Our industry is changing so fast that we need two days of in-depth content and networking to focus on what we need to understand in order to not just survive, but thrive in the coming years. What will auditing look like in the age of data analytics? How do you account for new types of businesses that offer not-yet-regulated products? We packed our agenda with hard core content so that we can delve into cutting edge topics that will determine our futures.
Join us and accelerate your profession by earning additional credit:
CPE: 18 hours
AA: 18 hours
FR: 1 hour
Join Thomas J. Groskopf, CPA, CVA, MBA with Barnes, Dennig & Co., Ltd. out of Cincinnati, OH. as he covers Revenue Recognition. Find out the Big Deal and more as he discusses the overview of the new standard, key provisions and impact areas, as well as AICPA Revenue Recognition Task Forces and TRG.Click for more information on 'Revenue Recognition'
Join Ashima Jain (PwC; San Jose, CA) for a two part discussion on Lease Accounting topics. The sessions will cover the background and overview of Lease Accounting. Additional topics will include identifying a lease, contract components, lease classification, recognition and measurement, ongoing requirements as well as other transactions. Ms. Jain will also cover transition elements, […]Click for more information on 'Day 1 Session 1: Lease Accounting, Part 1'
Join Thomas E. Noce, CPA the sole proprietor of Thomas Noce CPA from Palm Springs, California where he will go over private company council. Topics in this 50 minute mid-morning session will cover background of formation of the PCC, who qualifies to use it, updates of accounting standards from 2014-2016, and what’s in the pipeline. […]Click for more information on 'Private Company Council'
Lunch and Networking BreakClick for more information on 'Lunch and Networking Break'
Join moderator Bob Green, CPA/CITP, CGMA with SingerLewak based out of Woodland Hills, California and Virginia Collins with Loeb & Troper, LLP, based out of New York, New York. They will be discussing data analytics and going into depth on the analytical maturity model, the value of data analytics to the audit and assurance profession […]Click for more information on 'Data Analytics'
Join Marcia J. Hein, CPA and sole proprietor of Marcia Hein, CPA based out of Windsor, Colorado where she will give an update on the peer review. She will go deeper into the topic and cover recently adopted peer review guidance changes, updates from the enhanced oversight program, the identification of non-conforming engagements, and more. […]Click for more information on 'Session A: Peer Review Update'
Join Mark E. Dauberman, CPA and president of Mark Dauberman Seminars based out of Upland, CA for detailed session on SSARS 21. In this afternoon discussion, Mr. Dauberman will discuss topics to include: compliance issues, checklists for engagements, the process for making engagements more efficient, practice-oriented, level of engagement with SSARS 21, and more. Covered […]Click for more information on 'Session B: SSARS 21 Revisited'
Conclude the first day with a discussion led by Summer M. Taylor, CPA with Deloitte & Touche, USA, LLP based in Costa Mesa, CA. In this session, Ms. Taylor will cover the financial accounting standards board (FASB) agenda, recent changes to the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and the revenue recognition, leasing, and investment updates […]Click for more information on 'Accounting Update'
William F. O’Brien is a CPA for Executive Education Inc. based out of San Jose, California. Mr. O’Brien will be going over International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the set of accounting standards developed by an independent entity called the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). His topics will include: Why you should care, where we stand […]Click for more information on 'IFRS v. GAAP – Who Cares?'
Join speaker Kristy Illuzzi, CPA, CGMA (AICPA; Durham, NC) on Day 2 of the Accounting & Auditing Update Conference to discuss the AICPA Regulatory Update. Ms. Illuzzi will cover topics such as the top risks anticipated for 2017 as well as how to position for future success. Topics Covered to include: Top Risks for 2017 […]Click for more information on 'Keynote: AICPA Regulatory Update'
This 90 minute session led by Howard Sibelman, a CPA with Howard Sibelman CPA and based in Marina Del Rey, California will include a lecture on exposure draft of SAS 13X, AU-C 703, forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA. It will consist of topics such as: How all auditors of […]Click for more information on 'Exposure Draft of SAS 13X, AU-C 703'
This session will be led by Brian Miller (BDO USA; San Francisco, CA) who will cover key concepts and terms from AU-C 600 such as special considerations while auditing group financial statements, include the work of component auditors. Topics covered will include: Key concepts & terms from AU-C 600: Special Considerations – Audits of Group […]Click for more information on 'Group Audits: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know'
Terry W. Bird (Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.; Los Angeles, CA) will speak during the lunch break beginning at 11:50 a.m. on Corporate Internal Investigations of Fraud Allegations. Mr. Bird will cover topics such as the key steps to initiating an internal investigation, as well as assessing and reporting the results. […]Click for more information on 'Lunch Session – Corporate Internal Investigations of Fraud Allegations'
“Keeping up with Investor Demands – the Emergence of Sustainability Accounting” · Growing numbers of Investors recognize that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact the risk and returns of their investments · Corporations also increasingly recognize the importance of ESG factors to their business · Despite these parallels, a great divide remains between how issuers […]Click for more information on 'Standards for Social and Environmental (Sustainability)'
The session will be led by Kristy Illuzzi, CPA, CGMA (AICPA; Durham, NC). Topics covered will include: Projects, Standards, and Interpretations Issued by the Auditing Standards Board, IAASB Activities, and Newly Issued Compilation and Review Standards and Related Implementation IssuesClick for more information on 'Audit and Attest Update'
This 50 minute afternoon session will be led by Howard Sibelman, a CPA at Howard Sibleman CPA based out of Marina Del Rey, California. His lecture on instilling skepticism in audit personnel will go over topics to include: Auditing and assurance standards, why this is a problem, independence, how did this get to be a […]Click for more information on 'Room A: Instilling Skepticism in Audit Personnel'
This 50 minute afternoon session will be led by Kimberly K. McCormick, a CPA at Grant Thornton LLP based out of San Jose, California. During this session, Ms. McCormick will cover several topics to include: Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB’s) new standard on not for profit (NFP) financial reporting, new revenue recognition standard, and more. […]Click for more information on 'Room A: Non-Profit'
This 50 minute afternoon session led by Thomas J. Parry, a CPA with Benson & Neff CPAs based in San Francisco, California, will cover enhanced peer reviews. The topics in this session will include: New peer review standards and how they affect your firm, quality control matters, and common peer review findings and firm responses. Covered […]Click for more information on 'Room B: Enhanced Peer Review'