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Financial Reporting for Public Higher Education

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Two-day Seminar in Asheville, NC

Monday and Tuesday, April 23 & 24, 2018

WCU at Biltmore Park, Asheville, NC

Early bird registration is $249 / Registration after April 1st is $349
Buffet Lunch Included
16 NASBA CPE credits awarded in Accounting (Governmental)
North Carolina State Board of Accountancy Sponsor ID #127000

Presented by Mary Fischer, Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Tyler

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During this two-day seminar, Dr. Mary Fischer will introduce participants to several topics and strategies related to the recognition and reporting for financial entities including operations and a GASB/GAAP Update. Accounting staff from public colleges and universities including departmental business officers and foundation accountants can benefit from attending this seminar. 

OBJECTIVES

By completing this seminar attendees will have a better understanding of college and university accounting concepts including learning about the basic formats used by institutions when presenting their financial statements.  There will be a presentation and discussion related to recent changes by GASB accounting standards and the anticipated effects of those changes within the public higher education industry.

Attendees will be encouraged to discuss current relevant issues related to the practical implementation of the standards concerning financial accounting and reporting for public higher education.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS/NASBA CPE

Western Carolina University (WCU) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority of the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. The CACUBO sponsor identification number is 127000. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour. Participants will be able to earn up to 17 hours of credit by attending this workshop. The live event is geared for all knowledge levels and has no prerequisites.

WCU also offers continuing education units (CEUs) using the rigorous accreditation standards from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools- Commission on Colleges.

AGENDA

Monday, April 23rd

8:10 to 8:30 am – Check-in & Morning Refreshments

8:30 to 8:40 am – Welcome & Introductions

8:40 am – 4:00 pm Recognition and Reporting for Financial Entities

Session Topics

Operations

  • Capturing Financial Data
  • Audit Issues
  • Investment Finance Activity
  • Plant Activities

12- 1 pm Buffet Lunch / Sponsored by UBS 

15 minute morning/afternoon breaks will be included

Tuesday, April 24th

8:15 to 8:30 am - Networking and Morning Refreshments

8:30 to 4:00 pm - Financial Reporting issues/ GASB/GAAP updates

Session Topics

Financial Reporting issues

  • Net Position
  • SRECNA

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GASB/GAAP updates

  • GASB 74
  • GASB 81
  • GASB 86
  • GASB 87
  • GASB 34

12- 1:15 pm Buffet Lunch / Sponsored by UBS

Morning/afternoon breaks will be included

ACCOMODATIONS

Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
43 Town Square Blvd, Asheville, NC 28803
Group rate of $149 per night
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PRESENTER: Mary Fischer, Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Tyler

Ahmed Al-Bayati

Dr. Mary Fischer currently serves as a full professor in Accounting for the University of Texas at Tyler,  College of Business and Technology. Dr. Fischer has published over fifty research papers regarding cash flow recognition, financial accounting, accounting education, auditing and financial management of not-for-profit organizations and is a frequent local and national seminar speaker regarding FASB and GASB GAAP Updates. She produced a weekly accounting tutorial that is posted on the World Wide Web and is the co-author of an advanced accounting text published by Wiley Publication.

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CPE Logo Western Carolina University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE sponsors through its website:learningmarket.org. North Carolina State Board of Accountancy Sponsor ID #127000
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