ELFA Outlines Schedule for ELFA 2020 Business LIVE!

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association unveiled the schedule of educational sessions for ELFA 2020 Business LIVE!, the virtual learning and networking conference for the equipment finance industry, which will be held Oct. 27 to Oct. 28. The sessions will cover a range of topics relevant to industry members representing a range of job responsibilities and experience levels.

There will be a total of 20 interactive breakout sessions, including: 

Tuesday, Oct. 27    

  • Has COVID-19 Ushered in the Leasing Company of the Future?
  • Adapt to Thrive: How Marketing Agility Enables a Stronger Response to Extraordinary Challenges 
  • Balancing Tech & Human Interaction in the Customer Experience 
  • Creative Financing Alternatives: Power by the Hour and Pay Per Use 
  • Fast Tracking Your Technology in the Age of COVID 
  • There Is More Than Meets the Eye: Diversity and Inclusion Beyond Race
  • Trains, Planes and Automobiles 
  • What’s New in the Law? 
  • Where Confidence and Resilience Intersect to Face and Overcome Personal and Professional Challenges 
  • Back to Basics: Introduction to the Leasing and Finance Industry 

Wednesday, Oct. 28  

  • The COVID-19 Economy and Outlook for Equipment Finance  
  • Developing Young Talent for Long-Term Success   
  • Emerging Technology: Hype vs. Reality  
  • Collateral Repossession – Challenges in a Post-COVID Environment  
  • Finding Growth After COVID: A Search for New Green Pastures 
  • How Data Analytics Can Improve Your Business Results  
  • Pockets of Opportunity for Independents: Where to Shoot the 8-Ball  
  • Automating Credit Decisioning & Risk Modeling  
  • I’m a Bank Finance Company: What Do I Need to Know to Survive and Thrive?  
  • Optimizing Managed Bundled Services & Market Practices  

In addition to the breakout sessions, general sessions will feature keynote speakers including geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan, political strategist Donna Brazile and economic forecaster Marci Rossell. Attendees will also interact in a multimedia exhibit hall and targeted networking lounges. 

“We’re excited to announce a robust roster of sessions led by industry experts at ELFA 2020 Business LIVE!,” Ralph Petta, president and CEO of the ELFA, said. “The world is changing rapidly, and this conference will help position you for success today and beyond. There’s something for everyone, including those who planned to attend other events that were cancelled this year, and those who’ve never attended an ELFA convention. Whether you are an emerging leader or a senior executive, this promises to be an exceptional opportunity to learn and network.”

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