FOCUS Summit Schedule at a Glance  
FOCUS Summit Schedule at a Glance
Conference Home Fees & Location Agenda Speakers



This schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

  Breakfast is on your own
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration
Expo Hall Open
10:00 a.m. Welcome
10:30 a.m. Keynote Address
Freedom Writers
Sue Ellen Alpizar & Narada Comans
11:30 a.m. Autograph Session with Freedom Writers
Expo Hall Open
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. From Financial Education to Financial Capability: Opportunities for Innovation
Josh Sledge, Director, Center for Financial Services Innovation
2:15 p.m. The US Economy Past, Present and Future
Dr. Steve Happel, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business
3:15 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. DEAR World - Let's Tell Our Story!
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in Expo Hall (drinks and light hors'doeuvres)

Friday, March 31, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Re-Cap of First Day
8:45 a.m. How Money Feels: Emotional IQ & the Future of Financial Services and Financial Education
Lee Wetherington, Director Strategic Insight of ProfitStars, a Division of Jack Henry & Associates
9:45 a.m. Group Work - Cradle to Grave Financial Education
11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:15 a.m. State Financial Education Mandates: It's All in the Implementation
Dr. Carly Urban, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Ag. Economics & Economics at Montana State University
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. The Power of One
Gigi Hyland, Executive Director, National Credit Union Foundation
1:45 p.m. Closing Speaker
Erin Gruwell, an American teacher known for her unique teaching method, which led to the publication of The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them. The 2007 film Freedom Writers is based on her story.
3:15 p.m. Wrap-Up