WLTA Annual Convention 2019
September 18-20
Hotel Northland-Green Bay
304 N. Adams Street
Hotel Northland





2019 Convention Agenda 

(For more information, click on the individual sessions links)

Wednesday, September 18
3 pm            Board of Directors Meeting-Boardroom
4 pm            Registration Desk Open-The Alley-Lower Level
5-8 pm         Opening Night Reception & Buffet-The Alley-Lower Level
5-8 pm         Trade & Technology Showcase-The Alley-Lower Level

Thursday, September 19
8 am            Breakfast for all Attendees-Pre Function outside Crystal Room
8 am            Trade & Technology Showcase (8 am - 11:45 am)
8:45 am       General Session-Crystal Room
                          Presentation of Colors
                          President's Welcome
                          Recognize Guests & Sponsors
                          Charity Introduction-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
9 am            Historian-Mary Jane Herber
9:30 am       When Receivers Take The Field 
                     Jonathan Sayas-Stewart Title, Duane Wunsch-Fidelity National Title
10:30 am     Visiting State Presidents
                         Iowa Land Title Assn.-Zach Ruroden, Fritcher Abstract Co., Storm Lake, IA
                         Illinois Land Title Assn.-Sue Humphris, First American Title Insurance Co., Warrenville, IL
                         Minnesota Land Title Assn.-Alex Grundhoffer, North American Title Co., New Prague, MN
10:45 am     Panel Discussion-Gaining Perspective & Creating Valuable Industry Partnerships
                         Cheryl Berken, Brown County ROD; Scott Moore, Fidlar; Tom Leslie, Brown County Property
                         Analyst; Terry VanHout, Brown County Property Lister/Moderator-Lisa Petersen
11:45 am     Introduction of Exhibitors-Trade & Technology Showcase 
12:15 pm     Depart for Lambeau Field-Valet Entrance Hotel Northland 
12:45 pm     Lunch-6th Floor North Indoor Club Room-Lambeau Field
                               Committee Reports: Budget, Convention, Education, Legislative, Liaison, 
                                Membership, Public Relations, Nominating & Election
1 pm             ALTA Policy Updates-Chuck Hoyum, ALTA Forms Committee, Retired/Old Republic Title, 
1:45 pm        ALTA Update, Richard Welshons, ALTA Board of Governors, DCA Title, Hastings, MN
2:45 pm       Tour of Lambeau-Group #1
3 pm            Tour of Lambeau-Group #2                           (In between tours, Hall of Fame is a self-guided tour)
3:15 pm       Tour of Lambeau-Group #3
4:15 pm        Return to Hotel Northland 
5:30 pm        President's Reception-Pre Function outside Crystal Room
6:30 pm        President's Banquet-Crystal Room
9 pm             After Dinner Drinks-Poke The Bear Pub (Immediately after the conclusion of the President's

Friday, September 20
8 am            Breakfast for all Attendees-Pre Function outside Crystal Room
8:15 am       Legislative Committee Update/Report
8:45 am       General Session 
                            Take a Fresh Look at Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)
                                  Julie Lepore, Director, FIRPTA Solutions, Inc., Cape Coral, FL
9:30 am               State of the Market-Rose Oswald Poels, President & CEO WI Bankers Assn. 
10:30 am            The RESPA Update: The Ethics of Referral Relationships Under RESPA Section 8
                                  Marx David Sterbcow, The Sterbcow Law Group LLC, New Orleans, LA
Noon            Closing Remarks
                     Charity Fundraising Presentation-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Convention Agenda (pdf)

Convention Registration (pdf)

Trade & Technology Showcase Flyer & Registration Form (pdf)    Convention Sponsorships (pdf)


2019 Convention Charity/Fundraising-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Charity Baskets-Get Ready to Win Really Cool Stuff!
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WLTA would like to thank all of our Sponsors and Exhibitors for contributing to the 2019

2019 Convention Sponsors 
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2019 Convention Exhibitors 
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