Michael S. Barr is a Keynote Speaker at 2014 Conference

Financial Inclusion in Focus: From Vision to Reality

The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions invites you to join us at our Annual Conference, Financial Inclusion in Focus: From Vision to Reality, from May 14-16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Federation and its members will be celebrating 40 years of helping people and communities achieve financial independence through credit unions.

msbarr photoWe are excited to announce one of our keynote speakers, Michael S. Barr, a key architect of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and former US Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions. Michael is currently a Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the Brookings Institution.  Additional information on other speakers and sessions will be coming soon!

Please save the date on your calendar for next May.  The Federation’s Conference brings together leading researchers, policymakers and practitioners in the financial empowerment field and is the industry’s largest gathering of credit unions that share a mission of community development and financial inclusion.  The 40th Anniversary Conference will celebrate our successes while looking forward to the opportunities ahead.

Five reasons to join us:

  • Discover the opportunities emerging markets represent for your credit union
  • Network with CEOs of credit unions nationally recognized for their work in this space
  • Learn about innovative products and sustainable strategies to serve the LMI market
  • Connect with potential funders
  • Understand how to develop effective parterships with community organizations and public agencies serving LMI consumers

The Conference will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit; click here for conference and room reservation details.  Our anniversary Conference is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to network with innovators at the forefront of financial inclusion while exploring new products and markets. We hope to see you there.

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