BEACH RETREAT: The ‘Future Ready’ CPA – How to Jump Ahead and See What’s Coming Next

Date: June 30, 2017 Time: 7:30 am - 11:00 am EST Location: Ocean City, MD CPE: 4 Format: In-Person
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Will our profession succumb to automation and robots? IBM Watson is now replacing tax preparers at HR Block and auditors at KPMG. What about the Business & Industry and nonprofit CPAs? The ‘future ready’ CPA is aware, predictive and adaptive of major trends like technology, demographics, and regulations and standards. This session will cover our research on the top trends and how they are impacting CPA firms, auditors, CFOs, and CPAs of all levels.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Learn how to determine future facts and hard trends and use them to plan your future
Identify the key technology trends like blockchain, machine learning and AI, IoT most likely to impact you in the next few years
Understand the changes in the workforce driven by the hard trends of demographics and what you can do about it
Develop an action plan for you to jump ahead and ride these waves of change.
MAJOR TOPICS
Technology trends that will impact the business landscape in 2017
Regulatory changes and their impact on the accounting profession
Analysis of changes in Demographics and how that can translate to opportunities for business growth.
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing Business & Industry Technology
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Business Management & Organization (2 Credits) Accounting (2 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
CPAs and Finance Professionals
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Tom Hood Ed Kless Alexandra Kessler Mike Sabbatis
COURSE LEVEL
Basic
LOCATION
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel 10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842, USA
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