Curaçao AICPA & CIMA Third Annual Seminar – “Demystifying Blockchain” – Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate (16 CPE).
| Date: December 9th and 10th, 2019 | From 08:00 AM – 6:00 PM |
| Location: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort | John F. Kennedy Boulevard 3 |
Why Attend This Seminar?
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), work together to define the impact of Blockchain technology for the accounting profession and advance the interests of both the public and profession in this area. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) will play a significant role in driving the adoption of Blockchain, a world-changing technology. During this event our US CPA Blockchain experts will cut through the hype and will be “Demystifying Blockchain”.
What Will You learn?
- Recall the foundational constructs behind Blockchain technology and cryptoassets, structure and functionality.
- Recognize the benefits, values and opportunities of Blockchain for your organization.
- Recognize Blockchain risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization.
- Recognize regulatory concerns and governance related to Blockchain implementations.
- Recall practical applications and use cases by looking into ledgers, transactions and smart contracts.
- Recognize the current landscape, business applications and financial control considerations associated with Blockchain use.
Who Should Attend?
Auditors, accountants, CEOs, CFOs, lawyers, actuaries, controllers, internal auditors, compliance officers, partners, staff, managers, government officials and other Non-IT professionals who want to do any of the following:
- Get a foundational understanding of Blockchain
- Incorporate Blockchain application within their organizations
- Become a responsible business partner by recognizing Blockchain Implications and how its application and uses can benefit the client’s business
- Determine if there’s interest in exploring Blockchain as a specialization, individually or as a firm
- Standout with a digital badge as someone who is committed to your clients new emerging technology needs
- Add value to your organization, create opportunities for career growth and earn CPE credit.
Why is Blockchain important and how will our digital badge certificate program help you understand this dynamic technology?
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to attend this 2-day Live On-Site AICPA Blockchain learning session (16 CPE) on the beautiful island of Curacao at Curacao Marriott Beach Resort.
Agenda – Day 1 | Monday December 09, 2019 | 8 CPE |
|8:00 AM – 8:30 AM||Registration & Welcome Refreshments|
|8:30 AM – 8:45 AM||Opening Remarks by the U.S Consul General to Curacao Mr. Allen Greenberg|
|8:45 AM – 10:45 AM||Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts|
|10:45 AM – 11:00 AM||Coffee Break (15 min)|
|11:00 AM – 12:00 PM||Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts (continued)|
|12:00 PM – 1:00 PM||Lunch (1 hour)|
|1:00 PM – 3:00 PM||Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies|
|3:00 PM – 3:15 PM||Coffee Break (15 min)|
|3:15 PM – 5:15 PM||Blockchain: Benefits, Values and Opportunities|
|5:15 PM – 5:30 PM||Summary and Close|
Agenda – Day 2 | Tuesday December 10, 2019 | 8 CPE |
|Ma 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM||Registration & Welcome Refreshments|
|8:30 AM – 9:45 AM||Risks and Challenges of Blockchain|
|9:45 AM – 10:00 AM||Coffee Break (15 min)|
|10:00 AM – 11:00 AM||Blockchain Trends|
|11:00 AM – 12:00 PM||Permissioned Ledgers and Other Solutions|
|12:00 PM – 1:00 PM||Lunch (1 hour)|
|1:00 PM – 2:00 PM||Transactions and Smart Contracts|
|2:00 PM – 3:00 PM||The Blockchain Landscape|
|3:00 PM – 3:15 PM||Coffee Break (15 min)|
|3:15 PM – 4:15 PM||Blockchain: Process and Technical Controls|
|4:15 PM – 4:30 PM||Summary and Close|
|4:30 PM – 5:00 PM||Celebration Ceremony Of Our Newly Licensed |
Local US CPAs
|5:00 PM – 6.00 PM||Happy hour / Networking|
CPE Credits: 16.0 | NASBA Field of Study: Information Technology
Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None | Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Live On-Site | Course Acronym: BLCF
Who will be the presenters?
Kirk Phillips CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB
Kirk Phillips CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide for Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He’s a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he’s a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes. He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia. In addition Kirk also authored this Blockchain Fundamental Course.
Rocher Cyrus CPA, CGMA
Rocher Cyrus CPA, CGMA is the Managing Director of Global International Management, LCC. He is the authorized learning channel partner of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) delivering educational materials to the accounting profession. In addition he is the authorized partner of Confirmation and RIVIO for the Dutch Caribbean and Suriname providing FinTech solutions to firms and financial institutions. Further he is a Becker Professional Education Partner helping international oriented accountants qualify to sit for the United States Certified Public Accountant Exam. In addition he is a frequent speaker for the AICPA. Last year he was one of the speakers and moderator on the AICPA & CIMA U.S. Cybersecurity event in New York.
SPECIAL OPENING BY THE US CONSUL GENERAL TO CURACAO MR. ALLEN GREENBERG AND GUEST OF HONOR FOR THE CEREMONY OF WELCOMING OUR NEWLY LICENSED “LOCAL” US CPAs.
Mr. Greenberg is the U.S. Consul General to Curacao and Chief of Mission to Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten.
A native of California, Mr. Greenberg studied at Stanford University and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, with a concentration in Latin America Studies. He speaks French, Spanish, Russian, Polish, and Japanese.
Mr. Greenberg will be opening this event on day 1. He is our Guest of Honor and will also welcome our newly licensed “local” US CPA’s by handing over their license on day 2 during the official ceremony.
TESTIMONIALS OF OUR PRIOR AICPA & CIMA EVENT
Registration and Payment
Seats and registrations are only reserved and confirmed once payment is received. Participants can pay and register by clicking on the register button. This is a secured payment platform powered by CPACharge. All major credit cards are accepted. For wire transfers please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRICE DAY 1 USD 500 | PRICE DAY 2 USD 500 |
DISCOUNTED PRICE FOR ATTENDING BOTH DAY 1 AND DAY 2: USD 950
PRICE INCLUDES: Welcome Refreshments, Lunch, Refreshers, Coffee Breaks and Happy Hour (only the second day).
COMPANY GROUP DISCOUNTS:
Companies participating with 5 or more attendees are
eligible for larger group discounts. Please contact us for more information and eligibility via email@example.com.
Hotel stay is not included in pricing but can be arranged. Contact us via info@globalintmanagement,com for more info.
NOTE: Participants may chose to register for one day only. In order to be eligible to receive your digital badge certificate participants should register and attend both days.
Our NEW Venue for this Blockchain event:
The brand new “Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort”
About The AICPA & CIMA
About Global International Management, LLC
About the NASBA
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants 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: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/
Refund Policy and Cancellations
Requests for full refunds or cancellations must be received by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org before November 01, 2019 12:00PM AST.