Appraisers Back in Action!!
Creating a Bright and Profitable Future
for Your Appraisal Career

 Two, Half-days of a Live-stream, Professional Development Web Conference 

Join us for a two-half days of New Ideas, Inspiring Speakers,
Professional Development, Networking, and Camaraderie.

 It’s an exciting, interactive, live-stream webinar from
safety and comfort of your home or office.    

Part ONE:  Saturday, June 13, 2020
11:00AM – 3:30PM Eastern

Part TWO:  Tuesday, June 23, 2020
11:00AM – 3:30PM Eastern

(10:00AM – 2:30PM Central,    8:00AM – 12:30PM Pacific)  

DAY ONE –  Saturday, June 13, 2020.     Scheduled Topics and Speakers:

– – A Practical Approach to Appraisal Contracts.  Why You need Them – How to Write Them
Maria Miller – Practicing Attorney and Founder of General Counsel Consulting

– – Navigating Adjusters and Insurance Claim Assignments: Sail through them with a KISS
Cris Drugan – Principal, Emerald Art Services LLC

– – Appraising Chinese Art:  Strategies for Success
Susan Lahey, MA, ISA CAPP, President of Eastern Art Consultants Inc.

– – Silver or Silverplate?  Be the Expert!  Easy, friendly, instructive ways to tell the difference and how you can read markings without a degree.
Leon Castner, ISA-CAPP –  Senior Partner National Appraisal Consultants, LLC

– – Putting It Into Practice – Next Steps
Brian Kathenes  & Leon Castner,  National Appraisal Consultants, LLC

Leon Castner

Cris Drugan

Maria Miller

Susan Lahey







DAY TWO –  Tuesday, June 23, 2020.     Scheduled Topics and Speakers:

– – Basic Gemology for the Generalist Appraiser: An introduction into basic gemology, which can be accomplished using nothing more than a 10X lens.
Paul R. Cassarino FGA, DGA, GG (GIA), ISA-CAPP  President, The Gem Lab  – Certified Gemologist

– – Exploring Professional Development and Continuing Education Opportunities for Appraisers
Deborah J. Finleon GIA GG, CMA:  DJF Appraisal Services LLC, Associate Director of NAJA and Chair of Education.

– –  Overlooked Paper Assets: Autographs, Manuscripts and Historical Documents
Brian Kathenes ISA-CAPP: Managing Partner, National Appraisal Consultants, Hope NJ

 – – Best Practices, Professional Tips and a Few Secrets for Appraising Fine Art.
Brenda Simonson-Mohle, ISA-CAPP, President, Signet Art

— Creating and Implementing YOUR Plan of Action
Brian Kathenes  & Leon Castner,  National Appraisal Consultants, LLC

Brian Kathenes

Paul Cassarino

Deborah Finleon

Brenda Simonson-Mohle






It’s two, half-days of non-stop presentations, designed just for you and your business.  

We’ll fire it up at 11:00AM eastern time and run practically non-stop until 3:30PM, each day.

That’s eight-hours of  professional development right in your home or office.

You can join in LIVE, any time on either day, but we know you’ll want to catch every single presentation.

Day ONE is just $69.00.     Day TWO is just $68.00

OR –  Join us for BOTH Days for only $109.00 and save $28.00

AND 10% of the net proceeds will be donated to the Foundation for Appraisal Education

Register now at:




OR Save $28.00 by registering for both days (June 13th and June 23rd) at:


 Here are some FAQs and the answers:

Q: Is this live, or recorded?  A: This is a live, streaming, interactive web conference.

Q: Is there a schedule of presentation times and topics?  A:  Yes, Look above for scheduled topics.  We’ll email you a conference program schedule shortly after you register.

Q:  Can I attend only a portion of the day?    A:  Sure, you can tune in and out any time during the day, on either of the two dates, as long as you register for the full conference.

Q: Can I pay for only a portion of the web conference?  A: Yes, you can register for one of the two days, or for the entire conference.

Q: Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance?  A: Yes, you will receive an emailed PDF immediately following the conclusion of the web conference for each day.

Q:  Will you send that certificate to my professional organizations?  A:  No, you should retain a copy for yourself and send copies to your organizations.

Q: How many Professional Development Credits or Points do I receive?  A:  That depends upon your organizations.
NAC is providing you with eight hours (if you attend both days) of formal appraisal education, and meaningful appraisal conference content.
Your organizations determine how many hours are required to earn credits or points. Check with each organization.  Feel free to share the conference schedule.

Q: Is there a way for me to review the entire conference later on?    A: Yes, BUT – Only those who have paid tuition AND attended at least a portion of the conference will have access to the recording
for the day they registered and attended.

Q: Will there be a break? A:  Yes, but not a long one — We’re running practically non-stop to give you as much critical information in the shortest possible time.

Q:  Any tips for participants?  A:  Yes,  Plan ahead.  Line up your snacks and lunch.  Keep the conference on the entire time, and pop in and out if you need to.
Log in early so you can test your mic and speakers.  AND Register for both days, get eight hours of professional development, and save $28.00.


Need more info?  Have more questions?

Call: 908-459-5996. Text: 908-256-6119.  Email:

Register Today

Save $28.00 by Registering for both days (June 13th and June 23rd) at:


OR – – Register to attend just one of the days below: