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Accounting and Auditing Conference - Day 1 Only

August 19, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON option for DAY ONE ONLY. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Thursday, August 197:30 - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:50 amUnpacking the Global EconomyStephen Morgan • Director of Investment Solutions – Hancock Whitney Asset Management • New Orleans, LAAfter more than a year of disruption and recovery, the landscape of the global economy has undergone tectonic shifts. In this presentation, we’ll examine the new lay of the land, how businesses, policy makers and the general population is navigating it. We’ll then unpack what that means for the path of the economy and markets.8:50 – 9:40 amSPAC AttackVanessa Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LASpecial Purpose Acquisition Companies are one of the hottest trends hitting Wall Street. Learn the history and rise of this backwards IPO and how to approach the valuation of a SPAC.9:40 – 10:00 am Break10:00 – 11:40 am Practical Tips for Adoption of the Lease StandardAnne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAWalk through the practical application of the accounting for the adoption of the lease standard. See steps and tips for both lessors and lessees using real life examples of leases that many small businesses are party to.11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch (provided)12:40 – 1:30 pm Auditing & Attestation Standards UpdateJeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LABig changes are on the way regarding auditing and attestation standards, mainly concerning reporting and evidence. Join us for this session where we assess the implications of the new standards and look ahead to what the ASB (Auditing Standards Board) has in its pipeline as we continue to modernize auditing and attestation standards.1:30 – 2:20 pmPrivate Company Reporting UpdateCandace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm  Break2:40 – 3:30 pmNot-for-Profit Accounting UpdateElaine Garvey, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LAJoin Elaine Garvey to learn about recent GAAP updates impacting not-for-profit accounting and reporting. 3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136: Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISABonnie Marcantel, CPA, CCIFP • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LAEmployee benefit plan auditors will be required to implement this new auditing standard for December 31, 2021, plan year-ends. Limited scope audits will be rebranded as a Section 103(a)(3)(C) audit. This session will cover an overview of changes to reporting as well as required practice implementations. 

Accounting and Auditing Conference - Day 1 Only Webcast

August 19, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the ONLINE/WEBCAST option for DAY ONE ONLY. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Thursday, August 197:30 - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:50 amUnpacking the Global EconomyStephen Morgan • Director of Investment Solutions – Hancock Whitney Asset Management • New Orleans, LAAfter more than a year of disruption and recovery, the landscape of the global economy has undergone tectonic shifts. In this presentation, we’ll examine the new lay of the land, how businesses, policy makers and the general population is navigating it. We’ll then unpack what that means for the path of the economy and markets.8:50 – 9:40 amSPAC AttackVanessa Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LASpecial Purpose Acquisition Companies are one of the hottest trends hitting Wall Street. Learn the history and rise of this backwards IPO and how to approach the valuation of a SPAC.9:40 – 10:00 am Break10:00 – 11:40 am Practical Tips for Adoption of the Lease StandardAnne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAWalk through the practical application of the accounting for the adoption of the lease standard. See steps and tips for both lessors and lessees using real life examples of leases that many small businesses are party to.11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch (provided)12:40 – 1:30 pm Auditing & Attestation Standards UpdateJeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LABig changes are on the way regarding auditing and attestation standards, mainly concerning reporting and evidence. Join us for this session where we assess the implications of the new standards and look ahead to what the ASB (Auditing Standards Board) has in its pipeline as we continue to modernize auditing and attestation standards.1:30 – 2:20 pmPrivate Company Reporting UpdateCandace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm  Break2:40 – 3:30 pmNot-for-Profit Accounting UpdateElaine Garvey, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LAJoin Elaine Garvey to learn about recent GAAP updates impacting not-for-profit accounting and reporting. 3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136: Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISABonnie Marcantel, CPA, CCIFP • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LAEmployee benefit plan auditors will be required to implement this new auditing standard for December 31, 2021, plan year-ends. Limited scope audits will be rebranded as a Section 103(a)(3)(C) audit. This session will cover an overview of changes to reporting as well as required practice implementations.

Accounting and Auditing Conference - Both Days

August 19, 2021 8:00am - August 20, 2021 4:20pm

New Orleans

16.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON TWO-DAY option for this event. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Thursday, August 197:30 - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:50 amUnpacking the Global EconomyStephen Morgan • Director of Investment Solutions – Hancock Whitney Asset Management • New Orleans, LAAfter more than a year of disruption and recovery, the landscape of the global economy has undergone tectonic shifts. In this presentation, we’ll examine the new lay of the land, how businesses, policy makers and the general population is navigating it. We’ll then unpack what that means for the path of the economy and markets.8:50 – 9:40 amSPAC AttackVanessa Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LASpecial Purpose Acquisition Companies are one of the hottest trends hitting Wall Street. Learn the history and rise of this backwards IPO and how to approach the valuation of a SPAC.9:40 – 10:00 am Break10:00 – 11:40 am Practical Tips for Adoption of the Lease StandardAnne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAWalk through the practical application of the accounting for the adoption of the lease standard. See steps and tips for both lessors and lessees using real life examples of leases that many small businesses are party to.11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch (provided)12:40 – 1:30 pm Auditing & Attestation Standards UpdateJeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LABig changes are on the way regarding auditing and attestation standards, mainly concerning reporting and evidence. Join us for this session where we assess the implications of the new standards and look ahead to what the ASB (Auditing Standards Board) has in its pipeline as we continue to modernize auditing and attestation standards.1:30 – 2:20 pmPrivate Company Reporting UpdateCandace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm  Break2:40 – 3:30 pmNot-for-Profit Accounting UpdateElaine Garvey, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LAJoin Elaine Garvey to learn about recent GAAP updates impacting not-for-profit accounting and reporting. 3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136: Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISABonnie Marcantel, CPA, CCIFP • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LAEmployee benefit plan auditors will be required to implement this new auditing standard for December 31, 2021, plan year-ends. Limited scope audits will be rebranded as a Section 103(a)(3)(C) audit. This session will cover an overview of changes to reporting as well as required practice implementations. Friday, August 207:30 – 8:00 am Check-In & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:20 amProfessional Issues UpdateSpeaker TBA 9:20 – 9:40 am Break9:40 – 10:40am My Brain Made Me Do It Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAAward-winning instructor Anne Oestriecher will present an insightful look at why and how we make some of the decisions we make, including in financial forecasting and planning. Some of her findings just might surprise you and have you thinking differently about your approach to how you make decisions. 10:40 am – 12:00 pm SSARS UpdateKurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LAThe Accounting and Review Services Committee has issued SSARS 25, which will be effective for periods ending after December 15, 2021. Get the latest on the new requirements for review engagements, which includes updates to the review report and determining and documenting materiality.12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (provided)1:00 – 2:20 pmPanel: Auditing in a Remote WorldCeleste McDonald, CPA, CFSA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • New Orleans, LACourtney Farrington • Ernst & Young • New Orleans, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmImpairment Testing in a COVID EraNene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LADue to the impact of the pandemic on the financial performance of companies, goodwill impairment has become an area of increased focus. Learn how COVID has impacted impairment for financial reporting purposes, including increased scrutiny and other valuation considerations.3:30 – 4:20 pmTechnology UpdateLes Nettleton • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LAOver the past year the way we approach technology has changed significantly. In one year, we moved from working in office to a remote or a hybrid workplace. Video conferencing has become a standard for remote collaboration. New, trickier scams are hitting our email and texting systems. This session will look at how we should be approaching technologies in the “new normal”.

Accounting and Auditing Conference - Both Days Webcast

August 19, 2021 8:00am - August 20, 2021 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

16.00 Credits

Note: This is the ONLINE/WEBCAST TWO-DAY option for this event. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Thursday, August 197:30 am Online Access Opens 8:00 – 8:50 amUnpacking the Global EconomyStephen Morgan • Director of Investment Solutions – Hancock Whitney Asset Management • New Orleans, LAAfter more than a year of disruption and recovery, the landscape of the global economy has undergone tectonic shifts. In this presentation, we’ll examine the new lay of the land, how businesses, policy makers and the general population is navigating it. We’ll then unpack what that means for the path of the economy and markets.8:50 – 9:40 amSPAC AttackVanessa Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LASpecial Purpose Acquisition Companies are one of the hottest trends hitting Wall Street. Learn the history and rise of this backwards IPO and how to approach the valuation of a SPAC.9:40 – 10:00 am Break10:00 – 11:40 am Practical Tips for Adoption of the Lease StandardAnne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAWalk through the practical application of the accounting for the adoption of the lease standard. See steps and tips for both lessors and lessees using real life examples of leases that many small businesses are party to.11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch Break12:40 – 1:30 pm Auditing & Attestation Standards UpdateJeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LABig changes are on the way regarding auditing and attestation standards, mainly concerning reporting and evidence. Join us for this session where we assess the implications of the new standards and look ahead to what the ASB (Auditing Standards Board) has in its pipeline as we continue to modernize auditing and attestation standards.1:30 – 2:20 pmPrivate Company Reporting UpdateCandace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm  Break2:40 – 3:30 pmNot-for-Profit Accounting UpdateElaine Garvey, CPA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LAJoin Elaine Garvey to learn about recent GAAP updates impacting not-for-profit accounting and reporting. 3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136: Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISABonnie Marcantel, CPA, CCIFP • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LAEmployee benefit plan auditors will be required to implement this new auditing standard for December 31, 2021, plan year-ends. Limited scope audits will be rebranded as a Section 103(a)(3)(C) audit. This session will cover an overview of changes to reporting as well as required practice implementations. Friday, August 207:30 am Online Access Opens8:00 – 9:20 amProfessional Issues UpdateSpeaker TBA 9:20 – 9:40 am Break9:40 – 10:40am My Brain Made Me Do It Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAAward-winning instructor Anne Oestriecher will present an insightful look at why and how we make some of the decisions we make, including in financial forecasting and planning. Some of her findings just might surprise you and have you thinking differently about your approach to how you make decisions. 10:40 am – 12:00 pm SSARS UpdateKurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LAThe Accounting and Review Services Committee has issued SSARS 25, which will be effective for periods ending after December 15, 2021. Get the latest on the new requirements for review engagements, which includes updates to the review report and determining and documenting materiality.12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch Break1:00 – 2:20 pmPanel: Auditing in a Remote WorldCeleste McDonald, CPA, CFSA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • New Orleans, LACourtney Farrington • Ernst & Young • New Orleans, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmImpairment Testing in a COVID EraNene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LADue to the impact of the pandemic on the financial performance of companies, goodwill impairment has become an area of increased focus. Learn how COVID has impacted impairment for financial reporting purposes, including increased scrutiny and other valuation considerations.3:30 – 4:20 pmTechnology UpdateLes Nettleton • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LAOver the past year the way we approach technology has changed significantly. In one year, we moved from working in office to a remote or a hybrid workplace. Video conferencing has become a standard for remote collaboration. New, trickier scams are hitting our email and texting systems. This session will look at how we should be approaching technologies in the “new normal”.

Accounting and Auditing Conference - Day 2 Only

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

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the IN-PERSON option for DAY TWO ONLY. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Friday, August 207:30 – 8:00 am Check-In & Continental Breakfast8:00 – 9:20 amProfessional Issues UpdateSpeaker TBA 9:20 – 9:40 am Break9:40 – 10:40am My Brain Made Me Do It Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAAward-winning instructor Anne Oestriecher will present an insightful look at why and how we make some of the decisions we make, including in financial forecasting and planning. Some of her findings just might surprise you and have you thinking differently about your approach to how you make decisions. 10:40 am – 12:00 pm SSARS UpdateKurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LAThe Accounting and Review Services Committee has issued SSARS 25, which will be effective for periods ending after December 15, 2021. Get the latest on the new requirements for review engagements, which includes updates to the review report and determining and documenting materiality.12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (provided)1:00 – 2:20 pmPanel: Auditing in a Remote WorldCeleste McDonald, CPA, CFSA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • New Orleans, LACourtney Farrington • Ernst & Young • New Orleans, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmImpairment Testing in a COVID EraNene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LADue to the impact of the pandemic on the financial performance of companies, goodwill impairment has become an area of increased focus. Learn how COVID has impacted impairment for financial reporting purposes, including increased scrutiny and other valuation considerations.3:30 – 4:20 pmTechnology UpdateLes Nettleton • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LAOver the past year the way we approach technology has changed significantly. In one year, we moved from working in office to a remote or a hybrid workplace. Video conferencing has become a standard for remote collaboration. New, trickier scams are hitting our email and texting systems. This session will look at how we should be approaching technologies in the “new normal”.

Accounting and Auditing Conference - Day 2 Only Webcast

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

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Note: This is the ONLINE/WEBCAST option for DAY TWO ONLY. To see all registration options, click here. The auditing world is going through an evolution/metamorphosis/total transformation. Technology is transforming the way audits are done, the information they are able to collect, and how that data is used to change business practices. Not to mention, there have been substantial changes to accounting standards that are crucial to understand and implement. The A&A Conference tackles these changes by bringing you up to speed on new standards and highlighting the trends and best practices that are revolutionizing A&A.Friday, August 207:30 am Online Access Opens8:00 – 9:20 amProfessional Issues UpdateSpeaker TBA 9:20 – 9:40 am Break9:40 – 10:40am My Brain Made Me Do It Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LAAward-winning instructor Anne Oestriecher will present an insightful look at why and how we make some of the decisions we make, including in financial forecasting and planning. Some of her findings just might surprise you and have you thinking differently about your approach to how you make decisions. 10:40 am – 12:00 pm SSARS UpdateKurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LAThe Accounting and Review Services Committee has issued SSARS 25, which will be effective for periods ending after December 15, 2021. Get the latest on the new requirements for review engagements, which includes updates to the review report and determining and documenting materiality.12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch Break1:00 – 2:20 pmPanel: Auditing in a Remote WorldCeleste McDonald, CPA, CFSA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • New Orleans, LACourtney Farrington • Ernst & Young • New Orleans, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmImpairment Testing in a COVID EraNene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LADue to the impact of the pandemic on the financial performance of companies, goodwill impairment has become an area of increased focus. Learn how COVID has impacted impairment for financial reporting purposes, including increased scrutiny and other valuation considerations.3:30 – 4:20 pmTechnology UpdateLes Nettleton • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LAOver the past year the way we approach technology has changed significantly. In one year, we moved from working in office to a remote or a hybrid workplace. Video conferencing has become a standard for remote collaboration. New, trickier scams are hitting our email and texting systems. This session will look at how we should be approaching technologies in the “new normal”.