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Press Release

Young CPAs Challenged to Take Charge of Their Futures

Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
Published Date:
May 22, 2013

NEW YORK – (May 22, 2013) - The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education will host its annual Young CPA Conference June 9 – June 11 in Utica, N.Y. The three-day event is focused on new and emerging accounting professionals seeking to develop the technical and non-technical aspects of their careers.

Hosted by the Society’s Utica Chapter, the conference will feature some of the industry’s most established practitioners who will share effective success strategies and skills young CPAs need, said NYSSCPA President J. Michael Kirkland. “The unique sessions – which include communications skills training as well as tips on how to build and maintain their personal brands – are designed to provide both guidance and encouragement,” he said.

Sessions topics will include Healthcare Reform, Internal Controls, Effective Use of Social Media, Networking without the Net, Professional Judgment and Ethics, CPA Exam Review, Time Management, Building a Personal Brand, Business Communications Essentials and Life/Work Balance.

Conference registration and additional information is available at www.nysscpa.org/ycpa or by calling 212.719.8383 or 800.537.3635.


Incorporated in 1897 and now representing more than 29,000 CPAs, the NYSSCPA is a not-for-profit organization that represents the issues, standards and public services efforts of certified public accountants who practice in New York State; encompassing all areas of public practice, government, education, business, and industry. Visit the Society’s website at nysscpa.org for more information.