2019 Conference Videos


Norman R. Meonske


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A Message from Dr. Norman R. Meonske:

I am delighted to provide links to some of the outstanding videos from our 45th Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference held on April 25th & 26th, 2019. The Meonske Professional Development Conference, recognized as one of the top 5 accounting conferences in the country, is 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.

The quality and content of these sessions are so good that we are making them available to benefit a group that extends beyond our attendees.  These include:

  • IMA Global Councils, Chapters, and Student Chapters
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Professional Organizations
  • CPA Firms
  • Corporations
These videos will be available without charge as long as they are used for educational purposes and without charge for their viewers.  If you have any questions regarding the content or use of these videos, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Regards,
Dr. Norman R. Meonske
Conference and Program Chairman



Thursday Keynote Speaker
Lt. Col. Robert “Cujo” TeschnerLt. Col. Robert “Cujo” Teschner The Debrief-Focused Approach in Business and Life

Join Lt. Col. Robert Teschner as he presents how the Air Force's high performing team approach can help business organizations achieve their all and build context where teams thrive.  High performing military teams know how to teach accountable leadership; and now, businesses and individuals can utilize the practice of debriefing to significantly increase team performance with proper teamwork skills by developing trust and admitting faults.

"The Debrief-Focused Approach in Business and Life" - (60 minutes) 

Thursday Speakers
Timothy F. GearyLinda Devonish-Mills

IMA-CMA Update

Join Linda Devonish-Mills, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, IMA Global as she presents an update on IMA and the CMA certification.

"IMA-CMA Update" - (15 minutes) 


Timothy F. GearyTimothy F. Gearty


High Impact Conversations
Join Timothy Gearty as he discusses the importance for leaders to develop high impact conversation skills.  It will provide an overview of the steps to take that lead to successful high impact conversations.  The programs will address situations that call for high impact conversations and problematic situations and resolutions.
provides a meaningful and concise overview of the most recent PCAOB and SEC developments. This session has value for all companies providing financial statements.


"High Impact Conversations" - (32 minutes) 
Click Here to download Timothy F. Gearty's PowerPoint presentation to accompany the video


Gary CokinsGary Cokins, CPIM Fixing the Broken Budgeting Process in a Digital Age
Join Gary Cokins as he discusses how to understand the deficiencies with the traditional annual budget, how to apply unit-level consumption rates with forecasts to project operational expenses, and how to include strategic and risk mitigation projects in expense projections.

"Fixing the Broken Budgeting Process in a Digital Age" - (42 minutes)
Click Here to download Gary Cokins PowerPoint presentation to accompany the video


Gabriel ZubizarretaGabriel Zubizarreta, CPA

J. Stephen McNallyJ. Stephen McNally, CMA, CPA

Delivering Excellence in Accounting and Finance
Join Silicon Valley Accountants CEO Gabriel Zubizarreta as he moderates a panel of thought leaders on exposing the latest approaches towards improving excellence in the accounting and finance profession.

"Delivering Excellence in Accounting and Finance" - Part 1- (63 minutes)

"Delivering Excellence in Accounting and Finance" - Part 2- (82 minutes)

Friday Keynote Speaker
Harvey L. PittHarvey L. Pitt

Coping with Current Political, Legislative, and Regulatory Changes
Join Harvey Pitt, CEO of the global business consulting firm Kalorama Partners, LLC as he presents his aspects of the new tax laws, the ongoing tariff wars, cybersecurity, and the need to include so-called critical audit matters in auditor reports, among other things.

"Coping with Current Political, Legislative, and Regulatory Changes" - (31 minutes)


Friday Speakers
Robert H. HerzRobert H. Herz Financial Reporting Panel - Accounting Standards Update
Join Robert Herz, former Chair of the FASB, as he moderates a lively and informative discussion with a panel of top regulators from the SEC, FASB, and a Partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers as they discuss the latest regulations and their practical application to the world of financial reporting.  The session will provide an update on the latest regulations by the professionals at the highest level who are involved in issuing and interpreting the rules.


Marsha L. HuntMarsha L. Hunt

Kevin L. VaughnKevin L. Vaughn
Financial Reporting Panel - Accounting Standards Update - Part 1
"Financial Reporting Panel Pt 1" - (90 minutes) 

Click Here to download Marsha L. Hunt's PowerPoint presentation to accompany the video




Click Here to download Kevin L. Vaughn's PowerPoint presentation to accompany the video







Wayne CarnallWayne Carnall Financial Reporting Panel - Accounting Standards Update - Part 2
"Financial Reporting Panel Pt 2" - (90 minutes) 

Click Here to download Wayne Carnall's PowerPoint presentation to accompany the video





All the Queen's Horses All the Queen's Horses
Join in a lively interactive session on accounting and auditing lessons learned from the movie, "All the Queen's Horses", and the importance of the role everyone has in an organization to blow a whistle when misconduct occurs.
"All the Queen's Horses" (52 minutes)

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