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2013 GAD Institute

This is your one-stop shop for information from the 2013 GAD Institute in Austin, Texas. Hope to see you next year in Burlington, Vermont – July 23-26!

2013 GAD Institute Program

This year’s Institute featured a stellar slate of speakers on professional development, policy issue, and political topics, as well as the second year of Unconference!


Presentations and handouts from the 2013 GAD Institute at Lake are available here. Review your session highlights or see what you missed!


Unconference allows attendees to make the Institute serve their own needs by scheduling time for their own discussions and topics. Check out the schedule for the Unconference and the notes and comments posted on the Unconference Board.  

Registrant List

See the final list of 2013 GAD Institute registrants, including contact information. Follow up with your peers and continue discussions!

Upload Your Pictures

We have set up a Flickr uploader so that we can post pictures of your sessions and networking events. It is easy to use. You can also check out the current photos. Did you ride the bull?

GAD Directory

Please take a moment to review your state's GAD list. We need your help ensuring it is accurate. If it is not, please use the form to let us know and we will correct it.

For more information, contact Darren Smith (dsmith@realtors.org; 202.383.1068) or Beth Brittingham (bbrittingham@realtors.org; 202.383.1209).

nav_red_arrow.gif GAD Advisory Group Open Positions
With the conclusion of the 2013 GAD Institute there are now 6 open positions on the GAD Advisory Group – 3 for local GADs and 3 for state GADs. These positions are appointed by the 2013-14 GAD Chair and Vice Chair, Nathan Gorton (WA) and David Stark (CA). The GAD Advisory Group meets at the NAR Midyear and Annual conventions, and convenes for additional conference calls to plan and advise NAR staff on the GAD Institute and other GAD training opportunities. If you are interested in serving on the Advisory Group, please contact Nathan Gorton, David Stark, or Darren Smith. Please consult the GAD Policies and Procedures for more information.

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