Schedule


Sunday, June 11

3:30-5:30 PM
Early Registration Open ROOSEVELT BALLROOM
3:30-5:30 PM
Optional Early Sponsor Exhibit Set-up ROOSEVELT BALLROOM

Monday, June 12

8 AM
Bert Massey Classic Golf Tournament & TLTAPAC Fundraiser ENGLISH TURN GOLF CLUB
10 AM-6:30 PM
Registration Desk Open ROOSEVELT BALLROOM
NOON-7 PM
Sponsor Exhibits Open ROOSEVELT BALLROOM
4-5:30 PM
Opening General Session ROOSEVELT SALONS 4 & 5

Emerging Technologies – E-Closings, E-Notarization, Remote Notarization, Fintech and More. What Every Title Agent Needs to Know to Stay Competitive

MARVIN STONE
Senior Vice President Business Integration, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Technology is rapidly changing the way real estate transactions take place. Learn how major lenders, “e” technology vendors and Fintech startups are changing the landscape for title agencies at a rapid pace. Learn what you need to do to adapt and thrive in this environment.

Resilient Leadership: Prepare Today to Prevail Tomorrow

LT. GENERAL RUSSEL L. HONORÉ (RET.)
Commander, Joint Task Force Katrina & Global Preparedness Authority
No one can forget the images of devastation on the Gulf Coast left by Hurricane Katrina. When it seemed that desperation and chaos were taking over New Orleans, Lt. General Russel L. Honoré stepped in to take charge and restore order and hope. In this session, he will discuss how to be an effective leader in the 21st century, drawing on his in-the-trenches experience managing conflicts of both the natural and man-made variety. Be inspired by his bracing dose of candor combined with real-world leadership lessons, and walk away with a mindset of global preparedness and newly instilled confidence.

Books by Lt. General Honoré will be available for sale.

5:30-7 PM
Opening Night Reception with Exhibitors ROOSEVELT BALLROOM
7 PM
Evening Dinner on Your Own
EVENING
KEGS/TAPS Dinner INVITATION ONLY

Tuesday, June 13

7:30 AM-3:30 PM
Sponsor Exhibits & Registration Desk Open ROOSEVELT BALLROOM
7:45-9:30 AM
Terry Grantham Memorial TLTAPAC Breakfast & Annual Meeting WALDORF ASTORIA BALLROOM

What Just Happened – and What Happens Next: Texas Politics 2017

EVAN SMITH
The Texas Tribune
Enjoy breakfast with the ever-popular Evan Smith, Editor-in-Chief, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Listen as Evan gives his insights and summary of the 85th Legislative Session, predictions on the Texas and national political landscape – and find out if his previous predictions came true.

PAC Annual Business Meeting

Presentation of Outstanding Legislator Award

10 AM-NOON
General Session & Business Meeting ROOSEVELT SALONS 4 & 5

Presentation of New Certified Professionals

TLTA President’s Annual Report

JAMES H. DUDLEY, IV
President, Central Texas Land Titles, Inc.
With so much going on in our industry right now, you won’t want to miss the State of the Association.

Installation of 2017-2018 TLTA Board of Directors

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

DANIEL D. MENNENOH, ITP, NTP
President,American Land Title Association;President, H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc., Galena, IL
In 2017, ALTA is focusing on its strategic priorities: best practices, homebuyer communication, core industry values, information security, talent focus and TRID. How will this potentially impact ALTA and TLTA members? In this session. Daniel D. Mennenoh, ITP, NTP, will discuss these priorities further as well as give an update on ALTA’s Advocacy Summit.

The Economic Outlook for Real Estate Investors and Decision Makers

DR. MARK G. DOTZOUR
Former Chief Economist,Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
The global economy is continuously changing, like a living organism. Come hear an overview of current economic trends, including job growth, interest rates and inflation, residential and commercial real estate markets and the energy industry, as well as how the election has impacted the economy locally and around the world.

NOON-1:30 PM
Lunch on Your Own
1:45-2:45 PM
Professional Development General Session ROOSEVELT SALONS 4 & 5

True Story: The Latest Cyber Fraud Schemes – Real Stories from Real Agents

JORDAN M. ANDERSON
President, Bay Area Title Services, LLC

DAWN ENOCH MOORE
Chief Executive Officer, Allegiance Title Company

MARVIN STONE
Senior Vice President, Business Integration, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Hear about real-life cyber fraud schemes and the painful lessons they imparted, including “social engineering” insurance policies needed to cover fraudulent emails and damages, red flags that show an email is bogus, how hackers can access your system and more. You’ll learn how to report an attack on your business, but you’ll also learn how to help prevent one!

New Legislation That Affects You!

AARON DAY
Director of Government Affairs and Counsel,Texas Land Title Association
TLTA closely followed more than 100 bills in the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature – but what happens now? Using his on-the-ground experience from the session as well as his legislative expertise, Aaron Day will provide an overview of the new legislation that could impact your business, as well as the bills that may rise from the dead during the next session.

3-3:45 PM
Special Joint Agent/Underwriting Section Meeting WALDORF ASTORIA BALLROOM

The Rest of the Story…Debrief from the Re-Regulation Battle of 2017, What Comes Next and How You Can Help

3:45-4:15 PM
Agent Section Meeting WALDORF ASTORIA BALLROOM
Underwriter Section Meeting ROOSEVELT SALONS 4 & 5
6:30 PM
President's Evening Reception CRESCENT CITY BALLROOM
7:00–11 PM
President’s Dinner& Dance Honoring TLTA's President, James H. Dudley, IV CRESCENT CITY BALLROOM

Award Presentations & Passing of the Gavel

7th Annual Live TLTAPAC Auction featuring Auctioneer Extraordinaire Jeff Copeland

Join us with the band, Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters

Wednesday, June 14

9-10:30 AM
Closing Breakfast Benefiting the TLTAPAC WALDORF ASTORIA BALLROOM

Everyday Heroes: A Celebration of the Human Spirit

PAUL MOBLEY
Paul Mobley, nationally recognized speaker, author and photographer, has spent years photographing hundreds of individuals across the globe in an effort to capture unique snapshots of the human spirit. During his entertaining pictorial presentation, Paul will recount inspiring and uplifting stories of some of the everyday individuals whom he has met over the last 12 years travelling the world, compiling photos and interviews that have been captured in his three photography books, “American Farmer: The Heart of Our Country", "Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing the World One Nonprofit at a Time" and "If I Live to be 100: The Wisdom of Centenarians.“ You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and your spirit will soar. Paul’s presentation will inspire you to make a difference and leave feeling recharged.

Books by Paul Mobley will be available for sale.