Program

Schedule

Sunday, October 23, 2016

6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Early Arrival Reception

Monday, October 24, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Registration Center
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Law Committee Breakfast/Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
The EDGE Advisory Board Breakfast/Meeting
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
AFSA Education Foundation Board Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The EDGE/PDC/AFSAEF Board Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Executive Group Joint Luncheon
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Professional Development Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Division Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Operations Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AFSA Executive Committee Meeting
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Business Partner Board Meeting
3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee Meeting

Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”) and their Ownership of Automotive Dealership Properties

Speaker
Willie Beck | Capital Automotive

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Welcome Reception
7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Finance Executive Group/Commercial Credit Committee Reception & Dinner
7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Law Committee Dinner

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Center
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
FICO VIP Breakfast (by invitation)
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Session

Welcome & AFSA Chairman's Remarks
AFSA Education Foundation Update

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Law Committee Meeting
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
General Session

AFSA President's Report
AFSA Federal Government Affairs Update
AFSAPAC Update

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session: The FinTech Movement

Keeping pace with the Financial Technology disruption is a challenge faced by all fronts -- industry, regulators and consumers. Hear about relevant financial services developments, current challenges and future perspectives in the FinTech ecosystem.

Speakers
Carolyn Homberger | ACI Worldwide
Brian Stoeckert | Stratis Advisory

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon with Speaker & AFSA Lifetime Achievement Awards

History of Consumer Credit: You'll be amazed at what you don't know about the industry you work in!  Jim is a self-taught historian on the topic and will bring together interesting facts, perspective and humor.

Speaker
Jim Keiser | Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities 

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
AFSA Board of Directors Meeting
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Human Resources Committee Meeting
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Vehicle Credit Risk Committee Meeting

Speaker
Richard Heath | Equifax

3:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
State Government Affairs Committee Meeting
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Education Session: New Insights on Team Effectiveness the Google Way

Learn about five elements of team effectiveness, why they matter, and how to develop each element within any team. Special attention will be given to the element of "psychological safety," which has been shown to be the most important factor in team effectiveness at Google.

Speaker
Adam Leonard | Google

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
100th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

7:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Center
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee Breakfast & Meeting
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Breakfast & General Session


Speakers

Dave Hixson | CFPB
Dan Soto | Ally Financial 

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Session: Data Security

Recent federal enforcement actions, hot topics and trends

Speaker
Chris Kipphut | Ernst & Young

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Women's Leadership Council Meeting
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Session: Credit Reporting Hot Topics and Current Challenges

This session will address compliance challenges with the Fair Credit Reporting Act , including handling frivolous complaints and conducting a reasonable investigation of consumer disputes. We will also discuss e-OSCAR and Metro 2 requirements, along with the Credit Reporting Agencies' settlement provisions with the State Attorneys General that will affect furnishers.

Speakers
Dan Earles | Toyota Financial Services
Eric Ellman | Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)
Stephanie Erdodi | VW Credit 
Tony Hadley | Experian
Troy Kubes | Equifax
Denise Norgle | TransUnion

Moderator
John Redding | Buckley Sandler, LLP

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Session: Vendor Management

An industry expert will provide an overview of a robust vendor management program, including:

  • How to identify vendors that are critical
  • How to deal with vendors that may not be as important
  • How to conduct on-site due diligence of vendors and how often should this be done
  • How to deal with vendor pushback, i.e. the vendor does not want to comply with the client’s requests
  • 4th-party vendor management
  • Vendor training

Speakers
Tariq Bokhari | FIS
Brett Booher | Reliable Credit Association 
Geniece Yelder | Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp.

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Luncheon & General Session: Key Considerations for your Social Media Presence

The auto business is experiencing a consumer revolution driven by digital and social media.  While other categories have been quick to adapt to an online ecommerce demand, automotive and finance are experiencing tremendous change.  Andrea Riley leads Ally’s award winning marketing work that has led to Ally being named a “Top 25 up and coming brand” and has helped the company reposition around a leading digital financial services platform.   She will share with you customer expectations, best practices and the challenges  associated with potential social misfires.  

1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Compliance Roundtables

1 - Preparing for a CFPB Exam
Patty Covington | Hudson Cook LLP

2 - Military Lending Act
Kelly Lipinski | McGlinchey Stafford

3 - CFPB Proposed Small Dollar Lending Rule
Leonard Chanin | Morrison & Foerster LLP

4. TCPA Update and Recent Noteworthy Cases
Mark Kenney | Severson & Werson

5 - How Lenders can Benefit from Alternative Credit Data
Timothy Ranney | Clarity Services 

6 - CFPB Debt Collection Proposals
John Redding | Buckley Sandler LLP

7 - Complying with the Department of Labor's New Overtime Rule
Eric Gabrielle | Stearns Weaver Miller
Andrew Pickens | SAFCO

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
ORCC Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
ORCC Dinner & Reception

Contact

American Financial Services Association 919 18th St., NW, Suite 300 Washington, D.C. 20006 info@afsamail.org