ELFA 58th Annual Convention: Washington, DC

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 27

9:00 am -
12:00 pm
Jim McGrane Charity Bike Ride and Monument Tour
(pre-registration required, limited to 60 attendees)
10:00 am -
8:00 pm
Convention Registration
10:15 am -
2:15 pm
Odyssey Brunch Cruise and Tour with Docent
(pre-registration required, limited to 150 attendees)
2:00 pm -
4:00 pm
Community Service Project

Community Lodgings (on property)

(pre-registration required, limited to 60 attendees)
2:00 pm -
5:00 pm
Exhibitor Set Up
4:30 pm -
5:30 pm
New Members & Leadership Reception
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Women's Council Reception
6:00 pm -
8:30 pm
Welcoming Reception
Exhibits Open


Monday, October 28

7:00 am -
4:00 pm
Exhibits Open
7:00 am -
4:30 pm
Registration
7:00 am -
8:15 am
Group Breakfast
8:30 -
10:00 am
Opening General Session

Speaker:

Michael Beschloss MICHAEL BESCHLOSS
Nation's Leading Presidential Historian and Best-Selling Author

10:30 -
Noon
Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
10:30 -
12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
  • Mindset Shift: Looking at Technology & Innovation Through a New Lens
    Sponsored By: ELFA Innovation Technology Workgroup
  • Getting into the Weeds – Opportunities & Risks in Cannabis Finance
  • Hiring the Best… Putting Your Gut to the Test
    Sponsored By: ELFA Women’s Council
  • Got Illicit Funds? Fraud in the e-World
11:00 am -
4:00 pm
Spouse/Companion Event

America's First Home - Mount Vernon Tour and Luncheon

12:15 -
2:00 pm
Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Luncheon, General Session
Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation

Speaker:

Marci Rossell MARCI ROSSELL
Former CNBC Chief Economist and Co-Host of SQUAWK BOX

2:00 -
4:00 pm
Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
2:30 -
4:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
  • Merger-Up and Other Restructures: Lessons Learned and Successful Outcomes
  • Diversity and Inclusion from the Inside Out: A Conversation About Us
    Sponsored By: ELFA Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • E-Docs: How to Stop Using Pens
  • The Art & Science of the Customer Experience
4:30 -
5:30 pm
International Reception

Evening Free for Private Entertaining and Company-Sponsored Receptions



Tuesday, October 29

7:00 -
8:15 am
Group Breakfast
7:00 am -
3:00 pm
Registration Open
7:00 am -
3:00 pm
Exhibits Open
8:30 -
10:30 am
General Session

Jake Tapper JAKE TAPPER
Award-Winning Journalist; Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent, CNN

10:30 -
Noon
Coffee Break in exhibit area
11:00 am -
12:30 pm
Breakout Sessions
  • Optimizing Managed Solutions and other Vendor Programs in Periods of Rapid Transformation
  • Candid Conversations: Emerging Talent Success Stories
    Sponsored By: ELFA Emerging Talent Advisory Council
  • Economic Waves: Preparing for What Comes Next
  • Modernization & Innovation: Leading with Technology Excellence
    Sponsored By: ELFA Operations & Technology Excellence Award
11:00 am -
4:00 pm
Spouse/Companion Event

A Rare Glimpse - Private U.S. Capitol Tour and Luncheon

12:45 -
2:30 pm
New! Community Luncheon for all Attendees

Mark Scharenbroich MARK SCHARENBROICH
Author of Nice Bike and Leadership Expert

2:30 -
3:00 pm
Coffee break in exhibit area
3:00 -
4:30 pm
Breakout Sessions
  • Today’s Regulatory Environment – Are You in the Know?
  • Pillars of Technology: Supporting Your Strategic Vision
  • Get Social: Leveraging Today’s Communication Tools
    Sponsored By: ELFA Communications Committee
  • Sustainability in the Energy & Technology Space
6:30 -
9:30 pm
Closing Reception & Dinner at the Smithsonian American History Museum