Page 1


An Expanded Learning Experience

Emerging Leaders Conference AUGUST 16-17, 2012 Marriott City Center Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolina



Emerging Leaders Conference Are you ready to hone your technical skills and take your career to the next level? Obtain the knowledge and tools required in this competitive marketplace at SCACPA’s third annual Emerging Leaders Conference, August 16-17, Marriott City Center, Columbia. Designed for young CPAs and CPA candidates, the Emerging Leaders Conference is tailored to your particular career stage. Select the training you need while connecting with experts in the profession and tomorrow’s business leaders. Earn up to 16 credit hours with topics such as: • Tax Aspects of Buying and Selling a Business • Accounting & Auditing Update • Occupation Fraud • Understanding Generational Differences • New Clarity Project • South Carolina Tax Update Register today and step up your career -


Conference Facility: Marriott City Center 1200 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 771-7000 Room Rate: $109 expires 07/25/12 Note: Parking is complimentary in the adjacent parking garage. Directions: Please log onto our website, for directions.


CPE Credit: 16 hours Level: All Presentation Method: Lecture Fields of Study: Varies See conference schedule for fields of study. Based on session attendance attendees can earn up to 8 hours per day.

Educational Sessions Thursday, August 16

Friday, August 17

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

8:30 – 10:10 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast (A01) Technology - Its All in the Clouds Rob Hickson – 2 credits, Specialized Knowledge and Applications

10:10 - 10:25 a.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors and Attendees

10:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

(B01) Employee Benefit Plan Fudiciary Responsibility & Compliance Issues Update Robert Tilton, CPA – 2 credits, Admin. Practice

Registration and Continental Breakfast Concurrent Sessions: (E01) Accounts Payable Fraud Rebecca Lee, CPA – 2 credits, Accounting/ Auditing (E02) South Carolina Tax Update John von Lehe, JD – 2 credits, Taxation

10:10 – 10:25 a.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors and Attendees

10:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

12:05 – 12:55 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: (F01) Clarity Project – Rebecca Lee, CPA – 2 credits, Accounting/Auditing

12:55 – 2:35 p.m.

(F02) CyberCrime/CyberWar Don West, CPA, CISA, CISSP – 2 credits, Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Lunch and Networking Concurrent Sessions: (C01) Buy Sell Agreements for CPAs and Start, Buy or Join a CPA Firm Hennie van Bulck, CPA – 2 credits, Business Management and Organization (C02) Accounting and Auditing Update Tom Pietras, CPA – 2 credits, Accounting/ Auditing

2:35 – 2:50 p.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors and Attendees

2:50 – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: (D01) Non-Hostile Work Environments in CPA Practices and Adding Practice Value by Focusing on Marketing & Management Styles – Hennie van Bulck, CPA – 2 credits, Admin. Practice (D02) Occupation Fraud: Do Good People Commit Fraud – Roy Strickland, CPA – 2 credits, Accounting/Auditing

12:05 – 12:55 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

12:55 – 2:35 p.m.

(G01) Understanding Generational Differences – Sheri Callahan, MA – 2 credits, Personnel/HR

2:35 – 2:50 p.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors and Attendees

2:50 – 4:30 p.m.

(H01) Financial Planning Katie Stokes, CPA – 2 credits, Admin. Practice


Program Details: Log onto for complete program details including session descriptions, speaker biographies, and secure online registration.

Special Requests: Please contact us as soon as possible with special need requests, CPE Team at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 or 112 or

Confirmation: A confirmation will be sent via email or mail when your registration is processed. In the event your confirmation is not received, please contact our CPE Team at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 or 112 or

Conference Materials: Conference materials are available electronically as PDFs only, making them easily available to view on your personal tablet or e-reader. Download the materials in advance and enjoy the convenience of going paperless. Electronic materials will be available for download from the SCACPA website approximately three days before the conference. Visit to learn how to download, navigate and annotate your eMaterials.

Registration Modifications: Transfers made one week before event date will incur a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than one week before the event forfeit the materials and entire registration fee. Substitutions are accepted up to the day of the event and are subject to fee adjustments based on membership status of substitute. No shows forfeit the materials and entire registration fee. Registrants receiving eMaterials are not eligible for a transfer or cancellation once eMaterials are posted online. Complete registration policy can be viewed online at cpepolicies. Questions, Modifications, or Requests: SCACPA CPE Team members are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at (888) 557-4814, ext. 110 and 112, or Messages may be left 24 hours a day.

Firm Discount: Register five or more people from the same company at the same time and receive a $15 discount per registrant.


Get Social with SCACPA on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Wordpress!



Don’t Miss These Great Opportunities! Young CPAs Cabinet

Young CPAs Network

Learn new skills, access resources and shape ideas for the future as a member of the Young CPAs Leadership Cabinet. Created by the South Carolina Association of CPAs, the Cabinet prepares young professionals (35 years old and younger) for positions of leadership in the profession, the association, the community and the world. This unique three-year program combines in-person meetings, the opportunity to interact with CPAs across the state and online shared experiences.

Created in 2012, Young CPAs Network members have exclusive access to networking events, discounts to the Emerging Leaders Conference, eligibility to serve on the Young CPAs Leadership Cabinet and more! Join this unique network for only $20, and receive a credit on your Emerging Leaders Conference registration. The network is designed for CPAs 35 years old and younger.

For more information on these opportunities designed specifically for young professionals visit



Online Mail SCACPA, 570 Chris Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169 Fax (803)791-4196, credit and Choice Card only

Emerging Leaders Conference (417112)

Registration Fee

Concurrent Session Selection

r SCACPA or Other State CPA Society Member o $280 (by 07/26/12, SCACPA members only) o $305 (after 07/26/12) o $400 Choice Card (SCACPA members only)

Thursday, August 16 r (C01) Buying & Selling or r (C02) A&A r (D01) Practice Value or r (D02) Occupation Fraud

Please select one from the following options.

r Non-Member o$405 r Discount Options o -$20 per person (Members of YCPA Network) o -$15 per person (Firms registering at least five people at the same time) r Social Event, Carolina Ale House in Vista o $20 (pp) _______ x $20 = $ _________

Guest Name(s): _______________________


Note: Full payment must accompany registration.

Please select one from each group. (Required)

Friday, August 17 r (E01) AP Fraud or r (E02) SC Tax r (F01) Clarity or r (F02) Cyber Crime r Participant List: A list will be provided to registrants attending the event upon request. Check this box to opt out of the listing. Electronic Materials are provided for this event. eMaterials will be uploaded approximately 3 days before the event. Once materials are uploaded refunds or transfers are no longer acceptable. Materials are for the individual use of the registrant only and should not be shared. As a condition of your registration you accept the terms and conditions of the eMaterials. For download instructions visit eMaterials.

Contact Information (Please print) Member #


oSCACPA oOther State Society

Firm/Organization Address


Daytime phone

Home phone

Mobile phone


m If you are disabled and require special services check here, and contact SCACPA at (888) 557-4814 ext. 110 or 112 to request assistance. m If you have a special dietary request check here. oVegetarian oFood Allergy oOther____________

Payment Information Amount Due: Please indicate method of payment. Credit Card # q Check: I have enclosed a check payable to SCACPA q Visa q MasterCard q American Express Exp. Date q Discover q Choice Card (Enter coupon numbers below) 1)




CCV (3-4 Digits)

q Firm Card q Personal Card

Name on Credit Card/Choice Card Signature



Register TODAY !

South Carolina


SC Association of CPAs 570 Chris Drive West Columbia, SC 29169

First Class

US Postage PAID Permit No. 1146 Columbia, SC

Emerging Leaders Conference  

Emerging Leaders Conference

Emerging Leaders Conference  

Emerging Leaders Conference