RESTON, Va., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Appraisers announces the 2016 ASA Personal Property Annual Connoisseurship Conference to be held March 10-12, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The theme for the 2016 conference is The Sacred and the Profane. Participants will discuss and examine how appraisers deal with sacred objects, the rules and protocols surrounding ritual artifacts, and what can be learned from the turmoil in the contemporary art and collector car markets, plus much more.
- An introductory lecture on The Sacred and the Profane by Richard-Raymond J. Alasko, FASA;
- A panel discussion on The Profanity of the Contemporary Art and Collector Car Markets by Dr. Don Thompson; David H. Kinney, ASA; Donald W. Osborne, ASA;
- Sessions on Appraising Sacred Books with Lee Biondi and John V. Henley, ASA; The Chinese Fine and Decorative Art Market with David Borodin, ASA; Properties from the Fringe with John V. Henley, ASA and Susan Golashovsky, ASA; Icons with Dr. Wendy Salmond; and Ethics in a New Appraisal Environment with Mary Jane Andrews, CBV.
Early registration and compeer organization discounts available. Visit www.appraisers.org/ppc or by call 272-8258.
The ASA Personal Property Annual Connoisseurship Conference is an annual event for appraisers, auctioneers, museum curators, insurance underwriters, estate attorneys and others with an interest in personal property that focuses on exploring the latest valuation related issues and providing practical knowledge and insight from highly esteemed experts. For more information about the Conference, visit www.appraisers.org/ppc or call (800) 272-8258.
The American Society of Appraisers is a world-renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession. As the oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all appraisal specialists, ASA is devoted to providing the highest possible standards in all areas of ethics, professionalism, education and designation criteria. For more information about the American Society of Appraisers, the ASA designation program for appraisers or the Society's free "Find an Appraiser" Referral System, visit www.appraisers.org or call (800) 272-8258.
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