2017 Midwest Region Meeting


Thursday, October 26, 2017

12:45 pm – 4:30 pm The Art Institute of Chicago Tour

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Accounting IS Big Data: A How-To Workshop

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Table Top Displays

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception


Friday, October 27, 2017

7:00 am - 4:00 pm Table Top Displays
Roger CPA Review, Wiley

7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:05 am Plenary Session #1
The PCAOB, 15 years; Reflections on Key Accomplishments and Key Challenges on the Horizon
Thomas A. Wanat, PCAOB 

9:15 am - 10:15 am Plenary Session #2
Well, THAT Didn't Work. How Purposeful, Systematic and Continuous Improvement Has Kept Me from Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater (and other ways it has affected my teaching): Perspectives on Effective Teaching
Speaker: Billie Cunningham, University of Missouri, School of Accountancy

10:15 am - 10:45 am Break with Refreshments

10:45 am - 12:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fraud the Facts and the Myths and the Evolving Role of the Forensic Accountant
Speaker: Gregory E. Wolski, Ernst & Young LLP

1:45 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent Sessions

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm Ice Cream Social Break
Sponsored by

3:55 pm - 5:35 pm

Concurrent Sessions

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Reception with Effective Learning Strategies Displays

Saturday, October 28, 2017

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast with Research Roundtable Forum Session and Business Meeting

8:00 am - 8:20 am Business Meeting

8:20 am - 8:50 am Pathways to a Sustainable Future
Speaker: Marc Rubin, AAA President-Elect, Miami University of Ohio, Farmer School of Business
9:05 am - 10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:45 am - 11:15 am Break with Refreshments

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

Note: The CPE Fields of Study curriculum is divided into twenty subject matter areas. These fields represent the primary knowledge and skill areas needed by accounting licensees to perform professional services in all fields of employment. Each Credit Hour is based on 50 minutes. The Program Level for each of these sessions is Basic, unless otherwise stated. Delivery Method: Group Live

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