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The annual gathering of NLTA membership plus education opportunities!

9/17/2014 to 9/18/2014
When: 9/17/2014
5:30 PM
Where: Cornhusker Hotel
333 S. 13th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska  68508
United States
Contact: Annette Belitz Peters

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – Pre-Conference Program

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.    Registration, Cornhusker Hotel
10:00 - 5:00 p.m.    Agents & Abstracters Forum hosted by the ALTA
                               (Separate Registration Fee Required)
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.     Ice Breaker Reception at Museum of American Speed, 599 Oak Creek
                               Drive,Lincoln (included in Convention Registration Fee)
                               (Individual tickets also available)
9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Hospitality Suite Open

Thursday, September 18, 2014 – Convention & Annual Meeting
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.    Registration
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.     Exhibits Open
7:30 – 8:25 a.m.    Past President’s Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.    Opening Ceremonies, Welcome and Introductions
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Diane Evans, ALTA President Elect
9:45 – 10:15 a.m.  Secret Liens
                              SPEAKER: Paul Cozzi, Fidelity National Title Group
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. BREAK and EXHIBITOR VISITS
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Trust Certifications, General vs Special Warranty Deeds, POA
                               SPEAKERS: Jennifer Strand, Nebraska Title Co., John Daum, Stewart
                               Title Guaranty Co.; and Andy Romatzke, Vintage Title & Escrow
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.    “Endorsements” and “The Only Constant is Change -- Modification
                              Agreements and Title Practices”
                              SPEAKERS: Laura Hardy, Old Republic National Title Ins. Co.; and Chris
                              Elliott, First American Title Insurance Co.
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.    BREAK
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.     Best Practice Break out Sessions
                              SPEAKERS: Janice German/Jessica Sanford, Dawes County Abstract & Title;
                              Tim Gray/Dana Kelly, McCarthy Abstract; Nick Henderson/Marcy Wagner, TitleCore, LLC;
                               Vickie Williamson/Sandy Hannemann, Nebraska Title Company
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.    PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION
8:00 – 10:00 p.m.  NASCAR FUN
10:00 p.m.             Hospitality Suite Open

Friday, September 19, 2014 — FALL ETHICS PROGRAM
(3 Ethics CEU’s/ 2.5 Hours Professional Responsibility CLE)
(Separate Registration Fee Required)
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.    Registration
8:30 – 9:20 a.m.    Ethics Q&A Panel Presentation
                              Speakers: Jacob Mueller, Thalken Title Company; Jeff Jarecki, Boone
                              County Title & Escrow, LLC; and Cheryl Cowherd, Agents National Title
                              Insurance Co., Inc.
9:25 - 10:15 a.m.   Information & Funds Security
                              Speakers: Kent Radke, TitleCore, LLC
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 - 11:20 a.m. Consumer Education of Title Insurance
                              Speaker: Chris Elliott, First American Title Insurance Company

Don't forget to make your hotel room reservation!  Call the Cornhusker Hotel at 1-866-706-7706.  Identify yourself with Nebraska Land Title Association to get the rate of $109, plus taxes.  Make your reservation prior to SEPTEMBER 2 when the room block will be released.

NLTA is now "paperless" with convention education materials.  Instead of a paper bound copy of a notebook, you will have access to all the session handouts about two weeks in advance of the event.  These can be printed and brought to the convention in paper format or on your computer/tablet device.  If you plan to use electronic devices, we suggest you bring them to the event fully charged.

*EDUCATION HOURS: The Annual Education Program on September 18 has been submitted to the Nebraska Department of Insurance for 6 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credit for title insurance agents, to the Nebraska Abstracters Board of Examiners for 3 hours of Board Approved “Professional Development Credits”, and to the Nebraska Bar Association for up to 5.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE). In addition, 3 hours of Ethics CE for title agents has been requested from the NDOI and 2.5 hours of Professional Responsibility for attorneys from the Bar for the Fall Ethics Program on September 19. To obtain any of these credit hours, you must attend the program in its entirety. There is no credit for partial attendance of any of the sessions.

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION / FILED CREDITS: If you have attended the full program(s) and provided your correct National Producers Number (NPN) / Certificate of Registration / Bar identification numbers on the registration form, credit will be filed electronically for your attendance with the Nebraska Dept. of Insurance and the Nebraska Bar Association. An attempt will be made to have your certificate of completion for the Abstracters’ Professional Development available at the end of the program. If not available then, it will be mailed to you within ten days. If a registrant needs a certificate sooner than ten days after the program, please inform us as soon as possible.

ATTENDANCE / PROOF: In order to meet some of the requirements of proof of attendance, you will be asked to sign Attendance Sheets that will be passed around the room at random times during the session. We ask your cooperation in returning from breaks and lunches promptly; and you must be present during the scheduled session times in order to earn continuing education credit.

CELL / MOBILE PHONES: Cell phone use will not be permitted in the meeting room. Your cooperation is expected and appreciated. If you leave the session to take a phone call, you may not earn continuing education credit for the session. PLEASE TURN YOUR PHONE OFF OR TO SILENT MODE.

VIDEOTAPING / PHOTOGRAPHY: Please be aware that NLTA will be videotaping during the conference, as well as taking photographs, and attendees may appear in the captured video and/or photographs. By submitting a registration for yourself or someone else, or by attending the event, you grant permission for NLTA to store those photographs/tapes in a database and to use those photographs/tapes in future print, electronic or other visual media. If you do not wish to grant permission, please contact the NLTA Executive Director prior to attending the event.

REFUNDS: NLTA will refund your paid registration fee, minus a $25 processing fee, if your written notice of cancellation is received by September 5. After September 5, there are no cash refunds; but another person may be substituted for a registration.

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