CUNA has announced 2017 dates for two educational and networking events.
The 2017 CUNA National Credit Union Roundtable for Board Leadership will be held Aug. 11-13 in Las Vegas.
The event gathers board members from the largest, most influential credit unions for a far-reaching, solutions-oriented conversation on key challenges in the credit union movement.
“This is the kind of networking event that pushes the movement forward,” said James Carrick, CUNA vice president of learning events. “Concise, impactful presentations from industry experts spur productive discussions that bring credit unions closer together in order to identify viable solutions for today’s challenges.”
Hosted and facilitated by industry experts, the CUNA National Credit Roundtable for Board Leadership addresses a wide array of priorities and challenges, including innovation, economics and cybersecurity.
Also, CUNA Credit Union Finance for Volunteers & Staff will be held May 3-5 in Nashville. The conference provides mid-level staff and leadership as well as board members, provides a fundamental education in credit union financial concepts, terminology and functions.
“Financials is obviously important at financial institutions, so those professionals in all credit union departments should have working knowledge of financial statements and asset-liability management,” said Michelle Johnson, CUNA instructional design manager. “This event enables credit union decision makers to confidently and capably provide input into financial strategy and functions, even if they have no finance experience.”
Led by Tim Harrington, president of the credit union consulting, strategic planning and training firm TEAM Resources, the event is filled with high-impact content on the fundamentals of credit union finance. Topics include:
Board members who attend the conference can earn the CUNA Board Financial Literacy Certificate, which fully satisfies the NCUA’s requirements of financial education for board members.