Dallas Chapter Summer Series – Presented by the University of North Texas | IN PERSON


FEI Dallas Chapter Summer Series | Program 4

August 16, 2022 | 8:00-10:30 a.m. | 2 CPE credits
Registration open through Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Attire:  Business Casual

University of North Texas Presents:
Metaverse: The Next Frontier of Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is the integration of technology into all areas of a business. For those organizations that do it correctly, it can change how they delivery value to their customers. The next frontier of digital transformation promises to be the Metaverse. In this session, we will first cover the process of digital transformation and the benefits it can provide. We will then bring some clarity to the notion of the Metaverse, and discuss how business organizations are positioning themselves to gain a foothold within the virtual realm in an attempt to gain a competitive advantage. 
James Parrish, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor, Department of ITDS, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Learning Objectives – After participating in this session, participants should be able to:

  • Define digital transformation

  • Discuss the critical elements of successful digital transformation

  • Assess the impact digital transformation can have on your business

  • Identify the defining elements of a metaverse



8:00 a.m. | Breakfast available
8:30-10:30 a.m. | Program (2 CPEs)


UNT Inspire Park – Event Center
6170 Research Rd., Frisco, TX  75033
Inspire Park is located on Research Rd., one block east of the Dallas North Tollway and Eldorado Pkwy.
Click here for more information and directions at the university website.
Google maplink
Parking – Parking is available adjacent to the building.


Registration open through Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Open to FEI Dallas Chapter members and chapter sponsors per attendance guidelines for their sponsorship level.  Advance registration required for all attendees.
FEI Dallas Chapter Members | Free
SPECIAL BENEFIT FOR DALLAS CHAPTER MEMBERS:  Bring your financial staff at no charge!  See the Guests section for information on how to register guests. 
Chapter Sponsors | Free per the attendance guidelines for your sponsorship level.  Sponsors with registration-enabled logins may register on this page.  If you receive a notice that you are not eligible to register, contact Jackie Dunn at jackie.dunn@feidallas.org.
Chapter Title Sponsor | 2 attendees
Strategic Partner | 2 attendees
Special Events Partner | 2 attendees
Platinum Sponsor | 2 attendees
Communications/Media Sponsor | 2 attendees
Academic Partner | Hosted event only
Special Partners | 1 attendee
Guests | $35.00
Chapter members may occasionally bring guests to chapter events subject to the chapter’s Guest Policy and with advance registration and approval.  Guest fees are payable by credit card in advance at the time of registration.  Guests may not serve in a business development role for a firm that provides products or services to financial executives unless specifically approved in advance. 
To request guest approval, contact Jackie Dunn at jackie.dunn@feidallas.org with the following information.  Please send complete information to facilitate approval and registration.
Full name
First name for nametag
Company name
Job title
Address | City, State, Zip
Phone number
Email address
Payment information | Guest fee $35
Credit card number
Expiration date
Name on card


Chapter members and sponsors may bring guests to monthly chapter meetings subject to advance registration and approval.  The following general conditions apply with exceptions approved in advance.  Contact Jackie Dunn to request guest approval:  jackie.dunn@feidallas.org

  • Guest fees, if applicable, are payable by credit card in advance at the time of registration.  See ‘Cancellation’ for refund information.

  • Guests generally may not attend monthly chapter meetings on a repeated basis.  A notable exception is that chapter members’ financial staff are invited to the Summer Professional Development Series at no charge as a value-add to members, and may attend more than one session.

  • Guests may not serve in a business development role for a firm that provides products or services to financial executives unless specifically approved in advance.

  • Not all chapter events are open to guests.  Refer to the registration section for each meeting for information on guest registration.

Special Provisions for Prospective Members
FEI members and chapter sponsors are encouraged to invite prospective members to monthly chapter meetings, the Summer Professional Development Series, and Special Events pursuant to the attendance guidelines for that event.  Prospective members may attend one monthly chapter meeting on a complimentary basis and one session of the Summer Professional Development Series subject to the guest fee, to evaluate the benefits of FEI membership.


CPE credit for FEI Dallas Chapter events is available online via FEI’s CPE Center to both FEI members and non-members.  This event offers 2 CPE credits to all attendees who are eligible to earn CPE credit.  Registration in the FEI system and onsite signature verification of attendance is required to earn CPE credit.
Financial Executives International 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 final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.
For FEI CPE credits, one credit hour equals 50 minutes according to NASBA guidelines. Some states boards may differ on how many minutes constitute a credit hour. Contact your state board for more information.


To cancel a reservation, contact Jackie Dunn at jackie.dunn@feidallas.org.  Forty-eight “business” hours notice is requested for cancellation.  We recognize that plans can change at the last minute; however, as good stewards of our chapter finances we ask your help in controlling expenses due to last-minute cancellations and no‑shows.


Jackie Dunn
FEI Dallas Chapter Manager
C: 214-789-8999
jackie.dunn@feidallas.org | www.feidallas.org


Dr. James Parrish

Assistant Professor, Department of ITDS, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
University of North Texas