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Management Conference

Conference Schedule

Virtual Schedule has limited sessions
*sessions not available virtually

Monday, June 17

8:00 am - 9:30 am

A. Economic Update - Chris Kuehl 

9:40 am - 10:30 am

B1. Accounting Fast & Slow: Thinking About Analysis - Brian Maturi
B2. AI Impact on Cybersecurity - Wes Henry
B3. Microsoft Outlook Must Know Email Tips - John Higgins
B4. Paralyzed by Perfect - Kelsey Joy*

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

C1. Driving Performance with Metrics - Brian Maturi
C2. Tax Update - Jay Heflin & Brian Zerface
C3. Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency  - 15 Years Later- John Higgins
C4. Prioritize with Purpose - Kelsey Joy*

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

D1. Balance Sheet Management: The Least Understood Risks? - Brian Maturi
D2. HR Trends - Stacy Johnston
D3. Microsoft 365 Apps Lightning Round Review - John Higgins
D4. Resilient: Mastering the Inner Game of Leadership - LeAnn Brown*

2:25 pm - 3:40 pm

E1.  Beyond Traditional Budgeting: Reduce Work and Improve Control- Brian Maturi
E2. HR for Finance Professionals - Stacy Johnston
E3. ChatGPT: What Every CPA Should Know - John Higgins
E4. Succession Planniing: Building Your Leadership Pipeline - LeAnn Brown*

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm

F. Consistency Chain - George Campbell

Tuesday, June 18

8:00 am - 9:40 am

G. Business Ethics Update - Boz Bostrom (This counts for 2 Ethics CPE)  

9:50 am - 10:40 am

H1. #1 Mistake Managers Make - Richard Karwic
H2. How to Handle Difficult Situations - Mike Gregory
H3. Networking Success - Boz Bostrom
H4. Advanced Topics in Power BI- Tommy Stephens*

10:55 am - 11:45 am

I1. Staff Retention: Attract and Keep the Best People - Richard Karwic
I2. Improving Business Partnership Collaboration - Mike Gregory
I3. Controller/CFO Outlook Update - Jim Lindell
I4. Ripped From the Headlines - Outrageous Tales of Cybercrimes - Tommy Stephens*

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

J1. Accounting Reimagined: The Future of Our Professional - Richard Karwic
J2. Effective Virtual Team Leadership - Mike Gregory
J3. The Art of Financial Storytelling - Jim Lindell
J4. Technology Update 2024 - Tommy Stephens*

2:25 pm - 3:40 pm

K1. Delivering Bad News? Don't be the Messenger Who Gets Shot! - Richard Karwic
K2. Essential Skills for Negotiation - Mike Gregory
K3. Data & Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence - Jim Lindell
K4. Formatting Excel Spreadsheets the Right Way - Tommy Stephens*

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm

L. A Different Kind of Career: Under Cover in the CIA - Jim Olson


CPE: 16 hours available
Includes 2 Ethics Hours

Holiday Inn - Fargo
3803 13th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
ND CPAs Society 2024 Conference Hotel Reservation Link
*Ask about the North Dakota CPA Management Conference*

*Make Reservations by May 17th*

Fees: Add $50 after May 31
$450 Member ($550 Nonmember)
$400 One Day Member ($500 One Day Nonmember)
$430 Group Discount

Group Discount is available for groups of 10 or more from the same company. Participants can be any combo of in-person and/or virtual.

Cancellation and Refunds: Full refund if received 10 working days prior to conference. A $50 admin fee is charged if canceling less than 10 working days before conference. No refunds after June 14. Exceptions considered on a case by case basis.

Thank you to the Industry Committee Members

Barry Chouinard
Dee Ann Ellingson
Marci Eberle
KrisCinda Erickson, Chair
Breann Harm
Rachel Hellyer

Sheldon Kauk, Board Liason
Raynda Kordonowy
Niketa Kusler
Barimore Maring
Karla Mongeon-Stewart
Brittany St. Bernard