2019 New Ideas Conference

10/7/2019 5:12 PM - 10/9/2019
New Ideas Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota

Event Info/CU Registration  |  Sponsorship Info/Vendor Registration  |  Hotel Reservations  |  Agenda 


Event Information:

October 7-8  |  Hay Camp Brewing Company – 601 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, SD
October 9  |  
Hotel Alex Johnson – 523 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701

Credit Union Member Pricing  $299



Sponsorship Opportunities:

Contact George McDonald for more information: gmcdonald@cuad.coop or 701-250-3924


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Hotel Reservations:

Room reservations are available at the Hotel Alex Johnson for $109 per night plus tax.
Hotel Alex Johnson – 523 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701

* A block of rooms has been reserved under Credit Union Association of the Dakotas for the nights of October 7 and 8, 2019. Room rates and availability cannot be guaranteed. Rooms may be sold out prior to the reservation deadline (September 20), so make your reservations early! Room reservations and fees are the responsibility of the registrant.


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Monday, October 7, 2019
(Hay Camp Brewery – Rapid City)
5:30-6:30 pm Attendee Registration and Networking Social
6:30-7:30 pm Dinner and New Ideas Event Kickoff
7:30-8:30 pm Transform How You Do Business with the Power of Data Analytics
Aaron Grossman, AdvantEdge Analytics

Fundamentals of data analytics for credit unions; Identifying pitfalls and how to avoid them; Discover how to build a roadmap to success.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
(Hay Camp Brewery – Rapid City)
8-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am-12pm Elry ArmazaFilene Research Institute – Immersion Workshop, Innovation to
Implementation  |  Elry Armaza, Custom Research Director

The Filene Method, Human Centered Design Insights & Empathy Mapping

Intelligent Automation for Financial Institutions:
What, How, and How Much?   |  
Jesse McGannon, VP of Advisory
Services, Strategic Resource Management

How credit unions of all sizes can get started at future-proofing their operations.
Noon-1pm Networking Lunch
1-4:30pm Elry ArmazaFilene Research Institute – Immersion Workshop
Innovation to Implementation
Problem Identification; Ideation; Prototyping and Testing

Tuesday Evening
4:30-7:30 pm Open/Dinner on your own
7:30-10 pm Pub Crawl – Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas Fundraiser

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
(Hotel Alex Johnson – Rapid City)
8:30-9 am Breakfast
9am-Noon Grow Differently: Change Results by Changing Perceptions
Josh Cook, CEO Community Choice Credit Union
Buckle up, next stop… growth town.

Elry ArmazaFilene Research Institute– Immersion Workshop
Reporting and Results!

Wrap up

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Special Thank You to Our Current 2019 New Ideas Conference Sponsors:

For questions, please contact George McDonald

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