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2020 MTRA Beginners (Operations) School for Regulators Only

March 29 – April 2, 2020

Basic Schedule

March 29   Sunday        Travel Day
March 30  Monday        Meeting all day, hot breakfast, lunch and reception included
March 31  Tuesday        Meeting all day, hot breakfast and lunch included
April 1  Wednesday       Meeting all day, hot breakfast and lunch included
April 2 Thursday           Meeting all day, hot breakfast and lunch included
April 3  Friday                Travel Day

Students will need to bring laptops.
Files will be sent to students via email prior to the School.


Operations School Agenda – Hershey PA


Hotel
Hershey Lodge
325 University Dr 
Hershey PA 17033

Overnight rooms are currently at the gov’t per diem rate of $113, plus 6% state tax and 5% local taxes. Our block of rooms begins on Sunday 3/29 through Thursday night 4/2. Here is the link to book a room>>
If you prefer to call to make reservations, call 855-729-3108 and ask for the room block for the Money Transmitter Regulators Association. 

Make sure you book your room BEFORE March 6, and earlier if possible.
The Lodge reserves the right to charge a $50 early departure fee.


Registration Fee
The registration fee is $850. Register Now 

Scholarships
Nanette Smith Memorial Training Scholarship Application Applications must be received by December 20. The committee will accept ONE application per state. Scholarship awards will be announced after January 16.


Speakers  2020 Ops School Speaker Bios
Chair, Karen Tingley, MI Dept. of Insurance and Financial Services
Emily Frazier, NC Office of the Commissioner of Banks
Karen Heede, VA Bureau of Financial Institutions
Patrick Hunt, VA Bureau of Financial Institutions


Travel
Harrisburg International (MDT) is the closest major airport at 7 miles away. 

Things to do in Harrisburg/Hershey
You may want to consider renting a car. Hershey provides a free shuttle to other Hershey-owned properties (ex. Devon’s Seafood & Steak, Houlihans, The Hershey Hotel, the Hershey rose gardens, etc.) There are other interesting places in Hershey such as The Mill, Primanti Brothers, Iron Hill Brewery, Chocolate Avenue Grill, Tröegs Brewery   and near/in Harrisburg Greystone Public House, Suba Tapas, The Federal Taphouse, The Millworks close by car or Uber/Lyft. Or you may want to visit nearby Lancaster County (home to many Amish folk) while in PA.