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HSCPA 60th Annual Conference: Back to the Future

June 19, 2020 (8:30am-3:30pm GMT-10)


HSCPA | June 19, 2020 | Waikiki, HI



Transcending Technology: Your Path to Tax Innovation

General Information:


Best CPE deal!  Earn 7 hours of CPE while having fun:

  • Local-style breakfast buffet

  • "Accounting in Extraordinary Times" - Eric Hansen, immediate past chair of the AICPA

  • "Transcending Technology: Your Path to Accounting Innovation" - Donny Shimamoto, IT management expert, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies

  • Lunch fun "stress release" - Tapestry Karaoke & Sound

  • "Fraud and Corruption . . . A Never-ending Problem" - Judge (Ret.) Randal Lee





Join us at the 60th Annual Conference as we welcome Eric Hansen, past chair of the AICPA.  Fueled by rapid technological innovation, the world is changing at DeLorean speed with significant implications for the accounting profession. Cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence and cognitive technologies all have the potential to transform our work.  While we cant depend on plutonium-powered reactors, we can make changes to advance by investing in professional development: learn as much as we can Change Is Happening!

Innovations in accounting are on the horizon: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data, and many more.  What do accountants, auditors, and tax practitioners need to do to be ready for these innovations?  Donny Shimamoto will lead this thought-provoking session to take a look at the impact of these emerging technologies and identify what you and your teams need to do NOW to start getting ready for the changes that are coming.  

Retired Judge and HPU assistant professor Randal Lee will address recent cases for fraud and corruption; give an overview of why fraud and corruption happens, and give suggested tips on how to minimize the risks of being a victim.  Judge Lee spent many years working on corruption cases in Hawaii.  Its an unprecedented time and a wake-up call for Hawaii as the number of federal investigations into alleged corruption at Hawaiis public institutions made history.  From the Kealoha case to Union embezzlements to money laundering to the Kahapea/Ewa Villages scandal . . . remember that?  Dont miss this intriguing presentation!


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All professionals who enjoy learning and having fun!

Speaker: Donny Shimamoto, CPA, CGMA, CITP

Managing Director, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC

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