Employee Benefit Plans Conference

Las Vegas, NV

May 15 - 17, 2018


AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Conference

After 25 Years, It’s Time For A Few Surprises.
You’ve relied on the AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Conference and related events for the tried-and-true: specialized content, authoritative speakers and a chance to pause and check in with your peers. This year’s conference brings back all of your favorite aspects, plus a reimagined look at what an industry conference should be.

  • More in-depth coverage of the various aspects of employee benefit plans
  • Direct access to DOL and IRS representatives
  • Tackling pain points in cybersecurity, regulation and talent retention
  • Special recognition to the tax professional’s role in EBP compliance
  • Sessions identified to meet your experience level: Foundational, Intermediate, Advanced
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Got to See Sessions:

  • Washington Regulatory Update
  • Plan Governance and the Fiduciary Rule
  • Cybersecurity and Employee Benefit Plans: How to Minimize the Risk
  • Form 5500: From an Auditor's Perspective
  • Qualified Plan Testing

Developed for:

  • CPAs, auditors and tax practitioners
  • CFO’s and their staff
  • Plan sponsors and other service providers, including third-party administrators
  • Reporting Managers for Plan Sponsors
  • Emerging EBP professionals
  • Consultants and other professionals specializing in employee benefit plans including:
    • Financial reporting for plans
    • Auditing plan financial statements
    • Tax and ERISA consulting for plans, employer sponsors and employee participants
    • Tax reporting for plans, employer plan sponsors and plan participants preparing and submitting returns
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Explore the Emerging EBP Professional program. Qualifications:

  • Less than 5 years experience specifically in the EBP field
  • Must attend on-site

Attend the conference at a discounted rate if you qualify. Groups of 4+ save an extra $50.

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Click View Pricing/Register Now above to choose your options.

Full Main Conference | On-Site
Attend on-site in Las Vegas, NV. Network with peers from around the country. Share insights and perspectives on issues affecting your everyday role. (24 CPE Credits).
Select Item # EBP18

Full Main Conference | Online
Attend online and don’t miss a thing! Skip the travel and attend this conference from your home or office. This option gives you access to the entire main conference sessions. You will have the ability to select your concurrent sessions and build your conference just as if you were on-site. (24 CPE Credits).
Select Item # EBP18-ONLINE

Select 9 Sessions | Online
This option allows you to choose any nine (9) sessions from the online conference. (CPE Varies).
Select Item # EBP18PK9

Optional Pre-Conference Workshops

Click View Pricing/Register Now above to choose your options.

Workshop Title Type Time
Basic Audit Workshop On-Site 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Form 5500: We're Going All In On-Site 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NASBA Field of Study:

Accounting, Auditing, Behavioral Ethics, Businesses Management & Organization, Economics, Personal Development, Specialized Knowledge, Tax


Tax Section and EBPAQC Members Save $100*

When you log into this website with your AICPA member user account, the section/credential discount will be automatically applied during checkout. Should you have any questions or encounter any issues, please contact the AICPA Service Center at 888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Find out more information on the Tax Section Website.

EBPAQC Members, contact the AICPA Service Center at 888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org to receive a $100 discount. You will need your AICPA user account information and be sure to mention that you are a member of the Employee Benefit Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC).

* Section discounts cannot be combined.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

Reach tech-savvy accounting and financial professionals, ready to learn about new products and solutions to enhance their businesses at AICPA Conferences.

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Group Sales Savings

Create learning retreats for your team!

Groups of 2-9 can receive significant savings when registering for one conference. Contact AICPA customer service team to learn more: 888.777.7077.

10+ conference registrations each year qualify for significant savings. The benefits don’t stop there! You will receive invoicing before or after the event. Register your group here.

For more information or guidance through the registration process, contact your conference group sales representative, Corinne Alford at Corinne.Alford@aicpa-cima.com.

Travel & Accommodations


Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Rate: $225 s/d + Resort Fee of $25 and applicable taxes per night

Resort fee includes:

  • Unlimited local, domestic long-distance (including HI and AK) and toll free calls
  • Complimentary in-room Internet
  • Fitness center access (2 per day)
  • Complimentary boarding pass printing
  • Access to more than 2,000 national and international digital daily newspapers
  • Priority access to Wynn nightclubs for tickets purchased through Wynn Concierge

Hotel Phone: (702) 770-7000
Reservations: (866) 770-7555
Cut-off date: April 14, 2018

Ask for the AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Conference or use the group code 8EBP0518

Online reservation site: https://aws.passkey.com/go/ebp2018

Check in time 3PM, check out time is 12PM.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Online Conference System Requirements

Attending Online is easy! Check the System Requirements below and install Adobe Flash if you haven't already, then visit this demo page once you're ready to check for compatibility.

NOTE: For sessions that are audio-only, you use the same player and have the experience as the above demo page, but there will be a static image in place of the video stream.

  • Adobe Flash plugin (Click on link to install) http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  • Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 8 or Higher, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Computer with Speakers / Headset
  • High speed internet connection

Cancellation Policy

On-Site Conference: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

Online Conference: You may cancel and receive a refund if cancellation request is received up to and including 15 days prior to the start of the conference. You can cancel and receive a 100% credit if your registration is canceled within 7 days of the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a 60% credit will be issued for requests received up to the day prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received once the online conference begins.

For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 1-888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Resolution of Disputes

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