Accounting Technology Conference Livestream

Accounting Technology Conference Livestream

Accounting Technology Conference Livestream

Overview

Attend this year’s Accounting Technology Conference to hear from top national accounting technology consultants about the latest updates and insights on Power BI tools, Office 365, 2021 technology trends, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and more.

Accounting and business professionals in all levels and areas of the profession, including public practice, business and industry, government and nonprofit organizations will benefit greatly by attending.

Please Note: For the safety of attendees, presenters, staff and vendors, this year’s Accounting Technology Conference will be presented online via WICPA CPE Livestream.

8.8 CPE Credits

Registration

Registration is open through 12/07. Register by 11/23 for Early Bird Pricing.

Member Price

$349 / $319 Early-Bird pricing ends on 11/23/2021. / $299 Super Early-Bird pricing ends on 11/07/2021.

Nonmember Price

$449 / $419 Early-Bird pricing ends on 11/23/2021. / $399 Super Early-Bird pricing ends on 11/07/2021.

Student Price

$30

Tuesday, December 7

8:00am to 4:40pm (Check-In 8:00am)

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Agenda

Tuesday, Dec 7th

8:00AM TO 8:10AM / General Session

Angela Thomas, Expenditure & Revenue Accounting Section Chief, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

8:10AM TO 9:50AM / General Session

John Higgins, Strategic Technology Advisor, CPA Crossings

There are a number of emerging technologies in play today that are transforming and disintermediating virtually every type of business. This session will provide a review of the key emerging technologies and discuss their impact and potential including: current state of cloud computing, Internet of Things, big data, data analytics, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology.

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10:00AM TO 11:00AM / General Session

Bryan Smith, Chief Learning Officer, CPA Crossings

This session will provide an overview of the various Power BI tools and discuss Microsoft's Power BI Strategy. We will begin by explaining the challenges faced by many accountants when it comes to analyzing data in Excel. You will learn how each Power BI tool reduces the challenges and improves your data analytic skills, as well as gain a complete understanding of when to use which tool.

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11:10AM TO 12:10PM / General Session

John Higgins, Strategic Technology Advisor, CPA Crossings

The evolution of cryptocurrency in recent years has not only engaged the financial world but it has also achieved an aggregate market value approaching $2 trillion. As the concept of money continues to transform to digital format globally, we can anticipate that cryptocurrencies will play an increasing role. This session will explain the fundamentals of the cryptocurrency market with a focus on Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the blockchain technology they are built on.

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12:40PM TO 2:20PM / General Session

Bryan Smith, Chief Learning Officer, CPA Crossings

This session will provide a deep dive into the Excel based Power Query and Power Pivot add-ins. You will learn to use Power Query to access and transform your data with the ability for one-click refresh of new data. After we have accessed our data, you will learn to use Power Pivot to build a data model and create advanced calculations that will enhance the analysis of your data.

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2:30PM TO 3:30PM / General Session

John Higgins, Strategic Technology Advisor, CPA Crossings

One of the most important lessons learned from the coronavirus is that virtually every type of business needs to be able to communicate, collaborate and share knowledge with a remote workforce. The Office 365 ecosystem of applications provides the tools to do just that, but most organizations are only scratching the surface of the potential of Office 365. This session will review a number of the key apps to help you understand just how far reaching the potential of Office 365 can be.

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3:40PM TO 4:40PM / General Session

Bryan Smith, Chief Learning Officer, CPA Crossings

This session will demonstrate the use of visualization to create digital dashboards to better understand your data. Go beyond the typical use of Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts and use the Excel Power Pivot data model to create interactive visualizations that allows you to drill into a detailed analysis of your data.

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4:40PM TO 4:45PM / General Session

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