Fall Symposium

The NUAGA offers a one-day symposium each year in November. This provides up to 8 hours of CPE 

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Spring Conference

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Fall Symposium 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah
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7:30 am Registrationation and Breakfast
8:00 am Symposium Begins

Registration: ENDED


Sessions, Speakers

8:00-8:10 - Welcome

      Jim Grover - President, AGA Northern Utah Chapter

8:10-9:00  Be the First One on the Dance Floor - How to Create a Movement

       Rob Ferre - Speaker, DJ & Host at Live of the Party Entertainment 

                Bio        Handout 

9:00-9:50    Practical Enterprise Security

       John Pohlman - Director of Information Security at Tanner LLC 

                Bio        Handout 


10:10-11:00  Building Trust

      Jim Davis - Director of Executive Education in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University 

               Bio        Handout 


11:00-11:50  Ethics

      Brian Tarbet - Chief Civil Deputy, Office of the Utah Attorney General 

               Bio        Handout 


12:45-1:35    How to do your job when it is most difficult 

        Jacey Skinner - Former General Counsel for Governor Gary Herbert

               Bio        Handout 

1:35-2:25    Update on the New Prison 

        Utah Department of Corrections Transition Team 

        Capt. Johnny Reed

        Lt. Bisera Habibija

        Lt. Michael Millward

               Bio        Handout 

2:25-3:15    Relationship Factors - Foundations to Good Relationships

    Dr. Steven Merrill - CEO/Owner of Veritas Leadership Research & Consulting, Inc.

               Bio        Handout 


3:35-4:25   A Day of Champions

      Jeremy C. Holm - Former Head Coach U.S. Adaptive Bobsled Team, Author, Motivational Speaker

               Bio        Handout 


Spring Conference

May 8 and 9, 2019


Utah Cultural Celebration Center

1355 West 3100 South

West Valley City, Utah

Time: 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am Symposium Begins 

Agenda - Details to be posted soon!


Register Online (credit card) Click here.


RSVP Michelle Bartlett at or (801) 545-5672 Click here.



Speakers/Topics Include:
• Ernie Almonte, National President Elect, Association of Government Accountants – Enterprise Risk Management


• Mayor Jenny Wilson, Salt Lake County – First 100 Days in Office

• Ryan Starks – Executive Director, Wasatch Economic Development/Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Office – Economic Development Along the Wasatch Back


• Christopher Conabee – Interim Director – Inland Port

• Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, CEO/Founder, Acuity Forensics– Exploring the Hidden Impacts of Fraud and the Ethics of Fraud Investigation

• Susan Speirs, CPA, CGMA, CEO, UACPA – Utah Rules & Laws Training


• Greg Summerhays, President & CEO, Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce –  The 21st Century Chamber of Commerce 


• Doug Prawitt, BYU Professor – Professional Judgment and Decision Making

• Joseph Curtin, PH.D. - Asistant Commissioner, Institutional Research & Analysis - Using Data to Measure Higher Education Impact



Keep an eye on our website for more conference details as they become available.


Past Conferences

Fall Symposiums

Spring Conferences