“Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” – Paul Hawken.
Introducing our keynote speakers . . .
Speaker, negotiator and co-founder of Envoy a negotiation and market influence firm that works on a small portfolio of discrete initiatives to deliver outcomes that mutually benefit business, environment, and society.
Multimedia artist, speaker, author and innovator. Crashing irreverently through conventional boundaries.
Visionary, US Athlete Track & Field, NCAA athlete, Philanthropist
Former U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Taskforce, Expert Witness, Professor, Chief Technology Officer.
Wednesday, May 22
7:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:30 am
A. Market Disruption: Where Innovation and Negotiation Intersect
9:50 am - 11:30 am
B1. PDF Tools for Productivity
B2. They Want Us to Do What? A FASB Update
B3. Ethics: 50 Shades of Gray
B4. The 7 Principles of Fierce Conversations
B5. Employee Benefit Trends: What Appeals to Different Generations
11:30 - 12:20 Lunch
12:20 pm – 2:00 pm
C1. Excel Power Query - 10 Things You Need to Know
C2. Rolling Forecasts: Best Practices and Implementation
C3. Value of Collaboration – The Art of Relationship Management
C4. Facilitation as a Core Leadership Competency
C5. Me, Too! Concerns for Employers with Harassment and Bullying
2:10 pm - 3:25 pm
D1. Sales Tax Compliance in a Post-Wayfair
D2. Self-Perception, Misconception
D3. How to Identify, Explain, and Present Pertinent Financial Information to Non-Accountants
D4. Developing Resilience to Manage Stress
D5. HR Compliance Update
3:45 pm – 4:35 pm
E. A Different Kind of Different
Reception - Join us for a short reception on Monday following the conference sessions. Take this chance to relax, make dinner plans and network with other attendees and speakers. The first drink is on us!
Thursday, May 23
7:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am – 9:40 am
F. Deadliest Catch: Don’t Be Another Fish in The Dark ‘Net
10:00 am – 11:40 am
G1. Excel's Best New Features
G2. How to Create and Maintain an Ethics-Based Business Environment
G3. Business Tax Update
G4. Every Day Leadership Skills That Produce REAL Results
G5. Social Media Basics in Business
11:15 - 12:05 Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
H1. Personal Privacy
H2. Financial Statement Fraud: Issues, Exposures & Answers
H3. How to Manage an Outsourced Tax Function
H4. Communicate Like a Boss without Being Bossy
H5. Sponsored Session: The 123's of Financing
1:55 pm – 3:10 pm
I1. Power BI - Better Reporting the Easy Way
I2. How to Manage Fraud Risks in Procurement & Contracting
I3. Individual Tax Update
I4. The Power of Personal Leadership: 7 Keys to Go from Ordinary to Extraordinary
I5. Microsoft OneNote
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
J. Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
CPE: 16 hours available
Group Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more from the same company.
Comfortable Attire: Business casual is typical. For your comfort, please dress in layers to accommodate typical variations in meeting room temperatures.
Room Reservations: Please make your room reservations by April 23, to ensure availability. Mention the conference for a discounted rate of $120/standard room.
Cancellation and Refunds: Full refund if received 10 working days prior to conference. A $50 administrative fee is charged if canceling less than 10 working days before conference. No refunds after May 17. Exceptions considered on a case by case basis.