7001C  |  OSCPA Live  |  November 10

K2's Technology Conference - VIRTUAL

Thursday, November 10, 2022 8:00am - Friday, November 11, 2022 3:40pm

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This conference is offered in collaboration with the K2 Enterprises.

Agenda:

Day One Sessions 

8:00-9:40 AM 

General Session: Tech Update 2022 Presented by Randy Johnston

Break 9:40-9:50 AM

9:50-11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Options to Automate Your Tax Preparation Workflow Presented by Randy Johnston
  • Eight Awesome PivotTable Features Presented by Steven Yoss
  • Emerging Topics in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Presented by Brian Tankersley

Lunch  11:30 AM -12:00 PM

12:00-1:40 PM

Concurrent Sessions:

  • CPA Firm Technology For The Future Presented by Randy Johnston
  • The How's and Why's of Data Analytics Presented by Steve Yoss
  • Tales of True Tech Crimes Ripped from the Headlines Presented by Brian Tankersley

Break 1:40-1:50 PM

  
1:50 to 3:30 PM General Session: Windows 11 - What End Users Need to Know Presented by Steve Yoss
   

Day Two Sessions


8:00 to 9:40 AM General Session: Security Risks and Solutions Roundtable Presented by Randy Johnston, Steve Yoss and Brian Tankersley

Break 9:40-9:50 AM 

9:50-11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Safeguarding Taxpayer Data Presented by Randy Johnston
  • A Guide for Your Required Security Plan Automation for Increasing Personal Efficiency and Effectiveness Presented by Steve Yoss
  • The Best Small Business Accounting Tools Presented by Brian Tankersley


Lunch 11:30 AM -12:00 PM    

12:00 to 12:50 PM

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Accounting Automation Presented by Steve Yoss
  • How to Run Microsoft Office from the Cloud Presented by Brian Tankersley
  • Implementing Data Loss Prevention for Better Security and Privacy Presented by Randy Johnston

Break 12:50-1:00 PM

  
1:00 to 1:50 PM

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Choosing Your Mid-Market Accounting Solution Presented by Randy Johnston
  • Supercharging Your Spreadsheet Collaboration Presented by Brian Tankersley
  • Privacy Issues and Solutions - What You Need to Know! Presented by Steve Yoss

Break 1:50-2:00 PM

  
2:00 to 3:40 PM

General Session: The K2 Team's Top Tech Productivity Tips and Tricks Presented by Brain Tankersley
  

Instructors


Your Price: $415.00

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Instructors

Randolph P. Johnston

Randy Johnston, MCP, CNA, executive vice president and partner of K2 Enterprises, a leading technology CPE provider in Hammond La., has more than 40 years experience Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services. Johnston was named one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People from 2004-2020 and Top 25 Thouhg Leader in the Accounting Industry 2011-2021.. His articles have been featured in CPA Technology Advisor, Journal of Accountancy and InfoWorld.

Brian F. Tankersley

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is the Technology Editor for The CPA Practice Advisor magazine. He has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education. He teaches courses nationally through K2 Enterprises since 2005 and currently works with Yaeger CPA Review. Tankersley is a Certified Information Technology Professional, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and makes his home in Farragut, Tenn.

Stephen M. Yoss

Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA, is the partner, and principal of Devmatics, LLC, a software development company that focuses on solving problems through the implementation of technology. Stephen has consulted with several companies on how to lower overhead, personnel and compliance costs by investing in technology and reengineering their business practices. He teaches his clients to embrace technology at every opportunity in order to increase efficiency and productivity.

Stephen began working with technology at age ten, and started his first IT company at age 13, designing web applications for local businesses. He has presented to thousands of practitioners nationwide on topics such as cloud computing, mobile technology, spreadsheet design and best practices, information security, identity theft prevention and many more.


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