Several upcoming mortgage conferences and meetings will deal with compliance, sales and technology, among other issues. Nearly two dozen events are planned so far for March.
Nearly a hundred mortgage-related events are scheduled so far for 2012 on MortgageDaily.com's mortgage conference calendar. However, given that there were more than 300 events on the 2011 calendar, many more conferences are likely to make the list as the year progresses.
The busiest month so far this year is March, with 21 events listed. Last year's busiest month was October, with 58 events.
The One Ocean Resort in Atlantic Beach, Fla., is the location of MISMO's Trimester Meeting from Jan. 23 through Jan. 27. Registration for the event is $195 for MISMO subscribers and $495 for non-subscribers.
"Attendees will receive a high-efficiency day of education on the MISMO XML standards and how to apply them with external business partners as well as internal data systems," a promotional page states. "This information will be a key component for enhancing your data integration efforts, as well as for meeting regulatory requirements like the Uniform Mortgage Data Program."
The CU Members Mortgage 15th National Mortgage Lending Conference is being held on March 5 and March 6 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Among several sessions scheduled for the $575 event is Defining Your Future in the New Regulatory Environment, which will be presented by Mitch Kider of Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC. That session will cover the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
From March 21 through March 23, REthink 2012 will be held at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Fla. The housing symposium, hosted by Housing Wire, promises "riveting discussions and interviews with renowned economic, financial and industry leaders."
The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel will host The Predictive Methods Conference from Veros Real Estate Solutions. The convention begins on June 4 and wraps up on June 6.
"PMC is one of the most expansive educational platforms in the mortgage industry that addresses trends and issues surrounding collateral risk analytics, valuation risk management, as well as the appropriate use of mortgage technologies for business efficiencies," Veros said in a statement. "PMC draws speakers and attendees from top lenders, rating agencies, regulators and technology vendors from America’s leading financial institutions, including private, government and Wall Street entities"
The Association of Mortgage Professionals held NAMBWest in Las Vegas last month. Sessions covered credit rescoring, purchase lead generation and 203(k) mortgages and well as marketing sessions.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were recently criticized for spending $640,000 to send 100 employees to the Mortgage Bankers Association's annual conference in Chicago during October. Details of the expenditures were outlined in a letter form the two firms' regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, to Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R., Texas).