Conferences

Network, learn, implement and succeed

WICPA conferences provide you one of the best opportunities to hear from both local and national subject matter experts about the most relevant topics and timely issues while also connecting with fellow accounting and business professionals.

Registration links for past conferences are removed after the event. For upcoming conferences, links to view the specific sessions, descriptions and speakers will be added under the conferences approximately eight weeks prior to its date.

CPAs in Industry Spring Conference

The CPAs in Industry Spring Conference provides CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Directors, Managers and accounting staff with updates on current and upcoming issues and implications affecting various areas of business, including the economy, accounting and auditing, financial planning, operations, human resources, technology, ethics, tax laws, and improved ways to manage a changing workplace.

2019 CPAs in Industry Spring Conference
March 21 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee
April 24 at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Green Bay


Financial Institutions Conference

The Financial Institutions Conference covers a number of specialized topics, including regulatory and legislative updates, compliance issues, CECL, blockchain, fraud, ethics and the latest economic conditions that financial institutions need to know. Professionals who should attend this conference include CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Directors, Managers and other financial staff serving all sizes and types of financial institutions.

2019 Financial Institutions Conference
May 13 at Milwaukee Marriott West, Waukesha


School District Audit Conference

The School District Audit Conference provides both beginner and advanced auditors of Wisconsin school districts with the latest auditing updates, developments and tools they can use to better serve school districts and their communities. Conference attendees include Partners, Principals, Shareholders, Controllers, Directors, Managers, school business officials and other accounting and auditing staff who work with school district audits.

2019 School District Audit Conference
May 23 at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells


CPAs in Industry Fall Conference

The CPAs in Industry Fall Conference provides CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Directors, Managers and accounting staff with updates on current and upcoming issues and implications affecting various areas of business, including the economy, accounting and auditing, financial planning, operations, human resources, technology, ethics, tax laws, and improved ways to manage a changing workplace.

2019 CPAs in Industry Fall Conference
Sept. 9 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee

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Oct. 17 at Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wisconsin Dells

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Not-for-Profit Accounting Conference

The Not-for-Profit Accounting Conference covers a variety of specialized topics specifically addressing the accounting and financial issues facing not-for-profits and health care organizations. This conference is designed for CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Directors, Managers, accounting staff, and other financial and administrative professionals serving not-for-profits and health care organizations.

2019 Not-for-Profit Accounting Conference
Sept. 24 at Sheraton Hotel, Brookfield

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Tax Conference

The Tax Conference is the must-attend event to stay current on changing federal and Wisconsin tax laws and issues with experts in tax and related fields offering detailed updates and tips to serve clients and their companies. This two-day conference is for professionals with all levels of experience in public practice and industry, as well as practicing attorneys, corporate counsel, and business and financial managers.

2019 Tax Conference
Nov. 7-8 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee


Accounting & Auditing Conference

The Accounting & Auditing Conference provides professionals in public accounting, industry and government, as well as their staff with information on current changes and timely issues in auditing standards, FASB, GASB, government managing, improving data and document workflow, and accounting and financial reporting.

2019 Accounting & Auditing Conference
Nov. 20 at Sheraton Hotel, Brookfield


Technology Conference

The Technology Conference focuses on in-depth coverage of technology issues, solutions and advancements that improve efficiency and effectiveness for professionals with all levels of experience in all areas of the profession.

2019 Technology Conference
Dec. 12-13 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee

Sponsorship Opportunities

For details on sponsoring one or more WICPA conference, visit our Sponsorship Opportunities page or contact Terry Felker.

Have a suggestion for a new conference?

If there's a new field of study, specialty area of the profession or topic you would like us to have a conference for, please let us know your suggestions by contacting us at comments@wicpa.org.