NASWA Winter Policy Forum: Rebuilding America’s Workforce

PERC Sponsors NASWA Winter Policy Forum: Rebuilding America’s Workforce. PERC is proud to support efforts by the leadership among state workforce agencies (SWAs) to collaborate on policy solutions to one of the most pressing economic policy issues of our generation. If you plan on attending, come say hello.


Dr.  Turner, will participate as moderator and  a panelist on this First 2017 ABAC Meeting​ in Bangkok, Thailand.  He will moderate on  Innovative Financing Mechanisms: Development and Potential for Funding MSMEs and he will also serve as a panelist  to discuss on How APFF/FIDN is helping APEC economies accelerate the development of their credit information infrastructure.

CFPB Field Hearing on Alternative Data in Charleston, West Virginia

PERC’s Patrick Walker joined a private community roundtable meeting with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray and attended the Field Hearing on Alternative Data. Mr. Walker provided comments at the hearing.

APEC Meetings Lima

PERC’s Patrick Walker will be attending and participating in this annual APEC summit.

APEC Executive Dialogue on Finance (Lima, Peru)

PERC CEO and President Dr. Michael Turner will participate in the APEC Executive Dialogue on Finance, in Lima, Peru. Dr. Turner will address member economy finance ministers, senior regulators, and industry leaders as part of a two-day workshop exploring key issues around financial inclusion.​

House Financial Services Committee

Dr. Michael Turner, President and CEO of PERC, testified before the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit on a range of bills pertaining to consumer credit reporting. The hearing was titled “Examining Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Mainstream Banking Services.” To view the hearing, click on

Bangkok Conference on Credit Infrastructure

Patrick Walker will present a session and moderate a panel on credit information sharing at this event hosted by the Bank of Thailand and sponsored by the Thai Bankers’ Association and APEC Business Advisory Council.

Asia Pacific Financial Forum—FinTech Roundtable

Dr. Turner will moderate a panel on data and access to finance.Asia Pacific Financial Forum—FinTech Roundtable (Hong Kong, PRC July 15)—Dr. Turner moderates panel on data and access to finance.