From the Archives: February 2013

AC&E Registration, Spring Leadership Development Conference, CFPB Webinars, State GAC, AC&E Crashers 

AC&E Registration and Hotel Reservations Being Accepted
The MCUL & Affiliates 2013 Annual Convention and Exposition heads to the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, this May 16-18, and online registration and hotel reservations are now being accepted. Event highlights include an opening keynote presentation "Executing Imagination: Turning Creative Fire Into Real Results" by Josh Linkner, author of the New York Time's bestselling book Disciplined Dreaming. Linkner is also the CEO and managing partner of Detroit Venture Partners and founder, chairman and former CEO of Michigan-based ePrize. Another bestselling author will be Saturday’s keynote speaker. Steve Gilliland will speak on "You Make a Difference" based on his book Enjoy the Ride. The AC&E features a great line-up of educational sessions and provides outstanding networking opportunities, as well as brings together vendors from throughout the country as exhibitors at the expo hall. Hotel reservations may be made now by calling the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center at (877) 901-6632 and mentioning the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates to receive the negotiated room rate of $152 per night, plus applicable taxes or click here for event details. Attendees should note that reservations will be charged a one night room, plus tax deposit and that cancelations after April 30, 2013, will not be refunded.

Registration Soars for Agenda Topics at Spring Leadership Development Conference
An informative agenda packed with compliance and BSA training is bringing large numbers of volunteers and CEOs to the Spring Leadership Development Conference, taking place March 15-17 at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant. Well-known industry consultant Tim Harrington will deliver the keynote, "Are You a Credit Union of the Future?" and stay to deliver two other presentations including "Leadership and Succession Planning for the Board". CEOs will be pleased to find an optional session specifically for them, a "CFPB Roundtable Discussion for CEOs." Now is the time to register and secure hotel accommodations for the Spring Leadership Development Conference, which for the first-time includes limited rooms at a negotiated rate that are available at the Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel, a new nearby family-friendly accommodations option. To learn more about the event and register, click here.

Five CFPB Training Webinars Offered
CFBP updates are providing a lot of new information for credit unions to keep up with and MCUL & Affiliates stands ready to support those needs with five webinars that have just been added to the training calendar. Each webinar includes a complimentary archive, which may be downloaded, saved and shared for permanent reference, providing a highly affordable means of training multiple staffers in multiple locations. Registration is now available for these topics.

• Feb. 28, 2013 – CFPB: Mortgage Costs, Underwriting and HMDA Requirements
• March 7, 2013 – CFPB: Civil Investigative Demands, Credit Card Fee & Prepaid Card Rules
• March 12, 2013 – CFPB: MLO Rules, Escrow Accounts & Mortgage Servicing Rules
• March 26, 2013 – CFPB: Appraisal Rules, TILA/RESPA & Disclosure Integration, Plus Vendor Regs
• April 11, 2013 – CFPB: Overdraft Services Update, Remittance Transfers and Payday Lending

Credit Union Advocates Head to Lansing for State GAC
Registration is now open for the MCUL & Affiliates 2013 GAC, featuring a keynote presentation by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette who will speak on the important topic of foreclosures and fraud. The GAC provides an opportunity to meet with legislators, discuss important issues and work towards protecting what credit unions do best ... helping people. The event takes place April 9-10 at the House Office Building and the Radisson Hotel in Lansing. Hotel reservations should be secured by March 18. To learn more and to register, click here.

Encourage Colleagues Under 30 to Apply Now to "Crash" AC&E
Once again MCUL & Affiliates, in sponsorship with CUNA Mutual Group and in collaboration with The Cooperative Trust, is supporting "Crash Michigan" an opportunity for up-and-coming Michigan credit union staffers under age 30 to receive complimentary admission to the League's Annual Convention and Exposition. Now in its third year in Michigan, selected applicants receive a registration scholarship to the event, as a way to engage the next generation of credit union leaders by educating and growing young talent. Applications to participate are being accepted until March 22 and as many as ten individuals will be selected to attend the AC&E, taking place May 16-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. To learn more about Crash Michigan and how to apply, click here.

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