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November 11, 2012

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NORMAN — Technology Conference

Get helpful tips and advanced techniques, along with the tools and skills necessary to keep up with the ever-increasing pace of changes in computer technology, at the 2012 Technology Conference.

Hosted by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, the two-day conference offers up to 16 hours of recommended continuing professional education on Nov. 15, and Nov. 16, at the Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills.

Sixteen speakers from K2 Enterprises, based in Louisiana, will lead sessions on mobile capabilities, software applications, security, technology updates, Windows 8, cloud computing, advanced Excel tips, CPA firm productivity tools and more.

For more information, including the full list of speakers and sessions, or to register, visit www.oscpa.com or call (800) 522-8261, ext. 3829.

Military friendly employer

Devon Energy announced last week that it has been named by G.I. Jobs Magazine to the 2013 list of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers. 

The list of 100 companies represents the top 2 percent of more than 5,000 eligible companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention efforts and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service.

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