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July 22-23, 2019

Hershey or Webcast

Details & Registration Coming Soon!


"This conference will help me navigate through the copious amount of changes in governmental auditing."

Patrick Hopkins, CPA
Joseph R. Aliciene & Co.


Government Accounting Blogs & Podcasts

  • William Hayes

    Adding Value to Audits with Consulting Services

    Cynthia R. Bergvall, CPA, a speaker at the July 9-10 PICPA Government Accounting Conference, discusses how auditors can bring value to local government organizations through consulting services.
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  • Allison Henry photo

    The Double Difficulty of Financial Statement Preparation for Audit Clients

    Whether or not practitioners can assist their audit clients with financial statement presentation, or any nonattest services, and maintain their independence has been a long-running debate. To ensure that auditors remain independent, the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) have created complex and detailed rules.
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Cybersecurity Challenges and Solutions for Local Governments


A Look Back at the 2018 Agenda

  • Get in Front of GASB

  • Introduction to Government Auditing

  • GASB 87—The New Leases Guidance

  • Accounting Issues Facing Small Governments

  • Introduction to Single Audits

  • Annual Report Filing for Municipal Authorities

  • The Political Landscape: How it Affects Your Auditing Practice

  • GASB 75: Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Implementation

  • The Business of Marijuana

  • Cybersecurity and the Role of the Accountant

  • Establishing Auditor Independence under Yellow Book and GAAS

  • GAO/OMB: What’s New?

  • Understanding Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Awards & How to Get One

  • Ask the Experts Panel

  • Ethics, Peer Review and Enhancing Audit Quality

  • Introduction to Financial Reporting & Accounting

  • Adding Value to Local Governments

  • The Case for Intelligent Automation

2018 Speakers