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2018 Annual Conference Agenda*

For CE credit information on Monday, please click here; Tuesday, please click here

Please note that 4.5 hours of CE credit for each day has been applied for in the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
*State approvals may be pending. Actual approval of hours may vary by state.

All attendees will receive a certificate of completion and licensees in states not listed here may attempt to seek state credit individually. 

Appraisal Instititute Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates may receive up to 22.5 AI CE points per day. 

Sunday, July 29
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Region Meetings 
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Annual Conference Registration & Information Desk Open
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Exhibit Hall Set Up -- Exhibitor Install
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Region Reception
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm LDAC Alumni Reception (add'l cost)

Monday, July 30
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Annual Conference Registration & Information Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast / Exhibit Hall
8:00 am - 9:30 am Main Stage: Opening General Session with Keynote Speaker, Alison Levine
9:30 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break sponsored by CompStak / Exhibit Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Insights for the Valuation Professional from HERS
  • Insurance Appraisal - Correct Content and Valuation Approach
  • Modifications to the Traditional Narrative Appraisal Report and Reporting Process: The Multifamily Lending Community's Path to a More Effective Development and Use of Narrative Appraisal Reports
  • Education Developer Panel
  • The Evaluation Crossroads – a New Frontier in a World of Evolving Finance & Regulation
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch sponsored by LIA Administrators & Insurance Services / Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Past President's Lunch (by invitation only)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Litigation Support Outside the Box: The Wide World Beyond Appraisal Opinions
  • Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance – The Importance of Client Communication
  • Residential Appraisal in the Era of Collateral Underwriter (CU), Loan Collateral Advisor (LCA), Day 1 Certainty, and Property Inspection Waivers (PIWs): Updates from Fannie and Freddie
  • Special Valuation Considerations for Special-Purpose Property
  • Sustainability and the Occupant Experience: The Value Effects of Wellness-Based Design
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break sponsored by Altus Group / Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • A Look Through the Windshield at Auto Dealership Valuation
  • Quality Control: Producing Appraisal Reports and Services That Delight Clients
  • Refurbishing Traditional Analysis Techniques to Meet Client Expectations
  • Residential Green Case Study: Pearl National Home Certifications Show Market Premiums
  • Valuation for Litigation: Common Problems, Traps, Best Practices & Business Issues
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Offsite Networking Event sponsored by the Greater Tennessee Chapter of AI - Wildhorse Saloon
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm AI-PAC Reception (by invite only)

Tuesday, July 31
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Annual Conference Registration & Information Desk Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast / Exhibit Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am Main Stage: Don Gossman, SRA - My Client the FBI
9:30 am - 10:00 am Coffee Break / Exhibit Hall
10:00 am - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions
  • Appraising Federal Property - Challenges and Opportunities
  • Cha-Cha-Changes: Appraisal Policies in the States and DC
  • Derive and Support Residential Adjustments that Make Sense
  • Quick Hits of Market Analysis and Valuation Techniques
  • Title "Green Apples and Apples” Subtitle: “Are You Comparing Your “Green Apple” to Red, Golden, or Rotten Apples"
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Exhibitor/Sponsor Lunch (by invitation only)
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Awards Luncheon sponsored by AIERF
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Appraisal Waivers, Exemptions and Threshold Levels
  • AVMs with a Special Focus on Banking Supervisory Aspects
  • Shining Light on Dark Box Theories
  • Real Estate Environmental Risk Spectrum – Beyond the Valuation
  • The Modern Appraisal Practice: Selling a Product, a Service, or a Solution
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break / Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Tear Down - Exhibitors
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Appraising Complex Residential Properties: Creating Your Niche Business
  • How to Eliminate Requests for Additional Information from the Reviewer
  • MAI-Esq’s on Appraiser Defense
  • Property Rights, Historic Preservation Laws, and Conservation Easements: Lessons from Nashville and New Orleans
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Final Night Networking Party - musical entertainment provided by fellow AI-members "When Nothing Else Works"

Wednesday, August 1
7:00 am - 9:30 am Annual Conference Registration & Information Desk Open
7:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast To Go
12:00 pm - Golf Outing (add'l cost)

Thursday, August 2

8:30 am - 5:00 pm 3rd Quarter Board Meeting

Friday, August 3 

8:30 am - 5:00 pm 3rd Quarter Board Meeting

*agenda subject to change.


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