Published by: Lynne Engelman (Momentum)
Date & Time: Thursday, October 24, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Region(s): Central, South
Join colleagues from across the province as we come together to share and learn more about financial empowerment, including evidence-based interventions and innovative practices that measurably improve financial outcomes for people living on low incomes.
Who should attend?
Non-profit organizations, private sector and government stakeholders active or interested in the field of financial empowerment.
Thanks to our event sponsors, this is a free event.
8:30-9 AM -- Registration & networking breakfast
9-9:35 AM -- Welcome and Introductions
9:35-10:35 AM -- Panel Discussion: Consumer Protection -- featuring Dr Mohammed El Hazzouri (researching impact from changes in payday loan regulations), Sorin Mihailovici (creator of Scam Detector app) and Darren Thomas (Director of Fair Trading, Service Alberta)
10:35-10:50 AM -- BREAK
10:50-12:05 PM -- Breakout #1: Financial Empowerment 101; or, Innovations in Matched Savings Programs
12:05-12:50 PM -- LUNCH
12:50-2:00 PM -- Breakout #2: Indigenous Financial Empowerment; or, The Business Sector and Financial Empowerment
2-2:15 PM -- BREAK
2:15-3:25 -- Breakout #3: Systems Integration of Financial Empowerment; or, Financial Interventions from a Cultural Perspective
3:25-3:45 PM -- Closing remarks
Please note that the above programming is subject to change.
Questions, comments, concerns? Please email Lindsey Dunham: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and to register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/financial-empowerment-forum-tickets-68333660819