Registration for WOCCU's World Credit Union Conference Opens
Madison, WI—World Council of Credit
Inc. will open registration for its annual
World Credit Union Conference and
housing on January 16. Participants can
register at www.woccu.coop/calgary07.
The 2007 World Credit Union Conference will
held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada—the first
time in a North American location since 2000.
The conference, scheduled for July 29-August 1,
features several renowned keynote speakers
including Stephen Lewis, Former United Nations
Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS and one of Canada's
most respected commentators on social affairs,
international development and human rights.
Lewis, who was named one of Time Magazine's most
influential people in the world, will give
attendees an overview of How to Win the Battle
The World Credit Union Conference also
25 educational breakout sessions in five
professional tracks. Sessions will focus on
strategy, financial inclusion, financial and
operation policy, marketing and business
practical solutions. With worldwide
leaders inside and outside the credit union
industry, attendees will also
address common global challenges such as
increasing membership growth and attracting the
next generation of members.
Attendees will have the opportunity to
local credit unions in and around Calgary and
return home with a renewed appreciation of how
credit unions can serve more people
Visit www.woccu.coop/calgary07 for
more information about the 2007 World Credit
Union Conference. Hotel space and conference
attendance are limited; early registration is
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented more than 290 technical assistance programs in 71 countries. Worldwide, 57,000 credit unions in 103 countries serve 208 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.