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Submit presentation ideas for IAAO Annual Conference by Jan. 31

Interested in presenting at the IAAO Annual Conference in Salt Lake City? The Call for Presentations is now open and the submission deadline is Jan. 31. Anyone interested is encouraged to submit presentation ideas as soon as possible. See the Call for Presentations web page for more information.

IAAO now accepting applications for new mentorship program

IAAO’s new mentorship program, Value in Exchange, is now accepting applications and the program offers opportunities for individuals interested in being a mentor or mentee. Benefits of mentoring include becoming a good listener, learning the art of delivering feedback, and paying it forward. Benefits for mentees include learning to self-reflect, learning from others, and having an advocate.

IAAO members interested in participating as mentors and/or mentees are encouraged to apply at learn.iaao.org/apply. Additional benefits for participants include increasing self-confidence, increasing self-awareness, and developing leadership skills.

Interested in a designation? Attend a Zoom chat

Beginning in February, the Professional Development Committee members is offering Zoom chats  on the second Thursday of every other month to answer questions and share experiences about earning a designation. The first Zoom chat will be Thursday, Feb. 16, on earning an IAAO designation, followed by chats focusing on specific designations featuring designees who have completed the process. An April 13 chat will review the CAE and RES designations, followed by an Aug. 10 chat on the MAS and AAS designations. The year will wrap up with a chat on Dec. 14 on the CMS and PPS designations. There will also be chats in June and October about the overall designation program. Register here.

IAAO accepting submissions for Richard Almy Research Grant Program

The Richard Almy Research Grant Program, formerly the Academic Partnership Program, provides financial support for IAAO members, students, and faculty to complete research in areas related to property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy. IAAO members, along with students and faculty, are eligible to submit proposals. The deadline to apply for 2023 is Jan. 31, 2023. All IAAO members, graduate/postgraduate students and faculty at accredited colleges/universities are eligible to apply. Both international and domestic students are eligible, however the final report must be in the English language. Funding for each approved project will be between $2,500 and $5,000. Grants are awarded for one year. Apply at www.iaao.org/appgrant.

IAAO is hiring

Are you seeking your next opportunity in mass appraisal, to lead and support a large, diverse global community by providing extraordinary service and instilling best practices in assessment administration? Do you possess a curiosity involving mapping and technology? If so, the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) invites you to apply for the Assessor opening. See current list of openings.  

Update Your Member Profile

IAAO is continuing its demographic data collection campaign to have members update profile information, which includes more details than previously collected. Profile updates are a focal point for the IAAO Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and this information will be used to assess IAAO’s membership makeup and highlight the diversity of our global community. Update your profile at www.iaao.org/demologin








 

Meetings & Programs

Evaluating CAMA software focus of Jan. 25 webinar

Changing CAMA software can be one of the most important decisions a jurisdiction makes, with far-reaching consequences that last well into the future. "Evaluating CAMA Software: The Best Fit for You" will offer guidance on how to prepare for and evaluate CAMA proposals. The webinar, beginning at noon Central on Wednesday, Jan. 25, will be presented by Melissa Baer, CAE, and Edie McCarthy, and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Register here.

Tyler Jan. 31 webinar to review technologies in modern assessment offices

IAAO partner and IAAO Studios sponsor Tyler Technologies is offering a free webinar on the Assessment Office - What Technologies Work and Why? The webinar will be broadcast from noon to 1 p.m. Central on Tuesday, Jan. 31. As assessment offices face challenges including workplace flexibility, navigating revenue uncertainty, and reaching constituents conveniently, professionals struggle to be equipped with the right tools to keep pace. Attend this webinar to hear from the industry’s leading technology providers and learn about new and improved technologies that truly work. Register for the webinar here.

Program topic submissions due Jan. 31 for Mass Appraisal Valuation Symposium

The International Property Tax Institute and the International Association of Assessing Officers will present a joint (virtual) Mass Appraisal Valuation Symposium (MAVS 2023) on June 21-22, 2023, and are soliciting program topics for the symposium. The theme of the virtual MAVS is “Valuing Properties in Uncertain Times,” and IPTI and IAAO are inviting potential speakers to let us know if you would like to be included in the program. Please use the online application at www.iaao.org/mavs23 to submit the presenter information, topic, and a short synopsis of the proposed topic. The deadline to submit proposals is Jan. 31.

GIS/Val Tech Conference April 3-6 in Las Vegas, registration opens soon

The GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference will take place April 3-6 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort. The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and IAAO partner each year to offer the conference to review the importance of data and the analysis of location information for better decision-making within a jurisdiction. Conference workshops are scheduled on Monday, April 3 and programs start on Tuesday. The exhibit hall will be open Tuesday and Wednesday and the meeting closes at noon on Thursday, April 6. The schedule of sessions for the event has been posted at gisvaltech2023.sched.com, and prospective attendees can bookmark sessions they plan to attend. Discover the technology solutions to support your agency’s goals for accuracy and efficiency at the conference.

February webinar: Supercharging assessing analytic with Power BI

Power BI is a gamechanger in truly understanding your assessing data. See how Power BI can supercharge your assessing analytics. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Feb. 1, will be presented by David Cornell, CAE, and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Register here.
 
 

Industry Events

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  • February 1 2023
    Supercharge Your Assessing Analytics with Power BI 02/01/2023 Power BI is a game changer in truly understanding your assessing data! See how Power BI can supercharge your assessing analytics. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Feb. 1, will be presented by David Cornell, CAE and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • February 16 2023
    Designation Discourse: Open Discussion February 02/16/2023 Are you interested in earning an IAAO designation?
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
  • February 22 2023
    The Inns and Outs of Vacation Rentals 02/22/2023 Vacation rentals, from property classification to valuation, are hot topics in the assessing industry. In this interactive panel discussion, learn how assessors from across North America tackle the issue. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, will be presented by Mark Chapin, Marcy Martin AAS, Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS, and Greg Martino and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • March 3 2023
    Spring Leadership Days 03/03/2023 Registration for this event is open to committee invitation only. Meetings and hotel rooms at Loews Kansas City Hotel at 1515 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64108 Add to Calendar
  • March 29 2023
    Using Mobile Technology to Improve Productivity & Efficiency 03/29/2023 There are many minor adjustments you can make to your operations to improve productivity and efficiency, but none compare to the impact of implementing a seamlessly integrated mobile solution. Eliminating paper, data prep time for field work, and duplicate data entry has fundamentally changed the way we do business. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Mar. 29, will be presented by W.A. (Pete) Rodda, CAE, RES, FIAAO and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • April 13 2023
    Designation Discourse: CAE & RES Designations April 04/13/2023 Thinking about earning an IAAO CAE or RES designation? Current CAE and RES designees will be available to answer your questions.
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
  • April 26 2023
    Income Approach Techniques in Small Jurisdictions 04/26/2023 In small jurisdictions (20,000 parcels or less) using the Income Approach can be a real challenge. During this webinar, expect to review and learn different techniques and strategies for gathering income and expense information, establishing cap rates, and building income models to value commercial properties. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Apr. 26, will be presented by Ryan Janzen, CAE and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • May 31 2023
    Eight Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Model Development 05/31/2023 This webinar discusses eight mistakes that your jurisdiction should want to avoid when designing your model development process. It helps attendees understand best practices in how to configure systems for mass appraisal model development. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, May 31, will be presented by Josh Myers and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • June 8 2023
    Designation Discourse: Open Discussion June 06/08/2023 Are you interested in earning an IAAO designation?
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
  • June 28 2023
    Building from Bias 06/28/2023 The webinar will focus on the importance of how our profession interacts with all members of society. Having an awareness of what is meant by "implicit" or "unconscious" bias is critical from a professional or personal development perspective. The complimentary webinar will draw from an interdisciplinary perspective with built environment examples building on existing knowledge. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, June 28, will be presented by Brian Gay and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is free for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • July 26 2023
    Overcoming Obstacles: Rebuilding An Assessment Department 07/26/2023 A 20-year-old CAMA system, limited staff, a flood, and COVID, all were obstacles faced by the Jackson County, Missouri Assessment Department. As an assessor you have a small window of time to determine the priorities of your department. What resources are available to help you evaluate your department and learn how Jackson County handled the challenge. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, July 26, will be presented by Gail McCann Beatty, AAS and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • August 10 2023
    Designation Discourse: MAS & AAS Designations August 08/10/2023 Thinking about earning an IAAO MAS or AAS designation? Current MAS and AAS designees will be available to answer your questions.
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
  • August 27 2023
    89th Annual Conference On Assessment Administration 08/27/2023 The 2023 IAAO Annual Conference will take place at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Aug. 27-30. Limited registration will be available until the end of the year and full registration will open in the spring. Add to Calendar
  • September 27 2023
    How Boulder County Manages Complex Deed Workflows to Improve 09/27/2023 You might be spending more hours on ownership transfers than you think. After all, there is mapping work, exemptions review, mailings, sales qualification; various departments have to manage complex processes around each deed. Hear how Boulder County leveraged technology to go from being several months behind on transfers to fully caught up. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, September 27, will be presented by Cyndi Braddock and Will DeOreo and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • October 12 2023
    Designation Discourse: Open Discussion October 10/12/2023 Are you interested in earning an IAAO designation?
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
  • October 25 2023
    Protecting Your Organization's Data from Disasters 10/25/2023 The cyber incident response team for the El Paso Central Appraisal District in Texas presents a guide addressing standards and insights on how to obtain the security needed to protect your organization's data. The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, Oct. 25, will be presented by Rodolfo Arvizo and David Martinez and is eligible for 1.5 CEU hours. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Add to Calendar
  • December 14 2023
    Designation Discourse: CMS & PPS Designations December 12/14/2023 Thinking about earning an IAAO CMS or PPS designation? Current CMS and PPS designees will be available to answer your questions.
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
    Add to Calendar
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