May 25–27, 2016
Grandover Resort & Conference Center, Greensboro

In the business world, the biggest constant is change. This conference covers a myriad of topics aimed to comprehensively address the trends and solutions accounting professionals need to position their organizations for future success.

 

Conference Schedule

The following agenda is tentative and subject to change.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

7:15–8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:25 am
(GS1) It’s Not What You Say that is Heard…Is Your Body Language the Key?

9:25–9:35 am
Stretch Break

9:35–10:40 am
(GS2) Fraud

10:40–10:55 am
Stretch Break

10:55–11:55 am
(GS3) Technology Auditing: What’s Your Technology Report Card?

11:55 am–12:45 pm
Lunch

12:45–1:55 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(1A) Sales and Use Tax
(1B) Affordable Care Act (BIG)
(1C) Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

1:55–2:05 pm
Stretch Break

2:05–3:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(2A) Getting Your House in Order
(2B) A&A Update
(2C) Compensation/Commission

3:10–3:25 pm
Refreshment Break

3:25–4:35 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(3A) Excel
(3B) Affordable Care Act (Small)
(3C) Crowd Funding

4:40–5:40 pm
(OPT1) Networking Reception

THURSDAY, MAY 26

7:30–8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:15 am
Concurrent Sessions:
(4A) Employment Law
(4B) Personal Computer Security Backups
(4C) Supply Chain Management

9:15–9:25 am
Stretch Break

9:25–10:40 am
Concurrent Sessions:
(5A) Cyber Fraud
(5B) Retirement Planning
(5C) Internal Controls for Small Businesses

10:40–10:55 am
Stretch Break

10:55 am–12:05 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(6A) Tangible Property Regulation
(6B) Cloud—What to Consider
(6C) Job Searching

12:05–12:55 pm
Lunch

12:55–2:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(7A) Legal Entity Choice
(7B) Generation Gap Changing Workforce
(7C) NC Economic Update

2:10–2:25 pm
Refreshment Break

2:25–4:05 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(8A) Value Added Tax (V.A.T.)
(8B) 2016 Professional Ethics & Conduct icon-ethics

FRIDAY, MAY 27

7:30–8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:00 am
(GS4) Lessons and Strategies from Today’s Best-Selling Business Books—Update 2016

9:00–9:10 am
Stretch Break

9:10–10:20 am
(GS5) Global Economic Update

10:20–10:35 am
Stretch Break

10:35–11:50 am
(GS6) Technology Update

11:50 am–12:15 pm
(OPT2) Box Lunch

12:15–1:30 pm
(OPT3) Personal Technology Q&A


RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 21.5 Hours
METHOD OF PRESENTATION: Lecture
CONTENT/LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Update
ADVANCED PREPARATION/PREREQUISITE: None
OTHER CE: Ethics icon-ethics