State Networking Opportunities

Tax season is over, so now we can get back to networking with our peers. Here is a list of State Societies for Certified Public Accountants and a few of their upcoming events. Networking with peers, both at the local, state, national and even international levels, is a great way to recharge after a busy tax season, as well as helping fulfill continuing professional education requirements.


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Below are a few of the events occuring across the country in the coming weeks:

Oregon
May 11, 2006
2006 Circle of Excellence Awards recognizes the achievements of new CPAs.

California
April 26, 2006
Attend the California Summit on Financial Literacy in Sacramento.

May 10, 2006
CPA Day at the Capital: It's been a few years since CalCPA members arrived in force at the Capitol and it's critical that the profession make itself known. During each legislative session, bills are introduced that impact you, your clients or your employer.

Nevada
May 15-16, 2006
The Annual Gaming Conference is set to provide professionals with information and tools for success, covering topics in operations, technology, compliance and regulation, that impact your daily work.

Idaho
May 11-12, 2006
2006 Annual Meeting: A reception and recognition/social dinner is held at the Grove Hotel in Boise, on Thursday and on the business portion of our Annual Meeting, at Falcon Crest Golf Club in Kuna, will held on May 12. The Southwest Chapter Golf Tournament will follow this meeting, in the afternoon.

Montana
May 25, 2006
2006 Governmental Audit Accounting Financial Reporting Conference is designed for auditors of local governments; representatives of city, county, town and district governing boards; and accountants from city, county, town and district business offices.

Wyoming
May 17, 2006
Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors will occur between 8am to 4pm, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Casper.

Arizona
May 17, 2006
ASCPA Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon will be held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.

New Mexico
May 5, 2006
Accounting Administrators Unite is being held 8am to 5pm, at the NMSCPA Professional Education Center.

North Dakota
May 22-23, 2006
Management Conference being held at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Please make your room reservations by May 1.

South Dakota
June 19-20, 2006
Annual Convention: Being held at the Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City.

Nebraska
June 21, 2006
11th Annual Nebraska Not-For-Profit Organizations Conference being held in Lincoln.

June 22-23, 2006
25th Annual Nebraska Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference being held in Lincoln.

Oklahoma
May 11-12, 2006
Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference being held in Oklahoma City.

Texas
May 8-9, 2006
The 2006 Texas CPA Technology Conference
At the CityPlace Conference Center in Dallas, from 8am – 4pm

Missouri
June 1-3, 2006
2006 Annual Members Convention is being held at the Lodge of Four Seasons at Lake Ozark.

Minnesota
May 25, 2006
Spring Recognition Dinner is being held at the Metropolitan Ballroom & Clubroom in Golden Valley, starting at 5:30.

Ohio
May 16, 2006
Not-For-Profit Conference is being held in Columbus.

Kentucky
May 15-16, 2006
The Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference.

Tennessee
June 25-27, 2006
The 76th Annual Convention & Educational Conference at the Peabody Memphis.

Mississippi
June 22-25, 2005
2006 Annual Convention is being held at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.

Alabama
June 6-7, 2006
87th Annual ASCPA Meeting & Young CPA Golf Tournament is being held at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center and Eagle Point Golf Club in Birmingham.

Georgia
May 11-12, 2006
The 2006 Spring Council Meeting will be held at the Westin Garden Hotel in Savannah.

North Carolina
May 17, 2006
The Members in Business & Industry Spring Conference, Durham Marriott at the Civic Center

Virginia
April 24, 2006
The Fifth Annual VSCPA Government and Nonprofit Conference being held at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel

May 22-23, 2006
Fifth Annual VSCPA Industry Conference being held at the Williamsburg Marriott Hotel

June 1-2, 2006
University of Virginia Annual Conference on Federal Taxation being held at the University of Virginia School of Law

West Virginia
May 12, 2006
Project Group Day, 8AM to 1:30PM, at the Charleston Marriott

June 21-24, 2006
The 2006 Annual Meeting at the Greenbrier.

New York
May 15, 2006
The Business Valuation Conference is being held in New York City.

June 14, 2006
The Accounting in the Nonpublic Environment is being held in New York City.

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Apr 24
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Apr 25
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
Apr 30
During the second session of a four-part series on Individual Leadership, the focus will be on time management- a critical success factor for effective leadership. Each person has 24 hours of time to spend each day; the key is making wise investments and knowing what investments yield the greatest return.
May 1
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations’ expenses. It will include discussions of functional expense categories, accounting for functional expenses and allocations of joint costs.