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2015 Business & Industry Conference - BOTH DAYS - (BIC15)
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The 2015 Business & Industry Conference covers the economy, emerging trends in payments, HR regulations, tax updates, management and social media, and much more. The success — survival even — of your business depends on having the right information and resources at the right time. Give yourself the multi-functional tools you need to be prepared for anything.

8/13/2015 to 8/14/2015
When: 08/13-14/2015
8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Ritz Carlton New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Various


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To be added to the wait list, please contact the LCPA Member Service Center at 504.464.1040 or toll-free at 800.288.5272.

As you help chart the financial path of your business, you know many of the risks that lie ahead — but there are some threats that can’t be foreseen. Set yourself up for success by expanding the tools at your disposal and surveying the landscape so you’re able to think fast on your feet and respond quickly — but wisely — to just about any situation.

The 2015 Business & Industry Conference covers the economy, emerging trends in payments, HR regulations, tax updates, management and social media, and much more. The success — survival even — of your business depends on having the right information and resources at the right time. Give yourself the multi-functional tools you need to be prepared for anything.

Schedule at A Glance

Thursday, Aug. 13
7:30 – 8:00 am                                              
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors

8:00 – 9:30 am

The Economy and the Stock Market:
Climbing the Wall of Worry

Linda A. Duessel, CFA, CPA, CFP • Senior Vice President – Federated Investors • Pittsburgh, PA

9:30 – 9:50 am

Break/Visit Exhibitors
9:50 – 10:50 am

Hot Topics in Payments: Fraud, EMV, Mobile, and More!
Matt Davies, CTP, AAP • Payments Outreach Officer Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas • Dallas, TX

10:50 – 11:50 am

Cyber Risk: Understanding Your Real Exposure in the Digital Age
David Hallstrom • Technology Underwriting Director CNA • Chicago, IL

11:50 am – 12:50 pm

Lunch
12:50 – 1:50 pm

What’s New in Accounting? Is There Something I Need to Deal With Now?
Phil Gunn, CPA, CGMA • Director – Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA

1:50 – 2:50 pm

Business Succession Planning
Roy O. Martin III • President/CFO – RoyOMartin Alexandria, LA

2:50 – 3:10 pm

Break/Visit Exhibitors
3:10 – 4:20 pm

New Louisiana Business Corporation Act
Eric B. Landry, JD • Partner – Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP • Baton Rouge, LA

4:40 – 8:10 pm

Ethics for Louisiana CPAs
Grady Hazel, CPA • AICPA • Baton Rouge, LA
(Optional session – requires separate registration and fee.)

Friday, August 14

7:30 - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
8:00 – 8:50 am

Louisiana Tax Update (Including 2015 Legislative Developments)
Robert S. Angelico, CPA, JD • Shareholder –
Liskow & Lewis • New Orleans, LA

8:50 – 9:40 am

Federal Tax Update
Alfred E. (Ted) Stacey IV, CPA • Director of
Tax Services – Bourgeois Bennett, LLC
New Orleans, LA

9:40 – 10:00 am

Break/Visit Exhibitors
10:00 – 10:50 am

HR Hot Topics: FMLA, Wage & Hour, and NLRB
E. Fredrick Preis, Jr • Senior Partner, Labor & Employment Law Section – Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP • New Orleans, LA

10:50 – 11:50 am

B2B Marketing: Aligning Your Strategy With
Evolving Customer Behaviors

Jon Cato • CEO – Object 9 • Baton Rouge, LA

11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch
12:50 – 2:10 pm

Engagement, Satisfaction, and Outcomes
Christopher Reilly, PhD • President, Survey Division –
Sperduto & Associates, Inc. • Atlanta, GA

2:10 – 2:30 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors

2:30 – 4:20 pm

What’s With Oil Prices and How Are Things
Around the State?

Loren Scott, PhD • President – Loren C. Scott
& Associates, Inc. • Baton Rouge, LA
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Registration Fees

Early Bird (through 7/30)

LCPA  Members 
(both days)

 $399
Non-Members
(both days)
 
 $599
Single Day: LCPA Members (Day One | Day Two)

$265
Single Day: Non-Members

$365


*After 7/30 add $50 to registration fee.


Hotel Accommodations

LCPA's room block at the Ritz-Carlton has expired, but rooms are still available at the Marriott Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Iberville (910 Iberville Street), which is attached to the Ritz-Carlton. Rates start at $118/night.

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