2020 Course Schedule

Southwest Conference
October 14 - 16, 2020

Courses Offered

  • Communication for Assessment Professionals - Seminar, Exam & CIAO Elective
  • Illinois Tax Policy – Seminar & Exam
  • Preferential Assessments – Seminar & Exam
  • Residential Complaints at the Local Level - Seminar
  • Uncovering the Mystery of the Property Tax Appeal Board - Cancelled

Register through the Student Portal by clicking the Account Login button above.

Last day to register or drop a course without penalty is Wednesday, October 7, 2020.




Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton
1000 Eastport Plaza Dr Collinsville, IL 62234

Hotel Website | Hotel on Google Maps

Room Block:

  • The IPAI room rate is $97
  • Available until 9/13/2020
  • Reservation code is IPAI 2020 Conference
  • Reserve your room by contacting the DoubleTree Collinsville at 866-235-4657, or CLICK HERE to reserve you room on the DoubleTree website


Special notes about this hotel:

  • Free breakfast provided by hotel for all overnight guests
  • Wednesday night manager's recepton with free drinks and appetizers in the hotel lounge
  • Live music on Thursday night in the hotel lounge


Training Location

All courses will be held in the conference center of the DoubleTree. The conference check-in table will be located near the entrance of the conference center just past the front desk.


Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 14 & Thursday, October 15:

  • Conference Check-in, 7:45 - 8:30 am (WE only)
  • Courses in session, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Lunch Break, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Courses in session, 1:00 - 4:30 pm

Friday, October 16:

  • Testing, 8:30 - 10:30 am

Course room locations will be announced at Conference Check-in.


Breaks and Lunch:

  • A 15 minute break with refreshments will be taken in the morning and again in the afternoon.
  • A one hour lunch will be taken each day around noon. There are many sit down and fast food restaurants within a few minutes of the hotel.


Please Note

  • Course credit and exam results will be posted to student profiles within seven business days after the conclusion of the conference.
  • The last day to change your course (including transferring from an exam to seminar or from a seminar to exam) is Wednesday, October 7 Making changes after this will result in a $100 fee.
  • The last day to cancel a course is Wednesday, October 7. You may cancel a course after this date, but you will still owe the full course fee.
  • You must attend the entire class to receive credit. Students arriving late or leaving early will not be given credit for taking the course.
  • See IPAI Academic Policies for a full list of policies and expectations.
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