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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 Management Conference.

We hope to see you all next year!


Monday, June 15

8:00 am - 9:30 am

A. Maintaining a Healthy Culture in the Time of COVID-19


9:50 am - 11:30 am

B1. Emerging Technologies – 2020 and Beyond
B2. 2020 FASB Update: What CPAs Need to Know

11:30 - 12:20 Lunch Break

12:20 pm – 2:00 pm

C1. Understanding Workflow and Automation Essentials
C2. COVID-19 Accounting and Reporting Issues

2:10 pm - 3:25 pm

D1. HR Issues Related to COVID-19
D2. Are You Ready to Respond to a Cyber Incident?

3:45 pm – 4:35 pm

E. How Accountants Ensure Business Resiliency for the Next Coronavirus

Tuesday, June 16

8:00 am – 9:40 am

F. Business Ethics Update 2020

10:00 am – 11:40 am

G1. Tax Update
G2. Privacy: From Global to Local, What You Need to Know to Protect Personal Data

11:15 - 12:05 Lunch Break

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

H1. Implementing Security and Privacy Policies
H2. Getting on Top of It All: The New Science for Increasing Productivity in Yourself and Others

1:55 pm – 3:10 pm

I1. Fraudulent Financial Reporting
I2. Mastering the One Minute Relationship: How to Immediately Build Rapport and Trust So You Can Create More Business

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

J. Economic Update

Bonus Sessions

Wednesday, June 17

8:00 am – 9:40 am

K. Why Internal Controls Often Fail

10:00 am – 11:40 am

L. Next-Level Leadership: Why YOU Matter Most


CPE: 20 hours available

Add $50 after June 1
$375 Society member ($425 Nonmember)

Group Discounts
are available for groups of 10 or more from the same company.

Only interested in a few sessions? You can purchase individual sessions for $100 here (nonmembers add $25)

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 June 12.  Exceptions considered on a case by case basis.

Thank You to the Members in Industry Committee:

  • Jason Hulstein, Microsoft, Fargo (Chair)
  • Barry Chouinard, Fargo
  • Dee Ann Ellingson, UND Dept of Accounting, Grand Forks
  • Marci Erbele, Doosan Infracore Construction, West Fargo
  • KrisCinda Erickson, Minn-Dak Farmers Coop, Wahpeton
  • Jackie Gapp, Fargo Public Schools, Fargo
  • Sheldon Kauk, Eide Ford M-L, Inc, Bismarck
  • Janet Kubisiak, Basin Electric Power Coop, Bismarck (Board Liaison)
  • Niketa Kusler, Advanced Business Methods, West Fargo
  • Andrew Lerud, BlackRidge Bank, Fargo
  • Barry Maring, Sonmar Management, Fargo
  • Kim Nelson, Fargo
  • Jean Ostrom-Blonigen, NDSU EPSCoR, Fargo
  • Carol Rogne, DFC Consultants, LTD., Fargo
  • Jodi Satkunam, Fargo
  • Tamara Sprynczynatyk, American Crystal Sugar, Moorhead

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Grand Forks, ND 58201

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