December 13th, 1-2pm EST
AWARE: FRAMING THE GLOBAL CONVERSATION
To have a constructive discussion about our future, we must start by identifying the major societal and technological changes that are fundamentally shifting what it means to be a CPA. In this opening session, we will identify major shifts that are impacting our profession, including deregulation and licensing, automation & AI, and the generation gap. By the end, you will be prepared and excited to embrace the opportunities ahead.
Speakers: Rick Reisig, CPA; Lindsay Stevenson, CPA, CGMA; Dan Hood; Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA
December 13th, 2:05-3:05pm EST
ADAPT: YOUR CHECKLIST TO THE FUTURE
To be future ready, how do we leverage new tools and systems to properly capture the opportunities in front of us? In this session, our panelists will discuss the implications of such trends as emerging technologies, refocused investment priorities, and data analytics. Join us as we think critically about our reshaped roles in the years ahead.
Speakers: Jagruti Solanki, CPA, MBA, CGMA; Samantha Bowling, CPA, CGMA; Michael Cerami; Rick Telberg
December 13th, 3:10-4:10:pm EST
PREDICT: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CO-CREATING A PATH FORWARD
We have an opportunity to work together to shape the future we want. The pace of change isn’t slowing anytime soon, so we need to leverage our history to understand our future. In this session, our panelists will forecast market opportunities, identify pockets of residual value, and discuss future skills and investments to develop. Join us and share your perspectives on thriving amidst the change turbulence.
Speakers: Jeffrey Thomson, CMA, CSCA, CAE; Tashia Batstone, MBA, FCPA, FCA; Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA; Tom Hood CPA, CGMA, CITP