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It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

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Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

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Saturday, April 29 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Red Flags and Hidden Gems in Financial Documents

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Review public company financials and discover where they hide information. David Milstead has spent more than two decades with his nose in SEC filings. In this session he’ll show both beginners and seasoned business reporters how to cut through hundreds of pages and find the best stuff, from the 10K to the executive pay in the DEF14A. He’ll also show how companies are increasingly leaving out expenses from their earnings to report only the “good stuff” in their press releases.

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David Milstead

Freelance business journalist and columnist, The Globe and Mail
David Milstead is a freelance business journalist and columnist who specializes in complex financial topics including investments, accounting and financial reporting, executive compensation, corporate governance, public pensions and banking. David has won nine SABEW Best in Business... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm PDT
Cascade Ballroom II The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101