2014 Agenda

Wednesday, September 10

RevolutionCredit and gameFI Host the Kickoff Meet-Up

5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Recess Arcade Bar • 222 E. 6th Street

RevolutionCredit and gameFI kick off the Symposium with the best kickoff meet-up evah! Video games? Check. Adult beverages? Check. Pizza? Check. A room full of the most inspirational and accomplished credit union professionals on the planet? Check.

Oh, and the check? It's RevolutionCredit and gameFI's treat! We've rented out the super fun Recess Arcade Bar to get the Symposium started in style. Drink tickets and quarters for the games will be handed out at the door. Oh, and Matt doesn't think you can beat him at NBA Jam.

Thursday, September 11

Morning Sessions

8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.

8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Tim McAlpine, Currency Marketing

9:00 a.m.–9:10 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
Currency Marketing

9:10 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Buried in a Pringles Can: Leading and Living Innovation
Matt Davis, 6th Story

9:30 a.m.–9:40 a.m.
PechaKucha: The Caribbean Credit Union Difference
Jamila Draper, Mirasu Consulting Services

9:40 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
Mid-Atlantic Corporate Federal Credit Union

9:50 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
How to Be a Better Boss
Shari Storm, 6th Story

10:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
PechaKucha: Use Your Re-imagination
Alix Patterson, Callahan & Associates

10:40 a.m.–10:55 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:55 a.m.–11:05 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
Cooperative Trust

11:05 a.m.–11:45 p.m.
The Future of Credit Unions
Ron Shevlin, Aite Group

11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Broken Things
Moderated by William Azaroff

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

Afternoon Sessions

1:15 p.m.–1:25 p.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo

1:25 p.m.–2:05 p.m.
There’s an App for That: How to Engage Members Through Tablet and Smart Phone Applications
Brett Wooden, Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union

2:05 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
PechaKucha: Aquapocalypse
Linda Bodie, Element FCU

2:15 p.m.–2:25 p.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
Member Loyalty Group

2:25 p.m.–3:05 p.m.
Do Credit Unions Need A Ubiquitous Brand & Campaign?
Christopher Danvers, American Airlines Federal Credit Union

3:05 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Burnout! Admit it. Spot it. Defeat it.
Andy Janning, NO NET Solutions

4:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Audience Recap Session
Moderate by Matt Davis

CU Water Cooler & Buzz Points Happy Hour! 

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Bourbon Girl • 212 E. 6th Street

Buzz Points has put together an amazing happy hour for us at Bourbon Girl, a new bar that embodies the Austin vibe. You'll receive two free drink tickets and light bites from Jacoby's Restaurant. There will be a huge Connect Four game to play as well as a Jack Daniels corn-hole setup. Entertainment for the happy hour will be Paul Cauthen and his band. Paul is the former lead singer of Sons of Fathers and has played the Grand Ole Opry, Austin City Limits, SXSW and Bonnaroo. You do not want to skip this party!

Friday, September 12

Morning Sessions

8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Day 2 Kick-off
Tim McAlpine, Currency Marketing

9:00 a.m.–9:10 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo

9:10 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
Sawdust, Empty Bottles and Moustaches: A Retelling of the Co-operative Story
William Azaroff, Vancity

9:50 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
PechaKucha: Finding the Truth
Laura Woods, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

10:00 a.m.–10:10 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
CUNA Mutual

10:10 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
A Savings Race Case Study: Brand in Action!
Tracy Fors, Wright-Patt Credit Union

10:50 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
PechaKucha: Break the Glass
Ronaldo Hardy, Shell Geismer Federal Credit Union

11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:15 a.m.–11:25 a.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo
Buzz Points

11:25 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Embrace the Moat
Tim McAlpine, Currency Marketing

12:05 p.m.–1:05 p.m.

Afternoon sessions

1:05 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo

1:15 p.m.–1:55 p.m.
Brent Dixon, The Habdash

1:55 p.m.–2:05 p.m.
PechaKucha: Fizzle Or Sizzle: More To It Than Technology
Gabe Krajicek, Bancvue

2:05 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo

2:15 p.m.–2:55 p.m.
Charlie Trotter, HealthSparq

2:55 p.m.–3:10 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:10 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
Presenting Sponsor Demo

3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Making Great Content at the End of Your Rope
Jimmy Marks, DigitalMailer

4:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Symposium Rewind and Takeaways
Matt Davis and Tim McAlpine