|MALG Virtual Connect 2022 – ‘Debt Advice in an Age of Inflation’ panel confirmed
The MALG Virtual Connect 2022 is now just over two weeks away and we are close to finalising the programme with the confirmation of panelists for the timely session on ‘Debt Advice in an Age of Inflation‘ (see below).
The event is designed to offer delegates the opportunity to ‘step back from the day job’ to discuss hot topics and network with others from across the whole debt landscape as part of our aim of ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’, particularly in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Theme: ‘Where are we now?: Two years into the pandemic (and one year on from the first MALG Virtual Connect)’.
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and informal networking
09:10 – 09:30 Introduction to the MALG Virtual Connect
09:30 – 09:45 Update from Liz Barclay (Small Business Commissioner)
09:45 – 10:15 Keynote: Financial Education Initiative – John Pears (UK CEO, Lowell)
10:15 – 11:00 Financial Literacy Panel Discussion – John Pears (UK CEO, Lowell), Mick McAteer (Chair Registry Trust and Financial Inclusion Centre), and Joe Shalam (Policy Director, Centre for Social Justice)
11:00 – 11:15 Comfort Break / Networking Time
11:15 – 12:15 Breakout Sessions 1:
- 1a: Debt Collection in an Age of Inflation – Gareth McNab (Director Of External Affairs, Christians Against Poverty) and Peter Gent (Sales Director, Credit Resource Solutions)
- 1b: Enabling Better Debt Solutions Through Tech – Ryan Hayes and Lee Usher (COO and Credit Services Director, Trustfolio Ltd)
12.15 – 12.30 ‘Breaking News’
12:30 – 13:30 Lunchtime and Networking opportunities
13:30 – 14:30 Breakout Sessions 2:
- 2a: Debt Advice in an Age of Inflation – Peter Tutton (Head of Policy, StepChange), Paul Mason (CEO, Creditfix), and Sara Williams (Debt Camel)
- 2b: Impacts and Updates following the Pandemic – Mel Chell and Laura Cronin (Director of Client Experience and Culture and Learning and Development Manager, Equivo) and Lauren Long and Vanesha Seetal (Ombudsman Leader and Policy and Communications Adviser, Financial Ombudsman Service)
14:30 – 15:00 Round-up Discussion, Summary, and Close.
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