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You Still Have Time to Attend the Year's
Largest Gathering of Title Agents

What: 2010 ALTA Annual Convention
When: October 13-16, 2010
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Why: To learn the latest trends in the marketplace, be informed of new legislative and regulatory changes, gain needed continuing educated credits, network with hundreds of your peers to grow your business and interact with vendors.
Who: Click here to view the attendee list.
How: Register today. If you can't make it for the entire conference, one-day passes are available for $400.

Here's a glimpse of some key sessions that you can't afford to miss:

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Teresa Payne, assistant deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will address how the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will impact our industry. You won't want to miss this presentation as Payne discusses transition of power to the new Bureau and how mortgage disclosures will be melded together.

Doug Duncan, chief economist for Fannie Mae, is an important source of information and commentary on the economic environment, and is a leading voice on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets. Listen to his energetic and entertaining presentation to learn when the mortgage market will rebound.

Friday, October 15, 2010
Tucker Carlson, Fox News Senior Political Analyst will offer an unfiltered view of the Obama Administration and Capitol Hill, and how the current economic conditions will impact the voters. If you are pining for information on how November's election will shake out, you won't want to miss Carlson's presentation.

Top executives from the national Underwriters will continue the conversation about the future of the title industry. Nowhere else can you get this candid perspective on the health of the industry. Plus, come and have your questions answered during this interactive panel and learn from your colleagues' experience in the industry.

Scheduled speakers include:
Chris Abbinante, Fidelity National Title Group; Dennis J. Gilmore, First American Title Insurance Company; Malcolm S. Morris, Stewart Title Guaranty Company; Rande K. Yeager, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Saturday, October 16, 2010
Richard Bitner, author of Confessions of a "Sub-Prime Lender: Tales of Greed, Fraud, & Ignorance," will share his insider knowledge of how the lending and housing markets work and what cues signal the next change in your local market. If you are aching to find the bottom of this housing market, you will want to attend this keynote speech to get expert insights on keys for recognizing when the bottom of your local market is in sight.

Closing Reception & Banquet aboard the USS Midway:
Live the adventure and honor the legend aboard the longest-serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Navy history. Located downtown in San Diego at Navy Pier, Midway provides a dynamic and enriching experience "from boiler to bridge." Our dinner aboard the Midway promises to instill a great appreciation for courage, freedom and service to country.

Plus, there are plenty of professional development tracks that will offer insight into how to detect and deter mortgage fraud at the closing table; how to make RESPA Reform work for you; tactics to capture short sale business; the latest on employee classification issues; marketing and management tips to grow market share; and learn how to get orders by distinguishing yourself from non-ALTA members.

Register today to attend the largest gathering of title professionals this year, providing a highly cost-effective method for gaining education, certification, networking and awareness training.

Take a look at the ALTA Annual Convention Registration Brochure online.


Annual Convention SmartPhone App Available
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ALTA's 2010 Annual Convention will be held at the
Manchester Grand Hyatt

Call the Manchester Hyatt at 800-233-1234 to reserve your room.


Closing Reception
& Banquet

Saturday, October 16, 2010
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
USS Midway


Additional Information
For additional information, please contact the Meetings Department by e-mail at meetings@alta.org or by phone at
(202) 261-2942.


SoftPro - Diamond Partner First American TitleInsurance Co. - Platinum Partner AM Best - Sponsor
Stewart Title - Gold Partner RamQuest - Gold Partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Sponsor
Bank of the West - Sponsor
Fidelity National TitleGroup - Gold Partner Old Republic National Title Insurance - Silver Partner NextAce - Sponsor
North American Title Insurance Company - Sponsor
Closing Corp. - Bronze Partner DataTrace - Bronze Partner SLK Global BPO - Sponsor
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