Community Development in Rural Wisconsin

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will partner with Community Bankers of Wisconsin, CAP Services/WISCAP, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to host a conference on "Community Development in Rural Wisconsin." The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Stevens Point Convention Center on Wednesday, June 27, 2007. Topics discussed will include the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and its implications for rural America; Midwest agriculture and rural development issues; and sessions on community development, economic opportunities, and financial education.

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12:00 AM
Community Development Toolkit
Moderator
Arlene Scalzo, Community Relations Officer, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)
Speakers
Frank Frassetto, Wisconsin State Director, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Alan Nystrom, M&I, Marshall & Ilsley Bank
Gary Sipiorski, President and CEO, Citizens State Bank of Loyal
12:00 AM
Economic Opportunities
Moderator
Daryll Lund, President and CEO, Community Bankers of Wisconsin
Speakers
Kelly Haverkampf, Executive Director, Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc.
Bob Reeder, Program Director, Rural LISC
Pamela Christenson, Acting Adminstrator, Business Development Division, Wisconsin Department of Commerce
12:00 AM
Financial Education
Moderator
Pam Anderson, Regional Community Development Manager, U.S. Bank
Speakers
David Manci, Director, Office of Financial Literacy, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Michael Gutter, State Specialist/Team Leader, University of Wisconsin - Extension Family Financial Education
Meridee Maynard, Senior Vice President, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
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8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM
Welcome and Introduction
Jeremiah Boyle, Community Affairs Program Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Daryll Lund, President and CEO, Wisconsin Community Action Program
Richard Schlimm, Executive Director, Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP)
8:45 AM
Update on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Its Impact on Rural America
Speaker
Jeremiah Boyle, Community Affairs Program Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:15 AM
Overview of Midwest Agriculture and Rural Development Issues
Speaker
David Oppedahl, Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
Rural Depopulation: What Does It Mean for the Future Economic Health of Rural Areas and the Community Banks That Support Them?
Speaker
John M Anderlik, Regional Manager, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , Kansas City Region Division of Insurance and Research
11:00 AM
Break
11:15 AM
Concurrent Sessions: Community and Economic Development in Central Wisconsin
12:30 PM
Lunch and Keynote Address
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Jeremiah Boyle, Community Affairs Program Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Keynote Address
Karl Pnazek, President and CEO, CAP Services, Inc.
1:45 PM
Plenary Panel Discussion: Regional Economic Development
Moderator
David Oppedahl, Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Speakers
Jason Henderson, Senior Economist, Center for the Study of Rural America, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Jerry Murphy, Executive Director, New North
William Tehan (Invited), Chairman, Centergy
2:45 PM
Questions & Answers/Audience Participation
3:15 PM
Break
3:30 PM
Closing Conversation
Daryll Lund, President and CEO, Community Bankers of Wisconsin
Karl Pnazek, President and CEO , CAP Services, Inc.

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