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2014 GAC Agenda

This schedule is subject to change

 

Sunday, February 23

Noon - 8:30 p.m. - Conference Registration and Welcome Center Open - Level 1 - East Registration

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - First Time Attendee Orientation - Room 202

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Special Session: NCUA's Proposal on Risk-Based Capital

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Small Credit Union Roundtable - Room 207

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Young Professionals Reception - Sponsored by CUNA Councils - The Lounge at the Conference Center

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception - Level 2 - Hall D

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Opening Concert: Eddie Money* Presented by CUNA Councils - Level 2 - Hall D

Note: Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

 

Monday, February 24

7:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Conference Registration and Welcome Center Open - Level 1 - East Registration

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Exhibit Hall Open - Breakfast - Level 2 - Hall D

8:40 a.m. - Patriotic Opening - US Marine Corps Band

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Opening General Session - Level 2 - Hall E

  • Invocation - Father Conroy
  • Presentation of Colors: US Joint Armed Forces Color Guard
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Patty Kimmel, Chairman, Defense Credit Union Council
  • National Anthem: US Marine Corps Band
  • Bill Cheney, President & CEO, Credit Union National Association

9:45 - 10:35 a.m. - Keynote Speaker

10:35 - 11:05 a.m. - General Session - Level 2 - Hall D

  • Pat Wesenberg, Chairman, Credit Union National Association
  • Debbie Matz, Chairman, National Credit Union Administration

11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Open - Lunch provided - Level 2 - Hall D

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - CUNA Annual General Meeting

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - General Session - Level 2 - Hall E

  • CUNA Member Benefit Awards
  • Legislative and Political Update, CUNA Advocacy Staff
  • Media Panel: Tucker Carlson (Fox and Friends Weekend), Lauren French (Politico) and Ylan Mui (Washington Post)
  • Political awards

5:30 - 9:00 p.m. - National Credit Union Foundation Dinner - Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards - Grand Hyatt Washington

Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Separate ticketed event: Buy your tickets today.

 

Tuesday, February 25

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Conference Registration and Welcome Center Open - Level 1 - East Registration

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast - Concourse to General Session

8:30 - Noon - General Session - Level 2 - Hall E

  • Musical opening: Howard Gospel Choir
  • Political Awards
  • Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)
  • Dennis Pierce, CUNA Chairman's Report
  • Gigi Hyland, Executive Director, National Credit Union Foundation
  • Michael Fryzel, Board Member, National Credit Union Administration
  • Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
  • Richard Metsger, Board Member, National Credit Union Administration
  • Se. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
  • Se. Tim Johnson (S-SD)

10:45 - 11:35 a.m. - Keynote Speaker

Noon - 3:45 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Open - Lunch provided - Level 2 - Hall D

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. - Breakout Sessions

  • Top Exam Issues and Guidance - Room 202A
  • Latest Developments in Payments - Room 201
  • How You Can Be a Consumers' Best Financial Partner - Room 206
  • The 2014 Midterm Elections & Your Credit Union - Room 207 A
  • Dynamics of Housing Finance Reform Legislation & Why CU's Should be Paying Attention - Room 202 B
  • What's Next for Capital Reform? - Room 207 B

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Breakout Sessions

  • An Engaged Board and Their Role in Advocacy - Room 202B
  • Anatomy of Gridlock - Why Isn't Congress Working and What Can Be Done About It? - Room 201
  • Data and Cybersecurity in an Evolving Environment - Room 206
  • The Regulatory Tsunami: Is it Over? - Room 207 A
  • Economic Update - Room 202 A
  • The Impact of Federal Policies on Credit Union Lending Programs - Room 207 B

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - NCUA Board and Regional Director's Meet & Greet - Welcome Center, Level 1 - East Registration

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Late Night at the GAC -  The Capitol Steps - Presented by Credit Union National Association - Renaissance Washington, Grand Ballroom

Note: Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and show starts promptly at 9:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, February 26

8:00 a.m. - Noon - Conference Registration and Welcome Center Open - Level 1 - East Registration

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast at the Convention Center

8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - General Session - Level 2 - Hall E

  • Rep. Peter King (R-NY)
  • Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.VA)
  • Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
  • Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)
  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA)
  • Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA)
  • Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA)
  • Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
  • Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK)
  • Bill Cheney, President & CEO, Credit Union National Association

Noon - 4:00 p.m. - Credit Union House Open House

Noon - 5:00 p.m. - Capitol Hill Visits

4:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring and Alphonse Desjardins Award Reception - Renaissance Washington, Renaissance Ballroom

Note: By invitation

7:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Gala Reception and Dance with new band, Amaretto - Presented by CO-OP Financial Services - Renaissance Washington, Grand Ballroom

 

Thursday, February 27

Capitol Hill Visits Continue

 

Travel Home Safely! 

Prepare for GAC

To help you prepare for the Governmental Affairs Conference, our briefing material is available online at the CUNA Congressional Visit Material page. Among the items available is our Legislative Briefing Webcast. This latest edition was created specifically for the Governmental Affairs Conference. It is a 30 minute walk through of the major issues we will be asking participants to discuss in their meetings on Capitol Hill. We hope this will be helpful for you ahead of the conference.