The Australian Property Institute (API) is proud to partner with the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) to deliver the inaugural API and IAAO International Research Symposium, incorporating the API Government Valuers Forum.

To be held from Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, this event specifically targets government valuers and property professionals from around the world.

The Symposium is a unique, one-of-a-kind environment serving as the global incubator for sharing new discoveries in valuation, showcasing automated valuation model methods and pushing government innovation across the world. The Symposium participants are creators and preeminent leaders from within the property industry working in the areas of data, prop-tech, and spatial systems.

Attendees will be brought up to speed on state-of-the-art best practices and technologies in valuation and property tax by internationally renowned experts in the field.

This is an exciting opportunity for anybody working in government valuations to better understand the global market, and see what tools are out there to enable them to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.


Learn more about trailblazing technologies early-adopters are using to improve valuation accuracy and defensibility, including sessions on:

• Smart cities of the future.
• Emerging technologies and how they are changing the face of valuations.
• Understanding mass appraisal systems as well as spatial valuation models.
• Exploring complexities around compulsory land acquisition.

Avoid pitfalls and mistakes made by others with lessons-learned presentations on:

• Blockchain and how it is reshaping the property industry.
• Emerging trends from industry leaders.

The Symposium is made all the more effective with encouraged interaction and input from a diverse international audience.

2019 Symposium participants include government valuers from around the globe as well as local Australian valuers working across local, state and national government valuations and associated projects.

The event will also feature a dynamic and exclusive social program held at some of Melbourne’s iconic and historically significant sites including the Melbourne Town Hall, and Old Melbourne Gaol.

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