the future in focus

the future in focus

The Fairmont Hotel, Austin
December 4-7, 2022

Onsite registration is now full.


Digital CPA 2022 is on the way

For over a decade, the Digital CPA conference has been the premier event for forward-thinking accounting professionals who are ready to shape the future of the profession.

Join us this year in Austin, Texas or tune in virtually December 4-7th and dive into the latest strategies, emerging technologies, and data trends impacting the accounting, finance and advisory roles. Network with like-minded peers, earn up to 17.5 CPE credits, and join the Digital CPA community for 3 inspiring days filled with the insights your firm needs to put the future-in-focus. Bring your colleagues for up to $300 off per person.

DCPA Blog: 5 Reasons Not to Miss This Year’s Digital CPA Event

There are many, many reasons to attend the Digital CPA Conference, but for the sake of brevity, we narrowed it down to 5 of our favorites. Read our blog to learn more about what makes DCPA22 an event that you and your colleagues don’t want to miss.

DCPA22 Webcast: The Other Side of Uncertainty

Join industry leaders Pascal Finette, Jeffrey Rogers, and Kacee Johnson as they explore three key elements required for turning uncertainty into opportunity to build resilience and better outcomes for the future. This webcast will give you a glimpse into the type of valuable and actionable content that you can expect at a DCPA conference.

Learn more about DCPA22

There’s a reason so many accounting professionals look forward to DCPA every year. If you’d like to learn more about the premier event for forward-thinking accounting professionals, take a look at this short video.




Virtual or onsite, you choose your learning experience! All sessions will be broadcast with audio and visual for our online attendees and include a virtual trade show for mobile interaction. Attendee fees are the same for both learning options.

AICPA Members






PCPS Firms & CITP or CGMA Credential Holders



Groups of 2 - 5

Save an additional $150 per person automatically

Groups of 6 or more

Save an additional $300 per person automatically



Fairmont Austin Lobby

Fairmont Austin

Our group block at the Fairmont is fully committed.

101 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: +1 512 600 2000



HILTON AUSTIN (Overflow hotel)

Our group block at the Hilton Austin has expired but you may still be able to reserve a room on your own, click here.

500 E. Fourth Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: +1 512-482-8000

Social Activities

Sign up for one of our fun social events and have fun while you network with other future-focused practitioners. (On-site registrants only)

Walking Tour of Austin

Walking Tour of Austin: $30 per participant

Departing from the Fairmont Austin, participants will enjoy a leisurely 1-mile stroll through Austin's beautiful historic district!

Sites and stops include: the historic Susanna Dickinson house, the historic 6th St. (Austin’s world-famous live music headquarters), the Driskill bar, historic landmarks such as the original railroad depot & the red light district, the beautiful Texas state capitol, and much more!

You will meet your CPA.com host in the Fairmont lobby on Sunday, December 4 at 1:15pm CT to check in before the 1:30pm CT departure. The entire tour will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Rain or shine.


Austin Duck Adventures

Austin Duck Adventures: $40 per participant

The original Austin tour, Austin Duck Adventures offers an amphibious tour that includes tours of downtown Austin and beautiful Lake Austin in the UNSINKABLE, US coast guard inspected, Hydra Terra vehicles. Austin Duck Adventures is 75 minutes of sightseeing that includes Historic Sixth Street, the State Capitol Building, the Governor's Mansion, and Lake Austin. This tour will take place rain or shine.

You will meet your CPA.com Host in the Fairmont lobby on Sunday, December 4 no later than 12:45pm CT. The group will then board the 1pm Austin Duck Adventures together.


Austin Duck Adventures

Walk or Run with Jen Wilson & Samantha Mansfield

Lace up your shoes and join Jennifer Wilson and Samantha Mansfield of ConvergenceCoaching, LLC for a morning walk or run at DCPA22! The walk/run will be 4 to 5 miles or approximately 45-50 minutes – you decide your own distance and pace.

Meet in the Fairmont lobby Tuesday, December 6, at 5:55am for a 6:00am start time. All are welcome at no cost and there is no need to sign up. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring your water.


What your peers are saying about DCPA

Who should attend?

Professional staff members will benefit from this conference, including:

  • Firm leaders
  • Client advisory services practitioners
  • Technology champions and innovation leaders
  • Business development directors and firm marketing directors
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Insights from Previous Keynotes


Living in a Time of Exponential Change

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How Equipped is the Profession for the Future?

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Simplifying to Innovate

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Bringing Innovation to the Forefront

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Your Brain Is Good At Inclusion... Except When It's Not

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Practicing Open Mindedness

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On Demand Webcasts


The Other Side of Uncertainty

Speakers: Pascal Finette, Jeffrey Rogers, Kacee Johnson
Length: 1 Hour


Future of CAS, Beyond Accounting

Speakers: Erik Asgeirsson, Jody Grunder, Nina Chmura, Michael Smith
Length: 1 Hour


CAS 2.0: Key Strategies to Take your CAS Practice to the Next Level

Speakers: Erik Asgeirsson, Paul Van Den Berg, Dixie McCurley, Tommye Barie, CPA, CGMA
Length: 1 Hour


Excellence Now: Extreme Humanism

Speakers: Tom Peters, Tom Hood, Kacee Johnson
Length: 1 Hour


FP&A Services: The Future of Your CAS Practice

Speakers: Michael Cerami, Martin Zych, Tom Hood, Bruce A. Phillips, John Kogan
Length: 1 Hour


Serving Clients Beyond the Pandemic

Speaker: Dixie McCurley, Jim Bourke, Mitchell Weintraub & Michael Cerami
Length: 1 Hour

DCPA22 Advisory Board

Ron Baker

Founder, VerSage Institute
Ronald J. Baker started his CPA career in 1984 with KPMG’s Private Business Advisory Services in San Francisco. Today, he is the founder of VeraSage Institute—the leading think tank dedicated to...

Jody Grunden

Co-Founder and CEO, Summit CPA Group
Jody Grunden is the Co-Founder and CEO of Summit CPA Group, the leading provider of Virtual CFO Services in North America. His entire career has been devoted to innovating the accounting industry...

Christopher Heinfeld

Partner, Heinfeld, Meech & Co.
Christopher W. Heinfeld, CPA is a Partner for the public accounting firm Heinfeld, Meech & Co. He currently manages audit and attest services for municipalities, school districts, non-profits, and...

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

Executive Vice President, Business Growth and Engagement, AICPA

"Hood uniquely combines three vital traits: He sees the future of the profession clearly; he discovers or creates supremely practical ways to move the profession toward that future; and he generates...

Mark Koziel

President, CEO, Allinial Global
Mark Koziel became President and CEO of Allinial Global in August 2020 after 14 years with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In addition to leading a team of twenty-nine...

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...

Sharai Lavoie

CEO/Managing Member , Lavoie CPA PLLC
With over 25 years of experience in financial strategy and operations, Sharai Lavoie has led countless organizations to profitable growth and operational excellence across the country. She has managed...

Kenny Li

Partner, Chief Technology Officer, Citrin Cooperman
Kenny is responsible for overseeing and maintaining Citrin Cooperman's Information Technology (IT) Operations. Beyond IT Operations, his role is to ensure that the firm's IT strategic objectives align...

Elinor Litwack

Partner, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory Services, 2021 Advisory Board Chair, 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 &...

Gabrielle Luoma

Co-Founder, CEO, MOD Ventures, LLC
Gabrielle M. Luoma, CPA, CGMA, also known as Gabby, is a co-founder and visionary of MOD Ventures, LLC, a Client Business Advisory Company. Gabby is a proud graduate of New Mexico State University...

Dixie McCurley

Principal, Digital Advisory, Client Accounting Services Leader
A Principal in the Digital Advisory Practice of Cherry Bekaert, Dixie is responsible for leading the Firm’s Client Accounting Services (CAS) practice. Based in Atlanta, Dixie oversees outsourced...

Andrea Mills

Partner, BDO FMA, LLC
Andrea has extensive experience helping nonprofits, individuals, and foundations make important fiscal decisions. With her support, organizations strengthen the effectiveness of their giving and...

Zunie Nguyen

Founder & CEO of Yogi CPA
Zunie Nguyen is the Founder & CEO of Yogi CPA, a consulting firm focused on financial independence for high-income earners and entrepreneurs. Zunie recently won the CPA.com Innovative Practitioner of...

Lisa Simpson

VP, Firm Services, AICPA
Lisa is the VP Firm Services for the AICPA. She leads the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) team in the development of practice management tools that address topics most important to firm...

Lindsay Stevenson

Chief Transformation Officer, BPM
As BPM’s Chief Transformation Officer, Lindsay Stevenson drives innovation at the Firm. A Certified Public Accountant, she has spent the last 15+ years serving as a change agent in the accounting...

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...

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.
What is the cancellation policy?

On-Site: You may cancel without penalty if your 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: You may cancel and receive a refund if your 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 cancellation is received up to and including 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.

Switching between On-site & Online: You may switch your attendance from on-site to online or vice versa within 10 days of the start of the conference.

Can I transfer my registration to another person in my firm?
Yes, please contact Kate Shattuck (Kate.Shattuck@aicpa-cima.com) for assistance.
Where can I inquire about sponsoring DCPA?
Email us at Events@hq.cpa.com.