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May 8, 2009

Editor's Note
The times, as they say, are a'changing, and what we think of as traditional CPE is changing too. It used to be that we could count on the same types of courses each year. We'd fill our dance card with different instructors, different venues, and minor updates in the rules from one year to the next, but overall, we knew what to expect. It's time to buckle our CPE seatbelts now, because CPE is taking off in new dimensions and we're all going to be on board.

Not only are we getting hit with new laws and regulations from all directions, but the presentations have evolved from the staid classrooms with flipcharts and overhead transparencies to state-of-the-art technology with dynamic, interactive, engaging presentations that keep us involved and make the message more meaningful. The articles presented in this e-newsletter give you a taste of what to expect this year, terms of both content and presentation.

Best regards,
Gail Perry, CPA
Managing Editor


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