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Applications are now being reviewed from executives who wish to become 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

The agenda from our 9th Annual event in 2017 is posted below. The agenda for the 10th Annual Symposium will be posted soon.
Day 1
May 24 2017
Day 2
May 25 2017

(SL01) Opening Panel: State of the Education Finance and Lending Industry in 2017

Beth Akers
Debra Chromy, EdD
Dan Meyers
Mike Pierce
Ken Ruggiero

(SL02) Current Origination Opportunities in Student Loans

Gordon Cameron
Charles P Kelley, CPA, CFA,
Steve Winnie
Jack Zoeller

(SL03) Servicing Dynamics: Keeping Up With The Times

Larry Chiavaro
Sarah Ducich
Steve Kohles
Matt Ribe

(SL04) Student Loans Collection Trends: Dealing with Distress

Rob Fite
David Getty
Robert Hanna
Jeff Simendinger

(SL06) College and University Roundtable: A View From The Schools

Marilena Botoulas
Pamela Horne
Charles W. Pruett, JD.
Randy Schmidt

(SL07) Trends in Alternative Education:
MOOCs, Boot Camps and Competency-Based Learning

Rick O’Donnell
Patrick Partridge
Daniel Pianko
Zander Rafael

(SL08) Income-Share Agreements; Future of Higher Education Funding?

Beth Akers
David Cooper
Tonio DeSorrento
Matthew Myers

(SL11) Investor Views

Jenny Chou
Joe Santoro
Amit Sinha
Pat Wilson

(SL12) Legal and Regulatory Roundtable: Current Trends and the Winds of Change

John Pitts
Randy Schmidt
Harrison M.
Wadsworth III
Dustin Weeden