Dear 2018 Conference Attendees:

I welcome you to the 44th Annual IMA Ohio Regional Council Meonske Professional Development Conferece, April 26-27, 2018 - the premier education and networking experience for accounting, finance, business executives, and anyone interested in learning the latest accounting/compliance regulations and best/latest management practices as corporations strive to be competitive in a local and global environment.  We offer our popular ethics seminar that qualifies for 3 CPE hours of Accountancy Board of Oho approved Professional Standards and Responsibilities and 16 total hours of CPE.

I can assure you that the planning committee continues our value-based CPE brand of presenting leading national authorities from IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants); FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board); SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission); COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission); SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board); academia, public accounting, and corporations.

You and your staff can attend one or two days of the conference.  The Friday Track 2, Women Leadership in Accounting and Finance, led by highly successful professional women, is limited to the first 125 registrant and provides practical and intense detailed discussions/interaction, for developing leadership skills in the workplace.

I urge you to register early because many of our highly-rated prior 43 conferences have been sellouts.  Please take a moment to review the entire program topics and speakers and I believe that you will agree that this is a must attend event and represents one of the best CPE values available anywhere.  The panel members for financial reporting panel, cyber security, sustainability, robotics processing, and women leadership will provide a wealth of knowledge for workplace application.  World class IT thought leader Michael Capellas will provide insights into the future of the IT world with his Keynote Luncheon Address: Disruptive Technology - The Next Big Thing That Will Change Everything!  So, consider stepping outside your day-to-day activities to focus, rejuvenate, and enjoy an incredible learning and networking experience with colleagues and sponsors.

Look forward to seeing you at the conference.


Norman R. Meonske, Ph.D.

Conference and Program Chairman