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Southwest Practice Management Group Annual Spring Meeting

May 20, 2019 (8:00 - 4:30 p.m. CT)

Invitation Only

Artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and big data are being heralded as the end of the accounting profession. This is definitely not true. These emerging technologies will actually increase the value of the services provided by accountants by removing the need to perform mundane transactional and basic compliance work. Accounting firms and finance departments need to develop an innovation strategy to transcend these emerging technologies and prepare their staff for the changes that are coming...and they are coming sooner than you think!


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how emerging technologies are going to impact the accounting profession

  • Identify the key considerations for enhancing your firm’s/department's service offerings

  • Identify the training that your staff need to be ready to use emerging technologies and deliver enhanced services

  • Transcending Technology: How to Ensure Competitive Advantage

  • Innovations in accounting are on the horizon: artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data, and many more. What do accountants and tax advisors need to do to be ready for these innovations? Attend 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 and ensure your firm has a competitive advantage.

  • Identify the human factors that enable competitive advantage for tax accountants.

  • Identify professional development needs to be ready to leverage emerging technologies.

  • Understand existing innovations and identify those that may add value to your firm’s services.

Speaker: Donny Shimamoto, CPA, CGMA, CITP

Managing Director, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC

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