Events Calendar

We invite you to join us at our next regular meeting! Not only will you receive the educational benefit of CPE hours on current and relevant subjects, but you will enjoy networking with other management accountants and financial managers, too. Visit our Next Meeting page for more details.

2016-2017 Meeting Calendar

Date/Time*
Place
Speaker/Topic

Tuesday,

September 20, 2016

5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE

Price: $25.00

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI

2 Hours of CPE

Ethics

Tom Love

ServiceMaster - Kalamazoo

 

Tuesday,
October 18, 2016

5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE
Price: $25.00

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI

October 18, 2016

Nancy Miller from Workiva

You're on the Hook: Personal Liability, ICFR and the Fallout from the Yates memo. During this discussion we will hear about Ethics and Morals, new rules that the DOJ and SEC are implementing for personal liability, and real world case studies on increased scrutiny for the accounting and finance staff.

The Last Mile of Analytics. We will discuss the importance of the last mile of analytics, challenges that organizations have in managing analytics and suggestions to overcome the challenges.

Tuesday,
November 15, 2016
5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE:
Price: $25.00

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI

Chris Mishler, Experis

Chris Mishler from Experis will be discussing Emerging Technology and Opportunities at the early session that will start around 5:15 pm.

You will also not want to miss the late session on Excel Risks and Controls combined with Excel Productivity Tips.

December No Meeting

Happy Holidays!

Tuesday,

February 21, 2017
5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE
Price: No Charge

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI

John Schmitt

Pre Dinner Session: Small Business & Technology Development Center Business Client Services

John is a Senior Business Consultant with the Southwest Michigan Region of the SBTDC, has taught at Western Michigan University, and has owned small businesses (including Food Dance Cafe) in the Kalamazoo area. John is featured in the February issue of the SW Michigan Spark, a free publication available in many locations around Kalamazoo.

Lisa Waalkes

After Dinner Session: How to Conduct Productive Meetings

Lisa Waalkes, National HRIS Supervisor and a former District Governor of Toastmasters

Tuesday,
March 21, 2017

5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE
Price: No Charge

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road Kalamazoo, MI

Service Design & Design Thinking --

The Customer Experience

Penny S. Weller, PhD, CMA, The Hackett Group

Penny Weller, Global Business Services North American Operations Leader. A Six Sigma Black Belt and certified master trainer, Penny has a wealth of wealth of experience in global business/shared services and accounting
and finance. She conducts research on topical GBS issues and advises executives on tactical ways to improve their performance.

Estate Planning
Catherine Metzer, Attorney
Miller Johnson

Catherine Contos Metzer is a member of Miller Johnson and has been practicing law since 1984. She specializes in estate planning and taxation, probate and trust administration, guardianship and conservatorship, special needs trusts, elder law and Medicaid planning. Ms. Metzer is also co-chair of the firm's Elder Law and Disability Planning practice group.

Tuesday,
April 18, 2017
5:15pm-7:30pm
2 hours CPE
Price: No Charge

 

The Beacon Club
5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI

Whistleblowing and the Dodd-Frank Act
& SEC Scrutiny
Special Two-Hour Ethics Presentation


 

*Regular meetings start at 5:15 pm with a technical session, followed by a dinner session.

We look forward to meeting together!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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