919.459.6097 info@reso.org  

Sunday, April 23

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Welcome Reception Sponsored by CoreLogic at the Omni Hotel Atrium Lounge

Monday, April 24

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Workgroup Meeting: Internet Tracking (Omni Hotel)

Internet Tracking data is a key component for any modern day data set. No longer is having the data secure and readily available enough. True analytics that show value are now expected and commonplace in the software industry. This workgroup would propose a recommended standard for tracking RETS vendor activity, including the MLS listing.

Meeting Agenda

Speaker: Chris Lambrou, Chief Information Officer, Metro MLS

Location: Omni Hotel

Starting at 9:30 AM - ABOR Shuttle
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Board Meeting - Private/Invitation Only (ABOR)*

Location: ABOR

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Workgroup Meeting: Payloads (ABOR)*

Real Estate Data is typically delivered as a package comprised of a set of data for a specific business need.  The RESO Data Dictionary defines all the fields (and their specific characteristics) available to be included in a payload. The Payloads Workgroup purpose is to define Payload Categories based upon Real Estate Industry business need and which fields are to be included in each Payload Category as specified within the RESO Data Dictionary.

Meeting Agenda

Speaker: Rick Trevino, IT Director, MetroList Services Inc. (Workgroup Chair)

Location: ABOR

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Workgroup Meeting: R&D (ABOR)

The purpose of the RESO Research and Development workgroup is to solicit and review submitted business cases from the real estate community and identify how RESO can contribute to the benefit of that business process.

Meeting Agenda

Speakers: Greg Moore, VP-Technical Systems, Regional Multiple Listing Service (Workgroup Chair)

Location: ABOR

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Workgroup Meeting: Transport (ABOR)*

The mission of the Transport workgroup is to provide technical processes for analyzing extensions to transport methods in current and future versions of the RETS specification.

Meeting Agenda

Speakers: Paul Stusiak, President and Owner, Falcon Technologies (Workgroup Co-Chair)

Location: ABOR

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM - Workgroup Meeting: Data Dictionary (ABOR)*

The RESO Data Dictionary has two purposes. First is to serve as a non-RETS guideline for a national standard for the fields and lookups (enumerations) in the MLS. The second is as a common center for all expressions of fields and enumerations in the RETS standard. The workgroup purpose is to maintain and develop the Dictionary.

Meeting Agenda

Speaker: Rob Larson, CIO, California Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc (Workgroup Chair)

Location: ABOR

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Reception hosted by Homes.com at ABoR’s Canyon View Event Center

*ABOR= Austin Board of Realtors: 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78759

Tuesday, April 25

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM - Breakfast

Location: Omni Hotel Atrium

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM - Conference Welcome Session

RESO’s CEO kicks off the third in a row sold out RESO Conference with RESO 2016 year end highlights and a dive into sessions to come the next two days.

Speaker: Jeremy Crawford, CEO, RESO

Location: Omni Hotel

8:40 AM - 9:00 AM - The Future of RESO

A detailed look into the 2017-2018 Strategic Initiatives by RESO Officer Cary Sylvester

Speaker: Cary Sylvester, VP Industry Development, Keller Williams

Location: Omni Hotel

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - The MLS of the Future

Looking to the future of algorithmic business processes, artificial intelligence becoming a viable reality, block-chain, iOt, hyper-personalization, predictive analytics, and mobile-only access, what does an MLS of the future look like? If you could design (redesign) your MLS today to take advantage of these technical assets and opportunities, what strategic and tactical choices would you make? Why does this matter to your broker, agent, and consumer constituents? This interactive session will delve into these issues with the goal of giving you a roadmap to the future.

Speaker/Moderator: Eric Bryn, Digital Marketing Analyst and Strategic Consultant, BoomTown. Panelists: Matt Cohen, Chief Technologist, Clareity Security/Clareity Consulting; Chad Curry, Managing Director, Center for Realtor Technology / CRT Labs, National Association of REALTORS; Philip DesAutels, Senior Director of IoT, The Linux Foundation, and CTO, Houze; Michael Lane, President, ShowingTime; Michael Edlund, VP of Interactive Media, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate.

Location: Omni Hotel

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM - Data Management Platforms of the Future

Speaker: Alon Chaver, Chief Information Officer, HomeServices of America

Location: Omni Hotel

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM – Break

11:00 AM - 11:25 AM - Learn How Using RESO compliant Web APIs to distribute IDX data helps everyone in the value chain: MLS software providers, MLSs, Brokers, Agents and Consumers

MLSs save time, money, and reduce liability using APIs to provide IDX access to their members. Brokers and Agents get a better IDX website, that costs less, is setup faster and works better than IDX websites built using RETS. Consumers get more accurate, up-to-date complete property listing information when it comes directly out of the MLS database from an API.

Speaker: Troy McCasland, CEO, AgentSquared

Location: Omni Hotel

11:25 AM - 11:50 AM - Search is broken and Zillow can’t fix it

Join Keller William’s Chief Innovation Officer, Josh Team, on a look into why consumer property search is fundamentally broken. Keller Cloud aims to fix it by incorporating AI and Data Integration, thus eliminating the true/false barriers of today’s search experience.

Speaker: Josh Team, Chief Innovation Officer, Keller Williams

Location: Omni Hotel

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM - Listing Management tools by Zillow

Speaker: Curt Beardsly, VP Industry Development, Zillow Group

Location: Omni Hotel

12:20 PM - 12:30 PM - RESO Awards

Hundreds of Organziations and Individual subject matter experts contributed to the great success of RESO and standards in the industry. Come help us celebrate the efforts of RESO Workgroup chairs and major contributors in 2016.

Speaker: Jeremy Crawford, CEO, RESO

Location: Omni Hotel

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence

How are VR, AR and AI used in the industry changing the future landscape of real estate data and the need to evolve standards? Hear from subject matter experts first hand on the future of the industry and what considerations are needed support the use of VR, AR and AI across all facets of the industry with a focus on data standards.

Moderator: Chad Curry, Managing Director, Center for Realtor Technology / CRT Labs, National Association of REALTORS. Panelists: Ville Hulkko, Chief Commercial Officer/Co-founder, CubiCasa; Mark Tepper, Vice President Sales and Business Development, Matterport; Shira Libman, Senior Director of Product Management, Move, Inc.; Nick Kijaic, CEO & Co-founder, Apartment Ocean; Damia Garcia, Chief Growth & Biz Dev, restb

Location: Omni Hotel

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM - The RESO Data Dictionary and API Real World Implementation Case Study

Dan Bremer & Henry Gooden from My Theo provides deep insight into their three month real world case study of converting to RESO Standards. MyTheo has converted their MLS data feeds over to RESO Standards in MLSListings, CRMLS and MRED MLS Markets for their product needs. Come hear the positive outcomes on time saved moving products into markets from MLS to MLS by leveraging RESO Standards and lessons learned along the way with expert advice on how to prepare yourself to do the same in order to reap the benefits of using RESO Standards

Speaker: Dan Bremer, Director of Operations, My Theo; Henry Gooden,  My Theo

Location: Omni Hotel

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM - Increasing Utilization of the RESO Web API

Michael Wurzer and Tim Kramer from FBS will show how they’re working on increasing utilization of the RESO WEB API using the Spark Platform

Speaker: Michael Wurzer, President, FBS – Creators of Flexmls; Tim Kramer, FBS – Creators of Flexmls

Location: Omni Hotel

3:05 PM – 3:20 PM – Break

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM - Information in Motion – The Data Driven Transformation of the Real Estate Industry

Technology is transforming the way we manage our consumer, agent, and transaction information. Putting unprecedented amounts of increasingly identifiable information in motion via an increasingly larger ecosystem of third party providers has enormous implications for brokers as we are responsible for protecting our consumers’ privacy and maintaining their financial security.

Speaker: Alon Chaver, Chief Information Officer, HomeServices of America

Location: Omni Hotel

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM - Helping your members harness the marketing power of RESO Standards

Everyone involved with RESO has worked tirelessly for years to build and deploy extremely powerful data standards. The next step is to help brokers and technology companies utilize the Data Dictionary and Web API to power innovative marketing solutions, back office management systems and third party integrations. Learn all about RESO’s new Marketing Kit that will make it easy for you to promote the practical uses and marketing power of standardized comprehensive real estate information.

Speaker: Marilyn Wilson, Co-Founder, WavGroup

Location: Omni Hotel

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM - How Commercial Listing Services Differ from Traditional MLS Service

Learn what commercial listing services must offer from a data structure perspective to best serve the unique needs of commercial brokerage communities with considerations as to where the RESO Data Dictionary could evolve to better support commercial broker needs.

Speaker: Richard Maxson, SVP, Catylist

Location: Omni Hotel

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Open Source Data Mapping Solution Based on RESO Standards

At the heart of it, data standards help two entities communicate with each other by creating a common language and reducing complexity. In Real Estate, the initial implementation and data mapping associated with MLSs changing vendors and back-end systems can be tedious and time consuming to re-implement.This has the potential to create downtime and requires resources to modify and implement. Realtor.com will demo an open source mapping solution that leverage standards to solve this common challenge and leans heavily upon the RESO Data Dictionary to make this quick and efficient.

Speaker: Rick Herrera, Director- Data Services, Realtor.com

Location: Omni Hotel

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Reception hosted by Realtor.Com at Old School Bar and Grill

Wednesday, April 26

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM - Breakfast

Location: Omni Hotel Atrium

8:30 AM - 8:55 AM - Big Data Aggregation and Mashup

Speakers: Jonathan Spinetto, COO, Remine; Lucie Fortier, VP of Product, Remine

Location: Omni Hotel

8:55 AM - 9:15 AM - You already have the data - use it! How to simplify MLS onboarding, user experience, and support

Learn about techniques Agent Inbox uses to leverage data feeds to make integration, on boarding, user experience, and support frictionless. Using anticipatory design, real estate apps can remove data entry, reduce cognitive load, and lower the barriers to adoption for everyone in an MLS.

Speaker: Tyler Gordon, CEO, Agent Inbox

Location: Omni Hotel

9:15 AM - 9:50 AM - Property Unique ID Workgroup and Proof of Concept Detail

Mark Bessett, RESO’s PUID Workgroup Chair, holds an open interactive Workgroup session with all conference attendees providing detailed overview of the Property Unique ID Repository Initiatives, business cases, timelines, proposed solution and a Proof of Concept

Speaker: Mark Bessett, California Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc.; Jon Mabe, VP- Engineering, Zillow Group; Matt Casey, CEO/President, CRS Data

Location: Omni Hotel

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM - Practical Blockchain Opportunities in Real Estate

Dave Conroy presents NAR’s approach to blockchain research, including live demonstrations of how this new technology is being used today in Real Estate and how its growth will impact the industry in the future.

Speaker: Dave Conroy, R&D Lab Engineer, Center for Realtor Technology/CRT Labs, National Association of REALTORS

Location: Omni Hotel

10:20 AM - 10:45 AM - Blockchain Real Estate Fundamentals

Speaker: Ragnar Lifthrasir, Founder, velox.RE and the International Blockchain Real Estate Association

Location: Omni Hotel

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM – Break

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM - The RESO Web API Reference Client Demonstrated

The RESO Web API Reference Client is officially released. Come check out a quick review on how to use the client by RESO Certification expert Greg Lemon

Speaker: Gregory Lemon, Certification Project Manager, RESO

Location: Omni Hotel

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM - RESO Web API Update

Transport and Update Subgroup Cochairs dive into the first look at the RESO Web API Update Specification with a focus on business cases and leveraging the Odata Specification

Speaker: Paul Stusiak, President and Owner, Falcon Technologies, Sergio Del Rio, CIO / Managing Partner, Templates 4 Business, Inc.

Location: Omni Hotel

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM - The Final RETS 1.9 Specification Released

Come see the details of the final RETS specification to be released and hear from RETS expert Paul Stusiak on the future of the RETS Specification, the Workgroup and RETS in the industry

Speaker: Paul Stusiak, President and Owner, Falcon Technologies

Location: Omni Hotel

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Pitney Bowes' Master Location Data and pbKey™ Unique Address Identifier

Speaker: Michael Ashmore, Director- Global Geocoding Product Management, Pitney Bowes

Location: Omni Hotel

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM - Conference Wrap Up

Speaker: Jeremy Crawford, CEO, RESO

Location: Omni Hotel

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Bronze