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Medical & Healthcare Services Workshop A Virtual Event

October 29, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

The healthcare industry has been pushed to its limits over the last 18 months. Processes and priorities have had to be reevaluated and many entities have gone into real survival mode. What have we learned? Is there a “normal” (new or otherwise) in sight? What will be the long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare and the economy as a whole? We’ll examine the current condition on the healthcare industry and give you some insight into what the future my look like. Plus, we’ll get you up-to-speed on new standards, tech trends, managing organizational transformations, and more.CONFERENCE AGENDA 7:30 – 8:00 am Online Access Opens 8:00 – 8:50 amHot Topics in HealthcareMichael Bertaut, MBA, CHC, PAHM • Chief Economist – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LAMike is one of our highest-rated speakers of all time! He will discuss the biggest issues impacting healthcare, how the insurance industry is adapting, and what he sees in the near future. 8:50 – 9:40 amLegislative Update and the Impact on HealthcareUS Rep. Garret Graves • LA District 6 • Baton Rouge, LARep. Graves will cover the major legislative initiatives moving through Washington this year and how they will impact Louisiana and the healthcare industry. 9:40 – 10:00 am Break10:00 – 10:50 am Patients and Passwords: Treating Them Both With Care Paul Perry, FHFMA, CISM, CITP, CPA, CDPSE • Warren Averett • Birmingham, ALThis session will review current threats and trends being utilized by threat actors in the cybersecurity space. We will review some current events and dissect what happen and what could have been done to protect the organization. We will also review what controls your healthcare organization needs to put into place to protect your IT environment and increase your security posture.  10:50 – 11:40 amBending the Diabetes Cost CurveRebecca Preston, MD, JD • Healthcare Highways • Austin, TX11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch Break12:40 – 1:30 pmHealthcare Accounting & Auditing UpdateBrook Harvey, CPA, CHFP • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LAJennifer Mistretta, CPA, CGMA • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LAJoin us for a discussion on implementation of recent and upcoming FASB and GASB guidance. This session will also highlight accounting and auditing implications of federal programs, including those related to the CARES Act and other funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic.1:30 – 2:20 pm Six Critical Questions to Get Your Team On the Same Page…AgainHelene Wall, SHRM-SCP • Wall Consulting Services, LLC • Baton Rouge, LAFrank Hopkins, PCC • Frank Hopkins Coaching, LLC • Baton Rouge, LAWhat are the questions the whole organization needs to answer – in the same voice – for an organization to operate effectively in these rapidly changing times? To gain an edge over the competition, the answers have to be more than just right, they have to embody the rally cry of the entire team.2:20 – 2:40 pm Break2:40 – 3:30 pmLHA UpdateKevin Bridwell • VP of Healthcare Reimbursements – Louisiana Hospital Association • Baton Rouge, LA3:30 – 4:20 How to Grow and Exit Your PracticeNene Glenn Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LAVanessa Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LAThis session will focus on best practices for increasing the value of a business, including key metrics from various sectors of the healthcare industry. It will end with strategic growth opportunities through capital investment and alternatives for exiting your practice including outright sale to a third party and sale to partners.

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.  

Human Resources Workshop

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

Baton Rouge

8.00 Credits

The people in your organization are perhaps the biggest factor in determining your success. They may also be among your biggest challenges. Make sure you’re connecting all the dots as you move forward with your HR strategy. The Human Resources Workshop shines a light on the toughest issues facing organizations today. You’ll learn communication strategies, tips for reducing cybersecurity threats, best practices for remote working, and new ideas for employee wellness. Register today and make the connection.  AGENDAa 8:00 – 8:25 am Registration & Continental Breakfast8:25 – 8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks8:30 – 9:30 amHow To Effectively Communicate with and Coach Different GenerationsCynthia Widlitze • Adduco Consulting • Mandeville, LABy understanding what has impacted the perspectives of different generations you’ll be better able to communicate with and coach them. The information in this session is applicable to all areas of your life, not just to your work.9:30 – 10:30 amManaging Risk - Conducting Your Own HR AssessmentHelene Wall, SHRM-SCP • Wall Consulting Services, LLC • Baton Rouge, LAIs it time to turn over a few rocks? If you haven’t given your HR function a check-up since the chaos began in 2020, now’s the time. Between RIFs, layoffs, The Great Resignation, staffing realignment and everyone’s favorite - other employees taking on HR responsibilities, the HR function could be in dire need of some attention. We will walkthrough an internal assessment designed to help you identify areas that need improvement before the next big adventure hits! 10:30 – 10:40 am Break10:40 – 11:50 amCurrent Cybersecurity IssuesAllison Ward, CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM • CapinTech • Baton Rouge, LAAs leaders within our organizations or as CPAs assisting our clients, we understand that technology impacts our environments, daily actions, and future planning. Cybersecurity issues continuously arise, and our management of and response to those issues can have far-reaching implications. This session will cover a variety of current information technology and security topics and will assess the current and anticipated state of security.11:50 am – 12:35 pm Lunch12:35 – 1:55 pmReturning to the Office in the New NormalMag Bickford, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LACOVID-19 has presented new questions for employers. 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.1:55 – 2:05 pm Break2:05 – 3:05 pmThe Road to Equity and Wellness Camille Bryant, JD • McGlinchey Stafford • New Orleans, LAWhen we talk about diversity and inclusion, one key concept that is often left out is equity. Equity refers to a state where everyone – regardless of their ethnic background, country of origin, age, physical ability, or gender – has a level playing field. When diversity, inclusion, and equity go together, our workforce is empowered and operates at its best. This seminar is designed to drill down into the applicable law and practicalities of equity and wellness in the workplace along with the creation and integration of these priorities for employers. Participants will learn how the E in DEI should be activated as well as how to implement equity and wellness action items that comply with Title VII and the other employment laws that impact these two important projects.3:05 – 4:15 pmMaximizing Your Remote TeamStafford 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.

Oil and Gas Conference - Day 1 Only

November 18, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Lafayette

8.00 Credits

The Oil & Gas Conference is geared toward accounting and finance professionals working in the industry and CPAs in public practice with O&G clients. You'll get an industry update from our friends at LMOGA, COPAS with Mike Cougevan, new standards, tax updates, and a tech update. You'll get all the info you need to move forward with a concrete strategy for success. NEED A ROOM? Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  November 3Rate: $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Oil & Gas Conference" to get the discounted rate.

Oil and Gas Conference - Both Days

November 18, 2021 8:00am - November 19, 2021 4:20pm

Lafayette

16.00 Credits

The Oil & Gas Conference is geared toward accounting and finance professionals working in the industry and CPAs in public practice with O&G clients. You'll get an industry update from our friends at LMOGA, COPAS with Mike Cougevan, new standards, tax updates, and a tech update. You'll get all the info you need to move forward with a concrete strategy for success. NEED A ROOM? Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  November 3Rate: $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Oil & Gas Conference" to get the discounted rate.

Oil and Gas Conference - Day 2 Only

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

Lafayette

8.00 Credits

The Oil & Gas Conference is geared toward accounting and finance professionals working in the industry and CPAs in public practice with O&G clients. You'll get an industry update from our friends at LMOGA, COPAS with Mike Cougevan, new standards, tax updates, and a tech update. You'll get all the info you need to move forward with a concrete strategy for success. NEED A ROOM? Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette1521 West Pinhook RoadLafayette, LA 70503Cut-off date:  November 3Rate: $129 King or DoubleRESERVE ONLINE or call 800.222.8733 and mention "LCPA Oil & Gas Conference" to get the discounted rate.

Louisiana Tax Conference - Day 1

December 2, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more! NEW LOCATION: New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal StreetNew Orleans, LA 70130Rooms start at $119/nightCut-off date: Nov. 16CLICK HERE TO RESERVE ONLINE.  

Louisiana Tax Conference - Day 1 Only Webcast

December 2, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more!

Louisiana Tax Conference - Both Days

December 2, 2021 8:00am - December 3, 2021 4:20pm

New Orleans

16.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more! NEW LOCATION: New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal StreetNew Orleans, LA 70130Rooms start at $119/nightCut-off date: Nov. 16CLICK HERE TO RESERVE ONLINE.  

Louisiana Tax Conference Both Days Webcast

December 2, 2021 8:00am - December 3, 2021 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

16.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more!

Louisiana Tax Conference - Day 2 Only

December 3, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

New Orleans

8.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more! NEW LOCATION: New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal StreetNew Orleans, LA 70130Rooms start at $119/nightCut-off date: Nov. 16CLICK HERE TO RESERVE ONLINE.  

Louisiana Tax Conference - Day 2 Only Webcast

December 3, 2021 8:00am - 4:20pm

Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

Don't miss our largest event of the year! This conference brings nationally acclaimed speakers and leading practitioners from around the state to present the latest in tax changes, technology, and more. This year's lineup includes: Individual Tax Update with Ted Stacey Taxes and Remote Working with Andre Burvant Taxation of Cryptocurrency with Jeff Birdsong State Tax Update with Bob Angelico Partnership Audit and Outside Basis Reporting with Ben Warren Estate Planning Update with Rebecca Hinton Business Tax Update with Brandon Lagarde High Level Enforcement with Mike Villa Loss Limitations with Robert Keller Cybersecurity and Ransomware with Les Nettleton and more!

Winter Cluster

December 9, 2021 8:00am - December 10, 2021 11:40am

Biloxi

12.00 Credits

The Winter CPE Cluster is a mash-up of today's hottest topics and best speakers, but the star of the show is the location. Winner of the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award, IP Casino Resort Spa is Biloxi's premier one-stop resort destination. From the Gulf Coast's only Vegas-style ultra-lounge to a 32-story hotel with great water views, IP Casino Resort Spa has it all. So join us for high-roller CPE and after the sessions, enjoy all the resort has to offer!