Controllers and Global Manufacturing Conference 2018

Nov 14, 2018 ‐ Nov 16, 2018


Join peers who know the opportunities and challenges you face, and have the answers you need, during the 2018 AICPA Controllers Conference.

This event addresses the responsibilities shared by controllers, across industries nationwide, for a learning experience that targets your specific goals and interests.

You’ll walk away with a sense of comradery and a set of strategies for reaching your next career milestone.

There’s no shortage of headlines around trade deals, global politics and market fluctuations.

We’ll help you stay true to your organizational goals through it all, by defining your strategies and preparing for whatever comes your way.

The AICPA Global Manufacturing Conference provides an in-depth review of economic and geopolitical factors, so you can prepare and adjust to protect your company, strategy and bottom line.

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This includes sessions from the conference: Controllers and Global Manufacturing Conference 2018

Sessions Included:

Welcome & Introduction & Economic Outlook (Nov 14, 2018 01:00 PM)

Are You a Victim of Fraud? Probably. So What Can You Do About it... (Nov 14, 2018 02:35 PM)

M&A Due Diligence (Nov 14, 2018 02:35 PM)

Workforce For Manufacturers (Nov 14, 2018 02:35 PM)

Tax Reform - Opportunities & Challenges (Nov 14, 2018 02:35 PM)

Corporate Governance: Leverage Effective Counsel to Influence Changes and Impact Business Performance (Nov 15, 2018 07:00 AM)

R&D Tax Credit Bootcamp (Nov 15, 2018 07:00 AM)

Latest Trends in Manufacturing – 5 T’s (Nov 15, 2018 07:00 AM)

Controllers Announcements & Introduction & Accounting In Extraordinary Times (Nov 15, 2018 07:55 AM)

Kiss Theory Goodbye: Transitioning Cost Accounting to an Innovative, Responsive Management Tool (Nov 15, 2018 08:00 AM)

Blockchain & Manufacturing: A Sure Bet for the Future (Nov 15, 2018 08:00 AM)

FASB, SEC, & Tax Update (Nov 15, 2018 08:55 AM)

Manufacturing Announcements & Introduction & Seven Practices Finance Must Change to Live Future Ready (Nov 15, 2018 09:25 AM)

GAAP & SEC Deep Dive (Nov 15, 2018 09:55 AM)

Being the Strategic Influencer in the Age of the Jetsons (Nov 15, 2018 09:55 AM)

Tax Update (Nov 15, 2018 11:10 AM)

Leading Positive Change (Nov 15, 2018 11:10 AM)

Controlling Employee Benefit Cost (Nov 15, 2018 11:10 AM)

Understanding the Best Uses of Finance in the Cloud (Nov 15, 2018 01:30 PM)

PACCAR's Silicon Valley Innovation Center (Nov 15, 2018 01:30 PM)

Presenting Financial Information to Non-Financial People (Nov 15, 2018 03:05 PM)

The Art of Asking Powerful Questions (Nov 15, 2018 03:05 PM)

Best In Class Logistics - Maximizing Margins, Growth, and Competitive Positioning (Nov 15, 2018 03:05 PM)

Creating an AWESOME FP&A Team (Nov 15, 2018 03:05 PM)

Sales Tax Update (Nov 16, 2018 07:00 AM)

Top 5 Technology Trends Controllers & CFOs Need to Know (Nov 16, 2018 07:00 AM)

Controllers Announcements & Introduction & Managing Transformation in a Fast-Changing Business Environment (Nov 16, 2018 07:55 AM)

Manufacturing Announcements & Introduction & Digital Security Update - Business and Personal Angles (Nov 16, 2018 07:55 AM)

Threats to Your Control Environment (Nov 16, 2018 09:25 AM)

API & Data Integration (Nov 16, 2018 09:25 AM)

E-Commerce Fulfillment Operations (Nov 16, 2018 09:25 AM)

Product Costing, Sale Price Impact, Tax and Accounting Implications (Nov 16, 2018 09:25 AM)

Lead Like a Legend: How to Master Your Influence (Nov 16, 2018 11:10 AM)

Standard: $379.00

Sessions

Emotional IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence

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Emotional Intelligence

Nov 14, 2018 8:00am ‐ Nov 14, 2018 12:00pm

Identification: CAM18101

This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. We will be discussing the importance of Emotional Intelligence for Leaders and it's impact on performance and morale. We will look at (5) key competencies of EI and how they manifest themselves in our day-to-day interactions with stakeholders.

  • Identify and discuss (5) competencies of Emotional Intelligence and their impact on performance and morale in the workplace
  • Develop an action plan to address the greatest opportunity for the participants of these (5) competencies for each of them.

    Speaker(s):
    • Mike Edge, MBA, President, The Xtra Mile Group
    • Dave Brandt, Vice President of Business Development, The Xtra Mile Group
    Tags: Controllers
    Standard: $79.00

    A Whole New World: Changes in Revenue Recognition & Leases

    Nov 14, 2018 8:00am ‐ Nov 14, 2018 12:00pm

    Identification: CAM18103

    This workshop is not available as part of the Online or Flex Pass registration options. In this session, we will discuss changes that are currently or soon will be impacting the financial reporting and disclosure requirements for manufacturing and distribution companies as it relates to FASB ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers and FASB ASU No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). In addition, the session will describe changes that will likely impact internal controls and processes over financial reporting, creditor covenant requirements, contract provisions and arrangements, internal projections, company valuations, and other related impacts and describe effective methods for adoption and implementation.

    • Educate the audience on the changes impacting U.S. GAAP accounting standards for revenue recognition and leases.
    • Discuss how these U.S. GAAP changes will disrupt internal controls and processes over financial reporting, creditor covenant requirements, contract provisions and arrangements, internal projections, company valuations, and other related topics related to these new standards.
    • Discuss best practices for adoption and implementation of these new accounting standards.

      Speaker(s):
      Standard: $79.00

      Welcome & Introduction & Economic Outlook

      Nov 14, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Nov 14, 2018 2:25pm

      Identification: CAM1801

      We are in the tenth year of the economic expansion following the "Great Recession" of 2008 and 2009. During the economic downturn the economy experienced outsized losses in the housing, manufacturing and jobs. Yet, the recovery and expansion has been restrained. While unemployment rates are very low, solid wage gains remains elusive. Inflation has been low and below the Federal Reserve's target for several years, but the Fed has begun to remove its very accommodative policy. 

      Mr. Strauss will look at the performance of the overall macro economy with specific attention paid to key economic sectors and indicators for the U.S. economy over the next several years.

      • Key drivers of economic growth
      • Risks to the economic outlook
      • Outlook for Monetary Policy

        Speaker(s):
        • William A. Strauss, CBE, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
        Standard: $49.00

        Are You a Victim of Fraud? Probably. So What Can You Do About it...

        Nov 14, 2018 2:35pm ‐ Nov 14, 2018 3:50pm

        Identification: CAM1802

        According to the Kroll Global Fraud 2017/2018 report, 84% of US Companies suffered at least one type of fraud in the last year. This session will cover preventative steps that you can take to protect your organization.

        • Identify common fraud risks at your organization.
        • Learn common controls that mitigate risks as well as think about how to design controls specific to your organization.

          Speaker(s):
          Tags: Controllers
          Standard: $49.00

          M&A Due DiligenceM&A Due Diligence

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          M&A Due Diligence

          Nov 14, 2018 2:35pm ‐ Nov 14, 2018 3:50pm

          Identification: CAM1803

          Due Diligence Activities in Merger and Acquisition Transactions:

          • Obtain information to analyze risks associated with transaction.
          • Discuss items to request to examine the potential commercial terms contemplated.

          Speaker(s):
          • David Loev, CPA, JD, Managing Partner, The Loev Law Firm, P.C.
          • Chris Hatten, CPA, CVA, CM&AA, Director, Audit, PKF Texas
          Tags: Controllers
          Standard: $49.00

          Workforce For Manufacturers Workforce For Manufacturers

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          Workforce For Manufacturers

          Nov 14, 2018 2:35pm ‐ Nov 14, 2018 3:50pm

          Identification: CAM1804

          Even in times of low unemployment, skilled labor is difficult to find and keep, in part because our education system is not preparing students with skills that translate directly to the manufacturing workforce. This presentation outlines the skilled-workforce shortage facing manufacturing today, and how the CareerWise modern youth-apprenticeship program can help address it by moving business from being merely a consumer of talent to becoming a producer of talent.

          • Understand the origin and short- and long-term benefits of modern youth apprenticeship as a new talent-acquisition strategy for the manufacturing industry.
          • Receive a broader understanding of how modern youth apprenticeship can support talent-acquisition strategies for the accounting industry in general.

            Speaker(s):
            • Noel Ginsburg, CEOFounder and CEO, InterTech Plastics CEO, CareerWise Colorado
            Standard: $49.00

            Tax Reform - Opportunities & Challenges

            Nov 14, 2018 2:35pm ‐ Nov 14, 2018 3:50pm

            Identification: CAM1805

            Congress recently enacted the largest tax bill in history - a new law with far-reaching consequences for businesses of all types and sizes. The session will provide an update on the implementation of the new law at the federal level as well as with the states.

            • Understand how the new law is constructed and how it effects businesses.
            • Understand what parts of the law have been implemented by the federal government as well as by the states.

              Speaker(s):
              Standard: $49.00

              Corporate Governance: Leverage Effective Counsel to Influence Changes and Impact Business Performance

              Nov 15, 2018 7:00am ‐ Nov 15, 2018 7:50am

              Identification: CAM18201

              Utilizing Counsel to Influence Changes and Impact Business Performance in Corporate Governance.

              • Importance of involving counsel to be proactive in establishing controls that reduce risk and influence change to increase business results
              • Understanding the board of directors responsibility and the lawyer's role in corporate governance

                Speaker(s):
                • David Loev, CPA, JD, Managing Partner, The Loev Law Firm, P.C.
                Tags: Controllers
                Standard: $49.00

                R&D Tax Credit BootcampR&D Tax Credit Bootcamp

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                R&D Tax Credit Bootcamp

                Nov 15, 2018 7:00am ‐ Nov 15, 2018 7:50am

                Identification: CAM18202

                Did you know the federal and over 40 state legislatures have devised multiple tax incentives for certain Research & Development (“R&D”) expenses and activities? A majority of all credits claimed are by Fortune 500 corporations because of the lack of knowledge that such R&D incentives are widely applicable to many activities and industries. Even those that are aware of the power of R&D incentives and their wide applicability lack the expertise to appropriately identify and substantiate the claims.

                BRAYN will present on the history, background, eligibility, requirements, and special issues, as well as provide case studies, of several little-known but highly lucrative R&D tax credits.

                Speaker(s):
                • Yong Jeon, JD, LL.M. (Taxation), Partner, BRAYN Consulting LLC
                • Brady Bryan, JD, CEO, CEO, BRAYN Consulting LLC
                Tags: Controllers
                Standard: $49.00

                Latest Trends in Manufacturing – 5 T’s

                Nov 15, 2018 7:00am ‐ Nov 15, 2018 7:50am

                Identification: CAM18203


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                Standard: $49.00
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