Nonprofit Organizations Conference

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Special Notes


  • Please note: You may attend this program via live webcast from your own computer. Register for the live webcast option HERE
  • Are you an employee of a nonprofit organization? Please call the ISCPA office (515-223-8161 or 800-659-6375) for special pricing.


  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Nonprofit
  • Taxation

Designed For

CPAs who have nonprofit organizations as clients, financial officers or board members of nonprofits, and staff accountants involved with tax and accounting issues of nonprofits.


To discuss the latest developments affecting nonprofit organizations.


Check back - topics to be determined soon!

Your Price: $295.00

This is your base price and does not reflect any additional session fees, optional add-ons, or guest registrations. This price includes the early-bird discount. Full prices will be applicable to all registrations after October 8, 2018.

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October 22, 2018

8:10am - 8:55am (Central Time)

Great leadership can change the world. To be a great leader you need emotional and social intelligence. 50 years of research reveals that we each have dominant patterns and behaviors that when understood, provides insight into our strengths, weaknesses, confidence, and stress triggers. Learn how understanding each other’s individual traits can boost productivity and satisfaction at work and home.

Speaker: Jason Kisesau | Aureon

8:55am - 11:10am (Central Time)

The time to implement ASU 2016-14 is here. Are you prepared for the new and significant structural and disclosure changes? During this session, Jim will review implementation issues and examples of changes to your financial statements and disclosures.

Speaker: Jim Martin, CPA, CGMA, MAcc

11:15am - 12:15pm (Central Time)

The frequency and cost of data breaches is on the rise. Hear tips from IT, insurance and public relations professionals on what you should do when your organization’s data is compromised.

  • Panelists:
  •  -Charlie Adams | QCI
  •  -Jeremy Gillespe | AJ Gallagher
  •  -Joe Shannahan | LS2 Group
  •  -Moderator: Holly Olson, CPA | Anawim Housing
1:00pm - 2:00pm (Central Time)

Finding employees who fit your organization’s culture and make meaningful contributions is both a challenge and an opportunity. Keeping the best people, once you find them, is easy if you do the are doing the right things.  Are you doing the right things to attract and retain good talent?

Speaker: Chad Van Hauen, SHRM-CP | Aureon

Select One and Only One
2:10pm - 3:10pm (Central Time)

This session will examine the provisions of the 2017 tax reform act directly affecting tax nonprofit organizations, including changes to the determination of the unrelated business income tax and the excise tax on excess executive compensation

Speaker: Lori Egger | KPMG LLP

2:10pm - 3:10pm (Central Time)

A top priority for today's nonprofit leaders should be developing operating reserves at a level that supports financial stability. Examine a risk-based model for determining reserve levels and learn how to communicate the importance of these levels to the board and other stakeholders.

Speaker: Joanna Koenig |CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

3:20pm - 4:15pm (Central Time)

Not all nonprofit organizations thrive under the same governance model. This session will focus on how organizations can successfully structure their organization to maximize governing roles and responsibilities while avoiding common mistakes

Speaker: Paul Thelen, J.D., Ph.D | Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center

You can optionally select to receive printed materials in addition to electronic materials. Electronic materials are available to all attendees.