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Business & Industry Conference - Day 1 Only

August 12, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON option for DAY ONE ONLY. To register for the online/webcast option, click here. This summer, we’re bringing the Business & Industry Conference back to New Orleans! It’s the largest gathering of industry accountants and finance leaders in the state – and there has never been a better time to get together with your peers and discuss all you’ve learned in the past year. We’ve also brought together a lineup of some of the industry’s best speakers to give you the information and inspiration to move forward with confidence. We can’t wait to see you there.  Thursday, August 12 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am COVID Recovery & the Energy Transition Loren Scott, PhD • Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. • Baton Rouge, LA What do the data show on Louisiana's recovery from the March 2020 shutdown? Are there differences across industries and MSAs? The Biden Administration has fossil fuels in its crosshairs. What are the implications for the state and what are the "gateways" to EVs replacing the internal combustion engine? 9:30 – 9:50 am Break 9:50 – 10:40 am The Investment Rationale for Cryptocurrencies Sean McCarthy, CFA • Wells Fargo • Scottsdale, AZ 10:40 – 11:50 am   Federal Tax Update Gina Rachel, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA COVID, Stimulus, Rescue, Infrastructure. How will these impact taxes and what can we expect next?  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:00 pm  Maximizing Your Remote Team Stafford Wood, APR • Founder/President – Covalent Logic • Baton Rouge, LA  Recently featured in the Baton Rouge Business Report for her creative management during COVID-19, Stafford Wood will lead this interactive presentation on how she was able to transition her team to 100% remote work, gaining efficiencies, improving employee satisfaction and engagement while maintaining profits, collaboration, and customer relationships. Resistant to work-from-home models for 15 years, learn how the necessity of the past year made her a believer and discover some tips and techniques you can use immediately in your own business enterprise. 2:00 – 2:50 pm The Road to Real Reform Jason Decuir, MBA, JD, LLM • Advantous Consulting • Baton Rouge, LA This session will give you a comprehensive overview of recent Louisiana tax reform efforts leading up to the 2021 legislative session, as well as the fundamentals of the tax reform package that was put forth, and the impact these changes could have to Louisiana’s overall business tax climate.  2:50 – 3:10 pm Break 3:10 – 4:20 pm  Financial and Accounting Reporting Update Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA With many standards delayed due to COVID-19, the FASB has slowed from the normal pace of new standards. This session will focus on standards that will be effective for 2021 and 2022, as well as provide an update of FASB Projects.

Business & Industry Conference - Day 1 Only - Webcast

August 12, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the WEBCAST option for this conference. To register for the in-person option in New Orleans, click here. The last year taught us a lot. Almost every industry was forced to make big changes – and quickly. While some adjustments were uncomfortable, some were well worth the effort and made the organization stronger and more agile. The Business & Industry Conference features visionary leaders sharing best practices for success in n ever-changing world.   Thursday, August 12 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am COVID Recovery & the Energy Transition Loren Scott, PhD • Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. • Baton Rouge, LA What do the data show on Louisiana's recovery from the March 2020 shutdown? Are there differences across industries and MSAs? The Biden Administration has fossil fuels in its crosshairs. What are the implications for the state and what are the "gateways" to EVs replacing the internal combustion engine? 9:30 – 9:50 am Break 9:50 – 10:40 am The Investment Rationale for Cryptocurrencies Sean McCarthy, CFA • Wells Fargo • Scottsdale, AZ 10:40 – 11:50 am   Federal Tax Update Gina Rachel, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA COVID, Stimulus, Rescue, Infrastructure. How will these impact taxes and what can we expect next?  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:00 pm  Maximizing Your Remote Team Stafford Wood, APR • Founder/President – Covalent Logic • Baton Rouge, LA  Recently featured in the Baton Rouge Business Report for her creative management during COVID-19, Stafford Wood will lead this interactive presentation on how she was able to transition her team to 100% remote work, gaining efficiencies, improving employee satisfaction and engagement while maintaining profits, collaboration, and customer relationships. Resistant to work-from-home models for 15 years, learn how the necessity of the past year made her a believer and discover some tips and techniques you can use immediately in your own business enterprise. 2:00 – 2:50 pm The Road to Real Reform Jason Decuir, MBA, JD, LLM • Advantous Consulting • Baton Rouge, LA This session will give you a comprehensive overview of recent Louisiana tax reform efforts leading up to the 2021 legislative session, as well as the fundamentals of the tax reform package that was put forth, and the impact these changes could have to Louisiana’s overall business tax climate.  2:50 – 3:10 pm Break 3:10 – 4:20 pm  Financial and Accounting Reporting Update Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA With many standards delayed due to COVID-19, the FASB has slowed from the normal pace of new standards. This session will focus on standards that will be effective for 2021 and 2022, as well as provide an update of FASB Projects.

Business & Industry Conference - Both Days

August 12, 2021 8:00am - August 13, 2021 4:30pm

New Orleans

16.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON option for this conference. To register for the online/webcast option, click here. This summer, we’re bringing the Business & Industry Conference back to New Orleans! It’s the largest gathering of industry accountants and finance leaders in the state – and there has never been a better time to get together with your peers and discuss all you’ve learned in the past year. We’ve also brought together a lineup of some of the industry’s best speakers to give you the information and inspiration to move forward with confidence. We can’t wait to see you there.  Thursday, August 12 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am COVID Recovery & the Energy Transition Loren Scott, PhD • Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. • Baton Rouge, LA What do the data show on Louisiana's recovery from the March 2020 shutdown? Are there differences across industries and MSAs? The Biden Administration has fossil fuels in its crosshairs. What are the implications for the state and what are the "gateways" to EVs replacing the internal combustion engine? 9:30 – 9:50 am Break 9:50 – 10:40 am The Investment Rationale for Cryptocurrencies Sean McCarthy, CFA • Wells Fargo • Scottsdale, AZ 10:40 – 11:50 am   Federal Tax Update Gina Rachel, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA COVID, Stimulus, Rescue, Infrastructure. How will these impact taxes and what can we expect next?  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:00 pm  Maximizing Your Remote Team Stafford Wood, APR • Founder/President – Covalent Logic • Baton Rouge, LA  Recently featured in the Baton Rouge Business Report for her creative management during COVID-19, Stafford Wood will lead this interactive presentation on how she was able to transition her team to 100% remote work, gaining efficiencies, improving employee satisfaction and engagement while maintaining profits, collaboration, and customer relationships. Resistant to work-from-home models for 15 years, learn how the necessity of the past year made her a believer and discover some tips and techniques you can use immediately in your own business enterprise. 2:00 – 2:50 pm The Road to Real Reform Jason Decuir, MBA, JD, LLM • Advantous Consulting • Baton Rouge, LA This session will give you a comprehensive overview of recent Louisiana tax reform efforts leading up to the 2021 legislative session, as well as the fundamentals of the tax reform package that was put forth, and the impact these changes could have to Louisiana’s overall business tax climate.  2:50 – 3:10 pm Break 3:10 – 4:20 pm  Financial and Accounting Reporting Update Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA With many standards delayed due to COVID-19, the FASB has slowed from the normal pace of new standards. This session will focus on standards that will be effective for 2021 and 2022, as well as provide an update of FASB Projects. Friday, August 13 8:00 – 9:20 am   Returning to the Office in the New Normal Mag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA COVID-19 has presented new questions for employers since March of 2019. The current focus is on how to return to the office where infection rates are declining but legal issues impact office practices for its employees. Other issues such vaccinations in the workplace, exposure liabilities, filling vacant positions, and competing for qualified employees in these novel times must also be analyzed. This presentation will identify the issues and illustrate best practices moving forward in our new world. 9:20 – 9:40 am Break 9:40 – 10:30 am  What Do We Have Here Once the Smoke Clears: Louisiana Tax Reform Robert S. Angelico, CPA, JD • Liskow & Lewis, APLC • New Orleans, LA The Louisiana legislature made clear that the 2021 fiscal session would address state tax reform as a major item. This presentation will address the items that were successfully enacted as part of that tax reform effort. It will also cover any other current Louisiana state and local tax developments that should be of interest to attendees.10:30 – 11:50 am  The Future of the Profession: Big Ideas and Bold MovesRon Gitz, CPA, CGMA • CEO/Executive Director – LCPA •Kenner, LA Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • CapinTech • Baton Rouge, LAMany of the core values and key services of the CPA profession haven’t changed in decades, making us one of the most trusted professions on the planet. However, the scope of services and the way in which they are delivered continues to evolve. LCPA CEO Ron Gitz and visionary firm leader Lisa Traina will outline current trends in the profession, what we’ll need to do to continue growth and success in the future, and how you can be part of the evolution. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:20 pmI’m Still Standing: The Bull Recovers in 2021Steve Chiavarone, CFA • Federated Hermes • New York, NY 2:20 – 2:40 pm Break 2:40 – 3:40 pm Whatever You’re Doing, It’s Not Enough Stacey Gautreau • Dow • Baton Rouge, LA After implementing their US Apprenticeship Program, Dow recognized the diversity gap continued to exist in their applicant pool. To address these gaps, Dow, in partnership with Terry Simmons and Company, developed the Dow Leadership Academy. The results have been inspiriting, and more needs to be done.  3:40 – 4:30 pm Covid 19: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?  Steven Procopio, PhD • Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LA The COVID-19 pandemic was a once-in-a-generation event. What does the data tell us about how COVID affected Louisiana and where might we be heading? What have we learned and what myths still persist?

Business & Industry Conference - Both Days - Webcast

August 12, 2021 8:00am - August 13, 2021 4:30pm

Online/Webcast

16.00 Credits

Note: This is the WEBCAST option for this conference. To register for the in-person option in New Orleans, click here. The last year taught us a lot. Almost every industry was forced to make big changes – and quickly. While some adjustments were uncomfortable, some were well worth the effort and made the organization stronger and more agile. The Business & Industry Conference features visionary leaders sharing best practices for success in n ever-changing world.   Thursday, August 12 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am COVID Recovery & the Energy Transition Loren Scott, PhD • Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. • Baton Rouge, LA What do the data show on Louisiana's recovery from the March 2020 shutdown? Are there differences across industries and MSAs? The Biden Administration has fossil fuels in its crosshairs. What are the implications for the state and what are the "gateways" to EVs replacing the internal combustion engine? 9:30 – 9:50 am Break 9:50 – 10:40 am The Investment Rationale for Cryptocurrencies Sean McCarthy, CFA • Wells Fargo • Scottsdale, AZ 10:40 – 11:50 am   Federal Tax Update Gina Rachel, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA COVID, Stimulus, Rescue, Infrastructure. How will these impact taxes and what can we expect next?  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:00 pm  Maximizing Your Remote Team Stafford Wood, APR • Founder/President – Covalent Logic • Baton Rouge, LA  Recently featured in the Baton Rouge Business Report for her creative management during COVID-19, Stafford Wood will lead this interactive presentation on how she was able to transition her team to 100% remote work, gaining efficiencies, improving employee satisfaction and engagement while maintaining profits, collaboration, and customer relationships. Resistant to work-from-home models for 15 years, learn how the necessity of the past year made her a believer and discover some tips and techniques you can use immediately in your own business enterprise. 2:00 – 2:50 pm The Road to Real Reform Jason Decuir, MBA, JD, LLM • Advantous Consulting • Baton Rouge, LA This session will give you a comprehensive overview of recent Louisiana tax reform efforts leading up to the 2021 legislative session, as well as the fundamentals of the tax reform package that was put forth, and the impact these changes could have to Louisiana’s overall business tax climate.  2:50 – 3:10 pm Break 3:10 – 4:20 pm  Financial and Accounting Reporting Update Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA With many standards delayed due to COVID-19, the FASB has slowed from the normal pace of new standards. This session will focus on standards that will be effective for 2021 and 2022, as well as provide an update of FASB Projects. Friday, August 13 8:00 – 9:20 am   Returning to the Office in the New Normal Mag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA COVID-19 has presented new questions for employers since March of 2019. The current focus is on how to return to the office where infection rates are declining but legal issues impact office practices for its employees. Other issues such vaccinations in the workplace, exposure liabilities, filling vacant positions, and competing for qualified employees in these novel times must also be analyzed. This presentation will identify the issues and illustrate best practices moving forward in our new world. 9:20 – 9:40 am Break 9:40 – 10:30 am  What Do We Have Here Once the Smoke Clears: Louisiana Tax Reform Robert S. Angelico, CPA, JD • Liskow & Lewis, APLC • New Orleans, LA The Louisiana legislature made clear that the 2021 fiscal session would address state tax reform as a major item. This presentation will address the items that were successfully enacted as part of that tax reform effort. It will also cover any other current Louisiana state and local tax developments that should be of interest to attendees.10:30 – 11:50 am  The Future of the Profession: Big Ideas and Bold MovesRon Gitz, CPA, CGMA • CEO/Executive Director – LCPA •Kenner, LA Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • CapinTech • Baton Rouge, LAMany of the core values and key services of the CPA profession haven’t changed in decades, making us one of the most trusted professions on the planet. However, the scope of services and the way in which they are delivered continues to evolve. LCPA CEO Ron Gitz and visionary firm leader Lisa Traina will outline current trends in the profession, what we’ll need to do to continue growth and success in the future, and how you can be part of the evolution. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:20 pmI’m Still Standing: The Bull Recovers in 2021Steve Chiavarone, CFA • Federated Hermes • New York, NY 2:20 – 2:40 pm Break 2:40 – 3:40 pm Whatever You’re Doing, It’s Not Enough Stacey Gautreau • Dow • Baton Rouge, LA After implementing their US Apprenticeship Program, Dow recognized the diversity gap continued to exist in their applicant pool. To address these gaps, Dow, in partnership with Terry Simmons and Company, developed the Dow Leadership Academy. The results have been inspiriting, and more needs to be done.  3:40 – 4:30 pm Covid 19: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?  Steven Procopio, PhD • Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LA The COVID-19 pandemic was a once-in-a-generation event. What does the data tell us about how COVID affected Louisiana and where might we be heading? What have we learned and what myths still persist?

Business & Industry Conference - Day 2 Only

August 13, 2021 8:00am - 4:30pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON option for DAY TWO ONLY. To register for the online/webcast option, click here. This summer, we’re bringing the Business & Industry Conference back to New Orleans! It’s the largest gathering of industry accountants and finance leaders in the state – and there has never been a better time to get together with your peers and discuss all you’ve learned in the past year. We’ve also brought together a lineup of some of the industry’s best speakers to give you the information and inspiration to move forward with confidence. We can’t wait to see you there.  Friday, August 13 8:00 – 9:20 am   Returning to the Office in the New Normal Mag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA COVID-19 has presented new questions for employers since March of 2019. The current focus is on how to return to the office where infection rates are declining but legal issues impact office practices for its employees. Other issues such vaccinations in the workplace, exposure liabilities, filling vacant positions, and competing for qualified employees in these novel times must also be analyzed. This presentation will identify the issues and illustrate best practices moving forward in our new world. 9:20 – 9:40 am Break 9:40 – 10:30 am  What Do We Have Here Once the Smoke Clears: Louisiana Tax Reform Robert S. Angelico, CPA, JD • Liskow & Lewis, APLC • New Orleans, LA The Louisiana legislature made clear that the 2021 fiscal session would address state tax reform as a major item. This presentation will address the items that were successfully enacted as part of that tax reform effort. It will also cover any other current Louisiana state and local tax developments that should be of interest to attendees.10:30 – 11:50 am  The Future of the Profession: Big Ideas and Bold MovesRon Gitz, CPA, CGMA • CEO/Executive Director – LCPA •Kenner, LA Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • CapinTech • Baton Rouge, LAMany of the core values and key services of the CPA profession haven’t changed in decades, making us one of the most trusted professions on the planet. However, the scope of services and the way in which they are delivered continues to evolve. LCPA CEO Ron Gitz and visionary firm leader Lisa Traina will outline current trends in the profession, what we’ll need to do to continue growth and success in the future, and how you can be part of the evolution. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:20 pmI’m Still Standing: The Bull Recovers in 2021Steve Chiavarone, CFA • Federated Hermes • New York, NY 2:20 – 2:40 pm Break 2:40 – 3:40 pm Whatever You’re Doing, It’s Not Enough Stacey Gautreau • Dow • Baton Rouge, LA After implementing their US Apprenticeship Program, Dow recognized the diversity gap continued to exist in their applicant pool. To address these gaps, Dow, in partnership with Terry Simmons and Company, developed the Dow Leadership Academy. The results have been inspiriting, and more needs to be done.  3:40 – 4:30 pm Covid 19: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?  Steven Procopio, PhD • Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LA The COVID-19 pandemic was a once-in-a-generation event. What does the data tell us about how COVID affected Louisiana and where might we be heading? What have we learned and what myths still persist?

Business & Industry Conference - Day 2 Only Webcast

August 13, 2021 8:00am - 4:30pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the WEBCAST option for DAY TWO ONLY. To register for the in-person option in New Orleans, click here. The last year taught us a lot. Almost every industry was forced to make big changes – and quickly. While some adjustments were uncomfortable, some were well worth the effort and made the organization stronger and more agile. The Business & Industry Conference features visionary leaders sharing best practices for success in n ever-changing world.   Friday, August 13 8:00 – 9:20 am   Returning to the Office in the New Normal Mag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LA COVID-19 has presented new questions for employers since March of 2019. The current focus is on how to return to the office where infection rates are declining but legal issues impact office practices for its employees. Other issues such vaccinations in the workplace, exposure liabilities, filling vacant positions, and competing for qualified employees in these novel times must also be analyzed. This presentation will identify the issues and illustrate best practices moving forward in our new world. 9:20 – 9:40 am Break 9:40 – 10:30 am  What Do We Have Here Once the Smoke Clears: Louisiana Tax Reform Robert S. Angelico, CPA, JD • Liskow & Lewis, APLC • New Orleans, LA The Louisiana legislature made clear that the 2021 fiscal session would address state tax reform as a major item. This presentation will address the items that were successfully enacted as part of that tax reform effort. It will also cover any other current Louisiana state and local tax developments that should be of interest to attendees.10:30 – 11:50 am  The Future of the Profession: Big Ideas and Bold MovesRon Gitz, CPA, CGMA • CEO/Executive Director – LCPA •Kenner, LA Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • CapinTech • Baton Rouge, LAMany of the core values and key services of the CPA profession haven’t changed in decades, making us one of the most trusted professions on the planet. However, the scope of services and the way in which they are delivered continues to evolve. LCPA CEO Ron Gitz and visionary firm leader Lisa Traina will outline current trends in the profession, what we’ll need to do to continue growth and success in the future, and how you can be part of the evolution. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:20 pmI’m Still Standing: The Bull Recovers in 2021Steve Chiavarone, CFA • Federated Hermes • New York, NY 2:20 – 2:40 pm Break 2:40 – 3:40 pm Whatever You’re Doing, It’s Not Enough Stacey Gautreau • Dow • Baton Rouge, LA After implementing their US Apprenticeship Program, Dow recognized the diversity gap continued to exist in their applicant pool. To address these gaps, Dow, in partnership with Terry Simmons and Company, developed the Dow Leadership Academy. The results have been inspiriting, and more needs to be done.  3:40 – 4:30 pm Covid 19: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?  Steven Procopio, PhD • Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LA The COVID-19 pandemic was a once-in-a-generation event. What does the data tell us about how COVID affected Louisiana and where might we be heading? What have we learned and what myths still persist?