2021 Peer Review Conference

Aug 2, 2021 ‐ Aug 4, 2021


About the Conference
We will offer a partial day of optional sessions on Monday, August 2, 2021. Engagements under Governmental Auditing Standards will be held from 8:00 - 10:45am, and Employment Benefit Plans will be held from 11:00am - 2:30pm.


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This includes sessions from the conference: 2021 Peer Review Conference

Sessions Included:

Welcome | AICPA Update (Aug 03, 2021 08:00 AM)

System Review Conference Cases (Aug 03, 2021 11:00 AM)

Engagement Review Conference Cases (Aug 03, 2021 11:00 AM)

A&A Update and Its Impact on Peer Review (Aug 04, 2021 08:00 AM)

Breakout Session for Experienced Peer Reviewers (Aug 04, 2021 09:30 AM)

Breakout Session for New Peer Reviewers (Aug 04, 2021 09:30 AM)

Best Practices for Performing Reviews Remotely (Aug 04, 2021 11:25 AM)

AICPA Technical Hotline's Top A&A Issues Facing CPAs (Aug 04, 2021 02:20 PM)

Standard: $299.00

Sessions

Welcome | AICPA Update iconWelcome | AICPA Update

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Welcome | AICPA Update

Aug 3, 2021 8:00am ‐ Aug 3, 2021 9:20am

Identification: PEER01

Brian Bluhm, Chair of the AICPA Peer Review Board will welcome attendees to the 2021 Peer Review conference.
Sue Coffey, Chief Executive Officer – Public Accounting and Tracey Golden - Chair, will present on high level developments in the accounting world.

Speaker(s):
  • Susan S. Coffey, CPA, CGMA, Chief Executive Officer - Public Accounting, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • Tracey Golden, CPA, CGMA, Immediate Past Chairman, AICPA
Standard: $49.00

System Review Conference Cases iconSystem Review Conference Cases

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System Review Conference Cases

Aug 3, 2021 11:00am ‐ Aug 3, 2021 12:40pm

Identification: PEER03a

Discuss pre-circulated cases focused on System Review-focused circumstances and scenarios.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

Engagement Review Conference Cases

Aug 3, 2021 11:00am ‐ Aug 3, 2021 12:40pm

Identification: PEER03b

Discuss pre-circulated cases focused on Engagement Review-focused circumstances and scenarios.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

A&A Update and Its Impact on Peer Review

Aug 4, 2021 8:00am ‐ Aug 4, 2021 9:15am

Identification: PEER05


Ahava Goldman, Associate Director of A&A Standards, and Alan Long, former Peer Review Board Member and current Auditing Standards Board Member, will discuss updates to standards, their impact on peer review and new standards on the horizon.

Speaker(s):
  • Alan Long, CPA, CITP and CGMA, Managing Member, Baldwin CPAs, PLLC
  • Ahava Goldman, CPA, CGMA, Associate Director, AICPA
Standard: $49.00

Breakout Session for Experienced Peer Reviewers

Aug 4, 2021 9:30am ‐ Aug 4, 2021 11:10am

Identification: PEER06c

Discuss recent peer review guidance changes, address common questions from peer reviewers and cover best practices for getting peer reviews through the report acceptance process.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

Breakout Session for New Peer Reviewers

Aug 4, 2021 9:30am ‐ Aug 4, 2021 11:10am

Identification: PEER06d

Discuss the key elements to the peer review process, the use of the Peer Review Integrated Management Application (PRIMA) during this process and resources available to peer reviewers.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00

Best Practices for Performing Reviews Remotely

Aug 4, 2021 11:25am ‐ Aug 4, 2021 12:15pm

Identification: PEER07

Brian Bluhm and Alan Long will review best practices for performing remote reviews, including a discussion of current guidance in this area, along with lessons learned throughout the pandemic that will increase the efficiency of these reviews.

Speaker(s):
  • Brian Bluhm, CPA, Chief Quality Officer, Eide Bailly LLP
  • Alan Long, CPA, CITP and CGMA, Managing Member, Baldwin CPAs, PLLC
Standard: $49.00

AICPA Technical Hotline's Top A&A Issues Facing CPAs

Aug 4, 2021 2:20pm ‐ Aug 4, 2021 3:10pm

Identification: PEER09


Tom Groskopf and Jennifer Dintsch will discuss the top accounting and auditing issues being managed by the AICPA’s A&A Technical Hotline and how peer reviewers should address these issues if identified in a peer review.

Speaker(s):
  • Jennifer Dintsch, CPA, Technical Manager - Peer Review, AICPA
  • Thomas Groskopf, CPA, Technical Director - Center for Plain English Accounting, AICPA/Barnes, Dennig & Co., Ltd
Standard: $49.00