2020 Spring Accounting Expo

2020 Spring Accounting Expo

The 2020 Spring Accounting Expo on May 19 and 20 is a two-day event focused on the future of accounting and the rapid pace of change in the profession. This year, we’re going virtual! The 2020 Spring Accounting Expo will be webcast between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central Time).

Join CPAs, financial decision-makers, and accountants to learn up-to-date information on technical topics, technology, and management skills. Earn up to 18 hours of CPE credit! Attend both days and receive access to additional optional bonus “on-demand” sessions! Hear critical updates regarding leading through crisis, economy updates, and digital transformation.

Why attend?

Discover what’s new in accounting and gain the knowledge to grow and profit.

Conference Times:

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19 and 20, 2020

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

18 CPE Hours

Please note: The current schedule represents approximately 18 hours of CPE if you attend all the virtual webcast sessions scheduled on May 19 and May 20. Additional hours may be earned if you qualify for the “On-demand” sessions. Hours may be reduced or increased before the actual conference date.

ETHICS FOR CPAs:

Two-Day and 2nd Day (May 20) pricing includes optional Ethics virtual webcast.

ON-DEMAND SESSIONS:

Two-Day participants will receive access to four bonus on-demand sessions. Access codes will be delivered via email after completion of the two-day expo.

RATES AND REGISTRATION (Please call 713-622-7733 if you need assistance with registration.)

OPTION TYPEDATE PRICECPE HOURS 

BOTH DAYS
NO ETHICS

2752068

Tuesday and Wednesday, 
May 19 and 20, 2020

Member/Non-CPA: $350 
Non-member: $450 

18 CPE hoursREGISTER HERE

BOTH DAYS INCLUDING ETHICS

2753034

Tuesday and Wednesday, 
May 19 and 20, 2020
Member/Non-CPA: $350 
Non-member: $450 
18 CPE hoursREGISTER HERE

1-DAY

2747353

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Member/Non-CPA: $213
Non-member: $313

9 CPE hoursREGISTER HERE

1-DAY
NO ETHICS

2747426

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Member/Non-CPA: $213
Non-member: $313

9 CPE hoursREGISTER HERE

1-DAY
INCLUDING ETHICS

2753033

Wednesday, May 20, 2020Member/Non-CPA: $213
Non-member: $313
9 CPE hoursREGISTER HERE

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO 

Registered participants for the Spring Accounting Expo virtual conference will receive an email prior to the event. The informational email will contain the links to the conference, materials, handouts for the sessions, and information regarding the receipt of CPE credit. Prior to the conference, please ensure that you read through the entire email, including any instructions regarding testing your links and verifying your log-in information. 

CPE CERTIFICATES

Unlike other conferences and seminars through TXCPA Houston, CPE certificates will not be sent after the evaluation surveys, rather they will be available immediately after the conclusion of the Conference. The Certificates will be available through the “Certificate” tab on the same page from which you launched your course sessions.

DOWNLOAD A CONFERENCE PROGRAM

AGENDA 

TimeDay 1 - Virtual Webcast
8 - 8:50 a.m.

Planning Vital Survival Practices to Prosper During the Pandemic
Michael Kraten, PhD, CPA

9 - 9:50 a.m.

CARES Act
Jason Sharp, CPA, JD, LLM, Kevin Stewart, CPA, CFE and Eric Diehl, ELC, CTP

10 - 10:50 a.m.Economist Update - Business Economy
Nathaniel Karp, PhD
11 - 11:50 a.m.

Economist Update - Financial Markets
Chris Matlock, CPA, CFA

12:05 - 12:55 p.m.Financial Planning 101
Steven Goodman, CPA, CFP®
1:10 - 2:50 p.m.

Data Stories: Making Data User Friendly 
Danielle Supis-Cheek, CPA, CFE, CVA

3 - 3:50 p.m.

Seeing 2020 -How to focus on Digital Transformation
Jeff Dixon, MS, HCI

4 - 4:50 p.m.Business Etiquette
Daniel Guerra

 

TimeDay 2 - Virtual Webcast
8 - 8:50 a.m.Marketing Your Firm in 2020 
Gina Fontenot
9 - 9:50 a.m.

Reading and Understanding Nonprofit Financials 
Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE

10 - 10:50 a.m.

Teams - Hints, Tips and Best Practices 
Dan Kirshman

11 - 10:50 a.m.

Teams - Hints, Tips and Best Practices
Dave Kerr, CPA and Dan Kirshman

12 - 12:50 p.m.How to Weather the Storm: 5 Steps Businesses Should Take Now
Stephen King, CPA, CGMA
1 - 2:40 p.m.

Cybersecurity: A Commonsense Approach
Kevin Cooke, CFE

Ethics for CPAs: It’s a Matter of Choice
Deanna Sullivan, CPA, CIA, CFE, CGMA, CRMA
3 - 3:50 p.m.Digital Forensics and Accounting: From Data to Damages
Rubik Yeriazarian, CPA, CFE, CFF, and Halen Phan, GCIH, GCFA, ACE
4 - 4:50 p.m.Benefits Plans - Operational and Compliance Lessons Learned from the Audit Trenches
Kristin Ryan, CPA

 

For more information, contact TXCPA Houston at cpe@houstoncpa.org.

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