ALBANY, N.Y. (9/19/12)--The Credit Union Association of New York has announced the slate of speakers for its 2012 Economic Forum, Nov. 1-2 in Albany, N.Y.
John Lass, senior vice president of strategy and business development for CUNA Mutual Group, Madison, Wis., and Nick Perna, resident economist at Alloya Corporate FCU, Albany, N.Y., and economics professor at Yale University, will discuss the most significant challenges and opportunities facing credit unions.
Perna specializes in economic analysis, forecasting and strategy. His Nov. 2 presentation, How Ben Bernanke Will Affect Your Credit Union During the Coming Year and Beyond, will explore the impact of Federal Reserve monetary policies on the day-to-day and longer-term running of credit unions.
Lass and Perna join keynote speaker Mark Sievewright of Fiserv, Brookfield, Wis.
Breakout speakers and topics include:
- Tim Bruculere, Alloya Corporate FCU, Why Now is the Time to Be Thinking About Liquidity;
- Andrew Kohl, Alloya Corporate FCU, 2013 U.S. Economic Outlook: Economic Growth & Interest Rates; and
- Kristina Muller and Gregory Perry, Balance Sheet Solutions, Warrenville, Ill., Investing in an Uncertain World.
The 2012 Economic Forum is open to credit union leaders nationwide.