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he CFO/Controllers Conference is an exciting event that attracts financial decision-makers (CPAs and non-CPAs) from a broad range of companies and organizations throughout Central Texas. The conference is organized to cover eight topics in fast-paced, 50-minute presentations. It is one of the most highly rated conferences by participants every year.

This year’s CFO/Controllers Conference will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Norris Conference Center Austin and will offer a variety of topics for eight hours of interesting and relevant continuing education. Early registration and electronic document discounts will be available and, as always, continental breakfast and lunch is provided to attendees.

Save $30 if you register on/before September 1, 2017! 

Save $25 if you choose Electronic Materials! One week prior to the conference, you will receive a link with the course materials attached. We encourage you to bring your laptops or tablets with the downloaded materials to the conference. This ensures excess paper not going into the environment and keeps our conference costs minimal.

Click Here for Electronic Materials Registration
(Early Bird Rate: Members $215, Non-Members $345)
(Regular Rate: Members $245, Non-Members $375)
Only Non-Member CPAs are charged the non-member rate. Non-CPAs are eligible for the member rate.

Click Here for Printed Materials Registration
(Early Bird Rate: Members $240, Non-Members $370)
(Regular Rate: Members $265, Non-Members $395)
Only Non-Member CPAs are charged the non-member rate. Non-CPAs are eligible for the member rate.

The 2017 CFO/Controllers Conference is generously sponsored by:

If you would like to consider sponsorship of this year’s CFO/Controllers Conference, please click here for our Corporate Sponsorship Agreement.

We are pleased to announce the below topics/speakers, but check back periodically as we add to this year’s line-up:

FINANCIAL FORECASTING: HOW CFOs TURN NUMBERS INTO INSIGHT & ACTION
Philip Campbell, CPA
A reliable financial forecast is one of the most powerful tools available for helping you make a true and lasting difference as a CFO. It’s how successful CFOs make history in their companies, not just record it. In this session, you will learn how to tap into the unique and exciting benefits that financial forecasting can unlock for you, your company and your career. Philip will show you the recipe for creating a reliable financial forecast… and how to avoid the single biggest mistake CFOs make when forecasting.

THE CFO/CONTROLLERS NEW JOB: TO BUILD COMPANY VALUE
Paula Workman White, CCIFP
CEOs and Presidents are looking more and more to the accounting heads to help with creating value and managing expenses.  In this presentation, we discuss the top ways to build the value of your company whether you are intending to sell or just improve for current ownership.  We will discuss the 8 key value drivers and how to “move the needle” in each category.

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE & TIPS ON AVOIDING COSTLY MISTAKES
Connie Cornell, Attorney | Cornell Smith Mierl & Brutocao, LLP
This session will answer the following questions: What are the recent developments in employment law that are important to your business? What are the most common mistakes that employers make and what are the consequences? What steps should you take to ensure compliance?  How can you proactively provide the foundation for a strong defense when the inevitable employment law claims arise?

If you have any questions, please contact Kaira Tanwar.