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Independents Conference Schedule 

April 28-30, 2020
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Monday, April 27th
 
3:00-4:00pm
Independents Section Board Committee (committee members only) 
5:45-9:00pm
AFSAPAC President's Club Event ($5,000 donors)           
Tuesday, April 28th
7:30-10:30am
Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast/Meeting (invitation only)          
8:30-9:30am
Leadership Development Program Steering Committee (committee members only) 
9:30-10:30am
The EDGE Advisory Board 
10:30-12:30pm
AFSA Education Foundation Board Meeting (lunch)           
12:00-2:00pm
Executive Committee           
2:00-4:00pm
AFSA Board of Directors           
2:00-4:30pm
Pre-Conference Workshops           

Stay tuned for topics!

2:30-3:30pm
Business Partner Board           
4:00-6:00pm
Women's Leadership Council           
5:45-6:30pm
VIP Reception           
6:15-7:15pm
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors           
7:15-9:15pm
Welcome Dinner/AFSAPAC Auction           
Wednesday, April 29th
  

7:30-9:00am
Marketing & Communications  Networking Group          
7:30-9:00am
State Traditional Installment Lending Committee
8:00-8:45am
Breakfast with Exhibitors          
9:45-10:45am
Opening General Session          

  • Welcome by Independent Section Chairman
  • AFSAPAC Update, R.E. Everette, PAC Chairman
  • Keynote Address
    Kristen Soltis Anderson will discuss current events and the 2020 election.
  • 2020 Outstanding Independent Award
  • 10:45-11:15am
    Refreshments with Exhibitors          
    11:15-12:00pm
    General Session: Legislative/State Update          
    12:15-1:15pm
    Luncheon with Exhibitors          
    1:15-2:00pm
    Education Sessions 

  • A) RSM Survey
  • RSM will present the results of their annual financial performance survey for AFSA Independents and other independently held finance companies across the United States. The results will include current trends with respect to growth, funding, leverage, profitability, income and expenses. RSM consultants can help you identify potential areas for improved profitability for your company based on the survey results.

    Speakers:

  • John P. Behringer, Partner, Risk Consulting, RSM US LLP
  • Morris R. Marshburn, Assurance Partner, National Leader Specialty Finance
  • Bob Eash, Assurance Partner, Specialty Finance
  • B) Fintech
  • 1:15-2:15pm
    Human Resource Networking Group           
    2:15-2:45pm
    Refreshment Break          
    2:45-3:30pm
    Education Sessions

  • C) Cyber Security/Fraud (phishing, ID theft, etc)
  • D) HR Operations
  • 2:45-3:45pm
    Independents Accounting Committee          
    3:45-5:00pm
    Independent Operations Networking Group
    5:00-6:30pm
    Reception with Exhibitors
    Thursday,  April 30th
      

    7:30-8:15am
    Breakfast with Exhibitors          
    8:15-9:15am
    General Session | Effective Leadership
    9:30-10:45am
    Speedsmart Sessions | Join a roundtable discussion on industry trends                           

  • A) Perspective on Trends – Stephens Advisors
  • B) TCPA Rule Changes
  • C) Debt Settlement
  • D) NACHA Regulations
  • E) Debt Collection Rule
  • F) Aftermarket Compliance
  • G) Bank owned company trend
  • H) Anti-Money Laundering
  • I) Rate Cap Issues
  • 10:45-11:30am
    Education Sessions 

  • E) Funding / ABS/ Stipulations – competitive concern
  • F) Voluntary Protection Products (VPP)
  • 11:30-1:00pm
    Champions Luncheon w/ Speaker and AFSAPAC $10,000 Drawing           
    1:30-6:30pm
    Conference Activities

  • AFSA Golf Tournament
  • Hummer Fault Tour
  • Best of Palm Springs Tour
  • 6:30-8:00pm
    Closing Reception for all Registered Attendees