MADISON, Wis. (2/13/08)--FOCUS 2008, a national sales conference for financial advisors and sponsored by CUNA Brokerage Services Inc., begins today at the Sheraton Atlanta. The conference will end Sunday. It offers more than 30 workshops with topics that include retirement income planning, structuring annuity contracts, gifting strategies, Six Sigma investing, unified managed accounts and investing in real estate. Many workshops meet continuing-education credit requirements. Annual compliance training also will be offered. Pat Croce, author and former team president of the Philadelphia 76ers, and Jerry Linenger, former NASA astronaut, will be guest speakers.