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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.

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Conference Schedule

The following agenda is tentative and subject to change.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

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

8:00–8:05 am
Welcome Remarks

8:05–9:25 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) Internal Controls Regarding Fraud—What on Earth Has Happened to “Best Practices?”

10:40–10:55 am
Stretch Break

10:55–11:55 am
(GS3) Does Your Company’s Technology Make the Grade?—Audit Your Technology & Find Out Now

11:55 am–12:45 pm
Lunch

12:45–1:55 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(1A) Sales & Use Tax Update
(1B) Affordable Care Act Update for Applicable Large Employers
(1C) Business Planning Tools/Strategies for Setting Up Business in a Foreign Country

1:55–2:05 pm
Stretch Break

2:05–3:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(2A) Getting Your Financial House in Order
(2B) Condition & Outlook for the US & NC Economies—2016 & Beyond
(2C) How Sales Compensation/Commission Planning Can Support Business Strategy

3:10–3:25 pm
Refreshment Break

3:25–4:35 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(3A) Excel® Pivot Tables & Data Tools for CPAs
(3B) Affordable Care Act Update for Small Employers
(3C) Crowdfunding 101—Basics & Best Practices

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) Traps for the Unwary—Employment Law Update
(4B) Personal Computer Security Backups
(4C) The Real Cost of Supply Chain Inaccuracy

9:15–9:25 am
Stretch Break

9:25–10:40 am
Concurrent Sessions:
(5A) Cyber Security—What the Treasury Division Should Know
(5B) The Importance of Financial Planning in Today’s Environment
(5C) Internal Control Concepts for Smaller Business Organizations

10:40–10:55 am
Stretch Break

10:55 am–12:05 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(6A) Tangible Asset Regulations—Lessons Learned & What’s Next
(6B) Cloud Computing Today—Considerations for Business Organizations
(6C) How to Land Your Next Job

12:05–12:55 pm
Lunch

12:55–2:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(7A) Legal Entity Choice—Tax & Other Considerations
(7B) Generation Gap & the Changing Workforce
(7C) A&A Update

2:10–2:25 pm
Refreshment Break

2:25–4:05 pm
Concurrent Sessions:
(8A) The Fundamentals of Value Added Tax (“VAT”)
(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 & Strategies From Today’s Best-Selling Business Books—Update 2016

9:00–9:10 am
Stretch Break

9:10–10:20 am
(GS5) Taking a Politics Respite to Check in on the Economy

10:20–10:35 am
Stretch Break

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

11:50 am–12:15 pm
(OPT2) Box Lunch ($20/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

 

 

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