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CPAs in Industry - Ft. Lauderdale (ICM)

Date:Thursday, March 22, 2018 - Friday, March 23, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:05pm
(Registration at 7:15am )
Facility:Signature Grand, Davie
CPE Credit:Accounting and Auditing
Technical Business
Instructors: Petar Besalev, CISA, CIPT, CCSK Laetitia M. Blanchard Marzouka, CPA Jon Brethauer Richard E. Cabrera, JD, CPA David Chitester C. Brett Cooper, CPA, ABV, ASA, BVAL, Cr.FA FL Dept of Revenue Keith Givens Stephane J. Grand, Ph.D., MBA, MALD J. E. Grossman, CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA Anne Marie Hicks, CGMA,CPA Michael C. Jimenez, CISA, CISM William L. Maloney, CPA Raymond Monteleone, CPA Jason A. Penedo, CPA Michael J. Reed, CFE, CFF, CPA Eugene Ristaino, CPA/ABV/CFF, ABAR, MT Jack Rybicki, CPA Shawn P. Wolf, Esq.
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$450.00 FICPA Members, $700.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$505.00 FICPA Members, $755.00 Non-Members on 3/15/2018

Image: Andrew Leonard-Chair
Andrew Leonard-Chair
From the Team

As a CPA in industry, you are all about the hands-on approach.  You are involved from payroll to supply chain.  You are also an integral part of a team charged with creating the financial health of your company.  Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, remaining current with the multitude of guidelines can make a difference in your work and your company's bottom line.

Image: C. Brett Cooper-Vice Chair
C. Brett Cooper-Vice Chair

Whether it's learning about IFRS GAAP Integration, data analytics or cyber security, you'll leave this conference with what it takes to make a lasting impact.  We also want you to share this opportunity with your colleagues.  The FICPA offers early bird, first time attendee, young CPA and group discounts - making the 2018 CPAs in Industry Conference an investment in your company's future and your own. 

See you in Tampa, Fort Lauderdale or online for the simulcast March 22-23, 2018!

CPE Credit

This Conference qualifies for up to 17 CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The type of credit earned depends on concurrent breakouts chosen.  Please indicate choice of breakouts on the registration form.


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  • Identify fraud in its various forms an business e-mail compromise 
  • Identify recent updates in the area of state and federal taxation for businesses
  • Describe recent and proposed changes to accounting and auditing standards
  • Explore Internal IT controls implementation and auditing
  • Identify best personal and professional investment strategies

Major Topics:
  • Accounting and Auditing updates
  • Fraud in its Various Forms
  • Internal IT Controls
  • Federal and State (Florida) Taxes
  • Financial Management

Promo Codes

First Time Attendees use NEWICICM17 promo code and save $100. Valid for first-time CPAs in Industry Conference attendees, applies to in-person or simulcast registration and does not apply to non-member fees. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior purchases/registrations.

Young CPAs use YCPAICICM17 promo code and save $150. Offer for CPAs under the age of 36, applies to in-person or simulcast registration and does not apply to non-member fees.  Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior puchases/registrations.


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Registration Status: OPEN
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Introduction & Opening Remarks
Time: Thursday 8:00am - 8:10am    Credits: 0

Morning General Sessions
Hedge Accounting - New Rules to Better Manage Risk Exposures
Time: Thursday 8:10am - 9:00am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Data Analytics - How CPAs are Going Beyond the Numbers
Time: Thursday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Leases-An Explanation and Implementation of the New Standard
Time: Thursday 10:05am - 10:55am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Internal IT Controls Implementation
Time: Thursday 10:55am - 11:45am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Afternoon General Sessions
Auditing Internal IT Systems
Time: Thursday 12:40pm - 1:30pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

What's Your 401(k) Fiduciary Process?
Time: Thursday 1:30pm - 2:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Fraud Cases and Business E-Mail Compromise
Time: Thursday 2:35pm - 3:25pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Blockchain A1: A Practical Application
Time: Thursday 3:25pm - 4:15pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Understanding Federal Tax Reform: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Time: Thursday 4:15pm - 5:05pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Friday, March 23, 2018
Continental Breakfast
Morning General Sessions
Understanding Cybersecurity: How to Secure Your Organization and Why it Matters
Time: Friday 8:10am - 9:00am    Credits: 1.0 TB

The Power of Being Understood: Adopting the New Revenue Recognition Standard
Time: Friday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Budgeting, Forecasting and Implementation
Time: Friday 10:05am - 10:55am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Sales and Use Tax & Nexus
Time: Friday 10:55am - 11:45am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Afternoon General Session
Raising Capital Early Stage
Time: Friday 12:40pm - 1:30pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

IFRS / US GAAP Integration
Time: Friday 1:30pm - 2:20pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Afternoon Concurrent Breakouts (select one)
Breakout 1: Accounting Updates for Real Estate Developers and Owners
Time: Friday 2:35pm - 3:25pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Breakout 2: What Every CFO Should Know
Time: Friday 2:35pm - 3:25pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Afternoon Concurrent Breakouts (select one)
Breakout 3: Current Landscape of Fair Value Accounting Relative to ASC 805 and ASC 350
Time: Friday 3:25pm - 4:15pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Breakout 4: An Overview of Issues Impacting Choice of Business Entity
Time: Friday 3:25pm - 4:15pm    Credits: 1.0 TB