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Holiday Inn Blmgtn Arpt South- Mall Area

1201 West 94th Street

Bloomington, MN 55431

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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The IMA Northern Lights Council welcomes you to attend our Annual Spring Accounting Conference!

About this Event

Join us on Thursday & Friday, April 25 & 26 for two days of exciting and educational speakers, including our keynote speaker, Jeff Thomson, President & CEO of IMA. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are included in the registration fee. Happy hour follows the last speaker on Thursday.

Early bird rate for members is $250 until Friday, April 5. Regular rate is $275 until Friday, April 12. Non-member rate is $275. See below for a complete list of speakers and topics.

We have negotiated a group rate of $104 per night if you choose to stay at the hotel. Call (952) 884-8211 to make reservations and ask for the IMA group rate. The group rate is available until April 17th or until rooms are sold out.

Please click the Tickets button to complete your registration through Eventbrite and make payment via PayPal. All attendees must be pre-registered. Eventbrite will issue you a printable receipt and registration confirmation. You do not need to bring your ticket to the event. We will not accept walk in registrations the day of the event. Cancellations within 7 days of the event will not be eligible for a refund.

Thursday, April 25th:

7:30 – 8:15 Breakfast, Networking, and Registration

8:15 - 8:20 Welcome, Shari Nepper, IMA Northern Lights Regional Council President

8:20 – 10:00 Diversity and Inclusion, Nancy Zaworski, Finance Director at City of Kasson

11:20 - 12:00 Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Accounting, Jeff Thomson, President & CEO of the Institute of Management Accountants

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch – Provided – Networking

1:00 - 2:40 Positivity Impacting the Lives of Others, Jason Hunt, Eye Squared

3:00 - 4:40 The Five Hallmarks Common Among Champions (Ethics credit), Ross Bernstein, Inspirational Business Speaker & Best-Selling Sports Author

5:00 - 6:00 Happy Hour – Networking, Appetizers and Drinks

6:00 - 7:00 Northern Lights Regional Council Board Meeting

Friday, April 26th:

7:30 – 8:15 Breakfast, Networking, and Registration

8:20 - 10:00 Leadership, Derren Burrell, CDFM, AIF

10:20 - 12:00 The Fed’s Role in Economy and Community Development, Rob Grunewald, Federal Reserve

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch – Provided – Networking

1:00 - 1:50 Accountants as Problem Solvers, Linda McCann (DBA, CMA, CPA), Dave Horn (CPA), Jennifer Dosch (CMA), Metropolitan State University

1:50 - 2:40 Appreciative Inquiry to Lead People and Solve Problems, Sarah West, CMA, SPHR, CEC

3:00 - 4:40 Round Table Hot Topics

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Location

Holiday Inn Blmgtn Arpt South- Mall Area

1201 West 94th Street

Bloomington, MN 55431

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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