We are excited to announce that both Cathy Iconis and Rebecca Wells will be attending this year’s Southeastern Accounting Show held by the Georgia Society of CPAs. This is one of the premiere events for CPAs in the Southeast to attend every year. Cathy has actually served on the Conference’s task force for the past several years helping to shape the curriculum for the event. This year will not disappoint!

There are over 53 different sessions focusing on the hottest topics in the accounting industry and Iconis Group will be there tweeting live. That’s right! You read that right! We’ll be tweeting during the entire event. If you can’t attend, make sure to follow both Cathy and Rebecca on twitter: @CathyIconis and @Rabshaka21. We’ll be using the conferences hashtag #SEAS13, so make sure to follow us along and ask questions if you want us to get more information for you.

Here is a breakdown of the sessions we’ll be attending:

@CathyIconis

Day #1
6:15 – 7:50: NO WAY CAN WE WAKE UP THAT EARLY!!
8:05 – 9:05: Lessons in Leadership, Management and Service Excellence: YOU Can Create Magic Too presented by Lee Cockerell, Executive Vice President (Retired), Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL
9:15 – 10:05: Do You Know How to Manage Know-How? presented by David Griffiths, Ph.D., K3 Cubed Ltd and CPA Center of Excellence, Wales, U.K.
10:05 – 10:20: RESTING & ATTENDING EXHIBIT HALL
10:20 – 12:00: Creating the Best Projections You Can presented by Don Minges, MBA, Executive Foundation, Inc., Chelsea, Mich.
12:00 – 1:10: LUNCH & TWEETUP
1:10 – 2:50: Software Development: How Intuit Creates, Drives and Delivers Innovative Products by Brian Crofts, Intuit Accounting Professionals Division, Plano, Texas
2:50 – 3:20: RESTING AGAIN, this is hard work!!! & EXHIBIT HALL
3:20 – 5:00: Compilation and Review: Overview of SSARS19 and the Coming Clarified SSARS presented by Michael L. Brand, CPA, Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand, Athens, Ala.

Day #2
6:15 – 8:00: HELL NO!
8:00 – 9:40: Implementing, Documenting and Maintaining Internal Control Frameworks presented by John Hall, CPA, Hall Consulting, Inc., Vail, Colo.
9:40 – 10:10: NETWORKING & EXHIBITS
10:10 – 11:50: It’s Not What You Say That is Heard, It’s Your Body Language! presented by Colin E. Blalock, CPA, PFS, CFP, Jones and Kolb, CPAs, Atlanta, GA
11:50 – 1:10: LUNCH & EXHIBITS (and TWEETUP!!)
1:10 – 2:50: Applying the Lessons of Zappos presented by Richard L. Wolf, CPA, Wolf Advisory Services, LLC, Owings Mills, Md.

Rebecca Wells (aka @rabshaka21)

Day #1
6:15 – 7:50: NO WAY CAN WE WAKE UP THAT EARLY!!
8:05 – 9:05: Lessons in Leadership, Management and Service Excellence: YOU Can Create Magic Too presented by Lee Cockerell, Executive Vice President (Retired), Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL
10:05 – 10:20: RESTING & ATTENDING EXHIBIT HALL
10:20 – 12:00: Benchmarking: How it Helps Quantify and Prioritize Improvement Opportunities presented by Mark E. Daniel and Todd Unikel, Deloitte Consulting, Global Benchmarking Center, Atlanta, GA
12:00 – 1:10: LUNCH & TWEETUP
1:10 – 2:50: Software Development: How Intuit Creates, Drives and Delivers Innovative Products by Brian Crofts, Intuit Accounting Professionals Division, Plano, Texas
2:50 – 3:20: RESTING AGAIN, this is hard work!!! & EXHIBIT HALL
3:20 – 5:00: Big Data Analytics presented by Ashish Verma, Deloitte Consulting, McLean, Va.

Day #2
6:15 – 8:00: HELL NO!
8:00 – 9:40: Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants presented by John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM, Executive Education, Inc., Chelsea, Mich.
9:40 – 10:10: NETWORKING AND EXHIBIT HALL
10:10 – 11:50: Cloud Security: Managing the Risks presented by Will Fleenor, CPA, Ph.D., K2 Enterprises, Hammond, La.
11:50 – 1:10: LUNCH & EXHIBITS (and TWEETUP!!)
1:10 – 2:50: Small Business Controls and Pitfalls presented by Katrina Kiselinchev, MBA, CPA, CFE, CFF, CIA, Inclusivitie, Altanta, Ga.