Upcoming Programs

We will update the program information as we get more details. Please check back often.


January 16, 2018

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm): 

Fraud Investigations

Presented by Greg Blate

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30): 

Cyber Security Issues

Presented by Damon

Location:  Kozmo’s Grille

(directions: https://goo.gl/maps/dNLyVDgxxT12)

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February 20, 2018

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm): 

Habitat for Humanity

Presented by Beth Lechner

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30): 

Hazardous Material Training

Presented by Jerry Smith

Location:  Kozmo’s Grille

(directions: https://goo.gl/maps/dNLyVDgxxT12)

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March 20, 2018

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm): 

Environmental Cleanup (Sunpro)

Presented by TBD

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30): 

Trust & Estate/ Asset Protection

Presented by Brian Layman

Location:  Kozmo’s Grille

(directions: https://goo.gl/maps/dNLyVDgxxT12)

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2018/2018-03.htm

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April 17, 2018

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm): 

Canton Brewery

Presented by Networking

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30): 

Canton Brewery

Presented by Networking

Location:  Canton Brewery

(directions: https://goo.gl/maps/zwjUMmaAqek)

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May 15, 2018

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm): 

Shearer Foods

Presented by Ryan Barkan

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30): 

Smith Foods or ASC Industries

Presented by TBD

Location:  Kozmo’s Grille

(directions: https://goo.gl/maps/dNLyVDgxxT12)

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Past Programs


December 12, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

MAGNET : Manufacturing Advocacy Growth Network

Presented by Steve Katz

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Call for Economic Transformation

Presented by Ray Hexamer

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2018/2017-12.htm


November 21, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Credit Repair

Presented by TBD

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Tax Update - Hall Kistler

Presented by Karen Brenneman

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2018/2017-11.htm


October 17, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Opiate Epidemic

Presented by Gary Seech

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Canton Health Dept

Presented by Gus Dria

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2018/2017-10.htm


September 19, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Student Night at Malone: Students Discuss How Education Impacted their Careers

Presented by Five Panelists

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Diebold Nixdorf’s Transformative Journey

Presented by Keith Twiggs

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2018/2017-09.htm


May 16, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Legal Issues when Transferring a Business

Presented by Dustin Vrabel, Attorney, Buckingham Doolittle & Burroughs

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Stark County District Library’s Services, Initiatives and Events

Presented by Marianna DiGiacomo, Community Services Director, Stark County District Library

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2017-05.htm


April 18, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Networking & History of the Canton Brewery

Presented by Staff of Canton Brewery

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Networking

Presented by Membership

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March 21, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

How Libraries are Being Utilized in an Increasingly Digital World

Presented by Sherie Brown, Director of the Massillon Public Library

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Credit Repair Services

Presented by Chad Kusner, Credit Repair Resources

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2017-03.htm


February 21, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Everything AultCare

Presented by Mike Gallina, AultCare

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Championship People - Your Leadership Influence

Presented by Mike Gallina, AultCare

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2017-02.htm


January 17, 2017

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

What to Do Before and After a Work Related Accident

Presented by Lorrie Goodnight, BWC

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Tax Update

Presented by Jeff Walters and George Schueller, CBIZ MHM, LLC

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December 13, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Overtime and Other Wage and Hour Issues

Presented by Robert J. McBride, Esq.

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

FirstPlay and Hall of Fame Volunteer Strategy

Presented by Laura Wesigarber

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2016-12.htm


November 15, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

BWC Update

Presented by Lorrie Goodnight

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Employee Benefit Plan Corrections - When good plans go bad

Presented by Cindy Mitchell

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2016-11.htm


October 18, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Economic Impact of Young Professionals

Presented by Eric Smer, Y Stark

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Stark County Update

Presented by Richard Regula, County Commissioner

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2016-10.htm


September 27, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Risk Management

Presented by Taku Kopp, The J.M. Smucker Company

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Financial Perspectives from the CFO of a High Growth Company

Presented by Catherine Sackett, Chief Financial Officer, Patriot Software Company

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2017/2016-09htm


May 17, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Cash Balance Plans

Presented by John Adzema, CBIZ MHM, LLC

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Green Coffee

Presented by Chris Holmes, J.M. Smucker Company

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2016-05.htm


April 19, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Howard Hanna Mortgage Services

Presented by Jan Miller, Mortgage Loan Originator, Green

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

National Tooling and Machining Association

Presented by Doug DeRose

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2016-04.htm


March 15, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

The Fast Track to CFO

Presented by Benjamin R. Mulling CMA, CPA, CITP, IMA Global Chair

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

 

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February 16, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Ohio Fracking Boom: Making Overnight Millionaires and Revitalizing Our Economy

Presented by Andrew Smith, CPA

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Goodwill: Retail Model and Growth

Presented by Ken Weber, CEO

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2016-02.htm


January 19, 2016

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Tax Update

Presented by Roz Edwards, CPA, MT and George Schueller, CPA

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Using the Arts to Maker Smarter Companies and Genius Kids!

Presented by Tricia Ostertag, Arts in Stark

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2016-01.htm


December 15, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

BWC Update

Presented by Lorrie Goodnight

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Happiness @ TheSpeedofLife: Five Prescriptions for Living and Leading in a Turbulent World

Presented by Jim Smith, Happiness Coach

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2015-12.htm


November 17, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Social Security Facts and Updates

Presented by Robert Fenn

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Economic/Politcal Update

Presented by Lynn Hamilton

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2015-11.htm


October 6, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Progressing your Career: Internships, Interviews, and Resumes from Both Sides of the Table

Presented by Shelbi Howington, Andrea Stuart, Kyle Clinger and Joe Olexa

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

The Progressive Corporation: Love What You Do

Presented by Joe Olexa

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2015-10.htm


September 15, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

FliteTest

Presented by Austin Furey and Josh Bixler

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Agriculture, Infrastructure and Oil and Gas in Stark County

Presented by Richard Regula, County Commissioner

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2016/2015-09.htm


May 19, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Business Intelligence

Presented by Chris Holmes

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Pillsbury: Baking 101

Presented by John Fox

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2015-05.htm


April 21, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Tax Opportunities under the New Tangible Property Regulations

Presented by Rosalind Edwards

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Lean Manufacturing and the Impact on Accounting

Presented by Dave Gingrich

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2015-04.htm


March 17, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Financial Management Challenges for Global Companies

Presented by Rick Lindenberger

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Downtown Canton - A Decade of Changes

Presented by Mike Gill

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2015-03.htm


February 17, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Business Process Outsourcing

Presented by Brian Lynch

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Business Transformation

Presented by Christopher Chapman

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2015-02.htm


January 20, 2015

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

State and Local Tax Update

Presented by Theresa B. Mullen, MT

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Federal Tax Update

Presented by Ben Seeley, CPA, JD, MT

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2015-01.htm


December 9, 2014

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Energy Development

Presented by David Kaminski

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Canton Health Dept.

Presented by Gus Dria

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2014-12.htm


November 18, 2014

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

ODOT and a Life of Significance

Presented by Matt Miller

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Communicating Across the Generations – Managing a Changing Workplace

Presented by Debbie Curtis

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2014-11.htm


October 29, 2014

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Enhancing Shareholder Value

Presented by Tucker Marshall, VP Financial Planning & Analysis, The J. M. Smucker Co.

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Return on Invested Capital

Presented by Tucker Marshall, VP Financial Planning & Analysis, The J. M. Smucker Co.

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2014-10a.htm


October 21, 2014

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Presented by Leslie Letner

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Future CPA Topics

Presented by Michael Elliott

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2014-10.htm


September 16, 2014

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm):

Opportunities in Accounting Education: Not Just a Second Career

Presented by Don Mullen, Kristine Parsons, and Bert Smith

After-Dinner Technical Session (6:30 - 7:30 pm): 

Accounting: Opportunities Above and Beyond Your Expectations

Presented by Rick McQueen

Click here for more information: http://canton.imanet.org/2015/2014-09.htm


 

Mark Your Calendar

2016-2017
Technical Sessions:

January 16, 2018

February 20, 2018

March 20, 2018

April 17, 2018

May 15, 2018