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June 8-9, 2016
8:00am - 5:30pm

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

$795 Member; $895 Non-Member

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5th 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.

New for 2016

Positive attendee reviews and feedback, along with the doubling of the event’s attendance by a growing audience of appraisers, equipment management professionals, remarketers and industry service providers, recognizing the conference’s ROI, have led to the event moving to a larger venue to accommodate the increased presence.

View video invitation from conference organizer, Joseph M. Santora, ASA.

Sessions scheduled include:

Meet our presenters - learn more about their backgrounds and expertise.


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


Tuesday, June 7, 2016
8:00am - 5:30pm—Pre-Conference 7-Hour USPAP Update & Appraisal Report Writing Update classes*
4:30pm -  6:00pm—Registration - The Vault
6:00pm - 8:00pm—Conference Welcome Reception**—Azure Sun Lounge (Included)
*Separate registration required **Wristband is required, receive at Registration

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (Day 1)
6:30am – 7:45am—Breakfast - The Vault
7:45am – 8:00am—Opening Remarks - Joesph M. Santora, ASA
8:00am – 9:30am—Economy - Mekael Teshome, PNC Financial Services Group
9:30am – 9:45am—Break
9:45am – 10:35am—Transportation - Michael E. Winterfeld, ASA, Taylor & Martin, Inc. Auctioneers
10:35am – 10:50am—Break
10:50am – 11:45am—Mining - Mark A. Craig, ASA, Craig & Associates 
11:45am – 12:45pm—Box Lunch Provided
12:45pm - 5:00pm—Exact Crane & Equipment Tour, Meet in Lobby
1:00pm - 2:00pm—The Greak Lakes Towing Company pre-tour presentations, Mint Ballroom
1:00pm – 2:00pm— The Great Lakes Tour leaves.***
***Steel toe shoes required

Thursday, June 9, 2016 (Day 2)
6:30am – 7:45am—Breakfast - The Vault
7:45am – 8:00am—Remarks
8:00am – 8:50am—Oil & Gas - Brad Hartsburg, ASA, Fortress Machinery Appraisals
8:50am – 9:00am—Break
9:00am – 9:50am—Aircraft - Jeffrey Dunn, ASA, Citizens Asset Finance
9:50am – 10:40am—Banking Regulations - David L. Helle, ASA, PNC Investments
10:40am – 10:50am—Break
10:50am – 11:40am—Machine Tools - Thomas M. Hazelhurst, Machinery Management
11:40am – 12:50am—Lunch on your own
12:50am – 1:40pm—USPAP - R. Lee Robinette, ASA, Collateral Evaluation Associates, Inc.
1:40pm – 1:50pm—Break
1:50pm – 2:40pm—Forklifts - Andy Decker, FLEXX Corporation
2:40pm –3:30pm—Construction - Dean Siddle, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers 
3:30pm – 3:40pm—Break
3:40pm – 4:40pm—Residual Setting - Will Tefft, CapitalSource & Kevin Sennsenbrenner, ASA, Stonebriar Commercial Finance LLC



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.


Due to overwhelming demand rooms at the Conference hotel are now sold out!

Additional lodging options at nearby hotels include:

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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Sponsorship opportunities available - view opportunities or call (800) 272-8258. Download Sponsorship Agreement.

*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.