2021 Conference dates – July 27 and July 28, 2021
The Wichita Property Tax Conference
Formerly – Appraisal for Ad Valorem Taxation Conference
The 2021 Tax Conference will be a
The environment of COVID, and travel restrictions
make it impossible to physically get together.
A Virtual Event will keep everyone safe, but connected.
Mark your calendar for
Tuesday July 27, 2021 and Wednesday July 28, 2021
Each day starts at 1:00 p.m. EST with a Keynote Speaker
followed by one industry expert presentation and discussion.
KEYNOTE for Tuesday: Dr. Christian Lundblad
KEYNOTE for Wednesday: Dr. Aswath Damodaran
Don’t miss out!
Have faith! We will be back together in 2022
to celebrate our 50th year together
beginning on July 24 through July 28th, 2022
Even though the 2021 conference is Virtual, this annual conference is normally hosted on the campus of Wichita State University and provides valuation and assessment topics for complex industries including utility, energy, communication, pipeline, rail, airline, logistics, and manufacturing.
Conference attendees are people involved in property tax matters and are from organizations including Government, consultants, attorneys, software, accounting and educators.
The Wichita Property Tax Conference is the world’s longest lasting and most well-attended conference for both newcomers and advanced professionals involved with complex property tax valuation and assessments.
$49 for State Representatives (scholarships available, contact Pat McLeod firstname.lastname@example.org)
$99 for Industry Representatives
Your registration fee gives you:
- access to four Zoom presentations – 2 Keynotes and 2 Industry presentations
- any handouts offered by the speakers
- chance to participate in an industry discussion
Full refunds will be issued up to 2 weeks prior to the conference.
Cancel on or after Friday July 23, 2021 there will be no refund.
Substitutions can be made at any time, for no additional cost.
The Agenda for the 2021 Conference,
Keynote Speakers: 1:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday: Dr. Christian Lundblad
Wednesday Dr. Aswath Damodaran
Industry discussion: 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday: Post Covid Evaluation Topic – Robert Reilly
Wednesday: “History & Innovation to the Cost of Capital Last 50 Years” – Roger Grabowski
All four sessions will be live via Zoom.
Everyone who registers are automatically listed in the conference software Whova. The Tax conference has utilized the Whova app for three years.
The Whova app will give you access to:
- all the individuals who have registered for the conference
- the agenda for the two days
- the Zoom links to participate in the conference
It is recommended that you load the Whova webapp on a laptop or desktop so that you can use all the functionality of Zoom – chat and polling. it is possible to watch the sessions on your phone or iPad.
When you register, you will receive detailed instructions on how to get to the session information and links.
The Planning Committee consists of people who understand the logistics of the conference and value the mission of education, information sharing and networking. They volunteer their time, and energies to meet, organize, search for volunteers, and moderate the sessions at each conference.
Since 2018 WHOVA has been the free, official app for the
Appraisal for Ad Valorem Taxation of Communications, Energy and Transportation Properties Conference.
You can Download WHOVA from the App Store or Google play, to your mobile device and be able to:
- View the event agenda and plan your schedule
- See the sessions, their speakers, and biographies.
- See the participants that have registered.
- Get presentation documents and slides
You are added to the Whova app 48 hours after you register online.
Contact Paula Seiwert with questions email@example.com
After downloading Whova , use the email address you used when you registered for the conference, to sign into the app and choose a strong password, or sign up using a social media account.
Once you’re signed up, you should be taken directly to your event!
Already used the Whova app in the past? Double-check that the latest version is installed on your phone, and log in using your existing account email and password.
Continuing Education Units:
This conference is approved for CEU’s from IPT (Institute for Professionals in Taxation).
To determine if this conference qualifies for CEU’s in your profession in your state, contact the appropriate office to obtain forms and then email them to Conference Chair, Pat.Mcleod@wichita.edu
During the conference, materials received by CMD will be downloadable from this webpage or if you bring a flash drive, available for downloading at the registration table during the conference. Because many of the materials are not received until the day of the presentations, they may not be accessible until CMD receives them.
Materials from previous Conferences are available upon request.
A single presentation is $10, or $125 for the entire conference.
If the entire conference materials are purchased, they will be sent to you on a disc via the mail.
Materials archives are available from 1971 through 2019. Contact Melissa.Donham@wichita.edu to request materials.
2022 will be the 50th Conference year! There is a reason it is still around.
2022 Conference will be
Sunday July 24 through Thursday July 28, 2022
Read about the History of the Workshop here