What makes the Principles & Philosophy Conference unique?
Staff and volunteers at credit unions of $100M in assets or below may apply and be considered for a scholarship to attend the conference. Scholarships include all Staff and volunteers at credit unions of $100M in assets or below may apply and be considered for a scholarship to attend the conference. Scholarships include all conference costs (all meals, two nights of lodging, and all conference materials). Incidental costs, including travel to and from the conference center, are not included. Scholarship applications are accepted through the first Friday in September each year. The form is available here.
Share in the core principles and values that make credit unions great!
The conference is a deep dive into the cooperative business model and The Cooperative Principles that differentiate credit unions in the marketplace.
In addition to the operating principles, attendees learn the social purpose of co-ops and credit unions. Participants leave with a greater understanding of just how special credit unions are, and why the Seven Cooperative Principles are at heart good business practices.
The Principles & Philosophy Conference appeals to a wide range of professionals, including:
- Young professionals who wish to learn more about credit unions.
- More seasoned professionals who have come to credit unions from banks and other industries.
- Longtime credit union employees who wish to deepen their appreciation for the uniqueness of credit unions & co-ops.