Among the featured speakers at upcoming mortgage-related conferences are a former president and the brother of a former president. Also slated for are members of Congress. Mortgage technology is a big theme at some of the events that are around the corner, though legislation, compliance and mortgage fraud are also issues being addressed. More than 90 events are on Mortgage Daily's conference calendar for April, May and June.
The ABA Real Estate Lending Conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La., from April 10 through April 12. Residential and commercial lenders will get practical, relevant solutions to real-life challenges, according to the American Bankers Association.
On April 18, the Mortgage Bankers Association will hold its National Advocacy Conference 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. MBA members will pay $299 to attend, while non-member cost is $350. Three members of Congress will be in attendance as will Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
President Bill Clinton and CNN host Fareed Zakaria will be joined by Fiserv Chief Executive Officer Jeffery Yabuki at the Fiserv Forum 2012 client conference from April 22 through April 25 at the Venetian and Palazzo in Las Vegas. Thousands of attendees are expected for the conference, which will include 135 breakout sessions and a 70,000-square-foot technology showcase.
Also from April 22 through April 25, MBA is holding its National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. Topics to be covered at this year's event include changes to the IRS form 4506-T, information security and how loan origination system providers are meeting industry needs. The cost is $1,315 for MBA members and $1,915 for non-members.
Concurrently at the Biltmore, MBA will hold its National Fraud Issues Conference 2012. Registration fees are also $1,315 for MBA members and $1,915 for non-members. The trade group said that registrants will learn about issues related to the growing incidence and complexity of mortgage fraud and hear from industry experts as they review the current status of the industry, law enforcement and the government's efforts to combat fraud.
The Mortgage Insight Conference is being held by Comstock Mortgage on April 26 at the Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa in Sacramento, Calif. It costs just $39 and will include discussions about the impact of HARP 2.0, FHA changes and the future of Fannie Mae.
The Palms Hotel is the location of Mastermind 2012 being held on June 6 and 7 at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas. Hosted by Mortgage Executive Magazine, the $599 event was designed for production personnel including loan originators, branch managers and chief executive officers. Six featured panelists have reportedly originated more than $10 billion in mortgages collectively during their careers. The conference includes more than 30 keynote speakers.
From June 10 through June 13 the ABA is holding its annual Regulatory Compliance Conference at Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Attendees will be able to hear about how to manage new Dodd-Frank law provisions and how to respond to tough new risk tolerances. ABA members pay $1,090 for registration, while the cost is $1,685 for non-members.
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has been named as the keynote speaker at Mortgage Leadership Today. Hosted by Mortgage Success Source, the $799 conference will be held at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11. The event is designed to deliver the practical tactics and strategic solutions needed to increase revenue, lower risk and enhance recruiting and retention efforts.
Information Management Network is holding its 3rd Annual Bank & Financial Institutions Special Assets Executive Conference on Real Estate Workouts on Sept. 10 and 11 at the Fairmont Santa Monica in California. The $1,795 event is part of a series of Distressed Real Estate Conferences covering hotels, office, residential and retail loans.
Rudy Giuliani will be the featured speaker at MBA's 99th Annual Convention & EXPO 2012 in Chicago from Oct. 21 through Oct. 24. The keynote speaker is President Bill Clinton. The event costs $1,145 for MBA members and $2,295 for non-members, though early discounts are available.
From May through October, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is holding Mastering the Basics Workshop: A Director's Challenge at locations in Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Ohio and Texas.
Risk Assessment Workshop: Directors, Where is the Risk in Your Institution is planned by the OCC from April until December at locations in Alabama, California, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.
St. Louis and Birmingham, Ala., are the locations of the OCC's Compliance Risk Workshop: What Directors Need to Know in April and September. In addition, the bank regulator will hold Credit Risk Workshop: A Director's Focus from April through December in California, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.
The American Credit Union Mortgage Association has mortgage lending workshops scheduled for May 10th and 11th at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World in Florida, June 12th and 13th at the Portland Marriott City Center in Oregon, June 27th and 28th at the Kansas City Marriott Country in Missouri, and July 10th and 11th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
The National Association of Mortgage Field Services plans to hold its annual conference from Sept. 13 through Sept. 15 at the Marriott Canal Street in New Orleans.
The American Land Title Association held its Business Strategies Conference on March 27 in Louisville, Ky. Mortgage fraud was among the topics covered.
On March 22 and 23 NAMFS hosted its fifth annual Productive Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. The summit included a safety pool cover securing training course.
More than a thousand people attended REOMAC held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Palm Desert, Calif., from March 18 through March 21. Among the topics covered were new technologies, legislative updates and speeding up closings. Also discussed were issues facing the commercial side of the industry.