On Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 6pm (6am of Monday, September 24, Bangkok time), there was a welcome reception of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) at the Mill City Museum, Minneapolis, MN, USA for the participants of the 2018 IAAO Annual Conference.
Dr.Sopon Pornchokchai, President of the Agency for Real Estate Affairs (www.area.co.th) is participating this conference as a speaker. He has been IAAO member for over 20 years. He brought IAAO courses to teach in Bangkok several times too. On many years, he took a group of assessors and local authorities to attend this conference.
IAAO is a nonprofit, educational, and research association. It is a professional membership organization of government assessment officials and others interested in the administration of the property tax. IAAO was founded in 1934, and now has a membership of more than 7,000 members worldwide from governmental, business, and academic communities.
Mill City Museum is a Minnesota Historical Society museum in Minneapolis. It opened in 2003 built in the ruins of the Washburn "A" Mill next to Mill Ruins Park on the banks of the Mississippi River. The museum focuses on the founding and growth of Minneapolis, especially flour milling and the other industries that used hydropower from Saint Anthony Falls (https://bit.ly/2PZFVbE).