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    Blockchain Application 09:00 am - 02:00 pm ET Product #: WC1681093
    Add to Calendar 07/31/2018 09:00:00 07/31/2018 14:00:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: Blockchain Application
    Register Now for Blockchain Application.

    This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will explore responsibilities, process and technical controls.
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    CGMA Holder: $159.20
    AICPA Member: $199.00
    Non-Member: $249.00
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    Blockchain Application 11:00 am - 04:00 pm ET Product #: WC1772458
    Add to Calendar 08/15/2018 11:00:00 08/15/2018 16:00:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: Blockchain Application
    Register Now for Blockchain Application.

    This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will explore responsibilities, process and technical controls.
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    CGMA Holder: $159.20
    AICPA Member: $199.00
    Non-Member: $249.00

This webcast will help you understand the current blockchain landscape. You will begin thinking about business applications and financial control considerations associated with blockchain use. We will discuss responsibilities, process and technical controls. The interactive exercises weaved throughout will help you translate this understanding into relevant business application and value.

This webcast is part of the three-part Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate webcast program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Identify major types of digital assets, besides cryptocurrency, that are enabled by blockchain technology.
  • Identify major companies and products currently shaping the blockchain market.
  • Distinguish between the features and use cases associated with many blockchain entities on the market.
  • Recognize best practices for choosing a Blockchain provider.
  • Describe Service Organization Controls (SOC) associated with Blockchain products and platforms.
  • Distinguish appropriate responsibilities and controls for applying to Blockchain use cases.
  • Identify the fundamental roles of the CPA when interacting with Blockchain technologies.
  • Identify the ways blockchain technologies will potentially disrupt and transform the finance domain.
  • Recognize technical controls associated with blockchain.
  • Identify how to verify important process and control variables in blockchain use cases.
  • Recall the fundamental mathematical concepts underpinning blockchain and their implications for verifying information.
  • Describe the AICPA's stance regarding blockchain landscape.
  • Describe the role of the CFO in a blockchain-enabled world.
  • Recognize architecture and infrastructure concerns associate with blockchain usage.
  • Recall specific examples of real-world blockchain usage and what they tell us about future trends.

Topics Discussed

  • Current blockchain landscape
  • Process and technical controls
  • Big picture review
  • Decision tree

Who Will Benefit

  • Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers and internal auditors

Important Information on Your CPE Credit

Discounts

CITP credential holders and CGMA members save an additional 20%

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Group Viewing Option

Gather the team together and attend this webcast as a group. Each attendee will earn CPE Credit. Enter the number of attendees in the quantity box above.

Number of Attendees Non-Member Member

1 - 4

$249 $199

5 - 9

$225 $179

10 - 20

$209 $169

21 +

$199 $159

Included in:Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate

This certificate will expose you to the concepts related to real-world literacy on blockchain and crypto assets technology, structure and functionality, the knowledge needed to anticipate potential benefits and risks, and how to translate into relevant business application and value. Learn more...


Speaker Bio

Amy Vetter
CPA, CITP, CGMA

Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is Global Vice President, Education, Head of Accounting - U.S. for Xero. In her position, she develops and executes the education programs for worldwide teams through Xero University. Working for a global organization, Amy "can't overstate how much technology has radically altered the way [she works]".

Amy currently serves as a CITP Champion for the AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Section. She was recognized as one of Accounting Today's top 100 most influential people in accounting and she regularly contributes to many publications including Insightful Accountant, Accounting Today, and CPA Practice Advisor.

Kirk Phillips

Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes. He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.

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