March 21, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Norris Conference Center City Centre
Non Member: $275
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8 a.m.-10 a.m. | Technology Update
Gain a high-level, fast-paced review of current and emerging technology available in today’s market.
Bryan Wilton CPA.CITP, MCP, MBSS/ InterDyn BMI – A Columbus Company/ Houston
10 a.m.-10:10 a.m. | Break
10:10 a.m. 11:40 a.m. | Cybersecurity Smarts: A 7-Step Plan for Cost-Effectively Strengthening your Defenses
A graduated plan is described from effectively free things to do to cut risk, up through spending some serious money to try rendering a system fairly bulletproof. The plan steps are prioritized, so organizations can move as far up the ladder as they wish, based on risk tolerance and budget.
Kelce S. Wilson, PhD/ Attorney/Grable Martin Fulton PLLC/Dallas
11:40 a.m.- 12:20 p.m. | Networking Lunch
12:20 p.m.- 2:20 p.m. | Establishing Strong Internal Controls for the “What Could Go Wrong”
Because errors and fraud can and do occur, it is important that your organization establish and maintain a system of internal controls. We will analyze various cases and identify what went wrong and how it could have been prevented.
Celina Cereceres Miller, CPA/Audit Partner/Whitley Penn/Houston
Guadalupe R. Garcia, CPA/Audit Partner/ Whitley Penn/Houston
2:20 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. | Break
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. | Revenue Recognition and Leases
Prepare for a deep dive into two new accounting standards ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and ASC 842, Leases.
Nathen McEown, CPA/Audit Partner/Whitley Penn/Houston
Amanda Beabout, CPA/Audit Senior Manager/Whitley Penn/Houston