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2022 Louisiana Accounting & Auditing Conference - 2nd Day Only - Live In Person

August 19, 2022 8:00am - 4:20pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

The Accounting & Auditing Conference is one of our largest events of the year and covers the latest in standards, technology trends, and best practices. The pace of change is accelerating and keeping up is increasingly challenging. This conference — one of our largest of the year — is designed to help you manage the changes. We'll cover new standards, new technologies, and new workforce trends. We've got some of the best speakers lined up to put you in the driver's seat. Join us! CONFERENCE AGENDA Friday, August 197:30 – 8:00 am Webcast Access Opens8:00 – 8:50 amA SSARS Update for Everyone   Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, ALThis session will cover all the engagements that are performed under the SSARS and will also give an overview of the areas of the standards that might trip practitioners up from time to time.8:50 – 9:40 am Helpful Excel Tips for Auditors and Accountants Jared S. Soileau, CIA, CRMA, CISA, CPA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide an overview of various tips/functions to manipulate data including string functions to decompose and recompose text strings, transform dates, create relationships within multiple worksheets, develop pivot tables, and use mail merge functions. 9 :40 – 10 :00 am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:00 – 10:50 am  Special Purpose Frameworks – What are Those?Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, ALThey used to be called OCBOA, but now they are called special purpose frameworks. This session will cover what those frameworks are and when those frameworks might be appropriate when full GAAP based statements just don't make sense.10:50 – 11:50 amSilver Tsunami: Exiting Your BusinessWhit Slocum • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LATaylor Gilbert • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LAThe oldest baby boomer is now 75 and the youngest is 57. There will be a tidal wave of business owners reaching retirement age and trying to exit their business over the next twenty years.Learn how the business owner can prepare their business for sale to a third party or transfer to employees or family members while minimizing taxes. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch (provided)12:50 – 2:20 pmA Primer on Cryptocurrencies   Rajesh Narayanan, PhD • Louisiana State University • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break/Prize Giveaways2:40 – 3:30 pmNonprofit Update Jeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAHave you been struggling to keep up with all the accounting, auditing, and reporting changes that have come into existence the past two years? Join us for this session as we discuss the implications of new accounting and auditing developments impacting financial statement reporting and Form 990 preparation for not-for-profit organizations.3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136 Forming an UpdateBonnie 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. Additionally, this session will cover other current hot topics in employee benefit plan auditing.  HOTEL INFORMATION The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans921 Canal St.New Orleans, LA 70112Rate: $135/nightReserve by: July 27Group Codes: YASYASA for Deluxe King rooms; YASYASB for Deluxe Double Queen roomsCall 800.826.8987 and mention the "LCPA Accounting & Auditing Conference" to get this rate or RESERVE ONLINE. PARKINGThe Ritz-Carlton will offer a rate of $12 inclusive for daily transient valet parking; $26+ for overnight valet parking (billed to room for hotel guests).

2022 Louisiana Accounting & Auditing Conference - 2nd Day Only - Webcast

August 19, 2022 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

The Accounting & Auditing Conference is one of our largest events of the year and covers the latest in standards, technology trends, and best practices. The pace of change is accelerating and keeping up is increasingly challenging. This conference — one of our largest of the year — is designed to help you manage the changes. We'll cover new standards, new technologies, and new workforce trends. We've got some of the best speakers lined up to put you in the driver's seat. Join us! CONFERENCE AGENDA Friday, August 197:30 – 8:00 am Webcast Access Opens8:00 – 8:50 amA SSARS Update for Everyone   Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, ALThis session will cover all the engagements that are performed under the SSARS and will also give an overview of the areas of the standards that might trip practitioners up from time to time.8:50 – 9:40 am Helpful Excel Tips for Auditors and Accountants Jared S. Soileau, CIA, CRMA, CISA, CPA • LSU • Baton Rouge, LAThis session will provide an overview of various tips/functions to manipulate data including string functions to decompose and recompose text strings, transform dates, create relationships within multiple worksheets, develop pivot tables, and use mail merge functions. 9 :40 – 10 :00 am Break10:00 – 10:50 am  Special Purpose Frameworks – What are Those?Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, ALThey used to be called OCBOA, but now they are called special purpose frameworks. This session will cover what those frameworks are and when those frameworks might be appropriate when full GAAP based statements just don't make sense.10:50 – 11:50 amSilver Tsunami: Exiting Your BusinessWhit Slocum • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LATaylor Gilbert • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LAThe oldest baby boomer is now 75 and the youngest is 57. There will be a tidal wave of business owners reaching retirement age and trying to exit their business over the next twenty years.Learn how the business owner can prepare their business for sale to a third party or transfer to employees or family members while minimizing taxes. 11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch Break12:50 – 2:20 pmA Primer on Cryptocurrencies   Rajesh Narayanan, PhD • Louisiana State University • Baton Rouge, LA2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmNonprofit Update Jeremy Thibodeaux, CPA, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LAHave you been struggling to keep up with all the accounting, auditing, and reporting changes that have come into existence the past two years? Join us for this session as we discuss the implications of new accounting and auditing developments impacting financial statement reporting and Form 990 preparation for not-for-profit organizations.3:30 – 4:20 pmSAS 136 Forming an UpdateBonnie 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. Additionally, this session will cover other current hot topics in employee benefit plan auditing.