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American Mortgage Conference

April 29 - May 1, 2019 • Pinehurst Resort • Pinehurst, NC



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Program (Subject to Change)


Monday, April 29, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am Exhibitor Setup
Grand Ballroom Foyer

All exhibits should be set and ready by 12:00 pm.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Registration Desk Opens
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Pick up your name badge prior to the start of the General Session. If you have questions during the event, stop by the registration desk and ask a member of our event team!
​1:00 pm 1:45 pm Where Are Banking and Mortgage Banking Going with Advocacy and the Regulatory Agencies?
  • Rob Nichols, President and CEO, American Bankers Association
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm General Session
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm ​Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
​3:00 pm 3:45 pm Perspective as Former Commissioner and Industry Overview
  • Edward DeMarco, President, Housing Policy Council
3:45 pm   4:30 pm Catalysts for Mortgage Lending
A top industry analyst will provide an overview of the current mortgage lending landscape, discuss how the rising rate environment has impacted origination activity and profitability, and highlight which regions are reporting the strongest growth. He will describe recent housing trends and how changes in housing starts and home prices could impact banks credit quality. How will the changing mortgage environment impact the outlook for the banking industry? What is the outlook for credit quality and profitability across the sector?
4:30 pm   5:15 pm General Session
5:15 pm   6:15 pm
Reception

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast in the Marketplace
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Rise and shine and enjoy breakfast in the exhibitor marketplace!
8:30 am – 9:15 am General Session
​9:15 am – 10:15 am Secondary Marketing Strategies for Growth and Profitability
Hear strategies that maximize return on the sale of mortgage assets. Lenders can leverage these secondary marketing strategies to grow business and increase profitability. Panelists will include presentation of alternative strategies for maximizing return on the sale of mortgage assets. In a non-delegated underwriting model, institutions that do not have the resources to staff up for credit decisioning can offer mortgages to their client base and begin to offer loan products with fewer staffing and risk profile restrictions.
  • John Hedlund, Managing Director, AmeriHome Mortgage Company
  • Peter Taglia, Senior Vice President, FTN Financial
10:15 am – 10:15 am Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 am – 11:30 am
​Breakout Sessions
11:30 am – 12:00 pm General Session
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ​Luncheon
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Navigating Uncharted Waters: Implementing Day 1 Certainty®
Reduced cycle times. Lower costs. Improved borrower experience. The benefits for adopting Day 1 Certainty® are clear. What isn’t, however, is how lenders should navigate the challenges that are inherent to introducing a new process and technology. In this session, hear from fellow bankers who will share how they successfully implemented the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service, a component of Day 1 Certainty. Hear firsthand accounts of their experience and learn strategies for traversing similar operational and organizational roadblocks in your organization Reduced cycle times. Lower costs. Improved borrower experience. The benefits for adopting Day 1 Certainty® are clear. What isn’t, however, is how lenders should navigate the challenges that are inherent to introducing a new process and technology. In this session, Taylor Morrison Lending and Guild Mortgage will share how they successfully implemented the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service, a component of Day 1 Certainty. Hear firsthand accounts of their experience and learn strategies for traversing similar operational and organizational roadblocks in your organization.
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm General Session
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm General Session
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Reception

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast in the Marketplace
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Join us for a continental breakfast and visit with our exhibitors!
8:30 am – 9:15 am Breakout Sessions
9:15 am – 10:15 am ​What Can We Expect in Future Mortgage Lending Regulation?
  • Rod Alba, Senior Vice President, Real Estate Finance, American Bankers Association
  • Martha Svoboda, Poyner Spruill
10:15 am – 10:45 am ​Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 am – 11:30 am ​General Session
12:00 pm ​Conference Adjourns

​​Questions? Contact Susan Bonney.