August 9, 2018 Ethics Training and Annual Meeting -
The charge for the 2018 Ethics Training is $35 for chapter members and $100 for non-chapter members. The dinner is free to chapter members.
Location: Ritz Charles: 12156 North Meridian St., Carmel, IN 46032
3:00 - 4:50 Ethics Speaker: Troy Janes, CFE, PhD, CPA. (2.0 CPE)
According to last year's audience, Troy Janes was the best ethics speaker in the history of the chapter. He has a new program for this year. As you probably know, in order to maintain your CFE, you must have 2.0 hours of ethics training every year.
Troy Janes has extensive academic and professional experience in accounting, and has servs on the faculty of Purdue University. He has taught classes at the graduate and undergraduate level in auditing, forensic accounting and financial accounting. His research interests include the role of accounting information in predicting financial distress and the use of accounting information in financial contracting, and his research on behavioral influences in stock markets has been featured in The Economist, Forbes, and The New York Times. Dr. Janes is licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania.
5:00 Short Business Meeting
5:15 - 6:30 Dinner
5:30 - 6:30 Dinner Speaker (1.0 CPE) - Sheila A. Weinberg, CPA,
Shella is the founder and CEO of Truth in Accounting, whose mission is to compel governments to produce financial reports that are understandable, reliable, transparent and correct. Since 2002 she has led Truth in Accounting's research initiatives, which include "The Truth about Balanced Budgets: a Fifty State Study," the "Financial State of the States," and the "Financial State of the Union." Because of her expertise in governmental budgeting and accounting, Ms. Weinberg has testified before the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), the Government Accounting Standards Board, and numerous state legislative hearings on matters of proper government accounting.
Ms. Weinberg, a Chicago resident, is a member of the Association of Government Accountants' Financial Management Standards Board, the University of Denver's School of Accountancy Advisory Board, and has served as an independent legislative adviser to members of Congress on federal budgeting and accounting issues. Her commentary on the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare and other national issues has appeared repeatedly in numerous publications, including USA Today, Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times. She has been a guest on local and national television and radio shows, and is often engaged to speak on federal and state budget and accounting issues.