Employee Benefit Plans Conference (Live Streaming Webcast)

8:00 am–4:45 pm ET

# of CPE Credits



Conference Schedule
The following agenda is subject to change.
Tuesday, May 14
8:05–8:55 am
(GS1) Fraud Risk to
Companies & Auditors      
Richard Fischer, CPA, CGMA, Louis Plung & Company
FOS: Specialized Knowledge
8:55–9:05 am
9:05–10:00 am
(GS2) Department of Labor Update
Marcus Aron, CPA, US Department of Labor
FOS: Accounting (Governmental)
10:00–10:15 am
10:15–11:30 am
(1A) Auditing in an Electronic Environment/ Future of Audit/Data Analytics
Denise Olexa, Grant Thornton LLP
FOS: Auditing
11:30–11:40 am
11:40 am-12:30 pm
(2A) A&A Update
Melissa Critcher, Melissa G. Critcher, CPA, PC
FOS: Auditing

12:30- 1:25 pm
1:25- 2:40 pm
(3A) EBP Risk Assessment
Melissa Critcher, Melissa G. Critcher, CPA, PC & Karen Thomas, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
FOS: Auditing
2:40–2:55 pm
2:55-3:45 pm
(4A) Failed Audits
Denise J. Olexa, CPA, Grant Thornton LLP & Marcus Aron, CPA, US Department of Labor
FOS: Auditing (Governmental)
3:45–3:55 pm
(GS3) Ask the Experts
Starla Cox Hughes, CPA, Sharrad, McGee & Co, PA
Kelsey H. Mayo, Poyner Spruill, LLP
Marcus Aron, CPA, US Department of Labor
Melissa Critcher, Melissa G. Critcher, CPA, PC
Jeff Ward, BDO USA, LLP
FOS: Specialized Knowledge


* A forum to engage in discussions with representatives from the US Department of Labor, the IRS, and other employee benefit plan experts * Participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with one another to gain valuable information and insight on the latest regulatory, legislative, and administrative issues impacting employee benefit plans today


* Fraud Risk to Companies & Auditors * Department of Labor Update * Ask the Experts

Who Should Attend

Professionals involved in audits of administration or financial areas of employee benefit plans.

Required Knowledge

Basic knowledge of employee benefit plan auditing

Advanced Prep


Additional Event Information

Technical Support
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Event Vendor:NCACPA
Field of Study:Various
Level: Update

Event Type:Webcast
Event Code:WCNEBP19

Registration Fees

Registration Fee Early Bird Regular
NCACPA Member N/A $280.00
Non-Member N/A $380.00