IUHF Congress Office

Klingelhoeferstrasse 4
10785 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 30 590091913
Fax: +49 30 590091917

E-mail:
info(at)housingfinance2017.org

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Registration form (PDF)

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Preliminary Congress Program

List of speakers

Sunday 25 June 2017


10:00 - 17:00
Registration of congress delegates and accompanying persons at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

15:00 - 17:00
Internal meetings of the IUHF

19:00 - 21:00
Welcome reception for congress delegates and accompanying persons at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Monday 26 June 2017


From 07:00

Registration of congress delegates and accompanying persons

09:00 
Official opening of the Congress and
1st Session:
Regional developments in housing finance and the economy

Andreas J. Zehnder, President of the International Union for Housing Finance and Managing Director of the European Federation of Building Societies, Germany

Cas Coovadia, Member of the Board of the African Union for Housing Finance and Managing Director of the Banking Association South Africa, South Africa

Sebastian Fernandez, President of Uniapravi and Director at Infonavit, Mexico

Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi, Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Union for Housing Finance, Pakistan

10:30 - Coffee and tea break

11:00 
2nd Session: The housing finance debate in the United States: an update

Alex J. Pollock, Distinguished Senior Fellow and financial systems studies director at the R Street Institute, United States

Mike Fratantoni, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the Mortgage Bankers Association, United States

Edward J. DeMarco, Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute, United States

President of GinnieMae, GinnieMae, United States (new GinnieMae President to be nominated in spring)

12:30 - Lunch break

13:30
3rd Session:
Global developments in housing and housing finance

Michael Lea, Lecturer at the Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate, United States

Eugenio M. Cerutti, Assistant to the Director at the International Monetary Fund, United States

15:00 Coffee and break

15:30
4th Session:
Market integration, cross-border issuance and investment

Chung Chee Leong, CEO of Cagamas, Malaysia (TBC)

Nylton Velloso, President of Economisa, Brazil

Ane Arnth Jensen, Managing Director of the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks and Deputy CEO of Finance Denmark , Denmark

19:00 
Evening event for congress delegates and accompanying persons at Decatur House at the invitation of the Mortgage Bankers Association

Tuesday 27 June 2017


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8:30
5th Session: Savings schemes to finance housing

Sebastian Fernandez, President of Uniapravi and Director at Infonavit, Mexico

Sumit Agarwal, William G. Droms Term Professor of Finance at Georgetown University, United States 

and one other speaker

10:30 - Coffee and tea break

11:00
6th Session: International trends in the regulation of mortgage markets

Christian König, Head of Legal Affairs at the Association of Private Bausparkassen, Germany  

Masahiro Kobayashi, Director General, Research and Survey Department, and Director General for International Affairs, Corporate Strategy Department, Japan Housing Finance Agency 

and one other speaker 

12:15 - Lunch break

13:15
7th Session: Tackling the housing affordability challenge

Roland Igbinoba, Deputy President of the Mortgage Banking Association of Nigeria and CEO of the FHA Mortgage Bank, Nigeria

Simon Walley, Lead Financial Sector Specialist for Housing Finance at the World Bank, United States

Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Nigeria

15:00 - Coffee and tea break

15:30
8th Session: Making mortgage finance work for Asia and Africa

James Doree, Managing Director at Lion’s Head, United Kingdom

Saeed Ahmad, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan 

Renu Sud Karnad, Managing Director of HDFC, India

17:00
Closing Ceremony