DULUTH, Ga. (8/16/11)--Catalyst Corporate FCU’s first annual Economic Symposium in September, “Engaging a New Era,” will provide Georgia credit unions an opportunity to begin forming economic strategies to guide their institutions during the next 12 months. They also will have a chance to engage the new era ushered in by the launch of Catalyst Corporate FCU in Duluth, Ga. Scheduled three weeks after the projected merger of Georgia Corporate FCU and Southwest Bridge Corporate FCU, the Economic Symposium will be Catalyst Corporate’s first public event. The event is set for Sept. 28-29 at the Twelve Centennial Park Hotel in Atlanta. Six economists/financial industry experts will address symposium participants. Speakers include:
* Roger Tutterow, chief economic adviser to The Henssler Financial Group and professor of economics at Mercer University, who will provide an outlook on the local economy; * Tim Lerew, technology consultant, who will explore electronic wallets and other emerging technologies; * Tun Wai, vice president of research and chief economist for National Association of Federal Credit Unions, who will provide an economic outlook for the credit union industry; * Ben Rogers, research director for the Filene Research Institute, who will discuss recent credit union industry research and trend analysis; and * Cory Johnston, vice president of investment sales, and Brian Turner, director of advisory services, of Catalyst Strategic Solutions, who will discuss strategies for effectively managing credit union balance sheets.
The Economic Symposium is open to all credit unions. Catalyst will award up to five continuing professional education credits for attendance at this year’s Economic Symposium. For more information and to register, use the link.