NEMBC Info and Program Descriptions

Tuesday, September 11th

8:30 PM -11:00 PM
Let’s Gather at Gurney’s!  (The Pineapple Club)

If you have arrived into Newport for NEMBC early, meet us at the Pineapple Club. Enjoy Narragansett Bay, meet NEMBC attendees and relax before NEMBC officially starts. A perfect beginning to NEMBC!  Don’t worry if it’s rainy – we have a backup plan so rain or shine - meet us at Gurney’s!

Wednesday, September 12th

8:30 Shotgun Start
NEMBC Golf Tournament at Newport Country Club  (separately ticketed event)
Sponsored by CHASE 

The conference gets off to a spectacular start with a 8:30 A.M. shotgun at the historic Newport Country Club. Originally established in 1894 Newport Country Club is often considered the first golf course in North America.  It has been listed by the USGA as one of the first 100 Clubs in America – Golf Digest has rated this links style gem as the 2nd best links-style courses in North America.  Golf Week chose Newport Country Club as “America’s 100 best classed courses”.  Both the U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur were held there in 1895 and the U.S. Women’s Open and 2006.  Come a little early and enjoy a continental breakfast.  Awards will be awarded during a hors d’oeuvres reception. 

Fannie Mae Training (9:00 AM -10:15 AM)
Join Fannie Mae subject-matter-experts as they share their knowledge and facilitate conversation on topics relevant to your business and the broader industry.
Effective Presentations –Public Speaking and PowerPoint Do’s and Don’ts  (9:00 AM -10:15 AM)
The Gettysburg Address, arguably the greatest speech in American history, lasted 5 minutes. How could that be? Learn why less is often better in public presentations. Use PowerPoints not just as a boring graphic but as the highlight of your presentation and gain confidence with some simple strategies. Mike Krone, a seasoned speaker, educator and real estate professional, will walk you through tactics and methods that keep his audiences from 5 to 500 engaged, entertained and clamoring for copies of his presentations.
Freddie Mac Training (10:30 AM -11:45 AM)
Join Freddie Mac training and account management professionals for an interactive information sharing session on the most recent Freddie Mac Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide updates.

Positive Negativity (10:30 AM -11:45 AM)

Join Genworth's Steve Richman in a session discussing how to become comfortable delivering bad news and turning it into a positive relationship with the customer. We do this by exploring 6 areas: understanding your customer; analyzing yourself; crafting the message; discovering mutual needs; exploring the proper delivery channel; and affirming interpretation.


Women’s Networking Event (11:45 AM -1:15 PM)
Extending Your Reach:  What Women Leaders Want You to Know
The Mortgage Bankers Association through the mPower initiative is pleased to present a special Women's Networking Event for women in real estate finance.
Tips for Managing Your Exhibit Booth -For Exhibitors Only (1:00 PM -1:45 PM)
Join the FHLB Boston staff for an interactive information sharing session on the most recent FHLB products and updates.
FHLB Training (1:15 PM -2:30 PM)
Join the FHLB Boston staff for an interactive information sharing session on the most recent FHLB products and updates.
Exhibit Hall  (2:00 PM -5:00 PM)
Take advantage of the two-day marketplace and visit with 60 of today's top vendors sharing with you the mortgage industry's latest products, technology and services
Influencing Without Formal Authority (2:00 PM -3:00 PM)
In today's increasingly complex work environment, individuals often work in multidisciplinary, cross-functional teams. They are called upon to work together to achieve results and to improve processes.  More often the power to influence is becoming a sought after skill. Influencing Without Formal Authority focuses on the methods to influence and persuade in a win-win way, without incurring unnecessary conflict or resistance.  It focuses on ways to interact with co-workers and clients to achieve positive organizational results.

Managing Stress and Multi-Tasking (3:15 PM – 4:15 PM)

Working smarter and effectively managing time in today’s ever-changing work environment is essential to an employee’s success and continued growth.  In a business climate of constant change, employee stress is a growing problem.  Unmanaged stress in the workplace often leads to employee frustration, diminished commitment, and lower productivity. "Managing Time and Stress" teaches participants how to safeguard against being overwhelmed by the changing priorities in today's business world.  Participants learn how to effectively organize their daily priorities so productivity and adaptability accelerate.  The program offers practical, workable guidelines for effective stress management and optimum results.


The Great Masquerade Party of NEMBC 2018 (6:30 PM -9:00 PM)

This is NEMBC's premier conference event at one of Newport's most elegant settings. Masquerade attire is suggested but you may come as you are (business attire). Enter the Rosecliff mansion, be greeted with a flute of champagne, walk along the ocean, listen to a band and catch up with fellow industry professionals. Networking at its very best! -plan on staying the night!
Thursday, September 13th
Running (or Walking) with Lou (7:00 AM -8: AM)
For Appraisers! (8:45 AM -11:45 AM)
NEMBC Opening Session (9:30 AM -10:15 AM)
Our keynote speaker for the Opening Session is David Motley, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association and President of Colonial Savings, F.A. David will  provide us with an industry update from a national perspective from a view from Washington, D.C. and the MBA's initiatives. Following our keynote speaker, join a panel of national speakers tackle the issues of Diversity and Inclusion.
The Digital Transformation and eClosings (10:30 AM-11:30 AM)
Technology is changing so fast and as an industry it can be challenging to keep up. eClosings, eNotary, eNotes and eVaults are no longer just something in the future. Attend this session and learn why you need to get onboard and how to get started. Process and capital efficiencies;  increased collateral control; an improved audit trail and a more convenient and improved closing experience for your borrowers are just a few of the reasons why you need to attend this session!
Exhibit Hall & NEMBC Gives Back (11:00 AM -4:00 PM) 
Take advantage of the two-day marketplace and visit with 60 of today's top vendors sharing with you the mortgage industry's latest products, technology and services.
Buffet Lunch in Brenton Hall (Noon -1:30 PM)
Stop and enjoy a buffet lunch before you continue through the marketplace. Make sure you visit each and every one of the exhibit booths! 
Afternoon Breakout Sessions (1:00 PM - 2:15 PM and 2:45 PM -4:00 PM
Compensation Strategies for Executive Managers (Time TBD) 
Join the Stratmor Group for an interactive program for Executives on compensation strategies for all areas of mortgage banking from origination through servicing. In this challenging market, it is crucial to have competitive compensation packages to retain and attract dedicated personnel.
Cybersecurity (Time TBD)
Attend this session to discover options for employers to effectively utilize technology while limiting their liability
State Regulatory Issues and Examinations (Time TBD) 
Attend this important session to learn what our State regulators are seeing for examination issues, licensing and registration statistics, multistate examination findings and coordination, SARS reporting and other important regulatory topics.         
Diversity in Hiring (Time TBD)
Attend this session to discover how lenders are considering diversity while hiring to help grow your business. 
New Products for New Borrowers (Time TBD) 
Attend this session to discover the latest product offerings for meeting the needs of todays borrowers! 
Social Media is used by almost everyone in society and is a must for the mortgage industry.  It is also closely monitored as advertising by our regulators.  Attend this session to discover options for employers to use social media effectively and some of the technology available to monitor social media postings by your employees. 

Non-QM Lending (Time TBD)

QM and Non-QM Lending to Expand your Products & Increase Volume while managing the risk of foreclosure losses. Community Banks have a new QM Exemption. Non-Depositories can originate Non-QM for sale to investors. Credit Policy is the key to managing risk. Come and learn your lending options from your Industry Peers.

NEMBC Night at Newport Blues (9:00 PM -11:30 PM)
Take the NEMBC trolley to downtown Newport. Begin or end your evening at the Newport Blues Café and experience the NEMBC favorite band - Mullett! Back by popular demand Mullet will ROCK and captivate you with the sights and sounds of the Glam Band era.  NEMBC Mullett fans agree; this is the closest anyone can get to classic Van Halen, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Journey and Poison without hitting 88 mph in a tricked-out Delorean.  
Friday, September 14th
Economic Update with Doug Duncan (9:30 AM -11:00 AM)
Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, will provide an overview of the macro economy, where we currently sit in the business cycle, and an outlook over the next couple of years including Federal Reserve policy. In addition, he will discuss developments in the housing markets including supply constraints on the availability of homes for sale and how they are creating challenges for housing affordability