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The 2018 Five Star Government Forum will feature engaging presentations from thought leaders working for the benefit of homeowners.

8:30 AM – Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM – Morning Keynote
Dr. Benjamin Carson, United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

9:30 AM – Morning Keynote
Peter J. Wallison, Senior Fellow and Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Presented by Home Depot Renovation Services

10:00 AM – Developments in Policy and Regulation
Compliance with applicable law and regulation doesn’t happen by accident. It takes a concerted organizational effort to ensure that best practices are put in place. Hear from our panel of experts on the latest developments on the horizon and what your organization should be doing to stay ahead of the curve.

10:45 AM – The Housing Economy in Focus
Economic conditions are the driving force behind homeownership trends. The industry’s leading economists discuss the state of the market. Is another housing bubble on the Horizon?

11:30 AM – Lunch Service

Noon – Lunch Keynote
Hon. Edward DeMarco, President of the Housing Policy Council, Financial Services Roundtable
Presented by Five Brothers

12:30 PM – Regulatory and Enforcement Priorities of the CFPB
What will the Bureau be focusing on in 2018 and beyond?

1:00 PM – Break

1:15 PM – Expanding Homeownership
What does the responsible expansion of access to credit look like in today’s mortgage market? Drawing upon expertise from the pre-crisis and post-crisis dynamics this panel will examine what we can expect in the coming years.

2:15 PM – HUD and The Future of Housing
HUD is in a state of transition and development. What do the changes within the department mean for the future housing?