Photo Gallery: A Windy City welcome

Photo gallery: A Windy City welcome

Co-located CUNA Technology and Operations & Member Experience Council Conferences underway in Chicago.

September 11, 2019

Nearly 600 credit union leaders, including 150 first-timers, are gathering in Chicago for the co-located 2019 CUNA Technology Council and Operations & Member Experience Council Conferences.

Following the CUNA Technology Council’s 6th Annual Security Summit, Sarah Thomas, the National Football League’s first female referee, kicked off the conference Wednesday by recounting how other leaders can learn from how she tackled this role.

Following are photos from the conference.

  • Slide 01

    Never give up your dreams, even when the odds are against you, says Wednesday keynoter Sarah Thomas.

  • Slide 02

    CUNA's Natalie Sherry (right) registers a conference attendee.

  • Slide 03

    The CUNA Councils held a silent auction during the show to benefit Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

  • Slide 04

    Data analytics, process automation, and fintech providers topped the agenda during Wednesday’s Technology Exchange.

  • Slide 05

    Attendees share big ideas and best practices during the COO Exchange.

  • Slide 06

    Current and former CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Executive Committee members take a tour of Wrigley Field.

  • Slide 07

    “Ice-breaker bingo” brings the conferences' 150 first-time attendees together.

  • Slide 08

    POPi/o, a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider, offers in-branch video collaboration and other services.

  • Slide 09

    Kinecta Federal Credit Union’s Willis Chang (right), a CUNA Technology Council Executive Committee member, learns about cloud computing.

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