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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Sessions I & II (Choose One) $195

Registration
8:15am-8:45am



The Future Changes in Professional Standards: What CPAs Should Know - Now (Credits: 4.0 AA)
8:45am-12:15pm

Cecil Patterson Jr., CPA,MBA
Partner/Owner / Patterson CPA Group, Inc.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

There are many, many changes in GAAP, GAAS, and SSARS for 2018 and the future. GAAP has Revenue Recognition, Financial Instruments, Credit Losses, Leases, and others. GAAS has SAS 132 plus changes to the form and content of the audit report. SSARS has 21, 22, 23, and now 24 with big changes as well. Stay up to date.


Tax Reform Overview - Post Tax-Season Update (Credits: 4.0 TB)
8:45am-12:15pm

Vicki H. Meyer, CPA
President/Owner / Meyer Consulting, PLLC
Orlando, FL

 


Sessions III & IV (Choose One) $195

Registration
1:00pm-1:30pm



Deferred Income Taxes-A Practical Approach (Credits: 4.0 AA)
1:30pm-5:00pm

Eugene Ristaino, ABV,CPA,MST
CPA / Ristaino & Company
Winter Springs, FL

Overview of FASB ASC 740 - Accounting for Income Taxes. The session will include a detailed discussion of the concepts as well as a review of recurring timing differences.  There are detailed schedules showing application principles and a two-year sample problem.


Bitcoin and Block Chain (Credits: 4.0 TB)
1:30pm-5:00pm

Alec R. Brophy
Managing Member/CEO / ISA Solution
Brandon, FL

We have all heard about Bitcoin. Block Chain is what Bitcoin "runs" on. The evolution of Internet 1.0 - Information to Internet 2.0 - Value is what we all need to understand. We will cover the basics of Bitcoin, Block Chain and the impact Block Chain is having on business, accounting and auditing.


Friday, August 3, 2018
Sessions V & VI (Choose One) $195

Registration
8:15am-8:45am



A & A Update (Credits: 4.0 AA)
8:45am-12:15pm

Eugene Ristaino, ABV,CPA,MST
CPA / Ristaino & Company
Winter Springs, FL

Overview of the latest accounting, auditing and reporting statements.


Block Chain - Application in Business (Credits: 4.0 TB)
8:45am-12:15pm

Alec R. Brophy
Managing Member/CEO / ISA Solution
Brandon, FL

The evolution of Internet 1.0 - Information to Internet 2.0 - Value is what we all need to understand. We will cover the basics of Block Chain, the impact Block Chain is currently having on business, provide tangible real world examples and show applications to accounting as well as auditing.


Sessions VII & VIII (Choose One) $195

Registration
1:00pm-1:30pm



Revenue Recognition: There is Still More to Learn! (Credits: 4.0 AA)
1:30pm-5:00pm

Cecil Patterson Jr., CPA,MBA
Partner/Owner / Patterson CPA Group, Inc.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

 


Cyber Security: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You (Credits: 4.0 TB)
1:30pm-5:00pm

Kristina Demek, PhD, CFE
Univeristy of South Florida Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Tampa, FL

Cyber threats are ever-evolving. Organizations must work to mitigate the risk of data breaches. Professionals will learn how to keep abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, manage risks, and ensure the right level of governance to safeguard their organization.


Saturday, August 4, 2018
Session IX $195

Registration
8:30am-9:00am



Ethics-Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs (4980) (Credits: 4.0 ET)
8:45am-12:15pm

Laura Krueger Brock, CPA/CFF, CFE
Consultant / Kerkering, Barberio & Company
Sarasota, FL

As professionals, CPAs often face complex and challenging ethical situations. This course provides a framework to assist CPAs address their ethical and regulatory obligations and comply with professional requirements. Through interactive discussion, we will explore recent trends in business and professional ethics along with the application of specific rules and requirements applicable to CPAs. Our focus will be on the obligations imposed on CPAs by the Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Florida Board of Accountancy, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. 

The course fulfills the biennial ethics requirement for Florida CPAs and is designed for professionals in public practice and those working in industry or government.



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