Join the Federal Trade Commission; Wisconsin Department of Justice; Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; 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 Midwest consumers today. Learn about emerging trends and new and existing challenges. Explore ways to collaborate and share information and resources. Discussions will include recent consumer fraud trends, frauds that impact various communities, including seniors and students, Internet scams, and debt collection.
The 2016 Midwest Common Ground Conference is open to invited participants and the public. 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 e-mail your name, affiliation, and your e-mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org. A detailed agenda and additional information about the conference will be e-mailed to attendees.
When you pre-register, we collect your name, affiliation, and your e-mail 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. We may also use your e-mail address to contact you with information about the conference.