On Thursday, November 5, 2009, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the City of Milwaukee, Marquette University Law School, the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority will cosponsor a conference entitled, Foreclosures in Wisconsin: Responses and Resources for Living beyond the Bubble. This conference is a continuation of a series of events that have been held in Wisconsin to address the issues and concerns surrounding Wisconsin's increasing number of foreclosures.
This daylong conference features: opening remarks by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; luncheon keynote address by U.S. HUD Deputy Secretary Ron Sims; and panel discussions focusing on the lessons learned from the first round of Neighborhood Stabilization Funds, court-referred foreclosure mediation, the social impact of foreclosure and the future of housing finance.
Conference participants will be comprised of community development professionals, bankers, attorneys, economists, realtors, secondary market specialists, policymakers, researchers and representatives of government agencies and foundations. Licensed attorneys, please note that we are applying for Continuing Legal Education credits for portions of the conference agenda, and you will be notified about the availability of CLE credit, if applicable.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
5311 S Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 482-8896 or toll free: (866) 481-2400
The registration fee for this event is $45.00 ($35.00 for nonprofit organizations) and includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials. Conference registration and payment deadline is Monday, November 2. Refunds are not available for this event.
Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards are accepted.
Checks should be made out to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and mailed to:
Consumer & Community Affairs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Wisconsin Foreclosure Conference
PO Box 834
Chicago, IL 60690-9975