2020 Annual Conference

Web Conference
September 21–29, 2020

About This Event

*** Access the Virtual Event Here: https://www.accelevents.com/e/ARELLO ***

Use the same email address that's on your ARELLO account to login.  If you are registered for the conference, an account has already been created for you at Accelevents.  Don't sign up for a new account, this means you've used the wrong email address!  More detailed instructions at the link above.

For this conference, we are excited to be using a new virtual event platform called Accelevents. Accelevents is an all-in-one virtual meeting hub where attendees can access sessions, meeting materials, sponsorship information, and much more!

You can view the public event page now at the link above.  The event will open Monday September 21 at 9:30am US/Eastern time.  At that time, you'll see a large “Enter Event” button on the page; just click the button, provide your email address and follow the prompts to enter.  You will also receive an email reminder about the event when it opens with a direct link to access the event portal.

When you first enter the event, you'll be asked to update your profile. Please take a moment to add some basic information and upload a photo so that it's easier for others to find you and recognize you.  Then, take a moment to explore.

  • The Lobby is the general info area where you can see the event feed and the schedule. You can chat with others in the Lobby using the chat area at the right. The Lobby also contains the Event Feed and the Schedule.
  • The Main Stage is where most events will occur.
  • The Schedule page contains the schedule of events.
  • The Expo page contains sponsor exhibit booths; click on a booth for more information about the sponsor and to chat if they are available.
  • The People page lists all the attendees and allows you to connect or request a meeting with someone.

Log in early on Monday to say hi to the staff and each other and get ready for the conference. We look forward to seeing you virtually!

Accelevents has also provided the following resources for attendees. Please give these a read and watch!


While we were very much looking forward to seeing you all in the beautiful city of Montreal for the 2020 ARELLO Annual Conference this fall, we have shifted the meeting to a virtual format.

For all of us, the phrase “Wish You Were Here” has taken on new meaning over the past six months. Even so, we are determined to provide all of the outstanding programming and networking opportunities that define ARELLO events, just as “If We Were Here”:

  • Targeted-issue committee meetings that focus on important regulatory topics and related projects;
  • Roundtable discussions with commissioners, administrators, our affiliate members and addressing education issues and real estate best practices;
  • District Meetings focused on issues of special concern to various geographic areas;
  • Keynote and general session presentations
  • Board of Directors meeting and elections;
  • Welcome and networking receptions throughout;
  • And More!

Your meeting experience for this 2020 Annual Conference will include all of the educational, resource sharing, and networking opportunities that you have come to expect. We will be learning, connecting, and sharing information about shared regulatory challenges and solutions just as we would, “If We Were Here.”

*** Are you registering from outside North America? Before completing your registration online, please contact us to discuss possible discounts on registration fees.


Meeting time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (US/Eastern time)

Monday September 21
5:00–5:45 pm New Member Orientation/First-Time Attendee Reception
6:00–7:00 pm Welcome Reception
Tuesday September 22
10:00–11:00 am District 1 Meeting
10:00–11:00 am District 2/3 Meeting
10:00–11:00 am District 4 Meeting
11:00–11:15 am Break
11:15–11:45 am District 1 Caucus
11:15–11:45 am District 2 Caucus
11:15–11:45 am District 3 Caucus
11:15–11:45 am District 4 Caucus
12:00–1:00 pm Law and Regulation Committee Meeting
1:00–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–4:00 pm Membership Committee Meeting
4:00–5:00 pm Examination Accreditation Committee Meeting
Wednesday September 23
9:30–10:00 am District 1 Caucus - Nominate New Alternate
10:00–11:00 am Timeshare Committee Meeting
11:00 am–12:00 pm IT/Communications Committee Meeting
12:00–12:30 pm Break
12:30–1:30 pm Program Committee Meeting
1:30–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–4:00 pm Investigator/Auditor Resource Committee Meeting
4:00–5:30 pm eProctoring for Examinations (Corean Hamlin, NC)
Thursday September 24
10:00–11:00 am Fair Housing Committee Meeting
11:00 am–12:00 pm Education Certification Committee Meeting
12:00–12:15 pm Break
12:15–1:15 pm Commissioner Resource Committee Meeting
1:15–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–4:00 pm Nominating Committee Meeting
4:00–5:00 pm Finance Committee Meeting
5:00–5:30 pm Getting Involved in ARELLO Leadership
Friday September 25
10:00–11:00 am Governance Review Committee Meeting
11:00 am–12:30 pm Keynote Speaker - Darrel Pink

Darrel I. Pink, of the Nova Scotia Bar, recently retired as Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.  He teaches professional responsibility at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, and has been a frequent presenter to other law societies across Canada and internationally as well as at organizations such as CNAR and CLEAR.

12:30–1:30 pm Visit the Expo Area!

Please take a moment to visit the Expo page on Accelevents and say hello to our generous sponsors. We encourage you to click into the virtual booths and chat!

12:30–1:00 pm President Nedka Dineva-Meeting with Task Force and Committee Chairs
1:00–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–4:00 pm Administrator Roundtable
4:00–5:00 pm Real Estate Best Practices Roundtable
Monday September 28
10:00–11:00 am Promoting Judicious Real Estate Practices Task Force Meeting
11:00 am–12:00 pm General Session - Award Winning Ideas
12:00–12:15 pm Break
12:15–1:15 pm Keynote Speaker - Jessica Lautz

Dr. Jessica Lautz is Vice President of Demographics and Behavioral Insights at the National Association of REALTORS®. The core of her research focuses on analyzing trends for both NAR members and housing consumers. Through management of surveys, focus groups and data analysis, she presents new and innovative ways to showcase results. 

1:15–3:00 pm ARELLO Foundation Meeting - CLOSED Session
1:15–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–4:00 pm REEA Update/Education Issues Roundtable

2020 REEA President Theresa Barnabei, GSI will be providing an update on the Real Estate Educators Association at the beginning of the session. As a published author, school owner and national trainer, Theresa has over 35,000 hours of live presentations. She is recognized as one of the most inspirational speakers in her field, focused on getting students to take action that will make a difference in their own lives.  Her passion for real estate has afforded her the opportunity to be a presenter on behalf of NAR, REEA, and for associations and brokers throughout the country.

4:00–4:15 pm Break
4:15–5:00 pm ARELLO's 90th Birthday Celebration
Tuesday September 29
10:00–11:00 am Case Law Update
11:00 am–12:00 pm License Portability Task Force Meeting
12:00–12:15 pm Break
12:15–1:30 pm Keynote Speaker - Mark Weisleider

Mark Weisleder is a real estate lawyer, author, newspaper columnist and keynote speaker. Mark’s book for real estate salespeople, entitled “Real Estate Salespeople, Beware! continues to be one of the top selling books for real estate professionals in Ontario.  He has also written “Put the Pen Down!,” what homebuyers and sellers need to know before signing on the dotted line. 

1:30–3:00 pm Lunch
3:00–5:30 pm General Assembly/Board of Directors Meeting
6:00–7:00 pm Installation

While the overall event dates are generally set well in advance, the individual session times are subject to change without notice.

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Sponsorship of activities by vendors or regulated entities at this conference or meeting shall not be construed as an endorsement by ARELLO of the sponsoring entity or of the products, services, policies or positions. The sponsorship is not intended by the vendor or regulated entity, nor should it be construed by anyone, to influence the decisions of ARELLO and its representatives.

Cancellation Policy

Because this is a virtual event, you may cancel at any time prior to the first scheduled event (September 21, 2020 at 5:00pm US/Eastern time) and receive a full refund.  Refunds for cancellations after the event has begun will be considered on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

Registration Fee Information

General Admission

All attendees pay the same fee for this event.

  • Everyone

Please note that registration fees for attendees are set to ensure ARELLO's costs are covered including the hotel/venue service charges and state and local taxes. Every effort is made to make these reasonable and affordable for our members.