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The RDC Forum: Atlanta  
On the Road to Success with Remote Deposit Capture

Monday, March 27, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
Atlanta, GA
The RDC Forum 1-Day events are the industry’s only gatherings dedicated to the Remote Deposit Capture Industry. Hosted by, the industry’s leading independent resource for all RDC news, analysis, and information (and the Industry’s de facto trade association), the RDC Forums will help financial institutions succeed with Remote Deposit Capture. 

This exclusive event is only open to financial institutions, corporate end-users, event sponsors, and site sponsors of Space is limited to only 100 attendees, and at an unbelievable price; just $349 for Members (and $499 for non-members). Price includes registration for the full day plus all event materials.

The RDC Forum covers all aspects of RDC, including Mobile Deposit, Small Business RDC, and Corporate RDC. Detailed and unique insights from will enable attendees to improve profitability, increase adoption, enhance customer value, reduce risk, and exceed your Remote Deposit Capture goals and objectives. 

If your financial institution offers any form of remote deposit capture, mobile deposit, etc. and you work in proximity to the largest city in the South, you need to attend this one-day event in downtown Atlanta.
What to Expect:
  • Engaging peer interaction and discussions
  • Benchmarking and best practices
  • Powerful content and thought leadership
    • Risk Management
    • Mobile
    • Trends
    • Solutions
  • Expert Speakers
  • Knowledge to make informed decisions
  Who Should Attend:
  • RDC Product Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Risk Managers
With minimal time away from the office and little to no travel expense, you can’t afford to miss the RDC Forum in Atlanta. 

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Registration Eligibility
RDC Forum Event registration is open to individuals representing financial institutions, corporate end-users, event sponsors, site sponsors and
media/association partners of 
Vendor and solution provider registration is limited only to RDC Forum sponsors and site sponsors.

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Thus far, representatives from the following organizations are attending the RDC Forum Atlanta:
  • AgriBank
  • Alogent
  • Atlanta Postal Credit Union
  • Bank of the Ozarks
  • Canon U.S.A., Inc.
  • CharterBank
  • D+H
  • Digital Check Corp.
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Hamilton State Bank
  • KeyBank
  • M&T Bank
  • Oconee Federal
  • Panini
  • PaymentsFirst
  • PNC Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Rabo AgriFinance
  • South State Bank
  • Synovus Financial Corp
  • Wilson Bank & Trust
  • and more!

Premium Sponsor

RDC Forum Sponsors

Time Session Title / Topic Brief Description
7:45 - 8:30 AM Registration Registration open for attendees.
8:30 - 9:15 AM Pulse on the Market Industry overview and update; the latest trends, issues and insights.
9:15 - 9:45 AM Federal Reserve Update An update from the Federal Reserve on their Payments Modernization Initiative.
9:45 - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break Break courtesy of Premium Sponsor:

10:00 - 10:50 AM Capabilities Benchmarking Benchmark your FI's RDC capabilities across consumer, small business and corporate segments.
10:50 - 12:00 PM Solution Spotlight Spotlight presentations on the latest innovations and solutions from throughout the industry.
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch Attendees have lunch on their own or with sponsors.
1:3 0- 2:45 PM RDC Risk Management Strategies, Tactics, Capabilities, Innovative Approaches, Benchmarking and more.
2:45 - 3:15 PM Top 5 RDC Audit Findings & Resolutions Hear directly from an Auditor who's performed dozens of Audits.
3:15 - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break Break courtesy of Premium Sponsor:

3:30 - 4:30 PM Team Exercise: Mobile, Small Biz, Corporate Insights An active group competition and networking exercise to develop winning RDC programs for the Mobile (Consumer) and Small Business markets.
4:30 - 5:00 PM Planning and implementing a winning RDC Strategy A discussion covering the keys to success for the future or your RDC offerings.
5:15 - 7:00 PM Networking / Happy Hour An opportunity for networking and socialization.
(Cash bar)
*Agenda subject to change
  Donna Ashworth
EVP, Risk & Compliance
Donna Ashworth has over 27 years in the payments industry; she is the EVP, Risk & Compliance Officer of PaymentsFirst. Donna has spoken at numerous industry events and has participated on various committees including: AAP Blue Ribbon Panel; Board of Regents & Faculty, The Payments Institute; Audit Committee, Chair; and Operations Committee, Chair. Donna is a graduate of Murray State University.
  Alissa Fry-Harris
Director of Marketing
Alissa Fry-Harris oversees Alogent’s integrated marketing and communications strategies, including market analysis, brand management, media relations, lead generation, event and management. She regularly publishes client-focused case studies, research and white papers, educational webinars, client newsletters and industry reports.
  Chelle Gordon
Product Manager
Chelle Gordon has over 25 years in technology, over 14 of which are in banking technology. She is a Product Manager for NetCapture at D+H. Prior to D+H, she worked at Zions Bank on a variety of retail, business banking and payment systems. Chelle graduated from Brigham Young University and has an MBA in Information Technology Management from Western Governors University.


  John Leekley
Founder & CEO
John has over 25 years banking experience, the majority of which focused specifically upon Payments product management, strategy and development. Prior to starting, John held positions at HSBC Bank USA, Deutsche Bank, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Consulting, and has conducted independent consulting engagements for numerous Financial Institutions. Since founding, John has been a featured speaker at numerous industry & user conferences, annual meetings and industry gatherings. John is a primary resource to, and has been a featured speaker with the Federal Reserve, FFIEC, FDIC, US Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision and the National Credit Union Administration. John was a key resource to the FFIEC and assisted in the development of the FFIEC’s RDC Risk Management Guidelines and trained over 1,200 auditors. John continues to be involved in a similar capacity with other governmental agencies. John holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
  Keith Melton
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
Keith Melton is Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at the  Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Retail Payments Office with nationwide responsibility for strategic planning, business outreach, and enterprise support services. Mr. Melton also serves on the corporate board for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Network.

Rick Ooten
Digital Check Corp.
Vice President - Product Management
Rick joined Digital Check in 2008 and brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry focused on payment technologies. As VP of Product Management, Rick is responsible for the management of payment technology products and solutions including defining new product requirements, supporting the development process and final QA testing process. Rick resides in Johns Creek, GA.

  Steven Tang
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Executive, Sales Development

Steven Tang is an Executive, Sales Development at Canon USA., Inc. He is responsible for driving the growth of Canon’s CR Check Scanners and electronic payment solutions. Steven has overall business unit responsibility for delivering Canon solutions to financial institutions in North America.
  John Wezner
Digital Check Corp.
Director - Strategic Partnerships

John Wezner has been in the payment processing field for over 30 years with Unisys, Burroughs and Digital Check Corp. John has worked in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including technical management, sales management and product management, to help clients and partners worldwide achieve their business objectives. John is currently Managing Director for Digital Check Corp.

RDC Forum Sponsors


Digital Check is a technology leader in check scanners and peripherals for the banking industry. Our TellerScan®, award-winning CheXpress®, back-office BranchXpress®, and SmartSource line of scanners deliver reliable performance with superior MICR and image quality. Digital Check’s software solutions provide security, advanced image enhancement streamline check capture.

630 Dundee Rd., Ste. 210 Paul Rupple Email:
Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847- 446-2285 Website:


Alogent provides end-to-end payment processing, content management and digital account opening solutions to financial institutions, community and regional banks, and some of the largest national and international institutions. Our solutions are versatile, scalable, user-friendly, and exceptionally stable. Learn more about Alogent at
350 Technology Parkway NW #200   Email:
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 Tel: 888.332.7052 Website:

Canon U.S.A., Inc. is an industry leader in professional and consumer imaging equipment. Our extensive imageFORMULA scanner product line enables businesses to capture, store, and distribute information. The CR-Series Check Transports deliver outstanding value for fast duplex scanning, highly accurate MICR reading, and advanced image processing for a variety of check imaging applications.

One Canon Park Steven Tang Email:
Melville, NY 11747 Tel: 631-330-5568 Website:

D+H is a leading financial technology provider that the world's financial institutions rely on every day to help them grow and succeed. Our global payments, lending and financial solutions are trusted by nearly 8,000 banks, specialty lenders, community banks, credit unions, governments and corporations. For more information, visit
605 Crescent Executive Court, Suite 600 Cindy Doak 
Lake Mary, FL 32746 Tel: 503-274-7280 Website:
RDC Forum Atlanta
Regional Payments Association Partner

PaymentsFirst promotes growth and secure use of electronic payments through providing resources and support to identify and control risk and ensure rule and regulatory compliance for the benefit of the payments network.  It also provides education support to foster compliance, advancement and understanding of electronic payments.

Toll Free: (866) 993-3753 Local: (678) 384-9791 E-Mail:



Hilton Garden Inn - Downtown Atlanta
275 Baker Street
Atlanta, Georgia, 30313
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown Hotel, GA - Hotel Exterior Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown Hotel, GA - Pavilion Lobby
  • Contemporary hotel in the vibrant area of Atlanta’s Centennial Park District
  • Located one block from top Atlanta attractions including the Georgia Aquarium
  • Complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms 
  • Indoor/outdoor pool


Interested in exploring Atlanta? Stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown hotel, located 11 miles from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.  Enjoy complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms, suites, and public areas of the hotel.

Located in the heart of the Centennial Park District, this downtown Atlanta hotel is well situated for guests who want to experience the best attractions that Atlanta has to offer. The hotel is walking distance from the College Football Hall of Fame, Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coca-Cola, the CNN Center.

Dine at one of two on-site restaurants: savor American classics at The City View Room, or sample exotic seafood dishes at Legal Sea Foods. Additional restaurants are conveniently located across the street. Enjoy the convenience that the nearby MARTA rail brings. Hop on and explore Atlanta while staying at this downtown Atlanta hotel.



Session Descriptions 
Pulse on the Market

The first session of the day begins with status update of the overall industry. RDC has fueled branch transformation & enterprise risk management, and has been a critical driver of mobile banking. Recent developments continue to expand the use, markets, and applications of RDC solutions. In this session, we’ll share informed and unique insights obtained via polls, surveys, and research.  Stay abreast of the latest trends, technology, issues, and developments in the Remote Deposit Capture Industry by attending this session.
Topics to be covered:
•    RDC Industry Poll Results
•    RDC Market Maturity / Growth Opportunity
•    mRDC Transactional Value
•    Small Business Growth Opportunity
•    Industry Check Destruction Recommendations
•    Integrated Receivables Insights
•    RDC Innovation Roadmap
•    Risk / Benefit perception of RDC & mRDC
•    Risk Management Update
•    Functionality Benchmarking
•    New Tech Innovations
•    Industry Opportunities

RDC Risk Management

The technologies and application of RDC continue to evolve and transform. As the underlying technologies and uses for RDC change, so too must RDC Risk Management. Presented by John Leekley, advisor to the FFIEC and widely regarded as the preeminent industry expert on RDC, this session will focus upon evolving RDC Risk Management best practices, system capabilities, technological changes and trends, and address issues surrounding hot topics including Mobile Deposit and “Duplicate” prevention. Current fraud trends will be discussed, including ways to thwart the fraudsters, and a glimpse into the future of RDC Risk Management will be provided.

Key Learning Objectives:
•    Updated 2017 RDC Risk Management Best Practices
•    Current & Developing RDC Risk Management system functionality, including Mobile RDC
•    Current RDC Fraud Trends & Tactics
•    Putting Theory into Practice; thwarting the fraudsters
•    Evolving approaches to RDC Risk Management

Key Insights
•    Industry Data on Check Retention and Hold Times
•    Specific Functionality used in RDC Risk Management
•    Specific Segmented Risk Management Profile Setups
•    mRDC Industry Study results

Top 5 RDC Audit Findings & Resolutions
The FFIEC guidance, Risk Management of Remote Deposit Capture, was issued for examiners, financial institutions, and technology service providers to identify risks, evaluate controls, and assess risk management practices related to remote deposit capture systems.

Per the guidance:
•    An FI offering RDC should have sound risk management and mitigation systems in place and periodically conduct a risk assessment to identify the related types and levels of risk exposure.
•    Appropriate technology and process controls should be implemented to address operational risk.  
•    Effective risk measurement and monitoring systems should be implemented.

When did your FI last perform an RDC risk assessment?

Join Donna Ashworth, EVP & Risk & Compliance Officer of PaymentsFirst. Leveraging expertise in RDC compliance and risk management procedures, this session will reveal the Top 5 RDC Audit Findings & Resolutions.

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