2018 Convention

Sunday, July 15th – Tuesday, July 17th
Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island

Hotel Registration Information
Exhibitor Shipping Information
MLTA PAC Silent Auction
MLTA PAC Scavenger Hunt


Additional Hotel websites (no MLTA block):  
Harbour View Inn
Windemere Hotel
Chippewa Hotel
Hotel Iroquiois

Event Details

Sunday, July 15, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner

Monday, July 16, 2018
7:30 AM -8:45 AM MLTA KEGS Breakfast (former MLTA Presidents)
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM MLTA Committee Breakfast (open to all registrants)
8:45 AM – 11:30 AM Opening Business Session & Exhibits
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM “ALTA National Update” – William Burding Jr., Chair, A&A Section ALTA
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break with Exhibitors
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM “Blockchain and Bit Coin” – Larry Ivens Ed.D.
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM “Brown Sugar: Deriving Satisfaction through Data Analysis” – Anirban Basu, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Sage Policy Group, Inc.
11:30 am MLTA Luncheon To Go – Box lunches will be available to take to your next adventure
11:30 PM – MLTA PAC EVENT – Scavenger Hunt
11:30 am – 6:00 pm – FREE TIME
6:00 PM MLTA Young Title Professionals Reception
6:30 PM President’s Reception
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MLTA 2018 Annual Dinner, Officer Installation & Awards
9:00 PM – MLTA Room Crawl

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Legislative Update – Cami Pendell, MLC
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM “The Run-up to the November Election: Who’s on First?” – Tim Skubick
10:15 AM – 10:20 AM Convention Wrap Up – Adjourn

Click here for Mission Point Resort reservations – please note our room block will close June 12th.

William Burding Jr. NTP is executive vice president and general counsel for Orange Coast Title Company and its Family of Companies. In addition to his legal responsibilities, he is a member of the company’s Executive Committee and oversees its Nevada operations, which are among the state’s largest providers of title related services. Prior to joining Orange Coast Title in 1998, William was the chief operating officer and general counsel for a Colorado-based title company specializing in large multistate commercial transactions.



Dr. Larry J. Ivens is a Michigan native and has been involved in technology for his entire working career.  He has been a Technology Educator for Vocational Education, a grant writer, systems programmer, a law enforcement consultant, and an infrastructure builder. For the last 25 years Larry has been the Director of Newaygo County Advanced Technology service (NCATS). Larry was the first to bring the Internet into the County of Newaygo. Throughout this time, NCATS continues to support the Schools, businesses, agencies, units of government, and the students and parents of the 1000 Sq. mile service area of Newaygo County.
Larry has an earned BS, MS, and Ed.D. from Western Michigan University and recently retired from the Newaygo County Regional Service Agency after 45 years of service, and is principal of his own consulting firm, specializing in technology training, assessment, and application support.


Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others.




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