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Thursday 11 September 2014

From 10.00
Registration of congress delegates at the event venue Sofitel Bayerpost Munich

Welcome coffee

16.00 - 17.30
Official opening and first session: Housing finance institutions and financial instruments

Andreas J. Zehnder, President of the IUHF, Germany: 100 years of housing finance

Walter Buser, City Council of Munich: Challenges of housing and urban development policy faced by the city of Munich

Alex J. Pollock, American Enterprise Institute, USA: Perspectives and lessons from 100 years of housing finance

Anthony J. Ward, Home Funding Limited, UK: The re-emergence of the RMBS as a funding mechanism – will it be different this time post crisis?

Welcome reception at the Sofitel Bayerpost for delegates and accompanying persons
Dress code: business

Dinner for delegates and accompanying persons at the Sofitel Bayerpost

Friday 12 September 2014

09.00 - 10.30
Second session: Housing finance institutions and financial instruments (continued)

Herbert G. Pfeiffer, European Federation of Building Societies, Slovakia: Savings as part of sound housing finance

András G. Botos, Association of Hungarian Mortgage Banks, Hungary: Frequently asked questions about Covered Bonds

Kapil Wadhawan, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited, India: The great Indian opportunity

Coffee and tea break

11.00 - 12.30
Third session: Regulatory developments in the field of housing finance

Stephen A. O'Connor, Mortgage Bankers Association, USA: Post-crisis mortgage regulation in the US –  an evolving process

Adrian Steiner, European Commission, Belgium: The Mortgage Credit Directive: An EU framework for mortgage credits

Ulrich von Zanthier, KPMG, Germany: Impact of regulatory requirements on banks

Cas Coovadia, The Banking Association South Africa: Housing finance regulation – where the developed and developing environments meet

Buffet lunch

13.30 - 15.00
Fourth session: Real estate economics

Masato Koumura, Japan Housing Finance Agency , Japan: Challenges in the changing social environments for the next century – harmonization of tradition and Innovation

Thorsten Beck, Cass Business School, UK: Housing finance across the globe – challenges and risks

Eduardo Rottmann, Brazilian Appraisal Institute, Brazil: The effects of financial expansion on housing Prices in Brazil - is there a new bubble in sight?

Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi, Asia-Pacific Union for Housing Finance, USA: Housing and housing finance challenges and initiatives in OIC member countries

Åsa Johansson, OECD, Sweden: Housing policies for renovation

Coffee and tea break

15.30 - 17.00
Fifth session: Real estate economics (continued) and official conclusion

Datuk Seri Michael K C Yam, Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association, Malaysia: The success of the housing delivery system in Malaysia

José Luis Romero Hicks, Grupo de Apoyo a la Vivienda, Mexico: An economic approach to Mexico’s housing market  

Keynote speech: Christian Felber, Austria: The future of money, banks, and credit - reconciling democratic values and the financial world

Closing speech: Andreas J. Zehnder, President of the IUHF, Germany

Bus departure for conference delegates and accompanying persons from the main entrance of the Sofitel Bayerpost

Gala dinner at the Max Joseph Hall of the Munich Residenz
on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the IUHF
Dress code: elegant

about 23.00
Bus return to the Sofitel Bayerpost

Saturday 13 September 2014

10.00 - 17.00
Excursion to the city of Augsburg for delegates and accompanying persons
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(Information as of 16 September 2014)