The Credit Union National Association’s annual Governmental Affair Conference is coming up this March at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. An influential draw for accomplished and influential economic thinkers, the conference provokes an onslaught of conversation geared toward working with the government in the spirit of America’s fiscal well-being. The association at the core of this widespread and highly regarded event — CUNA — is the ideal mediator of the great minds involved and topics explored.
CUNA is the largest trade association in the country. According to its website, “CUNA serves America’s nearly 7,000 credit unions, which are owned by more than 100 million consumer members.” The organization’s service stretches across a broad spectrum of interests, some of which include governmental and political efforts, public relations representation, educational and training programs, and more.
The conference will reflect CUNA’s status in the world of American credit unions by featuring a few well-known and highly regarded keynote speakers. Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief- of the prolific Huffington Post Media Group, will share wisdom from her vast experience in political and social communications. Former White House Press Secretary, Ari Fleischer will also share some thoughts from his time managing media and crisis communication for the Bush presidency.
In addition to these amazing speakers, the conference will be broken up into a series of several different events, meetings and open exhibit halls. The event’s top talks will be the breakout discussions taking place throughout the conference. Some of these conversation topics include Stopping Merchant Data Breaches and the Future of Payments Security and The Politics & Policies of Tax Reform and its Implications to Credit Unions.
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CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference
March 8-12, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001