7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr As we gear up for the annual CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council and Technology Council Conferences, it’s occurred to us that there’s a lot of content to cover, from keynote speakers to awards and even scholarships.Whether you’ve already registered or are just hearing of these conferences for the first time, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide covering how you can get involved and what to expect when you attend.Getting thereBoth CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference and CUNA Technology Council Conference are currently open for registration, and members of each respective council receive a discount on attendance.If your budget is still feeling the strain after discounts, members of both councils are eligible for up to $2,500 in scholarships awarded by their council. Just be sure you submit your application form by August 2, 2019.You can apply for scholarships to CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference here, and apply here for CUNA Technology Council Conference.Maximizing your timeOnce the conferences kick off, there’ll be a lot to take in. Whether you’re focused on building your connections through networking or taking in thought-provoking sessions on the latest trends in technology and operations, be sure you’ve had time to digest all the sessions and events available, so you don’t miss out on an important moment.Keynote speakers for both conferences include ‘The Passing Zone,’ one of America’s most dynamic performing duos, as well as Sarah Thomas, the first-ever full-time female official in the NFL.Fortunately, it’s easy to keep up with both conference agendas as they’re updated directly from the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference and CUNA Technology Council Conference homepages.It’s time to celebrateOf course, we couldn’t leave out the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Awards and CUNA Technology Council Awards. This is the largest annual event dedicated specifically to recognizing outstanding achievement in these important fields, and a sure-fire conference highlight.Award categories for both councils include:Excellence in Operations & Member Experience AwardsExcellence in Technology AwardsProfessional of the Year AwardRising Star AwardWhether you’re submitting nominations to the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Awards or the CUNA Technology Council Awards, nominations for Professional of the Year and Rising Star are due June 14, 2019. Meanwhile, entry materials for all awards are due July 12, 2019. And with that, you’re fully briefed on both CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference and CUNA Technology Council Conference, held September 11-14 in Chicago. To explore these conferences for yourself, you can always visit cunacouncils.org/ometechconference. See you there!