Business & Industry Spring Town Hall 2017 – Making History, Anticipating the Future

Date: March 28, 2017 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST Location: Towson, MD CPE: 4 Format: In-Person + Simulcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

This interactive and engaging update of the trends and issues facing the CPA Profession is designed to help you be ‘future ready’. We will cover the latest hard trends of technology, demographics and standards/regulations and how you can learn to use these to anticipate the future. Come learn about the new President and Congress to the Maryland State House and our State Board of Accountancy.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand how technology is shaping CPAs and their services in public practice, business & industry, and the new fast growing Client Accounting / CFO Advisory services.
Discern how the demographic trends are fueling the war for talent and what firms and companies are doing to fight back.
Identify standards and regulations that continue to increase in numbers, scale and complexity and what to expect with the new Trump administration. The latest updates from the Maryland General Assembly and the State Board will also be discussed.
MAJOR TOPICS
Hard trends
Standards / Regulations
Technology
Demographics
How to Anticipate the Future
AICPA Federal Legislative Update
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing Business & Industry Technology
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting (2 Credits) Business Management & Organization (2 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone with an interest in current accounting events.
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Tom Hood
PREREQUISITES
Familiarity with the current events in accounting.
COURSE LEVEL
Update
LOCATION
Sheppard Pratt Health Sys.-Conf. Ctr. 6501 N Charles St, Towson, MD 21204, USA
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