TEST-PrimeGlobal Virtual Conference: How CPAs Can Lead in the 4th Industrial Revolution — a #FutureReady CPA Event (Copy)


Technology, demographics, and business trends are changing faster than ever before, presenting accounting and business leaders with a unique set of challenges and opportunities.

Being #FutureReady means being aware, predictive, and adaptive as change comes. It means thinking long-term and learning quickly so you don’t just survive change – you thrive in it.

This seminar will help you become #FutureReady by discussing what that means, the skills you need, and examples of how companies are embracing the future.

Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Business Management & Organization
Information Technology
Thomas Hood Donald Tomoff Peter Margaritis Sam Bowling
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Dec 4, 2019
10:30 am - 2:00 pm EST
Total CPE Credits


Day 1

10:30 am
Thriving in Industry 4.0: The Rise of the T-Shaped Professional
Thomas Hood IV, CPA, CITP, CGMA

In order to survive the tech tsunami, accounting and finance professionals will be asked to develop new skill sets and new mindsets. The successful accounting and finance professionals will be those that have deep technical accounting expertise and boundary crossing skills that will allow them to cross over other disciplines and departments and connect the dots in their organizations. The key is to understand how their work fits into the broader corporate strategy of their organizations or firms. This session will cover the latest research and show you how to think about these skills in a useful framework.

11:00 am
The Future Ready CPA: A Walk Through of the Competencies
Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, CSP
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
Tech Trends for Accountants: What To Know and What You Can Do About It
Donald Tomoff, CPA, MBA

AICPA Chair Bill Reeb stated in an July 2019 AICPA interview that “The digital era has swept in a blistering pace of change that’s transforming the world around us. The change is not incremental — it’s exponential.”

Advancing technologies, consumer preferences and higher expectations are dramatically changing the accounting profession. Technologies, including data analytics & BI, artificial intelligence, robotics process automation, cloud, and others, are changing the landscape of the profession.

The barrage of information can be overwhelming and confusion sets in on how to even start. This session will address the major trends accountants should be considering and provide a process by which to think about proceeding.

1:20 pm
How to Implement AI in your Audit Practice
Sam Bowling, CPA, CGMA

AI is changing the landscape of work processes in the future with huge implications for Auditing Practices. This session will include practical tips on how to Implement AI in your Audit Practice from an experienced Partner who has led a transformation within her own firm.

2:00 pm
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