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Effective: 9/4/2015

Main Schedule
 
Boards & Committees
These events are for AFSA members who serve on boards and/or committees

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
EARLY ARRIVAL RECEPTION

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015

7:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
AFSA REGISTRATION

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executive Group Meeting/Breakfast
Sponsored by defi SOLUTIONS

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Professional Development Committee

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m
Law Committee Breakfast  (by invitation)
Sponsored by Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Law Committee (by invitation)

10:00 a.m. - noon
AFSA EF Board of Directors and Endowment Committee

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The EDGE/PDC/AFSAEF Board & Endowment Committee Luncheon

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Executive Group Luncheon

Sponsored by Black Book

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The EDGE Advisory Board

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Division Board
Refreshments provided by TransUnion
Guest Speaker
:
William C.Fox, NADA Chairman, Fox Import, Auburn, NY

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AFSA Executive Committee

Refreshment Break Sponsored by Capital One Commercial Banking

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee (by invitation)
Committee members only

"The Appraisal Process - What Lenders Need to Know"
Speakers:
Marshall Brulez, MAI, MRICS, Managing Director, CBRE Valuation & Advisory Services and
Stephen B. Kay, MAI, Managing Director, National Practice Leader, Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
WELCOME RECEPTION
Co-Sponsored by OneMain Financial and Ford Credit

7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Finance Executive Group/VF Commercial Credit Committee Reception/Dinner
Reception Sponsored by Route One

Dinner Sponsored by FICO

7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Law Committee Dinner

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AFSA REGISTRATION CENTER

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
VantageScore Breakfast - by invitation

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST
Sponsored by McGladrey LLP

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
OPENING SESSION:

  • AFSA Chairman’s Welcome Remarks  Andrew Stuart, President & CEO, TD Auto Finance U.S.
  • AFSAPAC Chairman's Update Martin Less, President & CEO, Nationwide Acceptance LLC
  • Keynote Address Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK
Refreshment Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION

  • AFSA Update Chris Stinebert, President & CEO
  • AFSA Federal & State Government Affairs Update
    AFSA Education Foundation
  • Distinguished Service Award Presentations  Nathan Bensen, AFSA Chair-Elect and CEO, Tidewater Finance Company

10:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Law Committee - by invitation

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
 
Refreshment Break

11:30 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: CyberSecurity: Evolution of the Insider Threat - New  Data to Uncover Security's Missing Link
To protect assets, organizations must come face to face with the enemy already inside. Michael Crouse, Director Insider Threat Strategies, Raytheon|Websense, will discuss what works and what does not work – and the future of effective insider threat mitigation.

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Luncheon with Speaker Stuart Rothenberg, Founding Editor and Publisher The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
AFSA Board of Directors

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. 
EDUCATION SESSION: Are You Prepared for the Department of Labor’s Proposed Changes to Overtime Rules and the Impact on Your Company and Employees?
Sponsored by Oscar Montano, Inc.

The Department of Labor (DOL) released proposed regulations revising the salary test for the "white collar" exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime rules. In the proposed regulations, the DOL recommends increasing the salary requirements for considering an employee exempt. Learn about the proposed changes and how they can potentially impact your company and your employees.

Speaker: Salvador P. Simao, Partner, FordHarrison

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK
Sponsored by FIMC - Financial Insurance Management Corporation

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Vehicle Credit Risk Committee (for committee members only)

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Human Resources Committee

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Operations Committee

3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
State Government Affairs Committee

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Business Partner Board 

5:30 p.m. - 6:15  p.m.
Installment Lenders Update
This session will focus on CFPB’s Small Dollar Lending Rule, industry’s response and its strategy moving forward.  The program also will highlight the public relations program to educate policy-makers and media on installment lending. 
Speakers:
Bill Himpler, Executive Vice President, AFSA
Jack Ferry, Vice President of Communications, AFSA
Jim Glassman, Chairman and CEO, Public Affairs Engagement (PAE)

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
ANNUAL MEETING RECEPTION/DINNER/ENTERTAINMENT


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015

Spotlight Compliance
At the 99th Annual Meeting in Boston, AFSA is instituting its first ever ‘Spotlight Compliance’. Industry experts will address current hot topics. 

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
AFSA REGISTRATION CENTER

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION/BREAKFAST
Navigating the CFPB’s Division of Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending
Ori Lev, former deputy enforcement director with the CFPB, will provide a detailed overview of the Bureau’s unique structure and divisions.  Increase your knowledge of how the CFPB’s divisions function and coordinate amongst each other, along with the factors that help the Bureau determine whether to take an enforcement action or supervisory action. ?
Speaker: Ori Lev, Partner, K&L Gates 
Sponsored by GOLDPoint Systems

9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
AFSA Women's Leadership Council
Refreshments sponsored by McGladrey

(by invitation)

Chaired by Mary McDowell, President & CEO, OneMain Financial, the primary purpose of this initiative is to foster executive leadership and mentorship of top female talent in the financial services industry across the country. In addition, this council enables the sharing of broad based knowledge in an effort to identify, promote and retain female leaders. 

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
COMPLIANCE SESSION: CMS Development, Implementation & Monitoring by your Peers . . . How Are We Doing It?
AFSA members are working hard on managing their compliance responsibilities and risk. Hear directly from member companies as they continue to strengthen their Compliance Management Systems, including their experiences, challenges, and lessons learned. ?
Moderator: Patty Covington, Partner, Hudson Cook
Speakers:  
Bob Bender, Vice President of Credit Risk & Compliance, Security National Automotive Acceptance
Robyn Yarborough, Vice President, Corporate Compliance, World Acceptance Corporation

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. 
Refreshment Break 

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
COMPLIANCE SESSIONVendor Management In-Depth
Identify with our panel, as a rep from a financial institution and a third-party service provider have a frank discussion about the challenges they are facing with implementing critically important compliance initiatives. Our discussion will be facilitated by an industry expert, who will describe a robust vendor management program. 
Speakers: Michael Dougherty, Partner, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis
Les McCook, Executive Director, American Recovery Association

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
LUNCHEON AND SPEAKER 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Compliance SpeedSmarts
Roundtable sessions featuring industry experts addressing current hot topics
Meet the experts with the answer to your question in a series of 20 minute sessions!

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Operations & Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
ORCC Dinner  (by invitation)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015

8:30 a.m. –10:00 a.m.
Professional Development Committee

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executive Group Meeting/Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Law Committee – by invitation

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
AFSA EF Board of Directors and Endowment Committee

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The EDGE/PDC/AFSAEF Board & Endowment LUNCH

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Executive Group Joint Luncheon

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
THE EDGE Advisory Board

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Vehicle Finance Advisory Board

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AFSA Executive Committee

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee

7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Finance Executive Group/VF Commercial Credit Committee Reception/Dinner

7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Law Committee Dinner - by invitation

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
VantageScore Breakfast – by invitation

10:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Law Committee – by invitation

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
AFSA Board of Directors

3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Vehicle Credit Risk Committee

3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Human Resources Committee
Speaker Sponsored by Oscar Montano Inc.

3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Operations Committee

3:15 p.m.  5:30 p.m.
State Government Affairs Committee

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Business Partner Advisory Board

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Operations & Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting

6:30p.m. -8:30 p.m.
ORCC Dinner

 

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