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What is an CPAFMA MAPCast?
An CPAFMA MAPCast is a live, interactive 30 or 60-minute conference presented over the Internet. You can attend from any location that has Internet access from any device. You pay just one registration fee for as many participants as you wish at each location.

Note that high-speed Internet access is not mandatory.

Who presents at an CPAFMA MAPCast?

Your MAPCast will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. MAPCasts typically include a Q&A session; you can ask questions by audio or chat options.

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Why CPAFMA MAPCasts?

Fast.

No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a 30 or 60-minute session designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.

No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your own device or conference room.

Easy.

A device with an Internet connection is all you need. If your device does not have sound capabilities, the ability to dial in from a telephone is available.

Ideal for multiple attendees.

Use a speakerphone and projector/monitor and invite as many people as you want to participate - at no extra cost to you.

Affordable.
CPAFMA MAPCasts are a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars. PAFMs attend for free.

CPAFMA's 2019 Digitally Driven Survey Results and Overview - MAPCast

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Roman H. Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, LSS BB, PAFM, Director of Consulting, Xcentric
Objective: Review Survey Results
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 0 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
Is your firm on the “bleeding” or stable edge of being a digitally driven firm? ...Or is your technology always lagging? Find out what digital technologies and evolving trends your peer firms are utilizing this upcoming busy season from CPAFMA Advisory Board Member Roman H. Kepczyk as he presents the findings of the 2019 CPAFMA Digitally Driven Firm Survey - formerly the CPAFMA Paperless Benchmarking Survey, the longest running paperless benchmarking survey in the accounting profession. This update, completed in December, will provide you and your firm with the valuable, consistent benchmarking this survey is known to provide. Roman will not only discuss tax department findings that firms are using this year, but also cover audit and accounting, administration, and information technology benchmarks, as well as recommendations on trends and products he is predicting will impact the year ahead! All MAPCast participants will receive a copy of the results following this 45-minute MAPCast.

Presenter Bio(s)
Accounting technology leader Roman Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, LSS BB, PAFM, recently named to Accounting Today’s list of "Top 100 Influential People" for the 13th year, has expanded his role with Right Networks as Director of Firm Technology Strategy. Roman, a veteran of Xcentric, which was acquired by Right Networks in 2017, has spent more than 30 years helping firms throughout North America effectively use information technology and accounting applications to optimize their tax, audit and administrative production workflows. He will extend that expertise in an expanded role with Right Networks focused on both continuing to guide the firms on their journey to the cloud and providing firm input to inform the evolution of Right Networks offers. Roman was named by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of the profession’s "Most Recommended Consultants" for each of the years from 2005 through 2017, and CPA Practice Advisors' "Top 25 Thought Leaders" from 2011 through 2018. He is also an Advisory Board Member to the CPA Firm Management Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Society of CPAs. On a technical level, Roman is an AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSS BB).

Cost
Free for CPAFMA Members / $25.00 for Non-Members / Free for PAFMs

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Delivery System

System requirements to use Adobe Connect:
Adobe Connect only requires that you have an internet connection, a web browser, and Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or greater to attend a webinar. Adobe Connect supports nearly any operating system including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, as well as the most widely used browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome.