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AI Annual Conference

Call for Presentations

The submission period for the 2017 Annual Conference Call for Presentations has passed. We are no longer accepting any presentation submissions. If you have any questions, please contact Thank you!

Presentation Proposals

The Appraisal Institute is seeking proposals for presentations and panels for the 2018 Annual Conference to be held at the brand new JW Marriott in Nashville, TN, July 30 – August 1, 2018. The theme for the conference is "Setting the Stage for Success".

We are looking for highly skilled presenters who can address issues and topics of interest to the valuation profession. Emphasis will be given to presentations and panels that include users of appraisal services, government officials, or real estate industry leaders or focus on cutting-edge or pressing industry or client issues. Submissions must include full contact information, bio(s), presentation title and presentation abstract. The deadline to submit is December 1, 2017.

All submissions will be considered. To give you an idea of what our attendees are looking for, here are some of the most well-received and requested topics:

  • Business Best Practices
  • New Technology and Resources
  • Sustainability in Real Estate
  • Capital Markets Issues
  • Market Analysis
  • International Valuation
  • Property Rights Issues
  • Litigation Support
  • Residential Issues and Practices

To see what sessions were offered at previous annual meetings, please click here.

Before submitting your presentation, please note the following:

  • The final agenda is being developed. For now, breakout sessions are planned for Monday, July 30 in the afternoon, Tuesday, July 31 all day and Wednesday, August 1 in the morning.
  • Each breakout session is scheduled to last 90 minutes.
  • A maximum of 5 breakout sessions will be offered during each time slot.
  • The maximum number of presenters per session is three.
  • Only one application should be submitted for each proposed presentation.
  • Please complete all fields in the form.
  • Selected presenters will receive complimentary registration for the day of their presentation only. Discounted registration rates will be available if you plan to attend the entire conference.
  • All submissions must be received by 5:00 pm CST, Friday, December 1, 2017. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.
  • Presenters will be notified by January 22, 2018 if their presentation has been accepted or not.
  • Selected presenters will be required to sign a speaker agreement before arrival in Nashville.

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