Join the Conversation: Watch ALTA's Annual Convention General Sessions Via Livestream

October 17, 2014

Attending ALTA’s 2014 Annual Convention but want others in your office to be part of the discussion? Can’t leave the office to attend this year?

Join our Virtual Conference or invite others to participate, as ALTA will provide live video from the general sessions. You can watch all of the general session speakers and activities live at on your computer or mobile device.

Here’s a look at who will speak during each general session:

Thursday, Oct. 16, 9:00-11:00 a.m. PT (12 p.m.-2 p.m. ET)

  • Take Control of Explaining Your Value: ALTA President Rob Chapman, ALTA President-elect Diane Evans NTP, ALTA Past-president Frank Pellegrini, and ALTA CEO Michelle Korsmo will share results of the association's year-long research project aimed at helping the title industry better communicate the value of the industry during the session "Take Control of Explaining Your Value."
  • This Isn't Your Father's Housing and Mortgage Market: Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan will provide insight into what he's seeing on the housing front and will share his thoughts on what to expect in terms of volume over the next year so you can properly prepare and adjust staffing.

Friday, Oct. 17, 9:15-11:15 a.m. PT (12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. ET)

  • How the New Closing Disclosure Will Affect the Way You Do Business: Will your operation be ready for the Aug. 1, 2015 implementation of the CFPB's new integrated mortgage disclosures? Attend this general session to hear from industry experts and learn key roadblocks to ensure you are on the right path.
  • Own Your Future and Learn About Untapped Growth Opportunities: Ken Schmidt, a marketing guru and former director of communications for Harley Davidson, will share how he helped fuel one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 10:30-12:30 p.m. PT (1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. ET)

  • Improving the Consumer Experience: It All Starts With You: Attendees will head home with tips to enhance the way your staff interacts with customers. ALTA President-elect Diane Evans will share her vision for the association over the next year, while Jeanne Bliss, president of CustomerBLISS and executive coach on customer-driven growth, will explain the important steps for delivering meaningful customer experiences. Her advice is based on 25 years as the customer experience executive in five major U.S. corporations, including senior vice president of franchise services for Coldwell Banker Corp.

Click here to view the complete convention schedule.

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