Conferences and Public and In-House Seminars


Take full advantage of advancing technology with TFI's public conferences and public and in-house seminar in technology forecasting, telecommunications forecasting, asset valuation, minitrends, and technology-related areas. (Stay informed of future events.)

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TFI Technology Forecasting Seminar

An excellent overview of the technology forecasting methods and techniques applicable to to fields such as communications, energy, information technology, consumer electronics, and high-tech.

Date & Location: January 28, 2014, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm, Radisson Hotel & Suites Downtwon, Austin, Texas.
Standard Rate: $250, Assessor/Gov/Academic Rate $150, Student Rate $75
Earn up to 3.25 Texas CPE credits and/or up to 4 National Registry of CPE Sponsors credits.*


9th TFI Communications Technology Asset Valuation Conference

Up-to-date overview and current forecasts of the changes in technology, markets and industry structure that are buffeting the communications industry. The emphasis is on those changes that involve the major assets of the telephone, wireless, and cable television networks.

Date: January 29-30, 2014: Day 1: 8:30 am-5:30 pm and Day 2: 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Austin, Texas.
Early Bird Rate: $895 (Regular: $995)
Early Bird Assessor/Gov. Rate: $265 (Regular: $295)
Earn up to 10 Texas CE credits and/or up tp to 13 National Registry of CPE Sponsors credits.*

MiniTrends 2014

Minitrends 2014 Conference

Date: Fall 2014, Dates DBA
Location: Holiday Inn Town Lake, Austin, Texas.
Early Bird Rate: $249 (Regular rate: $295)

For more info, see 2nd Annual MiniTrends 2013 Conference

In-House Seminars

Since 1978, TFI has provided quality off-the-shelf and tailored technology forecasting, telecommunications forecasting, asset valuation, minitrends, and technology-related workshops and seminars to commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. Taught by teams of experts, these courses offer a number of very significant training advantages. Contact us to discuss agendas and topics.


What Attendees Say

“... a unique learning experience to be had via the lectures and interaction with the audience and TFI."

Robert G. Strong, Tax Director

"Based on TFI's knowledge, skills and experience, I strongly recommend their annual Technology Futures Asset Valuation Conference to anyone who is involved in assessing telecommunications equipment or anyone involved with telecommunications in some form or another."

Raul Reyes, Business Personal Property Supervisor
Dallas Central Appraisal District

"This program is a must for anyone charged with determining fair market value for telecom assets."

Rick Masching,
Property Tax Director
Verizon Communications

"Great program ... information is timely and program ties together well. Good for attendees with various background and interests. I highly recommend it."

Jeffery S. Binkley,
Senior Director
Thomson Reuters

"… Proper valuation must take into account technological externalities that will diminish the value of the existing assets. The technological innovations are having a such an impact that keeping up is essential. This conference keeps me up to date."

Roger Grabowski,
Managing Director
Duff & Phelps