WESTERN CREDIT CONFERENCE AND CFDD NATIONAL CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2019

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD

Registration

NOON - 1:00 PM

CFDD Chapter Leadership Meets with the CFDD National Board of Directors (Members Only)

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Construction Breakout Session: Managing Construction Credit and the Importance of Obtaining Job Information
Speaker: Chris Ring

1:15 - 3:00 PM

International Breakout Session: Tools & Techniques for International Credit Evaluation
Speakers: Gary Mendell and Mabel Luen

1:15 - 3:00 PM

Coffee Break: Sponsored by OneCreditSource

3:00 - 3:15 PM

CFDD Board of Directors Meeting (Members Only)

3:15 - 4:45 PM

Construction Breakout Session: Best Practices for Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Recovery When Dealing with a Financially Distressed Project
Speaker: Jason Torf

3:15 - 4:45 PM

International Breakout Session: Letters of Credit
Speaker: Bryan Hicks

3:15 - 4:45 PM

Opening Reception: Sponsored by Dun & Bradstreet

5:00 - 6:30 PM

 
Registration

7:00 - 10:00 AM

Breakfast

7:30 - 8:00 AM

Opening General Session: Say Yes to the Stress
Featuring Sharon Lacey

8:00 - 9:30 AM

Breakout Session: Excel Database Management - Pivot Tables & V-Lookups
Speaker: Neal Otto

10:00 - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session: I Think I'd Like To Surcharge Credit Card Payments, But Now What?
Speaker: Matt Fluegge & Scott Blakeley

10:00 - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session: Recent Developments Regarding Import Tariffs: Risks Associated with the Changing Global Trade Landscape
Speaker: Andrew Bisbas & Bruce Nathan

10:00 - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session: Mechanics Liens and UCC's - Being in the Best Position to Get Paid"
Speaker: Jerry Bailey

10:00 - 11:15 AM

Luncheon: Economic Update
Featuring Steve Scranton

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Vendor Expo – Pit Stop Refresher

12:30 - 1:15 PM

Breakout Session: Collection Processes and Lawsuits: What Every Credit Professional Should Know
Speaker: Wanda Borges

1:30 - 3:00 PM  

Breakout Session: Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) and Consignment
Speaker: Jason Torf

1:30 - 3:00 PM  

Breakout Session: NACM Membership Benefits & NTCR Updates and Enhancements
Speakers: Robin Schauseil & Gina Calabrese-Sylvester

1:30 - 3:00 PM  

Coffee Break:

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Breakout Session: Fraud - Who Dunnit?
Speaker: Alexander Hill

3:15 - 4:45 PM  

Breakout Session: Automation Affecting Roles in the Credit Department
Speaker: Nancy Watson-Pistole, CCE ICCE

3:15 - 4:45 PM  

Breakout: TeamUp! - Team Building, Collaboration, Communication and Creative Thinking
Speaker: Amy Torf

3:15 - 4:45 PM  

Reception: Featuring Dancehall Days – 80s/90s cover band

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Dinner: Sponsored by United TranzActions/WorldPay

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Continental Breakfast: Sponsored by NCS Credit

7:30 - 8:00 AM

Breakout Session: Keys to Building Better Relationships: Credit and Sales Working Together
Speaker: Wes Friesen

8:00 - 9:30 AM 

Breakout Session: Bankruptcy Bootcamp
Speakers: Bruce Nathan and Wanda Borges

8:00 - 9:30 AM 

Breakout Session: Selling in the Cannabis (and Hemp) Industry: Risks and Guidelines
Speaker: Victor J Roehm III

8:00 - 9:30 AM 

Coffee Break: Sponsored by Euler Hermes

9:30 - 9:45 AM

Breakout: Suit Worthiness: To Sue or Not to Sue
Speaker: Jason Alexander

9:45 - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session: Adapting to Change through Mergers & Acquisitions
Speaker: Mary Moore, CBA

9:45 - 11:15 AM

Breakout Session: Understanding Decision Fatigue (and What to Do About It)
Speaker: Erin Bair

9:45 - 11:15 AM

General Session/Closing & Lunch: The Little Things Matter... How to amaze every customer every time.
Featuring Mark Robinson

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

CFDD Business Meetings (Members Only)

1:45 - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break (Members Only)

3:15 - 3:30 PM                

CFDD Round Table Q & A (Members Only)

3:30 - 5:00 PM

CFDD Silent Auction, Dessert Dash & Island-Themed Closing Dinner, Calypso music by PanMan Terry Baber
with singer Jamie (Members Only)

5:30 - 9:00 PM

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25TH

2019 Conference brought to you by NACM Commercial Services & CFDD National