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GREETINGS FROM THE CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
The 2007 NAA NAA
Nomina Anatomica Avium. Education Conference Committee invites you to experience the largest national show in the multifamily housing industry--the 2007 NAA Education Conference & Exposition exposition or exhibition, term frequently applied to an organized public fair or display of industrial and artistic productions, designed usually to promote trade and to reflect cultural progress. , June 28-30 in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , NV.
Fitting with the 2007 Education Conference theme, Making a Difference, we are asking you to invest in yourself and your career by attending the NAA Education Conference. Conference evaluations from last year show that NAA attendees have been asking for better education sessions--and we listened. In 2007 NAA is providing eight focused education tracks featuring more than 50 education sessions with speakers who have the expertise and experience to educate attendees in: the professional development, leadership, human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. , technology, specialty housing, small/independent owner, maintenance and marketing.
On page four is a chart describing the education session tracks. In addition, each track is identified by its own color to make it easier for you to find what session you are looking to attend. Please be sure to check out the wonderful detailed education session schedule and highlights on pages 4-8 that NAA has organized for conference attendees.
Several top-rated NAA speakers return to share their expertise, including Tom Asacker, Dan Thurmon, Larry and Megan Johnson and the Apartment All-Stars, who will kick-off the education program by motivating and preparing you for an outstanding conference!
New speakers added to the NAA education schedule include J. Walker Smith, described by Fortune magazine as "one of America's leading analysts of consumer trends," Mel Kleiman, a leading expert on hiring hourly employees and Julia King Professor Julia King CBE FREng is the Vice-Chancellor of Aston University
Prof King graduated from the University of Cambridge (New Hall) with a degree in natural sciences. Her PhD, also from Cambridge, was in materials. Tamang of LERN LERN London Evolutionary Research Network (UK)
LERN Local Emergency Response Neighbourhood , who will bring you information that works.
Individual education sessions include personal development and motivation topics, strategies and solutions for small owners, special sessions for property managers to help them do their jobs better and with less stress, demographic trends--who are the future new apartment residents and employees--and up-to-the minute trends. All of that education is complemented by three common interest roundtables where industry professionals will share best practices in peer to peer exchanges facilitated by industry dynamos Dynamos may mean:
In addition to the education sessions, timely keynote keynote /key·note/ (ke´not) in homeopathy, the characteristic property of a drug that indicates its use in treating a similar symptom of disease. speakers at the General Sessions will give attendees an incomparable (mathematics) incomparable - Two elements a, b of a set are incomparable under some relation <= if neither a <= b, nor b <= a. education experience. On Thursday, June 28, join NAA for "An Afternoon With The Mannings." Archie Manning Elisha Archie Manning (born May 19, 1949) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He is the father of current Indianapolis Colts starting quarterback Peyton Manning, current New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning, and former Ole Miss , All-Pro quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
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Wholly absorbing or engrossing one's attention; fascinating: The last chapter was so riveting that I was reading past midnight. presentation of Chris Gardner Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a self-made millionaire, entrepreneur, motivational speaker and philanthropist who, during the early 1980s, struggled with homelessness while raising his toddler son, Christopher, Jr. , who describes how he overcame being homeless while raising his young son into being a successful businessman. Gardner's life story was made into the hit movie The Pursuit of Happyness, which earned Will Smith (playing Chris Gardner) an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
During the three-day NAA Education Conference & Exposition, more than 700 booths will be filled with companies showcasing their latest products and services to help multifamily housing professionals stay ahead of the pack in today's competitive market. The trade show floor will provide an opportunity to discuss products and services that can assist multifamily housing professionals at every level in the industry. While on the tradeshow floor, be sure to check out the Grand Prize that is being sponsored by the Platinum sponsors that will be awarded on Saturday afternoon. One lucky conference attendee at·tend·ee
One who is present at or attends a function. See Usage Note at -ee1.
a person who is present at a specified event
Noun 1. will walk away with one of the following on Saturday afternoon: $30,000 cash or a 2007 new convertible car--which would you choose?
After the education sessions and exhibits during the day, you won't want to miss the fun and exciting evening events we have planned! On Thursday night, join your fellow attendees at the Opening Party, sponsored by the National Supplier's Council (NSC NSC
National Security Council
Noun 1. NSC - a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency ). The NSC Sponsored Opening Party is the perfect opportunity for attendees to kick-off the conference on a high-note. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to connect with your fellow attendees and enjoy a taste of NAN NaN - Not-a-Number Then, on Saturday evening, plan on getting down with The World Classic Rockers World Classic Rockers is a rock supergroup formed in 1994.
The band, founded by former Steppenwolf guitarist Nick St. Nicholas, was created to spotlight former members of well-known rock groups. (WCR WCR Women's Council of Realtors (since 1938; Chicago, Illinois)
WCR Warren Commission Report
WCR Working Capital Requirement (finance)
WCR Wheelchair Ramp
WCR West Coast Repository
WCR Whole-Carcass-Rinse ) at the Closing Gala. WCR features former members of Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) (or IPA pronunciation: [lɛ'nɝd skɪ'nɝd]) is an iconic U.S. Southern rock band. , Steppenwolf and Toto. Don't miss the fun as four lucky NAA members get to sing a set with the band! Come see for yourself who is crowned NAP (1) See network access protection.
(2) (Network Access Point) The first public Internet exchange points (IXPs). Established by the National Science Foundation in the early 1990s, they were set up to provide a standard way to exchange packets for , Idol idol, an object, frequently an image, which is worshiped as a deity. Idols are usually found in human or animal form and may be treated as though alive; they are fed, bathed, anointed, crowned, and sometimes even provided with a consort. !
The 2007 NAA Education Conference & Exposition is the best value in multifamily housing education and offers you an incredible value for your registration dollar. Please join me and thousands of industry professionals in Las Vegas at the education conference and exposition that you cannot afford to miss! You will not find a better opportunity to learn, grow and network anywhere else. See you in Las Vegas!
2007 NAA Education Conference Chair
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Atomic Energy Commission Chair/Co-Conference Chair
Don't miss the premier education event for the multifamily housing industry! This year's conference education schedule offers something for everyone and is an education experience that's driven by your feedback. The 2007 education program promises to deliver provocative information and useful take-aways for critical issues facing the multifamily housing industry. Take a look at the education program highlights:
* NEW FEATURE! Eight Education Tracks
* 50 Education Sessions--The Most Ever Offered!
* Six Concurrent Education Series
* Three Shared Interest Roundtables
* National Experts to Share Their Insight
* NAA Designation Continuing Education continuing education: see adult education.
or adult education
Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904). Credits (CECs) Available
Planning your personal education experience just got easier as all of the education sessions are divided into eight different education tracks. Each education track represents a unique subject area. To make it easy for you, the tracks have been color-coded so you can choose the track(s) that interests you. Have fun!
Education Track Descriptions
Human Resources--Workforce related concerns impact every supervisor, manager or owner from effectively sourcing new hires and reducing turnover to sustaining a positive work environment and motivating employees for high performance. The sessions in this track will offer tips and strategies for hiring, coaching and retention.
Leadership--A leader's challenge is to effectively influence others to reach company goals. Sessions in this track will provide a wide variety of perspectives from inside and outside of the industry.
Maintenance & Asset Preservation--The multifamily housing industry is responsible for billions of dollars in real estate with a charge to maximize value and return on investment. Sessions in this track will inform you about current trends that directly impact the assets you manage.
Marketing & Leasing--This track includes all new marketing and leasing sessions including a took at diversity in the rental market plus consumer trends that impact the rental consumer, branding strategy and motivating resident loyalty.
Independent/Small Owner--Sessions in this track will provide many strategies and solutions for small owners on a diverse range of topics that fit their needs. Choose from hiring strategies for small owners, enhancing negotiation skills, financing options or discussions about operations and best practices.
Specialty Housing--This track is multifaceted--it includes accessible, student, privatized military, senior and Section 42 housing. Sessions in this track will provide a fascinating look at innovations in these areas, and information on the newest developments to keep your operations on course.
Technology--Technology-we love it and sometimes we hate it. Sessions in this track offer technology solutions for efficiency, management and excellent customer service!
Wild Card!--These are sessions that simply couldn't be left out. They'll make you think, make you better at what you do and make you a better you.
Shared Interest Roundtables provide industry professionals the opportunity to share best practices in three different peer to peer exchanges facilitated by industry dynamos. All shared interest roundtables are scheduled for Friday, June 29.
Attention NAAEI NAAEI National Auctioneers Association Education Institute designates: NALP, CAM, CAPS, CAS and CAMT CAMT Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician
CAMT Canadian Association for Music Therapy
CAMT Colorado Association for Music Therapy
CAMT Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy
CAMT Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching ! You can fulfill ful·fill also ful·fil
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1. To bring into actuality; effect: fulfilled their promises.
2. your annual designation CEC (Central Electronic Complex) The set of hardware that defines a mainframe, which includes the CPU(s), memory, channels, controllers and power supplies included in the box. Some CECs, such as IBM's Multiprise 2000 and 3000, include data storage devices as well. requirements at the conference. Each education session you attend is worth one (1) CEC. Attend one session in each series and your CEC requirement will be fulfilled ful·fill also ful·fil
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2. . (CECs must be properly reported to NAAEI).
Education Program Highlights
Track: Wild Card!
Dan Thurmon, CSP (1) (Certified Systems Professional) An earlier award for successful completion of an ICCP examination in systems development. See ICCP.
(2) (Commerce Service P , Speaking with Visual Impact[TM]
Off Balance On Purpose
Thursday, June 28 8:45 am-10:15 am Thursday, June 28 10:30 am-12.00 pm
Dan returns to the NAA stage to ask the questions "Are you losing the battle to 'achieve balance' in your life? Are you expecting enormous energy, yet experiencing more stress than success?" Perhaps it's time It's Time was a successful political campaign run by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) under Gough Whitlam at the 1972 election in Australia. Campaigning on the perceived need for change after 23 years of conservative (Liberal Party of Australia) government, Labor put forward a to stop chasing the unrealistic fantasy of living 'on balance' and embrace the philosophy of living Off Balance. On Purpose. Let's face it--you must be off balance to initiate positive change. Off balance is how we achieve our goals. Dan will teach you to take back control of your decisions, leverage your resources and build momentum to follow through.
Track: Marketing & Leasing
J. Walker Smith, Yankelovich, Inc.
Consumers Are in Control ... And They Mean Business: A Yankelovich Monitor Perspective on the Consumer Empowerment em·pow·er
tr.v. em·pow·ered, em·pow·er·ing, em·pow·ers
1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority. See Synonyms at authorize.
Thursday, June 28 8:45 am-10:15 am
J. Walker Smith, Ph.D., is President of Yankelovich, Inc., a marketing services consultancy specializing in consumer lifestyle trends and database targeting solutions. Described by Fortune magazine as "one of America's leading analysts of consumer trends," Walker is a much sought after speaker and authority on social trends in America. Yankelovich delivers measurable breakthroughs in marketing productivity for its clients. Unique database and segmentation solutions, plus unparalleled information-based insights into consumer motivations and lifestyles, identify specific, tangible opportunities for competitive advantage by moving clients from simplistic sim·plism
The tendency to oversimplify an issue or a problem by ignoring complexities or complications.
[French simplisme, from simple, simple, from Old French; see simple targeting to advanced productivity solutions. Walker will offer compelling information about consumer behaviors and consumer trends with specific emphasis on rental consumers.
Larry Johnson & Meagan Johnson, Johnson Training Group
Zap the Gap! Solving the Generational Puzzle “Puzzle solving” redirects here. For the concept in Thomas Kuhn's philosophy of science, see normal science.
A puzzle is a problem or enigma that challenges ingenuity.
Thursday, June 28 8:45 am-10:15 am
Back by popular demand, this father-daughter team always delivers. Larry & Meagan share their customer expertise in fast-paced, solution-packed sessions. Never before has there been four generations in the workplace and the marketplace at the same time. Never before has there been such an opportunity for collaboration Working together on a project. See collaborative software. . Never before has there been such an opportunity for conflict. Meagan and Larry Johnson are here to help us navigate (1) "Surfing the Web." To move from page to page on the Web.
(2) To move through the menu structure in a software application. the challenging generational waters. In their unique presentation they want you to have fun and consider a different way of thinking--for a better way of living with all the generations.
Here are additional sessions from Larry and Meagan Johnson:
Track: Marketing & Leasing
Larry Johnson, Johnson Training Group
Getting Them to Renew Their Lease: How to Build Customer Loyalty
Friday, June 29 9:45 am-11:15 am
Track: Wild Card!
Megan Johnnson, Johnson Training Group
How To Stay Calm & Keep Your Cool With Difficult Residents
Friday, June 29 8:30 am-9:30 am
Track: Marketing & Leasing
Tom Asacker, A Clear Eye
A Clear Eye for Residents: Why People Choose, Adopt and Recommend and What You Can Do About It
Thursday, June 28 10:30 am-12:00 pm Friday, June 29 9:45 am-11:15 am
NAA's top-rated 2006 Education Conference speaker returns with a new program. Based on his forthcoming book, A Clear Eye for Customers, this thought provoking pro·vok·ing
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations: a provoking delay at the airport.
pro·vok , entertaining and information-packed session will provide you and your team with insightful and actionable Giving sufficient legal grounds for a lawsuit; giving rise to a Cause of Action.
An act, event, or occurrence is said to be actionable when there are legal grounds for basing a lawsuit on it. answers to the most important questions in business today: How do I differentiate myself and my property in today's hypercompetitive marketplace? How do I find and connect with today's savvy, skeptical and well-connected consumer? How do I get noticed in a noisy Noisy is the name or part of the name of six communes of France:
1. A confused or disordered state or collection; a jumble: sorted through the clutter in the attic.
2. A confused noise; a clatter.
v. marketplace? How do I deliver my message in a way that it is understood, believed, remembered, and has a lasting impact? How do I give my message the best chance of actually changing my audience's opinions and behavior? Don't miss this engaging session!
Track: Human Resources
Chason Hecht, Retensa
Workforce Retention Strategies
Thursday, June 29 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Chason Hecht is an advocate and innovator of employee retention strategies and the Founder and President of Retensa. Above all, his career path showed him the importance of integrating technology and workforce management Workforce Management (WFM) encompasses all the responsibilities for maintaining a productive and happy workforce. Sometimes referred to as HRMS systems, or even the larger ERP systems (Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP). There are many software vendors within this space. , ultimately leading to the creation of Retensa. Retensa built the scientific approach to reduce employee turnover. Seven out of 10 managers were completely unaware that their departing de·part
v. de·part·ed, de·part·ing, de·parts
1. To go away; leave.
2. To die.
3. employee was seeking another job and 94% of turnover is preventable. Employee turnover does not have to be a cost of doing business. Join Chason in his session to learn more about how your organization can recruit and retain a high-performing workforce.
Track: Independent/Small Owner
Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions
IMPACT Hiring for the Small Organization
Friday, June 29 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Nothing is more critical to the success of any business than attracting, hiring and keeping the right people. Most hiring managers and small business owners however, have little, if any training or education in the skills and systems needed to do it right.
This is a proven, hard-hitting, practical session that covers all the "best practices" when it comes to recruiting, interviewing, selecting and keeping the best.
Additional sessions from Mel Kleiman include:
Track: Human Resources
Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions
What World-Class Organizations Do to Hire & Retain the Best Managers & Professional Staff
Friday, June 29 8:30 am-9:30 am
Track: Human Resources
Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions
Tools, Tips and Techniques for Recruiting, Selecting & Retaining the Best Front-Line Employees
Saturday, June 30 9:15 am-10:15 am
Track: Human Resources
Donna Olson, Olson Training & Professional Growth Seminars & Anne Sadovsky, Anne Sadovsky Company
Life Views Told in Black and White: Dancing the "Two Step"--Dealing with Discrimination and Harassment Ask a Lawyer
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Friday, June 29 9:45 am-11:15 am
Don't miss two dynamic speakers give their life views, told in black and white on two subjects making headline news--harassment and discrimination. Are you and your company dancing this two-step? Harassment and discrimination create unhealthy and unproductive customer and work environments Learn how to protect your employees and your organization from turmoil by attending this session that will educate and guide you to proven best practices, guidelines guidelines,
n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks. and resources to enable your organization to create and maintain a respectful re·spect·ful
Showing or marked by proper respect.
re·spectful·ly adv. workplace--today!
Track: Marketing & Leasing
The Apartment All-Stars
Saturday, June 30 9:15 am-10:15 am
Join NAA in welcoming back The Apartment All-Stars. They guarantee a cutting edge program that's appropriate for your changing apartment market. The All-Stars will jump-start your day with a fast-paced, rapid-fire session where all four speakers share the best in leasing, marketing, resident retention, customer service, curb appeal, closing and more. Just in time to prepare for another leasing season, learn how to be the Master of your own YOUniverse. Prepare to be immersed im·merse
tr.v. im·mersed, im·mers·ing, im·mers·es
1. To cover completely in a liquid; submerge.
2. To baptize by submerging in water.
3. and inspired and become a sales expert--all custom-tailored to your personality. Explore new ideas "New Ideas" is the debut single by Scottish New Wave/Indie Rock act The Dykeenies. It was first released as a Double A-side with "Will It Happen Tonight?" on July 17, 2006. The band also recorded a video for the track. , learn staff training techniques, discover simple improvements to your resident amenities, as well as how improved wording on letters and notices ensures that your residents know how much you appreciate them. What does it take to retain residents these days? Parties are definitely back in style, but what else can you do to create that one of a kind feeling that keeps your residents renewing year after year? Rediscover Re`dis`cov´er
v. t. 1. To discover again.
Verb 1. rediscover - discover again; "I rediscovered the books that I enjoyed as a child" your inner desire to serve your residents, your coworkers and your family, then see what's in it for you.
2007 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
TUESDAY, JUNE 26
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
NAAPAC NAAPAC National Apartment Association Political Action Committee Golf Tournament at TPC (Transaction Processing Performance Council, San Francisco, CA, www.tpc.org) An organization devoted to benchmarking transaction processing systems. In order to derive the number of transactions that can be processed in a given time frame, TPC benchmarks measure the total performance of The Canyons
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
NAA Registration Area Open
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
NAA/NAAEI Committee Meetings
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
NAA Registration Area Open
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
NAA/NAAEI Committee Meetings
3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
NAA Region Meetings
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
NAA Board of Directors & Assembly of Delegates Meeting
THURSDAY, JUNE 28 7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Exhibitor Move-In 7:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. NAA Registration Area 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Conference Kick-off Celebration 8:45 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.--A SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS A1: Track: Wild Card! Off Balance On Purpose Dan Thurmon, CSP, Speaking with Visual Impact[TM] A2: Track: Leadership Zap the Gap! Solving the Generational Puzzle Larry Johnson, CSP & Meagan Johnson, CSP, Johnson Training Group A3: Track: Human Resources Who Will Take Your Next Job? Ball State University Job Corps A4: Track: Specialty Housing Military Housing Moderator: Joe Sharp, CAPS, Actus LendLease A5: Track: Independent/Small Owner Finance & Capital Strategies Moderator: Andre Shashaty, Apartment Finance Today A6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation First Impressions (Exterior Trends) Diana Beck, Freedom Furniture A7: Track: Marketing & Leasing Consumers Are in Control ... And They Mean Business: A Yankelovich Monitor Perspective on the Consumer Empowerment Revolution J. Walker Smith, Yankelovich, Inc. A8: Track: Technology Manage by Exception: Central Reporting Kristy Simonette, Camden Property Trust Mark Van Tilberg, Archon Residential Management 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.--B SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS B1: Track: Wild Card! Off Balance On Purpose Dan Thurmon, CSP, Speaking with Visual Impact[TM] B2: Track: Leadership Insight, Inspiration & Invitation Chris Lee, CEL and Associates, Inc. B3: Track: Human Resources Workforce Retention Strategy Chason Hecht, Retensa B4: Track: Specialty Housing Section 42: Sustaining Affordable Homes Moderator: Kris Cook, National Affordable Housing Management Association B5: Track: Independent/Small Owner Operational Hints for the Small Owner Moderator: Dan Lieberman, Horizon Management Group B6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation Really Cool Ideas From Across the Country Moderator: Deane Dolben, CAPS, The Dolben Company B7: Track: Marketing & Leasing A Clear Eye For Residents: Why People Choose, Adopt and Recommend and What You Can Do About It Tom Asacker, A Clear Eye B8: Track: Technology CIO Panel: Web-Based Software Moderator: Todd Katler, LevelOne 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.--Box Lunch 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.--OPENING GENERAL SESSION--PEYTON & ARCHIE MANNING 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.--EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING RECEPTION 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.--MAINTENANCE MANIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.--NSC SPONSORED OPENING PARTY ***Ticketed Event*** FRIDAY, JUNE 29 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.--NAA Registration Area Open 8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.--Property Tours ***Ticketed Event*** 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.--C SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS C1: Track: Wild Card! How to Stay Calm & Keep Your Cool With Difficult Residents Meagan Johnson, CSP, Johnson Training Group C2: Track: Leadership Healthy Work Culture Ron Matson, Wichita State University C3: Track: Human Resources What World Class Organizations Do to Hire the Best Professional Staff Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions C4: Track: Specialty Housing Student Housing Moderator: Lucy Simone, JPI C5: Track: Independent/Small Owner Negotiation: Build Lifetime Relationships and STILL Get More Julia King Tamang, LERN C6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation Staying on Trend (Interior Design) Diana Beck, Freedom Furniture C7: Track: Marketing & Leasing Beyond Diversified Marketing and Into NOI Growth With the Hispanic Renter Elsa Morales, For Rent Media Services; Lourdes Sanchez, LEXI Consulting Services C8: Track: Technology Cool Technology: Making Us Better and Improving the Bottom Line Moderator: Paul Kaliades, Renters Legal Liability Insurance C9: Track: Shared Interest Roundtables Training & Development Professionals 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.--D SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS D1: Track: Wild Card! Industry Benchmarking: What's Really Going on Out There? Tracey Hopkins, JumpStart Marketing; Lisa Trosien, ApartmentExpert.com D2: Track: Leadership Getting Them to Renew Their Lease-How to Build Customer Loyalty Larry Johnson, CSP, Johnson Training Group D3: Track: Human Resources Life Views Told in Black & White: Dancing the "Two-Step"--Dealing with Discrimination and Harassment Donna Olson, Olson Training & Professional Growth Seminars Anne Sadovsky, Anne Sadovsky Company D4: Track: Specialty Housing Accessible Housing Julia Bemish, PhD., Virginia Tech D5: Track: Independent/Small Owner Cover Your Assets G K Mangelson, National Foundation for Asset Protection D6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation In Search of the Durable A Bob Koch, Fugleberg Koch Architects, Inc. D7: Track: Marketing & Leasing A Clear Eye for Residents: Why People Choose, Adopt and Recommend and What You Can Do About It Tom Asacker, A Clear Eye D8: Track: Technology Powerhouse Your Web Site and Brochure to Magnetize Residents Julia King Tamang, LERN D9: Track: Shared Interest Roundtables Vendor Relations 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.--E SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS E1: Track: Wild Card! Business Writing Alex Jackiw, CPM, CAPS, Buckingham Management LLC E2: Track: Leadership Stress: Why You Have Ulcers & Zebras Don't Julie King Tamang, LERN E3: Track: Human Resources Generations in the Workplace Michelle LaPierre, Marriott Corporation E4: Track: Specialty Housing Avoiding Fair Housing Pitfalls for Maintenance & Vendors Moderator: Doug Chasick, CAS,CAPS, CPM, Advanced RAM,CLP, CallSource E5: Track: Independent/Small Owner IMPACT Hiring for the Small Organization Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions E6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation The 1980's: A Decade That Won't Go Away Terry Danner, Riverstone Residential Group; Malcolm McComb, CB Richard Ellis Matthew Rotan, Apartment Realty Advisors; Greg Wilier, M/PF Yieldstar E7: Track: Marketing & Leasing Getting Them to Renew Their Lease-How to Build Customer Loyalty Larry Johnson, CSP, Johnson Training Group E8: Track: Technology Save Money--Go Electric! Automated Payments Are Making the Difference in Resident Screening & Profitability Moderator: Ryan Gilbert, Property Bridge E9: Track: Shared Interest Roundtables Hot Topics in the Industry 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.--GENERAL SESSION--60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.-EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 6:30 p.m. OPEN NIGHT FOR SUPPLIER EVENTS SATURDAY, JUNE 30 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.--NAA Registration Area 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.--Lyceum Summit 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.--F SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS F1: Track: Wild Card! From Five Course Dinners to Airport Snack Counters Colleen Doyle, American Cancer Society F2: Track: Leadership Accountability: Recognizing and Developing Responsible Employees Ron Matson, Wichita State University F3: Track: Human Resources Tools, Tips and Techniques for Hiring Better Frontline Employees Mel Kleiman, Hourly Human Resource Solutions F4: Track: Specialty Housing New Designs for Boomers Julia Bemish, PhD., Virginia Tech; Rosemary Goss, PhD., Virginia Tech F5: Track: Independent/Small Owner No Vacancy! 10 Practical Tips for Success Robert Helms, The RealEstate Guys; Russell Gray, The RealEstate Guys F6: Track: Maintenance & Asset Preservation 10 Ways Maintenance Can Improve Your Bottom Line Moderator: Dan Lieberman, Horizon Management Group F7: Track: Marketing & Leasing The Apartment All-Stars Kate Good, ApartmentMarketing.com; Tracey Hopkins, JumpStart Marketing Lisa Trosien, ApartmentExpert.com; Mindy Williams, RentandRetain.com F8: Track: Technology Technology ROI-Tools or Toys? (Stop Playing & Start Performing) Lisa Benson, Ellipse Communications; Esther Bonardi, Drucker & Falk, LCC Julie Marie Irvin, Keystone Resources, Inc. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. NAAEI PRESENTS: CHRIS GARDNER--The Pursuit of Happyness 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. TRADE SHOW PARTY, LUNCH & GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Chris Gardner Book Signing on Trade Show Floor 2:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Tear-down 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 2008 Education Conference Committee Meeting 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PARAGON Awards Ceremony 7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CLOSING GALA RECEPTION 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. CLOSING GALA--ENTERTAINMENT: The World Classic Rockers NOTE: NAA reserves the right to revise the session schedule as necessary.
2007 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. CONFERENCE KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
This is a perfect networking opportunity if you are new to NAA or if this is your first Education Conference. Join us for a continental breakfast where you can make the most of your education conference experience. Make new friends, mingle and interact with new members, first-time meeting attendees, the NAA Board, committee members and task force members and learn how to maximize your opportunities in NAA and at the Education Conference, too.
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. THURSDAY BOX LUNCH
The Opening Day of the conference is full of great education sessions. To help attendees plan their schedule and maximize their time, NAA will provide a complimentary boxed lunch for full registered conference attendees on Thursday afternoon. Enjoy a delicious lunch and network with your peers, as you get ready to spend an afternoon with Peyton and Archie Manning.
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
OPENING GENERAL SESSION Archie and Peyton Manning Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Colts with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft. An Afternoon with The Mannings
On Thursday June 28 join us as Archie and Peyton Manning of NFL fame kick-off the NAA Education Conference at the Opening General Session. When people think of the Mannings they think football. But Archie and Peyton's appeal transcends their athletic achievements. People far and wide have been inspired by their warm personalities, drive and sense of humor Noun 1. sense of humor - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
sense of humour, humor, humour . Join them as they talk about leadership, change, balance, goal setting, reaching for the top and Making a Difference!
2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING RECEPTION
See for yourself the more than 600 booths that make the NAA show the largest national gathering of buyers and sellers in the multifamily housing industry. Celebrate the opening of the Trade Show as NAA exhibitors showcase the industry's latest products and services. Don't miss out on this opportunity for networking, product demonstrations and information gathering. While you are in the Exhibit Hall, check out the exciting Grand Prize that will be awarded sometime on Saturday afternoon, June 30:$30,000 cash or the title to a 2007 luxury convertible car. Which would you choose? The contest is only open to Full Conference registrants and the winner must be present to win. Restrictions apply. Complete rules and details are available on the NAA Web site. The winner will be announced sometime during the Trade Show on Saturday, June 30, starting at 11:30 a.m. Don't miss out on your chance to win and be sure that you are on the Trade Show Floor when it opens on Saturday!
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. MAINTENANCE MANIA Mania
ancient Roman goddess of the dead. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 159]
See : Death
On Thursday, June 28, plan on seeing who will be crowned the 2007 Maintenance Mania National Champion. Maintenance Mania, a national program offered by the NAA and its affiliates and presented by The Home Depot Supply (THUS), is a competition comprised of six timed events based on frequent maintenance issues plus a race car competition.
The ten teams competing at the Nationals in Las Vegas will be the two fastest teams in the five NAA Maintenance Mania regions that will have qualified at an affiliate Maintenance Mania event earlier in the year. The winners get a $500 Home Depot Gift Card in addition to the winning team's management company receiving a $500 Home Depot Gift Card. Don't miss this first-time event!
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. NSC SPONSORED OPENING PARTY
On Thursday night, join your fellow attendees at the Opening Party, sponsored by the National Suppliers Council (NSC). There will be plenty of food and drink--don't miss this exciting opportunity to connect with your fellow attendees and enjoy a taste of NAA! This is a ticketed event. A full conference registration includes a ticket to the NSC Sponsored Opening Party. Trade Show only attendees and exhibit booth staff must purchase a ticket. If you do not have a Full Conference Registration, tickets are $I00.
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. PROPERTY TOURS--(TICKETED EVENT)
See Las Vegas' best and brightest multifamily properties on this tour. Hosts from the Apartment Association of Las Vegas will describe the areas as well as the properties that you will see. Sign up early as space is limited. This is a ticketed event and is NOT included with a Full Conference Registration. Tickets are $55.
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. E SERIES EDUCATION SESSIONS WITH LUNCH
For all full Conference Registrants, maximize your time and grab a bag lunch before you enter the E Series Education Sessions. Not only will you be able to eat while you are learning, but you can take the bag home with you and use it again and again.
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. GENERAL SESSION 60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl
Lesley Stahl has been a 60 Minutes correspondent since March 1991. Prior to joining 60 Minutes, Stahl served as CBS News White House correspondent during the Carter and Reagan presidencies and part of the term of George H.W. Bush Noun 1. George H.W. Bush - vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
George Herbert Walker Bush, President Bush, George Bush, Bush . Her reports appeared frequently on the CBS Evening News CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. . Her experiences covering Washington for more than 20 years became the subject of her book, Reporting Live (Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
U.S. publishing company. It was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon (1899–1960) and M. Lincoln Schuster (1897–1970), whose initial project, the original crossword-puzzle book, was a best-seller. , 1999). The stories she has covered while at CBS News range from Watergate Watergate
political intrigue leading to resignation of Pres. Nixon. [Am. Hist.: EB, X: 568–569]
See : Conspiracy
scandals involving Nixon’s administration (1972). [Am. Hist. in 1972 on through the 1981 assassination Assassination
See also Murder.
Fanatical Moslem sect that smoked hashish and murdered Crusaders (11th—12th centuries). [Islamic Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 52]
conspirator and assassin of Julius Caesar. [Br. attempt on President Reagan and the 1991 Gulf War. She has reported on every US-Russian summit meeting since 1978, every economic summit of industrialized in·dus·tri·al·ize
v. in·dus·tri·al·ized, in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing, in·dus·tri·al·iz·es
1. To develop industry in (a country or society, for example).
2. countries since 1979 and every national political convention and election night since 1974.
2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
Make sure you stop by the Trade Show floor to learn more about the industry's latest products and services and find out who the prize winners were from Thursday. Don't forget to visit the Platinum sponsors to fill out your game card so you can enter the Grand Prize Giveaway: $30,000 cash or the title to a 2007 luxury convertible car. Which would you choose? The contest is only open to Full Conference registrants and the winner must be present to win. Restrictions apply. Complete rules and details are available on the NAA Web site.
SATURDAY, JUNE 30
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. NAA EDUCATION INSTITUTE (NAAEI) PRESENTS Chris Gardner--The Pursuit of Happyness
On Saturday afternoon, don't miss the inspirational in·spi·ra·tion·al
1. Of or relating to inspiration.
2. Providing or intended to convey inspiration.
3. Resulting from inspiration. story of Chris Gardner, as seen on The Oprah Winfrey “Oprah” redirects here. For the show, see The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is the American multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest-rated talk show in television history. Show and in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith as Chris Gardner. Always hard working and tenacious te·na·cious
1. Clinging to another object or surface; adhesive.
2. Holding together firmly; cohesive.
viscid; adhesive. , a series of circumstances CIRCUMSTANCES, evidence. The particulars which accompany a fact.
2. The facts proved are either possible or impossible, ordinary and probable, or extraordinary and improbable, recent or ancient; they may have happened near us, or afar off; they are public or in the early 1980's left Chris Gardner homeless in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden and the sole guardian of his toddler son. Unwilling to give up Chris Jr. or his dream of financial independence, Gardner started at the bottom. A true testament to the perseverance Perseverance
See also Determination.
redid dictionary manuscript burnt in fire. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 752]
Call of the Wild, The
dogs trail steadfastly through Alaska’s tundra. [Am. Lit. it takes to make it from "rags to riches Rags To Riches is a TV show which was broadcast on NBC from 1987 to 1988. It stars Joseph Bologna as Nick Foley, a businessman with a playboy lifestyle. He wants to develop a familyman image so takes in a group of six orphaned girls, moving them into his mansion in Bel-Air, ," Gardner tells his story of overcoming obstacles, breaking cycles and the motivation it takes to make your own success. Listen as he recounts his fears of failure, exhaustion Exhaustion
Situation in which a majority of participants trading in the same asset are either long or short, leaving few investors to take the other side of the transaction when participants wish to close their positions. of pursuit and great appreciation to those that helped him. Gardner's storytelling Storytelling
semi-legendary fabulist of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Harvey, 10]
Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit. captures his audience completely, and his humor humor, according to ancient theory, any of four bodily fluids that determined man's health and temperament. Hippocrates postulated that an imbalance among the humors (blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile) resulted in pain and disease, and that good health was lights up the room.
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. TRADE SHOW LUNCH, PARTY & GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY
On Saturday afternoon, you are invited to the party of the year! After the education ends on Saturday morning, visit the NAA Trade Show for a party that you won't want to miss! Enjoy a delicious lunch, visit the Trade Show floor and get a preview of the 2008 Education Conference & Exposition. The Grand Prize Giveaway will also be awarded with the winner choosing one of the following: $30,000 cash or the title to a 2007 luxury car.
Which one will you choose? Come to the Trade Show floor Saturday afternoon to make the decision between these two incredible Grand Prizes. The time of the prize drawing will not be announced and winners must be present to claim the prize. The winner will be announced sometime after the Trade Show opens at 11:30 a.m, on Saturday, Jun 30. Be sure that you are on the Trade Show floor when it opens so you don't miss your chance to win! Visit www.naahq.org for contest rules.
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PARAGON Paragon - Mark Sherman. IEEE Software (Nov 1991). AWARDS
The Annual NAA PARAGON Awards continues to raise the bar for multifamily housing standards. Please join us in congratulating the 2007 "NAA PARAGON: A Model of Excellence" winners, at this special ceremony on Saturday night. All are invited to attend.
8:00 p.m. CLOSING GALA Entertainment--The World Classic Rockers
On Saturday evening, join NAA and conference attendees as the 2007 Education Conference culminates with an evening to remember. After a cocktail cocktail, short mixed drink originating in the United States and served as an appetizer. It generally has a basis of gin, whisky, rum, or brandy combined with vermouth or fruit juices and often flavored with bitters or grenadine. reception and dinner, get ready to dance the night away as The World Classic Rockers entertain the NAA crowd. WCR features former members of Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steppenwolf and Toto. Don't miss the fun as four lucky NAA members get to sing with the band! A ticket is included with the purchase of a Full Conference registration. A la carte tickets can also be purchased for $125.
2007 LIST OF EXHIBITORS (as of 3/15/07) Company Name Booth # AAA Aprtment Staffing 1430 Access GRP 1253 Advanced Exercise Equipment 873 Advantec--HR 271 Affinity Bank 1076 AIM--Cruise Certificate Incentives 970 Alliance Data 561 Alliance Distributors & Services 1266 American Flooring Alliance 665 American Furniture Rentals 674 American Metering Services 1401 American Pre-Fab Structures 1129 American Utility Management 1134 AmRent CBC 856 AP Signs & Tents 273 Apartment Finder 251 Apartment Guide 319 Apartment Home Living 1002 Apartment News 775 Apartments.com 719 Appletree Answering Service 1335 Appliance Warehouse of America 645 Arbor Contract Carpet 676 ARCS Commercial Mortgage 839 Arthur J Gallagher Ris Management services, Inc. 705 Asset Acceptance LLC 374 Associated Credit & Collection Bureau, Inc. 538 Assurant Specialty Property 264 AT&T 1139 Auth-Florence Manufacturing 875 Automated Collection Services, Inc 1069 Automatic Laundry Company 938 AZUMA Leasing 334 Bader Company 338 Baja Construction Co 871 Bayer Environmental Science 757 BCI Burke Company, LLC 675 BELFOR USA 239 Benson Media 1107 Beyond Wine and Cheese Marketing 1104 Bostonpost Technology 277 Bright House Networks 954 Brinks Locks (Hampton Products International) 971 Business Insurance Group 368 Buyers Access 835 C and R Consulting 272 CallMaX 658 CallSource 1045 Capture The Market, Inc. 376 CLASS/The Leasing Workshop 958 Coinmach Corporation 945 Comcast 129 Commercial Water and Energy Co 1007 Congoleum Corporation 1065 Conservice 1119 Consumer Collection Management Inc 1201 CORT Business Services 751 Coverguardian, Inc. 473 Creative laundry Systems 977 DASI Cost Segregation Group 1177 Davidte Controls 1255 DeNyse Signs, Inc. 1023 Diamond Rentals Inc 1157 DirecSupply Inc 1230 Disaster America 1070 Disaster Kleenup International 475 Dogipot 435 Domin-8 Enterprise Solutions 1125 DoorKing, Inc. 806 Duron Paints 1245 Earthworks Flooring inspired by nature 1237 Elements, Inc. 670 Ellipse Group, Inc. 372 Endurable Decks 776 Environmental Assurance 1249 Eric Raisman Public Insurance Adjusters 1001 EverGreen Solutions 1005 Fair Collections & Outsourcing 660 Ferretti Furniture 1073 First Advantage SafeRent 951 First Advantage SafeRent 957 Flagship Reconstruction 950 FlowGuard Gold Pipe and Fittings 258 For Rent 529 Frazee 1006 General Electric 761 Goalsetter Systems inc 905 Goodman Manufacturing 1019 Grace Hill Inc 1133 Grosfillex 1034 Guardian Water abd Power 1068 HandyTrac Key Control 235 Hanley Wood Magazines 1051 Hartmarx Consumer Apparel Products 934 HBO 907 Home Box Office(PA) 969 Home Depot Supply, The 351 Horizon Casual, Inc 1000 Hunter Warfield 851 iuntington Partners 906 iCard Gift Card 569 ICI Paints 673 Illustratus--Premium Full Color Newsletters 1060 In The Swim 770 Inovonics Wireless Corp 1151 Instar Services Group L.P. 1145 Intelliverse 855 Interactive Intelligence 1074 Interstock Premium Cabinetry 1154 Intuit Real Estate Solutions 451 ista 535 J & L Distributors 1228 Jani-King International, Inc. 772 Keyper Systems 1165 KeyTrak, Inc. 745 Knot,The 1056 LandlordCollections.com 904 Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John 573 Lead Tracking Solutions 1207 LeasingDesk 935 LevelOne, Inc Love Funding Corporation 803 Louie's Companies, Inc. 519 LPB Energy Consulting 1333 LWWS 969 Mac-Gray 929 Maintenance USA 551 Mannington Mills 1306 Mature Living Choices 268 MCL Financial Group, Inc 774 Merchants Information Solutions, Inc 1258 MeterLogiX LLC 671 Metropolitan Newsletter 664 Minol 1161 Miracle Recreation Equipment 668 Mobile-Shop Co LLC 764 Moen 1331 Mohawk Industries 1064 Morse Watchman 570 Move 735 MSB Resources LLC 373 MultiFamily Solutions 345 Multi-Housing News 805 MyNewPlace 471 NAA Booth 765 NAA Prize Drawing Area 365 National Affordable Housing Association 337 National Credit Systems 1224 National Exemption Services 1164 National Submetering & Utility Allocation Assoc. 902 NCC Business Services 370 Network Multifamily Security 845 Nuset Lock 1071 NWP Services Corporation 729 O2 Secure Wireless 1101 OAKLEAF Waste Management 659 Occupancy Heroes Incorporated 672 Ocius 939 On Guard, Inc. 371 On Sale Promos 1300 On-Site.com 1106 Papercuts 972 Paramount Services 145 PezGrande.com 1039 Pierce-Eislen 961 Planet Telecom 1122 Powermate/LP International 260 Property Automation 656 PropertyBoss Solutions, LLC 276 PropertyBridge,Inc 859 Proven Performance, Inc. 269 Qwest Connected Communitiesx 269 Radio Metering Automation 274 REALITY--Hispanic Marketing 470 RealPage 329 Reliable Roofing 577 ReNew Refinishing Systems, Inc 677 Rent.com 119 Rent-A-Center Corporate Leasing 1055 Rental Guide 265 RentDebt Inc. 872 RentGrow, Inc. 807 RentPayment 804 RentBureau 1127 Resident Data 651 Resident Source 1319 ResidentCheck 965 Richco Construction INC 375 Roto Rooter 669 R S Clark & Associates 1057 Runzheimer International 901 SAFLOK 707 Sage software 956 Sage Water 557 Salsbusry Industries 1059 SatisFacts Research 439 Sears 335 Secure Space Tenant Storage 1003 Shaw Industries 1156 Sherwin-Williams 1035 Sierra Utility Billing Services 364 Simon Distributing 1004 SKYLINE Software 256 Southwest Credit 1072 SouthWood Corporation 773 Speed Queen/Alliance Laundry 609 SpeeRead Technologies 1100 Sperry Van Ness 900 Spherexx.com 870 STARTRAC 1206 Strategic Solution, The 1105 Studebaker Submetering Inc. 759 SureDeposit 1038 TALIX Corporation 975 Tarkett 1219 Tek-Rail, Inc. 903 Tenant PI 472 Tetra Tech 1159 Texacraft 565 Time Warner Cable 819 Trak-1 973 TransUnion 259 TSI Contracting 572 Uniforms 4 Women 1429 Valet Waste 758 VaultWare 768 Verizon Enhanced Communities 459 ViaStar Energy, inc 575 Video Rental Services 771 Vision Fitness 1318 Waste Reduction Consultants 860 Water-Smart 1150 Watts Regulator Company 571 Web Service Company 1118 Welcome Home America 1077 Wellspring Wireless 857 Whirlpool Corporation 534 Wilmar 635 Windsor Redevelopment Corp 1158 Woodland Entertainment 858 WOW Playgrounds 801 Yardi Systems, Inc. 945 Zinsser 1075 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