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Monday  JUNE 11

The Trump Effect: Changes to U.S. Labor and Employment Laws After the First Year
Every new presidential administration makes changes that impact how we manage our workforce. Are you aware of developments during President Trump’s first year in office that may affect your company? What are the key issues that should be on your radar?

Ted Smith, JD Cornell Smith Mierl Brutocao Burton, LLP, Austin

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7 Ways to Incorporate Social Media Content and Digital Ads in Your Title Company Marketing Strategy
Discover seven ways you can strengthen your marketing via a better message and the use of social media tools. We'll discuss ways to test digital advertising with as little as $20 a month, and how to empower your staff to best explain your services.

 Wayne M. Stanley, Owner and Chief Inspiration Officer, Bowe Digital, Kokomo, Ind.

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Keynoter Sneak Peek – Balance Is Bull$#@! – Define Your Priorities For Peace of Mind
With all the discussion about how to achieve work-life balance, we overlook a big problem with this idea: our lives are not supposed to be balanced with equal time for everything. When every priority claims the ‘most urgent’ designation, maintaining focus on our top priorities can be difficult. Can you be the executive who thrives at business, parenting and personal friendships, all while remaining fit and fun? Maybe for a short time, but it certainly isn’t sustainable. Let’s talk about what to do when there’s more to do than time in the day to do it.

Anne Grady, Speaker and Expert on Resilience, Leadership and Communication, Anne Grady Group, Austin

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What Is a Resilient Leader? Learn to Successfully Navigate Change and Adversity
Agility, grit, and resilience are the new leadership currency. Great leaders fail fast, learn from their mistakes, and adapt quickly. When faced with challenges, ambiguity and adversity, those who practice resilience refuse to let fear hold them back. Let’s cultivate courage, improve resilience, and triumph over adversity, obstacles and setbacks.

Anne Grady, Speaker and Expert on Resilience, Leadership and Communication, Anne Grady Group, Austin

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Tuesday JUNE 12


The Technology Effect – Now and on the Horizon: A Panel Discussion on Remote e-Notary and Blockchain
Technology’s role in the title insurance industry continues to grow. Hear from these industry experts on key emerging technologies, including remote online notarization and blockchain and how they will affect your business.

Marvin Stone - Moderator SVP, Business Integration/CFPB Program Manager, Stewart Title Company, Houston
Justin Earley Corporate Underwriting Department, First American Title Insurance Company, Santa Ana, Calif.
Heidi E. Junge Texas Underwriting Counsel, Southwest Region, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, San Antonio
Celia C. Flowers Owner, East Texas Title Companies, Tyler
G. Roland Love President, Texas Region, North American Title Company, Dallas

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Blockchain – Beyond the Hype and Headlines
Blockchain headlines seem to be everywhere. Will blockchain really be the world-altering technology that some claim, dramatically changing the real estate process? Industry experts explore blockchain in detail.

Justin Earley Corporate Underwriting Department, First American Title Insurance Company, Santa Ana, Calif.
Marvin Stone SVP, Business Integration/CFPB Program Manager, Stewart Title Company, Houston

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Texas Remote e-Notary Rules – Texas Secretary of State Rules Explained
Homebuyers expect to have their mortgages processed online at rocket speed. Texas is again leading the way with online eNotarization, governed by a new law that goes into effect July 1. Join veteran Texas title agent Celia Flowers as she explores the new eNotarization regulations with a Texas-domiciled underwriter. Will the passage of this new law yield profits or pitfalls for your title agency?

Heidi E. Junge Texas Underwriting Counsel, Southwest Region, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, San Antonio
Celia C. Flowers Owner, East Texas Title Companies, Tyler
G. Roland Love President, Texas Region, North American Title Company, Dallas

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DC, CFPB and RESPA, OH MY!
What have the courts said about RESPA and the CFPB? Who is at the helm of the CFPB, and how might that change? What does all of this mean for RESPA interpretation, enforcement and your business?

Loretta Salzano, Founder, Franzen and Salzano, PC and ComplyShare, Norcross, Ga.

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