PRESS RELEASE

Aug. 19, 2015

CONTACT: Patrick Keefe, NASCUS Communications/703-528-5974, pkeefe@nascus.org

NASCUS SUMMIT, OCT. 21-23, FEATURES TECH, REG, LEG AND MORE
Nearly 20 speakers over three days in New Orleans to inform state CU system

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Nearly 20 speakers covering a wide range of regulatory, technological, legislative and legal topics in nine hours of general sessions, seven issues briefings and dialogs, and six separate breakout sessions are featured in the 2015 NASCUS State System Summit, Oct. 21-23 in New Orleans.

The 2015 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.

The three-day conference features educational sessions, dialogue between state regulators and credit unions, and general sessions focusing on current issues and developments of interest to the entire state system.

“Our Summit is unique in bringing together credit union regulators and practitioners for open dialogue and mutual exchange,” said Lucy Ito, NASCUS president and CEO. “This year is our 50th Anniversary edition, and we’ve developed a program aimed at helping the state system prepare for the next half century, addressing the key issues across the spectrum of interests to the state credit union system, including technology, legislation and developments in the marketplace.”

Among the key speakers at the 2015 NASCUS Summit:

  • NCUA Vice Chairman Rick Metsger, who will facilitate a panel on credit union field of membership;
  • Cyber security professional James Risler of Cisco Systems, who will address the latest challenges and developments related to network security;
  • An overview of a new biometrics systems for securing member verification, Mike Groat and Bob Long of Daon;
  • CFPB expert and Attorney Allyson B. Baker of Venable LLP, who will discuss recent trends with the consumer agency and what they mean for credit unions and financial institutions at large;
  • Payday lending analyst Nick Bourke of the Pew Charitable Trusts, who will discuss the CFPB payday lending framework and it means for credit unions and other depositories, as well as state regulators;
  • Economist Adam Goldin of Moody’s Analytics, who will give an overview of the economy, including a glimpse at where it may be going;
  • Filene Research Institute’s Cynthia Campbell, who will detail the top five innovations for credit unions in 2015 identified by the nation’s top think tank for credit unions.

A complete list of speakers is at the link below;

In addition, six breakout sessions over nine hours will focus on such topics as big data, disparate impact, data protection and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance.

The 2015 NASCUS Summit is being held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (500 Canal Street).

LINKS:
Speakers, 2015 NASCUS State System Summit (confirmed to date)
Agenda, 2015 NASCUS State System Summit (subject to change)
General information (including registration), 2015 NASCUS State System Summit

Information Contact:
Patrick Keefe, Director of Communications, pkeefe@nascus.org or (703) 528-5974

The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) is the primary resource and voice of the state governmental agencies that charter, regulate and examine the nation’s state-chartered credit unions. NASCUS membership is made up of state-chartered credit unions, state regulators and other supporters of the state credit union system. NASCUS is the only organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of the state credit union charter and the autonomy of state credit union regulatory agencies.