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Monday, September 24th
1:30 PM

Improving the Property Tax with Monthly Payments

Adam H. Langley MA, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Joan Youngman Esq, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Clarence Mingo II, Esq, Franklin County, OH

L 100 IJ

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Adam Langley will present key findings from his Lincoln Institute report on “Improving the Property Tax by Expanding Options for Monthly Payments.” His presentation will explain why allowing monthly payments can provide important benefits for taxpayers and governments, describe current approaches used in the U.S. for paying property taxes monthly, and provide recommendations on improving the effectiveness of monthly payment plans.

2:45 PM

Planning and Zoning for Affordable Housing: Tools for Counties

Jonathan P. Harris MA, National Association of Counties

L 100 IJ

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

The lack of affordable housing is a growing problem for counties across the country. This workshop will discuss potential solutions currently being used across the nation using tools such as inclusionary zoning policies and granting density bonuses to developers. Counties have developed innovative solutions to the problem of affordable housing.

4:15 PM

Future of the Property Tax

Larry Clark CAE, International Association of Assessing Officers
Jonathan Harris MA, National Association of Counties
James L. Murrett MAI, SRA, Appraisal Institute
Peter M. Smith FRICS, RICS, Americas
Ron Rakow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Dorothy Jacks AAS, Palm Beach County, FL and 2018 President of IAAO

L 100 IJ

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

A panel of municipal associations representing counties, cities and towns will join presenters from IAAO and the Lincoln Institute to discuss the future of the property tax.

Tuesday, September 25th
9:30 AM

AVM's in Europe - The Need for Standards and Accreditation

Roger G. Messenger, Wilks Head & Eve

L 100 H

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

This presentation will address the use and potential misuse of secretive AVM products in Europe. In an unregulated environment do AVM's effect the market rather than track it?!

10:45 AM

Research Grant Report on Vertical Inequity

Frank J. SanPietro CFP, PhD (candidate), University of Memphis
Mark Sunderman PhD, University of Memphis

L 100 H

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Measuring vertical inequity has been debated for over 45 years in the academic and practitioner communities. This session presents a method which permits the objective comparison of measures of inequity. These insights may be useful in the measurement of assessment equity and calibration of mass appraisal models.

2:00 PM

Implementing a Big-Box Methodology

Irene E. Sokoloff CAE, MAI, Korpacz Realty Advisors, Inc.
Peter Korpacz MAI, CRE, FRICS, Korpacz Realty Advisors, Inc
Tom Hamilton PhD, MAI, CCIM, CRE, FRICS, Roosevelt University, Chicago School of Real Estate and Karvel-Hamilton
Kenneth Voss CAE, Kenneth Voss & Associates
William D. Shepherd Esq, CFE, Hillsborough County, FL
Norman (Ned) Chappell CAE, MAI, Maricopa County, AZ

L 100 IJ

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This session will show assessors how to put information from the IAAO big-box position paper to practical use by bridging the gap between ideas set forth in the paper and the execution of methodologies discussed. Use of visual aids and specific examples will provide assessors a solid basis for valuing these properties

4:15 PM

Fighting Fraud and Avoidance in Property Tax

David Magor IRRV (Hons), Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation

L 100 IJ

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

The session will address the issues facing property tax administrators in fighting fraud and tax avoidance. There will be a summary of the types of fraud and avoidance with approaches to identify it and reduce its impact. This will be highlighted in a "Toolkit for Change".

Wednesday, September 26th
10:00 AM

HOUSES: Using Assessment Data for Health Research

Young Juhn MD, Mayo Clinic
Philip H. Wheeler, Mayo Clinic
Mark Krupski CAE, Olmsted County, MN
Chung-il Wi MD, Mayo Clinic

L 100 H

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Assessment data provides vital information reflecting socioeconomic status such as housing value and dwelling size. The HOUSES index derived from assessment data predicts health behavior and outcomes used to identify geographic hot-spots of health and safety concerns.

1:00 PM

Southern California, Earthquakes, & the Assessor

Raymond McCormick MPA, Los Angeles County, CA

L 100 H

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Southern California is home to some of the most highly valued property in the country. However, the region is also home to one of the most earthquake prone areas in the continental United States. This presentation will explore the mechanics of earthquakes, their history in California and their impact on assessments. It will also cover the City of Los Angeles’ new seismic safety laws (the strictest in the nation) and emerging technologies being developed to protect structures and their inhabitants from the next “Big One”.

2:45 PM

What is Blockchain and How Does it Impact Real Estate?

Margie Cusack MA, International Association of Assessing Officers
Jeff Krzeminski, Thomson Reuters

L 100 H

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

This session will explain exactly what blockchain technology is and how it works. Blockchain technology will be used in the future to secure and record real estate transactions in a very different manner than they are now. This session will take a look at the impact blockchain technology will have on real estate globally and property tax administration processes.