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Florida State University Accounting Conference (FSUAC)

Date:Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Friday, May 11, 2018
Time:8:15am - 4:55pm
(Registration at 7:30am )
Facility:University Center Club at FSU, Tallahassee
CPE Credit:1.0 Behavioral
10.0 Accounting and Auditing
6.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Geoffrey D. Adams, CISA, CPA Robert P. Bedwell, CPA David J. Brennan Jr. Deborah L. Curry, CPA Wesley A. Galloway Gene E. Geiger, CPA Michael B. Hood Matthew Johnson William T. Krizner Marcia R. Main, CPA, CIA, CFE, GRCP Sam M. McCall, CIA, CPA, Ph.D, CGMA, CGFM, CGAP, CIG Mary A. McVicar, CPA Brian R. Rue, CPA, CIA, CISA, CRISC Lamar Taylor, J.D., CPA Justin A. Thames, DPL Linda B. Trugman, CPA/ABV, ASA, MBA Rex D. Ware, Esq James L. Worrell, PhD, CPA, CISA, CIA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$445.00 FICPA Members, $695.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$500.00 FICPA Members, $750.00 Non-Members on 4/10/2018


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 Florida State University Club from May 10 - 11, 2018.

The Florida State University Accounting Conference offers 17 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 the single audit, and the Government Accounting Standards Board.

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

CPE Credit
This conference qualifies for 10 Accounting & Auditing (AA), 6 Technical Business (TB), 1 Behavioral (BE) hours 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 Accounting Conference Simulcast.  Register 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

* 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: 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 10, 2018
General Sessions
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Time: Thursday 7:30am - 8:15am    Credits: 0

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 Latest Updates & Hot Topics
Time: Thursday 9:20am - 10:10am    Credits: 1.0 TB

Internal Auditing at FSU - Achieving University Accountability
Time: Thursday 10:25am - 11:15am    Credits: 1.0 AA

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

Lunch Presentation: State of the Accounting Profession and Florida Legislative Update
Time: Thursday 12:05pm - 1:20pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Emerging Technologies in Accounting and Auditing
Time: Thursday 1:25pm - 2:15pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Tax Reform Updates Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Time: Thursday 2:15pm - 3:05pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

The Evolution of Risk Management: Understanding the Update to the COSO ERM Framework
Time: Thursday 3:20pm - 4:10pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Business Valuation: Avoid Getting into Trouble with Standards, Financial Reporting and Other Engagements
Time: Thursday 4:10pm - 5:00pm    Credits: 1.0 AA

Friday, May 11, 2018
Continental Breakfast
Time: Friday 7:30am - 8:00am    Credits: 0

Auditing IT Projects
Time: Friday 8:00am - 8:50am    Credits: 1.0 AA

SOC Reports
Time: Friday 8:50am - 9:40am    Credits: 1.0 AA

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

Lunch Presentation: Complexity Kills: A New Road to Survival
Time: Friday 11:45am - 1:10pm    Credits: 1.0 BE

Business Continuity and Succession Management
Time: Friday 1:10pm - 2:00pm    Credits: 1.0 TB

Understanding an Entity’s Information Technology Infrastructure to Meet Planning Requirements
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