Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants hosts 24th Annual Management & Business Advisers Conference

MINNEAPOLIS (May 31, 2018) -- Chief financial officers, controllers and corporate finance professionals from Minnesota and throughout the United States will be at the Minneapolis Convention Center June 18--19 for the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants' (MNCPA) 24th Annual Management & Business Advisers Conference (MBAC18).

MBAC18 provides finance leaders with more than 50 sessions to choose from on topics essential to enhance their leadership and decision-making skills. Attendees will also receive updates on important topics, such as tax reform, fraud prevention and revenue recognition implementation. Sixteen hours of continuing professional education is offered for attendees attending both conference days.  

MBAC18 starts with a keynote address from Daniel Lerner, a positive psychology expert, author and instructor of NYU's "The Science of Happiness." Lerner's presentation is sponsored by Deloitte LLP.

Other renowned keynote presenters include:

  • Henry "Hank" Shea, senior distinguished fellow, University of St. Thomas School of Law, and John Rubischko, ex-convict and former mortgage broker, presenting "Business Ethics: Lessons Learned from Ethical Failings."
  • Brandon Johnson, the Positive Energy GuyTM, author and leadership expert, presenting "Positive Energy, Positive Teams, Positive Results."
  • Blake Oliver, senior product marketing manager for FloQast, in a bonus spotlight session, presenting "Beyond Accounting and Finance: Top Technology Trends Affecting Businesses," which is sponsored by FloQast.

MBAC18 is generously supported by FloQast, the event's platinum sponsor. The event's silver-level sponsor is Robert Half, and the lanyards are sponsored by BlackLine.

The MNCPA continues its partnership with The Institute of Internal Auditors Twin Cities Chapter (IIA) to develop a governance, risk and compliance track at MBAC18. The IIA is the voice for internal audit, promoting best practices and leadership for the global profession.

Visit the conference website for a complete rundown of sessions and speakers, and to register.

The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) serves the public interest by advancing the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession. The MNCPA delivers on that promise by offering extensive continuing professional education and resources; advocating for members and the public with regulatory agencies and boards; and mentoring and encouraging the CPAs and business leaders of tomorrow. Founded in 1904, the MNCPA has more than 8,500 members who work in public accounting, business, industry, government and education.


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