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2017 Thought Leader Symposium

The most influential thought leaders in the accounting profession gathered for CPA Practice Advisor's 9th annual Thought Leader Symposium in Indianapolis, February 26-28, where they participated in discussions, and occasional disagreements, about how ...

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What are the key issues that accounting firms and professionals will face in the coming years? How will changes in technology drive small business growth, and how can business consultants help their clients be positioned to take advantage and thrive?

The most influential thought leaders in the accounting profession gathered for CPA Practice Advisor‘s 9th annual Thought Leader Symposium in Indianapolis, February 26-28, where they participated in discussions, and occasional disagreements, about how these and many other factors will shape the profession and businesses. The thought leaders also met with the leading developers of technologies for accounting firms and small businesses.

The Thought Leader Symposium draws professionals from around the world who are engaged in helping shape the profession. They are all widely-respected and are frequent speakers at accounting conferences. Sponsors of this year’s event were: Intuit, ADP, Sage, Xero and Cetrom.

Among the topics this year’s attendees hope to focus on are: The evolving role of metrics and KPIs, blockchain technology, the end of legacy accounting services, Uberization of some services, new regulations and standards, artificial intelligence, firm demographics, and continuing M&A activity in firms.

2017 CPA Practice Advisor Thought Leaders

 

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