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Florida State University Accounting Conference Simulcast (FSUACWEB)

Date:Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017
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: Charles P. Cicchetti Lydia C. Desnoyers, CPA, CFE Julian D. Dozier, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE Randy Finden Russell J. Goolsby, CPA, CGMA, MSA J. E. Grossman, CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA Anne Marie Hicks, CGMA,CPA William T. Krizner Lisa A. Norman, CPA Jorge R. Piñon Jay Ralstin Rich Shavell, CPA,CVA Brian S. Walgamott Steven A. Wolf, CPA, CFE, ABV/CFF, ASA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$460.00 FICPA Members, $685.00 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 11 - 12, 2017. 

The Florida State University Accounting Conference offers up to 15 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.

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CPE Credit
This conference qualifies for 10 Accounting & Auditing (AA) and 5 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.

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 
  • Economic Update 
  • 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

* 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
Introduction & Opening Remarks
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?
Time: Thursday 10:25am - 11:15am    Credits: 1.0 TB

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

Lunch Break - No Presentation
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 Commericial 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 - No Presentation
Afternoon General Sessions
Using an Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting
Time: Friday 1:10pm - 2:00pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Providing Expert Witness 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