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CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC)

February 26 - March 2, 2023, Washington D.C.

2022 Schedule

All times listed are in Eastern Timezone (ET)

Noon - 7:00 pm – Conference Check-in

1:30 – 3:30 pm – Small CU Roundtable with Tom Sakash (Sponsored by Envisant and CUNA Mutual Group)

2:30 – 3:15 pm – Attendee Orientation

4:00 – 5:00 pm – General Session - ED (Filene) Talk – with Mick Ebeling (Sponsored by CUNA Councils)

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

7:00 am – 4:30 pm – Conference Check-in

8:00 – 9:15 am – Exhibit Hall, Breakfast & Theater Sessions (Industry Trends)

  • West Theater
    • 8:15 - 9:00 am: Digital Strategy Imperatives that Credit Unions Cannot Ignore (Presented by Fiserv)
  • East Theater
    • 8:15 - 9:00 am: Driving Financial Well-being and Enhancing Member Lives Using AI (Presented by Scienaptic)

9:30 – 11:30 am – Opening General Session with Kevin Carroll (Sponsored by CO-OP Financial Services) 

11:30 – 12:45 pm – Exhibit Hall, Lunch & Theater Sessions

  • West Theater
    • 11:35 - 11:55 am: CU Board & Committees: Paths for Training & Designations (Presented by CUNA)
    • Noon - 12:20 pm: Using RegTech to Establish an Armor of Compliance (Presented by CUNA)
    • 12:25 - 12:35 pm: Training & Development for Today’s World (Presented by CUNA)
  • East Theater
    • 11:40 am - 12:05 pm: Strengths Revealed: Evolving Alongside a Pandemic (Presented by FTSI, Open Lending, Statflo, VikingCloud)
    • 12:10 – 12:25 pm: Digital Communication is Now More Important Than Ever (Presented by Eltropy)
    • 12:30 – 12:45 pm: The Great Resignation: The Impact to C-Suite Compensation and Benefits (Presented by TriscendNP)

1:00 – 2:45 pm – General Session: Advocacy Update with Ryan Donovan, Chief Advocacy Officer, CUNA (Sponsored by CO-OP Financial Services)

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Breakout Sessions 

  • Supercharge Your Credit Union's Mission: Increase Membership Growth & Advance the Communities You Serve
  • The Real Real on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Capitol Hill Update: An Insider's View of Congress & How it Works
  • What’s New on the Litigation Front?
  • Unifying Data for Connected Experiences  (Presented by PSCU)
  • Top Issues in Key Management Areas  (Presented by CUNA Councils)

5:30 pmWegner Awards Dinner at the Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Marquis Hotel (separate registration required)

7:30 am - 4:30 pm – Conference Check-in

8:00 – 9:15 am – Exhibit Hall, Breakfast & Theater Sessions (Industry Trends)

  • West Theater
    • 8:15 - 9:00 am: Strategizing Digital to Unify Loans & Deposits (Presented by Newgen Software Inc.)
  • East Theater
    • 8:15 - 9:00 am: How Technology has Revolutionized Member Service (Presented by Backbase USA)

9:30 – 11:30 amGeneral Session - Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges with Amy Cuddy (Sponsored by Podium)

11:30 – 1:00 pm – Exhibit Hall, Lunch & Theater Sessions

  • West Theater - Product Demonstrations
    • 11:33 – 11:40 am: Appointment and Lobby Management (Presented by FTSI, L6)
    • 11:42 – 11:49 am: CSI InfoSlips: Driving Digital Engagement Through Interactive Statements (Presented by Computer Services Inc)
    • 11:51 – 11:58 am: Love My Credit Union Rewards (Presented by CU Solutions Group)
    • Noon – 12:07 pm: CuneXus Perpetual Lending (Presented by CUNA Mutual Group)
    • 12:09 – 12:14 pm: Digital Member Service Platform (Presented by Glia)
    • 12:16 – 12:23 pm: Directlink (Presented by IMS)
    • 12:25 – 12:32 pm: Digital Account Opening Platform (Presented by Narmi)
    • 12:34 – 12:41 pm: Statflo (Presented by Statflo)
    • 12:43 – 12:50 pm: Personal Digital Engagement Platform (Presented by Agent IQ, Lynq)
    • 12:52 – 12:59 pm: Digital Account Opening & Loan Origination (Presented by Alkami)
  • East Theater - Lightning Sessions
    • 11:45 – 11:52 am - Boost.ai
    • 11:54 am – 12:01 pm - Equifax
    • 12:03 – 12:10 pm - Adlumin
    • 12:12 – 12:19 pm - Zogo Finance
    • 12:21 – 12:28 pm - Constellation Digital Partners
    • 12:30 – 12:37 pm - Finalytics.ai
    • 12:39 – 12:46 pm - Raisin DS
    • 12:48 - 12:55 pm - Interface.ai

1:00 – 2:15 pm – Breakout Sessions  

  • 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)

2:30 – 3:45 pm – Breakout Sessions 

  • 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 CUs (Sponsored by FIS)

3:45 – 5:00 pm – Exhibit Hall, Theater Sessions & Closing Reception

  • West Theater
    • 4:00 - 4:45 pm: Are We Serving the Underserved? (Presented by Zest AI)
  • East Theater
    • 4:00 - 4:45 pm: 5 Key Factors That Will Impact the Future of Credit Unions (Presented by Curinos)

Evening Open 
 

7:45 - 11:30 am – Conference Check-in

8:00 – 9:00 am – Breakfast in General Session

9:00 – 11:00 am – Closing General Session - A Conversation with Reince Priebus and Thomas “Mack” McLarty. III”

Afternoon Hill Hikes (contact your state league for information)

7:00 - 11:00 pm – CUNA GAC Closing Party at the Marriott Marquis Hotel Ballroom (Sponsored by Adlumin, Kasasa, Everfi and Amazon Business)

Hill Hikes

Schedule is subject to change. All sessions take place at the Washington Convention Center unless noted otherwise. The following sessions are closed to the Press:

  • Small Credit Union Roundtable
  • Credit Union CEO Roundtable Discussions & Idea Exchange
  • Capitol Hill Update: An Insider's View of Congress & How it Works