Schedule-at-a-Glance

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Tuesday, June 11

6:30-9 p.m.              Registration
7-8:15 p.m. Pre-Convention Session and Roundtable Discussion: The Impact of Technological Disruption 
8-10 p.m. Pre-Convention Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, June 12

7-9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8-9:40 a.m. Pre-Convention Sessions
1A. Review of Major FASB Projects 1B. Annual Tax Update — Individual Tax Industry1C. Transform into a Future-Ready Leader with the Key Strategic Competencies Emerging Leaders1D. Owning Your Leadership Power Tech Talk 1E. The New Growth Vehicle of CPA/Accounting Firms: The Shift to Microsoft Azure
9:40-10 a.m. Coffee Break
10-11:40 a.m. Pre-Convention Sessions
2A.FASB Update 2B. Annual Tax Update — Corporate/ Partnership Tax Industry 2C. Embrace the Core Skills That Will Future-Proof Your Career and Increase Your Relevance Emerging Leaders2D. The Etiquette of Communication Tech Talk 2E. Global and U.S. Trends in Business Accounting Services and How to Increase Firm Cash Flow 2F. NJCPA Leadership Training
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Exhibit Hall Opens/Lunch with Sponsors and Exhibitors
11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Emerging Leaders Emerging Leaders Lunch
1-1:40 p.m. Opening Remarks and Ovation Award Winners
1:40-2:30 p.m. IssuesWatch Live: Professional Issues Update
2:30-3 p.m. Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors/Refreshment Break
3-3:50 p.m. Keynote: Becoming a Cherished Advisor®: Utilizing Technology and Soft Skills to Create Greater Human Connections
Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA — CEO, The B3 Method Institute
3:50-4:15 p.m. Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors/Refreshment Break
4:15-5:30 p.m. Keynote: Crossing the Generational Divide at Work: Unlock the Hidden Power of Generations to Grow Your Business
Jason Dorsey — Researcher and President, The Center for Generational Kinetics
5:30-7 p.m. Cocktail Reception
9-10:30 p.m. After-Dinner Drinks

Thursday, June 13

6:30-7:15 a.m. Morning Fitness: Walk/Run or Zumba
7-9 a.m. Hot Breakfast Buffet with Sponsors and Exhibitors
8-9:15 a.m. Early-Risers Sessions
Tech Talk 3A. Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Financial Audit 3B. Advanced Strategies for Maximizing Social Security Income Industry3C. Business Longevity Emerging Leaders3D. Eight Tactics for Improving Your Negotiation Skills 3E. Blockchain: Next-Step Applications and Implications for CPAs
8-11:40 a.m. Managing Partners Retreat
9:30-11:10 a.m. Boot Camp Sessions
4A. What you Need to Know About Revenue Recognition, Leases and Non-Attest Services 4B. One Year After the TCJA: How it Changed our Tax Practices Industry4C. The Competent Accountant — Mastering the Controller/CFO Role Emerging Leaders 4D. Think Tank: Building the Firm of the Future Tech Talk 4E. Thriving in the Age of Change: Finance Automation Tools
11:10-11:40 a.m. Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors/Refreshment Break
11:40-11:50 a.m. Opening Remarks
11:50 a.m.-1:05 p.m. Keynote: The Future of Accounting: Observations of a Myopic Futurist
JT Kostman, Ph.D. — Data scientist, Applied AI
1:05-2:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking with Sponsors and Exhibitors
1:05-2:30 p.m. Managing Partners Lunch
Included with Managing Partner Retreat registration
2:30-3:30 p.m. Keynote: Because I Said I Would
Alex Sheen — Founder, because I said I would
3:30-4 p.m. Refreshment Break
4-5:30 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