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VALUE & VISION 2023: AIC ON Conference

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo

110 Erb St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 0C6

Date: May 3 – 5, 2023


Wednesday May 3, 2023

(5:00 PM – 8:30PM)

Opening Reception Event including delicious food & Drinks

Thursday May 4, 2023

(7:30 AM – 10:30 PM)

Keynote Speaker, Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Off-Site Event, Evening Dinner & Entertainment

Friday May 5, 2023

(8:00 AM – 12:45 PM)

Breakfast, Brunch and Prizes

Credit(s): 9 CPD Credits + 1 for the AGM

**When you register for the conference you are automatically signed up for the AGM in person.


AACI, CRA, Candidate, Student: $460.00 + HST

Full Conference and Spouse: $750.00 + HST

Non-Member: $600.00 + HST

Please send Non-Member registration form to Protected Email

PLEASE NOTE: Photographs and videos taken at the 2023 AIC ON Conference will be utilized in promotional material, i.e. print, electronic, or other media, including the AIC website. Registering for the conference means you give this acknowledgment freely and knowingly. Participants also hereby assume full responsibility for their own well-being.

AIC Ontario 2023 AGM- Virtual Only

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday May 4, 2023

Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDT

Credit(s): 1 CPD Credit

** This is for those attending the AGM virtually.

AIC Ontario Cancellation Policy

If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, we encourage you to find an AIC member to assign to your registration. If you are not successful in doing so, the cancellation terms are as follows:

On or before April 15 : Full Refund less a $75 administration fee.

After April 15 : No refund

Special Accommodations: Every effort will be made to handle each case fairly. All circumstances requiring a possible refund will be handled on an individual basis by contacting Patricia Pannozzo at Protected Email.

Hotel & Travel

Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo SOLD OUT

Address: 110 Erb St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 0C6

Hotel Block Closes: APRIL 04, 2023




Walper Hotel

Crown Plaza Kitchener Waterloo

The Courtyard in St. Jacobs Waterloo


Waterloo Region is located on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishnaabe and Neutral People. We acknowledge the enduring presence of the Indigenous people with whom we share this land today, their achievements and their contributions to our community. 

Located in the heart of Southwest Ontario, Waterloo Region provides the perfect balance between new and old, rural and urban, nature and technology, classical and contemporary, tranquility and adventure.

Session Information

Mock Trial – Expert Witness or Not?

This session will bring together a top lawyer and one of the appraisal institutes top advocates for the profession with guests to create a scenario that depicts actual circumstances.

Learn what it is to be an expert and how to prepare.    

SPEAKERS: Dan Brewer, AACI P. App & Matthew Owen-King, LLP

Construction Market Volatility (CRBE Sponsored)

A professional will give a quick overview of where the construction market sits in conjunction to the economic climate currently and where we are going in terms of costs.


Evolving Technology – Navigating the Good and Protecting Against the Bad

Steve Chapelle will give an informative talk on the world of technology and highlight ways to stay vigilant and protected in your day-to-day life and workspace.  

SPEAKER: Steve Chapelle

Native Land Claims

This niche market of appraisal is one that will interest all.  Let’s learn about the process and the special rules and considerations around native land claims.  

SPEAKER: Daniel Doucet AACI, P.App

“How to Adjust”- Interactive Workshop

A peer workshop where we learn from each other while evaluating a case study.  Let’s discuss how we look at tackling each appraisal from a grass roots level.  Let’s make it make sense!

SPEAKERS: Paul Duarte CRA, P.App & Voula Vercillo CRA, P.App

Finding the Money.. Creative Capital

How do projects get funded?  A look at some top tier projects and how the CFO Team made them possible.   

SPEAKER: Mark Kay CFO President

Bill 23- The Changes & Impacts

We are asking the questions to better understand Bill 23 and the relevant impacts.  Is this the solution? Or Is this the jumping off point?  There is a lot to unpack in this informative session with top speakers.  

SPEAKERS: Luca Bucci CEO of OHBA, Tim Hudak CEO of OREA

Offsite Event

Voted Waterloo Region’s “Favourite Craft Brewery 2016 and 2020”, the Innocente Brewing Company is a small brewery located in the North East end of Waterloo, ON. From humble beginnings in Scotland with Head Brewer, Steve Innocente, to the official opening in May 2014, Innocente Brewing Company prides themselves on premium, hand-crafted, quality beers.

They are actively involved in the community, taking part in events supporting charitable causes and partnering with local restaurants for collaboration brews!

Innocente is also Dog Friendly if your pets are!

Innocente has available for purchase:

-Local pepperettes made by Top-Market Meats

-small batch cookies made with Charcoal Porter by Sweet-Lou’s Cookies

-bag chips

– ON FRIDAYS: Fresh Grainharvest pretzel served with a house made mustard beer

 We welcome you to bring in anything that you’d like to snack on. Grab take- out, order a pizza, have your own picnic – etc!*

Event Schedule


6:00PM- 8:00PM
“Jeans & Gin” – Drinks, Food Stations & Networking 
Wear your favorite jeans and sip some gin while networking and catching up with colleagues.


7:45AM- 8:15AMFoyer of Silver Lake Ballroom- BREAKFAST AVAILABLE
Silver Lake Ballroom- OPENING CEREMONIES
AIC ON President, Kim Passmore & Current Past President Dino Giuliani
8:15AM- 9:15AM
Silver Lake Ballroom- KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Thanh Campbell, Orphan 32 – A Story of Survival, Resilience & Hope
9:30AM- 10:45AM
Silver Lake Ballroom- PLENARY SESSION
Mock Trial – Expert Witness or Not?
SPEAKERS: Dan Brewer, AACI P. App & Matthew Owen-King, LLP
11:15AM- 12:15PM
12:30PM- 1:30PMFoyer of Silver Lake Ballroom- LUNCH AVAILABLE
1:00PM- 1:20PM
Silver Lake Ballroom- PLENARY SESSION
Construction Market Volatility (CRBE Sponsored)
1:30PM- 2:30PM
Silver Lake Ballroom- PLENARY SESSION
Evolving Technology – Navigating the Good and Protecting Against the Bad
SPEAKER: Steve Chapelle
Front Entrance of Delta Hotels by Marriot Waterloo- BUS PICKUP FOR OFFSITE EVENT
Offsite Event TBC
Front Entrance of Delta Hotels by Marriot Waterloo- BUS DROPOFF FROM OFFSITE EVENT
Offsite Event TBC
6:30PM- 7:30PMFoyer of Silver Lake Ballroom- COCKTAIL RECEPTION
7:30PM- 10:00PM
Silver Lake Ballroom- DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT
Dinner Theme: May The 4th Be with You
Dress Code: Wear Black

FRIDAY MAY 5, 2023

7:45AM- 8:30AMFoyer of Silver Lake Ballroom- BREAKFAST AVAILABLE
8:30AM- 9:25AM
Silver Lake Ballroom- PLENARY SESSION
Native Land Claims
SPEAKER: Daniel Doucet AACI, P.App, Fellow
9:30AM- 10:30AM
Grand River A&B- CRA STREAM
“How to Adjust”- Interactive Workshop
SPEAKERS: Paul Duarte CRA, P.App & Voula Vercillo CRA, P.App
9:30AM- 10:30AM
Laurel Creek Room- AACI STREAM
Finding the Money.. Creative Capital
SPEAKER: Mark Kay CFO President
10:45AM- 11:45AM
Silver Lake Ballroom- PLENARY SESSION
Bill 23- The Changes & Impacts
SPEAKERS: Luca Bucci CEO of OHBA, Tim Hudak CEO of
11:45AM- 12:45PM
Foyer of Silver Lake Ballroom- BRUNCH AVAILABLE
Prizes and Giveaways!
12:30PM- 12:45PM
Silver Lake Ballroom- CLOSING REMARKS
Thank you for Joining Us!

This will be updated regularly.



Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Keynote Speaker

Thanh Campbell, Author of “Orphan 32”

Thanh Campbell was born in Vietnam and came over to Canada as part of the last flight out of Saigon in 1975 with 56 other orphan children. Thanh was adopted in to the family of Rev. William and Maureen Campbell. Thanh became the youngest of the six Campbell children.

In the recent past, Thanh reunited with many of the children that flew over with him back in 1975 as war orphans. This milestone in his life was captured numerous times in the media. Invited to be a guest on such programs as CBC News, TVO, Canada AM, 100 Huntley Street, he has had the chance to share his life story to the Nation. The 57 Orphans’ story has been covered by many newspapers including the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Saigon Newspaper, and included in the French Consulate Newsletter.

Most recently Thanh has written his autobiography titled Orphan 32.

As the next chapter of Thanh’s life is unfolding, you’re invited to hear this amazing story of the value of family, life and the power of love.

Thanh has been invited to speak at numerous groups, churches and schools across Canada as a keynote speaker sharing his story of coming to Canada.

Event Speakers

Dan Brewer, AACI, P.App (Fellow) Past President, Appraisal Institute of Canada

Dan’s career began in 1978 in both the Real Estate and Appraisal Industry. Dan is also a Certified Reserve Fund Planner, a licensed Real Estate Broker, a Mortgage Broker, Property Condition Consultant and a Machine & Equipment Appraiser. Dan currently sits on numerous committees at both the Provincial and National levels of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Such experience and exposure enables Dan to assist his clients in a wide variety of disciplines.
Luca Bucci
Chief Executive Officer

Ontario Home Builders’ Association

Luca was announced as OHBA’s CEO June 07, 2022. Luca previously served as Chief of Staff for the Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, a post he held from January 2021 until March 2022. Prior to that he served as the Vice-President of the Chartered Accounts of Ontario, where he developed, maintained, and engaged in working relationships with elected and non-elected government officials to support the regulation of the accounting profession in the public interest. His previous roles included Chief of Staff with both the Ontario Minister of Transportation and the Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Steve Chapelle
Information Privacy and Security Analyst and Speaker at Steve Chapelle Communications

Steve Chapelle is a Toronto-based information privacy and security speaker focusing on social media. His three-decade information technology career has included management, analysis and customer service, primarily in the financial services sector. He also produces related videos and podcasts for social benefit. When not speaking about or grappling with technology’s ever-increasing challenges he continues to stay close to the game of hockey as both a fan and a far-from- professional-calibre player.

Daniel Doucet AACI, P.App, Fellow

Daniel can best be described as a “generalist” as opposed to specializing on specific real estate assets having completed assignments on many asset classes, including single family dwellings, apartment buildings, senior’s residences and special care homes, industrial, retail and office land and buildings, farms, vacant land of all types, land development subdivisions, hotel and tourist attractions and facilities, waterlots, wharfs and piers, larger timberland holdings, aggregate deposits and gravel pits, waterfront properties and institutional properties. Other consulting services include highest and best use studies, rental surveys, vacancy survey, farmland value benchmarking studies. Since 2017, Daniel has resided in Ontario and is a sole proprietor of Daniel Doucet Appraisal Services. The assignments that Daniel currently focuses on are primarily land, farms, expropriations, litigation and First Nations Specific Land Claim assignments.
Paul Duarte CRA, P.App

Paul has been a committed volunteer in both the real estate and appraisal fields.  He has served with various committees within the Mississauga Real Estate Board, several focus groups at the corporate level, and mentored new CRA candidates. He owns his own firm in the GTA area and holds the CRA designation.

Paul joined the AIC ON Board in 2015 and moved into the role of President elect in 2019 and took the role of AIC ON President at the 2020 AGM. 
Tim Hudak

Tim Hudak is the CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, Canada’s largest provincial real estate industry association representing 79,000 REALTORS®.

Tim joined OREA after a distinguished 21 years of public service in the Ontario Legislature – including five years as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.

Since becoming CEO in December 2016, he and his OREA team have focused on transforming OREA into Ontario’s most effective professional association that delivers high-impact advocacy on behalf of REALTORS® and consumers, and provides quality services to members.

During his first year as OREA CEO, he was named one of the most powerful people in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 2017/18.

Matthew Owen-King
Partner at Scargall Owen-King LLP

Matt works throughout Ontario in expropriation law and related claims litigation.  He has been involved in all aspects of infrastructure projects, including hydro corridors, regional road widening, transit, major municipal capital works, and most highway projects in the province, such as Highways 7, 11, 26, 400, 401, 404, 407 East, 410, 427 and the QEW.  Matt has extensive experience acting for parties before various levels of the courts and administrative tribunals such as the Ontario Municipal Board/Local Planning Appeal Tribunal/Ontario Land Tribunal.

A Past President of the Ontario Expropriation Association, Matt served as an executive on its Board for many years.  He is also a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, the Advocates’ Society, the International Municipal Lawyers Association and the International Right of Way Association.


Mike Scott
Senior V.P. Business Development

CFO Capital

CFO Capital, established in 2004 is a National Commercial Mortgage Brokerage providing Debt & Structured Finance Solutions with over 250 years of combined commercial/real estate banking experience. 
Our Team provides expertise across all asset classes providing: Acquisition, Refinance, Conversions, Ground-up Construction across all provinces including Urban, Secondary and Tertiary markets. 
CFO Capital’s established relationships with diverse capital sources around the globe, including banks, pension funds, insurance, credit unions, conduits/CMBS entities, and CMHC insured lenders will provide the customized competitive financing you are looking for. 
Contact us directly at: 
Voula Vercillo CRA, P.App

Voula Vercillo has over 30 years of progressive experience with expert knowledge of real estate practices and principles, land titles, mortgage financing and leasing. 

Her career started with TD Canada Trust as an appraiser.  She moved to Home Trust as a site inspector.  Currently she is a consultant in the real estate sector.

Her expertise enables her to review, evaluate and approving real estate appraisal documents and reports, including leases, purchase agreements, rent schedules, construction plans, architectural drawings and both narrative and form appraisals for residential and commercial real estate. 

She currently serves as a Director at Large for the AIC ON.