Ames Chapter Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance


Meetings

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Regular Monthly Meeting

Topic: Tax Reform and the Impact on Entity Choice

Speaker: Elizabeth Almond, CPA
          Supervisor of Lead Tax Services
          RSM

Time:
          Networking 5:30 pm
          Speaker: 6:00 pm
          Dinner and Business Meeting: 7:00 pm

Location:  The IowaStater Restaurant
                   Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
                   2100 Green Hills Drive
                   Ames, IA 50010

Please RSVP through the separate Evite being sent. If you must change your registration, please contact the program coordinator at programs@amesafwa.org or update your response on the Evite.

Below is the current year's meeting schedule for the Ames Chapter. Additional meeting information will be posted as it becomes available. Usual meeting times are: social at 5:30 pm, speaker at 6:00 pm, and meeting and dinner at 7:00 pm.

Date Topic Speaker Location
November 14, 2018
    Note: Special Meeting Date
Tax Reform and the Impact on Entity Choice Elizabeth Almond, CPA The IowaStater Restaurant
Ames, IA 50014

December 19, 2018
Holiday Party TBD TBD
January 2019
No January Meeting
February 20, 2019
An Overview of Workiva Kristen Krausman & team Workiva
Ames, IA 50014

March 20, 2019
Big Data: How Is It Improving Your Business? Matthew Haubrich The IowaStater Restaurant
Ames, IA 50014

April 17, 2019
SBA Program & strategies for transitioning to the next generation Lisa Shimkat (SBDC) The IowaStater Restaurant
Ames, IA 50014

May 15, 2019
Communication Abhi Rao The IowaStater Restaurant
Ames, IA 50014

June 19, 2019
TBD TBD TBD
Unless otherwise noted, reservations are requested, but not required.  If you did not receive an Evite, please e-mail reservations by Tuesday noon, the day before the meeting, to programs@amesaswa.org.
 
Prior Meetings
Date Topic Speaker Location
October 16, 2018
    Joint Meeting with Des Moines Chapter
From CPA to CEO: an entrepreneur's journey Katie Fergus, CPA Old Chicago
2732 SE Delaware Ave.
Ankeny, IA
September 19, 2018 What's New? ASU 2018-12, Change is Coming to Insurance Accounting Cindy Sippel
Assistant Vice President of GAAP Reporting
Global Atlantic Financial Group
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

August 15, 2018 Worried About Cybersecurity? A Little Planning Goes a Long Way James A. Davis, PhD
Interim Assoc Chair of Supply Chain and Information Systems
Assoc Prof of Info Systems
Iowa State University
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

July 18, 2018 Chapter Annual Business Meeting Chapter Board and Members 1034 NE Aspen Circle
Ankeny, IA
June 20, 2018 Virtual Currency William Dilla, PhD
Associate Chair, Departments of Accounting and Finance
ISU College of Business
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

May 16, 2018 Tax Reform: The Impact on Business and You Personally Rob Poterucha
Senior Accountant
McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

April 18, 2018 The New Revenue Standard -- It is Really Coming Jan Duffy
Adjunct Instructor of Accounting/Coordinator, Master of Accounting Program
Iowa State University
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014


March 21, 2018 A Guided Discussion on Lean In by Sherryl Sandberg Libby Almond
AFWA Ames Chapter President
Olde Main Brewing Company
316 Main Street
Ames, IA 50010


February 21, 2018 The Role of Textual Analysis in Accounting Applications Diane J. Janvrin, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA
William Varner Professorship
Associate Professor of Accounting
Iowa State University
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

January 2018 No Meeting


December 20, 2017 Holiday Party No Speaker
Potluck Dinner
White Elephant Gift Exchange
Scholarship Donations
1034 Northeast Aspen Circle
Ankeny, IA


November 15, 2017
Joint Meeting with ISU MAcc and CWIB students
Work Life Balance: Some Real Stories Kristin Krausman, Workiva
Kayla Sander, ISU
Libby Almond, RSM
Cindy Sippel, GAFG
Jan Duffy, ISU
3164 Gerdin Business Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
October 18, 2017
Joint Meeting with
the Des Moines AFWA Chapter


Some Numbers From Collegiate Sports That Economists and Accountants Should Find Interesting and Maybe Entertaining. Ronald E. Deiter, PhD
Professor of Economics
Iowa State University
Kirkendall Public Library
1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021

September 20, 2017 Resident or Non-Resident?
Michael Bootsma
Senior Lecturer in Accounting
ISU College of Business
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014

August 16, 2017 IBCS, What? Abhi Rao
Director of Communication Center
ISU College of Business
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
July 19, 2017 Chapter Annual Business Meeting Chapter Board and Members 1034 NE Aspen Circle
Ankeny, IA
June 21, 2017 How to Conduct Productive Meetings Lisa Palmersheim The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
May 17, 2017 Wealth Management -- A CPA's Perspective Kevin Lors, CPA, CFP, M Tax The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
April 19, 2017 Scams and Scam Investigation Detective Adrianne Johnson
Ames Police Department
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
March 15, 2017 Tax Update Krysty Maitre
Tax Specialist
Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
February 15, 2017 Business and Accounting Culture in Sweden William N. Dilla, PhD
Associate Chair of Accounting and Finance; Union Pacific/Charles B. Handy Professor in Accounting
Iowa State University
The IowaStater Restaurant
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
January 2017 No Meeting    
December 21, 2016 Holiday Party None Cindy Sippel's home
November 16, 2016 Taxing Issues for Foreign Students and Scholars:  Lessons from the VITA Program Jordan Kuhlow
Graduate Student in Accounting
Iowa State University
Battlecry Iowa Smokehouse
and Bar
823 Wheeler Street; #1
Ames, IA 50010
October 18, 2016
Joint Meeting with Des Moines Chapter AFWA
Office Motivation Sandy McCarty The Iowa Clinic, Ankeny Campus
1410 Tradition Drive
Ankeny, Iowa
September 21, 2016 Rental Real Estate:  An Alternative Income Stream Catherine Mulder, CPA Battlecry Iowa Smokehouse
and Bar
823 Wheeler Street; #1
Ames, IA 50010
August 17, 2016 Iowa Land Ownership:
Why Women Matter
Michael Duffy, PhD, Professor
Emeritus, Department of Economics, Iowa State
University
Battlecry Iowa Smokehouse
and Bar
823 Wheeler Street; #1
Ames, IA 50010