The 2019 Discovery Conference will provide attendees with key insights that will deepen their industry knowledge and advance their strategic planning. The complimentary online conference will take place Thursday, Aug. 15, and all New York credit union professionals and volunteers are encouraged to register for CUNA Mutual Group’s 10th annual event.
The session will also include leading keynote speakers Tom Koulopoulos, founder & chairman of the Delphi Group; and Jim Marous, internationally recognized financial industry strategist, co-publisher of the Financial Brand and owner and publisher of the Digital Banking Report.
Koulopoulos will discuss ideas to drive an organization’s efforts to increase innovation and better ways to leverage its creativity. His keynote presentation will also focus on how issues of culture, generations and leadership impact how innovation occurs.
Marous will focus on the trends that are impacting the credit union industry the most and how credit union employees and members can respond to them.
The session will also include hot topic chats focusing on current trends and understanding member pain points from recent consumer borrowing research. Steven Rick, chief economist for CUNA Mutual Group, will discuss the global economy and specifically, how the overall financial sector and Federal Reserve affect the U.S. economy, as well as an in-depth discussion about interest rates. He will also explain the trends of savings and loan activity and weigh the influence of future economic events on growth patterns out into 2020 and beyond.
Other topics include: the quest to attract younger credit union members; what it takes to execute a digital transformation strategy; what it means for succession planning; fostering digital clout in credit unions; and more.
To learn more or to register, visit CUNA Mutual Group’s website.