User Conference

Our ENGAGE User Conference is an educational conference designed to appeal to a broad range of public and affordable housing staff.

Join us for Engage 2024!
November 3 – 6
Dallas Arts District
Fairmont Dallas Hotel

Head over to the registration site to learn more about the amazing sessions and fun events planned.

Traveling Man Sculpture, Dallas

This year’s event is set to be an invaluable experience for you and your team. Join us in the Dallas Arts District, Texas, from November 3 to 6 for three-plus days of informative sessions, engaging workshops, and networking opportunities with other public housing professionals from across the country. Our conference is designed to help you maximize your investment in Emphasys software solutions and stay ahead of the curve in the public housing industry. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Engage 2024 agenda is being finalized and will offer attendees a wide range of classes, topics, discussions, and keynotes, all presented by affordable housing professionals.

The tracks and sessions during Engage 2024 are scheduled to include:

New User/Refresher Training Tracks: HCV, LIPH, Admin Suite, and System Admin/IT

Admin Suite Track

  • Chart of Accounts Management
  • Budget Imports & Processing
  • Financial Report Management
  • Getting GL Ready for RAD Conversion
  • Year-end Prep
  • …and much more!

LIPH Track

  • LIPH & WL Data Optimization
  • LIPH Certifications 
  • Creating Batch Correspondence Letters
  • Best Reports in the LIPH Suite
  • HIP/HOTMA/NSPIRE Readiness for LIPH
  • …and much more!

HCV Track

  • HCV & WL Data Optimization
  • RFTA & Voucher Issue Tracking
  • HCV Certifications
  • FSS Best Practices for Utilization
  • HIP/HOTMA/NSPIRE Readiness for HCV
  • …and much more!

Portals Track

  • Landlord Portal Overview
  • Resident Portal Implementation Preparation
  • Resident Portal Interim & Annual Certifications
  • Opening & Closing a Lottery List
  • Using Portals with SSO
  • …and much more!

Technology Track

  • Q&A Roundtable with the Development Team
  • Developing Reports Using SSRS
  • Modifying Elite Standard Reports
  • Creating Elite Reports
  • Hosting – what it can do for your PHA
  • …and much more!

Special Topics Track

  • Elite Product Roundtables
  • Portals Product Roundtables
  • Reporting Product Roundtables 
  • MTW Product Roundtable
  • HUD-focused Roundtable
  • …and much more!

1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75201 

Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) = 5 miles
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) = 18 miles

The room block expires October 11, 2024. Please book early to ensure that you receive a room at the group rate.

Check-in is 3:00 p.m., and check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Cancellation requests must be received at least 72 hours before your arrival.

Presentation materials from past conferences are available for review at our client information portal, MyEmphasys.

What our clients had to say:

“It was a great experience and I will try to send more staff next time.” – J.A.

“The conference was a great learning experience; the information on Emphasys products was very helpful; the staff is knowledgeable in their field.” – M.S.

“I found the demos very helpful.” – B.S.

“Individual sessions were excellent.” – J.K.

“Very good conference with helpful information.” – D.C.

“The conference was very informative and I gained a lot of useful knowledge.” – G.P.

“Thank you for the extra touches.” – S.P.

“The overall conference was enjoyable and educational.” – S.T.

“I liked the ability to share ideas with others.” – K.S.

“This year’s conference was very good, providing a wide range of topics for the attendees. The conference was truly informative.” – P.H.

“Fantastic job!” – D.M.

“I really enjoyed it; the sessions were informative and helpful.” – D.S.

“Great people; lots of knowledge.” – D.I.

“The topics of the sessions and the opening session was all very good.” – X.W.

“As a first time attendee, I enjoyed the flow of the classes and the topics that were available in this time of change.” – L.H.

“Very informative.” – T.E.

“Great information.” – J.V.

“The conference was very well organized and provided useful information.” – M.H.

“I am walking away with more knowledge of features and it will be very useful at the office.” – K.D.

“I enjoyed it very much; I was just sorry that I couldn’t attend every session.” – B.J.

“Awesome!” – D.W.

“I learned a lot more than I expected.” – C.M.

“The presentations were very helpful to me.” – L.H.

“Overall conference was very good; sessions informative and staff helpful.” – D.B.

“The flow of each session was very smooth.” – J.L.

“I enjoyed the conference tremendously; the staff is great.” – N.D.

Registration for Engage 2024 in the Dallas Arts District is now open. Join us November 3 - 6 for training, motivation, education, and fun!
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