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The Game Plan 

Check out the game plan (aka agenda) for the 2017 Convention & Annual Meeting! We have several packages available including full convention, Thursday-Friday, or Friday-Saturday. This allows greater flexibility so more of your teammates can attend. Ready to sign up? View speaker information.




Thursday, October 5, 2017
8-11 a.m. Pre-Game Warm Up (optional golf outing)
11 a.m. Team Signups (registration)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tailgate (lunch)
1-2:30 p.m. Keynote, Kendall Gammon, former NFL player and currently color analyst for Chiefs Radio Network
2:30-3 p.m. Timeout (break)
3-5 p.m.  Pep Rally (HCUA Annual Business Meeting)
5-6 p.m.  Exhibitor Reception
6-9 p.m. MVP Awards Banquet
Friday, October 6, 2017
8-9 a.m. Morning Tailgate (breakfast)
9-10 a.m. Millennials, Trump and - Trends and Issues that will Affect your Cash Flow and Profits in the Next Four Years, Gene Marks
10-10:15 a.m. Timeout (break)
10:15-11:15 a.m. Financial Services Mega Trends - Welcome to Life in the Fast Lane!, Mark Sievewright
11:15-11:30 a.m. Timeout (break)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: Secrets to High Performance Leaderships, Colonel Jill Morgenthaler
12:30-2 p.m. Team Lunch
2-3 p.m.

Team Huddles (breakout sessions)

  • Threat Assessment, Brian Finucane
  • Building a Mobile-First Credit Union - What's at Stake and What will it take?, Mark Sievewright
  • 18 Things to Watch in 2018, Frank Diekmann
  • The Power of Best First Dollar Spent, David F. Patrick
3-3:30 p.m. Timeout (break)
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Team Huddles (breakout sessions)

  • Information Security Breach - Prevention and Reaction, Brian Finucane
  • Powerful Presence - Show and Tell Your Power Through B.M.I., Colonel Jill Morgenthaler
  • How Real Time Engagement Drives Credit Unions, Patrick McElhenie
  • How to be Successful with Higher-Risk Auto Lending, Brett Christensen
4:30-5:30 p.m. Exhibitor Reception
5:30 p.m. Team Bus Leaves for Foundation Bash
6-8 p.m. Foundation Bash (optional) SOLD OUT!
Saturday, October 7, 2017
8-9 a.m. Team Breakfast (networking breakfast)
9-10 a.m. 

Team Huddles (breakout sessions)

  • The Loan Department Design that Produces More Loans, Brett Christensen
  • Diversity, the Changing Complexion in Credit Union Board Rooms, Scott Butterfield
  • Big Picture Thinking, Stacie VanDenBerghe
  • Were They Dead When We Hired Them...or Did We Kill Them? Stephanie Greenwood, VP of Culture at HCUA and Managing Director of OpenDoor Solutions, and Amy Leslie, CEO of Perspective Consulting
10:00-10:15 a.m. Timeout (break)
10:15-11:15 a.m.

Team Huddles (breakout sessions)

  • Marketing to Millennials, David F. Patrick
  • Boards Behaving Badly, Scott Butterfield
  • Building Your Team of Advocates, HCUA Advocacy team
  • CEO Roundtable, Stacie VanDenBerghe
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Post Game (lunch and final comments)