Meetings & Programs
Registration for GIS/Val Tech underway
Registration is open for the 2024 GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference, April 8-11 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference, co-hosted by IAAO and URISA, is focused on using technology to improve the property tax assessment process. There are three program tracks
with multiple sessions in each: GIS Technologies, Leadership, and Modeling & Valuation. Additional workshops have been set up this year and the optional pre- and post-conference workshops will provide deep dives into many important topics. See the GIS webpage
for more information.
Esri Canada Feb. 28 webinar on Blockchain technology and assessment industry
Explore the transformative potential of blockchain technology to power the assessment industry and CAMA applications during a webinar by Esri Canada, an IAAO Strategic Partner. By using blockchain, a transparent and secure property registry, enabling unique digital identities for each property with comprehensive ownership history and transaction data can be established. Ultimately, blockchain technology challenges traditional methods, promising increased transparency, efficiency, and inclusivity within the property assessment industry.
The webinar, “Where can Blockchain Technology Fit in the Assessment Industry?,” will be hosted by Esri Canada, an IAAO Strategic Partner, from noon to 1 p.m. Central on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Register here
GIS 101 for Assessors IAAO webinar on March 6
What does CAMA and GIS integration mean? Why is this important? What are the benefits? How do I do it? What are the options? What do I need to know? How do I get started? What are the trends in technology?
What types of spatial analysis are available? What can I use my GIS for? If you're new to GIS and to integrating GIS and CAMA, this session will cover the basics of how to get full value of your GIS from integrating with your CAMA data to new analysis, visualization and sharing capabilities - all to improve and better defend values with technology you probably already have.
The webinar, set for noon Central on Wednesday, March 6, will be presented by Lauren Voelker and is eligible for 1 CEU hour. The cost is $55 for IAAO members and $77 for nonmembers. Register online.