Wednesday, Oct. 21:

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Registration and information desk open

8 a.m.: Breakfast for attendees


7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Council Annual Meeting Breakfast

8:45 a.m.: Opening Ceremonies and Welcome Remarks

  • Steve Pleger, NASCUS Chairman, GA
  • Linda Childs, President and CEO, TNConnect Credit Union
  • John Ducrest, Commissioner, Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions
  • New Orleans Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin (invited)
  • Anne Cochran, President and CEO, Louisiana Credit Union League (invited)

9 a.m. - Noon: General Session

Noon - 1 p.m.: Luncheon (for all attendees) Sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group

Noon - 1:15 p.m. : Regulators' and Council Annual Meeting Luncheon

1:30 - 3 p.m.: Educational Breakouts (click on each topic for description/speakers)

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Educational Breakouts (click on each topic for description/speakers)

5 -- 6:30 p.m..: Chairmen’s Networking Reception/Pierre Jay Award

Thursday, Oct. 22:

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Registration and information desk open

8 a.m.: Breakfast for all attendees

8 a.m. - Noon: Credit Union Council Issues Briefing

9 a.m. - Noon: Interagency Dialogue for State and Federal Regulators (Regulators Only)

  • NCUA Regional Breakouts

Noon - 1 p.m.: Luncheon (for all attendees)

1 - 1:45 p.m.:The 2016 Elections: What the Future May Hold (Facilitator: Al Ralston, BECU, WA)

2 - 5 p.m.: General Session

  • The Hon. Rick Metsger, NCUA Board Member
  • Field of Membership (FOM) Panel (Co-facilitators: Lucy Ito, NASCUS President and CEO;Rick Metsger, NCUA Board Vice Chairman )
    • Linda Jekel, Director of Credit Unions, Department of Financial Institutions, State of Washington
    • David Reed, Reed and Jolly, LLC
    • Matthew Biliouris, Deputy Director, NCUA Office of Consumer Protection
  • CUSOs: Using the Power of Collaboration to Strengthen Credit Unions/ Guy Messick, Messick & Lauer P.C.
  • Biometrics ("The Next Big Thing"); Securing Verification in a Way Your Members Will Love/Bob Long, SVP, Identity X; Mike Groat, Partner, Identity X

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: President’s Reception

Friday, Oct. 23:

8:30 a.m. - Noon: General Session

  • The CFPB Payday Loan Framework and What it Means for Depositories and State Regulators/Nick Bourke, Project Director, Consumer Finance, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Cybersecurity Challenges/James Risler, Cisco Systems
  • Filene’s Top Five of 2015/Cynthia Campbell, Director of Impact and Labs, Filene
  • The State System: The Next 50 Years (open forum)/ Lucy Ito, NASCUS President and CEO; Steve Pleger, NASCUS Chairman, GA; Linda Childs, President and CEO, TNConnect Credit Union

Noon.: Conference Concludes


NASCUS members: $1,095
Non-member rate: $1,395
Guest Fee: $500.00

For more information, contact NASCUS Vice President of Education Isaida Woo, at, or call 703-528-8351.

Additional Information

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