Membership and Chapter Updates
New Membership Campaign Launched
In an effort to boost membership, Headquarters has launched a new campaign. All new members who join FEI from now until June 30 will save $125 off the application fee, PLUS a complimentary registration to the inaugural Washington Policy Conference on September 20 and 21.
Chapter specific applications have been created for this campaign and are located in the Chapter Toolkit. To access your chapter’s application, click here.
Incoming Chapter Leader Information Needed – Deadline May 15
Please complete the 2010-2011 Incoming Chapter Officers, Directors and Committee Chairs Form. This information is essential to properly identify incoming leaders in our database, on the FEI website and for report distribution lists. This form will also identify your board members for D & O insurance coverage. Please return the completed form via email or fax (973.765.1018) to Nancy Ehlers no later than May 15.
Save the Date - Fall ALB Meetings
Designed to serve as an excellent exchange of ideas and best practices for chapter operations for all chapter leaders, fall ALB meeting discussions will include updates from Headquarters. Participation from area directors, all chapter presidents and incoming chapter leaders is encouraged and welcome.
To view this year’s fall ALB meeting schedule, with locations, click here.
Conferences and Events
FEI’s 2010 Leadership Summit Wrap-Up
FEI’s annual leadership summit conference was held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, April 26-27. More than 800 members and nonmembers were present to network, attend sessions and hear keynote speakers that included former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney, CEO of Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., Gary Loveman, the CFOs of Dell Inc. and FM Global and the chief accounting officer of Microsoft. For a complete summary of the event, click here.
Mark Your Calendars!
Washington Policy Conference
September 20-21 | Washington Court Hotel | Washington, D.C.
This inaugural conference will bring together key business and government leaders who will provide insight into the policy questions facing senior financial executives and their companies. Topics include prospects for tax reform and impacts on America’s competitiveness, discussion on both business risks and opportunities on the horizon, the impact of new legislation and regulations currently being debated, and A U.S. fiscal and monetary policy outlook from the Office of Management and Budget and the Federal Reserve.
Current Financial Reporting Issues (CFRI) Conference
November 15-16 | New York Marriott Marquis Times Square | New York City, NY
Focused on economic challenges and regulation reform, CFRI will detail the latest accounting and reporting developments from the FASB, SEC and IASB.
Key topics include:
· FASB/IASB Technical Accounting Update
· Future of Lease and Contingencies reporting
· Revenue Recognition
· Controller’s Roundtable on top-of-mind business issues
· Q&A With the FASB and the SEC
5th Hall of Fame Gala
November 15 | New York Palace | New York City, NY
The FEI Hall of Fame provides recognition to senior financial executives who have epitomized the performance, leadership and integrity of the most exemplary financial professionals throughout their careers and in doing so, have made significant contributions to the betterment of their respective organizations and to the finance profession as a whole.
The 2010 class of inductees will be celebrated at a prestigious black-tie gala on Monday, November 15 in New York City at the New York Palace.
All proceeds from the 5th Annual Hall of Fame Gala benefit the work of Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF). FERF provides unbiased and relevant research to assist financial executives through benchmarking. Pledge your support for the future of the financial profession by becoming a sponsor.
Webcasts and CPE Opportunities
Role of Finance and Accounting: Outsourcing in Achieving CFO's Agenda
Presented by WNS Global Services
May 18 | 1:00 p.m. Eastern | 1 hour | Pending CPE credit approval (1 CPE credit)
Free to FEI Members and Nonmembers
How Cloud Computing Helps Finance Leaders Achieve Greater ROI for Their Companies
Presented by Intacct
May 19 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 1 hour | 1 CPE credit available
Free to FEI Members and Nonmembers
Member Benefits 101 – Getting to Know Your FEI
May 21 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 1 Hour | No CPE credits available
Social Networking Opportunities
Want Up-to-the-Minute Regulatory News?
For the latest information on regulatory developments, visit FEI’s Web site or sign up to receive email updates from the FEI Financial Reporting Blog by emailing email@example.com. The FEI Financial Reporting Blog is also available on Twitter at @feiblog.
Are you LinkedIn? Join the FEI Group Today!
Joining the FEI LinkedIn Group will allow you to find and contact other FEI members on LinkedIn, as well as more than 25 million other experiences professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries.
Career Services Update
POST JOBS FOR FREE! FEI’s Online Career Center is offering free job postings to recruiters and nonmember companies. Chapters can take advantage of the tools in the online Career Center to advertise positions obtained from local recruiters with no fees and easy posting procedures. Get the word out to your local recruiters! For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resources at www.financialexecutives.org
o Career Center
o Chapter Toolkit
o Upcoming Events
o Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF)
o CPE Center
o Financial Executive Magazine
o Advocacy Committees
o FEI Chapters Meetings
o Career Bookstore
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