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105th OLTA Annual Convention


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OLTA 2013 Spring Seminar Attendee Registration

5/3/2013 to 5/4/2013

When: 5/3/2013
May 3-4, 2013
Where: Marriott Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, Ohio  43017
United States
Ohio Land Title Association

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.

Schedule of Events/Course Descriptions

Friday, May 3

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open

11:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibits Open

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Committee Meetings

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (Must register separately on registration form.)

12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Introductions

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm The United States and Ohio Economies

Bill Lafayette, Regionomics

A survey of the U.S. and Ohio economies and prospects for the coming year. A key theme is that there is really no single Ohio economy, but rather a collection of very different regional economies. Accordingly, the session will include brief surveys of these regional economies.

1:40 pm - 1:50 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors

1:50 pm - 2:50 pm Network Security Flaws & Trends

Brian Gorenflo, AccuNet
The Network Security Flaws & Trends program will educate you on current challenges IT departments, end users and small business encounter every day in regards to network security. A clip of how hackers actually setup scripting attacks to steal your passwords and view your keystrokes will be shared. Suggestions for preventing such attacks as well as steps to take to ensure your network is as secure as possible will also be discussed.

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Evolution of Document Recording & eRecording

Bob Grohol, eRecording Partners

This session will provide an overview of Electronic Document Recording (eRecording). It will cover a brief history of eRecording, what it is, how it works, considerations, and benefits. We will also provide a status update on national and state adoption of eRecording as well as a view of eRecording from a county perspective.

4:00 pm - 4:10 pm Break - Visit Exhibitors

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm Case Law and Legislative Update

Richard Craven, Sikora Law

This program provides a case law and legislative update from 2012 and 2013 involving the developments in Ohio law that have the most significant effect on the land title industry. The program will provide a summary and analysis of the most significant cases and legislation along with the ramifications of such decisions and legislation on title, escrow, and closing professionals in Ohio.

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm Committee Meetings

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm OLTAPAC Reception

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Dinner and Kentucky Derby Party

Join your industry colleagues for a casual dinner followed by an evening of video horse racing.

Saturday, May 4

7:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Open

7:30 am - 12:00 pm Exhibits Open

7:30 am - 8:10 am Continental Breakfast

8:10 am - 8:15 am Introductions

8:15 am - 9:00 am Investigating Workers’ Compensation Claims and Complying with Wage and Hour Law

Noel Shepard and Adam Hanley, Frost Brown Todd

This course covers two of the most important—and potentially expensive—issues facing employers today. First, it will include tips on investigating and managing workers’ compensation claims, including how to reconstruct the accident, gather information, and contain costs. It will also discuss the most common wage and hour mistakes made by employers, including misclassification of employees and miscalculation of overtime, and will provide best practices for navigating the wage and hour maze.

9:00 - 9:45 am ABCs of the Three-Way Reconciliation

Brent Scheer, Agents National Title Insurance Co.

This course will give the participant the essential tools to be deployed as part of the management of customer funds within the escrow account. At the end of the session, the participant will have four simple steps to ensure the three-way reconciliation is performed properly and tips to help efficiently and effectively review the three-way reconciliation. This session will also discuss risks of online banking and the regulatory environment’s impact on escrow accounting.

 9:45 am - 10:00 am Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am Ohio Notary Requirements for Real Estate Transactions

Roger Rill, Ohio Society of Notaries

Nearly every real estate transaction includes a number of both lender and title documents requiring notarized signatures. This class will provide an overview of notarial signing procedures and best practices, intended toincrease awareness forthose involved with real estate documents, and ensure compliance with Ohio laws.

11:00 am - Noon Fifteen Keys to Career and Business Success in the Title Industry

Tim Connor, Connor Resource Group

Effective management and leadership is a combination of bottom up reality, integrity and honesty and top down clarity, consistency and accountability. One of the major challenges of managers and leaders today is to create a positive, consistent and empowering culture. Without it, the consequences can be increased organization dysfunction, poor employee performance, lost business and revenue and a lack of customer and employee loyalty. During this session Tim will discuss the key elements to ensure that you create and maintain a consistent and effective management style, behaviors and decisions that contribute to ongoing success.

12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn

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Marriott Columbus Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, Ohio 43017
$109 + tax before 4/10/2013 (you must reference Ohio Land Title Association)

Registration for Members -$199, Honorary Life Members - $150, First Time Attendees - $120. Registration prices increase after April 4, 2013.

Registration for Non-member Agencies/Law Firms-$255 (after April 4-$295), Non-member Underwriters - $800 (after April 4-$900)

On-site registration will be different pricing - please refer to the registration form for details.

If you do not wish to register on-line, you may download the registration brochure and mail or fax in registration with your payment.

Cancellations received by noon, April 20, 2013 will be refunded, less a $30 fee. After that date, those not attending will receive any seminar materials in full consideration of fees paid. Substitutions of participants are permitted. Registrations will be limited to available space.

Sponsorship/Exhibit Opportunities
OLTA offers multiple sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities at the Annual Convention. View all of the sponsorship opportunities or contact Amber Fosler - for additional information.


Continuing Education

  • We have applied for 7.5 General CLE from the Ohio Supreme Court
  • We have applied for 7.5 CLE credit hours from the Kentucky Bar Association
  • This seminar has been submitted to the Ohio Department of Insurance for 7.5 title CIE including 2.0 Ethics CIE credit hours. The course level is intermediate.
  • The experience and qualifications of the instructors is available upon request.
  • To receive continuing insurance education (CIE) credit, you must do the following for each session (an exam is not required to receive credit)
    1. Sign the attendance roster before the session
    2. Attend the session in its entirety
    3. Complete & sign the request for CIE credits
    4. Turn in the request for CIE credits at the end of the session

Partial CIE credit can be given to attendees of this seminar. The credit must be rounded down to half hour increments.

OLTA will only accept National Producer Numbers (NPN) for Continuing Insurance Education credit. We cannot accept social security numbers or license numbers. To find your NPN, visit


Requirements for Continuing Legal Education credit have not changed. You are still required to provide your Attorney Registration Number to receive credit.

Services For The Physically Challenged Individuals

OLTA takes reasonable steps to ensure no individual who is physically challenged is discriminated against because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If special arrangements or diet are required for an individual to participate in the program, please contact us in advance at (888) 292-6582 or


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