National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Annual Meeting

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  • 7/29/2017 – 8/1/2017
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Sponsoring Exhibiting

CLA will be sponsoring and exhibiting at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Annual Meeting from July 29, 2017 – August 1, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.

Please join us for our speaking sessions during the conference:

Ethics vs. Fraud: Similarities, Differences, and Ensuring Accountability
Sunday, July 30 | 3:45 – 5 p.m. CT
Speakers: Jean Bushong, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen, and Patricia Snopkowski, Chief Audit Executive, Oregon State University

Despite the many risk management processes that institutions have in place, fraud still occurs regularly in higher education. This highly interactive presentation emphasizes the importance of establishing an ethical culture and promoting ethical decision making with the ultimate goal of preventing fraud. Although some unethical decision making does not constitute fraud, such actions still have institution- wide ramifications. The speakers will discuss these concepts, in addition to examining recent scenarios that have occurred at universities and colleges.

Lessen the Confusion About Higher Education Accounting and Auditing 2.0
Tuesday, August 1 | 9 – 10:15 a.m. CT
Speakers: Deirdre Hodgson, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, and Stephen Schafer, Vice President for Finance and Operations, Sarah Lawrence College

In this fun follow-up to a session at the 2016 annual meeting, attendees will participate in an audience-driven accounting and audit “game show.” Come prepared to select topics and answer questions related to best practices for internal controls, new accounting standards, financial statement reporting issues, audit committee roles and functions, depreciable vs. expendable, operating vs. non-operating, bad debt methodologies, common tax issues, and more!