Southwestern Chapter

Featured Event


23rd Annual Practitioners Conference

Oct. 20 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saint Vincent College
Earn CPE in your own backyard. Sessions include accounting and auditing updates for not-for-profit and for-profit entities, existing strategies for business valuations, and a fraud update. This course qualifies for 8-A&A credits and CLE.

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Professional Issues Update

Oct. 31 | 8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Monroeville
Join PICPA CEO Mike Colgan as he discusses the major trends disrupting the accounting profession. Listen to insights gained from the AICPA, Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, Pennsylvania legislature, and NASBA.

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23rd Annual Tax Conference

Nov. 17 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saint Vincent College
This year's Southwestern Annual Tax Conference will cover IRS tax updates for practitioners, state and local tax updates, retirement planning, and more.

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"Attitude of Gratitude"

Nov. 22 | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Westmoreland County Food Bank
Join chapter members in giving back to the community by working together in the Westmoreland Food Bank warehouse packing food for Thanksgiving meals.

Stick around after the program for a chapter-sponsored lunch at the Boulevard.

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Latest Southwestern Chapter Events



Cooking Lessons and Wine Tasting

Members gathered for cooking lessons and a wine tasting on Oct. 5 at Caffe Barista. Attendees sampled spinach artichoke dip and Thanksgiving meatballs as well as Edgewood Winery’s Merlot and Pinot Grigio varieties. View more >


Day at Idlewild and SoakZone

The Southwestern Chapter got soaked on Aug. 13 at Idlewild and SoakZone. Families enjoyed attractions for little ones including Story Book Forest and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, while everyone cooled off at the waterpark. View more >

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PICPA Cares: Volunteer Opportunity

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Inspire Future CPAs in the Classroom

Meet with students, teach financial literacy concepts, and discuss careers in accounting. The PICPA has prepared presentations for speakers. Partner with a school from our list or establish a partnership of your own.

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Grow in Countless Ways
Interested in connecting with members in your area at a happy hour? Looking for ways to give back to the community? Find out how to grow in countless ways by getting involved with the PICPA.

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Join a Chapter Committee
The best way to get involved is to join a committee in your chapter. Examples of committees are the Schools and Colleges Committee that helps inform the future of the profession, or the Emerging CPAs Committee that plans events in your area.

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Professional Issues Webcast

Nov. 1 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Hear the latest developments and news affecting the profession from the comfort of your home or office. This is a member-only benefit. Members and students receive complimentary registration.

CPE Credits: 2-Other Credits

Chapter Spotlight

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Construction Industry Conference
Oct. 18, 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PICPA Ethics Update for CPAs in Public Practice
Oct. 25, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

PICPA Ethics Update for CPAs in Business and Industry
Nov. 1, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tax Camp
Dec. 15, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.