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The ARGUS Connect 2019 Customer Conference

Each year ARGUS customers and users get together for an exciting three days of learning, sharing and networking. With dynamic guest speakers, product training, roadmap reviews and discussions on the latest issues impacting the CRE industry, we invite you to come and engage other industry professionals to gain new insights and get empowered.

why attend

Here are the top reasons why you should be at ARGUS Connect

  1. Stay ahead of innovation – The industry is moving fast and so is the innovation supporting it. Whether its our products or new ways of working, you need to stay informed.
  2. Meet peers and grow your network – Commercial real estate has many players and stakeholders. Our customers are world-class with top professionals in the industry. Come network, share ideas and make new friends.
  3. Hear from experts and discover new ideas – We’ve searched for the best speakers in the business. In real estate or not, these experts are here to enrich your understanding and provide practical ways to improve you and your business.
  4. Have fun – We promise the best sessions and informative breakouts surrounded by a lot of fun. After our sessions, music, activities, food and drink await.
  5. Get trained and certified – Our training is interactive, comprehensive and practical. The certification program at Connect provides the very best into a short time making your time here effective.
The Destination

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana Point

A round of golf that ends with a sunset surf session. Restaurants where “local” refers to both diners and dishes. An energy that exudes inviting luxury. This is Laguna Beach. The casual air of this oceanfront community is fully embraced at the resort with accommodations, amenities and activities that highlight the best of Dana Point.

We are pleased to offer our attendees special room rates of $319 during ARGUS Connect 2019. Please book your hotels early as the special room rates are limited.

Click here to reserve hotel accommodations.

From John Wayne Airport

30 minutes

From Los Angeles International Airport

60 minutes


Day 1: AE Certification Training, Solutions Café and the Welcome Reception


Day 2 and 3: Product Directions, Guest Keynote, Breakout Session, Customer Exchange Forums and our Thursday Evening Party

Highlight Videos of ARGUS Connect 2018

Last year at The Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, we had our largest Connect conference yet.

Event Schedule
Monday, April 29
Registration and Solutions Café Opens

Our experts are open for business throughout the entire conference. Come visit with one of our solutions and technical specialists. Bring your questions and issues, and speak with a pro over a cup of joe.

ARGUS Enterprise Certification Training - Part I (AE Certification Registration Required)

Bring your laptop to this hands-on interactive training, and start your journey towards becoming an ARGUS Certified Professional. This training covers beginning to intermediate property and portfolio modeling techniques. Stop by the Solutions Café to ensure your laptop computer is ready for training.

[Please note: All training attendees are required to bring their own laptop computer.]

Welcome Reception

Welcome to ARGUS Connect. We start the conference with an opening reception. Catch up with old friends and have an opportunity to meet industry peers and the Altus Group team.

Tuesday, April 30
Registration, Breakfast and Solutions Café Open

Take a moment to visit the Solutions Café.

Welcome Keynote

The CRE industry is accelerating into new and innovative ways of working. Altus Group CEO Bob Courteau shares insights on the industry and how Altus Group is positioned to lead the way.

Product Directions

Altus Group President Carl Farrell, Dhinaker Dhandi, VP of Platform, and Erica Tabrizi, Global Solutions Team Lead, highlight current and future directions of our technology solutions.

Break - Refreshments & Networking
"The Human Side of Digital"

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"Forward Looking"

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Executive Insights Panel

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Breakout Sessions

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Breakout Sessions

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Break - Refreshments and Networking
Innovation Showcase

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Breakout Sessions

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Passport to Prizes - Sponsor Reception

Get to know our partner sponsors and have a chance to win some fantastic giveaways.

California Dreaming - Evening Celebration

As the sun goes down and the waves roll in, join us as we finish the day with food and drinks and good friends.

Wednesday, May1

Join us for breakfast and take another opportunity to visit the Solutions Café

Innovation and the The New Generation

ARGUS University Challenge - Award Ceremony

Innovation and the The New Generation

Be inspired by the next wave of teen innovators, and discover how fresh perspectives, ingenuity and a little grit can produce amazing results.

  • Abu Qader
  • Erin Smith
ARGUS Enterprise Certification Training - Part 2 (AE Certification Required)

Continuing from Monday’s training, part two will cover more advanced features of ARGUS Enterprise and prepare you for the certification exam. You will learn more about the areas the exam covers, and dive into the details of specific features.

  • Karli Zawacki, Senior Trainer, Altus Group
Customer Exchange Forum

Unleashing design thinking and ideation into the Customer Exchange Forum, join your peers to discuss best practices and find solutions to some of CRE’s biggest challenges.

Industry Challenge Ideation:


Discuss the biggest challenges to the acquisitions process.
(Part I)

Asset Management

Discuss the biggest challenges to asset and portfolio management.
(Part I)

Investment Management

Discuss the biggest challenges to investment management.
(Part I)

ARGUS Best Practices

Setup and Config

Share with your peers on configuring AE to optimize user access and management and data security.

Using Charts and Advanced Features

See how others are using the advanced features of AE to better analyze and report.

Better Reporting

Get the information and intelligence you need from AE. Discuss reporting challenges and the best solutions

Break - Refreshments and Networking
Customer Exchange Forum

ARGUS Best Practices

Integrating ARGUS

Discuss how others are integrating ARGUS with third party and homegrown solutions.

Using Excel with AE

See how Excel and ARGUS could work together and discuss what customers have created.

Modeling Best Practices

Whether your are modeling advanced retail or golf courses, share your challenges and best practices.

Industry Challenge Ideation:


Discuss the biggest challenges to the acquisitions process.
(Part II)

Asset Management

Discuss the biggest challenges to asset and portfolio management.
(Part II)

Investment Management

Discuss the biggest challenges to investment management.
(Part II)

Lunch and Departures

Meet The Speakers

  • Jennifer Allard

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    Jennifer Allard
    Manager, Portfolio Analysis, HOOPP
  • Travis Barrington

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    Travis Barrington
    CEO and Cofounder, Propmodo
  • Jon Capezzuto

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    Jon Capezzuto
    Chief Technology Officer, REIX
  • Stephanie Cochran

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    Stephanie Cochran
    Vice President, Valuations, ARA
  • Dhinaker Dhandi

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    Dhinaker Dhandi
    VP, Product Management, Altus Group
  • Tama Huang

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    Tama Huang
    Chief Innovation Officer, CohnReznick
  • Michael Linson

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    Michael Linson
    VP, Finance, Federal Realty Investment Trust
  • Mike Lubinski

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    Mike Lubinski
    Manager, Portfolio Analytics and Forecasting, RPAI
  • Jay Marling

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    Jay Marling
    CEO and Managing Partner, Capright
  • Quentin Nahum

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    Quentin Nahum
    Senior Manager, PSP Investments
  • Peter O'Brien

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    Peter O'Brien
    Head of Partnerships, Honest Buildings
  • Amy White

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    Amy White
    Senior Director, Valuations, Invesco
  • Brian Wong

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    Brian Wong
    Head of Client Experience, Waypoint

Past Conference Attendees Include

  • AIG Global Real Estate
  • Alexandria Real Estate
  • Allstate Insurance
  • American Realty Advisors
  • BBVA
  • Bentall Kennedy
  • Blackstone Group
  • Boston Properties
  • Brixmor
  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Capital One Bank
  • Capright
  • CBRE
  • Choice Properties REIT
  • The CIM Group
  • Citizens Bank
  • Clarion Partners
  • Cohn Reznick
  • Colliers International
  • Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers
  • Corporate Office Properties Trust
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DivcoWest Real Estate Services
  • DRA Advisors
  • Duff & Phelps
  • Eastdil
  • Edens
  • Equity Commonwealth
  • Equity One
  • Ernst & Young
  • Federal Realty Investment Trust
  • Fibra Uno
  • Forest City Enterprises
  • G&L Realty Corp
  • General Growth Properties
  • Global Logistics Properties
  • Granite Properties
  • Greystar
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Healthcare REIT
  • Heitman
  • HFF
  • Hines
  • IDI Gazeley
  • Inland Real Estate Group of Companies
  • InvenTrust Properties
  • The Irvine Company
  • James Campbell Company LLC
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Kennedy Wilson
  • Kilroy Realty
  • Kimco Realy Corporation
  • Kite Realty Group
  • L&B Realty Advisors, LLP
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • LBA Realty
  • Legacy Partners
  • Macerich
  • Manchester Capital Management
  • ML Realty Partners
  • Morgan Stanley
  • MUFG Union Bank
  • National Valuation Consultants, Inc.
  • Newmark Grubb Gialamas
  • Oxford Properties Group
  • Pacific Life
  • Panattoni Development
  • Pembroke Real Estate
  • Phillips Edison and Company
  • Piedmont Office Realty Trust
  • Principal Global Investors
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • Public Sector Pension Investment Board
  • Real Foundations
  • Red Development
  • REIT Management & Research, LLC
  • RERC
  • Rosemont Realty
  • Sabal Financial Group
  • Shorenstein
  • Starwood Retail Partners
  • Steadfast Companies
  • Sterling Organization
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Trimont Advisors
  • Union Bank

Standard Registration includes:

(US $850.00)

  • General and breakout sessions
  • Reception and party events
  • All meals and drinks from Monday evening through Wednesday lunch

AE Training Certification Add-on includes:

(Add-on Fee US $400.00)

  • AE Certification Training 1 (Monday preconference half-day)
  • AE Certification Training 2 (Wednesday mid-morning)
  • AE Certification guides and case studies
  • Access to AE Certification Online Test
  • Temporary AE license will be included for training (you must bring your own laptop)

Hotel rooms should be booked separately and are not included in the registration fee.

Registration is closed.