The pandemic has not put a crimp in the quality of the sessions and speakers you expect to see at the annual conference of the American Society of Appraisers. Plus, the agenda has some names you don’t see every day, such as Bradford Cornell (UCLA) on the “Big Market Delusion” and Roger G. Ibbotson (Yale, Zebra Capital Management) on “Popularity: Pricing and Premiums.” The event, the 2020 ASA International Conference, will be virtual online October 12-13. For more information and the agenda, click here. A notable feature of this year’s event is that, if you miss a session (and there 70 of them!), they will be available on demand after the conference is over.
Check out the platform: BVWire took a walkthrough tour of the 3D vFairs platform the ASA will use, and it looks very interesting. You start off in a virtual lobby, where you can access the scheduled presentations, explore the exhibit hall, wander into the networking lounge, or check out a silent auction. There’s even an info desk if you have questions. You can do a walkthrough if you click here.