LIVE WEBCAST: Members Advisory Symposium

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  • Up to: 5.60 credits - Other

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Barry Melancon


Robert Doyle


John Lindley

Public Affairs Associates, Inc

Robert Dye

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Mark Rogers

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM)

About This Course

Join us virtually for bold conversations and bright opportunities as leaders from across the profession come together for the annual MICPA Members Advisory Symposium. Get to know the MICPA’s new President & CEO, Bob Doyle, and hear experts discuss how the industry will be impacted by changes in technology, current economic conditions as well as emerging legislative and policy issues.

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This Course Is Recommended For

MICPA Members



  • 08:30 AM - Program Registration
  • 09:00 AM - Program Begins with Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 09:15 AM - Reimagining the Profession for a Digital World
  • 11:05 AM - The 2020 Economic Update
  • 11:55 AM - Lunch Break
  • 12:35 PM - MICPA Futures Report
  • 01:25 PM - The Policy Outlook
  • 01:55 PM - Members Advisory Symposium Adjourns & Break Before Optional Afternoon Session
  • 02:05 PM - Optional Afternoon Session Begins
  • 02:55 PM - Optional Afternoon Session Ends


Reimagining the Profession for a Digital World
Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, will discuss how the accounting profession is reimagining services to remain trusted advisers in a complex, rapidly changing world. Topics will include digital risk, emerging technology such as blockchain, the future of core services and the evolution of CPA licensure.
Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA – President and CEO, AICPA, New York, NY

The 2020 Economic Update
Examine the expected economic conditions for key international regions, the U.S. and Michigan as we consider the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, Federal Reserve monetary policy, auto industry outlook and upcoming presidential election.
Robert Dye – Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, Comerica Bank, Dallas, TX

MICPA Futures Report
MICPA President & CEO Bob Doyle addresses the organization's on-going advocacy efforts, the impact of technology and the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry and what the association is doing to support members through times of change.
Bob Doyle – President and CEO, MICPA, Troy

The Policy Outlook
Take a closer look at the most relevant legislative and policy issues, their potential impact on the industry and what implications the upcoming presidential election might introduce.
John D. Lindley – Lobbyist, Public Affairs Associates, Lansing

By registering for the Members Advisory Symposium you are automatically registered for the Optional Session. If you do not want to attend the optional session you will simply sign off the webinar before it begins.

The Case for Alternative Investments and the Mechanics of Private Investing
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Mark J. Rogers, CIMA® – Executive Director, Institutional Consulting Director, Family Wealth Director, Graystone Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley, Farmington Hills

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