2012 Assets Learning Conference

Assets Learning Conference Agenda

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Conference Institutes
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 Conference Institutes

 2 pm - 4 pm  Conference Institutes
Thursday, September 20, 2012
8:00 am - 9:30 am
 Opening Breakfast Plenary: State of the Field
9:30 am - 10:45 am
 Concurrent Sessions 1
  • Affordable Housing as an Asset-Building Platform | Session Info
  • Applied Research Forum Kick-off | Session Info
  • Asset Funders Network Dialog with Funders: Taking Risks and Advancing Innovation | Session Info
  • Eliminating Asset Tests: New Research, Challenges and Approaches | Session Info
  • Embedding Financial Empowerment into Social Service Delivery | Session Info
  • Enduring Assets: The Financial Lives of Young People Transitioning from Foster Care | Session Info
  • Entrepreneurship Development Systems: Creating Strong Native Economies | Session Info
  • Future of Prize-Linked Savings: New Strategies for Practitioners and Advocates | Session Info
  • Innovations in Entrepreneurship | Session Info
  • Score2Save: Credit Outcome Tracking for Asset Builders | Session Info
  • Tax and Entrepreneurship Policy | Session Info
  • What Can the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau do for – and in Partnership with – the Asset-Building Field | Session Info
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  Concurrent Sessions II
  • Behavioral Interventions to Boost Savings Rates | Session Info
  • Capitol Hill Visit Training | Session Info
  • Designing Attractive Accounts for Lower-Income Consumers | Session Info
  • Early Learnings from the Financial Capability Innovation Fund | Session Info
  • Housing Counseling: From Foreclosure to Asset Building | Session Info
  • Launching Successful Social Enterprises | Session Info
  • Measuring and Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap | Session Info
  • Powerful Data for Advocacy | Session Info
  • Self-Employment Tax Preparation | Session Info
  • Using Participatory Evaluation to Strengthen Financial Capability Programming | Session Info
  • When Cash is No Longer King: The Role of Mobile, Cards and other Innovations in Financial Inclusion | Session Info
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 Lunch Plenary: Assets & Opportunity Award
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 Concurrent Sessions III
  • The ASSET Initiative - Asset Building for Low-Income Fathers: Emerging Lessons and New Guidance for Asset-Building Organizations | Session Info
  • Building Emergency Savings | Session Info
  • Building the Next Generation of Savers: Integrating Savings Accounts in Schools | Session Info
  • How to Talk About Assets: What Works with Policymakers and Potential Allies | Session Info
  • Impactful Investing: Leveraging the Full Range of Philanthropic Resources | Session Info
  • Integrated Service Delivery Essentials | Session Info
  • Nonprofit Distribution of Financial Products: the Need, Opportunity and For-Profit Perspective | Session Info
  • Partnerships to Promote College Affordability, Enrollment and Success | Session Info
  • Revitalizing Low-Income Neighborhoods Through Investment in Small Business and Entrepreneurs | Session Info
  • The ASSET Initiative: Summary, Lessons, Promising Practices | Session Info
  • The Great Recession and its Impact on Wealth in Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color | Session Info
  • Using AFI to Maximize the Impact of Asset Building Work | Session Info
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
 Concurrent Sessions IV
  • Behavioral Economics 101: Applying Behavioral Strategies to Improve Asset-Building Outcomes | Session Info
  • Creating Sustainable Wealth for Rural Families | Session Info
  • Energy Savings is Asset Building | Session Info
  • Financial Opportunity Centers:  Building Wealth through Integrated Service Delivery | Session Info
  • Immigrants' Access to Financial Products and Services | Session Info
  • Promoting Financial Capability by Improving Access to Financial Products: A Winning Strategy for Building Consumer Credit | Session Info
  • The Right Hand Side of the Balance Sheet: New Findings on Consumers Using and Reducing Debt | Session Info
  • Which Assets Matter? | Session Info
  • Youth Savings Strategies | Session Info
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
SaveUSA Stories From the Field | Session Info
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Networking Reception
 Friday, September 21, 2012
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Breakfast Plenary: Conversations with Savers
9:30 am - 10:45 am
Concurrent Sessions V
  • Asset Building and Disability Advocacy Partnerships | Session Info
  • Building Credit as an Asset: The Power of Rent | Session Info
  • Financial Education Best Practices | Session Info
  • Protecting and Rebuilding Communities After Foreclosure: State and Local Strategies | Session Info
  • Reaching Financially Vulnerable Populations through Integrated Services | Session Info
  • Social Capital and Wealth Accumulation | Session Info
  • Testing New Strategies for Building Financial Capability | Session Info
  • Understanding Prepaid Cards and Improving their Role in Consumer Outcomes | Session Info
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions VI
  • Asset Building Built for Two: Individuals and Communities | Session Info
  • Building Assets and Wealth for All: New Developments in Policy and Practice | Session Info
  • Future Directions for Bank On: What We've Learned and Where We're Headed | Session Info
  • The ASSET Initiative - Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Build Assets: Winning Strategies for Partnering with DV Agencies | Session Info
  • IDA Research: Recent Findings and Future Directions | Session Info
  • Piggy Banks and the Public Sector | Session Info
  • Retirement Equity in the Wake of the Great Recession | Session Info
  • Savings Bonds: Tax Time Innovations | Session Info
  • Setting the Stage: Coalition Building through Practitioner and Public Education | Session Info
  • State and Local Strategies to Curb Predatory Small Dollar Lending | Session Info
  • Winning Strategies for State Asset Policy Change in a Time of Budget Shortfalls | Session Info
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 Closing Lunch Plenary: Call to Action
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Capitol Hill Visits