Meonske Conference Schedule

View the Meonske Professional Development Conference Schedule for 2024 below. The conference runs May 16 & 17. 

View 2024 Conference Topics & Descriptions

 

Thursday, May 16, 2024

7:30  7:55 am: Registration (Student Center/KSC Ballroom, 2nd Floor)

8:00 8:10 am: Welcome Remarks

8:10 – 9:00 am: Finance Leaders – Change Resilience (G-1)

9:00 – 9:50 am: Work Force Development Panel (G-2)

9:50 – 10:10 am: Morning Break

10:15 11:30 am: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: The Ohio Ethics Law: Can I Do That? (AEE-4)
  • Track 2:  Government & Nonprofit CFO Alignment (GN-1)
  • Track 3: Data Analysis using Subtotals, Filtering, and Pivot Tables (TCH-2)        

11:30 – 12:50 pm: Lunch & Speaker

  • Fraud & Cybersecurity Threat Landscape – Alexandra Madonia, FBI (AEE-2)

12:55 – 1:55 pm: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Chief Audit Executives Roundtable (AEE-1)
  • Track 2: GASB Updates (GN-2)
  • Track 3: Cleaning Excel Data with Power Query (TCH-3)

2:00 – 3:00 pm: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Chief Audit Executives Roundtable (continued) (AEE-1)
  • Track 2: Navigating Financial and Economic Headwinds in the Nonprofit Environment (GN-3)
  • Track 3: Excel Mastery Unleashed: "Ask the Experts" Workshop (TCH-4)             

3:00 – 3:20 pm: Afternoon Break

3:20 – 4:20 pm: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Legislative Update (TL-3)
  • Track 2: ESG Regulatory Reporting Update (AEE-3)
  • Track 3: Optimizing Accounting and Finance Operations (FI-4)

4:25 – 4:40 pm: Increasing Meeting Productivity – A Systemic Approach (G-3)

4:40 – 4:50 pm: Closing Remarks (includes drawing for door prizes)

4:50 – 5:50 pm: Networking Reception

     

Friday, May 17, 2024

7:30 – 7:55 am: Registration (Student Center/KSC Ballroom, 2nd Floor)

8:00 – 8:10 am: Welcome Remarks 

8:10 – 9:40 am: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Financial Reporting Panel (FI-1)
  • Track 2:  Tax Policy Updates (TL-1)

9:45 – 10:05 am:  Morning Break

10:05 – 11:30 am: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Financial Reporting Q&A (FI-1)
  • Track 2:  State and Local Tax Update (TL-2)

11:30 – 1:00 pm: Lunch & Speaker: Welcome by Dean Deborah F. Spake, Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

  • Executive Perspective: Sanjay Singh, Chairman, Mace Security International, Inc., (G-4)

1:05 – 2:20 pm: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Professional Ethics (PSR3): Avoiding the Slippery Slope: Establishing Ethical Guardrails (AEE-5)
  • Track 2: Finance Transformation (FI-2)

2:20 – 2:40 pm: Afternoon Break

2:40 – 3:55 pm: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Track 1: Professional Ethics: Avoiding the Slippery Slope: Establishing Ethical Guardrails (continued) (AEE-5)
  • Track 2: Optimizing the “Accounting Factory” (FI-3)

4:00 – 4:50 pm: A.I. – Catching the Wave of Tomorrow (TCH-1)

4:50 – 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks from Norman Meonske, Conference Founder (includes drawing for door prizes)