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2022 CPA Summit

Description

The 2022 CPA Summit date has been set, the half-day Summit will allow attendees to get 4.5 CPE hours. You don’t want to miss out!

Join us at this year’s event for a virtual, interactive conference featuring thought leaders from across the industry. Learn what it means to be a #FutureReady CPA from those with expert insight into the major trends affecting the profession. Learn a bit more about each section of the ecosystem.

We are pleased to feature Tom Hood, CPA,CGMA,CITP, EVP Business Engagement & Growth, AICPA as our keynote speaker.  Tom will present…”The Next Normal, Now: Building a Culture of Innovation Post-Pandemic”

COVID has been called the great accelerator as it accelerated every major trend by at least five years! Overnight every business had to immediately adapt to the severe shutdowns in March, 2020. The hospitality and restaurant industries had to adapt or die. CPA firms had to adapt to the tidal wave of relief packages over the last two years and deal with a never-ending tax season. Now that we see the end of the pandemic it is time to reimagine and reinvent what’s next The next normal is now and we have to continue moving our organizations to a culture of constant  innovation and change.
 

Provider
Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
Overview
Professional Area of Focus
Future Ready
FutureReady Sponsor Event
CPE Field of Study
TBD
Location
LIVE- ONLINE WEBCAST
Event Information
When
Oct 21, 2022
8:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Location
LIVE- ONLINE WEBCAST
Total CPE Credits
4.5
Format
Live Webcast

AGENDA

DAY 1 of 1 October 21, 2022
8:30 am - 9:20 am
The Next Normal, Now: Building a Culture of Innovation Post-Pandemic

Instructor(s): Tom Hood III, CPA, CITP, CGMA

COVID has been called the great accelerator as it accelerated every major trend by at least five years! Overnight every business had to immediately adapt to the severe shutdowns in March, 2020. The hospitality and restaurant industries had to adapt or die. CPA firms had to adapt to the tidal wave of relief packages over the last two years and deal with a never-ending tax season. Now that we see the end of the pandemic it is time to reimagine and reinvent what’s next. The next normal is now and we have to continue moving our organizations/firms to a culture of constant innovation and change.

9:20 am - 9:30 am
Session Break
9:30 am - 10:20 am
The Future of CAS

Client advisory services are growing at a rate of 20% year over year, making it an increasingly strategic component of the services that CPA firms provide. Where will CAS go from here? Our panelists take a closer look.

Moderator:  Rebekah Brown, CPA, CEO, MACPA

Panelists:  Todd Cooper, CPA.com, Steve Novak, Bill.com, Hitendra Patel, AccountantsWorld

ESG - What's is the CPA's Role?

Investors and regulators are increasingly demanding insights from public companies into non-financial factors like environmental, social, and governance activities. ESG-related opportunities abound for CPAs in industry and public practice alike.

Moderator:  Bill Sheridan, CAE, CPT, COO, MACPA

Panelists:  Jose Colon, JP Morgan,  Ami Beers, CPA, CGMA, AICPA, Robert Albertini, AON

10:20 am - 10:30 am
Session Break
10:30 am - 11:20 am
Automation for Firms

Technology is automating more of a CPA firm’s processes than ever before. What solutions exist, and how are they changing the value that firms provide for their clients?

Moderator:  Bill Sheridan, CAE, CPT, COO, MACPA

Panelists:  Kelly Mann, CPA, Auditminer, Ross Olson, Intuit, Enrico Palmerino, Botkeeper, Joe Wroblewski, SafeSend

Automation for Corporate

It’s a new world in corporate finance, thanks largely to technology solutions that are automating more of the finance function than ever. How are these solutions changing the roles that CPAs in business and industry play?

Moderator:  Rebekah Brown, CPA, CEO, MACPA

Panelists:  Brett Fraser, Main Digital, Beverly McCarthy, MindBridge, Janice Stucke, CPA, Achieving the Dream, Inc.

11:20 am - 11:30 am
Session Break
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Leading Hybrid Teams

The pandemic has changed how and where work gets done — possibly for good. This hybrid work environment has changed the concept of leadership as well. This session will explore how leaders need to adapt in this new work environment.

Moderator:  Bill Sheridan, CAE, CPT, COO, MACPA

Panelists:  Amy Freshman, ADP, Jennie Moore, Ignition, Emiley Parker, CPACharge

Cybersecurity

By some estimates, cybercrimes will cost its victims $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. How can businesses protect themselves? Our panelists will offer some thought-provoking ideas.

Moderator:  Rebekah Brown, CPA, CEO, MACPA

Panelists:  Candace Coach, ADP, Byron Patrick, CPA, CITP, CGMA Fieldguide, Andrew Rose, CPA, Strategic Consultant

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm
Session Break
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Summary - insights from the day/lessons learned

Speakers:  Bill Sheridan, Rebekah Brown and invited Guests

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