2022 Summer Education Conference

July 18, 2022 8:00am - July 22, 2022 11:40am

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The Lodge at Gulf State Park

21196 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

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20.00 Credits

Member Price $600.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/1

Non-Member Price $700.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/1

Overview

Join us in Gulf Shores this summer!

Nestled inside the beautiful 6,150-acre Gulf State Park, The Lodge is off the beaten path and naturally lends itself to social distancing. The resort is steps away from 28 miles of hiking and biking trails, and its private beachfront provides plenty of space to spread out. 

Make your reservations early to get these exclusive rates at The Lodge:

GULF FRONT

  • King or 2 Queens (w/ balcony) $279
  • King w/ bunk beds (w/ balcony) $309

PARK VIEW

  • King (no balcony) $239 
  • 2 Queens (w/ balcony) $259 
  • King w/ 1 Bunk Bed (w/ balcony) $259
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Note: These nightly rates are good for arrivals as early as July 17, departing July 22, and are subject to state and local taxes. The room block expires June 28 but rooms are likely to sell out before then so reserve as soon as possible to get these rates.

Space is limited and this room block will sell out. Reserve your room TODAY.

CPE/AGENDA
The conference will offer CPE each morning, leaving your afternoons free to explore the park, kayak the Gulf, or simply lounge on the beach. Sessions and speakers include:

MONDAY, JULY 18

8:00 - 11:40 am
Tax Update
Lisa McKinney, CPA • University of Alabama, Culverhouse School of Accountancy • Tuscaloosa, AL

\r >TUESDAY, JULY 19

8:00 - 9:40 am
A&A Hot Topics
Mike Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS, LLC • Athens, AL 

10:00 - 11:40 am
Technology Update
Les Nettleton • Bourgeois Bennett • Metairie, LA

12:30 - 4:00 pm
Peer Review Update
Mike Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS, LLC • Athens, AL
(This session is OPTIONAL. Separate registration and fee required. You will be redirected to the Alabama Society website to register.)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

8:00 - 9:40 am
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Florence Holland, EdD • Director of Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion – RSM US LLP • Auburn, AL

10:00 - 11:40 am
Professional Issues Update with the CEO Trifecta
Jeannine Birmingham, CPA • CEO, Alabama Society of CPAs • Montgomery, AL
Ron Gitz, CPA, CGMA • CEO, Society of Louisiana CPAs • Metairie, LA
Blaine Peterson, CPA • CEO, Oklahoma Society of CPAs • Oklahoma City, OK

12:00 - 2:45 pm
ETHICS for CPAs in Public Practice
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA
(This session is OPTIONAL. Separate registration and fee required.)

THURSDAY, JULY 21

8:00 - 11:40 am
Accounting & Auditing Update
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA

12:00 - 2:45 pm
ETHICS for CPAs in Industry
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA
(This session is OPTIONAL. Separate registration and fee required.)

FRIDAY, JULY 22

8:00 - 9:40 am
Economic Update
James Spiro • Managing Director, Wealth Management – The Spiro Group at Morgan Stanley • New Orleans, LA

10:00 - 11:40 am
ESG: Supporting  the Move Towards Social Responsiveness
Paul Perry, FHFMA, CDPSE, CISM, CITP, CPA – Warren Averett • Birmingham, AL

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES: 

Members: $600
Non-members $700

Your registration fee includes:

  • 20 CPE credits (including 6 A&A hours) 
  • Breakfast each day for CPE registrants
  • Luncheon reception on Monday; guests may attend for an additional fee ($25/adults, $10/children under 12)

July 18, 2022

Breakout Session

11:40am - 1:30pm Monday Luncheon - Free for Registrants! Select this option to attend.

This luncheon is free for all SEC registrants! Guests are welcome for an additional fee. The luncheon features a gourmet menu and an open bar with specialty cocktails, beer, and wine. See guest fees below and select "Add Guest" during the registration process to attend.

This session is available to registrants only.

11:45am - 1:30pm Guest Fee: Adult - $25.00

This session is available to guests only.

Session Pricing:

Guest Price
$25.00

11:45am - 1:30pm Guest Fee: Child (under 12) - $10.00

This session is available to guests only.

Session Pricing:

Guest Price
$10.00

Non-Member Price $700.00

Member Price $600.00