Registration for Conference Now Open 

This year's Annual Conference and Business Meeting features an outstanding lineup of speakers and entertainment all at the brand-new Fairmont Austin. Registration is now open, so get registered, check out the schedule and book your hotel room.
When you register early, you don't just save big – all registrations received before April 16 get entered to win a free 2018 Conference registration. 

Featured Speakers – More to Be Announced Soon

Evan Smith

Is It a Wave, a Tsunami, a Sharknado, or None of the Above – and What Does It Mean for Texas

Evan Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a pioneering nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization whose deep coverage of Texas politics and public policy can be found at its website,, in newspapers and on TV and radio stations across the state, and in the print and online editions of the Washington Post.

Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan

TDI Regulatory Update

Kent Sullivan was appointed Commissioner of Insurance by Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 21, 2017. He oversees the Texas Department of Insurance, which regulates the insurance industry and protects consumers. The agency has almost 1,400 employees statewide and an annual budget of more than $110 million.

ALTA President Steven G. Day, NTP

The Path Forward: ALTA's Strategic Priorities to Advance the Industry

Steven Day is executive vice president and division manager for Fidelity National Title Group. In that capacity, he has management responsibility for the direct, agency and commercial title operations in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

President's Evening Entertainment

Ray Benson founded Asleep at the Wheel in Paw Paw, West Virginia 48 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. The Grammy Award-winning Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys is the band's most recent release (2015) and marks their third full-length Bob Wills tribute album. Featuring 22 acclaimed collaborations, the all-star lineup includes legends such as Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and George Strait and newcomers like The Avett Brothers, Amos Lee, Old Crow Medicine Show and many other fine talents.  

Fairmont Hotel Austin

101 Red River Street 
Austin Texas, 78701 
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TEL 512.600.2000 
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