Heartland Common Ground Conference

Heartland Common Ground 2020 - Working Together to Protect Heartland Consumers: A Common Ground Conference

University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 1 North Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103 | Directions & Nearby

Wade Auditorium

Event Description

The Federal Trade Commission will host a Heartland Common Ground Conference, in cooperation with the Offices of the Attorney General for the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, on March 9 and 10, 2020, at the University of Memphis – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.

The March 9 conference will bring together advocates, law enforcers, regulators, social service providers, and others to discuss consumer protection issues affecting the American Heartland. The discussion will include issues relating to senior and elder fraud, protecting underserved communities, effective outreach strategies, combatting unlawful robocalls, and working together effectively to protect consumers. The Honorable Herbert Slatery, III, Attorney General and Reporter for the State of Tennessee, will be the Keynote Speaker at the event.

There will also be a law enforcement only conference on March 10.

Hotel Information

The Peabody Hotel in Memphis is offering conference attendees a limited number of rooms at a special rate of $123.00 per night.

The Peabody Hotel
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

Reservations: (901) 529‐4000

Registration Notice

The March 9 conference is free to attend and all are welcome; the March 10 conference is limited to law enforcement personnel only.

Registration is not necessary to attend, but is encouraged so that we may better plan this event. To register, please complete the Heartland Common Ground Conference Registration Form

Event Details

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at ftc.gov or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.