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IAAO, Esri offer free webinar on GIS Tools & COVID-19 response

IAAO is partnering with Esri on a free webinar on GIS tools, templates and free resources for COVID-19. The GIS and COVID-19: GIS and location analytics webinar is set for Wednesday, April 8 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Central and will review how GIS and location analytics can help guide your county or city's response to COVID-19. Register online.

April F+E now available in electronic version only

The April issue of Fair + Equitable magazine is now available to download. With many offices currently closed due to the COVID-19 virus, IAAO is making the issue available electronically to all members as a PDF download. To ensure IAAO is able to communicate with members you may confirm the email address we have on file through logging on to the My Account feature of the website.

IAAO establishes online community on COVID-19 issues

IAAO has established an online public community on COVID-19 to assist assessors and valuers around the world with issues regarding COVID-19. The online community will be open to all assessors, valuers, and partners in hopes of sharing resources, ideas, and discussions. See following for more information or visit the IAAO Connect site.

2020 Annual Conference Registration Open

Full conference registration and hotel room selection is now open for the 2020 IAAO Annual Conference in Denver, set to take place August 30 - September 2 at the Colorado Convention Center. Attendees can go online, or download a paper form, to register for the conference. Registration fees for members are $645 and $845 for nonmembers. Guest registration is $300. The 2020 conference hotel is the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center and conference hotel room registration will be available on Monday, March 2.

Nominations accepted for Awards, Fellows program 

IAAO is accepting nominations through May 1 for its Awards Program and Fellows Program. The Awards Program boasts 17 categories recognizing individual and organizational achievements in several areas, including publications, technical expertise and service to IAAO. Award winners and Fellow selections are recognized at the IAAO Annual Conference. The Awards Program is a highly visible event and all IAAO members and affiliated organizations are encouraged to submit nominations. Fellow nominees are brought forth by the IAAO membership annually and submitted during the awards nominations period. 

IAAO, Esri offer free webinar on GIS Tools & COVID-19 response

IAAO establishes online community on COVID-19 issues

2020 Conference Registration Open

Nominations accepted for Awards, Fellows program




Upcoming Meetings

Excel Can Do That!? Part 3 - The Power Edition webinar

Learn how the new power features in Excel can be used to enhance assessors’ workflows, gain actionable insights, and increase productivity during the upcoming webinar at Noon Central on Wednesday, April 15. This webinar, approved for 2 continuing education hours, will demonstrate:

  • How to use Excel’s latest power features
  • How to use “Ideas” in Excel (“Ideas” is a new artificial intelligence feature in Excel that shows trends, summaries, outliers, and Pivot Tables, without writing any formulas!)
  • How to build an assessing dashboard
  • How to create Power Pivot Tables and Power Pivot Charts
  • How to create a Power Query (a huge time saver in data manipulation)
  • How to create Data Models in Excel
  • How to use an Excel Data Model in Power BI
  • How to create Tables - setup and advanced features
  • Other tips and tricks

Registration for Prep & Trial Seminar open

Registration is now open for the 2020 Preparation and Trial of the Property Tax Appeal Seminar, June 18-19, on the campus of Drake University at Cartwright Hall in Des Moines, Iowa. For the first time, the mock trial will feature a case involving a big-box store. Will Shepherd, legal counsel for the Hillsborough County, Florida, Property Appraiser's Office, and Peter Korpacz, president of Korpacz Realty Advisors Inc., are assisting in adapting the case for the mock trial. Shepherd was the lawyer who argued the original case, and Korpacz was an expert witness 

Emerging Leadership Summit postponed

Based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and after consultation with the Cook County Assessor's Office, which has been closed until further notice, the International Association of Assessing Officers has indefinitely postponed the 2020 Emerging Leadership Summit, originally scheduled for April 2-3 in Chicago at the Cook County Offices.

GIS/Valuation Technology Conference & International Research Symposium cancelled

In recognition of the growing health risks worldwide posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and decisions by governments and businesses to curtail activities over the next few weeks, the IAAO and URISA cancelled the GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference, March 23-26, 2020 in Louisville Kentucky. For more information see release.  IAAO has also cancelled the International Research Symposium, May 13-15, 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 


Excel can do that? Part 3 webinar

Registration open for Prep & Trial Seminar

Emerging Leadership Summit postponed

GIS/Valuation Conference, IRS cancelled

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  • April 15 2020
    Excel Can Do That!? Part 3 - The Power Edition 04/15/2020 Learn how the new power features in Excel can be used to enhance assessors’ workflows, gain actionable insights, and increase productivity. This webinar will demonstrate:
    • How to use Excel’s latest power features
    • How to use “Ideas” in Excel (“Ideas” is a new artificial intelligence feature in Excel that shows trends, summaries, outliers, and Pivot Tables, without writing any formulas!)
    • How to build an assessing dashboard
    • How to create Power Pivot Tables and Power Pivot Charts
    • How to create a Power Query (a huge time saver in data manipulation)
    • How to create Data Models in Excel
    • How to use an Excel Data Model in Power BI
    • How to create Tables - setup and advanced features
    • Other tips and tricks
    This session has been approved for 2 continuing education hours.
    Add to Calendar
  • June 18 2020
    Preparation and Trial Seminar 06/18/2020 The two-day seminar is for attorneys, assessors, and appraisal personnel who want to be better prepared for appeals that progress to court hearings. Add to Calendar
  • August 28 2020
    Instructor Education Workshop 08/28/2020 Add to Calendar
  • August 30 2020
    86th Annual Conference On Assessment Administration 08/30/2020 Join IAAO for the 86th Annual Conference on Assessment Administration in Denver, Colorado. The annual conference provides educational sessions, networking, special events, and exhibits.

    Additional Registration Information
    For more information, including paper registration form, please see the main conference page.
    Add to Calendar
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Research Exchange

The new IAAO Research Exchange is also now available. The Research Exchange is the central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the property tax assessment and administration community.

Subject Guides

The library recently released two new subject guides. The Marijuana Valuation Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new special property type. The Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide focuses on how green buildings features impact property valuation.

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Subject Guide on Marijuana Valuation

New Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide

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