Program

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012 Wyoming Union, Family Room

7:00 PM
Movie Inside Job (2011, 109 minutes followed by discussion with Anne Alexander and Rob Godby) http://www.sonyclassics.com/insidejob/

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 Wyoming Union Second Floor

8:00
Registration coffee & juice, breakfast breads, exhibits, posters Lobby & West Yellowstone Ballroom
8:45
Welcome & Announcements:  University President Tom Buchanan & Planning Committee Chairs, Family Room
9:00-9:55
Plenary Speech: Know Your Rights It's All About the Money! Professor Richard Alderman, University of Houston Law Center, Family Room
9:55-10:30
Break refreshments, exhibits & poster session West Yellowstone Ballroom Authors will be at their posters
10:30-11:30 - Concurrent Breakout Session I
TRACK 1:
Banking & Payment Issues:  Laurel Kubin, Colorado Extension Service "Build a Better Credit Score"
TRACK 2:
Regulatory/Legal Issues:  Professor Dee Pridgen, the Carl M. Williams Professor of Law & Social Responsibility, UW College of Law "New Frontiers in Consumer Financial Protection" - View Presentation (pdf)
TRACK 3:
Investing Issues:  Professor Hilla Skiba, UW Dept. of Economics & Finance "Volatile Markets and Psychological Biases in Investment Decisions"
11:45
Plenary Speech & Lunch Tahira Hira, Senior Policy Adviser to the President, Iowa State University, "Individuals and Families Securing Long-Term Financial Wellbeing: Who is in Charge?", Central & East Yellowstone Ballroom - View Presentation (pdf)
1:25-2:25 - Concurrent Breakout Session II
TRACK 1:
Banking & Payment Issues:  Professor Matthew Wilson, UW College of Law, "Emerging Payment and Money Management Options: Convenient but Dangerous?" - View Presentation (pdf)
TRACK 2:
Regulatory/Legal Issues:  Clyde Hutchins, WY Attorney General's Office "Mortgages and Foreclosures in Wyoming"
TRACK 3:
Investing Issues:  Tahira Hira, Senior Policy Adviser to the President, Iowa State University "Developing a Personalized Investment Portfolio to Meet Long-Term Financial Goals" - View Presentation (pdf)
2:25-2:55
Break refreshments & exhibits
2:55-3:55 - Concurrent Breakout Session III
TRACK 1:
Banking & Payment Issues:  Robert Fronhapfel, Airman and Family Readiness Center, F.E. Warren Air Force Base and Glen Lyons, Military Financial Counselor "The Military and Consumer Financial Protections"
TRACK 2:
Regulatory/Legal Issues:  Professor Richard Alderman, University of Houston Law Center "Consumer Arbitration/Debt Collection Issues"
TRACK 3:
Investing Issues:  Professor Fred Sterbenz, UW Economics & Finance "Options and Futures: Why are they risky?" - View Presentation (pdf)
4:00-5:00 PM
Workshop:  Robert W. Murphy, Attorney at Law and John Campbell, University of Denver - "Consumer Litigation and Lending Issues: The Growing Need for Private/Public Cooperation to Enforce Existing Law"
Location: Room 170 at the College of Law
This workshop will be free and open to the public and eligible for separate CLE credit
4:00-5:00 PM
Veterans Services Center Reception for Mrs. Holly Petraeus, Director of the Office of Service Member Affairs, Consumer Education and Engagement, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, vets and their families are invited, UW Union, second level
7:00 PM
Plenary Speaker Holly Petraeus, Director of the Office of Service Member Affairs, Consumer Education and Engagement, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - "America's Military Consumer Watchdog - On Patrol Protecting All Who Serve"

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012 Wyoming Union Second Floor

8:30
Coffee & juice, breakfast breads, exhibits, posters Lobby & West Yellowstone Ballroom
9:00-10:00
Plenary Speech:  Lori Stiegel, American Bar Association "Elder Abuse: Causing Physical and Financial Devastation", Family Room - View Presentation (ppt)
10:15-11:10
Break refreshments, exhibits & poster session West Yellowstone Ballroom
9:45-10:45 - Concurrent Breakout Session IV
TRACK 1:
Banking & Payment Issues:  Professor Sherrill Shaffer, UW "Dodd-Frank, Community Banks, and Communities"
TRACK 2:
Regulatory/Legal Issues:  Gerald Rome, Deputy Securities Commissioner, Colorado Division of Securities "Investment Schemes and Scams; Tips on Protecting Yourself"
TRACK 3:
Investing Issues:  Shelley Glause, Better Business Bureau "What Consumers Should Consider in Looking for a Financial Advisor"
11:10-11:20
Break
11:20-12:15 - Concurrent Breakout Session V
TRACK 1:
Banking & Payment Issues:  Cole Ehmke "Paying for College Workshop" - View Presentation (pdf)
TRACK 2:
Regulatory/Legal Issues:  Lori Stiegel, American Bar Association Division on Aging "Elder Financial Exploitation" - View Presentation (ppt)
TRACK 3:
Investing Issues:  Peter Chandler, Denver FINRA Office "About the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority" - View Presentation (pdf)
12:15-12:20
Break
12:20-1:30
Closing Panel & Lunch:  "From K to Gray: Financial Literacy Across the Life Cycle"
C.J. Juleff, Executive Director, Colorado Jump$tart Coalition, Cathy Gonzales, AARP Wyoming, and Kyle R. Christensen, Coordinator, Make Change NoCo (Larimer County Financial Literacy Initiative), Central & East Yellowstone Ballroom