2020 Virtual Accounting CPE Conference

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Duquesne University's Accounting programs are pleased to sponsor the Ninth Annual Accounting CPE Conference. Due to COVID-19 limitations, the CPE Conference will be held virtually this year.  Earn up to 4 hours of CPE credit. Proceeds of the conference provide scholarships for Duquesne's graduate accounting students.

Topics include:

  • Accounting and Auditing, Tax, Professional Development and Ethics
  • 4 Hours of CPE

Featured Speaker:

Augustine (Gus) Faucher
Chief Economist
The PNC Financial Services Group

Conference Schedule:

Time Slot Topic Speaker(s) Credit Hours   
7:40 - 8:00 a.m. Zoom Link Open
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Overview Bob Kollar, Duquesne University
8:10 - 9:00 a.m. CARES and SECURE ACTS: Tax and Financial
Planning Ramifications - What Every Accountant Should Know
Dustin Tamper, Grant Thornton
Keith Mong, Grant Thornton
1 hour PD
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Panel Discussion:  Accounting, Auditing, and 
Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Bill Lyons, Moderator
Steve Thompson, Schneider Downs
Russ Grunebauch, DU
Dan Ward, BNY Mellon
Michael Williams, UPMC
1 hour A&A
9:50 - 10:10 a.m. BREAK 20 minute break
10:10 - 11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker - Annual Economic Outlook Gus Faucher, Chief Economist,
PNC Bank
1 hour PD
Q & A
11:00. - 11:50 a.m. FASB Update; Q & A with FASB Board Member Susan Cosper, FASB Board Member
Bob Kollar, Duquesne University
1 hour A&A
11:50 - 11:55 a.m. Closing comments, evaluations Bob Kollar
TOTAL 4 Hours

Registration is closed.


Thank you to our sponsors: