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Sinek, Li and Shelley Headline 2013 World Credit Union Conference in Ottawa, Canada

Keynote speakers to address mobile banking, social media and corporate leadership strategy

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Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, will present on corporate leadership strategy.
Charlene Li, New York Times bestselling author of Groundswell and Open Leadership, will present Social Media and the Financial Sector.
Ian Shelley, IT and mobile payments expert and former KPMG partner, will present The Future of Money — Where Mobile Technology is Taking Us.

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions has secured three high-caliber speakers for the 2013 World Credit Union Conference, the international credit union system's premier educational and networking event, July 14–17, in Ottawa, Canada. More than 2,500 credit union executives and volunteers from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the conference, which will focus on mobile banking, social media and corporate leadership.

The keynote speakers include:

At over 30 breakout sessions, additional thought leaders from around the world will present on specific topics within five separate educational tracks, including leadership and strategy, technology, international credit union experience, advocacy and governmental affairs and innovative solutions.

Bonus networking and educational sessions include:

Outside of the conference, attendees will also have the opportunity to visit some of Canada's most successful credit unions in Ottawa, which are known worldwide for their technological achievements and youth outreach success.

Visit www.Ottawa2013.org to register and to learn more about the 2013 World Credit Union Conference.

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 105 countries serve 217 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.


Contact: Rebecca Carpenter
Organization: World Council of Credit Unions
E-mail: rcarpenter@woccu.org
Phone: +1-608-395-2031
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