CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the R2 | Retail Reinvention 2015, August 4 and 5 in Chicago.
The R2 | Retail Reinvention program will convene and connect leading retailers and merchants with the financial institutions, innovators, investors, analysts and disruptors that are working to reinvent the retail, payments and commerce ecosystem for the digital age. The 2-day summit will help to provide a content rich experience that will allow these stakeholders to build the partnerships necessary to navigate the current wave of tech disruption and chart the future of retail technology.
Phil Heasley, President and CEO of ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of electronic payment solutions, will be joining Karen Webster, CEO of PYMNTS.com, as the program’s opening keynote address at R2 | Retail Reinvention 2015 on August 4th -5th, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Heasley’s keynote will kick off the R2 summit, which will bring together the retail industry’s leading CEOs, senior management, visionaries and academics for 2 days of 8 interactive sessions that form the basis for retail’s 2016 strategic plan. With a theme of “Wake UP to New,” R2 will bring to life the advancements driving innovation and disruption, spotlight current and future business models, and give retailers a clear vision into what’s working today, what’s possible, what to avoid, and what to incorporate into their plans for the year to come in order to be prepared for the next wave of payments and commerce disruption.