International Research Symposium & Forum

April 4-6, 2018

Boscolo Prague Hotel - Prague, Czech Republic

Half-Day Forum (Optional)

Wednesday April 4, 2018

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Improving Valuations with Big Data, Open Data, & Data Mining

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Social Networking Hour


IAAO International Research Symposium – Agenda

Two tracks are available at different times during the Symposium.
Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation
Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Thursday April 5, 2018

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. 

Welcome by Symposium Host IAAO President, Dorothy Jacks, Palm Beach County Appraiser, CFA, AAS


8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

Case Study: Imaging, Scanning and Discovery in New Providence, The Bahamas


 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. 

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation     

Pseudo Property Taxes: Are they Fair Uniform and Equitable

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Detecting Bias Samples in Assessment

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

Break 


10:30 - 11:15 a.m. 

Big Data – an Intersecting Role for the Valuer in the 21st Century


11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

The Development of the Property Taxation System in Romania


12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 

Lunch  


1:15 - 2:15 p.m. 

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation       

Multipurpose Benefits of Mass Valuation System & 
Piloting Innovative Approaches to Valuing Commercial Property for Taxation Purposes:  Occupier Assisted Valuations (OAV)

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Changes in Traditional Data Collection and the Increased Use of Technology in Assessment

2:15 - 3:00 p.m. 

International Property Measurement Standards


3:00 - 3:15 p.m. 

Afternoon Break

 
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.  

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation       

Pragmatism or Principles 2: Property Taxation Valuation in Finland

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Discovering “Insightful” patterns within your data using Business Intelligence Tools and GIS

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation   

The Need for a Good Appeals Process & 
The Assessor as Data Collector 

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

LiDAR powered Assessment Databases Worldwide

5:00 - 5:15 p.m. 

Closing Remarks by IAAO President Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS


5:15 - 6:30 p.m. 

Evening Reception  

 

Friday, April 6, 2018


8:30 - 8:45 a.m. 

Introduction IAAO President, Dorothy Jacks, Palm Beach County Appraiser, CFA, AAS


8:45 - 9:15 a.m.  

Advances in GIS Technology Supporting Valuation and Tax Organizations

  
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. 

Property Taxation and Valuation in the Czech Republic and the Way Forward


10:00 - 10:30 a.m. 

Break 


10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Unregistered/Informal Land Valuation and Taxation – a new frontier for property/land revenue generation in the developing world


11:15  a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation   

Replacement Cost and Depreciation: A National or Local Affair? 

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Proximity Effects of Walking Distances to Public Spaces on Property Value

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 

Lunch


1:15 - 2:15 p.m.  

Track 1: Administration & Government Innovation   

Modernizing Property Tax Systems - the City of Port-au-Prince

Track 2: Technical Valuation Advances in Action

Transformation and Spatial Attributes in Regression Modeling

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.  

Accounting for Energy Efficiency in Ad Valorem Property Tax Valuation Models


3:00 - 3:15 p.m. 

Break 


3:15 - 4:15 p.m.   

The New Property Taxation System in Denmark


4:15 - 4:45 p.m.  

Getting AVMs and Single Appraisals to Play Nice


4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Closing discussion and remarks lead by IAAO panel

 

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