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Keynote speakers announced for World Credit Union Conference in The Bahamas


22 Mar 19

The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) has announced its four keynote speakers for its annual conference in The Bahamas, in July 2019.

Each year participants from all over the world come together to hear from world-class speakers and engage with colleagues from across the globe, learning from industry experts. The conference offered top-class educational sessions on key topics, networking opportunities and excellent team-building environments aimed at facilitating and growing decision making.

This year’s conference will feature presentations on leadership, cyber security, digital technologies and the economy. WOCCU confirmed Connie Dieken, founder of Influence 360˚ and strategic advisory firm Dieken Group, as a keynote speaker. A former award winning television journalist, Ms Dieken helps senior leaders at the world’s biggest brands influence positive change during their organisations’ defining moments.

Delegates will also hear from Patrick Schwerdtfeger, founder of Trend Mastery and the host of the Strategic Business Insights video.

An author of several books, he specialises in big data, artificial intelligence, fintech, blockchain, and digital marketing. He has been featured in The New York Times, CNN Money, and Fortune.

A third speaker, Dr Pippa Malmgren, will talk about her experience as a presidential advisor to George W. Bush and on the National Economic Council.

She is a co-founder of H Robotics, which manufactures modular, commercial-use drones, and she was named one of the 50 Top Inspiring Women in the UK and one of the Top 100 in Tech by @WATC_WeAreTech. She is a regular guest anchor on CNBC and a regular commentator on the BBC.

On the topic of cybersecurity, delegates will hear from computer security expert Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure. He has advised governments, lectured at the universities of Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge, and was named one of the 50 most important people on the web by PC World magazine.

A TedX speaker, he has spoken at the world’s foremost security conferences such as Black Hat, DEF CON, DLD, and RSA. He sits on the advisory boards of Europol and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

The full programme for the conference is available online here.

Source: Coop news



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