Each spring, the industry comes together at conferences and events to explore the latest trends, share knowledge and discuss the exciting future of payments.

This year, you’ll find Federal Reserve Financial Services (FRFS) – an organization within the Federal Reserve System that manages critical payment and securities services – at numerous upcoming industry conferences across the U.S. FRFS will be engaged at these events and others on efforts to advance payments for all, including encouraging instant payments adoption, fraud and scams mitigation, and more.

CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

FRFS representatives will attend the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington D.C. March 3-7. This annual event is the largest gathering of America’s credit unions and their service providers, which allows leaders across the ecosystem to network and advocate for credit unions.

Be sure to visit the FRFS booth #546 in the exhibit hall, where FRFS representatives will share information on a variety of topics relevant to credit unions. For more information, visit the CUNA website (Off-site).


The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) will hold its annual ICBA LIVE event, attracting thousands of community bankers to Orlando, Florida. From March 14-17, FRFS representatives will engage with core service providers, fintechs and community bankers from across the U.S. on ways to stay competitive in an ever-changing market.

Attendees are encouraged to stop by the FRFS booth #426 in the exhibit hall for opportunities to connect with the Fed on timely payments topics. Visit the ICBA LIVE website (Off-site) for event information.

Nacha Smarter Faster Payments 2024

Meet with FRFS at Nacha’s Smarter Faster Payments conference in Miami, May 6-9. Fed representatives will join payments professionals from financial institutions, industry associations, solution providers and other ecosystem participants for one of the largest industry education conferences of the year.

In addition to an exhibit hall booth, Fed speakers will present on a variety of topics, including fraud mitigation and addressing scams with information sharing, instant payments and the FedNow® Service, interbank connectivity through ISO® 20022 standards and the ACH network’s current state.

list of Nacha speakers and their titles.

A highlight of the conference will be the Federal Reserve Town Hall, where audience members will hear perspectives from Fed leaders on efforts to foster the accessibility, integrity and efficiency of the U.S. payment system. For a full list of topics and conference sessions with Fed speakers, visit our Events page and the Nacha website (Off-site).


The Federal Reserve Banks do not sponsor or endorse any of the non-Federal Reserve Bank-related products, parties or entities mentioned in this publication.

*Note that speakers and sessions are subject to change.

“FedNow” is a service mark of the Federal Reserve Banks. A list of marks related to financial services products that are offered to financial institutions by the Federal Reserve Banks is available at FRBservices.org®. “ISO” is a registered trademark of the International Organization for Standardization.