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Schedule of Events

Virtual Schedule has limited Sessions 

Sunday, September 19

3:00 - 5:00 pm
Registration

4:00 - 5:00 pm
New CPA Orientation

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Social Hour

6:00 - 9:00 pm
Recognition Dinner 

Monday, September 20

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration/Breakfast

7:00 - 3:00 pm
Exhibits Open

7:30 - 8:00 am
Annual Meeting 

8:15 - 9:30 am
A. Professional Issues Update - Bill Pirolli

9:45 - 11:00 am
B. How to Communicate with Everyone Who Isn't You - Denise Ryan

11:10 - Noon
C. Current Issues in Business Ethics -2021  - Boz Bostrom*

Noon - 1:00 pm 
Lunch

12:30 pm 
Golf - King's Walk

1:00 - 2:40 pm
D1. Uniform Guidance & Yellow Book - Diane Edelstein**
D2. Individual Tax Update - Pat Garverick
D3. Survival Skills for Leaders - Denise Ryan
D4. Online Meeting & Collaboration Tools - Randy Johnston

3:00 - 4:40 pm
E1. The Unique World of Nonprofits - Diane Edelstein**
E2. Business Tax Update - Pat Garverick
E3. Motivation by Chocolate - Denise Ryan
E4. Current Tech Crimes - Ripped from the Headlines - Randy Johnston

6:00 - 6:30 pm
Social

6:30 pm
Dinner followed by entertainment

Tuesday, September 21

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration/Breakfast

7:00 - 3:00 pm
Exhibits Open

8:00 - 9:40 am
F. Reigniting Our Passion - Samantha Mansfield

10:00 - 11:40 am
G1. Challenges in Single Audits - Diane Edelstein**
G2. Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Review - Pat Garverick
G3. Successfully Managing Your Remote or Blended Workforce - Samantha Mansfield
G4. Tech Update 2021 - Randy Johnston

11:40 - 12:40 pm
Lunch

12:40 - 1:55 pm
H1. GASB Update - Diane Edelstein**
H2. Passive Activity & Rental Real Estate Income Tax Issues - Pat Garverick
H3. Thriving Through Life's Journey - Terry Eckmann
H4. Improving Productivity with Microsoft 365 and Cloud Applications - Randy Johnston

2:05 - 3:20 pm
I1. Important Auditing and Accounting Issues Update - Diane Edelstein
I2. Form 1120S and Form 1065 Schedule K-1 Reviews - Pat Garverick
I3. Life Hacks for Living Well - Terry Eckmann
I4. The Perfect Storm - Data Governance and Data Privacy Regulations - Randy Johnston

3:40 - 4:30 pm
J. Culture First Mindset - Joe Schmit

CPE: 16 Hours Available 
*1 Ethics Credit
** Yellow Book Credit

Virtual Schedule of Events

Convention Brochure

Printable In-Person Registration Form

Printable Virtual Registration Form

Electronic Handout Materials: A link will be sent to you to access the materials one week prior to the conference.

Convention Location: Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND & Virtual

Hotel Accommodations:

Canad Inn - Room Block until 9/18
(701) 772-8404
1000 S 42nd St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Special Room Price $99
Please reference the ND CPA Society room block.

Staybridge Suites - Room block until 9/18
Reservation Link: North Dakota CPA Society Annual Convention
(701) 772-9000
1175 42nd St S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Queen - $114  One Bedroom Suite - $124

Baymont Inn & Suites - Room Block until 9/19
(701) 757-2345
951 S 42nd Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Special Room Price $79

FEES: Add $50 if registering after Sept 3rd

$450  Society member
$500  Nonmember
$    0  Exam Passer from July 2020 to June 2021
$250  Exam Passer from July 2019 to June 2020
$250  Lifetime Member
$375  One day Society member
$425  One day nonmember
$  45  Sunday Dinner Only
$  65  Golf - convention attendee
$  85  Golf only - not attending convention (includes lunch)

Cancellation and Refunds:

Full refund issued if received by September 3rd.  A $50 administrative fee is charged if canceling after September 3rd. No refunds after September 17th or once you have downloaded the materials.

Golf Cancellation:

Refunds if cancellation occurs by September 17th. After that date refunds issued only if the entire event is cancelled due to weather.

Special Pricing:

ND candidates who passed the CPA exam from July 2020 through June 2021 may attend the convention for FREE!

ND candidates who passed the CPA exam from July 2019 through June 2020 may attend the convention for $250 for in-person attendance only.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

  


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3100 South Columbia Road
Suite 500
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Contact Us: 

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or (877) 637-2727
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