The Department of Accounting holds two Continuing Professional Education (CPE) events each year. The Accounting Society student organization organizes a CPE event every December.
During the Spring term the Department of Accounting and the Department of Economics and Finance co-host a CPE event focused on ethics.
CPE EVENT: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The 11th Annual UA Little Rock Accounting Society/Beta Alpha Psi CPE event will be held via Zoom this year on Wednesday, December 16th. This year’s event will feature eight hours of national and regional experts addressing relevant current issues. We hope you make plans to join us!
8:25 Welcome & CPE requirement instructions
8:30 – 8:55 Roger Dorsey, UALR – Robotic Process Automation and Accounting Education (other)
8:55 – 9:20 Sandra Tyson, Frost PLLC, CPAs — Robotics and Automation in Taxation (tax)
9:20 – 10:10 Melissa Cary, Landmark PLC, CPAs– Federal Tax Update (tax)
10 minute break
10:20 – 11:10 Elizabeth Gagnon, FASB — FASB Update (accounting)
11:10 – 12:00 Lisa Simpson, AICPA – The State of Business Relief: PPP and More (accounting)
30 minute lunch break
12:30 – 1:20 Michael Singleton, ASBTDC — “The Weirdest Year Ever: Arkansas Small Business in 2020” (other)
1:20 – 2:10 Philip Huff, UALR — Tying Cybersecurity Risk to Mission (other)
10 minute break
2:20 – 3:10 Casey Rockwell, UALR – Ethical Decision Making During a Global Pandemic (ethics)
3:10 – 4:00 Tim Montgomery, Ark. State Board of Public Accountancy — Arkansas State Board Ethics: 2020 Board Update (state board ethics)
Date: 16 Dec. 2020
Time: 8:25 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CPE credits offered: Attendance for the entire day will earn 1 hour of tax, 2 hours of accounting, 2 hour of ethics (one state board hour), and 3 hours of other CPE.
The proceeds of the event fund our club activities, service projects, and attendance at the regional and national Beta Alpha Psi conferences.