34th Annual Professional Development Convention in Chicago, Illinois

  We’re excited to share that registration for the 34th Annual Convention, taking place July 1-4, 2020 in Chicago. Illinois is now open. Convention venue will be posted once the negotiations with hotels in downtown Chicago is finalized.

  

This annual convention will be attended by members and guests from the United States, Canada, Philippines, and other countries. Hosted by the Philippine Certified Accountants of Greater Chicago, this event aims to provide programs, opportunities, and forums for members and youths interested in accounting, auditing, finance, and taxation.

Theme

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  Our theme for this convention is “Enhancing Our 20/20 Vision for Our Profession”

Explore Chicago

  July 01, 2020 is your day to explore Chicago. This is dedicated to touring the surrounding areas which includes seeing an aerial view of Chicago from Willis Tower Skydeck, have brunch at John Hancock’s 95th floor with an aerial overview of the city, shop in Magnificent Mile (one mile of designer shops), get your lunch in Water Tower Mall’s Food Life, ride Chicago’s Architectural Cruise, Walk by Millennium Park, explore Navy Pier, a romantic walk along Lake Michigan, see Chicago’s Skyline from Museum Park or watch a Broadway show in the Theater District.

Technical sessions

  Two full days of technical sessions is geared for updates from professional speakers to provide attendees information on a variety of topics related and useful to the accounting profession.

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Convention Daily Program

Registration & Meeting Schedule (jpg)

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Flyer City tour (JPG)

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Talent Night (jpg)

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Technical Session Jul 5 (jpg)

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Youth Program (jpg)

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Welcome Night - Mama Mia (pdf)

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NCPACA 2019 Election Rules (pdf)

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Technical Session Jul 6 (jpg)

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Preisdent's Gala (jpg)

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33rd Annual Convention Topics & Speakers

Using the TPRs and Tax Reform for your Client's Benefit by Warren L. Dazzio, EVP Cost Segregation Services Incorporated (pdf)

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Best Practices for the Minorities in the Accounting Profession by Kim Drumgo, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, AICPA (pdf)

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Global Trends on the Accounting of the Future by George Willie, CPA, CGMA, CGFM, Managing Partner, Bert Smith & Co., Chair AICPA-PCPS (pdf)

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Combined Utility System by Samir Solanki, CPA, MBA, CFO, Director of City of Houston - Public Works (pdf)

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Accounting and Auditing Updates By Gosia Kanda, CPA, Audit Manager, McConnell & Jones, LP (pdf)

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Retirement Planning, Wealth Preservation by Lijoy Thomas, RR, IAR, CFED, WFG/WSB CEO Transamerica Financial Advisors (pdf)

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Cybersecurity by Sharjeel Ahsan, CPA, Audit Manager, McConnell & Jones, LP (pdf)

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Philippines Tax Amnesty by Rhodora Icaranom, Managing Partner, RGI Group CPAs and Consultants (pdf)

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Employee Benefit Plans in Changing Regulatory Environment by Michelle Brumfield, CPA, Audit Director, McConnell & Jones, LLP (pdf)

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Impact of New Tax Laws on Estate Planning by Atty. Aileen Ligot Dizon, Esq., Family Estate Planning Attorney, JD, LLM, MEd, Ligot Dizon Law Firm, P.C. (pdf)

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Avoiding Costly Errors in Representing Tax Clients by Atty. Orlando Dizon, Esq., Tax Attorney, JD, LLM, MBA, Ligot Dizon Law Firm, P. C. (pdf)

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Preparation & Compilation: Step by Step by Violeta Cristobal, CPA, CGMA, Cristobal & Company, CPAs (pdf)

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