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Tuesday, June 12

6:30-9 p.m.              Registration
7-7:50 p.m. Pre-Convention Session: Secrets of Effective Networking and Creating a Stand-out Persona
virtual and in-person options will be available
8-10 p.m. Pre-Convention Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, June 13

7-9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8-9:40 a.m. Pre-Convention Sessions
1A. 2018 FASB and AICPA Update (Part One) 1B. Individual Tax Update Industry1C. Aligning Budgets to Strategy — The Key to Long-Term Profitability Emerging Leaders1D. Thanks for the Feedback — Lessons in Giving and Receiving Feedback 1E. OneNote — Mastering Organization of Your Notes and Correspondence
9:40-9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
9:50-11:55 a.m. Pre-Convention Sessions
2A.FASB and AICPA Update (Part Two) 2B. Corporate/ Partnership Tax Update Industry 2C. Driving Performance with Metrics Emerging Leaders2D. Finding and Applying Your Strengths 2E. Office 365 — Software Applications Lightning Round Review 2F. NJCPA Leadership Training
11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Exhibit Hall Opens/Lunch with Sponsors and Exhibitors
12-12:50 p.m. Emerging Leaders Emerging Leaders Lunch
12:50-2 p.m. Opening Remarks and IssuesWatch Live: State of the Profession
2-3:15 p.m. Keynote: Designing Your Business for the 21st Century
Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century
3:20-4:15 p.m. Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors/Refreshment Break
4:15-5:30 p.m. Keynote: Rubber-Band Resilience: How New Jersey CPAs Can Stretch without Snapping During Disruptive Events
Kathy Parry — corporate energy expert
5:30-7 p.m. Cocktail Reception
9-10:30 p.m. After-Dinner Drinks

Thursday, June 14

6:30-7:15 a.m. Multigenerational Walk/Run
7-9 a.m. Hot Breakfast Buffet with Sponsors and Exhibitors
8-8:50 a.m. Early-Risers Sessions
3A. Soft Landings: How to Help Your Clients Plan for a Happy, Healthy and Rewarding Next-Life Stage 3B. Savvy Social Security Planning Emerging Leaders3C. What’s My Plan? Strategically Designing Your Future to Get Ahead 3D. Top Technology Trends - 2018
8:-10:30 a.m. Managing Partners Retreat
9-10:15 a.m. Boot Camp Sessions
4A. How to Provide and Request Alternative Accounting and Auditing Services 4B. 2018 Tax Reform Update: Qualified Business Income Deduction Industry4C. Understanding the New Lease Accounting Standard — Are We There Yet? 4D. Blockchain Technology: What Every CPA Should Know
10:15-10:50 a.m. Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors/Refreshment Break
10:50-11 a.m. Opening Remarks
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Keynote: Growing Professionally and Common Success Characteristics of Great Leaders and High Performers
Allan D. Koltin, CPA, CGMA — Koltin Consulting Group, Inc.
12:15-1:45 p.m. Lunch and Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors
12:15-1:45 p.m. Managing Partners Lunch
1:45-3 p.m. Keynote: The Loyalty Switch
James Kane, author and expert on loyalty
3-3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30-5 p.m. NJCPA Annual Business Meeting
7-11 p.m. Closing Dinner and After Party 
I Industry: Education geared to CPAs working in private industry; for CFOs and financial accountants
EL Emerging Leaders: Education focused on professional development; for entry- to mid-level accounting professionals
Tech Talk Tech Talk: Education on emerging technologies and trends; for all accounting professionals

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