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California Realtors get hands-on tech training

State association event slated for Sept. 20-22

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More than 8,000 Realtors are expected to attend the California Association of Realtors' Centennial Realtor Expo this month in San Diego, the trade group has said. The convention is slated for Sept. 20-22, at the San Diego Convention Center, and offers educational, networking and professional development opportunities. Hundreds of industry vendors and service providers will showcase their latest products and information in nearly 350 exhibit booths. C.A.R. also will release the association's 2006 Housing Market Forecast on Sept. 21. On Sept. 20, known as Tech Tuesday for attendees, Realtors can participate in a full day of comprehensive technology training. In addition, C.A.R. Executive Vice President Joel Singer will moderate Tech Tuesday's opening session, as four high-power, tech-savvy panelists discuss the ever-changing role of technology in the real estate industry. Panelists include Jeff Culbertson, chief operating officer, Western Region, NRT Inc. and president of the Sacra...