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June 6-7, 2017
8:00am - 5:00pm

 Metropolitan at The 9
2017 E 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115

$795 Member; $895 Non-Member

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6th 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 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.


The conference will feature two full days of sessions on the latest trends and issues impacting the machinery & equipment market presented by leading professionals.


Additional value-added special events: Pre-Conference 7-Hour USPAP Update class with machinery and technical specialties focus (separate registration required); Conference Welcome Reception (included); and offsite Tours (included).


Monday, June 5, 2017
8:00am-5:30pm—Pre-Conference—7-Hour USPAP Update class*
*Separate registration required
4:30pm-6:00pm—Registration - The Vault
6:00pm-8:00pm—Conference Welcome Reception**—Azure Sun Lounge (Included)
**Wristband is required, receive at Registration

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 (Day One)
7:00am-8:30am—Opening Speaker - Mekael Teshome
8:50am-9:40am—Plastics— Kenneth M. Heyse, ASA
9:40am-10:30am—Transportation— Michael J. Holck, ASA 
10:50am-11:40am—Construction— Steve Udelson
11:40am-1:15pm—Lunch on Own
1:15pm-2:05pm—Healthcare— Douglas R. Krieser, ASA
2:30pm-3:20pm—Energy— Scott Schauer 
3:20pm-4:10pm—Food Processing - Otto Cuyler

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 (Day Two)
7:00am-8:30am—Mock Trial— John J. Connolly III, ASA
8:50am-9:40am—M&R Provisions— Kevin J. Sensenbrenner, ASA
9:40am-10:30am—Machine Tools - Mike Clark
10:50am-11:40am—Helicopters— Sharon A. Desfor, ASA
1:00pm-5:00pm— Jergens, Inc. – sponsored by Direct Forklift and Equipment


Continuing Professional Education

Conference qualifies for up to 14 hours of ASA CE credits.

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.


Metropolitan at The 9
2017 E 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
Reserve lodging online or call 1-855-696-4735
Mention "American Society of Appraisers Conference" to receive group discount rate.
Rate expires May 15, 2017

Getting There

Metropolitan at The 9 is 13 miles/30 minutes 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.