Fall 2017 Conference Schedule

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2017 Tulsa IMA CPE Conference Agenda

 Tuesday, August 22, 2017

 7:00 - 8:00
Registration

8:00 - 8:10
Program Introduction

8:10 - 9:25
   Keynote Speaker: Professional Tools and Tips For Being a Professional Accountant
Gregory Blake, Chief Encouragement Officer of Pep Works

9:40 - 10:30
Priorities of the SEC Office of the Investor Advocate
Stephen Deane, SEC

10:45 - 12:00
Robotic Process Automation – Evolution and Impact of the Digital Workforce on Finance & Accounting and Beyond - the Age of Disruption
Kaush Oza, RGP & Matt Parsons, Blue Prism

12:00 - 1:05
Lunch

1:05 - 2:20
Concurrent Sessions:

Forensic Accounting:
The Power of Patterns
Leah Wietholter, Workman Forensics

 Critical Thinking
Professor Andrew Urich, OSU

 Stressed for Success in Times of Distress
Gregory Blake, Pep Works

2:35 - 3:35/3:50 - 4:55 
Ethics 2.0
Professor Andrew Urich, OSU

5:00 - 6:00
IMA Social
Live Music/Fabulous Door Prizes/Refreshments

 Wednesday, August 23, 2017

 8:00 - 8:10
Introduction

8:10 – 9:25
Is the Economy As Hot As Tulsa Is in August
Dr. Chris Kuehl, Partner Armada Corporate Intelligence

9:40 - 10:30
Cyber Security:  Current Trends and Attacks 
Dr. Shannon McMurtrey, Professor at Drury University

10:45 - 12:00
Power Excel
Bill Jelen, Mr. Excel

12:00 - 1:05
Lunch

1:05 - 1:55
Preparing for the New Leases Standard
Michael Keeler, CEO - LeaseAccelerator

2:10 - 3:00
Concurrent Sessions I

 Power Tools in Excel – Part 1
Bill Jelen, Mr. Excel

 President Trump’s Proposed Tax
Changes for Ind. / Corporations
Tim Buford, Partner PWC

 Corporate Project Management
Linda Hollingsworth, CS3 Technology

3:10 - 4:00
Concurrent Sessions II

Power Tools In Excel  - Part 2
Bill Jelen, Mr. Excel

 The Evolution of Commerce and Sales Taxes
Scott Peterson - VP of Tax Policy, Avalara

 New Accounting Standards Update
Jacob Odom, Partner - EY

 4:10 - 5:00
Update on Vision of Tulsa and Current / Future Business Development
Mayor G. T. Bynum

5:00
Closing Comments