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FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN) Meeting  
The State of Economic Inclusion And The Way Forward

June 2, 2011, FDIC Headquarters, 550 17thStreet N.W., Washington, DC

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8:45 to 9:00

Opening Remarks 
   Sheila C. Bair, Chairman, FDIC
   Martin J. Gruenberg, Vice Chairman, FDIC

9:00 to 10:00 

The Status of LMI Household Finances

Moderator: Ellen Lazar, Senior Advisor to the Chairman for Consumer Policy, FDIC

Richard Brown, Chief Economist, FDIC

Keith Ernst, Associate Director, Consumer Research, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, FDIC

10:00 to 10:15 Break
10:15 to 12:00

The Way Forward:   The Future of Economic Inclusion Efforts—Technology and Innovations

Moderator:  Michael Barr, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

George Peabody, Director, Emerging Technology Advisory Service, Mercator Advisory Group

Michael Tarazi, Senior Policy Specialist, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), The World Bank Group

Brandee McHale, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Foundation

Jennifer Tescher, President and CEO, Center for Financial Services Innovation

Jonathan Mintz, Co-Chair, Cities for Financial Empowerment; Commissioner, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch*
1:30 to 2:30

Recipients of Chairman's LMI Award Discuss Their Programs

 Luke Brown, Associate Director, Compliance Policy, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, FDIC

The recipients of the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Serving the Needs of LMI Consumers will discuss their programs.  The winners will be announced the evening before at the awards dinner.

2:30 to 3:00

Farewell Remarks and Conclusion

Sheila C. Bair

Martin J. Gruenberg

Ellen Lazar

*  Due to space limitations, lunch is provided for meeting participants and invited guests only.

Meeting Documents     
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Michael Tarazi & Tilman Ehrbeck, Putting the Banking in Branchless Banking: Regulation and the Case for Interest-Bearing and Insured E-money Savings Accounts, Mobile Financial Services Development Report 2011, World Economic Forum (2011) - PDF

Michael Tarazi & Paul Breloff, Regulating Banking Agents, CGAP Focus Note (March 2011) - PDF

Michael Tarazi & Paul Breloff, Nonbank E-Money Issuers: Regulatory Approaches to Protecting Customer Funds, CGAP Focus Note (July 2010) - PDF

Joshua Sledge, Sarah Gordon & Matthew Knisley, Making the Shift from Financial Education to Financial Capability: Evidence from the Financial Capability Innovation Fund, Center for Financial Services Innovation
(2011) -

New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment, Financial Empowerment Brief, (February 2011) - PDF

Presentations  (PPT Help)

Branchless Banking and Financial Inclusion, Michael Tarazi - PPT

The Future of Financial Inclusion in the U.S., Brandee McHale - PPT

The Shift to Financial Capability: Spurring Innovation and Behavior Change, Jennifer Tescher - PPT

Banking Low- and Moderate-Income Consumers - PPT

Economic Inclusion: Education, Access & Consumer Protection, Michael Barr - PPT

Last Updated 06/01/2011 come-in@fdic.gov