ACE2018 is Packed with Infinite Potential
Schedule at a Glance
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
- 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- ICMS Board of Governors Meeting
- 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
- First-Timer Conference ATTENDEE Orientation
- 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
- Student Case Competition
- 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
- Specialty Tracks
- 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- Family/Guest Welcome Breakfast
- 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
- Annual Meeting of Members & Conference Kick-Off
- 12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Meet & Greet - Lite Fare and Opening of the Solution Showcase / Career Central
- 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- Keynote Session
- 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- Beverage Break in the Solutions Showcase / Career Central
- 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- General Session
- 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Solutions Showcase Networking Reception / Career Central
- 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- Ethics Movie Night
Choose sessions from 9 specialty tracks, including the NEW Strategy and Competitive Analysis track. You can register for all of the sessions in one track or pick and choose from multiple tracks to best suit your career needs.
NEW! Strategy and Competitive Analysis
Gain an advantage: Learn how to identify competitive advantages and engineer a winning business strategy.
Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
Look Ahead: Put on your strategist cap for budgets, decision analyses, and long-term plans.
Financial Close and Reporting
Show Me the Money: Drive action, improve reporting, and increase efficiency of your finance functions.
Small Business and M&A
Ready for Action: Learn to position small businesses to maximize opportunity.
Leadership and Professional Development
Take the Lead: Explore theories and tools that can make you the best leader you can be.
Exercise Your Judgement: Practice your decision-making skills in ethically challenging scenarios during engaging sessions.
Accounting Hot Topics
What's New?: Take your business to the next level with innovations in value, performance, and talent.
Get Tech-Savvy: Pick up tools of the trade and learn the link between strategy, finance, and Big Data analytics.
Governance, Risk Management, and Internal Controls
Stay Protected: Arm yourself with tools to fight fraud, manage risk, and strengthen compliance.
Get together. Be inspired.