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FINPACK Lenders Conference

by | Nov 20, 2017

Join us for the FINPACK Lenders Conference at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota on December 12 and 13, 2017.

Highlights of the agenda include:

  • Trump, Trade & the Regional Economy:  Black Swans and Golden Geese – Surveys of Bankers and Manufacturers, Ernie Gross
  • Ag Policy Under the Trump Administration and the Current Congress, Barry Flinchbaugh
  • Connecting the Dots, David Kohl
  • Credit Risk 2017-2018:  Answers to Critical Questions, David Kohl
  • Producer Financial Trends and Expectations, Dale Nordquist and Robert Craven
  • Post-Harvest Marketing Tips, Edward Usset
  • FINPACK New Feature Buffet

For the full agenda and other conference information, go to https://finpack.umn.edu/finpack-conference.  To register, please go to:  https://z.umn.edu/2017FPLendersConf.  Attendance at the event will cost $249 per person.  Pre-registration is required.  Registration cancellations will be refunded until November 29, 2017, subject to a $25 processing fee.  No refunds will be issued after this date.

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