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November's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

October 26, 2012
November's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

The CFO Playbook on Activity-Based Billing: SMB CFOs, Cost Concerns, and Customized Solutions

November 1

CFO.com

Activity-based billing is gaining more ground as the sluggish economy continues to burden small and midsize companies. One way that growing companies are keeping costs in check is by taking a customized approach to billing, rather than relying on subscription-based, flat-fee models. But just what does this model offer? And is the opportunity worth your company making the switch? During this editorial webcast, Kathleen Hoffelder, Senior Accounting and Tax Editor with CFO.com and CFO magazine, will delve into activity-based billing and talk to two senior executives who are experts on the topic.

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FASB Emerging Issues Task Force Meeting

November 1

FASB Boardroom

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Excel: Intermediate Pivot Tables

November 2

CFO.com

Pivot tables are the most powerful feature in Excel, yet many users do little with the tool claiming that it is too cumbersome and time-consuming to learn anything beyond the basics. Now is your chance to move beyond the fundamentals and get the most out of pivot tables -- quickly -- with easy-to-follow demonstrations during this intermediate-level Webcast taught by Bill "MrExcel" Jelen.

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Improving Vendor Tax Reporting: Electronic W-8 and W-9

November 5

CFO.com

Learn how to improve the effectiveness of your foreign vendor tax reporting, and as a result avoid the risks associated with under reporting nonresident alien (NRA) income to the Internal Revenue Service. This webcast focuses on how to help you steer clear of IRS compliance violations by properly validating, documenting and efficiently processing Forms W-9 and W-8 using electronic systems.

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AICPA Real Estate Conference

November 5-6

Las Vegas, NV

Every day, there are more optimistic signs that the real estate market is slowly growing. Yet financial professionals are still faced with a myriad of daunting challenges, tight credit markets, and demanding clients who are looking for strategic solutions that will position them for success. The AICPA Real Estate Conference, the industry’s premier real estate event, zeroes in on those crucial challenges and is specifically designed to educate you on the newest ideas, technologies, techniques and rules to help you and your clients succeed.

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Experts' Guide to Selecting Accounting Software

November 6

CFO.com

Join us for this Webcast, which features accounting software experts Taylor Macdonald and Lindy Antonelli. Taylor Macdonald has more than 20 years in the industry and was listed six times in the Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting. Lindy Antonelli is a partner at Armanino McKenna, which has been honored as one of the 25 "Best of the Best" accounting firms in the nation. During this webcast, Taylor and Lindy will show you how to simplify the process of selecting new accounting software.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

November 7

FASB Boardroom

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Accounts Payable for Small and Growing Companies

November 7

CFO.com

Avoid the payment process risks that could put a smaller company out of business. Learn to handle your accounts payable function correctly, so you can effectively mitigate such risks as fraud, duplicate payments, and running afoul of the IRS. There is no reason why poor processes should threaten your business, and this hour-long webcast will identify the challenges and provide cost-efficient solutions to solve your biggest payment headaches.

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AICPA National Tax Conference

November 7-8

Washington, DC

The AICPA National Tax Conference, Election Day + 1, is the first tax conference of its kind to occur post-election and will address the election results and what they mean to you and your tax clients.  Prominent national tax professionals and government leaders offer sessions that will provide information on expiring and likely legislation, the deficits, international competitiveness of U.S. firms, and the increasingly large tax gap.

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Meeting with the FASB’s Small Business Advisory Committee

November 8                      

FASB Boardroom

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What are CFOs Worldwide Planning in 2013? Hear the Latest Findings of the Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey

November 8

CFO.com

During this webcast, we'll dig deep into the findings of the latest Duke University/CFO magazine Global Business Outlook survey with CFO Editorial Director Kate O'Sullivan to reveal what finance executives are saying about their hiring plans, their plans to spend on technology and R&D, and their top concerns about the economy today. We'll also explore the trends in other world regions, including Asia, Europe, and Latin America, which was newly added to the survey this year. We invite you to join this valuable, informative, and data-driven look at the state of the economy today -- and into the future.

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AICPA Controllers Workshop

November 8-9

Atlanta, GA

Developed by controllers for controllers, the AICPA Controllers Workshop prepares you to successfully negotiate current and future demands.  Led by successful experts in this field who will share their knowledge and best practices gained from years of personal experience, this interactive, hands-on learning workshop will give you solutions you can immediately apply. 

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CFF Exam Review Course

November 9-10

Orlando, FL

The AICPA Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Exam Review Course is the only comprehensive program backed by the resources and collective expertise of forensic accounting professionals associated with the nation's premier membership organization for CPAs, the AICPA. The goal of this review course is to prepare candidates for taking and passing the CFF examination. Individuals taking the course will receive a comprehensive overview of the forensic accounting information necessary for taking the exam.

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ABV Exam Review Course

November 9-10

Orlando, FL

The AICPA ABV Exam Review Course is the only comprehensive program backed by the resources and collective expertise of business valuation professionals associated with the nation's premier membership organization for CPAs, the AICPA. The goal of this review course is to prepare candidates for taking and passing the written ABV Exam. Individuals taking the course will receive a comprehensive overview of the business valuation information necessary for taking the exam, test-taking tips and access to numerous review questions.

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AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

November 11

Orlando, FL

The AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference combines the AICPA National Forensic Accounting Conference along with the AICPA National Business Valuation Conference.  They have been combined to provide a one-stop learning experience for both the forensic and valuation practitioner.  This event gathers the top forensic accounting and business valuation experts and focuses on subject matter most relevant to your professional development and business needs. 

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AICPA & PDI National Oil & Gas Conference

November 13-15

Denver, CO

With hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling making headlines, oil prices still in flux, and other energy related trends impacting your clients’ business, it’s essential for you to clearly understand the issues so you can impart that knowledge to your clients. To help strategically guide you through these challenging times, the AICPA and PDI have jointly developed the National Oil & Gas Conference. Join leading experts and senior professionals for a comprehensive look at the financial, legislative and political issues facing the oil and gas industry. This two-and a half day conference features unique industry insights as well as tax, legal and accounting updates related to the oil and gas industry.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

November 14

FASB Boardroom

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Excel: Learn, Design, Troubleshoot VLOOKUP

November 15

CFO.com

VLOOKUP is one of Microsoft Excel's most useful and powerful tools for helping finance professionals do their job faster, and better, by allowing them to join two lists based on a common field. During this webcast geared to intermediate and advanced users, Bill "MrExcel" Jelen provides a plain-English explanation of Microsoft Excel's VLOOKUP function, and then moves into step-by-step lessons that range from how to enter your first VLOOKUP to practical examples of how finance professionals can use the function more creatively and reliably.

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Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting

November 15

FASB Boardroom

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AICPA Healthcare Industry Conference

November 15-16

Las Vegas, NV

The Healthcare Industry Conference is an unparalleled opportunity to gain the information and techniques you need to know to stay on top of trends to benefit your practice and your client offerings. With access to some of the nation’s top healthcare specialists, you’ll get up-to-the-minute information on the latest developments in healthcare issues. Featuring leading healthcare experts who will cover the most important accounting, auditing, legislative, regulatory, legal, tax, valuation and operational issues in the industry. With panel discussions, Q&As, and interactive sessions, it’s your opportunity to be invigorated with new thinking, cutting-edge strategies, and come away with valuable insights and tools you can implement immediately.

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FASB Education Session               

November 15

FASB Boardroom

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Accounting Basics for Finance Professionals, Part One

November 16

CFO.com

You may be adept at navigating sophisticated financial transactions, however it may have been a while since you reviewed how financial statements factor into your business decisions. In Part One of this webcast, participants will examine the practical interrelationship between finance and the accounting transactions that flow through your company on a daily basis, and learn how reviewing the basics of corporate accounting can help inform finance decisions.

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Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting          

November 19-20             

FASB Boardroom

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

November 20

FASB Boardroom

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Accounting Basics for Finance Professionals, Part Two

November 20

CFO.com

In Part Two of this webcast for financial professionals learn how to use the "Accounting Matrix" to categorize accounting transactions to create financial statements. Once categorized, use this practical knowledge to make better informed decisions based on the interrelationship of financial statements and business transactions.

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The CFO Playbook on Integrated Reporting: Integrating Sustainability into Financial Disclosures

November 27

CFO.com

This webcast targets public and private companies that publish -- or are considering publishing -- sustainability reports. The session includes an overview of the Global Reporting Initiative framework, which is used by most of the world's companies to report on their economic, environmental, social, and governance performance. The session also covers advice on what to include in a sustainability report, how to begin pulling together the data for the report, as well as a review of key integrated reporting metrics and scoring, and real-world examples of effective integrated reports.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

November 28

FASB Boardroom

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Meeting with the FASB’s Investors Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)

November 29

FASB Boardroom

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The CFO Playbook on Cloud Computing: Cloud FAQs for CFOs

November 29

CFO.com

Many have said that the cloud can transform a business, but for some, it's not clear how. How much are you spending now, and how will the cloud lower that cost? What are the other cost benefits everyone keeps talking about? And what about the risks, like shadow IT and security concerns? What if your cloud vendor goes out of business? This webcast will teach finance executives what they need to know about cloud computing, and why they need to know it.

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AICPA / SIFMA FMS Conference on the Securities Industry

November 29-30

New York, NY

At the AICPA/SIFMA FMS Conference on the Securities Industry, you can gain the most comprehensive updates and insights on accounting and regulatory issues from key industry experts and regulators. This intensive program gives you first-hand access to regulators and exposure to the latest developments, in-depth analysis and thought provoking Q&A sessions with industry insiders.

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Roadmap for Profitably Moving Your Client Accounting Services Practice to the Cloud

December 3-4

New York, NY

Cloud Technology is playing a transformative role in the way accounting firms and small businesses operate today—enabling firms to revitalize their client accounting services line and provide value-added bundled services that may include bill management, financial reporting, payroll and more via a cloud based accounting platform. As progressive firms make the transition from on-premise to cloud solutions, there are many practice development implications that need to  be addressed—including how best to staff the client accounting services areas of your firm, how to package and price your services, how to engage your clients and market the solutions. To help you navigate this change, CPA2Biz has developed this comprehensive 12-CPE credit, group-live two-day workshop.

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AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments

December 3-5

Washington, DC

Obtain the latest and most comprehensive SEC and PCAOB updates directly from the regulators at the AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments. Don’t miss the latest accounting and reporting issues that affect SEC reporting entities and their auditors. You’ll also benefit at the conference from interactive learning experiences and numerous networking opportunities. If you cannot attend the live conference, you may wish to attend at one of the simulcast locations, New York City, San Francisco, or Chicago.  You also have the option of attending our virtual conference.

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2012 AICPA National Construction Industry Conference

December 6-7

Las Vegas, NV

The 2012 AICPA National Construction Industry Conference is designed to bring together top industry experts and thought leaders to share their insights and experience to help guide you through today’s complex construction industry – the new complexities, the biggest challenges and where there’s room for new opportunities. Having a deep understanding of the latest trends, strategies, and best practices is essential for financial professionals to be successful. Considered the benchmark conference for those in the construction industry, this two-day conference will address the most critical issues facing the industry, and offer innovative thinking and solid solutions to streamline processes, adapt changes and improve your company’s or client’s position in the marketplace.

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