2018 Summer Education Conference (SEC18)
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The Summer Education Conference is unlike any other program we offer. It’s one part hot topics, one part family vacation. Then we add some warm and friendly folks from Alabama and Florida and a shining cast of speakers and you get one of the best events of the year! And with a variety of accommodations, we’ve got something to fit just about any vacation budget, so make your plans to join us this summer and bask in the fun.

 Export to Your Calendar 7/9/2018 to 7/13/2018
When: July 09-13, 2018
8:00 am until 4:30pm
Where: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West
Destin, Florida  32550
United States
Presenter: Various


Online registration is available until: 7/9/2018
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The Summer Education Conference is unlike any other program we offer. It’s one part hot topics, one part family vacation. Then we add some warm and friendly folks from Alabama and Florida and a shining cast of speakers and you get one of the best events of the year! And with a variety of accommodations, we’ve got something to fit just about any vacation budget, so make your plans to join us this summer and bask in the fun.

Sponsorships are still available. Contact Misean Reed at 504.904.1133 or mreed@lcpa.org.

Gold Sponsor



Silver Sponsor



Exhibitor

ADP

Please note: All sessions will be held at the Baytowne Conference Center.
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Monday, July 9

8:00 – 11:40 am Accounting & Auditing Update
Jim Martin, CPA, CGMA • Martin & Co., CPA, PC • Atlanta, GA
1:00 pm Baytowne Golf Tournament*

Tuesday, July 10

8:00 – 9:40 am Blockchain Basics: A Simple Explanation
Marc Hamilton, CPA, CGMA • CFO/Treasurer – CDG Engineers and Associates, Inc. • Andalusia, AL
10:00 – 11:40 am Why Is a Business Succession/Exit Plan So Important?
Riley J. Busenlener, CPA/ABV, ASA, AEP, JD • Chaffe & Associates • New Orleans, LA
7:00 pm Tailgate Party & Cornhole Tournament
Sponsored by City National Rochedale*

Wednesday, July 11

8:00 – 11:40 am 2018 Business & Individual Tax Update
Alfred E. (Ted) Stacey IV, CPA • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LA

Thursday, July 12

8:00 – 11:40 am To Catch a Thief: A Game of Fraud
Rev. R. Kevin Cross, MST, EA, CPA*, NTPI Fellow® Pastor, communicator, counselor & fraud lecturer • Roswell, GA

Friday, July 13

8:00 – 9:40 am Professional Issues Update 
Bill Reeb, CPA, CITP, CGMA • CEO – Succession Institute, LLC and AICPA’s Vice Chair-Elect • Austin, TX
10:00 – 11:40 am Technology Update
Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • Traina & Associates, A CapinCrouse Company • Baton Rouge, LA

From beachfront to poolside, conference attendees can choose from a variety of properties so there’s something for everyone.

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West
Destin, FL 32550
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Beachfront Condos

Beachside

1 BR $342/night
2 BR $480/night
3 BR $605/night

Westwinds

1 BR $352/night
2 BR $500/night
3 BR $615/night

Luau

1 BR $247/night
2 BR $342/night

Note: A minimum stay of 5 nights is required on Beachfront accommodations; and a minimum stay of 4 nights is required for Luau accommodations.

Bayside Condos

Grand Complex

Studio $207/night
1 BR $231/night
2 BR $332/night
3 BR $439/night

The Grand Complex consists of accommodations in the Grand Sandestin, Lasata, Bahia, and Elation.

MAKE A RESERVATION: You can reserve online or fax a housing request form to 850.267.8221. The group code is 23Q84U. The deadline to make reservations is June 7, 2018.

All room rates include:

  • Complimentary resort transportation
  • Two bicycles per unit for up to four hours per day
  • Fitness center access
  • One hour per day of tennis court time (based on availability)
  • One hour per day on either a canoe, kayak, or boogie board.

Resort Fee: All rooms will be charged a daily resort fee in the amount of 12% of the pre-tax amount of the daily room rate. The resort fee covers items, including but not limited to, self-parking, Wi-Fi in the Baytowne and Linkside Conference Center, and reservation processing services.

All rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes and fees in effect at time of check-in (currently 11% for accommodations and 9% taxes and fees for all other services).

Registration Fees

Up to 20 CPE credits (includes 8 A&A hours)

Early Bird (through June 22) Member/Non-member: $500/600
Non-CPA staff of members may attend at the member rate. Prices are good through June 22 and include 8 hours of A&A. After June 22, add $50 to your fee.

*Optional Events
Beachside Tailgate Party:
$10/person
Golf Tournament:
$140/person

Register online using the 'Register' button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Texas CPAs: Our Texas State Board of Accountancy Sponsor number is #010423.

Need to register more than one person?
Fill out our Group Registration Form and email it to register@lcpa.org.

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