NOVEMBER 15-16, 2021
Hilton Crystal City,
Exhibition Set-up (In Exhibit Hall)
Registration, Refreshments and Networking (in Exhibit Hall)
Welcome to Washington DC: Introductions
Don Buford, Founder & CEO,
iiBIG LLC – New York
KEYNOTE DISCUSSION: TBA
Opening Panel: State of the Education Finance and Student Lending Industry in 2020
- How will new court cases and regulatory changes affect YOU?
- Will New Student Loan Forgiveness Policies be Revolutionary or Realistic in 2020?
- Are new private/for-profit players entering this market? Why or why not?
- How are States coordinating with the Federal Government regarding Student Financial Aid Policies?
- James Bergeron, President, National Council of Higher Education Resources (NCHER) – Washington, DC
- Others TBA
PM Networking Break
Valuation and Securitization Trends
- How’s the Secondary Market for Student Loans Looking in 2020 and beyond?
- Grant Carwile, Managing Director, SL Capital Strategies – Cincinnati, OH
- Ian Rasmussen, Lead ABA Analyst, Fitch Ratings – New York, NY
- Jonathan Riber, SVP, DBRS Morningstar – New York, NY
Marketplace & Private Lenders Roundtable: Facilitating Customer Acquisition, Origination and Underwriting of Private Student Loans
- What is the status of online Marketplace Lending, and partnerships and JVs with Traditional Lenders?
- What does the Private Student Loan landscape look like over the next 12 months, and beyond?
- Sharon Gold, Head of Capital Markets, College Ave Student Loans – Wilmington, DE
- Robert Humann, GM, Student & Personal Loans, Credible Labs – San Francisco, CA
- Jon Wollman, Chief Product Officer, CURevl LLC – Richardson, TX
Loan Servicing Dynamics: Expanding Servicing Options for Federal Student Loans
- What are the latest developments in the servicing of student loans?
- How is the DOE’s ‘NextGen Financial Services Environment’ initiative affecting Student Loan Servicing?
- Igor Beylin, Founder, RPA Bridge LLC – Charlotte, NC
- William (Will) Shaffner, Director, Business Development & Government Relations, Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) – Chesterfield, MO
- Others TBA
Evening Networking Reception
DAY TWO: NOVEMBER 16, 2021
Day Two Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking (In Exhibition area)
Should Securitization of Student Loans be Limited to Depository Institutions?
If so, Why? ~ If Not, Why Not?
Henry Howard, President & CEO,
US. Education Finance Group – Miami, FL
Higher Education Regulatory Roundtable:
Legal/Regulatory Outlook for Student Loans at the State & Federal Level in 2020 and beyond.
- What is the Likelihood of new Regulations regarding Student Loan Forgiveness Policies and Other Related Issues?
- Arthur Rotatori, Member, McGlinchey Stafford – Cleveland, OH
- Kathryn (Kate) Rock, Partner, Banking, Insurance & Capital Markets, Guidehouse – Washington, DC
- Others TBA
Luncheon for Conference Participants
Innovations in Student Loan Repayment Plans
- From Income-based repayment products, to Employer Re-payment Plans, how are private lenders addressing the ever-increasing burden of Student Loan Debt?
- What is the status of pending legislation in Congress to make these plans tax-exempt?
- Brad Rustin, Partner & Chair, Financial Regulatory Team, Nelson Mullins LLP – Greenville, SC
- Charles Kelly, Executive Director, Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) – Warwick, RI
- Dubravka Ritter, Senior Industry Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
- Others TBA
College and University Roundtable: An Update from Higher Education Financial Aid Leaders from For-profit and Non-profit Higher Education Colleges, Universities & Community Colleges.
- How has the job of Financial Aid administrators changed in the last year and what is the outlook for the next two (2) to five (5) years?
- Tess Michaels, CEO, Stride Funding – Boston, MA
- Others TBA
An iiBIG Thanks to our Executive Faculties, Attendees & Sponsors for over 12 years of Thought Leadership in the Education Finance & Student Loan Sectors
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Continuing Education Credits (e.g. CLE, CPE, CME, etc.) may be available for iiBIG conference attendees. 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.
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