Dallas Fort Worth Area IMA Dinner Meeting

When:  Jan 16, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CT)
Associated with  Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter
The Dallas Fort Worth Area IMA Chapter will meet Thursday, January 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas Near the Galleria, 4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas
  • 5:15 PM Registration
  • 5:30 PM Presentation:  Business Continuity Management (BCM): Emerging Risk & Trends
    Speaker:  Jeffrey Butler, Regional Practice Director, Risk Advisory Services, Experis Finance)
  • 6:20 PM Registration
  • 6:45 PM Dinner
  • 7:20 PM Announcements
  • 7:30 PM Presentation:Cybersecurity
    Speaker:  Danny Shannon, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Trident Cyber Defense
  • 8:20 PM Adjournment
Two (2) CPE hours for both CMAs and CPAs are provided. Attendees must sign in and out and be present for the presentation in order to receive CPE credit. CPE certificates will be sent in an email to those who have met the requirements.

Dallas Fort Worth Area IMA is a registered CPE sponsor with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA). This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of our CPE program.

Registration by 12:00 Noon, Monday, January 13th

  • Cancellation, please e-mail reservations@dallasima.com as soon possible.  Refunds will not be made for cancellations made after 12:00 noon on Monday, January 13th.   If you do not cancel prior to the deadline, you will not receive a refund for the event.  You may alternatively send someone in your place by notifying reservations@dallasima.com. 

Cost - Dinner Meeting

  • $37 members with reservations and payment by 12:00 Noon, January 13th, and $42 for registration after the deadline and/or payment at the door
  • $45 guests with reservations and payment made by 12:00 Noon, January 13th, and $50 for registration after the deadline and/or payment at the door
  • $20 students with reservations and payment made by 12:00 Noon, January 13th, and $25 for registration after the deadline and/or payment at the door
  • Payment - Cash or check only at the door or in advance by credit card 

Menu
  • Plated dinner Pan Seared Teriyaki Chicken
  • House Salad with Selection of Dressings
  • Pan Seared Chicken Dressed with Ginger Teriyaki Glaze Served on a Bed of White Rice
  • Seasonal Sautéed Vegetables
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Chef's Selection of Dessert
  • Iced Tea and Water, Freshly Brewed Coffee

Topic:  Business Continuity Management (BCM): Emerging Risk & Trends
Speaker:  Jeffrey Butler, Regional Practice Director, Risk Advisory Services, Experis Finance

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is most relevant to organizations seeking to mitigate exposure to emerging risks and trends and safeguarding the interests of key stakeholders.

This presentation will provide an overview of BCM and the importance to your organization.
  • Identify the common elements of a successful BCM Program
  • Discover the emerging risks and trends that could impact the viability of your organization
  • Other factors driving BCM
  • How can Internal Audit add value as it relates to Business Continuity Management?
  • What are the business resiliency lessons learned?

Prerequisites: None
This program will consist of a presentation, requiring no advance preparation.

About the Speaker:

Jeffrey Butler
Jeffrey Butler is the Regional Practice Director, Risk Advisory Services for Experis Finance. He has over 25 years executive management and professional services consulting experience in a variety of industries including Energy, Financial Services/Institutions, Healthcare, Hospitality, Higher Educations, Non-profit, Retail, Technology and Global Six Accounting. Prior to joining Experis Finance, Jeffrey was Chief Audit Executive for Sabre Holdings, a leading travel technology company. Before joining Sabre Holdings, he was Executive Director with Grant Thornton LLP in the Governance, Risk & Compliance practice. Jeffrey also has extensive experience as a senior finance executive within organizations. His global business experience includes risk management, internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, information technology audit and governance, Business Continuity Management (BCM), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and business and IT strategy development. He has spoken/taught on various subjects including BCM, ERM, RPA and Sarbanes-Oxley at local chapters of the IIA, IIA International Conference and other professional organizations. Jeffrey holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Christian University

Topic:  Cybersecurity
Speaker:  Danny Shannon, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Trident Cyber Defense

What you will learn about Cyber-attacks and Cyber-security:

  • History
  • Terms
  • Most popular attacks
  • Reducing an organization’s cyber risk requires a holistic approach:
    • Your ability to operate or access critical information
    • Your reputation and the trust of your customers and constituents
    • Your bottom line
    • Your organization's survival
  • How it affects:
    • You,
    • Your staff
    • Your systems
    • Your surroundings
    • Your data
    • Your actions under stress.
  • Steps you can take

Prerequisites: None
This program will consist of a presentation, requiring no advance preparation.

About the Speaker:

Danny Shannon is the Partner and Vice President of Sales for Trident Cyber Defense located in Dallas Texas. Danny’s experience began in software and integration for banks, financial institutions and the legal profession that led to the next phase of his career protecting clients from security breaches working at companies like McAfee, EG&G and Lucent Technologies. He has had the privilege of receiving the highest sales awards personally, and as Vice President of Sales on behalf of his exceptional teams. He has appeared in a well-known Question Base Selling book and in articles on accomplishments he has experienced. He has a published book Selling Not Art or Science but Discipline. He has been able to use his life coaching training to help numerous individuals and small businesses grow and thrive.

His 30+ years of experience has led to his passion of protecting small to medium size businesses and non-profit organizations from cyber criminals. His current mission is to protect small to medium size businesses and non-profit organizations from being breached by cyber criminals. He accomplishes this by speaking, educating, training, using best practices with policies and procedures, suggesting recommendations, and offering solutions.


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Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas Near the Galleria
4099 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75244