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"Trustee Treasures at the Ritz" 2018 Annual Conference
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The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees is the essential organization for the Chapter 7 Trustee community. We are committed to improving the administration of bankruptcy by promoting professionalism, education, and the open exchange of ideas throughout our association. This commitment is most evident at our annual conference where attendees come to learn from their colleagues, share their experiences, develop business relationships and advance their profession.

8/15/2018 to 8/18/2018
When: August 15 - August 18
6:00 PM
Where: The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida  32034
United States
Contact: Jennifer Brinkley
(888) 566-2993


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NABT 2018 Annual Conference

Trustee Treasures at the Ritz

The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees is the essential organization for the Chapter 7 Trustee community. We are committed to improving the administration of bankruptcy by promoting professionalism, education, and the open exchange of ideas throughout our association.

This commitment is most evident at our annual conference where attendees come to learn from their colleagues, share their experiences, develop business relationships and advance their profession. As a professional in the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee community, you don't want to miss this opportunity to stay current on issues related to you, and what better way to do it than by joining your colleagues in Amelia Island, Florida.

Agenda at a Glance

Wednesday, August 15

4:30 – 7:00:      Registration Open
6:00 – 7:00:      Welcome Reception for All Attendees

Thursday, August 16

7:00 – 4:30:      Registration Open
7:15 – 8:15:      Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 – 8:15:      Welcome
8:15 – 9:15:      Behavioral Economics: When and Why Debtors Lie 
9:15 – 10:15:    A Trustee’s Guide to Operating in a Chapter 7
10:15 – 10:45:  Break with Our Sponsors
10:45 – 11:15: EOUST Update
11:15 – 11:45:  Clifford J. White, III, Director of the United States Trustee Program
11:45 – 12:45:  Lunch
12:45 – 1:15:    Trustee Only Meeting
1:15 – 2:45:      Case Law Update
2:45 – 3:00:      Break
3:00 – 4:00:      Bankruptcy Estate Taxation under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
4:00 – 5:00:      Administration of a Mega Ponzi Scheme Case: Receivership v. Bankruptcy
6:00 – 7:00:      Trustee Assistants' Happy Hour hosted by TrusteSolutions
6:00 – 7:00:      Invitation Only Reception for NABT Past Presidents, President’s Circle Members, Board Members, First-Time Attendees, Lobbyists and Ambassadors.

7:00 – 9:00:      Opening Reception & Dinner (dinner/ hors d’oeuvres/ drinks)

Friday, August 17

7:00 – 2:00:      Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30:      Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 – 10:00:    Cryptocurrency 101: A Trustee’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond
10:00 – 10:30:  Break with Our Sponsors
10:30 – 11:00: News and Notes from the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office
11:00 – 12:00:  Successor Trustee / Disaster Recovery
12:00 – 1:00:    Lunch on your own

Saturday, August 18

7:00 – 12:00:    Registration Desk Open
7:30 – 8:30:      Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 – 9:30:      Launching Attacks Across Borders:  Pursuing Claims Against Non-U.S. Defendants
9:30 – 10:30:    Appellate Case Law Update
10:30 – 11:00:  Break with Our Sponsors
11:00 – 12:00:  The Many Challenges Posed by Reinstated and Reopened Cases
12:00-1:00:      Getting the Band Back Together: Update on Canons of Ethics and Social Media; and Remote Lawyering: The Shadow Practice of Undisclosed Lawyers and Law Firms, Affiliations and the Cottage Industry of Document and Pleading Preparation.