As we’re all riding through this pandemic and economic crisis, fatigue is setting in. The adrenaline of the first year of surviving has long faded and without a clear road ahead, for 2021 we have to transition from a stay alive to a build mentality and personal resiliency. Curating the best in mental health and crisis management strategies, join thought leaders from Envoy negotiation and market influence firm, to host a discussion on techniques to shift from a “survive” to a “thrive” mentality to outflank the worst of this crisis and harness the energy to reinvent for the long-term future.
Technology adoption has been accelerated by 5 years in 8 weeks due to the events of 2020. For years we have been discussing emerging technologies that will disrupt our current business models, and there have been a myriad of reasons we had not moved forward on them. Necessity knocked down those barriers. Businesses need to continue to adopt and adapt to technology, not only to stay competitive, but to stay in operation. Our staff and customers have a different mindset. Now is the time to embrace future ready skillsets and strategies to keep our organizations healthy, physically and ?nancially, while anticipating what is yet to come. We will review top technologies that are impacting our economy today and in the near future. We have proven we can act swiftly and be nimble. Let’s take time to look at technology trends and begin making plans for how we can employ these tools to augment our abilities and elevate our services. It begins with awareness.
Learning Objectives: 1) Overview of top emerging technologies affecting businesses today and the near future 2) Explore possible use cases and impacts of emerging technologies
Let’s face it – this profession can feel demanding at times! Many of us focus all our energy on serving those around us – our clients, teams, colleagues, family and friends – oftentimes at the expense of our own well-being.
In order to be a high performer, you must increase your capacity to bring energy and full engagement to the things you value most. We’ll explore how investing your time in managing your energy enhances your leadership capacity.
Tim Ryan, US Chair, PwC & Co-founder of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion will discuss the social, economic, and moral imperatives of diversity and inclusion within business.
- What is CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion
- What are some actions companies can take to address racial equality
- PwC's first ever Transparency Report
AICPA Vice Chair Bill Pirolli, CPA/CFF/PFS, CGMA, provides and overview of the key forces driving change for the CPA profession today and in the future. Learn about key AICPA initiatives focused on supporting members in an ever-changing profession.
We are in a time of incomparable change, transformation and opportunity. When the VSCPA Board of Directors introduced VSCPA 2025, it was to prepare our members for these extraordinary times. In this session, learn how the VSCPA is preparing for the profession of the future by focusing on these critical themes: diversity, equity and inclusion; transforming CPA skills and services; and compassionate leadership in a dynamic world.
All members are invited to attend the annual business meeting of the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA). We'll install new officers and directors, present the annual financial statements and conduct the chair’s annual report to the membership.
Virginia CPA Honors & Awards Celebration:
The VSCPA will recognize the 2021 Distinguished Award recipients.
- Outstanding Member Award
- Impact Award
- Ruth Coles Harris Advancing Diversity & Inclusion Award
- VSCPA Top 5 Under 35 Award
Please make sure to bring a laptop, smartphone or tablet with you to record your CPE credits.
We will use Zoom meeting for our virtual event: