Schedule of Events


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Effective foreclosure administration practices are a critical and necessary element of any successful default servicing operation. With the cessation of the foreclosure moratoria and widespread forbearance implemented during the unprecedented events of the past two years, mortgage servicers are turning their attention back to ensuring efficient, streamlined navigation of this process. Join the Foreclosure Lab as servicers, attorneys, and government representatives discuss how to prepare for increased volumes, what impacts firms may experience as far as workflow and hiring, and more.


9:00 AM - 9:55 AM

Welcome Remarks & Where Do We Go From Here? The Challenges Ahead
Some of default servicing's most respected subject-matter experts share expectations and next steps as the default segment of the industry slowly winds back up to speed after COVID slammed on the brakes two and a half years ago. Join a panel of servicers to discuss the challenges of navigating the foreclosure landscape and guiding struggling homeowners toward a graceful resolution.

Becky Halfmann Wes Iseley
9:55 AM - 10:40 AM

Loan Modifications: Tools in the Toolbox
With forbearance programs lapsing and economic uncertainty widespread, many homeowners may now be at new or returning risk of default. Join this panel of experts to discuss the ins and outs of loan mods, ensuring enforcement, and what options are on the table if borrowers begin to struggle once more.

Michael Merritt
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM

Back to Business: Next Steps for Servicer/Attorney Partnerships & Closing Remarks
As the backlog of foreclosures continues emerging in the aftermath of moratoria and increased forbearance assistance, a cross-section of financial services attorneys share their current and expected challenges in a rising-rate, rising-volume environment, from workflow to hiring and resource management as firms work to emerge from the long pause brought about by the concurrent crises of recent years.