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National Land Conference scheduled for March 18-20 at the Flamingo

Realtors Land Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors will hold the 2013 National Land Conference, “LAND: The Real Deal” March 18-20 at the Flamingo.

The event will include world-renowned economists, a climatologist, an expert in wind and air rights; a vineyard and orchard specialist; investment strategists; a mineral and gas surface use and development expert; auction professionals; and timber, ranch and recreation experts.

Some of the expert presenters include Mark Dotzour, chief economist and director of research at Texas A&M University; Kimberly Diamond, an attorney with the law firm Lowenstein Sandler; Peter Backlund, director of National Center for Atmospheric Research, and Randall Pope, president and CEO of Westchester Agriculture Asset Management.

The final keynote presenter is Brian Binnie, a civilian astronaut.

A government affairs update will review what is happening in Washington that is important to land professionals; it will be presented by a National Association of Realtors government affairs representative.

As part of the event, The Greatest Cowboy Auction on Earth will be led by auctioneers from throughout the United States.

“The Cowboy Auction is a don’t-miss, fun time,” said Michele Cohen, executive vice president of Realtors Land Institute. “Our participants can also donate goods and participate in the real deal of an auction to purchase vacations, fishing exhibitions, artwork, wine, whiskey, gift certificates, and more.”

To register, visit www.rliland.com/2013-national-land-conference or call 800-441-5263.

Realtors Land Institute and the Accredited Land Consultant Designation Realtors Land Institute is one of the country’s leading membership organizations for real estate practitioners who specialize in all segments of land — agriculture, timber, ranch, recreation, vacant, land management, appraisal, commercial, transitional, site selection and auction.

The group provides the Accredited Land Consultant designation.

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