Accounting and Auditing Institute for Employee Benefit Plans



Accounting and Auditing Institute for Employee Benefit Plans

In the spirit of protecting the health and safety of our educational program attendees, speakers and supporting staff Accounting and Auditing Institute for Employee Benefit Plans is being relocated to the Westin Nashville, July 19-21, to run alongside the Fraud Prevention Institute. 


As the accounting industry adapted this past year, we are left asking what the future of the profession looks like. The Accounting and Auditing Institute for Employee Benefit Plans is the premier conference for those who audit employee benefit plans. This conference will keep you up to date on the latest in reporting and disclosure requirements, best practices in your profession and issues impacting the employee benefits industry.

The program offers focused learning on the technical topics of greatest concern to the accounting and auditing profession. Learn best practices, interact with other professionals who face similar issues and fulfill your need for continuing professional education.

Topics/Agenda

  • ​Economic Update
  • Accounting and Auditing Update
  • DOL Update
  • Withdrawal Liability
  • Reading and Understanding the Actuarial Report
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emerging Issues/Best Practices
  • Hard-to-Value Assets
  • Understanding Peer Review
  • Risk Assessment—Back to Basics
  • Data Analytics
  • Claims Auditing
  • Working in a Virtual Environment
  • Auditing Contributions

The Accounting and Auditing Institute is focused and provides much needed education in a complicated industry.

Iann Jensen CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Benefits of Attending

  • Get the most up-to-date information on plan disclosure requirements.
  • Understand the current issues that impact multiemployer pension and health and welfare plan audits.
  • Network with your peers who face similar challenges and brainstorm workable solutions.
  • Opportunity to earn meaningful continuing professional education (CPE) credits

Who Should Attend

The Institute is designed for internal and external accountants and auditors who serve employee benefit plans. Sessions will appeal to both new and seasoned practitioners.

​​Accompanying Educational Event

Trustees and Administrators Institute (June)​

Speakers

Speakers will be announced soon.

​Speakers

Speakers for 2020 will be announced shortly. Please check back soon.

Preconference Program

Auditing Employee Bene​​fit Plans

Sunday, June 26, 2016  |  8:00 a​.m.-5:00 p.m.

We are proud to partner with the AICPA to offer their Auditing Employee Benefit Plans course as a preconference session. Develop your competence and gain a deeper understanding of EBP audits before taking the Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate exam.​​​​ [Learn more]​

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Continuing Education

​​The International Foundation is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of group-live continuing professional education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. For more information, please contact our Continuing Education Department at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.


Register With Confidence

We can't wait to see you. Our mission is to create the best learning environment for you, and that includes ensuring a safe learning environment following the latest health guidelines. This event is also available virtually so those learning remotely can share in the educational experience. The virtual format includes all key content, and you can still qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (assuming you attend the minimum number of sessions required).

All conferences have a no-penalty transfer policy, allowing you to transfer to any other 2021 or 2022 program. Hotel cancellation policies apply. See www.ifebp.org/policies.

Here's How It Works

You choose your format: in-person or virtual. You have the flexibility to change your format should your plans change—Just give us a week's notice so we can best prepare for your participation. With an in-person format, you'll receive access to the recorded sessions after the program concludes. To qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (if applicable), you must complete all the required sessions in your chosen format. For example, if you choose the in-person option, you must complete all the required sessions in person.

COVID-19 Preparations

The International Foundation is closely monitoring local, state and federal agencies regarding the latest safety precautions. We are also working closely with the event property to implement the current safety guidelines. As the event draws closer, watch for safety guidelines that will be in place.


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