Agenda for 2015 Summit

CONTACT: Patrick Keefe, NASCUS Communications, [email protected]/(703) 528-5974

Oct. 21-23 event in New Orleans offers unique blend of regulators, CU leaders

ARLINGTON, Va. – Over a three-day period, participants in the 2015 NASCUS State System Summit in New Orleans will engage in discussion of regulatory challenges, emerging technologies, current credit union issues, and the path forward for the state credit union system.

The Oct. 21-23, NASCUS Summit is the only annual gathering that is devoted exclusively to the state credit union system nationwide, including credit union regulators from every state, state-chartered credit union leaders and those supporting the state credit union system.

Nearly 20 speakers covering a wide range of regulatory, technological, legislative and legal topics in nine hours of general sessions, up to seven issues briefings and dialogs, and six separate breakout sessions are featured at the meeting, held at the New Orleans Sheraton Hotel.

Here’s a summary of the latest agenda for the meeting (subject to change):

Wednesday, Oct. 21:

8 a.m. (to 5 p.m.) Registration, information desk open

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

9:30 a.m. – Noon: General Session

  • Lucy Ito, NASCUS President and CEO
  • John Ryan, CSBS President and CEO; “Opportunities and Challenges for the State Regulatory System”
  • Adam Goldin, Moody’s Analytics; Economic Outlook

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

1:30 – 3 p.m.: Educational Breakouts

  • Making Big Data Smaller (Anne Legg, VP of Strategic Marketing, Fiserv Credit Union Solutions)
  • Disparate Impact is More Than Just A Regulatory Issue (Michael Cochrum, CU Direct)
  • The World According to the CFPB (Andrea Stritzke, Director of Lending Compliance, CUNA Mutual Group)

(Additional details on each of the breakout sessions is available at this link: Breakouts page on the NASCUS website).

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.: Educational Breakouts

  • Using Technology to Increase Lending Efficiencies (Michael Cochrum, CU Direct)
  • Protect Your Data: Embracing a New Paradigm For Credit Union Security (Vaughan Emery, CEO and President, CENTRI Technology)
  • Ensuring Bank Secrecy Act Compliance with Third Party Vendors (Franklin Drake, Partner. Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers)

(Additional details on each of the breakout sessions is available at this link: Breakouts page on the NASCUS website).

5 p.m.: Networking Reception

Thursday, Oct. 22:

8 a.m. Registration/Breakfast for all attendees

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

  • National Litigation; CUNA Mutual Group
  • CFPB Watch; Allyson B. Baker, Esq., Venable LLP
  • Legislative and Regulatory Update from Washington; Edward Mills, FBR Capital Markets & Co.
  • View Around the States; David Reed, Reed & Jolly

Noon – 1:30 p.m.: Luncheon (for all attendees)

2 – 5 p.m.: General Session

  • Rick Metsger, NCUA Board Member
  • FOM Panel (Facilitated by NCUA’s Rick Metsger)
  • 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

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
  • Next 50 Years of the State System (open forum)


Press interested in covering the event (those who have not already done so) should contact Pat Keefe of NASCUS at [email protected] or (703) 528-5974.

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