Age of Innovation

December 9-11, 2019
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Seattle, WA

Digital CPA is the leading conference for practitioners curious about technology and its impact on the accounting landscape. Together we’re challenging business models, transforming practice areas and driving innovation across the profession.

DCPA19 Keynote Speakers

Lisa Bodell

CEO, FutureThink

Lisa Bodell is a global leader on behavior change, whose skill-building firm has transformed hundreds of thousands of employees from Fortune 500 companies by showing them how to Eliminate the...

Pascal Finette

Co-Founder, Radical Ventures

Pascal is the co-founder and enfant terrible at Radical Ventures and Singularity University’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation. His work focuses on the intersection of technology,...

Steve Robbins

PH.D., S.L. Robbins and Associates

A powerful storyteller with a powerful story to tell, Dr. Steve L. Robbins has an uncanny ability to inspire people even in the midst of disrupting and challenging the way they think about the world...

The reviews are in...

"Last year's Digital CPA conference was among the most valuable and worthwhile two days of the entire year. It's one of the best knowledge-sharing and learning events I've attended."

Jeff Wald, CPA

CEO, K-Coe Isom

"Digital CPA stands out as a must attend event for today's accounting professional. Technology is disrupting our profession and Digital CPA helps provide a clearer path as to where we need to go. I am a big believer in what they are doing."

Jamie Ellis, CPA

COO, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Digital CPA Curriculum

A holistic learning approach to support your Digital CPA journey

Business

Business

Practice Management: Building strong client relationships, staffing, project management and more.

Leadership

Leadership

Strategic Planning: Supporting partners and owners in successfully leading their firms down the digital path.

Technical

Technical

Digital Firm Operations: Gaining expertise in new technologies, legislation and client adoption.

The knowledge you'll need to secure your digital future.

Who should attend?

Any professional staff members will benefit from this conference, including:

  • Partners, managers and staff of client accounting, assurance and tax service teams
  • Technology champions and innovation leaders
  • Business development directors and firm marketing directors

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Can't attend in person? Join us virtually!

While nothing can fully resemble the experience of attending a conference in person and networking with your peers, sometimes attending in person is just not possible. Fortunately for you Digital CPA virtual attendance is a fantastic alternative. A seamless live streaming experience that allows you to access the sessions you want across the entire event. Choose sessions in your focus area, view the exciting keynote presentations and crossover to learn something new.

Speaker Interviews

Principles of storytelling with Matthew Luhn

2018 Keynote Matthew Luhn explains how storytelling is just as important in business as it is in film and how firms can use it to their advantage.

Authenticity and connecting with your client base

2018 Keynote Matthew Luhn joins CPA.com President & CEO Eric Asgeirsson to explain how firms can use storytelling to connect with their clients.

 

Scaling up your CAS Practice

Tom Hood, CEO of MACPA & Business Learning Institute discusses the challenges facing the profession in 2019 and what it means to be "Future Ready".

 

The CAS Pricing Model

Michelle Golden, President, Fore, LLC shares her insights on revenue models and how to approach pricing with a high tech practice.

 

Evolution of Business Analytics to Predictive Analytics

Dan Griffiths, CPA, Partner, Tanner LLC discusses his session from DCPA18 on the effects of technology on firms and the importance of CPA's to embrace the digital age.

Join us in the resource center for the latest innovations in firm solutions

CPA.com Strategic Partners

Bill.com Save time and increase organization, control and efficiency for you and your clients with Bill.com. This secure, paperless solution enables you to automate and streamline your clients' accounts payable and receivable processes.
Confirmation Gain greater efficiency and control of the audit process with Confirmation's one platform solution for both online and paper audit confirmations. Send any confirmation type, to any responder, anywhere all through one secure platform.
Expensify Expensify is the preferred receipt tracking and expense management partner of CPA.com, and trusted by 30% of the top 100 U.S. accounting firms for their clients. Join the ExpensifyApproved! Partner Program today at approved.expensify.com!
Caseware CaseWare International Inc. is the leading global provider of cloud enabled audit, financial reporting and data analytics solutions. OnPoint PCR, a smart, cloud-based solution that transforms how CPA firms conduct preparation, compilation and review engagements, has been jointly developed by CPA.com, the American Institute of CPAs and CaseWare International.
Paychex Through the Paychex Partner Program created with CPA.com, referred clients receive one-month free payroll, retirement and HR services, with a 6-month money-back guarantee on payroll and retirement services. Participation is free and there's no obligation.
RIVIO RIVIO, the private business financial document clearinghouse, was developed by CPA.com and Confirmation. It validates, authenticates and centralizes the financial document exchange between all stakeholders.
Sage Intacct Bringing best-in-class accounting capabilities to complement your firm's expertise, the Intacct Accountants Program is designed to empower you to deliver the high-value accounting and financial advisory services clients need to grow and succeed.
Vertex With the Vertex Firm Advisor Program, CPAs can leverage automation to provide sales and use tax support for clients and expand their trusted advisor role. Vertex is a Preferred Partner Solution of CPA.com, an AICPA Company.
XCM XCM is an end-to-end productivity enablement solution that automates and standardizes workflow processes across the entire firm, in all departments, including tax, audit, accounting and firm operations. XCM is a Preferred Partner Solution of CPA.com, an AICPA company.

Digital CPA 2019 Sponsors

AccountingSuite AccountingSuite™ is a powerful, all-in-one business application for accounting, cloud banking, order management, Multi-Channel inventory management, project and time tracking into one cloud-driven platform.
AON Aon is the only entity endorsed by the AICPA to provide best-in-class Risk Solutions that help protect the careers and lifestyles of accounting professionals and their families.
Client Hub Secure and Delightful Client Communication Platform for accounting and bookkeeping firms. Client Hub includes modern messaging, client request tracking, file sharing and more.
Dryrun Manage volatile cash flow, revenue and growth scenarios for clients. Automated software with unmatched flexibility.
Gappify Software provider of digital workers (bots) that support corporate accounting teams to automate mundane and repetitive tasks
Inflo Inflo is a cloud-based software application which extracts transaction level financial information from an organizations accounting system, leveraging this data to automate the compliance services accounting services provide and help deliver more valuable advice to their clients.
Intuit Quickbooks Intuit partners with accounting firms who are looking to move their Accounting Services & Outsourcing practices to the cloud. We provide training, education, and resources to ensure a successful transition. Intuit continues to create innovative solutions with the mission of powering prosperity around the world.
Jirav Jirav connects your business financial and operational data, helping companies easily explore historical operations and accurately forecast bookings, revenues, workforce, expenses & cash flows in real-time, resulting in better business decisions, made fast.
Karbon Karbon is an advanced workstream collaboration platform for accounting firms, combining email, discussions, tasks and powerful workflows to keep everything your team needs to get work done in one place and in context.
Lukka Lukka is a leading technology and data services provider for middle and back office crypto asset processing. Our crypto-native products connect, standardize, reconcile, process and report audit-ready information within a highly secure SOC 1 Type 2 enterprise-grade infrastructure.
MindBridgeThrough the power of human-centric artificial intelligence, MindBridge Ai helps organizations deliver rapid value to their clients with deeper insights and higher risk assurance for 100% of their data.
SAGESage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world's accounting professionals. We reinvent and simplify business accounting through brilliant technology, working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, bookkeepers, partners and developers.
Spotlight Reporting Spotlight Reporting's award-winning cloud-based software offers a great range of comprehensive management reports, customizable dashboards, three-way forecasting, and franchise reporting. Spotlight delivers clarity for better decision-making and allows accountants to expand their service options.
TaxCaddy TaxCaddy's electronic document request list, easy-to-use questionnaire, automated document retrieval, e-signatures, in-app messaging, invoicing, secure payments and native iPhone and Android apps streamline and simplify tax time for you and your clients.
Xero Xero is beautiful online accounting software for small businesses and their accountants. With time-saving tools and solutions, Xero improves efficiencies for everyone. Learn why more than 1,818,000 customers worldwide use Xero at xero.com.
Xero BlackLine provides cloud software solutions that automate and control the financial close process, empowering leaders around the world to modernize their finance and accounting organizations.

DCPA19 Advisory Board

Gerard Abbattista

Partner, EisnerAmper LLP
Gerard Abbattista leads the firm’s Outsourced Finance and Accounting Practice, providing a full range of outsourced solutions designed to meet client’s short-and long-term accounting needs. With more...

Alan Anderson

Owner, Account-Ability Plus
Al has over 25 years of experience in the accounting profession. After working primarily as a partner and National Director of Audit in the firm of McGladrey and Pullen, LLP and with the American...

Inga Arendt

Partner, Small Business Services, Wipfli
Inga M. Arendt Partner Current Position and Responsibilities Inga Arendt is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s Financial Optimization group helping businesses and their owners achieve their goals. In...

Michelle Golden

Owner, Fore LLC
Michelle Golden, CPF, is a growth and profitability strategist, an innovator, and a value-pricing methods expert. With a strong background in CPA-firm marketing, she deeply honed subspecialties in...

Javier Goldin

Managing Partner, Goldin Group, LLC
Javier Goldin It has been refreshing and exhilarating to find a Community within a professional organization dedicated to innovation and forward thinking. I am referring to Digital CPA. The initial...

Natalie Hoffmann

Partner, Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C
Natalie is the president of HKP and partner at Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C (HK). She has 30 years of experience in public accounting helping businesses find and use technology to automate their daily...

Tom Hood

CEO , MACPA
Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA is the CEO of MACPA & Business Learning Institute. One thing you should know about Tom is his prolific digital footprint with over 600,000 followers on Linked-in, Twitter and...

Kelly Johnson

National Practice Leader, Business Services & Outsourcing , BDO
Kelly Johnson leads BDO's Business Services & Outsourcing national practice and is a BDO Board of Directors member. With more than 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, she works with...

Mark Koziel

VP, AICPA
Mark Koziel is Executive Vice President – Firm Services for the American Institute of CPAs. He leads the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), Firm Relationship Management, Small Firms, Diversity...

Karen Larsen

Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Karen has spent the majority of her career as an audit practitioner working for a variety of different firms including Deloitte, KPMG and Baker Tilly. Her professional experience spans a wide range of...

Andy Lester

Founder and CEO, Tablespoon LLC
Andrew Lester is the founder and CEO of Tablespoon (formerly Lester + Company). With over a decade of experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and advisor to business owners, Andrew delivers...

Elinor Litwack

Senior Manager, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory Services, GRF CPAs & Advisors
Elinor has over twelve years of experience in the accounting profession. After launching her career as an auditor with PwC, she joined the Outsourced Accounting and Advisory team at GRF CPAs &...

Dixie McCurley

Partner, Trusted CFO Solutions
Looking for a way to revolutionize traditional accounting, Dixie McCurley set out to revolutionize accounting practices for small- to medium-sized businesses by offering a new way of thinking about...

Rebecca Pomering

Partner, Chief Practice Officer, Moss Adams
As chief practice officer, Rebecca oversees the firm’s client service and growth strategies. She is responsible for implementation and growth of the firm’s national industry practices, as well as the...

Steve Ursillo

Partner, Cherry Bekaert LLP
Leadership Role:National Leader, Information Assurance & Cybersecurity Education:Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bryant University; Masters of Computer Information Science, Boston...

Jen Wilson

Partner, Co-founder, ConvergenceCoaching
Jennifer Wilson is a co-founder and partner of ConvergenceCoaching, LLC, a national leadership and management consulting firm dedicated to helping leaders achieve. Jennifer’s ultimate goal is to make...

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Frequently asked questions

How can we register multiple people from our firm?
You have options for registering multiple people from your firm to attend the Digital CPA Conference.
  • When you register through the site you can simply select "Add Another Person", and then add their information. The registration site will automatically apply the multi attendee discount to all the individuals you register. You can also add more people at a later date by logging back in with your confirmation number and selecting "Add Another Person"
  • If you do not have the names of everyone going, but know there will be multiple attendees, contact CPA.com and we will help you with the appropriate discount code.
When should I arrive?
You should plan on arriving December 8th, the day before the conference starts to get situated before the conference begins. Our preconference sessions start early on December 9th. Activities are also being planned for Sunday afternoon and evening to provide an opportunity to start meeting fellow members of the DCPA Community.
How many CPE credits do I get?
By attending the full conference, you are eligible to receive up to 16 CPE credits. (If you participate in the Preconference sessions you receive an additional 3 credits.)
What types of CPE do I get?
You will be able to receive AA, SK and BMO (and other) CPE credit by attending DCPA19.
What is the cancelation 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 CPA.com, 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 CPA.com, 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.
Can I transfer my registration to another person in my firm?
Yes, contact SCO for assistance on this transfer at. 888.777.7077.

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