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MasterCard Participates in “Innovation Project” Conference in Boston

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Gary Flood and Ed McLaughlin Discuss the Future of Commerce at Harvard University on March 20th</b></i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>To tweet this news, copy and paste: #MasterCard Participates in #IP2013organized by @pymnts </i><a href=''></a> </p>

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

MasterCard Participates in “Innovation Project” Conference in Boston09:01 EDT Tuesday, March 19, 2013 (Business Wire) -- MasterCard (NYSE: MA) WHAT:   MasterCard executives Gary Flood, President Global Products & Solutions, and Ed McLaughlin, Chief Emerging Payments Officer, are headlining the inaugural “Innovation Project” Conference (Twitter hashtag #IP2013) organized by   Gary Flood will host a round-table (March 20th, 9:45 am) that features former U.S. Vice President Al Gore alongside a group of industry executives, debating the impact of technology in a world that is moving from cash to electronic payments.   Ed McLaughlin will join a panel (March 20th, 11:30 am) that is exploring changing consumer behavior as the physical and the digital converge.   WHY: As a technology company in the global payments industry, MasterCard values the opportunity to convene different players in the eco-system and to advance the dialogue how electronic payments enable everyday commerce, economic growth and financial inclusion.   WHERE: Harvard University (Sanders Theatre), Cambridge/MA.   WHEN: March 20th   CONTACT:Marcy Cohen MasterCard (914) 249-2214 MasterCardMarcy Cohen,