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2024 Louisiana Accounting & Auditing Conference - 1st Day Only

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New Orleans

8.00 Credits

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***NEW DATE. SAME GREAT LOCATION.***This premier conference is tailored for accounting and auditing professionals seeking to elevate their skills and stay ahead in a rapidly evolving industry. Gain valuable knowledge, discover the latest trends and technologies that are transforming the field, and connect with peers. Don't miss this opportunity to turbocharge your learning journey and network with industry leaders who are driving innovation and excellence.  Enjoy LCPA's discounted rate at the Ritz-Carlton when you reserve your room by July 26th. Day 1: Thursday, August 22   8:00 – 8:50 am Technical Accounting Update Candace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Eisner Amper • Baton Rouge, LA This session will provide you with information on new and proposed standards from the FASB as well as an update on thier "projects in the pipeline". We will also discuss an overview of recent GASB and Private Company Council (PCC) activities. 8:50 – 9:50 am How Do I Know if I'm in the SSARS Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, AL This will be an interactive session that provides practical guidance to practitioners who continue to question when the SSARS apply.? While the session will focus on the preparation engagement in accordance with AR-C 70, we will also look at other engagements included in the SSARS and their applicability.  9:50 – 10:10 am Break  10:10 – 11:50 am  Risk Assessment Case Studies Jeremy Thibodeaux, CPE, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LA Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, AL  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch  12:50 – 2:30 pm  Audit Virtually, Connect Personally: Best Practices for CPAs Nene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LA Trish Thibodeau, CPA • LaPorte?CPAs?&?Business?Advisors • Metairie, LA Patrick Brandau, CPA • Deloitte & Touche LLP • New Orleans, LA Robert “Scott” Champagne, CPA • Ernst & Young, LLP • New Orleans, LA James Wiltenmuth, CPA • Eisner Amper • Metairie, LA  2:30 – 2:50 pm Break  2:50 – 4:20 pm Secure Act 2.0 Update Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LA    SPECIAL RATES AT THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW ORLEANSExperience the world-class service in the heart of the city at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. We've negotiated a special rate of $145/night just for A&A Conference attendees. This rate is good through July 26, 2024, or until the room block sells out. Click here to make your reservation or Call (800) 826-8987 to mention the LCPA Accounting and Auditing Conference for the group rate.

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2024 Louisiana Accounting & Auditing Conference - Both Days

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New Orleans

16.00 Credits

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***NEW DATE. SAME GREAT LOCATION.***This premier conference is tailored for accounting and auditing professionals seeking to elevate their skills and stay ahead in a rapidly evolving industry. Gain valuable knowledge, discover the latest trends and technologies that are transforming the field, and connect with peers. Don't miss this opportunity to turbocharge your learning journey and network with industry leaders who are driving innovation and excellence.  Enjoy LCPA's discounted rate at the Ritz-Carlton when you reserve your room by July 26th. Day 1: Thursday, August 22   8:00 – 8:50 am Technical Accounting Update Candace "Candy" Wright, CPA, CFF • Eisner Amper • Baton Rouge, LA This session will provide you with information on new and proposed standards from the FASB as well as an update on thier "projects in the pipeline". We will also discuss an overview of recent GASB and Private Company Council (PCC) activities. 8:50 – 9:50 am How Do I Know if I'm in the SSARS Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, AL This will be an interactive session that provides practical guidance to practitioners who continue to question when the SSARS apply.? While the session will focus on the preparation engagement in accordance with AR-C 70, we will also look at other engagements included in the SSARS and their applicability.  9:50 – 10:10 am Break  10:10 – 11:50 am  Risk Assessment Case Studies Jeremy Thibodeaux, CPE, CFE • Ericksen Krentel • New Orleans, LA Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA • BMSS Advisors & CPAs • Huntsville, AL  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch  12:50 – 2:30 pm  Audit Virtually, Connect Personally: Best Practices for CPAs Nene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LA Trish Thibodeau, CPA • LaPorte?CPAs?&?Business?Advisors • Metairie, LA Patrick Brandau, CPA • Deloitte & Touche LLP • New Orleans, LA Robert “Scott” Champagne, CPA • Ernst & Young, LLP • New Orleans, LA James Wiltenmuth, CPA • Eisner Amper • Metairie, LA  2:30 – 2:50 pm Break  2:50 – 4:20 pm Secure Act 2.0 Update Anne Oestriecher, CPA, CFP • Oestriecher Financial Management Services • Alexandria, LA   Day 2: Friday, August 23  7:30 – 8:00 am Check-In & Continental Breakfast  8:00 – 8:50 am Professional Issues Update Ron Gitz, CPA, CGMA • Executive Director/CEO - Society of Louisiana CPAs • Metairie, LA  8:50 – 9:50 am  NIL: The New Era of College AthleticsTaylor Jacobs • LSU Athletics • Baton Rouge, LA 9:50 – 10:10 Break  10:10 – 11:50 am Navigating New Frontiers: AI Innovations Transforming the CPA Landscape Henry Hays • DisruptREADY • Baton Rouge, LA Henry Hays will demystify the burgeoning role of Artificial Intelligence in the CPA industry. With a blend of foundational insights and dynamic real-life case studies, Henry's presentation will illuminate how AI is not just a futuristic vision but a present reality reshaping accounting practices. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of how AI technologies are being integrated into daily CPA operations to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and strategic decision-making. This session promises to equip industry professionals with the knowledge and inspiration to harness AI tools in their own practices, ensuring they stay at the cutting edge of their field.  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch  12:50 – 2:30 pm The Quality Management Standards J. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA In June 2022 the AICPA Auditing Standards Board adopted three new standards to be effective December 15, 2025.  The first two are Statements on Quality Management Standards (SQMS) that supersede Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) 8.  The third is a SAS that amends AU-C 220, Quality Control for an Engagement Conducted in Accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.  This course will present the requirements of all three standards and provide commentary and guidance on establishing a risk-based system of quality management.  2:30 – 2:50 pm Break  2:50 – 4:20 Cybersecurity Update Les Nettleton • Retired IT Director - Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • Metairie, LA Attackers are using social engineering to trick users into compromising their own systems, usually via email or text.? This session will look at how to identify and subsequently respond to potential attacks.? We will cover identity theft, working remotely securely and will also take an up to date look at current scams that are targeting businesses on a daily basis. SPECIAL RATES AT THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW ORLEANSExperience the world-class service in the heart of the city at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. We've negotiated a special rate of $145/night just for A&A Conference attendees. This rate is good through July 26, 2024, or until the room block sells out. Click here to make your reservation or Call (800) 826-8987 to mention the LCPA Accounting and Auditing Conference for the group rate.

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2024 Louisiana Accounting & Auditing Conference - 2nd Day Only

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New Orleans

8.00 Credits

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***NEW DATE. SAME GREAT LOCATION.***This premier conference is tailored for accounting and auditing professionals seeking to elevate their skills and stay ahead in a rapidly evolving industry. Gain valuable knowledge, discover the latest trends and technologies that are transforming the field, and connect with peers. Don't miss this opportunity to turbocharge your learning journey and network with industry leaders who are driving innovation and excellence.   Enjoy LCPA's discounted rate at the Ritz-Carlton when you reserve your room by July 26th. Day 2: Friday, August 23  7:30 – 8:00 am Check-In & Continental Breakfast  8:00 – 8:50 am Professional Issues Update Ron Gitz, CPA, CGMA • Executive Director/CEO - Society of Louisiana CPAs • Metairie, LA  8:50 – 9:50 am  NIL: The New Era of College AthleticsTaylor Jacobs • LSU Athletics • Baton Rouge, LA 9:50 – 10:10 Break  10:10 – 11:50 am Navigating New Frontiers: AI Innovations Transforming the CPA Landscape Henry Hays • DisruptREADY • Baton Rouge, LA Henry Hays will demystify the burgeoning role of Artificial Intelligence in the CPA industry. With a blend of foundational insights and dynamic real-life case studies, Henry's presentation will illuminate how AI is not just a futuristic vision but a present reality reshaping accounting practices. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of how AI technologies are being integrated into daily CPA operations to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and strategic decision-making. This session promises to equip industry professionals with the knowledge and inspiration to harness AI tools in their own practices, ensuring they stay at the cutting edge of their field.  11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch  12:50 – 2:30 pm The Quality Management Standards J. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM, CGMA • Altec, Inc. • Monroe, LA In June 2022 the AICPA Auditing Standards Board adopted three new standards to be effective December 15, 2025.  The first two are Statements on Quality Management Standards (SQMS) that supersede Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) 8.  The third is a SAS that amends AU-C 220, Quality Control for an Engagement Conducted in Accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.  This course will present the requirements of all three standards and provide commentary and guidance on establishing a risk-based system of quality management.  2:30 – 2:50 pm Break  2:50 – 4:20 Cybersecurity Update Les Nettleton • Retired IT Director - Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • Metairie, LA Attackers are using social engineering to trick users into compromising their own systems, usually via email or text.? This session will look at how to identify and subsequently respond to potential attacks.? We will cover identity theft, working remotely securely and will also take an up to date look at current scams that are targeting businesses on a daily basis. SPECIAL RATES AT THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW ORLEANSExperience the world-class service in the heart of the city at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. We've negotiated a special rate of $145/night just for A&A Conference attendees. This rate is good through July 26, 2024, or until the room block sells out. Click here to make your reservation or Call (800) 826-8987 to mention the LCPA Accounting and Auditing Conference for the group rate.

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