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Construction Industry Conference (CIC)

Date:Friday, October 18, 2019
Time:7:00am - 5:10pm
(Registration at 6:30am )
Facility:Renaissance Orlando Hotel - Airport, Orlando
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
6.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Ray D. Bastin, CPA Al Erdmann William I. Eskin, CPA Daniel Levine, CPA, CRC Ronald F. Martino Jr, CPA, CCIFP® Anurag Sharma, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, MBA James H. Sutton Jr, CPA, Esq., LLM Eric P. Wallace
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$365.00 FICPA Members, $490.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$420.00 FICPA Members, $545.00 Non-Members on 9/18/2019

Image:CIC Chair
CIC Conference Chair

Message From the Chair - James Sutton

Construction is a very fluid business, impacted by a variety of economic, regulatory and technological influences.  This year promises to be no exception. We are again offering the Tax and Audit Boot Camps, laying the foundation for both new and seasoned professionals.  We are also pleased to have a healthy mix of CPAs from both private and public accounting firms, as well as construction industry leaders, providing you with diverse industry perspectives.  Whether you’re a CPA in public or private practice, a CFO, controller, attorney, contractor or construction industry specialist, this year’s conference will offer cutting-edge information and best practices to help prepare you for 2020 and beyond.  The FICPA is dedicated to providing you with the information and tools you need to succeed! We invite you to roll-up-your-sleeves and prepare for a full day of learning, discussion and engagement in the specialized field of construction accounting.

This conference qualifies for 4 Accounting & Auditing (AA), 6 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.

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  • Establish a strong foundation in the basics of construction industry accounting, auditing and taxation
  • Explore the key points of ASU 2016-02 (leases) and how it relates to construction
  • Examine ASC 606 (revenue recognition) and unique considerations as related to the construction industry
  • Learn the latest on cyber security and how it may already be impacting your practice
  • Discover how sales tax may be a ticking time bomb

Major Topics:
  • Florida Sales & Use Tax
  • Industry Accounting and Auditing
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Leases
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Cyber Threats and Security Measures

Who Should Attend:
CPAs and other financial professionals with an interested in the construction industry

Some familiarity with accounting, auditing, and financial management in the public sector


First Time Attendees

* NEWCIC19 promo code offer valid for first-time Construction Industry Conference attendees, and does not apply to non-member fees. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior purchases/registrations.


** YCPACIC19 promo code offer valid for Young CPAs (age 36 and under) attending the Construction Industry Conference, 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: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.
Friday, October 18, 2019
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Boot Camp
If selected there is an additional $25 fee per session.
Construction Auditing & Accounting Boot Camp (Additional $25 fee)
Time: Friday 7:30am - 8:20am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Construction Tax Boot Camp (Additional $25 fee)
Time: Friday 8:20am - 9:10am    Credits: 1.0 TB

General Sessions
Opening Remarks
Time: Friday 9:10am - 9:15am    Credits: 0

CPA Malpractice: Am I at Risk?
Time: Friday 9:15am - 10:05am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Cyber Security Update: Is Your Organization Ready for the Latest Threats?
Time: Friday 10:05am - 10:55am    Credits: 1.0 TB

General Sessions
TCJA: Lessons Learned and Best Practices Going Forward: The rules of attribution That Require Aggregation for Contractors
Time: Friday 11:05am - 11:55am    Credits: 1.0 TB

General Session
New Accounting for Long-Term Leases: Are You Ready?
Time: Friday 1:00pm - 1:50pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Revenue Recognition ASC 606: Implementation, Practical Considerations and Issues in Construction
Time: Friday 1:50pm - 2:40pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Sales Tax: The Ticking Time Bomb
Time: Friday 2:40pm - 3:30pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

General Sessions
From the Front Line to the Bottom Line
Time: Friday 3:40pm - 5:20pm    Credits: 2.0 TB