Event Program

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  • Day 1 Sunday, August 21
  • Day 2 Monday, August 22
  • Day 3 Tuesday, August 23
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06:30 PM - 08:30 PMCirque du Soleil Mad AppleNew York New York Hotel & Casino

Mad Apple is a delicious Cirque du Soleil cocktail of high-flying acrobatics, music, dance, comedy, and magic celebrating the city that never sleeps.

Starring comedian Brad Williams, Mad Apple is a nonstop New York thrill ride from the moment you step into the theater. From pre-show magic and boozy libations at the stunning stage bar to the band playing the biggest musical hits inspired by the city, Mad Apple blurs the lines between circus, live entertainment, and New York nightlife culture.

Featuring six brash acts and a dynamic makeup of musicians, dancers, comedians, magicians, and circus performers, Mad Apple rewrites the script on Las Vegas entertainment. Each act is like a snapshot from a different nocturnal side of New York, brought to life by underground stars, high-flying acrobats, street performers, up-and-coming entertainers, and the biggest musical hits to come out of the City.

Step into the crowds, up to the bar, and out into the New York night of your life with Mad Apple. Only at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

NYC’s wildest night outcomes to the Las Vegas stage! Mad Apple is a delicious Cirque du Soleil cocktail of high-flying acrobatics, music, dance, comedy, and magic, celebrating the city that never sleeps.

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The registration fee of $59 is not included with the conference registration

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10:00 AM - 01:30 PMCalifornia Basic Foreclosure Certification Course (Level 1)Napa Room C

This two and a half hour course syllabus followed by a one-hour open-book online exam covers state foreclosure procedures; monetary and non-monetary defaults; judicial vs. nonjudicial foreclosures; what a lender provides to the Trustee what a trustee does; notice of default; notice of sale; review of Trustee’s Sale Guarantees; reinstatement; presale redemption; sale; Trustee’s Deed; Proceeds of Sale; and Bankruptcy.

Registration fee of $100 not included with conference registration.

Instructor: Randy Newman, Esq., Total Lender Solutions

01:30 PM - 04:30 PMApps, Drinks, and High-Tech GolfTop Golf Las Vegas

This event is all about having fun with your colleagues. We’ll enjoy great food, full-service bars, upscale amenities and non-competitive and competitive fun for everyone. Topgolf is an entertainment complex that features a high-tech golf game that everyone can enjoy in climate-controlled hitting bays with great music. Join your colleagues and experience the energetic hum that you can feel right when you walk through the door.

Registration Fee of $99 is not included with registration.

 

06:30 PM - 08:00 PMWelcome ReceptionConference Center Foyer

After a hard afternoon socializing in an energetic environment, relax and catch up with friends and colleagues at UTA’s Welcome Reception.

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08:00 AM - 09:00 AMContinental BreakfastSonoma Room C
09:00 AM - 09:45 AMDefault Servicing Economic ForecastSonoma Room A

Rick Sharga returns to forecast trends for the default servicing industry. Rick’s presentation will provide information and analysis that forecasts the economic environment, housing activity, mortgage analysis, and foreclosure analysis.

One of the country’s most frequently-quoted sources on real estate, mortgage, and foreclosure trends, Rick has appeared regularly over the past 15 years on CNBC, the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, ABC World News, FOX, Bloomberg, and NPR.

  • – Rick Sharga, EVP, Market Intelligence, ATTOM
09:45 AM - 10:15 AMExhibit BreakSonoma Room C

Enjoy coffee or tea while mingling with exhibitors and colleagues.

10:15 AM - 11:30 AMWhere Are We Now That Moratoriums Have Lifted?Sonoma Room A

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Mr. Cooper who will address what has changed since all the moratoriums have lifted, effectiveness of loss mitigation programs and what is forecasted for the future.

  • – Cathe Cole Sherburn, Sr. VP of Operations, Trustee Corps (moderator)
  • – Todd Barton, Esq., VP and Deputy General Counsel, Fannie Mae
  • – Dean Meyer, Director, Non-performing Loan Management, Freddie Mac
  • – Erica Johnson-Seck, Vice President, Foreclosure & REO Oversight, Mr. Cooper Group
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMLunch and 2022 Award WinnersSonoma B

During lunch, we will present the 2022 Phil Adleson Award, and the 2022 Dorothy Schick Veteran Member of the Year Award.

  • – Randy Newman Esq., President Total Lender Solutions, and UTA President
12:30 PM - 02:00 PMBankruptcy Updates With Bankruptcy JudgesSonoma Room A

Our session featuring Bankruptcy Judges will address Court decisions and recent legislation that affects UTA members in their day-to-day business of servicing, collection, and foreclosure. 

  • – Hon. August B. Landis, District of Nevada
  • – Hon. Scott C. Clarkson, Central District of California
  • – Mark Blackman, Esq., Barrett Daffin Frappier Treder & Weiss
  • – Benjamin R. Levinson, Esq., Law Office of Benjamin R. Levinson
02:00 PM - 02:30 PMExhibit BreakSonoma Room A

Enjoy a ‘sweet’ break with our exhibitors while snacking on your choice of cookies and sodas.

02:30 PM - 04:00 PMSmall Trustees Roundtable Napa Room C

This 90 minutes session allows Small Trustees to exchange information concerning operations and best practices within this small networking group of colleagues.

  • – Randy Newman Esq., President Total Lender Solutions, and UTA President
  • – Robert Cullen, Redwood Trust Deed Service
02:30 PM - 04:00 PMLarge Trustees RoundtableNapa Room D

This 90 minutes session allows Large Trustees to exchange information concerning operations and best practices within this small networking group of colleagues. 

  • – Cathe Cole Sherburn, Sr. VP of Operations, Trustee Corps
06:00 PM - 09:00 PMShow Me The Money: An Evening of Dinner, Networking, Friendship, Magic … and Limbo! Grandview Lounge

Our Polynesian-themed night of roving dining and networking includes a limbo competition, hula dance instruction, and awards for the craziest Hawaiian shirt.

We’ll also have Rob Anderson, one of Las Vegas’ finest magicians, for an exclusive 30-minute ‘Show Me The Money’ performance. So put on your grass skirts, and get ready to have fun, and of course, bid on UTA’s always great Silent Auction items.

Rob Anderson
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08:00 AM - 09:00 AMContinental BreakfastSonoma Room C
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMThe Push and Pull Between Employers and EmployeesSonoma Room A

It’s a new world in the workplace. Between ‘the great resignation’, working remotely vs. in the office, millennial’s expectations and how to react to it, there are a bevy of new issues that seem to have cropped up all at once. This session, led by an expert in client training and compliance techniques, will address how management can handle and address the new workplace world.

  • – Dennis A. Davis, Ph.D., Director of Client Training, Ogletree Deakins
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMExhibit BreakSonoma Room C

Enjoy coffee or tea while mingling with exhibitors and colleagues.

10:30 AM - 11:45 AMLegislative UpdateSonoma Room A

Our legislative update panel will provide us with detailed summaries of the key issues and bills addressed this year in California, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, and Idaho. We’ll also be discussing and soliciting our 2023 legislative ‘wishlist’.

  • – Michelle Mierzwa, Esq. Wright Finlay & Zak (moderator)
  • – Mike Belote, Esq., California Advocates
  • – Holly Chisa, HPC Advocacy
  • – Kent Cammack, Esq., Gust Rosenfeld
  • – Brigham Lundberg, Esq., Lundberg & Associates, PC
12:00 PM - 01:00 PMLunch and Exhibitor RaffleSonoma B

Enjoy a buffet deli lunch while our gracious exhibitors announce their prize winners.

  • – Cathe Cole-Sherburn, Trustee Corps, UTA Education Chair
01:30 PM - 02:45 PMCase Law UpdatesNapa Room A

Our case law panel will address 2022 cases that impact foreclosure in California and all Western states. This session covers all of the key relevant court cases from the past year in a rapid-fire, yet detailed format that provides informative and practical information.

  • – Andrew Boylan, Esq., McCarthy Holthus
  • – Kent Cammack, Esq., Gust Rosenfeld
  • – Stephen T. Hicklin, Esq., The Hicklin Firm
  • – Martin T. McGuinn, Esq., Kirby & McGuinn
02:45 PM - 03:00 PMIce Cream Break

Time to say your goodbyes to your friends and colleagues – and enjoy an ice cream bar of your choice.

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