Registration Now Open for CFS Event “FinTech: Innovations for Family Financial Security”

This half day workshop hosted by The Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will explore the potential for Financial Technology to address the needs of underserved consumers. Panelists from financial technology companies, researchers and practitioners will contribute to a lively conversation followed by a key note speaker and reception. Affiliates and Fellows of the Center for Financial Security, students, local business leaders, and community stakeholders from the region are encouraged to attend.

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Event Agenda:

12:30 – 1:00 PM Registration

1:00 – 1:30 PM The Potential for FinTech in Achieving Financial Security, Professors J. Michael Collins & Justin Sydnor

1:30 – 3:00 PM Flash Talks: Innovations in Action with Speakers from SpringFour, Shift, SafetyNet, American Family, and M1Finance

3:00 – 3:15 PM Cliff Robb presents on UW-Madison FinTech Initiative

3:15 – 4:00 PM Keynote Address: Ida Rademacher, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program

4:00 – 5:00 PM Reception

5:00 – 5:30 PM Investiture Ceremony immediately followed by celebratory toast

Guests are welcome to attend an event taking place directly following the FinTech Reception, Investiture: The Ecology of Consumer and Financial Well-Being. This Investiture will celebrate the following School of Human Ecology faculty and Center for Financial Security Affiliates:

Fetzer Family Chair in Consumer and Personal Finance, Associate Professor J. Michael Collins
Kohl’s Chair in Retail Innovation, Professor Nancy Wong
Meta Schroeder Beckner Outreach Professor, Professor Judi Bartfeld