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  • National Pilot Region Speaker

    Behind The Great and Powerful Wizard: How Big Data Is Re-Shaping Hollywood and Our Culture

    The media moguls that brought us to the wild, wild West, and took us on odysseys to the furthest reaches of space, now enter the newest frontier of exploration and adventure - Big Data. How are our cultural industries navigating (and cultivating) this ever-shifting terrain of data feedback? And what danger does this virtual realm hold for the curious consumer?

    Join Ruth McCartney, Internet, Digital and New Media Entrepreneur, for a discussion of how our cultural engagement is being monitored... and manipulated.

  • Speakers

    Bruce Behn, AAA President - Elect
    AAA Building a Bridge to Our Future

    R. Harold Schroeder, Financial Accounting Standards Board
    Update on FASB Activities

    Scott Wiley, President and CEO of The Ohio Society of CPAs

  • CTLA Sessions

    Using Technology to Increase Student Engagement in the Accounting Classroom

    Perspectives of Auditing Practitioners on Teaching and Research

    Help Shape the Future: Share what you wish you had known when you first started teaching

    Crash Course on Flipping the Classroom: Everything You Need to Know

    Professor, What’s on the Exam?? Creating Independent Thinkers through Self-Directed Learning

  • Sharpening Your Teaching Skills

    The meeting will feature a track of sessions that will be designed with evolving classroom teaching in mind and we strongly encourage Non-Tenure Track and Two Year College to attend. Sessions can include content on pedagogical issues, teaching strategies, and interfacing with Four Year institutions, among others.

    New information will be posted soon.

2015 Ohio Region Meeting

Plant Tour and Presentation

With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Lean Accounting at Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin has been a leader in Lean accounting for the past ten years. The Parker team has been very involved in the Lean accounting community, frequently presenting at past annual Lean Accounting Summits. Learn how Parker Hannifin has incorporated lean accounting into his processes, becoming a global leader of the practice in the process.

The tour will include:

1.     An Overview of Parker Hannifin.

2.     An Overview of Lean and Lean Accounting

3.     A discussion on why standard costing doesn’t work

4.     How Lean Accounting produces information useful for decision support, planning, and control. 

5.     A discussion about implications for accounting education

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cost: $50 per person includes: tour, presentation, and round trip bus transportation

Credit Hours:  1.0 CH

Field of Study:  Accounting

Program Level:  Basic

Method of Delivery:  Group-Live

Intended Audience:  Accounting faculty

Learning Objectives:

Prerequisites:  None

Advanced Preparation Required:  None

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