Successful 66th Midyear Conference!
More than 400 attendees gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., March 13–16 for TEI’s 66th Midyear Conference

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(From left to right) Joel V. Williamson (Mayer Brown LLP), Mary C. Bennett (Baker & McKenzie LLP), T. Timothy Tuerff (Deloitte Tax LLP) and TEI International President C.N. (Sandy) Macfarlane (Chevron Corp.) share their perspectives on “Change and Its Consequences” as part of the plenary session on Monday, March 14.
(From left to right) Joel V. Williamson (Mayer Brown LLP), Mary C. Bennett (Baker & McKenzie LLP), T. Timothy Tuerff (Deloitte Tax LLP) and TEI International President C.N. (Sandy) Macfarlane (Chevron Corp.) share their perspectives on “Change and Its Consequences” as part of the plenary session on Monday, March 14.
Caleb Standafer (Teledyne Technologies Inc.) and Bonnie Noble (Pulse Electronics Corp.) take advantage of some networking time between sessions.
Caleb Standafer (Teledyne Technologies Inc.) and Bonnie Noble (Pulse Electronics Corp.) take advantage of some networking time between sessions.
Conference participants chat with speakers Louis Mestier (left center, Hanger Inc.) and John Jung (right center, Govig & Associates) after the “Tax Talent in Transition: Planning Your Next Step and Shaping Your Career Options” session.
Conference participants chat with speakers Louis Mestier (left center, Hanger Inc.) and John Jung (right center, Govig & Associates) after the “Tax Talent in Transition: Planning Your Next Step and Shaping Your Career Options” session.
During the Tuesday evening reception, Katrina Welch (Texas Instruments), Kathy Castillo (Guardian Industries) and Angela Wallace (Sonic Corp.) assembled Rescue Buddies®—stuffed animals that were donated to Ronald McDonald House to provide comfort and support to children and families in need.
“Technology Standards & the Tax Department” was one of several very popular technology sessions at the Midyear Conference. Luis Perez (Dell), Kelly Necessary (Time Warner Cable) and Stephen McGerty (Thomson Reuters) led the robust discussion.
“Technology Standards & the Tax Department” was one of several very popular technology sessions at the Midyear Conference. Luis Perez (Dell), Kelly Necessary (Time Warner Cable) and Stephen McGerty (Thomson Reuters) led the robust discussion.

James Kroeker, vice-chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board; John Koskinen, commissioner, Internal Revenue Service; U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX), chairman, House Ways & Means Committee; and William Wilkins, chief counsel, Internal Revenue Service, anchored the educational program as keynote speakers. Members and nonmembers alike enjoyed more than thirty additional sessions covering a wide range of topics, including “Understanding the Implications of BEPS,” “Tax Communication to a Nontax Audience: Translating ‘Tax-Speak,’” “On the Road and at Risk: Managing Business Travel Exposure,” and “Spotlight on Cybersecurity: A Multidisciplinary Approach.”

Attendees also enjoyed “An Evening on the Midway” and receptions hosted by our sponsors.

If you missed this opportunity to learn, network, and visit with our sponsors, please mark your calendar now for the 71st Annual Conference, October 16–19, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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