PICPA Accounting and Auditing Conference

Dec. 6
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Penn State Great Valley Conference Center Bldg
Malvern - Map it

CPE Credits

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Additional Option:
Dec. 6 | Webcast



Conference Agenda

7:30 a.m.
Breakfast & Check-in
8:00 a.m.
Greetings from PICPA Leadership
8:15 a.m.
Emerging Trends in Auditing
  • Emerging trends impacting audits
  • Audit quality challenges, common peer review findings, and how technology can improve audit quality
  • Changes in technology and the ramifications on small/mid-sized firms
Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President - Professional & Technical Standards | Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Peter Taylor, CPA
Audit Senior Manager | Deloitte

Christopher L. D’Angelo, CPA
Managing Director | KPMG LLP
Matthew E. Glessner, CISA
Director - Audit Data & Analytics | KPMG LLP
9:30 a.m.
Leases — Implementation issues
  • Overview of the ASU 2016-02
  • Impact to Financial Statement Presentation
  • Best Practices in implementing new guidance
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Keith C. Peterka, CPA
Partner | Citrin Cooperman
10:20 a.m.
Take a Breather
10:35 a.m.
FASB Update
  • Update on Financial Accounting Standards Board’s projects
  • Recent activities of the Private Company Council
Michael K. Cheng, CPA
Supervising FASB Project Manager - Private Company Council Coordinator
Financial Accounting Standards Board
12:15 p.m.
12:50 p.m.
IT Issues on Financial Statement Audits
  • Audit considerations related to cybersecurity for small and medium sized entities
  • Working with IT specialist on financial statement audits
  • Evaluating insurance policies for material exposures, risks, and policies
  • Financial statement disclosures for data breaches
Jennifer Cryder, CPA, MBA
CFO & Vice President – Operations | Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President – Professional & Technical Standards | Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Jim Kreiser, CRMA, CISA, CFSA
Principal - Business Risk Services  Specialized Advisory Services | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Vanessa A. Rhoades, CPA
Manager, Audit & Accounting | Kreischer Miller
2:05 p.m.
Snacks & Chats
2:20 p.m.
Financial Statement Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements
  • Changes to standards due to the recent issuance of SSARS Nos. 22 and 23
  • Discuss performance and reporting requirements for financial statement preparation, compilation, and review engagements
  • Changes to standards in exposure drafts and the ARSC’s active agenda
Michael P. Glynn, CPA, CGMA
Senior Manager – Audit & Attest Standards Team – Public Accounting
AICPA Audit and Attest Standards Team
3:10 p.m.
Cyber Threats 
  • Evolution of cyber criminals
  • Tools and technology that could change the game
  • Cyber Risk disclosures
  • Cost of containment and reputational damage
Prakash Santhana
Managing Director | Deloitte Advisory - Cyber Risk
Payments Integrity
Robert Cepielik, CPA
Partner | Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
4:00 p.m.
See You Next Year