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Region 1 2015 Fall Meeting
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10/16/2015 to 10/17/2015
When: 10/16/2015
Where: University of St. Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut  06117
United States
Contact: Bernard O'Rourke
973-618-3409

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Registration Fee: $100 for members if registered by October 5. Fee increases to $120 after October 5.

For prospective member registrations, please contact Bernard O’Rourke at borourke@caldwell.edu, include your name, title, institution, address, phone number and email.

Call for Presentations: Download here. Presentations must be submitted by September 15.

Student Showcase: Download here. Applications must be submitted by September 15.

Hotel: West Hartford Inn. $75/might. Call 860-236-3221 and mention "ACBSP Region 1" for group rate.

Tentative Agenda:  

Friday, October 16, 2015

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. - Registration (Coffee & pastries)
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Welcome
    President, University of Saint Joseph
    Tunxis Community College representative
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. - Keynote Address: Business Forensics
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch in Crystal Room
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. - Faculty Presentations
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Break
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Faculty/Student Presentations

Saturday, October 17, 2015 (Coffee provided)

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. - Panel session: Helping Our Veterans Succeed in Higher Education
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. - Business Meeting
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Brunch to be provided
  • 12:00 p.m. - Adjourn

A more detailed agenda is available here

Keynote Address: Business Forensics

Stephen Pedneault brings over twenty-five years of public accounting experience and is the Principal of Forensic Accounting Services, a company that focuses exclusively on forensic accounting, fraud, and litigation support matters. He has authored four books on fraud in the business environment. He will discuss the latest developments in business forensics and how to incorporate them into your classes.

John Fretts has over thirty-five years of law enforcement and corporate experience including computer forensic investigation. Currently, he is President of Connecticut E-Discovery, where he conducts digital forensic examinations of computers and mobile devices including cell phone, tablets and other digital devices used for data storage. He will discuss computer forensics in business and provide a hands-on demonstration of how to recover “deleted” information.

Panel session: Helping Our Veterans Succeed in Higher Education

Students from both the Community College and University environments who have transitioned to college from the armed services will share their experiences and offer advice on how we can help them succeed not only in this difficult transition to college, but also in the transition from college back to the workforce.

  • AICPA
  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Campus Labs
  • Capsim
  • Cengage Learning
  • CEEMAN
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Edevate
  • ETS
  • Enactus
  • Global Academy of Financial Management International Board of Standards
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Interpretive Simulations
  • Kappa Beta Delta
  • Keystone Academic Solutions
  • Latin American Council of Management Schools
  • LiveText
  • Peregrine Academic Services
  • PlanningShop
  • Project Management Institute
  • Rise Display
  • Sigma Beta Delta
  • The College Board
  • Worldstrides