Please note that as our agenda continues to fill out updates will be made daily.

Monday, April 20

4:30 - 6:30 PM - Board of Directors Meeting

Location: TBD

5:30 - 6:30 PM - Workgroup Chair Dinner & Presentation with Board of Directors

Sponsored by: RE/MAX

 

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6:00 - 8:00 PM - Registration Desk Open
Make sure you visit our Registration Desk before heading to the Welcome Reception.
Here you will pick up your badge, meet the RESO staff and prepare for an exciting week with us!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - WELCOME RECEPTION

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Tuesday, April 21

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Certification Lounge

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ALL DAY - Registration Desk Open
Visit us at our Registration Desk during our posted hours.
Here you will pick up your badge, meet the RESO staff, register for furture conferences and more!
ALL DAY - Networking Lounge sponsored by CoreLogic

Sponsored by: CoreLogic

Location: TBD

 

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast

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Location: Churchill D

9:00 - 9:20 AM - Welcome & RESO TODAY!

Presenters: Sam DeBord, RESO CEO and Rebecca Jensen, RESO Chair, President & CEO at MRED

Location: Churchill BC

9:20 - 9:40 AM - How Standards Simplify Data Sharing Between MLSs and Brokers

Presenter: Frank Major, CTO at Bright MLS

Description: MLSs have huge amounts of raw and curated data stored in data lakes. Providing brokers with a standards-based mechanism to access this data in real-time allows brokers and agents to drive more insights and business decisions.

Bright’s AWS/Cloud model will show how data collected by the MLS from multiple sources can be curated and provided to brokers and agents. RESO standards are the foundation of the mechanism used for sharing data with these tools.

Location: Churchill BC

9:40 - 10:00 AM - Going Global: RESO Standards in International Expansion

Presenter: Ali Attar, CEO at Realtyna

Description: RESO standards began as a North American experiment, but they hold even greater value for international markets without the standardizing effect of an MLS system. Hear how standards are going global.

Location: Churchill BC

10:00 - 10:20 AM - Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Standards Applications in a High-Tech Environment

Presenter: Curt Beardsley, VP Industry Development at Zillow

Description: Zillow Group has built complete systems based on RESO standards. Its internal systems have been converted to RESO processes for importing listing data from 600+ MLSs and delivering data via RESO APIs. Standards are used in developing transaction management software, public records systems, direct MLS input and iBuyer transaction: the active purchase and sale of thousands of homes per month. We will explore what’s next in standards.

Location: Churchill BC

10:20 - 10:40 AM - Coffee Break sponsored by Remine

Coffee Break sponsored by Remine

Hot Developments in Standards Tech (10:40 AM - 12:15 PM)
10:40 - 11:00 AM - Making Standards the Glue of Real Estate Software Development

Presenter: Jonathan Spinetto, COO & Co-Founder at Remine

Description:  Remine will highlight the continued march toward standards-first development philosophy at the core of MLS and broker technology.

Location: Churchill BC

11:00 - 11:20 AM - How RESO Standards Helped Simplify Large Scale Search Functionality Upgrades

Presenter: Liz Tewksbury, Senior MLS Account Manager at Homesnap

Description: This year, Homesnap released the biggest upgrade to our search capabilities since launching the app in 2012. Based on the feedback from our MLS partners and their members, we added new filters for homes including fields such as Waterfront Features, Garage and Year Built. When we starting developing the new search functionality, we quickly realized that using RESO standards would greatly simplify the process and shorten development time. In our presentation, we will describe some fields that initially promised to be the most difficult and explain how using RESO standards helped us overcome various issues with the data and provide the most accurate results to agents and consumers.

Location: Churchill BC

11:20 - 11:40 AM - Open MLS: Bringing Native Web API to the MLS Platform

Presenter: Jeff Fullbright, Director of Development at BKFS

Description: Opportunities to leverage the RESO Web API continue to proliferate in the real estate industry. Black Knight will highlight the benefits of bringing native Web API capabilities into the core MLS software platform.

Location: Churchill BC

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM - Department of Education: Utilizing Outside Standards to Increase RESO Efficiencies

Presenters: Kristen Carr, Director, Partner Integrations at RPR and Rob Larson, CIO at CRMLS

Description: RPR and CRMLS illustrate the usage of standardized data sets to complement traditional RESO standardized data. School data is a key component of property search, and leveraging Department of Education data has created a platform for more uniform and accurate education insights across real estate.

Location: Churchill BC

12:00 - 12:15 PM - Using RESO Standards for Floorplans in the MLS

Presenter: Kim Prior, Vice President of Marketing at FBS (Flexmls Platform, Spark, Spring & FloPlan)

Description: Floorplans are highly valued by home buyers, but adoption is low without standards for creation and insertion into the MLS. FBS will demonstrate how using RESO standards can provide marketwide access to a uniform floor plan solution that can influence greater access to this new property data frontier.

Location: Churchill BC

12:15 - 12:30 PM - RESO Contributor Awards

Presenter: Sam DeBord, RESO CEO

Location: Churchill BC

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Lunch

Location: Mark Twain Courtyard

2:00 - 3:30 PM - Commander Demo & Transport Meeting

Demo Description: The RESO Web API Commander is now available for Web API providers to self-test their systems. See the latest developments in testing capabilities and automation, presented by Commander developer and RESO Chief Architect Joshua Darnell.

Workgroup Co-chairs: Stephen Ledwith, Vice President of Engineering for eXp Realty and Paul Stusiak, President & Owner of Falcon Technologies Corporation

The Transport Workgroup provides technical expertise for the continued development of data transport standards. The workgroup’s primary focus is in growing the standardization and capabilities of the RESO Web API. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TRANSPORT WORKGROUP

Location: TBD

2:00 - 3:30 PM - Broker Advisory Group Meeting

Workgroup Chair: David Gumpper, Head of Technology Consulting at WAV Group and Founder/CEO at Gumpper Group, LLC

The RESO Broker Advisory Group brings brokerage and technology partners together to collect industry pain points. There is no requirement of technical expertise to join and contribute to this workgroup. Its mission is to identify brokerage-related industry issues which RESO’s technical workgroups may be able to solve. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BROKER ADVISORY GROUP

Location: TBD

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Data Dictionary Workgroup Meeting

Workgroup Chair: Rob Larson, CIO at CRMLS

The RESO Data Dictionary is the real estate industry’s universal language for data. It allows a wide range of systems to talk to each other in a seamless manner. This group meets regularly to expand and enhance the vast data guide that the Data Dictionary provides to the industry. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DATA DICTIONARY WORKGROUP

Location: TBD

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Developing the "Working with RE Data Course" Working Session

Presenter: David Gumpper, Head of Technology Consulting at WAV Group and Founder/CEO at Gumpper Group, LLC and Sam DeBord, RESO CEO

Description: RESO is developing a universal real estate data course to educate the industry’s technology professionals and new industry entrants with the information they need to succeed in navigating the rules and procedures associated with brokers, MLSs and associations. Please join us to form the structure and content of this important course.

Location: TBD

5:30 - 7:30 PM- RECEPTION sponsored by realtor.com

Location: BARCADIA (601 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130)

Inner child, meet BARCADIA: ’50’s pin-up girls on the walls, The Cure playing in the background, LIFE-SIZE JENGA on the patio, and an entire wall of ‘80s ARCADE GAMES for a quarter. Oh, wait…SKEEBALL machines, 5′ tall CONNECT FOUR, AIR HOCKEY, POP-A-SHOT, aaaaaand lest we forget … 44 CRAFT BEERS on tap.

Sponsored by: realtor.com

Wednesday, May 1

ALL DAY - Registration Desk Open
Visit us at our Registration Desk during our posted hours.
Here you will pick up your badge, meet the RESO staff, register for furture conferences and more!
ALL DAY - Certification Lounge

Sponsorship for the Certification Lounge is still available! | FIND OUT MORE & BECOME A SPONSOR

ALL DAY - Networking Lounge sponsored by CoreLogic

Sponsored by: CoreLogic

Location: TBD

 

8:00 - 8:45 AM - Breakfast

Sponsorship for Wednesday’s breakfast is still available! | FIND OUT MORE & BECOME A SPONSOR

Location: Churchill D

8:45 - 9:30 AM - Roundtable Event

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Roundtable Leaders: RESO Officers and Workgroup Chairs

Description: Dig in on RESO conversations and hot industry topics with the leaders of RESO. Pick a table, ask a question, suggest a solution. Let’s get some work done to start the day!

Location: TBD

9:30 - 10:00 AM - Big Broker Policies

Moderated by: Caitlin McCrory, Head of Industry Relations at Redfin

Description: Brokers need bigger data, better data and faster data. Hear from brokerage industry experts on what kinds of policies and solutions are needed right now to fuel the technology they use with their agents and customers.

Location: Churchill BC

10:00 - 10:15 AM - Using Your Data: A Broker's Perspective

Presenter: Anton Roeger IV, Chief Innovation Officer and Founding Partner at APC Data Analytics

Description: The RESO Web API and RESO standards offer brokers opportunities for more scalable technology development, faster data integrations and major cost savings in technology adoption. APC Analytics will highlight the internal technology needs and opportunities for brokerages through RESO adoption.

Location: Churchill BC

10:15 - 10:30 AM - Coffee Break sponsored by CRS Data

Coffee Break sponsored by CRS Data

 

 

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Demo of Universal Property Identifier & UPI Workgroup Meeting

Demo Description: The UPI repository allows organizations to record events against a Universal Property Identifier and build confidence in the identification of a parcel or subproperty. See the development of this proof of concept live with its creators.

Workgroup Chair: Mark Bessett, Senior Enterprise Software/Data Architect for California Regional MLS

The Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Workgroup, has created a single model to globally and accurately identify properties. The UPI standard is already being adopted by technology companies and foreign governments to improve accuracy and information across property data sets. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UPI WORKGROUP

Location: Churchill BC

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Demo of Transaction Management Resource Within an MLS & Cross-Platform Interoperability Workgroup Meeting

Demo Description: The Cross-Platform Interoperability Workgroup is developing a transaction management resource to allow transaction management systems to “talk to” each other. Well-known transaction management provider experts will work with the workgroup to show how these systems can interoperate in practice.

Workgroup Chair: Chris Haran, Chief Technology Officer, MRED

The RESO Cross-Platform Interoperability Workgroup creates solutions that ensure different industry systems can seamlessly work together. In driving standardized models for sharing listing and customer data across transaction management systems, this workgroup creates efficiency for industry professionals and consumers. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CROSS-PLATFORM INTEROPERABILITY WORKGROUP

Location: Churchill BC

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Lunch

Sponsorship for Wednesday’s lunch is still available! | FIND OUT MORE & BECOME A SPONSOR

Location: Mark Twain Courtyard

2:00 - 2:15 PM - CMLS Update

Presenter: Coming soon!

Description: Coming soon!

Location: TBD

2:15 - 3:30 PM - Unique Licensee ID (R&D Subgroup) Workgroup Meeting

Presenter: Greg Moore, Research & Development Workgroup Chair and CTO at RMLS

Description: The RESO R&D Workgroup has created a subgroup to develop the Unique Licensee ID. This is a critical need for many industry stakeholders to ensure data accuracy and interoperability across systems. The working subgroup will continue to develop the concept for the ULID with subject matter experts.

Location: TBD

2:00 - 3:30 PM - Web API Workshop: Modern Data Access

Presenters: Dan Ray, Principal, Technical Product Manager at CoreLogic and Al McElmon, Senior Leader Software Engineering at CoreLogic

Description: The majority of MLSs have RESO-compliant Web API feeds, and data providers can spin up workable systems faster than ever. See straightforward examples and basic code demonstrations of what it takes to access and replicate listings and photos. Common data reconciliation strategies and best practices for keeping your data in sync will also be reviewed.

Location: TBD

3:30 - 4:15 PM - Demo of Internet Tracking Dashboard & Workgroup Meeting

Demo Description: See how the Internet Tracking standard at RESO allows brokers and agents to access insights from MLS-wide products and gather broad business intelligence through the Internet Tracking dashboard.

Workgroup Chair: Chris Lambrou, CIO at Metro MLS

The Internet Tracking Workgroup provides a model for tracking user activity around real estate data across any system. This standard provides the opportunity for real estate professionals to compare listing data activity from many different outlets in a single dashboard or tool. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE INTERNET TRACKING WORKGROUP

Location: Churchill BC

4:15 - 5:00 PM - Research & Development Workgroup Meeting

Workgroup Chair: Greg Moore, CTO at RMLS

The RESO Research & Development Workgroup solicits and reviews submitted business cases from the real estate community. It identifies how RESO can contribute to a solution and which workgroups should be involved in vetting that solution. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT WORKGROUP

Location: TBD

4:15 - 5:00 PM - Common Schema (Transport Subgroup) Meeting

Led by: Joshua Darnell, Chief Architect at RESO

Description: The Common Schema Subgroup formed to tackle differences in Web API implementation. Server vendors are mostly consistent with metadata, but there are small differences that make interoperability a challenge and that create barriers to entry. This subgroup exists to help define a declarative form for the transport of Data Dictionary Resources for improved interoperability for data consumers and producers by reducing the need for custom code.

Location: TBD

5:30 PM - RECEPTION sponsored by Zillow

Location: TBD

Sponsored by: Zillow Group

Thursday, May 2

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast

Sponsorship for Thursday’s breakfast is still available! | FIND OUT MORE & BECOME A SPONSOR

Location: Churchill D

9:00 AM - Bloody Mary Bar & Hangover Station sponsored by Homes.com

Sponsored by: Homes.com

Location: TBD

9:00 - 10:30 AM - Pain Points: Interactive Learning Session

Presenter: Sam DeBord, RESO CEO and TJ Bolan, Expansion & MLS Compliance Manager at Redfin

Description: Get real: a panel of broker and vendor representatives will lead a problem-solving session to address current technical industry issues, discussion of possibilities, and proposed solutions for RESO and others to address.

Location: Churchill D

10:30 - 11:00 AM - Without Standards, a SmartHome is Just Plain Stupid!

Presenter: Eric Bryant, National Accounts Director at First American DataTree

Description: Smart home technology is increasingly popular. More than ever, systems need to talk to each other to make a home truly smart, and standards are the path to ensure true intelligence in the home.

Location: Churchill D

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Distributed Ledger Workgroup Meeting

Workgroup Co-chairs: Ashish Antal, Director of Architecture at MLSListings, Inc. and Mark Lesswing, SVP at T3 Sixty & Founder of Lesswing

The Distributed Ledger Workgroup develops an events model to document lifecycle insights about real estate. In conjunction with the RESO Data Dictionary, the event model provides standardized fields which can be delivered through a traditional API or a decentralized system. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DISTRIBUTED LEDGER WORKGROUP

Location: Churchill D

12:00 - 12:30 PM - Payloads Workgroup Meeting

Workgroup Chair: Rick Trevino, IT Director of MetroList Services, Inc.

Real estate data is typically delivered as a specific set of data for a business need.  The Payloads Workgroup defines standardized payloads of Data Dictionary fields such as an IDX payload and a broker back office payload. These defined payloads allow software developers to build tools faster and scale them more quickly by understanding upfront what the data payloads will look like. | LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PAYLOADS WORKGROUP

Location: Churchill D

12:30 - 1:00 PM - Closing & Adjourn

Presenter: Sam DeBord, RESO CEO

Location: Churchill D

 

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DLU February 19th, 2020