HYATT REGENCY | JAMES L. KNIGHT CENTER - March 2, 2016
Condo & HOA Expo
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Hyatt Regency Hotel | James L Knight Center - Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:30am to 3:30pm (Seminars begin at 9:00am)


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Regional and national experts will offer insights into the latest industry trends and best practices in legal oversight, financing, maintenance, renovations, energy efficiency, administration, communication and more. 

 

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Condo, HOA's and Property Management Expo & Seminars

 We are adding to our list of presenters regularly.  Please check back often for updates.  

Note: Because of time constraints, many courses may take place simultaneously.  Please scroll down the page to see all available course options so that you may plan your day accordingly.






CONDO & HOA BOARD CERTIFICATION - 3 CEU'S (BC/OPP)
9:00am - 12:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Eric Glazer - Glazer & Associates
Fulfill your legally mandated education requirements while learning valuable and integral information in this comprehensive board member certification course. Topics discussed will include condominium management and operations, proper procedures for board member election, budgeting and fiscal responsibilities, as well as an overview of current condominium laws to assist in the understanding of board members' legal duties. This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.


"VIDA EN EL MUNDO DE CONDOMINIOS" (SPANISH BOARD CERTIFICATION) - 2 CEU'S (BC)
9:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Dania S. Fernandez, Esq. - Dania S. Fernandez & Associates, P.A.
"Vida en el Mundo de Condominios" is a spanish DBPR approved Board Certification course. The course incorporates Association laws, Board duties and responsibilities, handling a board meeting, insurance requirements, collection tactics, budget, elections and assessments. Throughout the course, all guests will be encouraged to participate in question and answer dialogue.


SOUND ISOLATION FOR INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
10:00am - 1:00am
PRESENTED BY: Jim Caron - D & B Tile Distributors
Floor-to-floor noise causing problems for your properties? This course will update you on the latest Florida Building Codes, show the differences between STC vs IIC sound ratings and explain the types of floor configurations that can help reduce floor-to-floor noise.


2016 LEGAL UPDATE - 2 CEU'S (LU1)
9:15am - 11:15am
PRESENTED BY: Michael Bender - Kaye Bender Rebaum
Get updated on legislative changes made in 2016. This course will discuss the pros and cons of changes made by legislature, how they affect your community, and how they impact collections from tenants in delinquent units, suspension of use rights, fire-sprinkler retrofit extensions, and foreclosure practices. Gain a bird’s-eye- view of legislation workings its way through the Capital.


TIME MANAGEMENT - 1 CEU (HR/ELE)
10:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Mirza, Basulto & Robbins, LLP
This is a course designed for community association managers on Time Management. This continuing education course will cover topics such as how to prepare a to do list, how to prioritize and how to budget your time. Licensed Community Association Managers will gain an insight to the key elements of delegating, how to cushion your time and how to avoid nay sayers and procrastination.


ODOR CONCERNS IN OUR INDOOR AIR QUALITY - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Leeyen Sieza
Have any of your homeowners complained of a “musty” or “moldy” odor in the property? Have you been hesitant to reply or offer a solution due to uncertainty? This course shares information on what causes those “musty and moldy” odors in our properties. It discusses the information about potential sources and, most importantly, the solutions that will limit the liability for the Association. By attending this course, you will learn information that will make you confident to address the homeowner’s concerns and resolve any potential issues that may be affecting the indoor air quality in your properties.


CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT, I HAVE NO RESERVES AND WE NEED A LOAN - 1 CEU (IFM/ELE)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Executive National Bank
Improve your capital by learning how to secure a loan with little or no reserves.


40 YEAR RECERTIFICATION OF BUILDINGS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
12:45pm - 1:45pm
PRESENTED BY: SRHL Law
Review the history and basics of the 40 Year & Older Building Safety Program, now in effect in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Explore the importance and benefits of the program, and learn how to prepare for and schedule your recertification. (Course #9626901)


ANGER MANAGEMENT - 1CEU (HR/ELE)
12:45pm - 1:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Michael Zawaki & Lorraine Megdanis - Presentation Dynamics
Anger Management was designed for all Community Association Managers and Board Members to understand that being angry can waste a lot of time and prevent people from achieving all that they can in the work place. Everyone occasionally gets angry and anger is a natural reaction to the things that happen: to you, around you, to someone you care for. Anger is a normal emotion unless the result of your anger is such that your reaction becomes uncontrollable, violent, or destructive. Out of control anger can lead to many psychological and emotional issues, as well as many difficulties with your career, important relationships, and friendships.


WATERPROOFING & PAINTING ESSENTIALS - 1 CEU (OPP)
12:45pm - 1:45am
PRESENTED BY: M2E Consulting Engineers
Learn about the importance and essentials of waterproofing and painting your building. This course will examine the best ways to preserve and prolong the life expectancy of your building while protecting its use and contents. (Course #9626424)


NAVIGATING THE FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING ACT - 1 CEU (OPP)
2:45pm - 3:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Michael Bender & Andrew Black - Kaye Bender Rembaum
The Fair Housing laws have sparked confusion and debate among board members and residents of community associations. In response and to help clarify the law, leading South Florida community association law firm Kaye Bender Rembaum will present “NAVIGATING FAIR HOUSING LAWS: ASSISTANCE ANIMALS, REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS, AND HOUSING FOR OLDER PERSONS". The seminar will provide attendees with a wealth of information and is an excellent opportunity to learn how to successfully and legally navigate common fair housing laws issues concerning: (i) assistance animals vs. pets; (ii) permitting reasonable modifications to property to assist a disabled resident; and, (iii) issues impacting housing for older person (55+) communities"


RECORDS & MEETINGS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
2:45pm - 3:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Lazaro Gonzalez - Florida DBPR
This one-hour credited CAM-CEU course will explain the differences between board of directors’ meetings, annual election meetings, budget meetings, special assessment meetings, proper voting procedures and statutory requirements of each under Florida law. In addition it will cover what records are unit owners entitled to see and how do they request to see them? What are you prohibited from seeing? This seminar will examine proper recordkeeping and access requirements for condominium associations.


WHAT TO EXPECT OF YOURSELF AS PRESIDENT
2:45pm - 3:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Rich Parker - The Presidents Club
The seminar will expand on the role of being a President, and how to relate to other Board members and management.


LANDLORD-TENANT ISSUES AFFECTING THE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - 2 CEU'S (ELE)
2:30pm - 4:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Cristina De Zayas - Jurado Law Group, P.A.
The participants of this course will obtain a better understanding of how to deal with landlord-tenant issues affecting the community association. The course shall be taught using real life hypotheticals and examples. Sample forms will be analyzed and provided. The course will be taught in a classroom setting. The participants will be encouraged to ask questions and will be engaged in classroom discussion. A course evaluation sheet will be handed out at the end of the course.


PROTECT & BEAUTIFY CONCRETE- 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
2:45pm - 3:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Glenn Remler & Rudy Silva - Sherwin-Williams
Get detailed information on how to keep your concrete protected and beautiful for years to come. Discuss the most common types of concrete repairs and learn about a variety of decorative treatments to beautify concrete substrates.