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2023 CDIA Law & Industry Conference


Registration is now open for the 2023 CDIA Law & Industry Conference to be held Sept. 21-22 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC! The event will kick-off with an opening reception sponsored by Hudson Cook, LLP on Sept. 20, followed by a full day session on Sept 21 and a half day session on Sept 22.  For the full agenda, please see below.

The 2023 Law & Industry conference is an essential event to convene, connect and hear from legal experts, influential thought leaders, regulators and officials from the consumer reporting industry. This is the only conference that connects the entire consumer reporting ecosystem!  


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Registration fee includes all conference materials, breakfast, lunch and AM & PM refreshments, and networking opportunities.

Early Bird Registration @ $845 (through Aug. 31, 2023)
Regular Registration @ $925
Group Discounts @ $745 per person, when you register 3 or more
Site License @ $545 per person, when you register 7 or more

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Ashwin Vasan to be Keynote Speaker at 2023 CDIA Law & Industry Conference

CDIA is excited to welcome CFPB’s Ashwin Vasan, Associate Director, Research, Markets & Regulations, as a keynote speaker for the 2023 CDIA Law and Industry Conference. Mr. Vasan has a long history both in the private sector and in government. As one of the CFPB Director’s most senior executives, he has a critical role in determining the agency’s regulatory and policy priorities. This is his second posting at CFPB – in his first tour at the agency he was critical in helping build the structures and teams that are continuing to serve the agency today.

Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Samuel Levine will join as a keynote speaker at 2023 Law & Industry Conference

CDIA is pleased to announce that Samuel Levine, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, will join as a keynote speaker for the 2023 Law and Industry Conference. Mr. Levine’s work at the FTC includes overseeing enforcement, rulemaking, and policy work across a wide range of areas, including privacy, data security, financial services, consumer reporting, and more. Before his appointment as Director, he served as an attorney advisor to former Commissioner Rohit Chopra and as a staff attorney in the Midwest Regional Office.

The Bureau of Consumer Protection plays a key role in data practices and beyond, and we are honored to have its Director join us. Mr. Levine will address the FTC’s priorities regarding privacy, data security, data brokers, combatting unfair or deceptive practices, limiting unlawful commercial surveillance, and its recent launch of the Office of Technology.


The 2023 agenda includes:

  • the most current and pressing topics, including regulation & enforcement, privacy FCRA developments, Metro 2® reporting and e-Oscar® dispute handling, state and federal policy updates, and more!
  • legal experts, influential thought leaders, regulators, and officials from the consumer reporting industry.
  • multiple networking opportunities to connect and engage with your peers

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Get to know more about all of our speakers here.


“This is by far my favorite conference EVERY YEAR!”

“All of the panels were excellent, informative, and very relevant.”

“I enjoyed the wide range of topics from Disputes to Privacy to Metro 2®, to litigation.  The conference touched on a wide variety of topics that are of immediate concern to our businesses.”

“The content was excellent and cut across key areas for our industry. The speakers were engaging and overall the sessions ran smoothly.”

“I met people that do a similar role that I do so I really appreciate the opportunity to get to know them.  I find a lot of value in conversing with folks that understand and sincerely want to make credit reporting more accurate for all.”


Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 9 CLE credits calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour. 

CDIA will be applying for CLE credits in: GA, IL, OH. Some of these states follow an approved-jurisdiction policy with CA, CT, NJ, and NY.

For all other states, attorneys will receive a certificate of attendance for self-reporting.


Do you hold a CRCM (Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager) credits and need additional credits to maintain your certification? You can now earn up to 8 CRCM, 1 CAFP, CERP continuing education credits with ABA when attending the 2023 CDIA Law & Industry Conference.

There is no better time to register for this must-attend event and show off your expertise in the regulatory compliance field.


Any person working in the credit reporting ecosystem will benefit from this program. Examples include company executives, operations officers, financial professionals, corporate counsel, general counsel, compliance & risk officers, government relations professionals, policy directors, and data quality assurance professionals.  Conference attendees come from a variety of industries working in the consumer reporting industry including:

  • Nationwide, regional and specialized credit bureaus
  • Big Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Automotive Lending and Lease
  • Credit Unions
  • Student Loans
  • Mortgage
  • Background Screeners
  • Utility Companies
  • Third Party Collection Agency
  • Software Vendors
  • Retail
  • Debt Buyers and more!

See Program Access Policy.

CDIA encourages you to share this notice with others in your company who may benefit from attending this Conference.


Our hotel room block at the Grand Hyatt Washington DC is now sold out! CDIA recommends the following additional hotel options for those who have not yet secured their hotel reservation.

Hamilton Hotel DC
The Mayflower Hotel
Moxy Washington DC
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
The Westin Washington DC


4 miles to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): Accessible via car service, taxi or Metro

26 miles to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): Accessible via car service or taxi

34 miles to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI): Accessible via car service, taxi, or Amtrak to Union Station


Registration cancellations received prior to the 30-day period leading up to a conference will be refunded less an administrative fee of $195. Registration cancellations received within the 30-day period prior to the conference will not be eligible to receive a refund. If the conference is cancelled, CDIA will refund all money deposited, but is not responsible for additional expenses, such as travel/hotel costs.


The Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) may, at its discretion, waive the course fee for any attorney, member or non-member, who wishes to attend an Association CLE program, but for whom the cost would be a financial hardship.

Requests for tuition waiver will not be accepted at the door. Requests for tuition waiver, along with an explanation of hardship, must be received in writing at least 10 days prior to the program via email at

The payment of any state’s CLE Credit Fees will remain the responsibility of the attorney.


Interested in Sponsoring this year’s CDIA Law & Industry Conference?  Visit our sponsorship page here.

To discuss our current opportunities, please contact


Please note: If you are a first-time user of the CDIA website you will need to set up an account first before registering for the Law & Industry Conference. This process is free and takes less than two minutes. If you have a CDIA Online Account but do not remember your login credentials, you can use the password recovery feature to retrieve this information by clicking here.

  • You must be logged in to your CDIA account first, before completing the registration process.
    • Each attendee must register individually or contact for group rates.
    • Please ensure your email address is used for the registration in order to receive all follow-up information.
    • Payment by credit card is due at time of registration (if you need to be invoiced, please contact