Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will explain the different types of identity theft, how to recognize it and how to prevent it – including information about Fraud Alerts and Security Freezes. Receive tips for safeguarding personal information and how to spot the red flags of a scam. You will be allowed ample time to ask questions and will also be given helpful brochures to take home with you.
Jeff Kersten is the Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As the Agency Liaison, Jeff travels around the state to educate the public, businesses and law enforcement on the importance of privacy protection and data security. Jeff has over 12 years of experience as a police officer and is a former Consumer Protection Investigator for the Bureau of Consumer Protection. This program will not be videotaped.
Food pantry contributions
The pantry for this event is "Open Seat Food Pantry". Both cash and checks payable to UW Foundation with "Open Seat Food Pantry" on the memo line will be accepted.
Enter Oakwood grounds at the traffic light at Island Drive and Mineral Point Road. Take the left fork and then the second driveway on the right to enter visitor underground parking. Push the button for assistance. Park in any visitor stall; take elevator to first floor lobby where signs or a receptionist will help. When you exit the underground parking the garage door opens automatically. You may also park in a surface visitor spot (marked spaces along the drive and up the hill toward the large lot).
On foot, enter Heritage (6205 Mineral Point Road) at its main entrance (third driveway on the right, at stop sign) or enter the auditorium doors directly from the lower drive.
If taking the bus, Madison Metro Bus Routes 14 and 67 stop on Mineral Point Rd in front of Oakwood, if traveling easterly, or across Mineral Point Rd from Oakwood if traveling westerly.
Here is a link to the Oakwood Village University Woods campus map showing the location of underground parking lot and surface parking spaces. The location of the Arts and Education Center is also highlighted in yellow.
Advance registration is required. You are encouraged to register online. If you are not registered, we cannot guarantee that there will be sufficient handouts available. If you or your companion registered for this seminar but cannot attend, please email or call the UWRA Office.
To register by phone or email, call or email
UW-Madison Retirement Association
21 N Park St, Room 7205
Madison WI 53715-1218