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Florida State University Accounting Conference (FSUAC)

Date:Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017
Time:8:15am - 4:55pm
(Registration at 7:30am )
Facility:FSU Center for Academic &, Tallahassee
CPE Credit:10.0 Accounting and Auditing
7.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Charles P. Cicchetti Lydia C. Desnoyers, CPA, CFE Julian D. Dozier, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE Russell J. Goolsby, CPA, CGMA, MSA J. E. Grossman, CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA Joe Gruters Anne Marie Hicks, CGMA,CPA William T. Krizner Lisa A. Norman, CPA Jorge R. Piñon Jay Ralstin Kenneth Schermann Rich Shavell, CPA,CVA Barbara B. Strasdas, CPA Travis J. Vogt, CPA Brian S. Walgamott Steven A. Wolf, CPA, CFE, ABV/CFF, ASA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$435.00 FICPA Members, $685.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$490.00 FICPA Members, $740.00 Non-Members on 4/11/2017


Meet at Florida State for CPE That’s Great

You don’t have to travel far to be a part of one of the state’s best CPE events. Join us and CPAs from around the region at the state-of-the-art Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center from May 11 - 12, 2017. 

The Florida State University Accounting Conference offers up to 17 credit hours of CPE covering employment law, internal controls, accounting for leases, networking for young professionals, tax reform, revenue recognition and more, plus the updates you need on the economy, single audit, not-for-profit reporting and the Government Accounting Standards Board.

Experience the comradery of networking with fellow FSU alum and local professionals.

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CPE Credit
This conference qualifies for 10 Accounting & Auditing (AA) and 7 Technical Business (TB) of CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE Credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Can't Attend in Person?
No need to miss a thing! Take part in the FSU Spring Accounting Conference Simulcast.  Registration coming soon to watch the entire conference via simulcast.

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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  • Discuss key points of risk throughout the employment life cycle, common mistakes involving employee leave and preparing for coming changes to federal wage and hour laws.
  • Look at the design and maintenance process for internal control environments
  • Discuss the requirements of the new lease accounting rules, how to apply them and the impact they may have on your financial statements


Major Topics:
  • Economic Update
  • Internal Controls-Designs, Review and Maintenance
  • Tax Reform
  • GASB Update
  • Cyper Security
  • Forensic Accounting Investigations

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

First Time Attendees

* NEWFSU17 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.


** YCPAFSU17 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: 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.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Introduction & Opening Remarks
Time: Thursday 8:15am - 8:30am    Credits: 0

Morning General Sessions
Maybe It Is Rocket Science After All: Employment Law Update: The 2017 Masters Edition
Time: Thursday 8:30am - 9:20am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Internal Control: Design, Review and Maintenance
Time: Thursday 9:20am - 10:10am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Economic Update - The Return of $100 Oil?: Chapter II
Time: Thursday 10:25am - 11:15am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Accounting for Leases
Time: Thursday 11:15am - 12:05pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Lunch Presentation
Lunch Presentation: Legislator
Time: Thursday 12:05pm - 1:25pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Afternoon General Sessions
Single Audit Update
Time: Thursday 1:25pm - 2:15pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Young Professionals & Networking: Effective Communication When You're the Youngest Person in the Room
Time: Thursday 2:15pm - 3:05pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Not for Profit - Reporting Update
Time: Thursday 3:15pm - 4:05pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Tax Reform
Time: Thursday 4:05pm - 4:55pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Friday, May 12, 2017
Morning General Sessions
Implementing the New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are You Ready?
Time: Friday 8:00am - 8:50am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Financial Statements Analysis when Underwriting Residential Mortgage Loans and Commercial Loans
Time: Friday 8:50am - 9:40am    Credits: 1.0 AA

GASB Update
Time: Friday 10:05am - 10:55am    Credits: 1.0 AA

Cyber Security - What You (and Your Staff) Don't Know, Will Hurt You
Time: Friday 10:55am - 11:45am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Lunch Presentation
Fight, Fright or Flight? Calm Your Public Speaking Fears, Enhance Your Presentations and Step Up Your Career.
Time: Friday 11:45am - 1:10pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Afternoon General Sessions
Using an Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting
Time: Friday 1:10pm - 2:00pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Providing Expert Testimony as a CPA
Time: Friday 2:00pm - 2:50pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Forensic Accounting Investigations
Time: Friday 2:50pm - 3:40pm    Credits: 1.0 AA