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AGENDA
Day 1
Thursday, March 29, 2007
 
   
8:30 a.m.
Welcome
   Sheila F. Maith,
   Assistant Director and Community Affairs Officer,
   Division of Consumer and Community Affairs,
   Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


Opening Remarks
  Jeffrey M. Lacker,
   President,
   Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
9:00 a.m.
Is Subprime Loan Pricing Fair or Predatory?
10:15 a.m.
Break
10:45 a.m.
Are Legislative Remedies to Limit Predatory Lending Really Remedies?
Noon
Lunch
   Host: Dede Myers,
   Vice President and Community Affairs Officer,
   Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

   Guest Speaker: Mary Lee Widener,
   President,
   NHS of America, Inc.
1:30 p.m.
What Determines Who Defaults or Goes Bankrupt?
How Do They Fare?
2:45 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m.
What Should and Can Be Done to Enhance Borrowers'
Knowledge of Their Credit Risk?
5:00 p.m.
Reception

Day 2
Friday, March 30, 2007

8:30 a.m.
Welcome
   Dede Myers,
   Vice President and Community Affairs Officer,
   Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia


Opening Remarks
  Charles I. Plosser,
   President,
   Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
9:00 a.m.
Does the Financing of Small Businesses Differ for Minority-Owned Businesses and for Businesses in Low-Income Areas?
10:15 a.m.
Break
10:45 a.m.
Can Alternative Financial Services Products Help the Underbanked?
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
   Host: Loretta J. Mester,
    Senior Vice President and Director of Research,
   Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

   Keynote Speaker: Ben S. Bernanke,
   Chairman,
   Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
1:30 p.m.
Adjourn