2019 Independents Conference & Exposition April 16th-18th

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3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Independents Section Board Meeting

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

AFSAPAC President’s Club Event

For questions about AFSAPAC President’s Club contact Susan Sullivan at ssullivan@afsamail.org

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Leadership Development Program Steering Committee

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Meeting

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

THE EDGE Advisory Board

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

AFSA Education Foundation Board

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Education Foundation Board Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Move In

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Business Partner Board Meeting/Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Executive Committee Meeting with Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

AFSA Board of Directors

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Installment Lending Tech Task Force

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Women’s Leadership Council

5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

VIP and New Member Reception

6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m

Welcoming Party with Exhibits

7:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Dinner & AFSAPAC Auction


7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Opening General Session & Keynote with Chris Stirewalt

Welcome by Independent Section Chairman

AFSA Update and Initiatives

AFSA Education Foundation Update and the Outstanding Independent Award

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

General Session: Legislative & Legal

Join us for a legislative and legal update along with an AFSAPAC update

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon with Exhibitors

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

HR Committee Roundtable

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

State Traditional Installment Lending Subcommittee

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Education Sessions:

  • A. RSM/AFSA Independents Financial Survey
  • B. Competition and Transparency: the true friends of the consumer and your bottom line

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Education Sessions:

  • C. Practicable Approaches to Analyzing Your Data
  • D. Rewards & Recognition: Psychology of Employee Incentives

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Operations Committee

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Marketing & Communications Committee

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Independents Accounting Committee

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Reception with Exhibitors

6:30 p.m.

Open Evening for Private Entertaining

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

General Session: How to Communicate with Millennials

Gabrielle Bosche, the president of Millennial Solution, will give an in-depth presentation on how you can communicate and retain millennials at work.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Refreshments with Exhibitors

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Education Sessions:

  • E. Access to Funding: Bank Lending
  • F. Relationship Building: Using Technology to Communicate with your Customers

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Education Roundtables:

  • A. Responding to Credit Disputes – What are the Bureaus doing to Help?
  • B. Competing in a Digital Market
  • C. Dealing with Compliance
  • D. Cyber Security
  • E. Creating a Digital Branch Office
  • F. FinTech Credit Innovations

11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Champions Club Luncheon-Guest Speaker and Outstanding Employee Awards

AFSAPAC $10,000 Raffle

2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

AFSA Golf Tournament and Reception/Dinner

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Closing Reception (for non-golfers)