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COMTEC is the TouchNet Client Conference — and the largest eCommerce conference in all of Higher Education. Come to COMTEC 2014 for the training, guidance, and peer support you need to handle the new rules surrounding campus commerce. Leave with new tools to help you manage a more complex business environment and run campus business better.

  • Get the latest information on PCI, EMV, P2PE, Department of ED, and other current industry issues
  • Learn how to become a change agent by leveraging your U.Commerce investment
  • Earn CPE credits while you learn at many of the COMTEC sessions within all tracks

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COMTEC is the TouchNet Client Conference — and the largest eCommerce conference in all of Higher Education. Build your knowledge with industry experts and new content in 2014 — connect with your peers and colleagues — and create strategies for a better campus commerce environment — all at one great conference.

Who Should Attend?

  • Finance and treasury executives
  • Bursars
  • Business office managers and staff
  • Compliance officers
  • IT/Security managers

Why Should You Attend?

  • Get the latest information on PCI, data security, and new payment technology
  • Receive hands-on training on TouchNet solutions
  • Understand the latest changes in rules and regulations
  • Build your knowledge with industry news and trends
  • Share new ideas and strategies


    • MONDAY November 10th
    • PCI Training - Hit the PCI Bullseye *

      8:30 am to 4:30 pm

    • Welcome reception

      6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    • * Breakfast and Lunch are provided
    • TUESDAY November 11th
    • Continental Breakfast

    • Opening Session & General Sessions

      8:00 am to 12:00 pm

    • Lunch Provided

    • Product announcements & PCI and industry topics

      1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    • On the town

    • WEDNESDAY November 12th
    • Continental Breakfast

    • Product training, customer case studies, & special industry topics

      8:00 am to 12:00 pm

    • Lunch Provided

    • Product training, customer case studies, & PCI topics

      1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    • Dinner & entertainment

      6:00 pm to 9 pm

    • THURSDAY November 13th
    • Continental Breakfast

    • General Sessions & Closing Session

      8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Call for Presentations

TouchNet customers tell us over and over again: many of their “Aha” moments at COMTEC come from other campus professionals who share the same issues, challenges and successes in the Higher Education Community.

We are looking for “peer presenters” at COMTEC 2014 who want to actively share experiences and ideas by leading COMTEC presentations in our 4 tracks: Campus Commerce Strategy, Security and Technology, Product Spotlight, and Training for U.Commerce 6.5.

Do you have an idea for a presentation? Let us know by Friday, June 6th. We will be there to help you share your experience at COMTEC 2014.

Please fill out the form below to submit your presentation idea. All fields are required.

CPE Credit Courses at COMTEC 2014

Earn CPE Credits as you attend sessions from the more than 50 conference sessions, pre-conference PCI Training workshop, and other educational opportunities available at COMTEC this year. You’ll be able to earn a maximum of 22 CPE credits for your professional development needs.

Retrieving CPE Credits is easy:

  • Attend COMTEC 2014 and/or the pre-conference PCI Workshop.
  • At all CPE Credit courses you attend, take note of the course number and instructor name. You will need to submit the course number and instructor for each course in which you wish to receive credit on our CPE Certificate Request page, made available to registered attendees at the conclusion of the conference.
  • After completing your request submission, your certificate will be emailed to you in approximately 2 weeks.
  • A list of courses available at COMTEC 2014 will be updated on the Agenda page. To view our refund or cancellation policies, click here.

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TouchNet Information Systems Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Hotel & Travel

Host Hotel

Sheraton Crown Center

2345 McGee Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Make Reservation

If you prefer, you may also call into the Sheraton Reservations department at 1.866.932.6214 and mention you are coming in for the TouchNet User Conference.

Travel Information

Plan your flights to arrive at Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Car rental, taxi, and airport shuttle services are available to get you from the airport to the hotel and back. The shuttle leaves the airport about every 30 minutes with a stop at the Sheraton Crown Center. The approximate cost for the shuttle service is $18 each way.

For your return trip, we suggest that you book your return flight no earlier than 2:30 p.m. on Thursday to allow enough time to get to the airport and check in.

Super Shuttle

Weather and Dress

Business casual dress is appropriate for all conference events. Most activities from Monday to Thursday will be within the hotel. TouchNet will provide transportation to Wednesday evening's event. A coat or other wrap is recommended, as Kansas City experiences fall-like weather in November with average highs in the 50s and lows in the 40s.


COMTEC 2014 is the must-attend conference – where commerce and technology meet. You will get the latest information on the rules and regulations that will affect payments on your campus.

Register today for Early Bird Pricing before it ends on August 15th!

One, Two, FREE! Promotion

Register two attendees for COMTEC plus PCI Training or COMTEC only and send a third registrant for free! To obtain this discount, simply put three COMTEC plus PCI Training registrations or three COMTEC only registrations in your shopping cart. The system will automatically adjust the price to reflect the discount.