Baton Rouge Chapter: Business & Industry Day (ZZ18BR121317)
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 Export to Your Calendar 12/13/2017
When: From 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: University View Academy Conference Center
3113 Valley Creek Drive (previously LABI)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
United States
Contact: Cheryl Payne
(225) 769-9545

Online registration is available until: 12/13/2017
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Up to 8 CPE Credits
Category: Management

Registration Fees

Early Bird (through 12/11):
Members: $125*
Non-Members: $175
*Non-CPA staff may attend at the member rate.
Fee includes lunch.
Register online using the 'Register' button above.

After 12/11, add $20 to your fee.

*Non-CPA staff of LCPA members may attend at the member rate.

To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Need to register more than one person?
Fill out our Group Registration Form and email it to

NOTE: Materials will be available for download three days before the event. Hard copies may be purchased for an additional $30 fee.

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 – 10:00 am Elevate Your Professional Brand
Dima Ghawi • Leadership Speaker and Coach
10:00 – 10:10 am Break
10:10 – 11:00 am GBR Economic Update: Competing and Succeeding in Today’s Dynamic Marketplace
Julio Melara • President, Louisiana Business, Inc.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm A Look Inside LA’s Commercial and Personal Insurance Markets: What to Expect Following Harvey, Irma, Maria, North CA Wildfires
Jim Donelon • Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (included)
1:00 – 1:50 pm Current Issues in Employment Law
Sunny Mayhall West • Associate, Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, LLP
1:50 – 2:40 pm Fraud Protection Best Practices
Mindy Beeson • Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo
2:40 – 2:50 pm Break
2:50 – 3:40 pm Leadership, Management, and Coaching: Do you know the difference?
Julie Laperouse • Director of Training, Emergent Method and Founder of Screaming Peacock, a motivational speaking firm, and is author of the book “Are you a Screaming Peacock”
3:40 – 4:30 pm GAAP Update
Philip J. Gunn, CPA, CGMA • New Orleans Office, P&N