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Florida State University Accounting Conference Simulcast (FSUACWEB)

Date:Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Friday, May 11, 2018
Time:8:15am - 4:55pm
(Registration at 7:45am )
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:10.0 Accounting and Auditing
5.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Geoffrey D. Adams, CISA,CPA Robert P. Bedwell, CPA David Brennan Wesley A. Galloway Michael B. Hood William T. Krizner Marcia R. Main, CFE, CIA, CPA Mary A. McVicar, CPA Brian R. Rue James H. Sutton Jr, CPA, Esq., LLM (TAX) Lamar Taylor, J.D., CPA Gary R. Trugman, CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS James L. Worrell
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$470.00 FICPA Members, $695.00 Non-Members


Join in at Florida State for CPE that's Great!

You don’t have to travel to be a part of one of the state’s best CPE events on May 10 - 11, 2018. 

The Florida State University Accounting Conference offers up to 15 credit hours of CPE covering Tax Reform Employment Law, Florida Sales and Use Tax, SSAE 18 - SOC Reporting, and more, plus the updates you need on single audit, and the Government Accounting Standards Board.

CPE Credit
This conference qualifies for 10 Accounting & Auditing (AA) and 5 Technical Business (TB) hours of CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE Credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Conference Materials
Conference reference materials are distributed to registrants electronically in advance of the program. There will not be printed material available on site. This fully searchable PDF includes speaker presentations and is intended for electronic use only.

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  • Identify potential areas of liability in employment law
  • Describe the recent changes to accounting and auditing standards and pronouncements
  • Describe implementation hurdles and new developments in internal controls, leases, and revenue recognition
  • Describe the current economic climate
  • Describe current changes and compliance issues in single audits and not-for-profit reporting
  • Identify the proposed areas for federal tax reform 
  • Review techniques for inquiry, investigation and analytics in forensic accounting investigations

Major Topics:
  • Accounting
  • Auditing 
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Forensic Accounting Investigations
  • GASB Update 
  • Internal Controls 
  • NFP Reporting
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Single Audit
  • Tax Reform

Who Should Attend:

This conference is designed for CPAs in public practice, education, government, and industry.

Some familiarity with accounting, auditing, and financial management in the public and private sectors.

Advanced Preparation:


First Time Attendees

* NEWFSU18 promo code offer valid for first-time 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.


** YCPAFSU18 promo code offer valid for Young CPAs (age 36 and under) attending the conference, 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.


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Registration Status: OPEN
Thursday, May 10, 2018
General Sessions
Introduction & Opening Remarks
Time: Thursday 8:15am - 8:30am    Credits: 0

15 Absolutely Essential Employment Law Considerations for 2018
Time: Thursday 8:30am - 9:20am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Florida Sales and Use Tax
Time: Thursday 9:20am - 10:10am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Financial Statement Analysis – KPI’s
Time: Thursday 10:25am - 11:15am    Credits: 1.0 AA

GASB Update
Time: Thursday 11:15am - 12:05pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Emerging Technologies – The Future of the Industry
Time: Thursday 1:25pm - 2:15pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Tax Reform Updates
Time: Thursday 2:15pm - 3:05pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

ERM COSO – Internal Control Updates
Time: Thursday 3:20pm - 4:10pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Business Valuation
Time: Thursday 4:10pm - 5:00pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Friday, May 11, 2018
Auditing IT Projects
Time: Friday 8:00am - 8:50am    Credits: 1.0 AA

SSAE 18 – SOC Reporting
Time: Friday 8:50am - 9:40am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Federal Single Audit Update
Time: Friday 10:00am - 11:40am    Credits: 2.0 AA

Business Continuity – For Disasters and Succession Planning
Time: Friday 1:10pm - 2:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Cyber Security – Internal Control Updates
Time: Friday 2:00pm - 2:50pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Oops! I Stepped in a Pile of Fraud: The Legal, Ethical and Practical Considerations for CPAs When They Discover Fraud
Time: Friday 2:50pm - 3:40pm    Credits: 1.0 AA