2019 Conference Schedule
(Subject to Change)
SUNDAY, JUNE 9
3:30 - 5:30 PM
3:30 - 5:30 PM
OPTIONAL EARLY SPONSOR EXHIBIT SET UP
KEGS/TAPS DINNERS (Invitation Only - TLTA Past Presidents and Spouses)
MONDAY, JUNE 10
8 AM - NOON
SPONSOR EXHIBIT SET UP
BERT MASSEY CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT AND TLTAPAC FUNDRAISER
Wolfdancer Golf Course at Hyatt Lost Pines
10 AM - 6 PM
NOON - 7 PM
SPONSOR EXHIBITS OPEN
Visit with more than 50 sponsors eager to help you with business solutions to grow your profitability, make your team more efficient, and more.
2:45 - 3:45 PM
Living Right Side Up in an Upside Down World!
This challenging but upbeat presentation asks important questions about remaining ethically upright when corporate scandals and other marketplace misdeeds make us question which way is up. What is integrity, and how can it be defined? Why is integrity important to today’s workplace? How can integrity be maintained when other players in the marketplace operate in their own way?
David Thomas, IntergriTalk
4 - 5:45 PM
OPENING GENERAL SESSION
PRESENTATION OF NEW TLTA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS AND CELEBRATION OF CERTIFICATION 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
The Federal Update and ALTA's Strategic Priorities to Advance the Industry
ALTA President Cynthia Durham Blair provides an update on the latest industry issues in D.C. and nationwide, as well as discussing ALTA’s strategic priorities related to ensuring our industry thrives in a dynamic business and regulatory environment.
Cynthia Durham Blair, NTP, ALTA President, President – Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC, Columbia, SC
Using Social Media to Build Your Brand - Facebook, Twitter and More
Is your social media footprint made up of a mix of engaging content worthy of your customers and prospects? In the past it was “perfectly acceptable to pay no attention to what’s going on behind the curtain,” but today that’s what your audience wants to see. Leave this presentation with a plan to put culture, community and connection at the core of your digital strategy.
Corey Perlman, Speaker and Expert on Digital Marketing and Social Media
5:45 - 7PM
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
Enjoy catching up with industry friends and visiting more than 50 exhibits while enjoying live music, drinks and refreshments.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11
7:30 AM - 3 PM
REGISTRATION AND SPONSOR EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30 - 9 AM
TERRY GRANTHAM MEMORIAL TLTAPAC BREAKFAST AND ANNUAL MEETING
Invest in your future and back the PAC while you enjoy breakfast.
What the Heck Just Happened? A Few Thoughts on the 86th Session.
Back by popular demand, Evan Smith expounds on our political landscape, the 86th Session of the Texas Legislature, and more.
Evan Smith, CEO and Co-Founder, The Texas Tribune and host of “Overheard with Evan Smith,” Austin
TLTAPAC ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
PRESENTATION OF OUTSTANDING LEGISLATORS AWARDS
9:30 - 10:45 AM
GENERAL SESSION AND BUSINESS MEETING
TLTA’s Year in Review: Texas Legislature, TDI and More
Texas title insurance industry continues playing a key role in the housing sector – a fact recognized by the lawmakers and regulators with whom we worked this year. John will provide an overview of TLTA’s good work during his year in office, including the ways in which our over century old association continues empowering us to successfully steer our industry through changes in marketplace and governance.
John C. Martin, CAEP, CTIP, TLTA President, President, Lone Star Title Company of El Paso
What’s Coming on the Horizon? An Economic Forecast for Texas
Dr. Perryman—who has been called “the most quoted man in Texas” by Texas Monthly and the “unofficial state economist” by The New York Times—will dissect Texas' real estate economy and provide marketplace predictions that can't be found anywhere else.
Dr. M. Ray Perryman, The Perryman Group