TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT (Registration at 8:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Room 310, St. Louis, Missouri
Join the Federal Trade Commission, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss a variety of issues facing consumers today, including mortgage and foreclosure issues, scams impacting immigrants, small dollar loans and their collection, and auto financing issues. Conference participants will share experiences and challenges, make connections, and discuss how groups can better collaborate and share information and resources.
See the Draft Agenda.
The 2014 Midwest Region Common Ground Conference will be open to invited participants. There is no fee to attend. The FTC will accept pre-registration for this conference. Pre-registration is not necessary to attend, but is encouraged so that we may better plan this event. To pre-register, please email your name, affiliation, and your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. A detailed agenda and additional information on the conference will be emailed to attendees.
When you pre-register, we collect your name, affiliation, and your email address. We use the name and affiliation you have provided for conference administration purposes – to estimate how many people will attend, prepare nametags, and better understand the likely audience for the conference, and we may use your email address to contact you with information about the conference.