International Conference on Assessment Administration

The premier platform to share successes, discover best practices and learn from expert colleagues the latest research in the field of property appraisal. Educational sessions, networking opportunities and events, and a varied exposition equip assessment professionals with the tools needed to succeed. Conference attendees are given the opportunity to interact with peers from all 50 states as well as countries around the globe. The 2017 Annual Conference will be held September 24-27 in Las Vegas.

GIS / CAMA Technologies Conference

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and IAAO partner together to provide a conference that assists assessment and appraisal professionals in visualizing how they can work more effectively through the use of technology. This conference explores the important role that integration of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) systems plays in providing access to data and analysis of information for better decision making within a jurisdiction.

Legal Seminar

The Legal Seminar offers the unique perspective of members who are primarily involved in legal issues. The seminar presents substantive and procedural developments in law that affect assessments and valuation. Sessions include: Case Law Updates, Assessment Etiquette, Handling Expert Witnesses, Insights on Ethical Dilemmas, Ethics and Public Policy Questions, IAAO Standard on Personal Property, and a wide variety of other topics.

Preparation and Trial of the Property Tax Assessment Appeal Seminar

This seminar takes place every two years and consists of morning programs that set the stage for a mock trial. The Legal Committee is presenting a new case in 2016 based on an actual trial which either has been appealed or is under appeal. Dates for the 2018 seminar have not been established.