Follow the 2011 AICPA Tech+ Conference here!!!

Kick off Day with Pre-Conference Coverage is June 12th 2011

Aria Resort and Casino Hotel3730 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109



Day 1 (June 12, 2011):

Day 2 (June 13,  2011):

Day 3 (June 14, 2011):

  • Inspector Gadget
  • Excel based Dashboards
  • Information Security Update
  • IT Budgeting for Small business and CPA firms

Day 4 (June 15, 2011):

  • Five Steps Leaders & Companies Do to achieve success
  • Technology Futures – 2011
  • End of Conferecne


This year’s conference (co-located with the AICPA Practitioners Symposium), is appropriately themed the “New Frontier”, it offers a one-stop learning experience that addresses the impact of our changing economy and the challenges that lie just over the horizon. In this intensive three-day event, you’ll learn about:

  • Current and future technologies to enable you to make efficient, cost-saving, smart technology investments
  • IT Strategies for a Controller
  • Optimizing Your Social Networking Strategy
  • How the rapid shift towards mobile and cloud-based technologies will change the way you conduct business
  • IT Governance for Small Business & CPA Firms
  • Where to find the next growth opportunities
  • What new accounting, audit or tax changes mean to you and your business, and more!

For you convenience – concurrent sessions are broken down into the following tracks (please view the agenda and download complete brochure – see options above)

TECH+ Track Sessions:

CPA Firm: Explores how technology has transformed firm practices, including the changing role of the IT professional, the mobile CPA, and new ways to think about project management.
Tech: Review the latest in products, software, hardware, and apps to help your firm make the right technology commitments.
Consulting: From learning how to build a cloud consulting practice, to tips on IT budgeting and security issues, experts explain what it takes to grow your business.
Business & Industry: Take advantage of deep-dive business intelligence sessions, tips about automating your workflow processes, and understanding IT costing as you plan for the future.

You might also be interested in the following focus areas:

Practical Track Sessions:
A series of interactive panel discussions, case studies and best practices provide real world practical guidance to accounting firms and SMEs from experts who have implemented change.

Practitioners Track Sessions:
These topic areas focuses on information and value-added services that are most relevant to you, your staff, your organization, and your clients.

* Accounting & Auditing: Keep current on the latest standards impacting the profession. Covers major updates on a variety of topics such as: GASB, FASB/IASB, A-133/Yellowbook, and DOL/ERISA.
* Tax: A comprehensive overview of the latest tax issues, including such critical topics as healthcare reform, estate planning, and federal income tax rulings.
* Practice Management: These sessions help you evaluate your firm’s areas of strength, both external and internal, in order to grow revenue, restructure, merge or acquire.
* Opportunity: Experts help you complete an assessment of your firm’s current position, develop new acquisition and retention strategies, and look to new opportunities.

Keynote speakers include:

TECH Update with Randy Johnston, Executive Vice President, K2 Enterprises and Network Management Group Inc.

Professional Issues Update with Paul Stahlin, CPA, Chairman of the Board of Directors, AICPA, and Barry Melancon, CPA, President and CEO of AICPA

Five Steps Leaders & Companies Do to Achieve Success with Jason Jennings, Business Thought Leader, Best Selling Author

Technology Futures 2011 with Rick Richardson

Who Should Attend?
CPAs, CFOs, controllers, CIOs, financial managers, IT technical staff, senior level partners, managing partners, firm administrators, sole practitioners, shareholders and emerging leaders. This event is the ideal organizational retreat for 2011!

For more information or to register for the conference visit the official AICPA web site or follow this link!