Speaker RFP

The RFP process serves to identify speakers for World Council of Credit Union’s, World Credit Union Conference, a leading educational event in the credit union industry. Your participation as a conference presenter will contribute to our efforts to grow and enhance the financial cooperative community.

The World Credit Union Conference will be held virtually 14-21 July 2021. The virtual event will feature pre-recorded breakout sessions discussing a variety of themes. 

Submissions are due by Friday 19 March, 2021

Speaker Responsibilities:

  • Provide a high-quality educational presentation
  • Engage attendees through audience participation and discussion
  • Coordinate with staff regarding any special needs
  • Provide a head-shot, session description, learning objectives, top three takeaways and speaker biography for marketing purposes
  • Ensure the session is not perceived as an infomercial
  • Promote your participation in the event on your social media sites
  • Provide final presentation materials in designated PowerPoint format by a to-be-decided date

Suggested Session Themes Include*:

  • Future of Financial Services
  • Digital Transformation
  • Fintech
  • Disruption within the Industry
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Membership and Customer Service
  • Cybersecurity
  • Young Professionals
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
*We welcome submission for themes not listed but relevant to the financial services industry.


The World Credit Union Conference attracts over 1,500 credit union professionals from around the globe. Over 60 different countries are represented each year, so please keep in mind that while our shared cooperative principles are at the core of each movement, various countries may differ on implementation of technologies and services. Attendees represent a variety of roles throughout the credit union from mid-level to Board of Directors. 

Session Notes:

  • Breakout Sessions will be 40 minutes in length with three (3) sessions running concurrently. 
  • Presenter will only present educational information. If you are interested in presenting on company products or services please inquire about sponsorship opportunities to khochmuth@woccu.org.
  • As a nonprofit organization, World Council does not provide honoraria for presenters.
  • All proposal responses must be submitted via this form to be considered.
  • Technical and production assistance will be provided for the recording of each breakout session.
  • All sessions will be provided a moderator to help facilitate a live 15-minute question and answer period.
  • All sessions will be recorded and made available to attendees for viewing following the conference.
  • A speaker briefing will be held closer to the conference to provide important updates, tips and processes.

Speaker Submission Form 

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