Conference Schedule *

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am Golf Tournament Check-In, The Club at Cordillera, Summit Course
Grab a burrito, get your drink tickets, and goodies and prepare for a wonderful tournament
9:00 am SHOTGUN START  sponsored by Data Trace
3:00 pm Exhibitor Set up Grand Ballroom foyer
5:30 pm Registration Desk Opens Grand Registration Desk
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Icebreaker Reception and Trade Show Grand Ballroom Foyer  
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Remembering Bo: Bluegrass, Burgers & Brews hosted by Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

8:00 am Breakfast for all Attendees Grand Ballroom Foyer & Salons G-H
Those attending the forums, feel free to bring breakfast with you.  All others relax and eat in the Exhibit Area. 
8:15 am - 9:15 am: Agent Forum Salon F
8:15 am - 9:15 am: Underwriter Forum Salons I-J
9:30 am - 10:30 am: Opening Ceremony Salons E-A
10:30 am - 10:45 am: Break and Trade Show Grand Ballroom Foyer sponsored by Black Knight, Inc.
10:45 am - 12:00 pm: The State of the Housing Market: The State of the Housing Market: Macroeconomics, Growing Demand, A Nation of Homebodies and Builder Woes, Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist, First American Title Insurance Company.  Salons E-A

As Millennials continue to age into homeownership demand and, like prior generations, choose ownership over renting potential demand will continue to increase.  Yet, the question is where will the supply come from?  Will existing homeowners choose to sell their homes and “move up”? Is the housing stock growing sufficiently to keep pace with the growth in households looking for shelter? Will the supply shortage that we have experienced for the last two years continue and will quickly rising house prices cause an affordability crisis?  Is 2019 the year that the housing market turns and ends it’s 7-year bull run?

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm: Lunch Mountain View Patio sponsored by Stewart
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm:  Past Presidents Lunch Sun Up
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm:  KEYNOTE: The Bucket List Life  Kenyon Salo Salons E-A  sponsored by Fidelity National Title

In this high energy session, you will learn how the three simple concepts of The Bucket List Life will guide you through your life long journey. See the creation of phenomenal experiences, hear the sharing of inspirational stories, and ultimately feel like you are living more fulfilled by helping others along the way. The Bucket List Life and Kenyon Salo will lift you up both personally and professionally.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Preparing for Tomorrow:  ALTA's Strategic Priorities to Help You Grow Your Business Bill Burding, Jr. NTP  Salons E-A

ALTA leadership constantly contemplates the challenges and opportunities that exist in the land title and settlement industry. ALTA Board Member William Burding Jr., NTP will discuss the strategic priorities ALTA focuses on to help ensure the industry thrives in a dynamic business and regulatory environment.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Break and Trade Show Grand Ballroom Foyer  sponsored by Black Knight, Inc.
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm: Tech Trends You Can't Ignore David Floyd, NextAce & Marvin Stone, Stewart Title,  Salons E-A

As the hype around Blockchain, Bitcoin and smart contracts has settled down to a more reasoned exploration of their potential use in the Title Industry, it is important to understand which emerging technologies are most likely to impact your business today.   Attendees will gain a big picture understanding of how major industry players and venture capitalists are leveraging cutting edge technologies to bring new models that will require today’s title agent to adapt. As expectations come back to reality, it’s time to focus on tangible ways you can leverage technology to remain competitive in this rapidly changing environment.  

4:35 pm - 5:30 pm: Break and Trade Show Grand Ballroom Foyer   bar sponsored by Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund  and Qualia 

Come socialize and check out the dueling bars.  Which drink will win?  Villians or Heros? 

 

Friday, September 13, 2019

8:00 am Breakfast for all Attendees Grand Ballroom Foyer & Salons G-H
8:15 am - 9:15 am: Agency/Underwriter Forum Salons I-J
9:15 am - 9:30 am: Break and Trade Show Grand Ballroom Foyer  sponsored by Karsh, Fulton, Gabler & Joseph
9:30 am : Exhibitor Tear Down Available until 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 am: Business Meeting Salons E-A
10:00 am - 10:45 am: Legislative Update: Report Out from Agent/Underwriter Meetings Salons E-A
10:45 am - 11:00 am: Surrounding State (guest) Updates Salons E-A
11:00 am - 11:15 am: Vendor Prizes & Video Prize Salons E-A
11:15 am - 11:30 am: Silent Auction Check Out Grand Ballroom Foyer
11:30 pm - 1:15 pm:  Awards Lunch, Closing KEYNOTE:  Fraud & Consequences, Diary of a White Collar Criminal Jerome Mayne                        Salons I-J  sponsored by Simplifile

Vulnerabilities exist for everyone in today’s business world. While checklists, policies and fraud prevention technologies are invaluable, they do not account for the human factor. Following policies and procedures, and completing checklists isn’t enough. Justifying behavior is a product of ethical complacency and indecision. These actions can lead to a lack of trust in an industry, a tarnished reputation of a company and the complete psychological collapse and loss of freedom of good people.  Jerome’s gripping story will help you identify your vulnerabilities. You'll take away the true consequences of committing fraud.  You’ll learn the lessons you need to make the best decisions in impossible situations and save everything you’ve worked for.

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Board Meeting  Sun Up
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Invite Only, Thank you reception for Board, Past Presidents & Committee Members

 

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