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Accounting and Financial Reporting.

Oil and Gas Accounting.

Two conferences - endless insights.

The annual Accounting and Financial Reporting conference will be held in conjunction with the Oil and Gas Accounting conference on Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17, 2023, respectively, at the Cox Convention Center in Tulsa.
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Learn more about each conferenceInstructional method: Group live - Experts share their knowledge with participants through live, in-person presentations and question and answer opportunities.

Accounting and Financial Reporting

Nov. 16, 2023

Tulsa Cox Convention Center

  • Brings together national and regional experts, standard setters, FASB and SEC officials, corporate financial executives, CPAs and academics to discuss current issues in accounting
  • Cost is $365 per person to attend AFRC ONLY.
  • Registration fee includes: instruction, participant materials and gift, breakfast items, snacks/refreshments, lunch and reception.
  • Opportunity to earn up to 8 hours of CPE credit.

Oil and Gas Accounting

Nov. 17, 2023

Tulsa Cox Convention Center

  • Brings together nationally recognized experts, standard setters, corporate financial executives, and CPAs to discuss current issues in accounting in the oil and gas industry.
  • Cost is $215 per person to attend OGAC ONLY.
  • Registration fee includes: instruction, participant materials and gift, breakfast items and snacks/refreshments.
  • Opportunity to earn up to 4 hours of CPE credit.

AFRC + OGAC Bundle

Attend both conferences at a discounted rate.

  • Cost is $560 per person to attend both the AFRC and OGAC.
  • Agenda - Accounting and Financial Reporting
    Time Session
    8:15 a.m. Welcome
    Dr. Angela Spencer, associate professor and interim accounting department head, Spears School of Business
    Conference Moderator: Peter Margaritis
    8:30 a.m. Financial Accounting Standards Board Update - Ashley  Tisckos, FASB project manager

    Accounting, Technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives :
    • Discuss FASB’s agenda consultation process
    • Identify matters on the FASB’s current research agenda
    • Identify recently issued accounting standards and other key developments
    • Describe FASB’s post-implementation review process
    9:20 a.m. Networking Break
    9:35 a.m. Important Considerations for Oil and Gas Acquisitions -Rich McCullough, Opportune LLP   Accounting, Technical – (1 CPE)

     

    • Understand the difference in accounting for a set of oil and gas assets considered a business versus those oil and gas assets considered an asset.
    • Understand important differences and characteristics that qualitatively impact the assessment of an acquisition, such as geography, zones, development risk and maturity of the play.
    • Finally, let's dive into the quantitative characteristics from the valuation report and discuss how to ensure the valuation report reflects the assumptions consistent with a market participant and the overall impact to the screen test of ASC 805.
    10:25 a.m. Workplace Recruiting and Retention, Panel Members (Moderated by Billy Leigh, Embark) Personnel/ Human Resources Non-technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives:
    • Understanding the current trends and challenges in recruiting and retention.
    • Exploring effective recruitment strategies.
    • Identifying key retention drivers
    11:15 a.m. Break
    11:30 a.m. Working Lunch
    Noon Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Dr. Alexis Smith Washington, Oklahoma State University

    Behavioral Ethics, Non-technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives:
    • Understanding the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Exploring unconscious bias and its impact
    • Assessing organizational diversity and inclusion
    12:50 p.m. Networking Break
    1:10 p.m. AI Trends and the Future of Work

    Information Technology, Technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives:
    • Understanding AI Trends
    • Analyze the Impact of AI
    • Gain Insights into key components of AI
    2 p.m. Embracing the Future of Work - Dr. Abbey Davis, OSU Center for the Future of Work

    Personnel/Human Resources - Non-technical - (1 CPE)
    Learning objectives to come
    2:50 p.m. Networking Break
    3:10 p.m. The Anti-Fraud Playbook - Frederick  Kohm, National Managing Partner Services and Grant Thornton LLPSession

    Accounting, Technical – (1 CPE)
    • Describe the five key principles of COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide.
    • Identify the ten playbook “plays” to implement the COSO FRM principles.
    • Locate and apply supplemental fraud risk management tools.
    4 p.m. Ethics Panel (moderated by Rachel Cox, Oklahoma State University) Panel members: Fredrick Kohm, Grant Thornton Behavioral Ethics, Non-technical – (1 CPE) Learning objectives to come
    4:50 p.m. Final Comments
    5-6 p.m. Networking Reception
  • Agenda - Oil and Gas Accounting
    Time Session
    8:20 a.m. Welcome
    Conference Moderator: Angela Baker, Oklahoma State University
    8:30 a.m. Topic TBA - Nick Cooper, Bank of Oklahoma

    Economics, Technical (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives to come
    9:20 a.m. Topic TBA

    Finance Technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives to come
    10:10 a.m. Networking Break
    10:30 a.m. SEC Staff Perspective in Accounting and Reporting Matters - Jonathan  Duersch, associate chief accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

    Accounting, Technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives to come
    11:20 a.m. Tax Transparency in Oil and Gas - Hanif  Gulamhussein, senior tax counsel, ConocoPhillips

    Accounting, Technical – (1 CPE)
    Learning Objectives to come
    12:10 p.m. Final Comments
    12:15 p.m. Adjourn
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CPE Credit

 

The program content is appropriate for business professionals from entry level to mid-level managers. For CPE purposes, the knowledge level of the conference is "basic." There is no prerequisite education/experience or advance preparation required for participating in the conference.

 

For CPE Credit, each session is worth 1 CPE credit, please see agendas with credit break downs. If attending all sessions, participants will receive 8 hours of CPE credit for AFRC and 4 hours of CPE credit for OGAC. Participants are required to attend and participate in complete session to receive CPE credit.

The Center for Future of Work, Oklahoma State University, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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Review the CFW program policies. All programs presented by the Center for the Future of Work are subject to these policies.

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