International Research Symposium
& Half-Day Roundtable

May 13-15, 2020 - Copenhagen Marriott, Copenhagen, Denmark

Schedule for Half-Day Roundtable and Symposium are subject to change.

 

Wednesday, May 13


10:00 am - Noon

Automation Valuation Models Roundtable (Optional)

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Welcome

IAAO President, Amy Rasmussen, RES, AAS, FIAAO, Chief Deputy Assessor, Polk County, Iowa

Keynote Address - Hybrid Valuation: Human and Machine Symbiosis at Zillow

Andy Krause, Zilliow

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Variable Selection in AVMs and the IAAO Data Quality Standard

Cory Yemen, TE Connectivity

The Use of Technology in the Changing Face of Traditional Assessment Practices”

Alex Hepp, CycloMedia Technology, Inc.

Mapping Energy Data for Commercial AVMs

Mark Hall, revalue

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Evening Reception

 

Thursday, May 14


8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

GIS

Hedieh Alvan, Esri Canada

Commercial Valuation

William Findlay, Urbis

Creating Spatial AVMs

Katherien Smythe, Esri

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Increasing Equity and Accuracy of AVM Estimates with Spatial Filtering

Michael McCord, PhD, Ulster University

Promoting Model Performance with the Market-basket Approach

Daniel Fasteen, PhD, Harris Govern

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

AVM Maintenance

Leandro Escobar, Spanish Association of Valuation Companies

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Using Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) to Locate and Quantify Inequities

Paul Bidanset, IAAO

Review of local values and technology

Ben Bervoets, ‎Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Evening Reception

 

Friday, May 15


8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Machine learning and public test

Lasse Skakkebæk Lindegaard, Ministry of Taxation, Skatteministeriet, Denmark

International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS)

Gary McCabe, McCabe Consulting/International Property Measurement Standards Coalition

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Explaining and Defending AVMs

Travis Horne, City of Saskatoon

Promoting Trust in AVMs: Explaining the Modeling Process and Workflow

Luc Herman, ‎Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment

Management

Terence Fahey, Valuation Office of Ireland

11:45 - 12:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks