2021 Higher Education Symposium

Join the experts of Schneider Downs on May 18, 19 and 20 when we present our annual higher education symposium. This year’s event will be virtual and will provide 8 hours of continuing education credit, including one hour of ethics.  This year’s topics will be focused on assisting your institution to navigate the evolving regulatory, compliance and risk environment.

Registrants only need to register once to be enrolled in all three sessions, if you choose. Once in the registration area, just click on the sessions you are interested in and include your information. You’ll receive a separate confirmation email for each session.

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Tuesday, May 18th from 9:00am – Noon

Day 1 Agenda:

  • Legislative Update
  • A Bond Refinancing Story
  • Cybersecurity and Third-Party Risk

Panelists: Patrick Kerns, Sarah Piot, Jennifer Lundy, Lorenzo Mendez, Bill Deller

Wednesday, May 19th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Day 2 Agenda:

  • Lease Accounting
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employee Benefit Strategies

Panelists: Russel Grunebach, Kathy Karner, Shane Gastecki, Shad Fagerland, Melanie Pantalone, Amanda Wright

Thursday, May 20th from 9am – Noon

Day 3 Agenda: 

  • Understanding Your Data Today, Tomorrow and in the Future
  • Investment Strategies
  • Ethics

Panelists: Andy Hannah, Gina Montana, Chris Blume, Steve Thimons


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