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June 3-4, 2015
8:00am - 5:30pm

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade
420 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114

SOLD OUT—Event Registration Closed

4th Annual Equipment Valuation Conference

Sponsored by ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee, this annual event has grown to become the definitive source for the latest insights into equipment valuation. From it's informative educational sessions on current market conditions and trends from experts in the field to hands-on equipment inspections, combined with ASA & CPE continuing education credits, valuable networking opportunities and a variety of entertainment options in the beautiful city of Cleveland, the Conference has garnered attention from appraisers, equipment management professionals, remarketers and industry service providers who have recognized the ROI provided.


Additional value-added special events: a Pre-Conference 7-Hour USPAP Update Class with machinery and technical specialties focus (separate registration required); Conference Welcome Reception (included); and Great Lakes Brewery Tour (included). Learn More.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015
8:00am - 5:30pm—Pre-Conference 7-Hour USPAP Update Class* - David H. Cole, ASA 
6:00pm - 8:00pm—Conference Welcome Reception—Butcher and the Brewer (Included)
*Separate registration required

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 (Day 1)
7:00am - 7:45am—Breakfast
7:45am - 8:00am—Opening Remarks - Joseph M. Santora, ASA
8:00 am – 9:30 am—Economist - Mekael Teshome,  PNC Financial Services
9:30 am – 9:45 am—Break
9:45 am – 10:35 am—Medical - Jack Beckwith, ASA, Equipment Appraisal Group, Inc.
10:35 am – 10:50 am—Break
10:50 am – 11:45 am—Oil & Gas - Dan Kruse, Kruse Energy & Auctioneers
11:45am - 12:45pm—Lunch on your own
1:00pm - 5:00pm—Great Lakes Brewery Tour (Included)

Thursday, June 4, 2015 (Day 2)
7:00am - 8:00am—Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:50 am—Construction - Dale Greene, ASA, Empire Caterpillar
8:50am – 9:00 am—Break
9:00am – 9:50 am—Rail - Thomas A. Sexton, ASA,  Chase Equipment Finance
9:50am – 10:00am—Break
10:00am – 10:50am—Transportation - Michael J. Holck, ASA, Irontrax
10:50am – 11:00am—Break
11:00am – 11:50am—Classic Cars - David H. Kinney, ASA, USAppraisal
11:50am – 1:00pm—Lunch on your own
1:00pm – 1:50pm—Mining - Charles W. Ruth, ASA, Professional Appraisal Services, Inc.
1:50pm – 2:00pm—Break
2:00pm – 2:50pm—Food Processing/Microbrewery - Otto Cuyler, Cuyler FoodPro
2:50pm – 3:00pm—Break
3:00pm – 3:50pm—Helicopters - Sharon A. Desfor, ASA, HeliValue$
3:50pm – 4:00pm—Break
4:00pm – 4:50pm—Round Table Discussion

Meet our Presenters - View Presenter's Bios


Continuing Professional Education

Conference qualifies for 14 hours of CE & CPE credits. The American Society of Appraisers is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE sponsors.

Who Should Attend?

Appraisers, equipment management professionals, remarketers and industry service providers.

View attendees and photos from past conferences.


"The presenters not only know the market, they are the market, and the information they shared was invaluable."  —Paul R. Wride, SVP Manager - Equipment Sales & Dispositions, Banc of America Leasing.

"The conference packed in a lot of valuable information for the dollars spent and would recommend it."  —Mark Ulrich, ASA, Senior Equipment Analyst, U.S. Bank Equipment Finance.


A block of rooms is being held for attendees of the 2015 Equipment Valuation Conference at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade, 420 Superior Ave. East, Cleveland, OH 44114. A special discounted rate of $139 plus tax, single/double occupancy, is offered to attendees. Check in time is 3:00 pm, and check-out time is Noon.

SAVE $70 off average daily room rate! Make hotel reservations through Tuesday, May 12, 2015! Reservations after this date are based on availability and may be at a higher rate.

You MUST use this link: to receive ASA discount rate. Questions about reservations, call (800) 633-7313.

Getting There

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade is 13 miles from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Taxis are easily accessible the airport and the cost should range between $40-$50. For further information about this property, including driving directions, visit their web site.


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*Any opinions presented in the sessions are those of the instructor(s) and do not represent the official
position of the firms the individual instructors represent, sponsors or the American Society of Appraisers.


For more information contact Joseph Santora, ASA or call (440) 237-0800.