2019 Accounting Show Next Era CPE Live Stream - Day 1 (ASWEB1)

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
General Sessions

Keynote Presentation: How to Bill a Million Dollars per FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) Using Technology (Credits: 1.0 TB)
8:10am-9:00am

Jody Padar, CPA, MST
CEO and Principal / New Vision CPA Group
Mount Prospect, IL

A new business model for CPA and bookkeeping firms.  Today's future-ready firms are operating at the intersection of user experience, technology and business.  But what does that mean exactly?  Learn how moving to the cloud, utilizing artificial intelligence (aka bots); and outsourcing will transform your firm's culture, business model, talent and operations.  You'll walk away with tips and strategies on how to role with constant change and take your firm to the next level.


Data Analytics and the Impact on the Accounting Profession - Part 1 (Credits: 1.0 AA)
9:10am-10:00am

Kathryn K. Horton, CPA, CMA, CIDA
President / Kathryn K. Horton CPA PA
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Explore the benefits of data analytics, including the examination of actual fraud uncovered using data analytic software and internal control testing.  Learn about data analytic testing, creating process automation, artificial intelligence and the future impact on the accounting profession.  Understand, through actual demonstration using data analytic technology, why this methodology is vital to your continued success.


Break
10:00am-10:30am
General Session

Data Analytics and the Impact on the Accounting Profession - Part 2 (Credits: 1.0 AA)
10:30am-11:20am

Kathryn K. Horton, CPA, CMA, CIDA
President / Kathryn K. Horton CPA PA
Fort Lauderdale, FL

 This is a continuation of the previous session. 

Explore the benefits of data analytics, including the examination of actual fraud uncovered using data analytic software and internal control testing.  Learn about data analytic testing, creating process automation, artificial intelligence and the future impact on the profession.  Understand, through actual demonstration using data analytic technology, why this methodology is vital to your continued success.


Lunch Break
11:20am-1:00pm
General Sessions

GASB Update (Credits: 1.0 AA)
1:00pm-1:50pm

Lisa R. Parker, CPA
Project Manager / Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Norwalk, CT

Get the latest updates from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).


Criminal Fraud Sales Tax Stories (Credits: 1.0 AA)
2:00pm-2:50pm

James H. Sutton Jr, CPA, Esq., LLM
Shareholder / Moffa, Sutton & Donnini, PA
Tampa, FL

Florida has some very serious criminal statutes imposing potential harsh fines and long prison sentences for sales tax fraud, starting at a mere $301 of collected, but not remitted, tax.  Learn the criminal side of sales tax through scenarios where both taxpayers and their CPAs were caught unaware.  If you or your clients collect sales tax, this presentation will be a real eye opener!


Break
2:50pm-3:20pm
General Sessions

Update in Fair Value Accounting for Acquisitions (Credits: 1.0 AA)
3:20pm-4:10pm

Christopher Cooper, ABV,ASA
Director Valuation & Advisory / Rivero, Gordimer & Co, PA
Tampa, FL

Fair value accounting is constantly scrutinized, testing its efficient, effective and cost-beneficial application to recording assets and liabilities.  Fair value accounting permeates throughout the balance sheet in its presentation.  Learn about updates of the Accounting Standards for elements of fair value accounting in all areas, with an emphasis on those applicable to business acquisitions.


Cannabis Accounting (Credits: 1.0 AA)
4:20pm-5:10pm

Marc Silverman, CPA
Partner / WithumSmith+Brown, PC
Whippany, NJ

Learn about the various accounting and internal control issues are facing the cannabis industry.



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