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Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Day 1 Only

November 8, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Lafayette

8.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. For our in-person attendees, we’re expecting 150 people in Lafayette, so you'll expand your network and exchange ideas with LLA reps and your peers from around the state. Additional space will be allowed between seats in the meeting room for health and safety precautions.MONDAY, NOVEMBER 87:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:30 amGASB UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:30 – 9:50 am Break/Visit Exhibitors9:50 – 10:50 amLouisiana Legislative Auditor UpdateMichael Waguespack, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAThe Legislative Auditor's office conducts financial, performance, and investigative audits, provides disaster recovery and legal assistance, and oversees the work of independent CPAs auditing Louisiana's 3,600 local governments. Legislative Auditor Mike Waguespack will discuss new initiatives and laws and provide important information for those who work in and audit local and state governments.10:50 – 11:40 amRemote Auditing ChallengesThomas Naquin, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA11:40 am – 12:40 pm  Lunch/Visit Exhibitors12:40 – 2:00 pmFraud, Ransomware, Cyber SecurityPaul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSE • Warren Averett • Birmingham, AL2:00 – 2:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors2:20 – 3:20 pmSingle Audit UpdateBecky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA3:20 – 4:20 pmAuditing Standards UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA4:30 – 5:20 pm Lagniappe SessionGASB 84: Lessons LearnedDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAIn January 2017 when GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities, was issued, auditors and governmental accountants began taking a deeper dive into pension plans, agency funds, and even component units to identify fiduciary activities as newly defined by this standard. That deeper dive during implementation lead to many questions, including interpretations which seemed to be based on individual facts and circumstances. This session will explore some lessons from implementing this new standard.NEED A ROOM?DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  October 22Rate:  $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Governmental A&A Conference" to get this rate.

Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Day 1 Only Webcast

November 8, 2021 8:00am - 4:00pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 87:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:30 amGASB UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:30 – 9:50 am Break/Visit Exhibitors9:50 – 10:50 amLouisiana Legislative Auditor UpdateMichael Waguespack, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAThe Legislative Auditor's office conducts financial, performance, and investigative audits, provides disaster recovery and legal assistance, and oversees the work of independent CPAs auditing Louisiana's 3,600 local governments. Legislative Auditor Mike Waguespack will discuss new initiatives and laws and provide important information for those who work in and audit local and state governments.10:50 – 11:40 amRemote Auditing ChallengesThomas Naquin, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA11:40 am – 12:40 pm  Lunch/Visit Exhibitors12:40 – 2:00 pmFraud, Ransomware, Cyber SecurityPaul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSE • Warren Averett • Birmingham, AL2:00 – 2:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors2:20 – 3:20 pmSingle Audit UpdateBecky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA3:20 – 4:20 pmAuditing Standards UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA4:30 – 5:20 pm Lagniappe SessionGASB 84: Lessons LearnedDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAIn January 2017 when GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities, was issued, auditors and governmental accountants began taking a deeper dive into pension plans, agency funds, and even component units to identify fiduciary activities as newly defined by this standard. That deeper dive during implementation lead to many questions, including interpretations which seemed to be based on individual facts and circumstances. This session will explore some lessons from implementing this new standard.  

Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Both Days

November 8, 2021 8:00am - November 9, 2021 4:20pm

Lafayette

16.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. For our in-person attendees, we’re expecting 150 people in Lafayette, so you'll expand your network and exchange ideas with LLA reps and your peers from around the state. Additional space will be allowed between seats in the meeting room for health and safety precautions.MONDAY, NOVEMBER 87:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:30 amGASB UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:30 – 9:50 am Break/Visit Exhibitors9:50 – 10:50 amLouisiana Legislative Auditor UpdateMichael Waguespack, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAThe Legislative Auditor's office conducts financial, performance, and investigative audits, provides disaster recovery and legal assistance, and oversees the work of independent CPAs auditing Louisiana's 3,600 local governments. Legislative Auditor Mike Waguespack will discuss new initiatives and laws and provide important information for those who work in and audit local and state governments.10:50 – 11:40 amRemote Auditing ChallengesThomas Naquin, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA11:40 am – 12:40 pm  Lunch/Visit Exhibitors12:40 – 2:00 pmFraud, Ransomware, Cyber SecurityPaul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSE • Warren Averett • Birmingham, AL2:00 – 2:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors2:20 – 3:20 pmSingle Audit UpdateBecky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA3:20 – 4:20 pmAuditing Standards UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA4:30 – 5:20 pm Lagniappe SessionGASB 84: Lessons LearnedDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAIn January 2017 when GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities, was issued, auditors and governmental accountants began taking a deeper dive into pension plans, agency funds, and even component units to identify fiduciary activities as newly defined by this standard. That deeper dive during implementation lead to many questions, including interpretations which seemed to be based on individual facts and circumstances. This session will explore some lessons from implementing this new standard.TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:00 amYellowbook UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:00 – 10:00 amRisk AssessmentJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA10:00 – 10:20 am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:20 – 11:20 amGASB 87 – Implementation, GASB 96Becky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA11:20 am – 12:10 pmPeer Review Update: Avoiding Nonconforming EngagementsW. Eric Powers, CPA, CCIFP • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAThe type of report a firm receives in peer review is largely dependent on whether any of the engagements that the peer reviewer reviews are materially nonconforming.  Eric Powers will discuss key issues related to the identification of nonconforming engagements such as the sufficiency of audit documentation with a focus on engagements performed under Governmental Auditing Standards.12:10 – 1:10 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors1:10 – 2:10 pmLegal UpdateJenifer Schaye, JD, CFE • General Counsel – Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAIn this session, I will review significant changes in various laws. I will focus on Public Bid, Open Meetings, Public Records, and the Local Government Budget Act. In addition, I will point to several Attorney General opinions which may offer some guidance on public law issues.2:10 – 3:00 pmAmerican Rescue Plan ActDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAAngela Heath, LLM, CFE, JD • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAThe American Rescue Plan Act provided $4.8 billion to Louisiana and her local governments, the most significant federal funding in decades. Governments must decide how to strategically utilize these one-time funds to best serve their communities, and accountants will be called on to assist in understanding the federal regulation, including the reporting requirements. In addition, the receipt of these federal funds by many smaller governments will cause them to have to understand and apply federal procurement regulations, and may cause them to undergo an attestation engagement or a Single Audit. This session will provide an overview of the federal legislation and the reporting, purchasing, and other financial effects these funds will have on Louisiana's local governments and their auditors.3:00 – 3:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors3:20 – 4:20 pmUsing Analytics and Visualization for Local Government AuditsJared Soileau, PhD, CPA, CIA, CISA, CCSA, CRMA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide a background on the case of Rita Cromwell and the town of Dixon, Illinois, and the use of data analytics local government audits. This session will consider the use of statistical analysis and visualizations to identify areas of risk.NEED A ROOM?DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  October 22Rate:  $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Governmental A&A Conference" to get this rate.  

Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Both Days Webcast

November 8, 2021 8:00am - November 9, 2021 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

16.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 87:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:30 amGASB UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:30 – 9:50 am Break/Visit Exhibitors9:50 – 10:50 amLouisiana Legislative Auditor UpdateMichael Waguespack, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAThe Legislative Auditor's office conducts financial, performance, and investigative audits, provides disaster recovery and legal assistance, and oversees the work of independent CPAs auditing Louisiana's 3,600 local governments. Legislative Auditor Mike Waguespack will discuss new initiatives and laws and provide important information for those who work in and audit local and state governments.10:50 – 11:40 amRemote Auditing ChallengesThomas Naquin, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA11:40 am – 12:40 pm  Lunch/Visit Exhibitors12:40 – 2:00 pmFraud, Ransomware, Cyber SecurityPaul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSE • Warren Averett • Birmingham, AL2:00 – 2:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors2:20 – 3:20 pmSingle Audit UpdateBecky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA3:20 – 4:20 pmAuditing Standards UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA4:30 – 5:20 pm Lagniappe SessionGASB 84: Lessons LearnedDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAIn January 2017 when GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities, was issued, auditors and governmental accountants began taking a deeper dive into pension plans, agency funds, and even component units to identify fiduciary activities as newly defined by this standard. That deeper dive during implementation lead to many questions, including interpretations which seemed to be based on individual facts and circumstances. This session will explore some lessons from implementing this new standard.TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:00 amYellowbook UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:00 – 10:00 amRisk AssessmentJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA10:00 – 10:20 am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:20 – 11:20 amGASB 87 – Implementation, GASB 96Becky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA11:20 am – 12:10 pmPeer Review Update: Avoiding Nonconforming EngagementsW. Eric Powers, CPA, CCIFP • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAThe type of report a firm receives in peer review is largely dependent on whether any of the engagements that the peer reviewer reviews are materially nonconforming.  Eric Powers will discuss key issues related to the identification of nonconforming engagements such as the sufficiency of audit documentation with a focus on engagements performed under Governmental Auditing Standards.12:10 – 1:10 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors1:10 – 2:10 pmLegal UpdateJenifer Schaye, JD, CFE • General Counsel – Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAIn this session, I will review significant changes in various laws. I will focus on Public Bid, Open Meetings, Public Records, and the Local Government Budget Act. In addition, I will point to several Attorney General opinions which may offer some guidance on public law issues.2:10 – 3:00 pmAmerican Rescue Plan ActDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAAngela Heath, LLM, CFE, JD • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAThe American Rescue Plan Act provided $4.8 billion to Louisiana and her local governments, the most significant federal funding in decades. Governments must decide how to strategically utilize these one-time funds to best serve their communities, and accountants will be called on to assist in understanding the federal regulation, including the reporting requirements. In addition, the receipt of these federal funds by many smaller governments will cause them to have to understand and apply federal procurement regulations, and may cause them to undergo an attestation engagement or a Single Audit. This session will provide an overview of the federal legislation and the reporting, purchasing, and other financial effects these funds will have on Louisiana's local governments and their auditors.3:00 – 3:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors3:20 – 4:20 pmUsing Analytics and Visualization for Local Government AuditsJared Soileau, PhD, CPA, CIA, CISA, CCSA, CRMA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide a background on the case of Rita Cromwell and the town of Dixon, Illinois, and the use of data analytics local government audits. This session will consider the use of statistical analysis and visualizations to identify areas of risk.

Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Day 2 Only

November 9, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Lafayette

8.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. For our in-person attendees, we’re expecting 150 people in Lafayette, so you'll expand your network and exchange ideas with LLA reps and your peers from around the state. Additional space will be allowed between seats in the meeting room for health and safety precautions.TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:00 amYellowbook UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:00 – 10:00 amRisk AssessmentJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA10:00 – 10:20 am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:20 – 11:20 amGASB 87 – Implementation, GASB 96Becky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA11:20 am – 12:10 pmPeer Review Update: Avoiding Nonconforming EngagementsW. Eric Powers, CPA, CCIFP • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAThe type of report a firm receives in peer review is largely dependent on whether any of the engagements that the peer reviewer reviews are materially nonconforming.  Eric Powers will discuss key issues related to the identification of nonconforming engagements such as the sufficiency of audit documentation with a focus on engagements performed under Governmental Auditing Standards.12:10 – 1:10 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors1:10 – 2:10 pmLegal UpdateJenifer Schaye, JD, CFE • General Counsel – Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAIn this session, I will review significant changes in various laws. I will focus on Public Bid, Open Meetings, Public Records, and the Local Government Budget Act. In addition, I will point to several Attorney General opinions which may offer some guidance on public law issues.2:10 – 3:00 pmAmerican Rescue Plan ActDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAAngela Heath, LLM, CFE, JD • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAThe American Rescue Plan Act provided $4.8 billion to Louisiana and her local governments, the most significant federal funding in decades. Governments must decide how to strategically utilize these one-time funds to best serve their communities, and accountants will be called on to assist in understanding the federal regulation, including the reporting requirements. In addition, the receipt of these federal funds by many smaller governments will cause them to have to understand and apply federal procurement regulations, and may cause them to undergo an attestation engagement or a Single Audit. This session will provide an overview of the federal legislation and the reporting, purchasing, and other financial effects these funds will have on Louisiana's local governments and their auditors.3:00 – 3:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors3:20 – 4:20 pmUsing Analytics and Visualization for Local Government AuditsJared Soileau, PhD, CPA, CIA, CISA, CCSA, CRMA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide a background on the case of Rita Cromwell and the town of Dixon, Illinois, and the use of data analytics local government audits. This session will consider the use of statistical analysis and visualizations to identify areas of risk.NEED A ROOM?DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  October 22Rate:  $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Governmental A&A Conference" to get this rate.  

Government Accounting & Auditing Conference - Day 2 Only Webcast

November 9, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Standards and regulations are constantly changing in the governmental A&A world. This conference brings together public practitioners, CPAs in government, and our friends at the Legislative Auditor's Office to enlighten you on the latest changes in standards and best practices. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:00 amYellowbook UpdateJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA9:00 – 10:00 amRisk AssessmentJ. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA10:00 – 10:20 am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:20 – 11:20 amGASB 87 – Implementation, GASB 96Becky Hammond, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGAP • Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA11:20 am – 12:10 pmPeer Review Update: Avoiding Nonconforming EngagementsW. Eric Powers, CPA, CCIFP • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAThe type of report a firm receives in peer review is largely dependent on whether any of the engagements that the peer reviewer reviews are materially nonconforming.  Eric Powers will discuss key issues related to the identification of nonconforming engagements such as the sufficiency of audit documentation with a focus on engagements performed under Governmental Auditing Standards.12:10 – 1:10 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors1:10 – 2:10 pmLegal UpdateJenifer Schaye, JD, CFE • General Counsel – Louisiana Legislative Auditor • Baton Rouge, LAIn this session, I will review significant changes in various laws. I will focus on Public Bid, Open Meetings, Public Records, and the Local Government Budget Act. In addition, I will point to several Attorney General opinions which may offer some guidance on public law issues.2:10 – 3:00 pmAmerican Rescue Plan ActDiane Allison, CPA • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAAngela Heath, LLM, CFE, JD • Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office • Baton Rouge, LAThe American Rescue Plan Act provided $4.8 billion to Louisiana and her local governments, the most significant federal funding in decades. Governments must decide how to strategically utilize these one-time funds to best serve their communities, and accountants will be called on to assist in understanding the federal regulation, including the reporting requirements. In addition, the receipt of these federal funds by many smaller governments will cause them to have to understand and apply federal procurement regulations, and may cause them to undergo an attestation engagement or a Single Audit. This session will provide an overview of the federal legislation and the reporting, purchasing, and other financial effects these funds will have on Louisiana's local governments and their auditors.3:00 – 3:20 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors3:20 – 4:20 pmUsing Analytics and Visualization for Local Government AuditsJared Soileau, PhD, CPA, CIA, CISA, CCSA, CRMA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide a background on the case of Rita Cromwell and the town of Dixon, Illinois, and the use of data analytics local government audits. This session will consider the use of statistical analysis and visualizations to identify areas of risk.