Skills for the Future


Date: March 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:55 PM
Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Address: 5555 N. River Rd, Rosemont, IL
Course Code: C43097
CPE: 8.5 hours
Cost: $360 members / $445 non-members
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BONUS: Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshop

Data Analytics 101: How Data Drives Better Business Decisions
Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Illinois CPA Society
Address: 550 W. Jackson Blvd, Ste 900, Chicago, IL
Course Code: C43096
CPE: 4 hours
Cost: $215 members / $260 non-members

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Plus, new conference features!

  • VR/AR Demo Zone: experience virtual realty and augmented reality in real time with this one of a kind exhibit.
  • FREE Podcasts: Hear expert insights in short, talk-radio-type of programs on any device, at any time. Topics include Business Tax Reform, FASB 2018 Update, Best Practices for Faster, Better Month-End Close

Controllers Conference Agenda

  • 7:30 am - 8:15 am Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:15 am - 8:30 am Welcome & Overview

  • 8:30 am - 9:45 am Opening Keynote | The Cherished Advisor: Utilizing Artificial Intelligence to Create Opportunities for Inter-Departmental Relationships

  • 9:45 am - 10:00 am Break

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am Corporate Strategy | Applying Rev Rec & Lease Standards: The Best Ideas in 75 Minutes

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am Future Skills | Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality: How These New Tool Will Shape the Finance Department

  • 11:20 am - 12:35 pm Corporate Strategy: Anatomy of a Cyberattack: See it Happen & Learn How to Mitigate the Damage

  • 11:20 am - 12:35 pm Future Skills | Master Project Management Skills Using an Unlikely Hero: Improvisation

  • 12:35 - 1:30 pm Lunch Keynote: Everyone (Including You!) is a Communicator: How to be a Better One

  • 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Corporate Strategy | 2018's Best Ideas for Preventing Company Fraud

  • 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Future Skills | Write Right: Secrets to Effective Business Writing

  • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break

  • 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Corporate Strategy | Multiply Your Value with Strategic Thinking Skills

  • 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Future Skills | Blockchain 101 for Corporate Finance Leaders

  • 3:55 pm - 4:55 pm Interactive Closing Session: Say "Yes" to a Positive Work Environment