2014 Young Professionals
Leadership Conference: Connect Effect
CHICAGO – The
Illinois CPA Society’s Young Professionals Leadership Conference positions the
next generation of finance and accounting professionals for future success, and
this year’s conference features strategies to bring connectivity into the
workplace. Additional presentations include insight into creating power teams,
relationship-building for business opportunities and a case study in
The keynote speech, Social Gravity,
given by Talent Anarchy Founder and renowned author and presenter, Jason
Lauritsen, reveals how to take unexpected opportunities to connect with others
and turn them into meaningful and profitable relationships. While we all have
connections, such as on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, what do these
connections mean? How do we ensure we’re connecting with the right people to
foster career growth?
Hosted at the Mid-America Club, AON Center, Chicago, IL from 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., the Young Professionals
Leadership Conference is open to members and non-members. Attendees
will learn real-world strategies to better engage with others
and bring a sense of connectivity into their lives.
The conference also features engaging
- Power Teams
Leverage the strengths of individuals for organizational success.
- Step Outside the Cubicle
Develop authentic, sustainable connections for business opportunities.
- Destructive Culture/Connections
Learn what Lance Armstrong can teach us about the power and ethics of
“The Young Professionals
Leadership Conference is a premier event for the Society. We all know the
adage, ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ and this conference
emphasizes the importance of creating and fostering connections to further
one’s career,” said Illinois CPA Society President and CEO, Todd Shapiro.
"This conference embraces the next generation of accounting professionals
and equips them to leverage meaningful relationships."
Seats are limited for the Illinois CPA
Society’s Young Professionals Leadership Conference. Visit www.icpas.org or call
800-993-0393 to register. The dynamic half-day conference is $75 for members
and $95 for non-members (includes breakfast). Attendees will receive four
hours of CPE credit including one hour of ethics.
About the Illinois CPA
The Illinois CPA Society
(ICPAS), with over 23,000 members, is one of the largest state CPA
societies in the nation. For more than a century
the Society has advanced the highest ethical and financial standards of the
profession, and remains a leader in educating the public on financial issues.
The Society focuses on four key initiatives in serving its members and the
public: advocacy, information, education and connections.