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Conference Agenda

Monday July 9, 2018

6PM-8PMWelcome Networking Reception — Exhibition Hall

While the training opportunity at AbacusMAXIMUS is tremendous, the networking and relationships come in close second. Starting Monday evening, opening night is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees, form relationships with professionals facing similar business challenges, mingle with AbacusNext leadership, and have a great time.

Tuesday July 10, 2018

7:00-8:00Breakfast and Virtual Golf presented by Receipt Bank

Start your full day of AbacusMAXIMUS off right with breakfast provided by Receipt Bank, and get energized with some Virtual Golf too! Must RSVP to attend.
8:00-8:10Welcome to AbacusMAXIMUS 2018
8:10-9:10Keynote by Michael Smerconish — Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns
9:15-10:15Keynote by Jeff Lanza — How to Protect Your Business Against the Latest Threats
10:15-10:45Break in Exhibition Hall
 Educational TracksProduct Tracks
 Track 1Track 2Track 3AbacusLawAmicusHotDocsOfficeTools
10:45-11:45Leveraging Technology to Increase Engagements: How to Make the Competition Irrelevant
- Kacee Johnson
Amazon, Ecommerce, QuickBooks — The Changing World of Sales Tax
presented by Avalara
How to Generate Qualified Leads in 15 Minutes a Day
presented by Panalitix
Create the Perfect New Case WorkflowAmicus Tailor-Made to Your Firm's NeedsWhat's Great About HotDocs AuthorOfficeTools Tips and Tricks
11:45-1:00Lunch in Exhibition Hall
1:00-2:00Stop Flirting with Disaster and Commit to a Secure Recovery Plan
- Tomas Suros
The 7 Minute Conversation Every Business Needs to Have Every Month
presented by Finagraph
Tax Credits and Incentives
presented by Brayn Consulting
Never Miss a Deadline with Abacus RulesTake Advantage of Matter-based Document ManagementGet Started in HotDocs Author - Session 1Project Tracking and Workflow - Setup and Configuration
2:10-3:10Security — A Practical Guide
- Randy Johnston
Mergers & Acquisitions - The road to becoming the 2nd fastest growing firm in America
- Jeffery Taraboulos
Grow Your Firm with a CRM
- Sam Saab
Get Started Billing with APXStreamline Your File Intake ProcedureGet Started in HotDocs Author - Session 2Project Tracking and Workflow - Usage and Functionality
3:20-4:20Offshore or Die!
- Mark Cottle
What Digital Transformation Means to Your Firm
presented by Microsoft
Threat Landscape and Synchronized Security
presented by Sophos
Handling Hourly and Flat Fee BillingBilling, from Setup to Advanced FunctionsHotDocs Expert Panel DiscussioneSignatures and the Client Portal
4:20-4:50Break in Exhibition Hall
4:50-5:50Keynote by Dawn Brolin — Small Biz Powertools, From a Certified Fraud Examiner's Viewpoint
6PM-8PMDinner in the Exhibition Hall

Wednesday July 11, 2018

7:00-8:00Breakfast in the Exhibition Hall
8:10-9:10Keynote by Chris Heeter — Pulling Together: a dog musher's perspective on teamwork and creating a Wild work culture
9:15-10:15Keynote by Brent Johnson — Don't Boil the Ocean: Marketing One Drop at a Time
10:15-10:45Break in Exhibition Hall
 Educational TracksProduct Tracks
 Track 1Track 2Track 3AbacusLawAmicusHotDocsOfficeTools
10:45-11:45Raising Your Value by Owning Your Brand
- Geni Whitehouse
Capturing and Managing Your Files Using the FileCenter
presented by Lucion Technologies
Creating an Innovation Strategy For Law and Accounting Firms
- Donny Shimamoto
Reporting Must-HavesUtilize Linked Events and Precidents for Workflow AutomationWhat to Know Before Upgrading to HotDocs AuthorTime and Billing - Setup and Configuration
11:45-1:00Lunch in Exhibition Hall
1:00-2:00Leveraging the Power of Desktop as a Service
- TJ Schoessow
Work Flow Automation
- Paul Fihrer
TBDQuick & Easy Time TrackingSave Time with Automated Document AssemblyWhat to Change in Your Templates with HotDocs AuthorTime and Billing - Usage and Functionality
2:10-3:10Keynote by Elliott Lewis— Lawyers “Wreck Everything”: The Dichotomy of CyberSecurity Tools and the Legal Requirements That Define Their Use
3:15-4:15Keynote by Doug Sleeter — Digital Currency and the Blockchain — The Revolution is Already Happening
4:20-4:50The Future of AbacusNext: Product Development Roadmap


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