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CONFERENCE
OVERVIEW

iiBIG’s 10th Annual Education Finance & Loan Symposium, will take place in Alexandria, VA on May 9-10, 2018.  This event has become known as the only conference of its kind to attract a 360-degree cross-section of all the key players in the education finance/student loan industry. Over 150 attended last year’s event – and early indications are that this year’s conference – like the industry itself – will continue this upward trend.

WHAT WILL
BE COVERED

Interactive, roundtable presentations and discussions, will focus on topics such as:

  • Opening KEYNOTE Panel: State of the Education Finance and Lending Industry in 2018
  • Private Lenders Roundtable: Originating Student Loans in a New Era
  • Loan Servicing Dynamics: Expanding Servicing Options for Federal Student Loans?
  • The EdTech Revolution: How are EdTech Innovations Changing Higher Education Delivery-Models?
  • College and University Roundtable: An Update from Financial Aid Leaders from For-profit and Non-profit Schools
  • Student Loans Collection Trends: Dealing with Distress and Re-financing Issues
  • There’s a New Sheriff in Town: Legal/Regulatory Outlook for Student Loans at the State & Federal Level in the Age of Trump
  • Valuation and Securitization Trends: Mature versus Emerging Platforms
  • Online Non-Bank Student Loan Lending: The Growing Role of Marketplace Lenders in the Student Loan Market
The 10th Annual Education Finance & Loan Symposium will feature over 40 expert speakers and presenters – from both the private and the public sector – along with other key industry participants in the education finance and student loan markets. Below are the outstanding faculty members who contributed to the 2017 symposium. (Speakers for the 10th annual event in 2018 will be announced soon).

WHO WILL
ATTEND

Representatives from higher education (including US- and Internationally-based for-profit and non-profit colleges and universities), investors, banks, online marketplace and other alternative lenders, loan servicers, ratings agencies, regulators, attorneys and more will join us again in 2017. More specifically attendees will include:

  • Student Loan Lenders and Providers
  • For- and Not-for-Profit Institutions of Higher Ed
  • Investment Bankers and Capital Market Specialists
  • Cloud-based Online Marketplace Lending Platforms
  • Institutional Investors
  • Asset Backed Securities Professionals
  • Financial Aid Officers
  • Government Regulators
  • Student Aid Representatives
  • Student Aid Administrators
  • Student Loan Servicers
  • Student Loan Investors
  • Asset Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Credit Union Officers
  • Credit Managers
  • Rating Agencies
  • Credit Analysts
  • Corporate Finance Professionals
  • Trustees
  • Attorneys
  • Student Loan Consultants
  • Hedge Fund Investors
  • Corporate Issuers
Standard
Registration Rate
1,695.00

This rate applies to for-profit lenders, investment banks, investors, investment consultants, law firms, ratings agencies, accounting firms, and other financial service providers..

Register on or before December 31, 2017: $1,295

Register on or before February 28, 2018: $1,495

On or AFTER March 1, 2018: $1,695

Groups of 3 or More:
Register for $1295 per person
(Rates in effect all the time – no deadlines)

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Government /
Academic Rate
895.00

This rate applies to Federal, State and Local regulators; and academic financial aid officers, and all others from for-profit or non-profit academic institutions.

On or before December 31, 2017: $695

On or before February 28, 2018: $795

On or AFTER March 1, 2018: $995

Groups of 3 or More:
Register for $695 per person

(Rates in effect all the time – no deadlines)

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Team
Discounts

Additional discounted registration rates are available OFFLINE for groups of FIVE (5) or more.


For more information, contact:

 

Hank Woji,
VP Business Development, iiBIG
Phone: 512-692-9839
Email: HankW@iiBIG.com

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*Special Notice regarding Early-Bird Registrations: Registrations must be PAID on or before expiration date of the early-bird discount. To insure lowest rates, it is advised that payment be made to “iiBIG” by credit card simultaneous with online registration. If payment is not received on or before the early-bird deadline, the amount due will be increased to the amount that is applicable on the date that payment is received.

**Special Note regarding Investor Rate: To qualify for the investor rate, registrants must be investors directly employed by buy-side firms investing in securitized products whose principal professional responsibilities include investment analysis, investment decision-making, and/or portfolio management functions. Qualified registrants must also be directly involved in their firm’s investment in securitized products. All registrations are subject to review and approval.

FACULTY OPPORTUNITIES:

Applications are now being reviewed from executives who wish to contribute as members of our Executive Speaking Faculty. If you have extensive knowledge of education finance/student loans and would like to apply for a position on our speaking faculty please complete our online JOIN OUR FACULTY APPLICATION. Or contact:

Don Buford,
Founder & CEO, iiBIG 
Phone: 212-300-2521
Email: DonB@iibig.com

 

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Conference sponsorship provides an opportunity for companies seeking increased brand awareness and a platform to demonstrate expertise, products, or services. If confirmed early, conference sponsorship may include the opportunity to be represented on the executive speaking faculty. For more information, contact:

Hank Woji,
VP, Business Development, iiBIG 

Phone: 512-692-9839
Email: HankW@iiBIG.com 

 
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CO-BRANDING/MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES:

Co-branding/marketing opportunities are available for publications, digital and print newsletters, professional associations, or other organizations that provide news and information to the education finance/student loan industry. For more information on these opportunities, please contact:

Marisa Colandrea,
Director, Meeting Planning & Logistics, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2522
Email: MarisaC@iiBIG.com 

 
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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Continuing Education Credits (e.g. CLE, CPE, CME, etc.) may be available for iiBIG conferences. Upon request conference attendees will be provided with a “Certificate of Attendance” and a copy of the conference agenda, showing topics, length of sessions, and name(s) and professional affiliation(s) of presenter(s) for each session. Attendees wishing to apply for continuing education credits for attending this conference may submit this documentation to the relevant organization in his/her state when applying for such credits.

International Institute for Business Information & Growth LLC (iiBIG) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.