2020 Virtual Annual Meeting CPE [AM-CPE]

May 28, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm


Professional Development / Tech.

Credit Hours:



Member: $87.50
Non-member: $150.00

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Discussion Leader: Various

Website registration for this course closes on May 27, 2020. To register after this date please contact the society at akcpa@ak.net or 907-562-4334.

Full Description

Virtual Annual Meeting / 3-Hours CPE (AM-CPE)

Professional Standards, Jury Standards & Managing the Risks (1.5-Hours CPE)
Cyber-Liability & the Credit Card Industry (1-Hour CPE)
Advocating for the CPA Profession in a Time of Crisis (.5 Hours CPE)

AKCPA Member Fee / Includes 3-Hours CPE:
$75 (Login to your AKCPA Account to see discounted fee / discount given at checkout)

May 28th, 2020

11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Professional Standards, Jury Standards & Managing the Risks (1.5-Hours CPE)

The top malpractice issues facing todays CPA are the same issues and themes that we have faced for over three decades. Many issues and risk management strategies remain the same, but some are new and others have changed. Our profession is constantly under scrutiny. CPAs must be prepared to meet professional standards, jury expectations and the related risks. To address these challenges, professionals must be attentive to threats and respond with risk management best practices. CAMICOs understanding of the accounting profession is integral to the development of this presentation, which offers insight into practice risks, how to avoid getting into trouble, and how to get out of it when you do. Use these concepts and tools to make risk management a profitable component of your practice.

Participants will:
- Develop a better understanding of CPA liability risks the real world of CPA malpractice
- Discover risk management techniques to protect a firm and better serve clients considering the current legal and professional environment
- Listen to CAMICO war stories
- Learn practical ideas to avoid claims:
-- When performing tax services
-- When preparing or reporting on financial statements
--When providing consulting services
-- Involving fraud allegations

Designed For: All CPAs and Accounting Professionals

CPE Credits: 1.5

Level of Knowledge: Basic / Intermediate

Discussion Leader: Duncan B. Will, CPA/ABVCFF, CFE

12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. / Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Cyber-Liability & the Credit Card Industry (1-Hour CPE)

Course Description:
With cyber-attacks on the rise, even minor updates to your security procedures and policies can go a long way towards protecting sensitive systems and data. In this CPE webinar, CPACharge's Amy Mann will discuss easy ways for CPAs and accounting professionals to protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.

Learning Objectives:
- Some of the most common security threats facing CPAs today
- Step-by-step instructions to keep your networks, internal systems, and data as secure as possible
- What security standards you should be looking for when considering third-party vendors

Designed For: Accounting and Business Professionals

CPE Credits: 1

Level of Knowledge: Basic

Discussion Leader: Amy Mann

2:15 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
Advocating for the CPA Profession in a Time of Crisis (.5-Hours CPE)

Course Description:
The coronavirus pandemic has altered the way many businesses operate. It has also changed the ways in which CPA advocates influence policymakers. How do organizations lobby during a crisis? How do organizations testify in a time of social distancing? This workshop highlights advocacy strategies and insights into this new paradigm.

Level of Knowledge: Basic / Intermediate

Designed For: All CPAs and Accounting Professionals

CPE Credits: .5

Discussion Leader: James Cox, AICPA Associate Director, State Regulation & Legislation

3:00 p.m.
Annual Meeting followed by Virtual Networking & Trivia