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2018 Business & Industry Workshop

June 29, 2018 in Montgomery – Focus on the strategic management and leadership skills critical to corporate CPAs.


  • Jun 29
    In Person Montgomery 8 Credits

    As a CPA in business and industry, you are consistently faced with changes and developments that make your professional needs unique. The ASCPA presents the Business and Industry Workshop, an event that focuses on the strategic management and leadership skills critical to corporate CPAs. This workshop will include sessions covering Emerging Technologies, Leadership, Human Resource Issues, as well as an interactive "lightning round" session, where many other hot topics will be discussed.

    For the webcast version, click here.


    8:00 – 8:05        Opening Remarks

    8:05 – 8:55        Alabama Legislative Update

                                 Rep. Danny Garrett

                                 Alabama House of Representatives

    8:55 – 10:10      Reimagining Your Accounting, Budgeting, and Reporting Tools

                                 Randy Johnston

                                 K2 Enterprises

    10:10 – 10:20   Break

    10:20 – 11:35   Emerging Technologies

                                 Randy Johnston

                                 K2 Enterprises

    11:35 – 12:05   Lunch

    12:05 – 12:55  Employment Law Update

                                Dorman Walker

                                Balch & Bingham LLP

    12:55 – 1:45     Leading Through Change

                                Brent McClure

                                L. Brent McClure, CPA, LLC

    1:45 – 1:55      Break

    1:55 – 2:45      Lean Six Sigma

                               Earl Blackmon

                               Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore P.C.

    2:45 - 3:35     The Future Ready CPA

               Marc Hamilton

                              CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc.

    3:35 – 4:00     Open Idea Exchange

  • Jul 9 - 13
    In Person Destin 20 Credits

    The Summer Education Conference is unlike any other program we offer. It's one part hot topics, one part family vacation. Then, we add some warm and friendly folks from Louisiana and Florida and a shining cast of speakers and you get one of the best events of the year! And with a variety of accommodations, we've got something to fit just about any vacation budget, so make plans to join us this summer and bask in the fun.

  • Jul 20
    In Person Montgomery 8 Credits

    Since 401(k) plans make a popular option for employee benefit plans, auditors of employee benefit plans must have the proper skills to audit these plans effectively. You will work through how to audit a 401(k) plan and prepare financial statements that satisfy ERISA and SEC requirements. Tap into ways to plan and conduct 401(k) audits more efficiently and effectively, and understand the differences between 401(k) audits and other employee benefit plan audits.

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