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Register Now - Central 1 Member Forum & AGM, May 2 & 3

Our vision is bold.

Central 1 is transforming. We are building a new Central 1 that puts our clients at the centre of all we do, delivers a suite of differentiated products and services which will power the progress of our members, and brings the best of global innovation to the system through proactive partnerships.

Our 2018 / 20 Strategic Plan, A Bold Way Forward demonstrates a renewed commitment to the Canadian credit union system. We have set a high aspiration. We are hard at work. We are building strong. 

Join us May 2 & 3
Central 1 Member Forum & AGM / Sheraton Centre Toronto

  • Hear firsthand about the steps we are taking to drive your success and meet our goal of becoming your national partner of choice for financial, digital banking and payments solutions.
  • Learn from global thought leaders about trends and forces impacting the industry and be armed with knowledge to lead your credit union through these challenges.
  • Share ideas with your peers and with us to help us continue to focus on what matters most to you.


Register before April 6, 2018 for early-bird pricing


Read more about Central 1's 2018/20 Strategic Plan


This year’s notable keynote speakers include Miklos Dietz and Scott Keller, Senior Partners, McKinsey & Company and Former Managing Partner from Deloitte Miyo Yamashita. Miklos will share the forces shaping the global and Canadian banking industries and potential scenarios that may significantly alter the environment for Canadian financial institutions. Miyo will discuss how the talent landscape has transformed and how it now demands a value-centered approach to unleashing human potential, driving business results. Scott will lead an interactive session on the relationship between organization health and performance, and the recipes for transformational change based on McKinsey’s research over the last two decades. 

Spotlight Sessions

Powering Digital Transformation

Presented by: Henrique Godinho, Interim VP Digital and Payments, Central 1 and joined by Vincent Bezemer, Regional Director, Backbase and Central 1’s management team

To power the digital transformation of credit unions, Central 1 is offering innovative digital solutions to credit unions to help them stay ahead of the curve, differentiate from the competition and meet the increasing demands of its members. This session will preview of some of our new solutions. In particular, we will showcase for the first time the UX Platform, its capabilities and how digital innovations will enhance the customer experience. With a focus on autonomy and ownership, the UX platform is customizable by a credit union to the specific needs of their customers. It provides access to global innovations with an application marketplace using a customer driven approach to banking.

Making Money, Managing Money, Moving Money 

Presented by: Central 1’s Treasury and Economics teams

Making, managing and moving money is essential to your business. Noteworthy changes are in sight and Central 1 is a key player. We are working to address changes and leverage new opportunities to position credit unions for success. In this session, experts from Central 1 will share trends and insights on what’s to come with the economy, payment modernization initiatives, and discuss opportunities where your credit union can play a role and adapt to the changing marketplace.

And more! Visit the event website for the full schedule.

Follow @Central1CU on Twitter and use #C1MemberForum to tweet about and follow the event on social media.

Travel Information

To book accommodations at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, visit the booking webpage or call 1-888-627-7175 to receive Central 1’s preferred room rate. You'll need to reference the group name Canadian Credit Union Association and Central 1 combined room block or the group code CD26AE. The deadline to book accommodations at the reduced event rate is Tuesday, April 10.

To book flights under Central 1's special conference rate, book with West Jet online. Enter promo code MNOVIAO. The discount code is eligible for bookings with travel dates ranging from April 22 to May 11, 2018.

CCUA National Conference: Different by Design

Central 1 and CCUA's events are being held back to back this year (and in the same hotel) to make it more convenient for credit unions to attend.

CCUA's National Conference is April 29 to May 1. Registration for their event is now open. Visit their event registration site for full details.

Planning on attending both Central 1’s Member Forum & AGM and CCUA’s National Conference? Complete your first event registration (either event) and in the registration confirmation email, you’ll receive a $100 discount code to apply to your second event registration.

Remember to register for CCUA’s event separately using their booking webpage.


Member Forum
P 604-742-5392

Annual General Meeting
Contact Jennifer Hiebert
P 604-737-5053