Research
Jilly Huggins, Head of Transactional Services, University of Bristol; Steve Boland, Head of Income, University of Birmingham; Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
Moderated by Sheona Giffiths, Head of GTM & Programs WPM/Flywire
12:15 - 12:35
Developing a Payments Strategy for the Future
Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
12:35 - 13:00
Client Case Study
Rob Ernsberger, Income Manager, Solent University
13:00 - 13:45
Networking Lunch
13:45 - 14:05
Financial Crime
Dan Harris, Senior Compliance Manager, Kaplan
14:05 - 14:25
AML: How is the Sector Responding?
Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
14:25 - 15:10
Panel: Protecting Universities & Students from Financial Crime
Dan Harris, Senior Compliance Manager, Kaplan; Louise Courtney, Governance, Risk & Compliance Finance Manager, University of Leeds
Moderated by Bridget Walker, Consultant, WPM/Flywire
15:10 - 15:30
Developing a Payment Security Strategy
David Neild, Lead Security Consultant, WPM/Flywire
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Break
16:00 - 17:00
Keynote Speaker: Michael - Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards
18:30 - 23:00
Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Wednesday 8th March
08:30 - 09:15
Registration
09:15 - 10:00
The Pathfinder: A Simple Approach to Drive Breakthrough Thinking
Brad Waldron
10:00 - 10:30
Workshop Part 1
Brad Waldron
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Break
11:00 - 11:45
Workshop Part 2
Brad Waldron
11:45 - 12:05
Spotlight on Nigeria
Giles Rowlinson, Senior Payments Manager, EMEA, Flywire
12:05 - 12:25
TBC
12:25-13:30
Networking Lunch
13:30 - 14:05
Agents, Institutions & Payers: Connecting the ecosystem to benefit institutions?
Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
13:30 - 14:05
Client Case Study
14:10 - 14:45
Workshop: Optimising Your Payer Communications
Dawn Sherwood, Customer Success Specialist, WPM/Flywire
14:10 - 14:45
Panel: Offering Instalments - What Are Your Options?
Sarah Turner, Income Manager, University of Sheffield
Moderated by Simon Mander, Senior Director of Consultancy UK, WPM/Flywire
14:50 - 15:25
Workshop: Optimising Your System Config to Enhance the Payer Journey
Sharon Clark, Customer Success Specialist, WPM/Flywire
14:50 - 15:25
Outgoing Payments: Agent Commissions & Refunds. Coming Soon...
15:25 - 16:00
Fizz & Friends: Informal discussions with the WPM/Flywire Team
16:00
Conference Close

Award Winners 2022

What our attendees say...

"Great opportunity to network, share best practice and view some excellent speakers on the current key topics."

"This conference is useful for idea sharing, raising awareness of threats to the sector and also for personal development."

"Informative, rewarding, good to meet others in the sector. Excellent venue, very friendly staff. Entertaining and a real feel good factor."

"I always find the networking opportunities invaluable at the WPM conference. Apart from this event I rarely get to meet others from the sector."

"I don't know of any other university events that offer this level of interaction between service provider and service user."

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