The 2022 Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference #CUNAGAC at the Washington Convention Center

National political leaders including Carroll, Harper, Nussle to address the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2022) — The 2022 Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference (CUNA GAC) will take place February 28-March 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. CUNA GAC is the premier event for political impact in the credit union industry, gathering thousands of industry leaders to remind policymakers how credit unions advance communities and empower financial well-being.

This annual event will feature a slew of congressional speakers, keynote addresses and breakout session panelists throughout the week. There will be a reserved section for press during each general session and you can RSVP for complimentary press registration here.

Today’s full schedule of events, which is subject to change, can be found below. Additional details for the week are found at the bottom of this email.

Note: *Indicates events that are closed to press and/or off the record.

Monday, February 28th
10:00 am – Opening presentation with Jim Nussle, CUNA President/CEO
10:30 am – Remarks by Gigi Hyland, National Credit Union Foundation Executive Director
10:45 am – General Session with Keynote Speaker Kevin Carroll, Author
11:30 pm – Exhibit Hall Opens
1:30 pm – Advocacy update with Ryan Donovan, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer
2:15 pm – Remarks by National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Todd Harper
3:00 pm – Breakout Sessions

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