Monday, June 5

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

gameFI and It’s a Money Thing Host the Kickoff Meet-Up

Venue to be determined

gameFI and Its a Money Thing kick off the Symposium with the best kickoff meet-up evah! Fun? Check. Adult beverages? Appies? Check and check. A room full of credit union professionals? Check. Oh, and the check? It's gameFI's and It's a Money Thing's treat! We'll get Disruption 17 started in style. Drink tickets will be handed out at the door.

Tuesday, June 6

Morning Sessions

8:00 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

8:40 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Tim McAlpine, Currency Marketing

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Distributed: A New OS for the Digital Economy
Douglas Rushkoff, Best-Selling Author

10:00 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
The War for Talent
George Hofheimer, Filene Research Institute

10:40 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m.–11:40 a.m.
CU2.0—Helping Credit Unions Compete in the Digital Age
Kirk Drake, Ongoing Operations

11:40 a.m.–12:40 p.m.

Afternoon Sessions

12:40 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
Making Meaning in the Community
Laura Woods, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

1:20 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
83,000 Mistakes
Andy Janning, NO NET Solutions

2:00 p.m.–2:40 p.m.
Pecha Kucha Speakers
Three speakers to be announced soon

2:40 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m.–3:40 p.m.
Embrace the Power of Video
Mike Lawson, CUbroadcast

3:40 p.m.–4:20 p.m.
Opening up the Conversation Around Money to Create Better Financial Consumers
Nondini Naqui, Fintech Founder

4:20 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Matt Davis, gameFI

Wednesday, June 7

Morning Sessions

8:00 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

8:40 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Day 2 Kick-off
Matt Davis, gameFI

8:50 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Bankruption, How Credit Unions Can Survive Fintech
John Waupsh, Kasasa

9:30 a.m.–10:10 a.m.
Pretty Good for a Girl
Jill Nowacki, Credit Union League of Connecticut

10:10 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
We Are All We Need
Gene Blishen, Mt. Lehman Credit Union

10:50 a.m.–11:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:10 a.m.–11:50 a.m.
A Fragile Balance: Emergency Savings and Liquid Resources for Low-Income Consumers
J. Michael Collins, University of Wisconsin

11:50 a.m.–12:50 p.m.

Afternoon sessions

12:50 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Therapy, Tough Love and Transformation
Mollie Bell, CUNA

1:30 p.m.–2:10 p.m.
Pecha Kucha Speakers
Three speakers to be announced soon

2:10 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
Enabling an Army of Advocates
Lois Kitsch, National Credit Union Foundation

2:50 p.m.–3:10 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:10 p.m.–3:50 p.m.
Leading by Example
Linda Bodie, Element Federal Credit Union

3:50 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Battling Goliath: Taking on the Giants
William Azaroff, Vancity and Modo

4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m.
Rewind and Takeaways
Matt Davis and Tim McAlpine



Since Madison is the hub of the credit union industry, we expect tickets to sell out quickly. Attendance includes lunch, light snacks and beverages throughout each day. Breakfast and dinner are on your own. 

$649 CU Employees
$849 Vendors
$1,449 CU Infinity Ticket*


*CU Infinity Ticket: By infinity, we actually mean up to six (6) employees from your credit union (which is still an amazing deal). This ticket type is only available to employees of a credit union and does not include vendors, consultants or CUSO employees.

Cancellation policy: All ticket purchases are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to future events. If you cannot attend the event, you can transfer your registration to another person for the 2017 event only.