Modernizing Payment Systems: A vital step to strengthen Canada’s global competitiveness

Date & Time

October 3, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am


Come hear from Justin Ferrabee, Payments Canada’s Chief Operating Officer, as he shares the gateway of possibilities that modernized payments will enable and how this transformation will positively impact our country’s reputation for financial services — particularly commercial and commerce activity between Canada and Asia and Vancouver’s position as a gateway in those payments interactions.

More importantly, learn how you can start to take advantage of payments modernization to benefit your organization, customers and stakeholders and become a part of our country’s journey. Together, we have the opportunity to strengthen B.C. and Canada’s overall competitive position as a global leader.

More than ever, Canada is being looked to as a dynamic economy with world-class infrastructure, talent, and leading-edge research and development.

In an effort to strengthen Canada’s global competitiveness, Payments Canada is leading a payments modernization initiative that aims to transform our country’s payments infrastructure and act as a catalyst for innovation.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00 AM

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – Pacific Ballroom
900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
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Individuals:  $59 + GST
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Table of 8:  $758 + GST

Schedule:Registration and Breakfast:  8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Program:   8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

About the speaker:

As Chief Operating Officer at Payments Canada, Justin Ferrabee is responsible for information and payment technology, corporate functions – including security and human resources – as well as market strategy and industry engagement.

Justin is an accomplished senior leader with more than 20 years of executive experience growing and transforming organizations, from complex global businesses to advanced public sector entities. Justin’s transformational change expertise has been a critical part of the evolution of the Payments Canada organization and continues to shape the transformation taking place in the payments ecosystem through Payments Canada’s Modernization program.

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Did you know?

  • Vancouver is among the top-10 wealth management centres in the world.
  • According to latest GFCI, Vancouver is the 5th most powerful financial centre in North America.
  • Vancouver ranked third most livable city in the world by the EIU.
  • All five of Canada’s largest banks have significant operations in BC.