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2019 OSC eCommerce Announcement

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I am pleased to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Office of the State Controller will hold its 2019 eCommerce Conference at the NCSU McKimmon Center (located at 1101 Gorman Street in Raleigh). Presentations will include emerging trends in the eCommerce payment industry, ways to better secure card transactions, and real-world case studies of cybersecurity as well as many other relevant topics. Additional information can be found in the conference agenda.

Many of the state’s eCommerce vendors have been invited to attend the conference and will be available so you may learn more about the services offered. Staff from several of the card brands will be in attendance as well as staff from First Data, Bank of America, and Coalfire. They will be available to talk with you and answer any questions you may have. In addition, representatives from Department of Administration and Secretary of State will be available to answer questions about the eProcurement and eNotary Programs respectively.

The conference registration fee is $65 per attendee and includes breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks, and a buffet lunch. The doors to McKimmon Center will open at 7:00 a.m., and participant check-in/breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. The conference will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m. Conference participants will be eligible to receive up to seven (7) Continuing Professional Education credit hours.

Room seating capacity is limited to 300 participants. Registrations will be accepted on a “first-come” basis and will end once the stated capacity has been reached. To register for this conference, visit the Office of the State Controller website.

Please register as soon as possible as the deadline for registration is April 5, 2019. Payments must be made on or before this date. After this date, no requests for refunds will be considered. Payment can be made by credit card or electronic transfer in the Cash Management Control
System (CMCS) to the Office of State Controller. Please note the change in how payments should be made. Agencies should register attendees individually (with separate email addresses). Agencies using CMCS can submit one payment to cover all registration fees if all
necessary notations have been made.

If you are paying by electronic transfer, please follow the instructions below:

• NCAS agencies: Use IGO vendor number 561611588-03. For the cash management
transfer – in the description or remit message line you must include the following for
proper processing: Attendee full name; Reference 2019 OSC eCommerce
Conference.

• Non-NCAS agencies paying through CMCS: Use department code 4161 for
payment – in the description or remit message line, you must include the following for
proper processing: Attendee full name; Reference 2019 OSC eCommerce
Conference.

Payment must be received by April 10, 2019, or your registration will be cancelled. If you have questions, please contact Jan Prevo at jan.prevo@osc.nc.gov or 919-707-0714. We look forward to your participation in the conference and thank you for your service to our State.