The 85th annual conference offers more than 115 education sessions choices over three days. The sessions are here available in the full schedule by time and date, separated by track, and divided by Body of Knowledge Area. The Body of Knowledge describes the expertise required to effectively work an succeed within the assessment profession. IAAO recently released on Amazon the Apendium, a single source for the Body of Knowledge.

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2019
Monday, September 9th
8:00 AM

Inspirationship™

Ken Larson, Champion Performance Systems

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Business Assets - Real or Personal

Samantha Steele, Cook County, IL
Lisa A. Hobart CAE, PPS, ASA, Lisa A. Hobart, LLC

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Developing Rent, Expense Ratios, and Cap Rates in a Mass Appraisal Setting

Myke Harrison, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovering Inequities Through Regression Analysis

Wei Sun, University of Memphis

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Innovative Geospatial Approaches for Change Detection and Assessment of Buildings

Carl L. Zimmerman Ph.D., MLA, New York City, NY

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Playing Nice with Others: A Systematic Approach to Better Relationship Building.

Michael Combrink, Coconino County, AZ
Kelly Murphy, Coconino County, AZ

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Single Property Appeals Using the Mass Appraisal Requirements

Travis Horne, City of Saskatoon, SK

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Future of the Profession

Neil Shah MBA, MS, RICS, Americas
Tony Henderson, Tyler Technologies
Shelley Graham MRICS, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Dorothy Jacks AAS, Palm Beach County, FL

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Master's Touch eNotices - A Paperless Solution for Real and Personal Property

Jim Cote', The Master's Touch

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Data Cloud Solutions It’s Your Data. Optimize it! (The Power of Seamless Integrations)

Daniel Anderson, Data Cloud Solutions, LLC

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Mediation as an Appeal Management Tool

Karey Lunau LLB, LLM, CDG Law
Georgia Ribeiro AIMA, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Preparing the next Generation of CAMA – and the People Who’ll Use It!

Eric Bails, Maricopa County, AZ
Raj Sandhu, Esri Canada
Steve Hamman MCP, Maricopa County, AZ
David Cross, Esri Canada
Kimberly Jasken, Maricopa County, AZ
Ryan Grant MS, Esri Canada
Abigail Cooksey-Williams, Maricopa County, AZ
Josif Ursu, Esri Canada
Alan Cunnane MS, Esri Canada
Suesan Nordman PMP, Maricopa County, AZ

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Rent-to-Own Personal Property, Is it Taxable or Exempt?

Christian Weiler LL.M., Weiler & Rees
Erroll G. Williams MBA, Orleans Parish, LA

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Scaling Up

Ken Larson MA, CEC, Champion Performance Systems Inc.

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Short Term Residential Lodging in Maui

Marcy L. Martin AAS, Maui County, HI

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Using Desktop GIS and R Tools to Visualize and Analyze Spatial Equity in Valuations

Daniel J. Fasteen Ph.D., BIS Consulting

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Valuation of Multi-Purpose Buildings: A Philadelphia Success Story

Kevin M. Keene, Philadelphia, PA

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

1:30 PM

Cannabis Operations in Ontario: Industrial or Farm?

Kathryn Kaufman M.I.MA., Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

GIS 101 for Assessors

Brent Jones PE, PLS, Esri
Paul A. Bidanset, IAAO

1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

How Changing My Routine Boosted My Career: Contagious Leadership Strategies

Dwane Brinson CAE, MBA, MPA, Orange County, NC

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

LAIS Homestead and Primary Residence Exemption Audit Services offered by the Linebarger Firm

Peter J. Slover J.D., Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Let's Sue the Assessor for Being Too Low

John J. Valente, SOA Inc
Paul Wright ASA, SignValue

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Made in Detroit: The Citywide Reappraisal

Charles Ericson, Detroit, MI
Alvin Horhn, Detroit, MI

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Retail: Dead or Alive?

Marc Moffitt MS, Denton Central Appraisal District, TX

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Impact of Land Leases on Residential Sale Prices in Amsterdam

Marc Francke Ph.D., University of Amsterdam
Maarten-Jan Evers, Ortec Finance

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Appeals Management: Reducing, Managing, and Mitigating the Impact of Appeals

Matthew Kanter, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Carlos Resendes, Property Valuation Services Corporation

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Generating One Million Assessment Products Faster and More Cost Effective

Evan Brown AIMA, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

iLOOKABOUT Hurricane Michael Relief Project

Rod Miller, iLOOKABOUT
Patrick Alesandrini CAE, Hillsborough County, FL

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Leading Change – Journey through a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)

Kevin Groat CAE, PAG, LAAS, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency
Irwin Blank PAg, LAAS, CAE, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Modeling Total Depreciation for Commercial/Industrial Properties

Brent Hudson B.Sc (Hons), Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Michael Lambrech AACI, P.App, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Personal Property: Valuation, Validation, and Original Cost

Patricia (Trish) L. Hughes JD, Clay County, MO
Lisa Hobart CAE, PPS, ASA, Lisa A. Hobart, LLC

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Trends in Property Tax Systems Around the World

Paul Sanderson JP, LLB (Hons), FRICS, FIRRV, International Property Tax Institute

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

4:15 PM

Cell Towers: The Disconnect Between RCN Estimates and Rendered Cost - Manufacturer's Physical Life vs. Useful Life

Greg P. Popham MUP, CRED

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Closing the Divide: How the Cook County Assessor's Office is Translating Electoral Victory into Meaningful Policy Reform

Fritz Kaegi MBA, Cook County, IL
Robert Ross M.Econ., MPA, Cook County, IL

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Integrating Spatial Analysis, Econometrics, and Appraisal Theory for Better Neighborhood Delineation

Michael L. Brooks MBA, MA, Thurston County, WA

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Litigation Strategies for Defending the Big Box Assessment

William D. Shepherd J.D., CFE, Hillsborough County. FL

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Machine Learning Algorithms: The Future of Property Valuation?

Ashley Wu Ph.D., M.Econ., Property Valuation Services Corporation
Rebecca Vorstermans BPR, Property Valuation Services Corporation

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Network Drive Full? Leveraging Cloud Storage Options

Cory Yemen Ph.D., TE Connectivity

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

The "Gig Economy"and Assessment: Insights from Silicon Valley

Larry Stone MBA, Santa Clara County, CA
Malia Cohen MS, California Board of Equalization

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Tyler Technologies Leveraging Optimization and Constraints in Variable Selection

Joe Wehrli MS, Tyler Technologies

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Tuesday, September 10th
8:00 AM

Disruptive Technologies and Impact for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Sheila Botting FRICS, FCMC, AACI, MA, Deloitte Canada

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Advanced GIS

Christopher Barlow, IAAO
Paul Bidanset, IAAO

9:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Appraising and Assessing Retail Properties: Getting it Right

Franz H. Ross CBA, CVA, MAI, Going Concern Valuation LLC
Ronald J. Rubino MAI, GAR Associates LLC

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Fee Simple - Setting the Record Straight

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

9:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Implications of Data Quality for Valuation Models

Jennifer E. Rearich MAS, Maricopa County Assessor's Office

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Land Tenure Limitations - The Rest of the Story

Richard Norejko CMS

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Pushpin Leveraging Deep Learning to Accelerate Parcel Change Detection and Feature Extraction

Randy Milbert, Pushpin

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tales from Training: Teaching the New Appraisers of Los Angeles County

Raymond McCormick MPA, Los Angeles County, CA
Allen Jolley MPA, Los Angeles County, CA

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Benefits of Establishing an Effective In Office Cross Training Program

John A. Wright AAS, Tulsa County, OK

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

CycloMedia HD 360 Degree Panoramic Street-Level Imagery

Alexander Hepp, Cyclomedia Technology Inc
Joe Astroth Ph. D., Cyclomedia Technology Inc

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Examining Functional and Economic Obsolescence for Modeling and Benchmarking

Jeff Grad CPA, CA, CBV, MRICS, AACI, Equitable Value Inc.
Steven Eakins AIMA, Equitable Value Inc.

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Interior Property Inspections and the Fourth Amendment: Does This Affect Your Jurisdiction?

James W. Chipman J.D., Golan Christie Taglia, LLP

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Personalized Government – A Digital Relationship

Ian Lamont, Spatialest
Kim Horton CAE, Durham County, NC

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Software-as-a-Service vs. On-Premise Deployment of Appraisal Technologies

Lawrence Zirbel, GSA Corp
Eric (Shawn) Nickell, Highlands County, FL

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

1:30 PM

Can You Modernize and Reform Property Tax in the 21st Century?

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

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creating Opportunities for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement

Carmelo Lipsi MIMA, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Greg Martino MIMA, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Esri Canada CAMA to Geographic Assisted Mass Appraisal "GAMA"

Michael Lomax, Esri Canada
Raj Sandhu, Esri Canada

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Green Building and Property Values

James L. Murrett MAI, SRA, Appraisal Institute

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Increasing Retention and Improved Productivity Through Employee Engagement

Sally Vardy MBA, Harris County Appraisal District, TX

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Using Multiple Technology Platforms to Construct a Comparable Selection Tool

Dilara Dimnaku Ph.D., New York City, NY
Jah-Vin Vaughan, New York City, NY

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Using Regional Analysis to Better Estimate Depreciation

Lori L. Reedy AAS, RMA, Cowley County, KS
Ryan Janzen CAE, RMA, Equitable Solutions LLC
David Gillmore RMA, Cowley County, KS

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Utilizing Technology to Enhance Initial Damage Assessment Following a Catastrophic Event

Patrick Alesandrini CAE, RES, CFE, MAI, SRA, Hillsborough County, FL
Greg Brown, Santa Rosa County, FL

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Effective Property Tax Policy and Oversight - Key Features of Revised Standards

Alan S. Dornfest AAS, Idaho State Tax Commission
Doug Brydon, Oklahoma State Tax Commission
Richard Almy, Almy, Gloudemans, Jacobs, & Denne
Patrick Santoso, Axiomatic
Steven A. Miner, Milwaukee WI
Ronald Rakow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Brent Jones PE, Esri

2:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Engaging the Adult Learner

Rob Moore Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Kirk Boone PPS, UNC, School of Government

2:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Identifying and Managing Changes, with Apex

Robert K. Smoote, Apex Software

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

No, We Do Not Collect Taxes! Implement a Successful Outreach and Education Campaign

Angelina Michelle Romero, Los Angeles County, CA
Matthew Lyons M.Econ., Los Angeles County, CA

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Supporting Assessed Opinions of Value After a Natural Disaster

Edward L. Martinez IDECC, CoreLogic

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

The Data Center Boom - the next Big Thing to Value!

Gene Williams MAI, CCIM, MRICS, Cushman & Wakefield

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

The Impact of Infrequent Reassessments on the Real Estate Market

Melissa Lombardo CAE, Sarasota County, FL
Edye McCarthy MS, Greenburgh, NY

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Why Ethics is Important a Personal Perspective

Marsha Standish, Stonington, CT
Stephen Pelfrey Esq., AAS, North Carolina Department of Revenue
Kellianne Nagy CAE, International Association of Assessing Officers
Tanya Giddings, Bernalillo County, NM

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

4:15 PM

Climate Change and Assessors

Larry Clark CAE, IAAO

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Customer Service - We VALUE You!

Christina Lantis, Mecklenburg County, NC
Kellianne Nagy CAE, Mecklenburg County, NC

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

EagleView Tough Calls and Tools for All

Claire Foster, EagleView
Thom Salter, EagleView

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Keep Calm and Manage Your Data Quality

Marco Kuijper, Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment
Ben P.P. Bervoets MPA, Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Preventing Abuse of Homestead Exemptions and Other Principal Residence Tax Relief

Rufino (Hector) Lozano, Comal Appraisal District, TX
Ben Perry, McLennan County, TX
Peter J. Slover J.D., Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Wednesday, September 11th
8:00 AM

IVSC and Attempting Everest the Harder Way

Nick Talbot, International Valuation Standards Council

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Affordable Rent-Restricted Property Valuation

Gary J. McCabe CAE, Brookline, MA
Lane Partridge, Concord, MA

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

After the IAAO Study: Creating a Model Assessment Office

Brian E. Gordineer AAS, MBA, Petersburg, VA

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Best Practices to Evaluate and Improve Property Tax Policy and Administration

Fredrick Nicely J.D., MBA, Council On State Taxation
David Chitlik, Altus Group
Alan Dornfest, Idaho Department of Revenue
Paul Sanderson, IPTI

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Creating Assessing Dashboards in Excel

David M. Cornell CAE, MAI, Cornell Consultants, LLC

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Dark Stores, Dark Theories, and Dark Magic

Steven P. Laposa Ph.D., FRICS, Alvarez & Marsal
Peter Korpacz MAI, CRE, FRICS, Korpacz Realty Advisors

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

LEED Design and Construction of the Scotiabank Convention Centre

Christopher Tiffney, Scotiabank Convention Centre

9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Michigan's Equivalent Acreage Methodology for Agricultural Appraisal: A GIS Analysis 20 Years Overdue

Rosemary A. Anger MA, GISP, MAAO, Michigan Department of the Treasury

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

U40 Leadership Lab Innovation Grant Winners

Tracy DeJong, Jasper County, IA

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

10:30 AM

3D Printed Homes: The Future of Architecture and Solution to Booming Costs?

Monica Chacon, Travis Central Appraisal District, TX
Russell Ledbetter RES, Travis Central Appraisal District, TX

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A Case Study in Occupier Assisted Valuations in Ireland

Terence Fahey, Valuation Office, Ireland

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A Practical Guide for the Appraiser as an Expert Witness

Roger G. Messenger FRICS, FIRRV, REV, Wilks Head & Eve

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Assertiveness for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries & Transform Your Relationships

Tiffany Opheikens RES, Weber County, UT
Rebecca Malmquist CAE, Minneapolis, MN
Betsy Knots, State Board of Equalization, TN
Dinah Kilgore, El Paso Central Appraisal District, TX
Saray Garnett-Hochuli, Minneapolis, MN
Pam Lamb RES, Palm Beach County, FL

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Desktop Review: Hidden Risks and Rewards of Challenging the Status Quo

Bill Spencer, Benton County, WA
Adam Morasch, Benton County, WA
Daniel T. Anderson, Data Cloud Solutions, LLC

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

GIS Mapping with Missing or Incomplete Assessment Data

Anthony Liu PE, Los Angeles County, CA
Guillermo Araujo, Los Angeles County, CA
Dale Hough, Los Angeles County, CA

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Leadership vs. Management

Kevin Prine RES, AAS, MPA, Chesapeake, VA

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Professional Designations Create Opportunities

Terry R. Taylor CAE, RES, AAS, Orange County, FL
Grady Cecil Jackson Jr., RES, AAS, Mecklenburg County, NC

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1:00 PM

An Appraiser's Guide to Tiny Home Valuation

Glenn Rodgers RPA, Travis Central Appraisal District, TX
Howard Angell RPA, Travis Central Appraisal District, TX

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence in the Appraisal Process

Jennifer B. Robinson, SAS Institute
Marcus D. Kinrade AAS, Wake County Revenue Department
Bobby Gutierrez Ph.D., SAS Institute

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Assessing Your Career

Chandra Reilly LAAS, MAAS, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency
Daniel Fasteen Ph.D., BIS Consulting
Joe McNamara, Orange County, CA
Jessica McNiel, Johnson County, IA
Greg Hutchinson, Howell, NJ

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Moving Forward with AVM Global Credentialing: An IAAO Task Force

Patrick Alesandrini CAE, RES, CFE, MAI, SRA, Hillsborough County, FL

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

New Developments in Appraising Manufactured Housing

R. Scott Hartman SRA, WM. A. Bigham, Inc

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Shopping Mall Litigation Results - Tangible, Intangible, or What?

Mark T. Kenney MAI, SRPA, MRICS, MBA, American Valuation Group, Inc.
Tom Hamilton Ph.D., MAI, CCIM, CRE, FRICS, Roosevelt University, Chicago School of Real Estate and Karvel-Hamilton

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Website Modernization: Making Your Website Work for You

David Martinez, El Paso Central Appraisal District, TX
Albert Viera, El Paso Central Appraisal District, TX
Octavius Sweeney RPA, El Paso Central Appraisal District, TX
Rodolfo Arvizo, El Paso Central Appraisal District, TX

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Welcome to the Jungle – Developing a Strong Team

Jesse Ross

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

2019 IAAO Education Initiatives - Rebuilding for the Future

John C. Isbell AAS, Sumner County, TN

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Achieving Sustainability for the Modern Assessor

Amanda E. Lucero, Santa Fe County, NM
Gus Martinez, Santa Fe County, NM
Chris L. Sanchez MBA, Santa Fe County, NM
P.J. Griego MBA, MA, Santa Fe County, NM

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Appraisal, Valuation, Legislative and Legal Assessment of Hawai'i Wind Farms

Brian A. Bilberry Esq., County of Maui, HI
Marcy Martin AAS, County of Maui, HI

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Assessing Your Health

Chandra Reilly MAAS, LAAS, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency
Malcolm Stadig CAE, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Automated Income Verification (AIV) for Property Tax Benefits

Barbara Gillespie PMP, New York City, NY
Pierre Dejean, New York City, NY
Frank Sabatini, New York City, NY
Doreen Berksteiner, New York City, NY
Nicola Boyce, New York City, NY

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Cause and Effect: The Effective Tax Rate

John J. Valente, SOA, Inc

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Inexpensive Housing Solutions

Brad Westover MBA, National Tax Lien Association
Bryan Meyer JD, MPA, Veterans Community Project

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

What Assessors Need to Know About Tax Abatements and Incentives

Ron Rakow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Greg LeRoy, Good Jobs First
David Merriman Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

2:15 PM - 4:30 PM

3:30 PM

Assessing Your Future

Carolyn Miller, Chatham County, NC

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Digital Technology Impacting Real Estate – Industry Reaction

Rick Singh, Orange County, FL
Terry R. Taylor CAE, AAS, RES, Orange County, FL

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Equalization: The Confluence of Theory and Best Practices

Stephen Crosson MAI, SRA, FRICS, Integra Realty Resources
Steve Brown RPA, Dallas Central Appraisal Distrcit, TX

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Integrating Technology into the IAAO Classroom

Rob Moore Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Kirk Boone PPS, UNC School of Government

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Mail: Cost Savings and Tracking Techniques

Jim Cote', The Master's Touch

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Using Property Income Tracking and Expense Adjustments During Appeal Litigation

Matthew Markert, Travis Central Appraisal District, TX
Lonnie Hendry Jr., Travis Central Appraisal District, TX

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Why So Serious? Using Creative Humor to Engage Students

Kara Endicott CAE, RES, Johnson County, KS
Bradley A. Eldridge CAE, MAI, Douglas County, KS

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM