The Hub: News & Events for September 20, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Momentum 2018
Do you want to build a successful financial institution of the future? Be prepared for the global and local forces shaping our industry, and learn how those are rapidly changing the expectations of our customers. 

Insuring Mortgages During Forest Fire Season (log in required)
Fortunately, B.C.'s terrible 2018 forest fire season has almost come to an end. As happens every year and seemingly gets worse each year, insurance companies restrict writing new policies on residential and commercial properties near active fire zones. For some insurers, these restrictions can extend up to 50km. Some of these curbs are well-founded while others are highly questionable, but there's nothing credit unions can do about them.

MemberDirect Advisory: MD Core Release 570.1
(log in required)
To: MemberDirect® Banking clients 

Central 1 has scheduled a MemberDirect Banking Services release for September 26, 2018. The release will be performed in a manner that minimizes customer impact by ensuring all servers are updated at different times. The installation will occur at 1 a.m. PT/4 a.m. ET and may impact your customers for up to 30 minutes.

Central 1 Events

September 26-27, 2018
AML/Loss Prevention Conference
Mississauga, ON

October 3, 2018
Central 1 AML Conference
Kelowna, BC

October 9, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 6 & Peer Group 4 

Burnaby, BC

October 15, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: Toronto
Sheraton Toronto Airport

October 16, 2018

Contact Group Meeting: London
Four Points by Sheraton, London

October 17, 2018

Contact Group Meeting: Ottawa
Alterna Savings Boardroom, Ottawa

October 18-20, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 1

Prince George, BC

October 25-27, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 3

Cranbrook, BC

Parq, Vancouver

November 16-17, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 2

Summerland, BC

Industry News

Credit Unions

Email addiction (Enterprise magazine, mentions Synergy & Access CU)

BlueShore Financial Opens New Financial Spa Branch in Kerrisdale (Ottawa Citizen)

Canadians squeezed by rising rates after 10 years of cheap money (The Globe and Mail, log in required)

National Bank of Canada launches new personal banking transaction site (MobileSyrup)


Five reasons the payments business is ripe for big change (Forbes)


Professors Around The World Beg Ontario To Revive Basic Income Pilot (Huffington Post)


Facebook Rolls Out Context Button in Canada to Fight Fake News (Techvibes)

Industry Events

October 11-13, 2018
Directors' Forum
Courtyard by Marriott, Toronto

October 14-17, 2018
2018 Lending Conference
Victoria, BC

October 18-19, 2018
IAFCI Annual Training Seminar
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver

October 19-21, 2018
CUNA National Credit Union Roundtable for Board Leadership
Vancouver, BC

November 5-6, 2018
Everlink Payment Services - Connections 2018
Hilton, Toronto

November 5-6, 2018
Hike the Hill 2018
Ottawa, ON

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