2017 Agenda

Conference Theme

Surviving and Thriving: Skills & Strategies for Uncertain Times

Welcome Reception

Sunday Evening

Jodi H

Jodi Harpstead – CEO, LSS of Minnesota – LSA Board Member

Strength in Numbers: New Service Models 


Presentations & Topics



Tom Stinson, Professor Emeritus – University of Minnesota

The Mid-Range Economic Outlook: Demographics Will Be More Important Than You Think

Jim Lindell

Jim Lindell – President, Thorsten Consulting Group, Inc.

Traversing Uncertain Times with Joe & Harry



Susie S

Susie Emmert Schatz – Director of Advocacy & Volunteer Services, LSS of Minnesota

What the Heck’s going on in Washington? How Your Organization Can Respond

Jewelie Grape

Jewelie Grape – Partner, Connors & Winters



Mark Lanterman – CEO, Computer Forensic Services

Cyber Security: An Exploration of the Dark Web & What Your Organization Needs to Know


Rachel Flanders – Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen


Cathy Clarke – Chief Assurance Officer, CliftonLarsonAllen

 Accounting Updates & Findings Discussion

Will Mayhew – Senior Director of IT, LSS of Minnesota

Kelly Mortensen – Chief Information Officer, LSS of North Dakota

LITN Updates

Kyle Larson – Controller, LSS of Minnesota

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