AGC/CFMA 23rd Annual Construction Financial Management Conference

Oct 16, 2019 ‐ Oct 18, 2019



Sessions

General Session 1: Intentionally Creating Inspired Workplaces

Oct 16, 2019 2:10pm ‐ Oct 16, 2019 3:25pm

Identification: 1

Did you enter the construction field to build and manage projects, not people? Now you need to attract and retain talent, brand your organization, website, and processes as a place where people want to work, and engage them at the same time? Are you exhausted or inspired? Let’s explore simple options to help people discover the joy in their day.

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General Session 2: Inside the Political Circus

Oct 16, 2019 3:45pm ‐ Oct 16, 2019 5:00pm

Identification: 2

This session will provide an inside look at Washington, D.C. and its continued dysfunction, and what the spending decisions, tax debate, infrastructure proposals, heath care changes, and pension and retirement reform mean to companies competing to be profitable in the construction industry. Matt Turkstra of the Associated General Contractors of America looks at the construction policy agenda in Congress for this fall and how the 2020 Presidential campaign will impact the legislative agenda for Congress and the Administration in 2020 and beyond.

Speaker(s):
  • Matt Turkstra, Director of Congressional Relations for Tax, Fiscal Affairs, and Accounting, AGC of America

General Session 3: Emerging Trends: Seismic Shifts Will Require More Than an Incremental Response

Oct 17, 2019 8:00am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 9:15am

Identification: 3

Response to today’s trends will determine the winners and losers of tomorrow. FMI will give a synopsis of current and emerging trends the construction industry is facing. This presentation provides insights into some of the construction industry’s most complex business challenges and highlights what construction and design firms of the future should be doing today to respond to these challenges.

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Contractors Income Tax Update – Where We Are, and Where We Might Be Going

Oct 17, 2019 9:35am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 10:50am

Identification: 5

Session will review current issues impacting income taxes for Contractors including: Discussion of the impact of the new Revenue Recognition on Contractors income taxes Review of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Good, Bad and Ugly Update on current legislation, litigation, and regulations related to the Construction industry.

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Emerging Issues UpdateEmerging Issues Update

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Emerging Issues Update

Oct 17, 2019 9:35am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 10:50am

Identification: 4

Accounting and reporting issues in the construction industry are constantly changing. In this session, you will hear the latest accounting and standards updates on FASB, AICPA, Private Company Council and others that could impact the construction industry. Implementation and guidance on the new Revenue Recognition and Leasing standards will be discussed as well. With the implementation dates for non-public companies rapidly approaching, staying abreast of the developments around these new standards will be important as ever. Future projects that FASB is considering will also be shared with the attendees. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the latest developments on accounting and reporting for Revenue Recognition 
  • Understand the latest developments on accounting and reporting for Leases 
  • Learn about other accounting standards updates that have been issued by FASB during 2018-19 
  • Understand the FASB future agenda, including Private Company Council activity

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Cheats & Hustlers (Identifying Fraud)

Oct 17, 2019 9:35am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 10:50am

Identification: 6

Fraud can wreak havoc on organization financial performance and undermine business objectives. No business is immune from the risks associated with fraud, and education is the key to prevention. Angela Morelock, a partner with BKD, LLP will share her insights into the world of internal embezzlement based on her experience investigating white-collar crime. With stories from the trenches and often overlooked prevention tips, you will be simultaneously educated and entertained during this fast-paced program designed for those with or without an accounting background. Anyone involved in business – managers, owners, board members, controllers and outside auditors – will benefit from this enlightening presentation, which discusses the symptoms management should watch for with a focus on how organizations can better protect themselves.

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Preventing IT DisastersPreventing IT Disasters

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Preventing IT Disasters

Oct 17, 2019 9:35am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 10:50am

Identification: 7

Businesses are attacked daily from many bad actors from State Sponsored to low level criminal gangs. From Ransomware to Wire fraud, there are some simple steps businesses can take to minimize the risks to avoid being the next Victim. In this presentation we will discuss the more predominate attacks, and how to minimize your exposure to them. Also discussed, if attacked how to mitigate the damage by being prepared.

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Contractors Income Tax Update – Where We Are, and Where We Might Be Going

Oct 17, 2019 11:10am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 12:25pm

Identification: 9

Session will review current issues impacting income taxes for Contractors including: Discussion of the impact of the new Revenue Recognition on Contractors income taxes Review of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Good, Bad and Ugly Update on current legislation, litigation, and regulations related to the Construction industry.

Speaker(s):

Emerging Issues UpdateEmerging Issues Update

Preview Available

Emerging Issues Update

Oct 17, 2019 11:10am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 12:25pm

Identification: 8

Accounting and reporting issues in the construction industry are constantly changing. In this session, you will hear the latest accounting and standards updates on FASB, AICPA, Private Company Council and others that could impact the construction industry. Implementation and guidance on the new Revenue Recognition and Leasing standards will be discussed as well. With the implementation dates for non-public companies rapidly approaching, staying abreast of the developments around these new standards will be important as ever. Future projects that FASB is considering will also be shared with the attendees. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the latest developments on accounting and reporting for Revenue Recognition 
  • Understand the latest developments on accounting and reporting for Leases 
  • Learn about other accounting standards updates that have been issued by FASB during 2018-19 
  • Understand the FASB future agenda, including Private Company Council activity

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Cheats & Hustlers (Identifying Fraud)

Oct 17, 2019 11:10am ‐ Oct 17, 2019 12:25pm

Identification: 10

Fraud can wreak havoc on organization financial performance and undermine business objectives. No business is immune from the risks associated with fraud, and education is the key to prevention. Angela Morelock, a partner with BKD, LLP will share her insights into the world of internal embezzlement based on her experience investigating white-collar crime. With stories from the trenches and often overlooked prevention tips, you will be simultaneously educated and entertained during this fast-paced program designed for those with or without an accounting background. Anyone involved in business – managers, owners, board members, controllers and outside auditors – will benefit from this enlightening presentation, which discusses the symptoms management should watch for with a focus on how organizations can better protect themselves.

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