The program this year will include pre-PDI Microsoft and CDFM pre-PDI sessions, six general sessions, service day breakout sessions, and more than 105 educational breakouts on Thursday and Friday.


Program Schedule

All events take place at the convention center unless otherwise noted.

Monday, May 30 2011

0800-1700 Pre-PDI CDFM sessions (Minneapolis Hilton)

Tuesday, May 31 2011

0900-1800 Registration Open
0900-1530 Various Special Events (Optional)
0800-1700 CDFM Testing
0800-1745 Pre-PDI sessions
1800-1900 First Time Attendee Reception (Minneapolis Hilton)
1900-2200 Icebreaker Social (Minneapolis Hilton)

Wednesday, June 1 2011 (Service Day)

0700-0800 Breakfast
0700-0800 Chapter Informational Roundtables
0700-1700 Registration Open
0800-0915 Opening Session
0915-0930 Break
0800-1700 CDFM Testing
0930-1130 Service Workshops
1130-1145 Break
1145-1330 Luncheon Session
1330-1345 Break
1345-1645 Service Workshops
1730-1930 Welcome Reception
1830-2100 Welcome Dinner

Thursday, June 2 2011

0700-0800 Breakfast
0700-0800 Chapter Informational Roundtables
0800-0900 General Session
0900-0915 Break
0915-1030 Workshops/Mini-Courses
0800-1700 CDFM Testing
1030-1045 Break
1045-1200 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1200-1345 Luncheon Session
1345-1400 Break
1400-1515 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1515-1530 Break
1530-1645 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1700-1830 CDFM Reception

Friday, June 3 2011

0700-0800 Breakfast
0800-0900 General Session
0900-0915 Break
0915-1030 Workshops/Mini-Courses
0800-1700 CDFM Testing
1030-1045 Break
1045-1200 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1200-1315 Luncheon Session
1315-1330 Break
1330-1445 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1445-1500 Break
1500-1615 Workshops/Mini-Courses
1615-1830 Open Time
1830-2230 Closing Banquet


Service Day Program Information

June 1 is Service Day at PDI 2011, a day set aside for each service to break in to sessions that are specific to that service or agency. 

Chapter Training
Chapter Informational Roundtables will be conducted Wednesday and Thursday morning at 0700. National representatives will moderate open discussion on various chapter development topics. Potential session topics include Membership, Awards, Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Community Service, and Legal Issues. A final schedule of these sessions will be printed in the on-site program brochure.

NASBA Statement
ASMC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417,

Become a Volunteer at PDI 2011!
Ever wonder what it would be like to work behind the scenes at a National PDI? Here is your chance! We will be taking applications for volunteers to serve as Assistant Instructors (AIs) at PDI 2011 Please note that all AIs must have attended at least one PDI in the past four years. AI responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with speaker for workshop and other PDI needs prior to the PDI 
  • Attend AI training conference call (date TBD) and volunteer training at PDI (Tuesday afternoon) 
  • Attend morning meeting each day of assignment 
  • Assist in speaker ready room as needed 
  • Introduction of speaker(s) at PDI 
  • Ensure workshop flows smoothly (problem solving, timeliness, chart flipping) 
  • Follow up with any issues after the PDI

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply as an Assistant Instructor at PDI 2011, please complete the online application.


Program Information

CDFM Opportunities

Sponsor & Exhibitor Info

Travel & Lodging

Special Events