MADISON, Wis. (9/25/09)--Credit unions attending this year’s Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Community Credit Union and Growth Conference can hear from credit union experts on hard-hitting economic, legislative and regulatory issues affecting credit unions. The conference will be held in Las Vegas Oct. 21-24. It targets not only community credit unions, but all credit unions looking to grow, according to CUNA. The conference is a combination of the YES Summit, the Reach Out! Conference, and the Community Credit Union Conference. This year’s theme is “Share the vision. Shape the future.” The conference will feature several hard-hitting sessions regarding core issues facing credit unions. For example:
* Bill Hampel, CUNA chief economist, will provide an economic update and its impact on credit unions during the general session on Oct. 22. * Gigi Hyland, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board member, will provide an update from NCUA. She is slated to speak during the general session Oct. 23; and * CUNA’s Mary Dunn, senior vice president and deputy general counsel, and Ryan Donovan, vice president of legislative affairs, will provide attendees with a legislative and regulatory update during an afternoon general session Oct. 23.
Related breakout sessions include:
* “Handling Problem Loans in this Economy,” by Matt Davidson, consultant, and Keith Reynolds, vice president of lending, CEFCU, Peoria, Ill.; * “Mergers and Future Implications for Credit Unions,” by Frank Drake of Smith Debnam Narron Wyche Saintsing & Myers LLP; and * On The Radar: Credit Unions 2010, George Towle, The Rochdale Group.
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