Attendees of the 2022 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) will dig into a variety of topics during breakout sessions during the event.
The credit union movement’s premier conference features breakout sessions on advocacy, financial well-being, cryptocurrency, technological advancements, the state of the economy, and more.
Breakout sessions include:
Financial Well-Being for all: Mission-Driven Transformations. This session will examine how credit unions use mission-driven strategies, tools, collaborations, and communication strategies to improve financial well-being for all and advance the communities they serve.
The Real Real on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. How does this time of increasing uncertainty influence how we lead diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts? Discover how DEI efforts can be a differentiator, how to start the journey, and how to build an inclusive workplace culture.
Capitol Hill Update: An Insider's View of Congress & How it Works. An evenly divided Congress presents challenges and opportunities in credit unions’ advocacy efforts. Learn about credit unions’ advocacy agenda, lobbying in-person and virtually, and best practices for messaging Democrats and Republicans.
What’s New on the Litigation Front? Given the constantly evolving legal landscape, what litigation “hot spots” should credit union leaders watch?
Unifying Data for Connected Experiences. How does unified data drive connected experiences for members lead to credit union growth?
Top Issues in Key Management Areas. Top priorities of compliance, risk, finance, lending, human resources, marketing, business development, operations, and technology leaders.
Digital in the Credit Union Movement: Awareness, Strategic Imperatives & Collaborative Opportunities. Members of the Credit Union System Digitization Working Group will describe how they’ve worked to identify the strategic imperatives, gaps, and opportunities for credit unions to thrive.
The Future of Grassroots & Communicating with Lawmakers. While grassroots advocacy has changed over the years, communicating with lawmakers remains a continuous process. Learn how leveraging social media and combining analytics with real-life stories can help messages get through to legislators.
Improving Service to Women. Women face numerous obstacles when it comes to obtaining responsible financial products. Presenters will discuss how the international experience and focus can help attendees improve credit unions’ service to women and develop DEI.
Cryptocurrency's Move to the Mainstream. NCUA recently clarified that federally insured credit unions may provide such services through partnerships. What are the near-term opportunities, available technologies, and the cryptocurrency market’s longer-term outlook?
Laying the Foundation for a Transformational Digital Lending Experience. Understand how emerging lending technologies can aid individual credit unions in the transformation and digitization of their operations.
Enhancing your Advocacy Through Strategic Communications. Telling the credit union story is a critical piece of the movement’s 360-degree advocacy strategy.
What to Expect from the CFPB Under Director Rohit Chopra. Rohit Chopra took over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in October 2021 and is expected to take the bureau in a different direction.
Credit Unions & the 2022 Midterm Elections: A Look Ahead. The 2022 midterm elections are fast approaching, with control of Congress at stake. Learn what issues will decide the election and what individuals can do to ensure the credit union movement’s voice is heard.
The Key to Advancing Communities, Financial Well-Being for All and our Future. DEI thought leaders share steps they have taken to help move the needle on issues like banking deserts and financial equity and inclusion to bridge economic gaps for underserved and marginalized groups.
Economic Update & Implications for CUs. CUNA economists will explore the decreasing relevance of longstanding economic assumptions, relationships, and metrics; the Fed’s changing influence; the increasing importance of politics; accelerating demographic shifts; widening disparities in financial well-being; and changing prospects for lending and general credit union operating results.
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