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Breakout Sessions

We’re excited to announce four timely, thought-provoking breakout sessions for IGNITE 2024! This year’s education lineup includes Digital Assets Adoption Opportunities; AI for Credit Unions; Navigating 2024 and Beyond: Three Key Focus Areas; Cybersecurity Trends; and The Importance of Client Marketing for Credit Unions. 

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1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Cybersecurity Trends

Establishing a culture that embraces cybersecurity is an enterprise-wide imperative for credit unions. Join us for this essential session that explores best practices in protecting your credit union and your members; the latest prevention strategies; cyber incident trends; and guidance on making cyber defense a true "team endeavor" at your credit union.

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The Importance of Client Marketing for Credit Unions 

The effective use of marketing to drive customer acquisition, engagement, and beyond is paramount in a demographically evolving payment provider industry in which Credit Unions have increasingly limited resources.  The challenge of effectively communicating the right message to the right target audience through the most effective channel remains constant. This presentation explores 3 key areas:  Why Marketing Matters; The Rise of Gen Z and Their Importance; and How Marketing is Changing to Reach Younger Consumers 

Presented By - Presented by Visa US Client Marketing Services


1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.



Navigating 2024 and Beyond: Three Key Focus Areas

Make sense of where you should focus your resources and what matters most. Discover the top 3 areas credit unions need to be purposefully planning for as we navigate the rest of the year.

Presenter: Robin Heath, Sale Executive

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1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Marina (3rd Floor)


Digital Assets Adoption Opportunities for Financial Institutions

Blockchain technologies and their instant payments capabilities are on fintech’s horizon, but what does this mean for financial institutions now and into the future?

Tailored for financial institutions, this presentation is a curated summary of recent news and emerging use cases around digital assets. It focuses on the trends, potential impacts, new policies, and reasons why there’s a need to prepare for blockchain-driven changes immediately.

Key Takeaways:

  • Overview of recent digital assets disruptions in financial services

  • Possible long-term recalibrations for the financial services industry

  • Strategies to weave blockchain and digital assets into long-term payment decision

Presented By - Strategic Resource Management

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.



Exploring AI for Credit Unions

AI is changing banking. We are fundamentally digital at our core and the opportunities that AI offers to transform the "how" of banking is unparalleled. This session explores Analytics, AI, and Generative AI, offering details on how each can benefit credit unions and how best to get started with AI at your credit union.

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2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Marina (3rd Floor)

IGNITE | the League Annual Meeting promises not only stellar educational opportunities but also a unique, fun-filled adventure on the fabulous waterfront in Washington, D.C.! Join us May 1-3 at the InterContinental Washington, D.C. – The Wharf.

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