General Sessions

Please check back regularly for agenda updates and speaker additions.

All listed times are in the Central Daylight time zone (CDT).

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Virtual Expo Hall + Open Networking

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

Opening Remarks + Morning Keynote

9:40 AM - 10:35 AM

A Dream for All: Expanding Minority Homeownership

What can we do to ensure homeownership is within reach for as many Americans as possible?

10:35 AM - 11:30 AM

A Diversity of Talent: A Guide to Recruiting, Hiring, and Promoting Your Workforce

Is your D&I recruiting, hiring, and promotion strategy giving your company the competitive advantage it deserves? Learn how to approach these areas with expanded creativity and problem solving, better decision making, increased productivity and employee engagement.

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Post Economic Recovery: Why D&I is Crucial 

The economic crisis caused by COVID-19 disproportionately impacted minority communities. Learn how, and what the industry can do to help these borrowers combat foreclosure and eviction and  become stable homeowners.

12:15 PM - 12:35 PM

Virtual Lunch Break

12:35 PM - 1:05 PM

Afternoon Keynote

1:15 PM - 2:10 PM

Compliance: Ensuring Lending and Servicing Practices that Meet Guidelines

While there are multiple strong arguments in favor of embracing D&I, ensuring compliance with government regulations remains an important one. In this panel, subject-matter experts delve into the latest guidelines and rules you need to know.

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Learn From Your ERGs: A Valuable Resource For Company Feedback on Initiatives + Closing Remarks

Are you taking advantage of this resource? Employee resource groups (ERGs) build high-level trust and help companies flourish. They foster belonging, new points of view and help drive innovation. They are a great place to seek feedback and gather needed intelligence on how a company meets its D&I objectives.

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Virtual Expo Hall + Open Networking

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

American Mortgage Diversity Council Spring Virtual Member Meeting

Open only to members of the AMDC.


  • Member welcome and meeting introduction
  • AMDC mission statement, vision, and members
  • New member welcome 
  • Subcommittee Updates
    • Supply Chain
    • Government Relations
    • Education and Community Outreach
Time Zone: (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada) [Change Time Zone]