AI Annual Conference

2021 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

The submission period for the 2021 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 looking for innovative, highly skilled presenters who can address issues and topics of interest to the valuation profession at the 2021 Annual Conference to be held at the JW Marriott Orlando, August 9 – 10, 2021. The theme for the conference is "Rising to the Challenge."

We are looking for dynamic speakers who can balance their knowledge with creativity. Our ideal presenter should focus on encouraging participation from the attendees and develop interactive sessions. 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) or resumes, presentation title and presentation abstract. The deadline to submit is November 25, 2020.

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:

  • Client and User Needs
  • Best Practices for Business
  • Appraisal Data and Technology Issues
  • Sustainability in Real Estate
  • Residential Practices & Issues
  • Market Analysis
  • International Valuation
  • Property Rights Issues
  • Litigation Support
  • Supervisor/Trainee Education
  • Valuation of Cannabis Operations & Dispensaries

For a list of sessions offered at previous annual conferences, please click here.

Before submitting your presentation, please note the following:

  • Breakout sessions are currently planned for Monday, August 3 and Tuesday, August 4.
  • Each breakout session is scheduled to last either 2-hours or 90 minutes. Please be sure to indicate the session for which your topic is best suited.
  • A maximum of 5 breakout sessions will be offered during each time slot.
  • The maximum number of presenters per session is three.
  • Please provide email addresses for all co-presenters so that we may communicate key details with each of you.
  • 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, Monday, November 25, 2020. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.
  • Presenters will be notified by January 6, 2021 if their presentation has been accepted or not.
  • Selected presenters will be required to sign a speaker agreement before arrival in Orlando.

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