Canadian Credit Union Association

CCUA’s 2024 National Conference for Canada’s Credit Unions took place in Calgary, from May 5 to 8. The event welcomed over 800 attendees from coast to coast, and featured 3 keynote speakers, 7 Main Stage events, 17 breakout sessions, over 50 exhibitors in the Trade Show, and countless networking opportunities including the Denin & Diamonds Gala!

See below for the conference highlights:

Sunday, May 5

  • NEXTGEN Leadership Intensive Program
  • Welcome Reception at Studio Bell – Home of the National Music Centre

Monday, May 6

  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Opening Keynote by Dan Pontefract
  • Mainstage Session: Desjardins Economic Outlook with Marc Desormeaux, Principal Economist
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Concurrent Sessions (Artificial Intelligence, Affordable Housing, Consumer Protection, Climate Risks, etc.)
  • Trade Show with over 50 exhibitors

Tuesday, May 7

  • Keynote by Merge Gupta-Sunderji
  • Mainstage Sessions: GWLN Networking Breakfast, Governance and ICD, Growing Sustainably
  • Concurrent Sessions (Payments Modernization, Venture Capital, Accessibility/DEI, Regulations, Financial Literacy, etc.)
  • Trade Show with over 50 exhibitors
  • Gala Dinner and Awards (Denim and Diamonds theme)

Wednesday, May 8

  • Mainstage Fireside Chat with insights from the U.S. : Troy Stang, President & CEO of GoWest Credit Union Association
  • Future of Credit Union Combinations: Sector Growth and Consolidation
  • Closing Keynote by Joe Roberts

Thank you to all of our conference delegates, sponsors and exhibitors – we hope that this diverse event provided a rich networking and learning experience for you all, and left you feeling ready to TRANSFORM.