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League announces theme, speaker highlights for 2013 Convention Plan now to join other execs/activists for 2013 CUNA GAC Upcoming Events League announces theme, speaker highlights for 2013 Convention The League has announced that Mark Sievewright will provide keynote remarks at the 83rd Annual Convention.
The theme will be: "Passport to Success!" Sievewright's keynote topic will be "How the Future of Credit Unions will evolve in the Next 20 Years." He will also present a breakout session, "Competing to Win: Seven Strategies for Seven Trends in U.S. Financial Services."
Other speaker highlights will include Bill Hampel, Credit Union National Association Chief Economist.
These are just a few highlights of the sessions you will find at the Convention. We will be sharing details about more sessions in upcoming issues of Indepth.
Next year's Convention, to be held April 18-20, 2013, will return for the second year to the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center. Make your plans now to attend! Watch your mail and the League's Web site starting next month for more detailed information and registration details. See you there! Plan now to join other CU execs/activists for 2013 CUNA GAC Although the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) is still months away, we wanted to be sure you know this event will be held February 24-28, 2013.
As you know, as the largest and most impactful credit union conference, CUNA GAC is the one event that all credit unions should attend. This year’s event will focus on the challenges and opportunities for credit unions presented by the agenda of the soon-to-be elected 113th Congress.
Join other champions of the credit union movement and help us demonstrate to our newly elected and veteran representatives how our commitment to our members makes credit unions different from other financial institutions. The GAC is the credit union movement’s premier political event and its largest national conference. The theme for the 2013 GAC is Powerful Cause. Positive Effect. Click here for more information, including the full hotel and event registration packet.
"It is important for credit unions to have a strong presence on Capitol Hill. It is especially powerful when local constituents go to Washington, D.C.," said Dan Plauda, ICUL President/Chief Executive Officer. "Our political success over the years has been due in large part to organized events to educate lawmakers about credit unions. These Hill events are opportunities for attendees to visit their federal lawmakers to maintain a strong political and regulatory future." We appreciate your continued support and participation in our programs. We look forward to seeing you in Washington! Upcoming Events Check out "Dates" for details about other upcoming events.
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