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November 10-13, 2019 | Denver, Colorado
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

Thomson Reuters SYNERGY User Conference 2019 for corporations

We invite you to join us in Colorado for SYNERGY2019 — a gathering of the industry elite and an opportunity to share expertise, energize your connections, and empower your circle of influence. You'll be able to attend educational sessions and learn from the best and brightest in the tax industry — plus you'll spend four days earning CPE credit, getting hands-on training, learning about technology updates, and being inspired by tax and technology experts.

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Learn more about SYNERGY 2019

4 days of interactive learning

Learn, discuss, share, and have fun as you explore the future of tax and accounting with users and experts from around the country.

  • 50+
  • 100+
  • 100+
  • 17
    CPE Credits

2019 schedule

Explore the full potential of Thomson Reuters tax technology

Sunday, November 10

2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Registration opens
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsor exhibits
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Experience zone
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Welcome reception

For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact SYNERGY 2019 Corporate Help Desk 703-738-9146.

Conference features

Welcome reception
Kick off the conference at our SYNERGY welcome reception. You'll mix and mingle with other Thomson Reuters customers and staff.

Social media
Join the conversation! Connect with us on social media by using #SYNERGYTaxTech.

Innovation Lab
Get a first-hand look at the latest ONESOURCE and Checkpoint technology developments and share your feedback and ideas.

Monday, November 11

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Opening general session
9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Experience zone
9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sponsor exhibits
9:45 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Educational sessions
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
12:50 – 5:30 p.m.
Educational sessions
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Exhibitor reception

For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact SYNERGY 2019 Corporate Help Desk 703-738-9146.

Conference features

Exhibitor reception
Visit with our SYNERGY sponsors while enjoying a cocktail and light snack.

Taxologists are tax professionals who embrace technology to yield remarkable results. Nominations for 2019 Taxologist Awards now open.

Tuesday, November 12

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Information desk
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:40 p.m.
Sponsor exhibits
7:30 a.m. - 5:40 p.m.
Experience zone
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Educational sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 – 5:40 p.m.
Educational sessions
7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday night special event

For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact SYNERGY 2019 Corporate Help Desk 703-738-9146.

Conference features

Tuesday night event
Experience Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum located on the former Lowry Airforce Base during our Tuesday night event.  And we’re bringing the outdoors inside a massive 182,000 square foot hanger so you can try activities like kayaking and rock climbing — plus amazing acts like Flying Ace athletes flying high with skis and snowboards.

We guarantee a Colorado experience to remember!

Demo theatre
Stop by the experience zone to view the full schedule of demonstrations covering best practices, solution ideas, and more.

Learn how hundreds of thousands of tax and accounting professionals use
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint every day to do their jobs faster, more accurately, and with greater confidence. Test drive Checkpoint Edge and experience for yourself how it delivers the latest in artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, and machine learning technologies, combined with the tax and accounting expertise of our editorial staff.

Wednesday, November 13

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Information desk
7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Sponsor exhibits
8:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Experience zone
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Closing session
9:45 – 10:40 a.m.
Educational sessions
12:05 – 1:05 p.m.
1:05 – 3:10 p.m.
Educational sessions

For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact SYNERGY 2019 Corporate Help Desk 703-738-9146.

Conference features

Closing session
Join us as we wrap up an eventful conference, and enjoy a moderated Reuters panel discussing the constant state of change from tax regulations to the geopolitical landscape and how they impact organizations.

Customer center
Visit our customer center at this year's conference to learn how to use this powerful platform for your ONESOURCE product support needs or to create your OnePass account.

Connect with other ONESOURCE users in our customer-only online community.



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Registration includes:
Welcome reception, keynote addresses, exhibitor reception, educational sessions,  up to 17 hours of CPE credit, special Tuesday evening event, and seven meals.

2019 Taxologist Awards

The Taxologist Awards recognize tax professionals like you who excel at using technology to maximize tax function effectiveness. The Taxologist Awards gives you and/or your peers to gain professional recognition for outstanding accomplishments and to celebrate with us at SYNERGY this year. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's nominations.

Judging information

A panel made up of industry and Thomson Reuters specialists will review and select winners for each award category. The nomination window closed on September 20, 2019.


Taxologist of the Year Award categories

  • Corporate Tax Department and Key Individual Contributor (Four Awards): Show how your tax department and a key influencer/contributor have challenged the status quo and improved the effectiveness of your tax department.
  • Global/Multi-National Corporate Tax Department and Key Individual Contributor (Four Awards): How have your global or multi-national tax department and a key influencer/contributor challenged the status quo and improved the effectiveness of your tax department?
  • Certified Implementer Program (One Award): Tell us how your Certified Implementer has mastered the knowledge and use of ONESOURCE™ to maximize tax function effectiveness at a corporation.
  • Trust Tax Management (One Award): How has the nominated tax professional or tax department demonstrated excellence by using ONESOURCE Trust Tax Management to automate the fiduciary tax process?
  • New Customer of the Year (One Award): New customers! Tell us how you, your tax department, a team member, or an industry peer have implemented ONESOURCE or Checkpoint to successfully transform their original process.

Winner benefits

You are helping outstanding Taxologists get the recognition they deserve. We will make sure of it by:

  • Unveiling the winners at this year’s SYNERGY conference in Denver, Colorado (November 10-13). Register now.
  • Invitation to join an exclusive Future of Tax discussion during the SYNERGY conference.
  • Recognizing winners with press and social activities and providing an opportunity for them to share their best practices with the world.
  • Offering a chance for winners to celebrate their successes with their team members when they get home. Winners will receive a luncheon with their tax department.

Winners will be able to share the gift of networking and educational experiences with their team. They will receive two free conference passes for SYNERGY 2020, a one-year subscription to ONESOURCE University, a 10-day trial for Checkpoint Edge, and one exam pass for the ONESOURCE Certified User Program for themselves or a colleague.

Congratulations to the 2019 Taxologist winners!

The winners of the 2019 Taxologist Awards have been announced at the SYNERGY2019 conference in Denver, CO.

Corporate Tax Department

  • Kathleen Rodes
    Tax Director,
    The Andersons, Inc.
  • Donald Norcross
    Tax Director,
    Gerresheimer Glass Inc.
  • Marvin Henderson
    Senior Tax Accountant,
    Ingram Industries Inc.
  • Sandy Faulkner
    Director of Domestic Tax,

Global Corporate Tax Department

  • Phillip Duncan
    Tax Accounting Manager, 
    Domtar Paper Company
  • Cecile Petro
    International Tax Director,
    Janus Henderson Investors
  • Jennie Blair and Carina Bista
    Manager of Global Tax Reporting, Senior Manager of Tax Reporting,
    The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Spencer Wirthlin
    Senior Director - Global Income Tax,

Certified Implementer Partner

  • Andrew Maryott
    Sr. Manager - Tax Transformation and Technology,

New Customer of the Year

  • Andrew Walsh
    Tax Manager, PQ Corporation

Trust Tax Management

  • Brianna Ghosn
    Tax Manager and Vice President,
    Trust Company of Oklahoma

Book your room now

Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center
Denver, Colorado


Enjoy a Colorado adventure at this year's SYNERGY!

Colorado is known for its beautiful scenery, great food, and awesome outdoor activities. And you’ll get to experience it all during our Tuesday night event at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum located on the former Lowry Airforce Base.

We’re bringing the outdoors inside a massive 182,000 square foot hangar so you can try a variety of activities, like kayaking and rock climbing — plus enjoy amazing acts like Flying Ace athletes flying high with skis and snowboards.

We guarantee a Colorado experience to remember! 

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors

If you're interested in being a SYNERGY2019 sponsor, please contact Terry Storholm at terry.storholm@tr.com or call 651 687 7327 for more information.

Platinum Elite






Frequently asked questions


  • Click on the orange Register Now button located at the top right corner of this web page and complete the registration form.

  • If you need to cancel your registration, you may process that directly via the website.  To view the refund policy, go to registration, select the Fees & Policies tab and then click on the Details link next to the conference fee and registration date that apply to you.  No refund is provided if you register after September 30, 2019.

    If you have registered for the conference and are unable to attend, you may substitute another person from your company.  The original registered attendee must submit a written cancellation request, including their substitute’s first name, last name and email address to onesourceuserconference@tr.com or call 703.738.9146.

  • A limited number of discounted hotel rooms at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center, starting at $279, are available until October 18, 2019.    

  • You can book at hotel room directly with the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center online, or by calling 720-452-6900 and asking for the Thomson Reuters SYNERGY Corporate Conference group block.

Agenda and sessions

  • The SYNERGY agenda is available under the Agenda tab on the registration site.  Check back regularly to see the most current agenda.

  • Session selection is available as you register for SYNERGY. The full schedule of sessions will be available in early summer. If you register for SYNERGY prior to the session schedule being available, simply return to the registration section using the link in your confirmation email. To simplify your session selection, use the Select a Topic and Advanced Search capabilities.

  • Thomson Reuters offers a private, online Tax Community for customers only. Within Community is a subject for "SYNERGY for Corporations," with several sub-topics and various subjects for ONESOURCE and Checkpoint.


  • No, the hotel and travel fee are separate from the price of the SYNERGY conference.

  • The Denver International Airport is closest to the resort and conference center.

  • Find more information about the Denver area by visiting https://www.denver.org/


  • Your adult guests (over 21) are welcome to join us for the following selection of evening events and meals:

    • Welcome Reception:  $175
    • Exhibitor Reception:  $100
    • Entertainment Evening:  $200

    Guest selection includes food, beverage, and entertainment for selected meals and/or events.  It does not include access to general and breakout sessions.  Guests are responsible for their hotel accommodations, air and ground transportation, other meals, and optional activities.

  • The dress code for the event is business casual. We recommend you bring additional attire if you plan to explore the city. The Tuesday night event is casual.

  • We recommend you bring what you would normally pack for a business trip.  However, we encourage you to bring extra chargers for electronic devices, any printed materials you may want for sessions (SYNERGY sessions will be paper-free) and extra business cards.

  • You’ll receive an email with specific instructions for downloading the app in late October.

For additional information or assistance with registration, please contact

SYNERGY 2019 Corporate Help Desk 703-738-9146.

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Professional Software & Service 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.

All complaints should be submitted to Tonya Clark, Director, ONESOURCE University for resolution. Complaints regarding content or delivery of sessions will be reviewed by SYNERGY staff and Product Management. All other complaints will be reviewed by SYNERGY staff and ONESOURCE University management. Corrections made will follow the standards that are stated in the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy's (NASBA) CPE administration policies. All interested parties: CPA, State Board, etc. are then notified of the resolution.

Tonya Clark, Director ONESOURCE University

ONESOURCE University