The Hub: News & Events for July 25, 2019

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July 25, 2019


Central 1 News 

Alterna Bank Launches a New Mobile Experience (Yahoo! Finance) featuring Central 1
As the leader in the digital banking space, we are the first to partner with Central 1 to introduce Forge, an advanced digital platform that greatly enhances the user experience. The platform is powered by global leader Backbase, known for its superior digital omni-channel banking solutions. It is used across Asia and Europe where digital banking technologies are more advanced than they are in Canada .

MemberDirect Advisory: MD Core Release 592.5 - login required
Central 1 has scheduled a  MemberDirect and PaymentStream Direct Core release for July 31, 2019. 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. 

Nominations Extended: Submit amazing work for the First Annual Central 1 AmpliFI Awards  
Maybe you created an innovative new product or program to help your community. Or perhaps you went outside the box with a spiffy new customer acquisition strategy. Well, we want to "AmpliFI" the great work being done by financial institutions across Canada with the first annual Central 1 AmpliFI Awards! 
Central 1 Events

September 8-10, 2019
Momentum Summit & Trade Show 
(including AmpliFI Awards Ceremony)
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

September 10, 2019
Central 1 ISO 20022 Workshop 
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

October 28-29, 2019
PeopleFocus 2019
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver
Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit Union News
Kootenay, Columbia Valley and Boundary region credit unions proceed with merger plans (Kimberley Bulletin) - featuring Columbia Valley Credit Union, East Kootenay Community Credit Union, Grand Forks Credit Union, Heritage Credit Union, Kootenay Savings Credit Union and Nelson & District Credit Union

IC Savings announces funding commitment to unique West Neighbourhood House programs benefiting older Portuguese adults (Press Release) - featuring IC Savings

Pop-up café on 17th Avenue offers free coffee, banking advice (CTV) - featuring Alberta Central

TSX falls on downbeat earnings after three days of gains (Reuters) 

European Central Bank debates stimulus jolt for lagging economy (CBC) 

Why Open Banking Will Take the Financial World by Storm (Finance Magnates) 

Housing / real estate
The GTA condo market continued on a tear this spring (Livabl) 

Squamish BC enjoying a development boom as Vancouver buyers embrace a commute (Globe and Mail) - subscription access required


Industry Events

July 28-31, 2019
World Credit Union Conference
The Atlantis Resort, Bahamas

September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference - Transformational Leadership
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

October 3 – 5, 2019
35th Annual Credit Union Directors' Forum 
"Good Governance: The Future of Ontario's Credit Unions"
Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale

October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
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