2018 Midwest Region Meeting


Thursday, October 4, 2018

 1:15 pm - 4:00 pmIndiana Statehouse Tour
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Table Top Displays

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception


Friday, October 5, 2018

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Table Top Displays


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:10 am

President’s Welcome
Speaker: Lori M. Olsen, Central Michigan University

8:10 am – 9:05 am

Facilitating Data-Driven Innovation: How Public-Private Collaboration Improves Outcomes
Speaker: Darshan Shah, State of Indiana, Management Performance Hub

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Perspective on High-Quality Teaching from the Cook Prize Winners
Speaker: Susan M. Curtis, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

10:15 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am - 12:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Speaker: Richard Walstra, Dominican University

Data and Analytics - Embracing Change and Preparing Future Accountants
Speaker: Ann C. Dzuranin, Northern Illinois University

1:45 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent Sessions

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm 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 6, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast with Research Roundtable Forum Session

8:00 am - 8:20 am

Business Meeting

8:20 am - 8:50 am

Speaker: Richard Walstra, Dominican University

The Quality of Accounting Education Research and Submissions
Speaker: Natalie T. Churyk, Northern Illinois University

9:05 am - 10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:45 am – 11:15 am


11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 1:30 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Microsoft Power BI Advanced (PC based) Parts 3 and 4
Presenters: Guido L. Geerts, University of Delaware, Gail Hoover King, Purdue University Northwest

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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