This year's theme, "Tomorrow's Firm Today" will encourage practitioners to become future ready by providing advisory based accounting services vs. transactional compliance based services, and implement emerging technologies throughout their practice. With a direct focus on the needs of CPA firms, our thought leaders helped attendees align the latest innovations with their long-term strategies which will in turn helped them be tomorrow's firm today.
The transformation to Digital CPA status requires change firm wide.
Any professional staff members will benefit from this conference, including:
Partners, managers and staff of client accounting service teams
Technology champions responsible for implementing cloud solutions within your firm
Business development directors and firm marketing directors
Human resource directors and employee development professionals
Operating in the Cloud
These sessions are designed to inform on developments in technology and how to successfully implement and employ resources available due to cloud technology.
Leading the Way
These topics are for those driving change in their firm and their teams.
Disruption is taking place in many aspects of the accounting profession. Are you prepared for the changes and planning to disrupt or be disrupted? These sessions focus on areas actively evolving.
Client Accounting Services
Client Accounting Advisory Services are a staple track of the DCPA Conferences. This year we are discussing:
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
December 3 - 5, 2018
Full Online Conference – Monday, Dec 3 – Wednesday, Dec 5
This option gives you access to all sessions from the main conference. You’ll have the ability to select your concurrent sessions and build your conference just as if you were onsite. The same rates apply as onsite pricing. CPE Credits: 16.
Online Conference 7-Pack – Monday, Dec 3 – Wednesday, Dec 5
This option gives you access to your choice to 7 sessions from the main conference plus keynotes from Barry Melancon and Erik Asgeirsson. This is a great option if you are unable to attend the entire event. CPE Credits: 8-12 depending on sessions selected.
Our Resource Center gives DCPA attendees the opportunity to learn more from the leaders in accounting firm cloud based solutions.
The list below provides details and links of our partner brands and solution providers who will be exhibiting at DCPA17.
Manage your clients' payables and receivables – anytime, anywhere.
Technology Eliminates Barriers. Mark Gervase, Director of Product Marketing with Bill.com, discusses constraints and barriers of the old business model being disrupted. Gain efficiencies through technology and best practices.
Audit confirmations – fast. Simple. Secure.
Chasing Confirmations? Brian Fox, CEO of Confirmation.com, discusses increasing the realization rate by using a tool to help the profession. Including, sharing insight on understanding Private and Public Blockchain.
Making the Shift from Client Service to Client Experience
Confirmation.com shares their new eBook demonstrating how technology helped create this paradigm and how it can help streamline the auditor/client workflow.
Expensify streamlines the entire expense management process.
Aggregate and Normalize. David Barrett, CEO of Expensify, shares his thoughts on saving you your worst time. How? By doing the leg work to neatly categorize and relieve accountants so they can focus on analysis and share insights with their clients.
Increase your profitability and gain a competitive advantage.
Are you hardwired to outsource? Kevin Cumley, Director of the Intacct Accountant Program with Sage Intacct, discusses - the future is now to collaborate and take a transformational approach to drive success.
Secure your place as your clients' trusted business advisor.
Making sense of alphabet soup. Philip Horrisberger, Director of Channel Marketing, Paychex discusses Future Firm Services and providing Human Capital Management through a broad range of value enhancing, HR advisory solutions.
Why Accountants Must Be Prepared to Advise Clients on Human Resources
Paychex elaborates how your firm can help clients with HR.
Validation and control for financial document exchange between firms, third parties and private businesses.
Extend your offerings and ensure compliance for clients with sales & use tax automation.
Accelerated workflow automation.
Passion for Productivity. Mike Sabbatis, CEO of XCM Solutions, shares thoughts around the profession - the people, business process and technologies that support it.
Technology Disruptors: How They Will Change Your Job
(Recording not eligible for CPE)
Technology disruptors are the largest drivers of change in business now and for the foreseeable future. Hear from Mike Sabbatis of XCM™, to learn how technology disruptors will change your job—whether you are a Partner, Manager, or Individual Contributor.
AccountingSuite is a powerful, all-in-one business application that includes accounting, cloud banking, order and inventory management, as well as time tracking in one cloud-driven platform.
Working on the Business Processes, Just not the Numbers. Kurt Kunselman, COO of AccountingSuite shares his thoughts on two of his passions: music and a centralized cloud accounting platform.
The Auvenir platform seamlessly integrates advanced technology to enhance the financial audit workflow, improving efficiencies and communications for auditors and their clients.
Making Audits Sexy Again. Join Pete Myers, CEO with Auvenir, as he gives insight on automating the heavy lifting and discusses focusing in on the biggest pain points.
Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts that are as easy to interpret as they are to create and maintain. Budgeta amazes users with insights that give them the complete financial trajectory for their businesses.
Fathom is a management reporting and financial analysis application for advisors and their clients. Fathom transforms your accounting data into beautiful reports and timely business insights.
Technology is just a piece of the puzzle. Madeline Reeves, Director of Business Development at Fathom, shares insight on investing time in people and building meaningful client relationships.
FloQast is close management software created by accountants for accountants to help accounting teams close faster and more accurately. On average FloQast customers close three days faster.
Hubdoc leverages cloud computing and machine learning to automatically collect and analyze business documents for financial reporting, reconciliation and audit proofing.
Intuit partners with accounting firms who are looking to move their Accounting Services & Outsourcing practices to the cloud; providing training, education, and resources to ensure a successful transition.
The Cloud as a Tipping Point. Join David Bergstein, CPA, from Intuit, as he discusses accountants adapting to the digital age and moving their focus to advisory services.
MindBridge Analytics Inc.™ is committed to revolutionizing how internal and external audits are conducted.
Put Audit Back in the Black. Solon Angel, Chief Strategy Officer with MindBridge, Ai, shares his perspective of unlocking the capabilities of CPAs and driving value while driving competency rates.
How do we define "reasonable" assurance in the 21st century?
Solon Angel, Founder of MindBridge Ai., aims to share recent advancements in technology and the analytics of big data tailored for auditors that are enabling higher assurance levels, quality of analytics and margins on audit engagements.
Receipt Bank extracts the key information from your bills, receipts and invoices, removing the need for manual data entry.
Think about a transformational change to your business. Damien Greathead, VP Business Development with Receipt Bank, discusses being a proactive advisor to bring valid and valuable information in real time to accountants and their clients.
Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world's accounting professionals.
Take the Transformation Journey. Join Ed Kless, Senior Director of Partner Development and Strategy with Sage as he discusses not using technology to become more efficient, but rather allowing it to give you more time to invest in customer relationships.