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ICURN Annual Conference

ICURN Annual Conference & Continuing Education

May 14–16, 2014 | Bank of England | London, United Kingdom

Co-hosted by ICURN and the Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority, the ICURN Annual Conference & Continuing Education is the only event of its kind.

Credit union regulators from all over the world meet in one place to gain a global perspective on regulatory issues and best practices and discuss common issues among peers in a closed forum.

This invitation-only event is open to agencies with statutory authority for supervising credit unions and other financial cooperatives.

For questions and invitations, please contact Peter Pieh at +1-202-608-6776 or ppieh@woccu.org.

View the Conference Agenda

Cost to Attend

Conference registration fees per person are US$500 for ICURN members and US$750 for non-members. Registration includes access to general and breakout sessions, all conference materials, continental breakfast, three lunches, coffee breaks and one group dinner. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.

ICURN Membership Renewal

The annual ICURN membership fee per organization depends on the credit union sector size:

  • US$350 for credit union supervisory entities overseeing credit unions with total assets of US$1 billion or more
  • US$150 for credit union supervisory entities overseeing credit unions with less than US$1 billion in total assets

How to Register for the Conference

Please contact Peter Pieh at ppieh@woccu.org for a request of invitation or fill out an application in the ICURN Conference brochurePDF.

Hotel Information:

The Bank of England is located in the financial heart of London, surrounded by various tourist attractions such as the Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. The Bank of England has preferential rates at the following hotels:

Grange City Hotel

Grange Tower Hotel

London Club Quarters

Attendees may look into alternative hotels in the city through Expedia, Trip Advisor, Travelocity, or contact Peter Pieh at ppieh@woccu.org for further hotel information.

Visa Information

Getting your travel documents well in advance of your travel dates is important. If you require a visa, the application process could be lengthy. We strongly suggest you begin as soon as possible.

Please visit the following website to learn more about the U.K. visa requirements and see a list of U.K. embassies: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration

If you require a letter of invitation, please follow the steps below:

  1. Register for the ICURN Annual Conference & Continuing Education and submit payment.
  2. Download and complete the request for letter of invitation form.
  3. Email the completed form to ppieh@woccu.org or fax it to +1-202-638-3410.

Letters of invitation will only be issued once the conference registration and payment have been received. All letters will be emailed as PDFs, no exceptions.

If you have paid your registration fees and are not able to obtain a visa, you will need to contact Peter Pieh at ppieh@woccu.org immediately about a possible registration refund. Visa denial does not guarantee a refund of any registration fees, and each request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations by March 1 are subject to a US$100 administrative fee. No refunds will be offered after March 1. Substitutions are accepted at no additional cost.

Visiting London

As the 2014 conference will be held in London, attendees will have the opportunity to immerse in one of the world's most vibrant cities. Please visit the following website to learn more about London's attractions: www.visitlondon.com