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Thursday, Apr 18th

8:00AM TO 8:50AM / General Sessions

8:50AM TO 9:40AM / General Sessions

Mark Loyd, Partner/Chair, Tax & Finance Group, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

9:55AM TO 10:45AM / General Sessions

Jason Fackler, Business Analytics Director, Med Econ, Cigna

10:45AM TO 11:35AM / General Sessions

Dan Stone, Gatton Endowed Chair, University of Kentucky

How can accountants teach accounting data to speak to clients? Data visualization is both fun and critical to creating professional information displays. This workshop will introduce visual design principles, visualization software, and provide accounting examples of visualization.

Learning objectives:

Describe the art and practice of data visualization

Explain the key design principles of visualizing data

Apply the fundamentals of data visualization to accounting data

Identify an accounting project or data set to create a useful data visualization

12:25PM TO 1:15PM / General Sessions

Cara Lynn Benningfield, BKD LLP

Timothy Jamison, Prairie Capital

ESOPs can offer a valuable alternative succession plan for business owners.  Tax reduction and tax deferral are two of the primary advantages, along with creating a financial incentive for employees.  But as with any option for selling a business, ESOPs are not right for every situation. In this basic session for anyone thinking about an ESOP, we will address the advantages, disadvantages, general strategies, and process for selling a business to an ESOP.

1:15PM TO 2:05PM / General Sessions

Jay Mallory, ImageQuest

2:20PM TO 3:10PM / General Sessions

Jason Ams, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Brian Chellgren, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Branden Gross, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Mark Loyd, Partner/Chair, Tax & Finance Group, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Brandon McGrath, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

3:10PM TO 4:00PM / General Sessions

Scott Maloy, Manager, MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP

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Event Code:


8 CPE Credits
General: 8 Credits


Member Price:
$324 $374
Non-member Price:
$424 $474
    Register by April 5th for Early Bird Pricing.

    Registration is open through 04/17.

    Thursday, April 18th

    8:00am to 4:00pm
    (Check-In 7:30am)

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    Gratzer Education Center

    1735 Alliant Ave.
    Louisville, KY 40299

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