LIVE STREAM: 2024 Decision Makers Conference (LS13005)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - Thursday, April 18, 2024 / Live Stream, GA

Managing the strategic and financial direction of a changing workplace is challenging. Continual developments require you to have the most up-to-the-minute knowledge, skills, and techniques. Discuss critical issues that corporate finance professionals undertake to enhance your career development and benefit your company.

Alternate Attendance Option
In-Person, GSCPA Learning Center, Atlanta (13005)

 

Event Status: CLOSED – Please contact the CPE Department at 404-231-8676, Opt. 3 or 800-330-8889, Opt. 3 for additional assistance.

Event ID: #LS13005

CPE: 16.0 credits

Total Price: $539.00

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TOPICS AT-A-GLANCE

Day 1

Courage-Ready Culture

2024 Accounting & Auditing Update for Decision Makers

State of Financial Markets and Trends

2024 Tax Update for Decision Makers: An Ever-Changing Landscape

How to Get Started with the Corporate Transparency Act

Charting Financial Leadership: A 2024 CFO Panel Discussion

 

Day 2

AI Revolution: Unleashing Opportunities and Navigating the New Frontier

State of Insurance Market

An Exclusive Economic Update for CFOs and Accounting Professionals

Navigating the Intersection: DOL Regulations on Independent Contractor vs. Employee

ChatGPT Hands-On Bootcamp for Decision Makers

Employee Law Update for Executive -Level Accounting Professionals


MATERIALS
This conference is a paperless conference and all materials will be available electronically as PDFs. Materials will be available for download in advance and participants will receive an email when they are available. For more information about eMaterials, visit ematerials.gscpa.org.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

8:05 am-9:20 am
A - Courage-Ready Culture Credits: 1.5 PD

Candace A. Doby
The Can-Do Company , Atlanta, GA

Learn and apply the real-world skills that create an empowered workplace culture where everyone is equipped and supported to speak up, show up, and step up with courage. Follow the courage process employees undergo to prepare themselves to own their brilliance at work. Identify key opportunities within that process to engage and support your teams in taking worthwhile risks. Apply key strategies to those opportunities that, when repeated, create a culture where employees are engaged, ready, willing and able to speak up, step up and show up courageously.

9:30 am-10:45am
B - 2024 Accounting & Auditing Update for Decision Makers Credits: 1.5 AO

Michael K. Cheng, CPA
Partner / Frazier & Deeter LLC , Atlanta, GA

Dive right into the accounting standard updates and discuss implementation considerations. Newly released auditing standards will be addressed, and additional time will focus on existing FASB's Private Company Council standards. Review relevant accounting standards affecting 2024 calendar year-end financial statements and adoption and disclosure requirements for 2023 and beyond year-end financial statements. Understand implementation lessons learned with the new Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 143 and SAS 145 and recognize how to apply new accounting standards properly.

10:55am-11:45am
C - An Exclusive Economic Update for CFOs and Accounting Professionals Credits: 1.0 EO

Daniel Morgan
Senior Portfolio Manager / Synovus Trust Company, N.A. , Atlanta, GA

Review how current and future economic and political realities will impact financial markets as we push through 2024 and into 2025. 

12:30pm-1:45pm
D - 2024 R&D Tax Credit Update for Decision Makers: An Ever-Changing Landscape. Credits: 1.5 TT

Ian Williams, CPA
KBKG , Pasadena, CA

An update will be provided on recent and proposed tax legislation as well as key tax developments within the research tax credit space. Don’t miss the chance to stay at the forefront of tax trends and position yourself to make informed decisions in the ever-changing tax landscape of 2024.

1:55pm-2:45pm
E - How to Get Started with the Corporate Transparency Act Credits: 1.0 AO

Jonathan B. Wilson
FinCEN Report Company, LLC , Atlanta, GA

Discuss what the CTA requires and how to get started, reporting companies and exemptions, PII required from beneficial owners, identifying the company applicant, determining beneficial owners based on percentage interest and substantial control, and using the FinCEN Report to keep data secure.

2:55pm-4:10pm
F - Charting Financial Leadership: A 2024 CFO Panel Discussion Credits: 1.5 FT

Scott A. Haygood, CPA
CFO / Curant Health , Smyrna, GA

Matt D. Clark

CFO Linda Philip

Tracy Tan
Primerica Financial Services , Duluth, GA

Embark on a journey of strategic financial insights with our distinguished CFO Panel Discussion for 2024. Join us for a dynamic session featuring a select group of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) as they share their experiences, expertise and perspectives on navigating the complex financial landscape.

Thursday, April 18, 2024

8:05am-9:45am
G - AI Revolution: Unleashing Opportunities and Navigating the New Frontier Credits: 2.0 IN

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP
Higgins Advisory, LLC , Rochester, MI

Examine how AI is reshaping the world of CPAs in our various roles, unlocking exciting opportunities and guiding us through a world of change.
 

9:55am-10:45am
H – State of Insurance Market Credits: 1.0 ST

Benjamin Powers
WTW 5 Concourse Parkway, 18th Floor , Atlanta, GA

Shaina Ferris
WTW 5 Concourse Parkway, 18th Floor , Atlanta, GA

Participate in a unique opportunity to engage with industry leader David Morgan and gain valuable insights, analysis, and strategic considerations for accounting decision-makers operating in the dynamic insurance landscape.

10:55am-11:45am
I - State of Financial Markets and Trends Credits: 1.0 FT

Mary A. McDaniel
Goldman Sachs , Atlanta, GA

Amit Bortz
Goldman Sachs , Atlanta, GA

Receive a comprehensive analysis of current market conditions and trends that will empower leaders to confidently navigate the future, understanding the state of financial markets and trends shaping the financial landscape.

12:30am-1:20pm
J - Navigating the Intersection: DOL Regulations on Independent Contractor vs. Employee Credits: 1.0 TT

Arthur Auerbach, CPA, CGMA
Asbury Law Firm , Decatur, GA

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued two sets of proposed regulations regarding independent contractors versus employees, the fact that rendering advice regarding retirement plans can make the advisor a fiduciary, and how that interacts with the Code of Professional Conduct of CPAs.

1:30pm-3:10pm
K - ChatGPT Hands-On Bootcamp for Decision Makers Credits: 2.0 IN

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP
Higgins Advisory, LLC , Rochester, MI

ChatGPT is the fastest-growing application in the history of technology, with over 100 million users adopting it within two months. It is a revolutionary technology that boosts every industry's quality and efficiency of business processes. As "knowledge workers," CPAs and CFOs are positioned to be prime beneficiaries of this technology. Take a hands-on guide through accessing ChatGPT and applying it to various practical accounting, finance and tax scenarios.

3:20pm-4:10pm
L - Employee Law Update for Executive -Level Accounting Professionals Credits: 1.0 BT

Todd Stanton
Stanton Law LLC , Atlanta, GA

Evan Alberhasky
Stanton Law LLC , Atlanta, GA

Receive an update tailored for financial leaders navigating the intricate landscape of employment law. Gain insights into the latest developments, compliance requirements and strategic considerations for executive-level CPAs.

Conference Site

GSCPA Live Stream
Live Stream, GA 00000

 

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Late Registration

$579 GSCPA Members, $679 Non-Members (after 4/14/2024)