Amy Cuddy, an expert on the behavioral science of power, presence, and prejudice, says it’s important to “press the pause button” when emotions run high in interactions with others.

Tuesday at GAC 2022

Day 3 includes Amy Cuddy keynote, breakout sessions, final exhibit hall day.

March 1, 2022

Amy Cuddy will open the third day of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) with a keynote speech titled “Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.” 

The keynote, sponsored by Podium, will run from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. ET and include the social psychologist, bestselling author, and Harvard lecturer discussing how people can affect their own thoughts, feelings, performance, and well-being by intentionally becoming more present, influential, compassionate, and satisfied in their professional and personal lives. 

An expert on the behavioral science of power, presence, and prejudice, Cuddy’s TED Talk, “Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are,” is the second-most popular TED Talk ever and was named by The Guardian as “One of 20 Online Talks that Could Change Your Life.”

Tuesday, which is the final day the exhibit hall is open, will give conference attendees an opportunity to dig into topics across the industry, including

  • How Technology has Revolutionized Member Service
  • Love My Credit Union Rewards
  • Digital Account Opening & Loan Origination
  • 5 Key Factors That Will Impact the Future of Credit Unions
  • Are We Serving the Underserved? 

Breakout sessions from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday include:

  • Digital in the Credit Union Movement: Awareness, Strategic Imperatives & Collaborative Opportunities
  • The Future of Grassroots & Communicating with Lawmakers
  • Insight on Alexandria: Behind the Scenes at NCUA
  • Improving Service to Women, an International Perspective
  • Cryptocurrency's Move to the Mainstream: How (and Why) Credit Unions Should Prepare
  • Rethinking Your Payments Strategy to Meet Member Expectations (Presented by CO-OP)

Breakout sessions from 2:30 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. Tuesday include:

  • Laying the Foundation for a Transformational Digital Lending Experience (Presented by Origence, A CU Direct Brand)
  • Putting it All Together: Enhancing your Advocacy Through Strategic Communications
  • New Sheriff in Town: What to Expect From the CFPB Under Director Rohit Chopra
  • Credit Unions & the 2022 Midterm Elections: A Look Ahead
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: The Key to Advancing Communities, Financial Well-being for All and our Future
  • Credit Union CEO Roundtable Discussions & Idea Exchange (Presented by CUNA Councils)
  • Economic Update & Implications for Credit Unions (Sponsored by FIS)

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