Veros Software and First American Real Estate Solutions Announce Sixth Annual Predictive Methods Conference

May 15, 2006

Thought Leaders Convene for In-Depth Exploration of Risk Management Trends

Santa Ana, CA - May 15, 2006 - Veros Software and First American Real Estate Solutions (RES®) announced today that the companies will host the sixth annual Predictive Methods Conference (PMC) at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, Calif., June 12-15, 2006.

PMC 2006 offers cutting-edge educational sessions on the latest advances in technology and applications used in assisting mortgage lenders with enterprise risk management. Renowned Yale professor of Economics Robert J. Shiller opens this year's conference as keynote speaker and celebrity speaker Joe Montana will share personal insights on assessing risk from the perspective of his Hall of Fame football career.

"This is the conference for a truly open-source and interactive exchange of knowledge that has a significant influence on the mortgage industry's view and approach to collateral risk," said Darius Bozorgi, president of Veros. "PMC certainly is one of the premier networking events in the mortgage industry at a first-class venue and location, but this is secondary to the wealth of content and forward-thinking dialogue which are the true hallmarks of PMC."

Conference participants will have the opportunity to attend panel discussions, boot camps and networking events with key industry leaders on topics such as second-generation mortgage fraud detection solutions, automated risk assessment in capital markets, evolution of regulatory compliance, leveraging predictive technology in servicing, enterprise risk management solutions and optimizing credit analytics.

"Mortgage lenders are very sophisticated and are always looking for ways to fine tune their business through best practices and innovation, said George Livermore, president of First American RES. "We are pleased to bring industry leaders together each year to participate in a focused peer-to-peer exchange."

PMC 2006 is organized and hosted by Veros Software and First American RES. Sponsors of this year's event are HSBC, MGIC, Marshall & Swift, IndyMac Bank, Adobe, Pro-Teck, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, FNC, DataQuick, Magellan Lender Services, MacroMarkets, Real Info, CoreLogic, Interthinx, eNeighboorhoods, Fiserv, Platinum Data, AVMetrics, Integrated Asset Services, Bluebook International, Zaio, Adfitech, Applied Financial, Flipping Frenzy, Ticor Title and Texell Interactive Media. Sponsorships are still available. For more information call (714) 415-6337.

First American RES:

First American RES, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies, is the nation's largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and services. First American RES' database covers more than 2,700 counties representing 97 percent of the nation's real estate transactions. With more than 600,000 users nationwide, First American RES products are used by companies to improve customer acquisition and retention, detect and prevent fraud, improve mortgage transaction cycle time and cost efficiency, measure the value of residential and commercial properties, identify real estate trends and neighborhood characteristics, track market performance and increase market share. More information about First American RES can be found on the Internet at

About Veros Real Estate Solutions:

Veros Real Estate Solutions, a proven leader in enterprise risk management and collateral valuation services, uniquely combines the power of predictive technology, data analytics and industry expertise to deliver advanced automated decisioning solutions. Veros products and services are optimizing millions of profitable decisions throughout the mortgage industry, from loan origination through servicing and securitization. Veros provides solutions to control risk and increase profits including automated valuations, fraud and risk detection, portfolio analysis, forecasting, and next-generation collateral risk management platforms. Veros is headquartered in Santa Ana, California. To order the VeroFORECAST update or receive information on other Veros analytic products and systems, visit or call (866) 458-3767.

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