Straight Talk on Campus Commerce 2019

Learn how to maximize your campus technology investment while earning
continuing education credits (CPEs) at our one-day, no-charge seminars

Technology is evolving all around us, including college campuses. If your institution is committed to providing students with an integrated, seamless mobile experience that simultaneously protects their safety and privacy on and off campus, TouchNet's Straight Talk seminars are for you!

Each Straight Talk session embodies our commitment to helping institutions maximize their investments in payment and credential technologies. Join us and earn continuing education credits as you learn from TouchNet and ECSI subject matter experts on a host of timely, relevant topics in the field of higher education. We look forward to seeing you at Straight Talk!

2019 Straight Talk seminar topics include:

Secure Payments

Match students' high technology expectations with safety measures designed to counter existing and emerging frauds and scams.

  • EMV/Contactless Payments
  • 2-Step Authentication
  • New NACHA Validation & Encryption
  • Validated P2PE
  • 3D Secure 2.0

PCI & Compliance

From the latest rules and regulations to simplifying PCI paperwork, learn how to stay compliant and secure campuswide payments.

  • Accessibility WCAG 2.1
  • Securing Facilities
  • Title IV Disbursements
  • New PCI 3.2 Requirements
  • E-commerce Tax Laws

Student Experience

Learn how seamless commerce and credentials and affordable payment options give students peace of mind and more time to focus on learning.

  • Payment Plan Options
  • One-Stop Shop
  • Unattended Payments
  • Order-Ahead Dining
  • Connected Campus

Engagement & Retention

Are you making the most of student data? Discover how it can help you spot trends, maximize budgets, and optimize ROI for a better campus experience.

  • Analytics & Advising
  • Success Triggers
  • Loyalty Engagement
  • Receivables Management
  • AI/Chatbot Services

Mobile Campus

Today's freshmen are digital natives. Explore the new technologies institutions can integrate to evolve along with today's students.

  • Mobile Credentials
  • Digital Wallets
  • Internet of Things
  • Frictionless Interactions
  • Digital Assistants
  • Where Can You Find Us?

    Below are our Straight Talk 2019 cities. For more detailed information, click on the city nearest you.

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Doubletree Houston Hobby Airport
8181 Airport Blvd.
Houston, TX 77061

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Doubletree Dallas Love Field
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75235

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Detroit Metro Airport Marriott
30559 Flynn Drive
Romulus, MI 48174

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The Westin Nashville
807 Clark Pl
Nashville, TN 37203

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Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220

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Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles
6101 W Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Doubletree Suites by Hilton Boston - Cambridge
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, MA 02134

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New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

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DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Pan Pacific Vancouver
300-999 Canada Pl.
Vancouver, BC
V6C 3B5

Agenda Topics

  • Mobile Generation
  • New Payment Trends
  • Student Experience
  • Keeping Your Campus Secure
  • Emerging Payment Technology & Trends
  • Student Retention
  • Reconciliation
Sponsored by

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Hilton Chicago - Oak Lawn
9333 S. Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Marriott Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

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Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
5700 Westpark Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28217

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The Westin Atlanta Airport
4736 Best Road
Atlanta, GA 30337-5605

Register for Straight Talk

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Straight Talk is a no-cost educational seminar on campus commerce and credentials. This full-day seminar starts at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm, with a continental breakfast served in the morning and a full lunch at noon.

Attire is business casual. You may want to wear a light sweater or jacket as the hotel conference rooms can be cool.


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Earn While You Learn

Straight Talk Seminars allow you to earn 5 CPE credits as you learn.

Retrieving CPE credits is easy:

  1. Attend the Straight Talk on Campus Commerce Seminar.
  2. At the conclusion of your seminar, request your CPE credits by clicking the Request Credit button below.
  3. Your certificate will be emailed to you approximately two weeks after the conference.

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: