CPE Events

CPE EventThe Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance 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, Economics and Finance hosts a CPE event focused on ethics.

CPE EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 16th, 2021.  Here is the agenda:

8:25 Welcome & CPE requirement instructions

8:30 – 9:20  Josh Kerr, UA Little Rock Accounting professor with a federal income tax update

9:20-10:10 Matt Boch, attorney from Dover Dixon Horne, PLLC “The $3 Billion Question: Can Arkansas Eliminate the Income Tax?”

10 minute break

10:20 – 11:10 Chris Hill from Windstream will speak on Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

11:10 – 12:00 Daniel Clark (author of Dare To Be Different: An Auditor’s Guide to Personal Excellence) giving his talk: “Setting Ourselves Apart: Breakthrough Ideas for Internal Audit”

30 minute lunch break

12:30 – 1:20 William Meister, analyst from the Value Reporting Foundation on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting. “The ESG Reporting Landscape: Understanding the Basics.”

1:20 – 2:10 John Melvin from US Bank about the digital bridge concept

10 minute break

2:20 – 3:10 Antwan Hoy, a planner from the Arkansas Economic Development Institute

 3:10 – 4:00 Richard Woolridge, Chair of the UA Little Rock department of Management, Marketing, and Technology will speak on data analytics and using Powerbi.


Event Details:

Date: 16 Dec. 2021

Time: 8:25 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CPE credits offered: Attendance for the entire day will earn 2 hours of tax, 2 hours of accounting, 1 hour of audit, and 3 hours of other CPE.

Cost: $150



To register, please click here

The proceeds of the event fund our club activities, service projects, and attendance at the regional and national Beta Alpha Psi conferences.