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Jacksonville Chapter- Infusion All-Day CPE Event (JX012618)

Date:Friday, January 26, 2018
Time:8:30am - 5:00pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Marriott Jacksonville, Jacksonville
CPE Credit:2.0 Technical Business
5.0 Accounting and Auditing
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs (Chapter)
Early Bird Price:$159.00 FICPA Members, $240.00 Non-Members


High-Quality CPE Conveniently Located Near You

Don't miss our fourth Infusion CPE event on January 26, 2018, held at the Jacksonville Marriott in conjunction with the Jacksonville Chapter. You'll have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and earn up to seven credit hours of CPE while growing the power of your local network.  

GAAP, GAAS, SSARS; Impacts, Answers & Issues (2AA)
Presented by Pat Patterson, CPA, MBA

Cecil Patterson, (Pat), is an award-winning, nationally recognized author, speaker, and discussion leader for continuing education courses and numerous state societies. He has experience at the local and national CPA-firm level and as an adjunct university professor.

Pat holds an MBA from the University of North Florida and is a CPA licensed in Florida and Texas. His firm provides, accounting, tax preparation, and tax planning services, wealth management services, and consulting for businesses and other professional firms. The AICPA has recognized the firm for it’s work in the “virtual office” field.

Pat has been appointed to the AICPA Council for 2015-17 from the state of Florida, the FICPA Council 2015-2016, as well as numerous other committees and sections, and is a member of the FICPA Educational Foundation Board of Trustees.

He has been named an FICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader and has received the FICPA’s Writing Excellence Award. He has also received the New York Society of CPAs’ Distinguished Discussion Leader Award.

Cybersecurity in your firm - an overview of potential risk and solutions (1 TB)g
Presented by Peter Lester & Darren Cimiluca

Peter is a director with PwC's Cybersecurity and Privacy practice. With over 12 years of experience, Peter’s main focus centers in the Technology and Media industries with an emphasis on information security strategy, execution of large scale security transformation efforts, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. He has also managed projects from highly reactive forensic investigations to complex implementations of financial systems. Peter is a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia. 

In addition to his client focus, Peter recently relocated to Florida to lead the expansion of PwC's cybersecurity services across the state. Additionally, he recently served in PwC's Advisory Leadership Tour as the “Chief of Staff” for the Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, where he was responsible for driving strategy and operations for the entire US.  The role also included leading a large scale sector alignment and service offering/skill enhancements.

Darren Cimiluca is a Senior Associate with PwC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice.  He has over 10 years of Identity and Access Management and Project Management experience concentrating in areas of Regulatory Controls, Security Policy, Privileged Access Management, Information Security, Identity Lifecycle Management, Risk, and Operations.  Darren has most notably provided services in Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg. SCI) for a covered financial entity in the United States that required adoption of standardized controls to manage Information Security.  Darren provided subject matter expertise on Reg. SCI and used industry standard controls from NIST and SANS to help his client become Reg. SCI compliant.   Using his CISSP training he specializes in implementation and assessment of Identity and Access Management policies and controls along with the technology tools needed to enable his clients to drive effective practices.

The FICPA and the CPA Profession: New Year and New Issues for the Profession (1 TB)
Presented by FICPA President/CEO Deborah Curry, CPA, CGMA & Alan M. West CPA, CGMA, 2017-18 FICPA Chair

The Seven Sexiest Frauds Ever (3AA)
Presented by Kevin Cross, CPA

Kevin Cross, is always on the hunt for scandalous, over-the-top, ingenious, and sometimes just plain dumb frauds and is constantly keeping his current list of the “7 Sexiest Frauds!”

If the old adage "it takes one to know one" has an ounce of truth,  then the insights gained from our speaker will hold some valuable lessons for your practice.

Just as the FBI utilizes the knowledge of former criminals, this is your opportunity to glean from a convicted fraudster.  

Thirty years ago he was the mastermind behind a large embezzlement scheme from the Broward County sheriffs department where he worked as an accountant for the notorious Cuban cop Sheriff Nick Navarro. 

As chronicled in his book "Embezzlement, a True Crime Story", Kevin Cross learned the error of his ways and became a CPA, the only CPA in the state of Florida and Georgia with such a background. He started, lead and sold a successful accounting practice after 17 years. 
Today Kevin is a licensed CPA, author and financial counselor who uses his wit, wisdom and unique insight to lecture on fraud, mentor, advise, and teach on the ethical use of money.

Afterwards, mix and mingle with your fellow local CPAs. Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres at our joint chapter reception.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Fisher, Tousey, Leas & Ball P.A.
FISHER, TOUSEY, LEAS & BALL, P.A., is the largest tax and estate planning specialty law firm in North Florida. Established in 1978, the firm has experienced substantial growth over the years. The main office is located in the EverBank Building on Riverside Avenue with branch offices in Ponte Vedra Beach and Amelia Island. Main phone #:  904-356-2600


Don't forget to check out our free 1 (TB) Pre-Infuse Networking and Meet & Greet! January 25th, 2018


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