Third international conference on housing risk: New risk measures and their applications
Cosponsored by the Collateral Risk Network and AEI International Center on Housing Risk
About This Event

At the core of the US financial collapse was the lack of an objective standard of safety and soundness in mortgage underwriting and collateral risk assessment. Opaque information regarding these risks meant that homebuyers, lenders, investors, insurers, regulators, and policymakers had neither incentives nor information to moderate the bubble.

We invite you to join us for this year’s international conference on housing risk — cosponsored by the Collateral Risk Network and AEI International Center on Housing Risk — which will focus on new mortgage and collateral risk measures and their applications. Experts from the US, Europe, and Canada will address efforts and proposals to objectively measure housing risk.

More than 150 people attended last year’s conference. At this year’s conference, you will hear from six panels of experts from academia, the appraisal industry, the financial community, and regulatory bodies.

If you are unable to attend, we welcome you to watch the event live on this page. Full video will be posted within 24 hours.


Day 1
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

7:45 AM
Registration and Coffee

8:10 AM
Welcoming Remarks:
Stephen D. Oliner, AEI
Edward J. Pinto, AEI
Joan Trice, Collateral Risk Network

8:25 AM
Panel I: Measuring mortgage risk
John Burns, John Burns Estate Consulting
Edward J. Pinto, AEI
Stephen D. Oliner, AEI

10:10 AM 

10:25 AM
Panel II: The housing cycle: Case studies on intrinsic value

Andreas Kunert, vdpResearch
Stephen D. Oliner, AEI

Norrine Brydon, Marshall & Swift (invited)
M. Lance Coyle, Appraisal Institute
Robert Dorsey, FNC Inc.
Morris Davis, James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (invited)

12:15 PM
Luncheon presentation: The devolution of appraisal theory and practice
Edward J. Pinto, AEI

1:30 PM
Panel III: Housing risk: Informing the consumer
Krishna Rao, Zillow

Edward J. Pinto, AEI

3:00 PM

3:30 PM
Panel IV: Housing risk: International roundtable

Wolfgang Kälberer, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (invited)
Reiner Lux, HypZert GmbH

Ken Bjurstrom, Milliman

4:40 PM

5:15 PM
Adjournment and Cocktail Reception
Day 2
Thursday, September 18, 2014

8:00 AM
Registration and Coffee

8:30 AM:
Panel V: Housing risk: Multifamily
Sam Chandan, Chandan Economics
Thomas W. White, AEI
Charles S. Wilkins, AEI

9:45 AM
Coffee Break

10:00 AM
Panel VI: Housing risk: Mortgage lending valuation approaches
Joan Trice, Collateral Risk Network

12:00 PM
Luncheon discussion: Next steps and conference wrap up
Stephen D. Oliner, AEI
Edward J. Pinto, AEI
Joan Trice, Collateral Risk Network

1:15 PM

Event Contact Information

For more information, please contact Lilla Lukacs at [email protected], 202.862.4878.

Media Contact Information

For media inquiries, please contact [email protected], 202.862.5829.

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