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ALTA Announces Annual Convention General Session Speakers

ALTA is proud to announce the general session lineup for its 2011 Annual Convention, which will be held Oct. 12-15 at the Charleston Place in Charleston, S.C.

Be a Storyteller and Drive Business: Communicate Your Message with Impact and Influence

Thursday, October 13, 2011

  • Do you think people understand what you do? Do your customers understand what they get when they purchase title insurance? As an industry, we have long struggled to explain our story to homebuyers and regulators. Sue Hershkowitz-Coore will give a dynamic and funny presentation on connecting with individuals on an emotional level in a transparent and authentic manner. You will discover how to tell stories from your everyday life to more easily motivate and influence those who can impact your business. CLICK HERE to view one of Sue's past presentations.

State of the Industry

Friday, October 14, 2011

  • ALTA President Anne Anastasi and ALTA President-elect Chris Abbinante will join Phil Schulman, one of the nation's top RESPA attorneys, to offer their insight on a variety of issues impacting business and how recent legislative and regulatory changes and further alterations will influence the marketplace. You won't want to miss this panel if you want the inside scoop on the CFPB's initial drafts of the combined mortgage disclosure form, what type of RESPA enforcement to expect now the CFPB is up and running and how different parts of the Dodd-Frank Act will impact the industry.

Baby Steps Toward a Market Recovery

Friday, October 14, 2011

  • If you are looking for a crystal ball for 2012, this is the presentation for you. Recently named one of the country's top four most accurate economists by The Wall Street Journal, Doug Duncan will offer analysis of the latest economic statistics to help you plan for the remainder of 2011 and into 2012. Also, find out what Duncan thinks the lingering impact of the U.S. debt crisis will have on the housing and mortgage markets.

Black Ops: Empower with Flawless Power

Saturday, October 15, 2011

  • Former Navy SEAL Mark "McGoo" McGinnis will provide a moving and intense keynote sharing how our Navy SEALs select, train, plan, and flawlessly execute missions all over the globe. McGinnis will explain the tools and techniques Navy SEAL teams use to thrive and survive in rapidly changing and hostile environments. In addition to being on the edge of your seat with his stories, you'll leave knowing how to apply those same tools to any business situation, anytime, anywhere. CLICK HERE to view a sample of this training exercise.

Click here to review the complete convention schedule. Keep in mind, CE/CLE credits are pending approval in many states for several of the professional development sessions. Check back at www.alta.org/meetings for updates.

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