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Bankruptcy SectionDelaware State Bar AssociationTEN

Tuesday, July 1912:00 - 5:00Registration/Information Desk Open3:00 - 5:00NACTT Foundation Board Meeting1st FloorConference Room 401Wednesday, July 208:00 - 5:00Registration/Information Desk Open8:00 - 9:00STACS MeetingConference Room 4015th Floor8:00 - 10:30NACTT Academy Open Board MeetingConference Room 4029:00 - 9:30NDC Board Meeting (All Welcome)Conference Room 40410:00 - 11:30NACTT Board of Directors MeetingConference Room 40312:00 - 1:00NACTT Board of Directors LunchConference Room 4031:00 - 1:30IRS EFTPS ProgramLiberty C 3rd Floor1:30 - 3:30Open NACTT Board of Directors Meetingand NACTT Trustees Business Meeting(All Trustees Welcome)Liberty C 3rd Floor2:00 - 4:00Auto Creditors MeetingConference Room 4023:00 - 6:00Exhibitor SetupFranklin Hall 4th Floor3:30 - 4:30EOUST Update (Trustees Only)Liberty C 3rd FloorMary Ida Townson, NACTT President and Chapter 13 Standing Trustee forthe Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta)Doreen B. Solomon, Assistant Director for Oversight, Executive Office forUnited States Trustees, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)Martha K. Hallowell, Deputy Assistant Director for Oversight, Executive Officefor United States Trustees, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)3:30 - 4:30Update for Trustees in BA DistrictsConference Room 404(Trustees and Trustee Staff Only)D. Sims Crawford, NACTT President-Elect and Chapter 13 Standing Trusteefor the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division (Birmingham)Elizabeth Abdelmasieh, Attorney Advisor, Court Services Office,Administrative Office of the United States Courts (Washington, D.C.)4:30 - 5:30NACTT/EOUST Liaison Meeting7:00 - 9:00Trustee and Guest Reception (By Invitation Only)Conference Room 401Liberty AB 3rd FloorThursday, July 21Presiding Officer - D. Sims Crawford, NACTT President-Elect, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee forthe Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division (Birmingham)7:30 - 8:30Breakfast with Exhibitors7:30 - 8:30Mortgage Committee Meeting8:00 - 5:00Registration/Information Desk Open8:00 - 5:00NACTT Trustee/AcademyMember HospitalityFranklin Hall 4th FloorGrand Ballroom CD 5th Floor5th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon L 5th Floor

8:30 - 8:45Welcome and Opening RemarksGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorMary Ida Townson, NACTT President and Chapter 13 Standing Trustee forthe Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta)D. Sims Crawford, NACTT President-Elect and Chapter 13 Standing Trusteefor the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division (Birmingham)Joyce Bradley Babin, NACTT Vice President and Chapter 13 StandingTrustee for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas (Little Rock)Honorable William Houston Brown, United States Bankruptcy Judge,Western District of Tennessee (Retired), Editor and Advisor, NACTT Academyfor Consumer Bankruptcy Education, Inc. (Thompson’s Station)Honorable Eric L. Frank, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, EasternDistrict of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)8:45 - 9:00Update from the Administrative OfficeGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th Floorof United States CourtsElizabeth Abdelmasieh, Attorney Advisor, Court Services Office,Administrative Office of the United States Courts (Washington, D.C.)9:00 - 9:30Update from the Executive OfficeGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th Floorfor United States TrusteesClifford J. White, III, Director, Executive Office for United States Trustees,U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.)9:30 - 10:30Cyber-Enabled Financial Crimes:Grand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorWhat you need to know.Moderator: Mary Ida Townson, NACTT President and Chapter 13 StandingTrustee for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta)Michael J. McGillicuddy, FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Washington, D.C.)10:30 - 11:00Break with Exhibitors11:00 - 12:00Ethics in Your Bankruptcy Practice:Grand Ballroom Salon EH 5th floorAn interactive examination of situations faced every day.Moderator: Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theMiddle District of Tennessee (Nashville)Honorable Paul W. Bonapfel, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Georgia (Atlanta)Honorable Eric L. Frank, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, EasternDistrict of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)12:00 - 1:30Lunch on Your Own12:00 - 1:30Staff Attorney Lunch (By Invitation Only)12:00 - 1:30American College of Bankruptcy LunchConference Room 402for Fellows of the College (By Invitation Only)Moderator: Michael B. Joseph, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District ofDelaware (Wilmington)Special Guest Speaker: Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, United StatesBankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta) and President,National Conference of Bankruptcy JudgesFranklin Hall 4th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon CD 5th Floor

1:30 - 2:30Your Choice - One of Three Breakout SessionsDesigned for General Attendees1) Ethical and Effective Communication:Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorCommunicating with credibility and professionalism with courts, clerks’offices, opposing counsel, trustees, clients and other parties.Moderator: Margaret A. Burks, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the SouthernDistrict of Ohio (Cincinnati)Honorable Colleen A. Brown, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofVermont (Burlington)M. Regina Thomas, Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District ofGeorgia (Atlanta)Susan Jill Rice, Alward, Fisher, Rice, Rowe & Graf, PLC (Traverse City, MI)2) Resolving Tax Issues in Chapter 13 Plans: Grand Ballroom Salon G 5th FloorPre-planning tax considerations, postpetition taxes and end-of-case issues.Moderator: Albert Russo, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District ofNew Jersey, Trenton Vicinage (Robbinsville)Susan A. Berson, Berson Law Group LLP (Overland Park, KS)3) Challenging Debtors:Grand Ballroom Salon H 5th FloorDeceased and incompetent debtor issues.Moderator: Marie-Ann Greenberg, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theDistrict of New Jersey (Fairfield)Honorable George W. Emerson, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge, WesternDistrict of Tennessee (Memphis)David Cox, Cox Law Group (Lynchburg, VA) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Attorneys Who Represent Chapter 13 Trustees4) Snappy Answers to QuestionableGrand Ballroom Salon CD 5th FloorArguments: A demonstration of trial techniques unique to attorneys whorepresent Chapter 13 trustees.Moderator: Margaret H. Culp, Counsel to Chapter 13 Standing TrusteeGregory A. Burrell (Minneapolis, MN)Honorable John P. Gustafson, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Ohio (Toledo) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices5) HR Issues:Grand Ballroom Salon AB 5th FloorKeeping up with recent developments.Jacqueline K. Gallagher, Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, LLP(Philadelphia, PA)2:30 - 3:00Break with Exhibitors3:00 - 4:00Your Choice - One of Two Breakout SessionsDesigned for General Attendees1) Evidence and Electronic Discovery Issues: Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorRevised discovery rules and other rule changes.Moderator: Deborah B. Langehennig, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theWestern District of Texas (Austin)

Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Georgia (Atlanta) and President, National Conference ofBankruptcy JudgesLawrence R. Ahern, III, Brown & Ahern (Brentwood, TN)2) Dismissal and Conversion Issues:Grand Ballroom Salon H 5th FloorAddressing bad faith and avoiding prejudicial dismissal.Moderator: Martha G. Bronitsky, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theNorthern District of California (Hayward)Honorable Howard R. Tallman, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofColorado (Denver)Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP (Atlanta, GA)Mark C. Leffler, Boleman Law Firm, P.C. (Richmond, VA) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Attorneys Who Represent Chapter 13 Trustees3) Tax Issues Impacting Chapter 13 Cases:Grand Ballroom Salon CD 5th FloorA question and answer follow-up to the plenary session with Susan Berson.Moderator: Michael G. Malaier, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theWestern District of Washington (Tacoma)Susan A. Berson, Berson Law Group LLP (Overland Park, KS) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices4) Promoting Chapter 13 Success:Grand Ballroom Salon AB 5th FloorResources for successful cases.Donna L. Clark, Office Manager, Office of Carolyn A. Bankowski, Chapter13 Trustee for the District of Massachusetts (Boston)Kathy Fink, HR Manager, Office of Richard V. Fink, Chapter 13 StandingTrustee for the Western District of Missouri (Kansas City)René M. Hendricks, Office Administrator, Office of Laurie B. Williams,Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District of Kansas (Wichita)Mary Ruppenthal, Chief Administrator, National Data Center (Lafayette, CA)4:00 - 6:00NDC User Conference4:05 - 5:05Your Choice - One of Three Breakout SessionsDesigned for General AttendeesConference Room 401-4021) Proving Valuations:Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorHow to effectively present evidence on disputed valuations of real andpersonal property.Moderator: Michael B. Joseph, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Districtof Delaware (Wilmington)Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Georgia (Atlanta) and President, National Conference ofBankruptcy JudgesBrett A. Solomon, Tucker Arensberg, P.C. (Pittsburgh, PA)Scott F. Waterman, Waterman & Mayer, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)2) Treatment of Long-Term MortgageGrand Ballroom Salon G 5th Floorand Discharge Issues: (Mis)adventures in §1322(b)(5)Moderator: Beverly M. Burden, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the EasternDistrict of Kentucky (Lexington)Larry M. Foyle, Kass Shuler, P.A. (Tampa, FL)Patricia M. Mayer, Waterman & Mayer, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

3) Dischargeability Litigation:Grand Ballroom Salon H 5th FloorDefining fraud and examining discharge exceptions (other than studentloans).Moderator: Jan M. Hamilton, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District ofKansas (Topeka)Honorable Michael B. Kaplan, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofNew Jersey (Trenton)Mary Beth Ausbrooks, Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC (Nashville, TN)Gilbert B. Weisman, Becket & Lee LLP (Malvern, PA) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices4) Violence in the Workplace:Grand Ballroom Salon AB 5th FloorPlanning and awareness of potential issues.Christina M. Michael, Fischer & Phillips, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)7:00 - 9:00President’s ReceptionGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorFriday, July 22Presiding Officer – David G. Peake, NACTT Secretary, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theSouthern District of Texas (Houston)7:30 - 8:00Trustee Due Process Committee MeetingConference Room 3047:30 - 8:00Publication Committee MeetingConference Room 3067:30 - 8:30Breakfast with ExhibitorsFranklin Hall 4th Floor8:00 - 8:30Trustee Outreach Committee MeetingConference Room 3058:00 - 12:30Registration/Information Desk Open8:00 - 5:00NACTT Trustee/AcademyMember Hospitality8:30 - 8:45Opening Remarks/Announcements8:45 - 10:00What Does the CFPB Have to Do With Bankruptcy?Moderator: Kathleen A. Leavitt, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Districtof Nevada (Las Vegas)Alane A. Becket, Becket & Lee LLP (Malvern, PA)John J. Franchini, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase (Philadelphia, PA)Joann Needleman, Clark Hill PLC (Philadelphia, PA)Barbara A. Sinsley, Barron & Newburger, P.C. (Spartanburg, SC)10:00 - 10:30Break with Exhibitors10:30 - 11:30Provisions for Student Loan Debt:Grand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorHow to incorporate into the plan remedies available outside of bankruptcy.Moderator: D. Sims Crawford, NACTT President-Elect and Chapter 13Standing Trustee for the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division(Birmingham)Edward C. Boltz, The Law Offices of John T. Orcutt (Durham, NC)11:30 - 11:35Break5th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon L 5th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorFranklin Hall 4th Floor

11:35 - 12:35Life After the National MortgageGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorSettlement: Mortgage and secured claims issues.Moderator: William Mark Bonney, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theEastern District of Oklahoma (Muskogee)Michael T. Bates, Linquist and Vennum, LLP (Minneapolis, MN)John Rao, National Consumer Law Center (Boston, MA)Enjoy the City During Your Afternoon OffSaturday, July 23Presiding Officer – O. Byron Meredith, NACTT Treasurer, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theSouthern District of Georgia (Savannah)7:30 - 8:30Breakfast with Exhibitors8:00 - 5:00Registration/Information Desk OpenFranklin Hall 4th Floor8:00 - 3:00NACTT Trustee/AcademyMember Hospitality8:30 - 8:45Opening Remarks/Announcements8:45 - 10:00Chapter 13 Case Law UpdateHonorable Keith M. Lundin, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, MiddleDistrict of Tennessee (Retired) (Nashville)Honorable William Houston Brown, United States Bankruptcy Judge,Western District of Tennessee (Retired), Editor and Advisor, NACTT Academyfor Consumer Bankruptcy Education, Inc. (Thompson’s Station)Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Middle Districtof Tennessee (Nashville)10:00 - 10:30Break with Exhibitors10:30 - 12:00Chapter 13 Case Law Update (Continued)12:00 - 1:30Lunch On Your Own1:30 - 2:30Your Choice - One of Three Breakout SessionsDesigned for General Attendees5th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon L 5th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th FloorFranklin Hall 4th FloorGrand Ballroom Salon EH 5th Floor1) Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action:Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorStanding and judicial estoppel issues.Moderator: David G. Peake, NACTT Secretary and Chapter 13 StandingTrustee for the Southern District of Texas (Houston)Honorable Paul W. Bonapfel, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Georgia (Atlanta)John Rao, National Consumer Law Center (Boston, MA)2) Student Loans - Ask the Experts:Grand Ballroom Salon G 5th FloorA question and answer follow-up to the plenary session on student loans.Moderator: James L. Henley, Jr., Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theSouthern District of Mississippi (Jackson)Honorable Howard R. Tallman, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofColorado (Denver)Edward C. Boltz, The Law Offices of John T. Orcutt (Durham, NC)

3) Running and Marketing an EfficientGrand Ballroom Salon H 5th FloorConsumer Law Practice: Maximizing your practice and keepingyour trustee happy.Moderator: Jon M. Waage, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the MiddleDistrict of Florida (Bradenton)Carmen Dellutri, Dellutri Law Group, P.A. (Fort Myers, FL) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices4) Insurance Tune-Up:Grand Ballroom Salon AB 5th FloorCoverage of the critical areas.Candice T. Gros, Account Executive, International Sureties, Ltd. (NewOrleans, LA)James Oertling, Account Executive, Bond & Specialty Insurance, Travelers(Metairie, LA)2:30 - 3:00Break with Exhibitors3:00 - 4:00Your Choice - One of Three Breakout SessionsDesigned for General AttendeesFranklin Hall 4th Floor1) CFPB - Ask the Experts:Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorA question and answer follow-up to the plenary session.Moderator: Amrane Cohen, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the CentralDistrict of California (Orange)Alane A. Becket, Becket & Lee LLP (Malvern, PA)Joann Needleman, Clark Hill PLC (Philadelphia, PA)Barbara A. Sinsley, Barron & Newburger, P.C. (Spartanburg, SC)2) Exemption Issues in Chapter 13:Grand Ballroom Salon G 5th FloorEffective objections and conversion issues.Moderator: Richard V. Fink, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the WesternDistrict of Missouri (Kansas City)Honorable George W. Emerson, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge, WesternDistrict of Tennessee (Memphis)Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP (Atlanta, GA)3) Automatic Stay Issues:Grand Ballroom Salon H 5th FloorMaximizing damages, including attorney fees, punitive and emotionaldistress damages.Moderator: Robert G. Drummond, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Districtof Montana (Great Falls)Honorable Colleen A. Brown, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofVermont (Burlington)Michael A. Frank, Law Offices of Brooks, Frank & De la Guardia (Miami,FL)Andrew L. Spivack, Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones LLP (Philadelphia,PA) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices4) Managing Employee CostsGrand Ballroom Salon AB 5th Floorwith Declining Revenues: A roundtable discussion.Merideth Akers, PHR, Comptroller for D. Sims Crawford, Chapter 13Standing Trustee for the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division(Birmingham)

Vanessa Guerrero, Comptroller and Staff Attorney, Office of Mary K.Viegelahn, Chapter 13 Trustee for the Western District of Texas(San Antonio)Beckie J. Moore, Controller/Director of Operations, Office of BarbaraFoley, Chapter 13 Trustee for the Western District of Michigan (Kalamazoo)4:05 - 5:05Your Choice - One of Two Breakout Sessions Designed for General Attendees1) Cross Examination of a Witness:Grand Ballroom Salon F 5th FloorDemonstrations of effective techniques.Moderator: Laurie K. Weatherford, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for theMiddle District of Florida (Winter Park)Honorable John P. Gustafson, United States Bankruptcy Judge, NorthernDistrict of Ohio (Toledo)Aubrey Harry Ducker, Jr., The Law Offices of Aubrey Harry Ducker, Jr., P.L.C.(Winter Park, FL)Scott G. Stout, Staff Attorney, Office of Jeffrey M. Kellner, Chapter 13Standing Trustee for the Southern District of Ohio (Dayton)2) Post Confirmation Issues:Grand Ballroom Salon G 5th FloorDoes the applicable commitment period apply?Moderator: William C. Miller, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the EasternDistrict of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Honorable Michael B. Kaplan, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District ofNew Jersey (Trenton, NJ)Emily Connor Fort, Boleman Law Firm, PC (Richmond, VA)Ann E. Swartz, McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) Alternative Track Designed Specifically for Staff of Trustee Offices3) Day-to-Day Issues:Grand Ballroom Salon AB 5th FloorProtecting PII, address changes, finding creditors and unclaimed funds.Sarah Camp, Data Entry Team Leader, Office of Mary Ida Townson, Chapter13 Standing Trustee for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta)David Nelson, Disbursement Analyst, Office of William C. Miller, Chapter13 Standing Trustee for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Carrie Vasquez, Director of Operations, Office of Mary K. Viegelahn,Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Western District of Texas (San Antonio)7:00 - 9:00Farewell Reception

NACTT will be responsible for the followingregarding CLE:NACTT will apply for CLE in each state with registered attendees. NACTT will pay theapplication fee (if applicable) for each state as required. NACTT will file all CLE forattendees that submit the uniform certificate on-site.NACTT will not file CLE for self-reporting states.Attorneys will be responsible for the followingregarding CLE:Attorneys that are required, by state, to sign in/out daily will be responsible for checking inat the CLE registration desk daily.Attorneys that fail to submit their uniform certificate on-site will have 30 days to submitthe uniform certificate to NACTT for filing. After this 30 day period, the attorney will beresponsible for filing CLE directly.Attorneys will be responsible for all fees associated with credit hours on-site (excluding theinitial application fee).All checks must be written to NACTT for NACTT to file for CLE.Attorneys will be responsible for filing CLE in self-reporting states.

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