Events

Wipfli Upcoming Events

Events to help grow your organization

Wipfli offers various events, seminars and forums on a wide range of topics during the course of the year. We are excited to offer you a wide variety of forums to help you stay ahead of the curve and help your organization continue to grow.

Search our wide selection of learning opportunities via industry, service, type or location.

Cloud security & data privacy for tech companies

10/22/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Technology Industry

Type: Live Webinar

Cost Free

Technology companies, especially startups, are focused on innovation and disrupting the market. Cybersecurity can often become an afterthought.

Title 31 AML Recent Developments

10/24/2019 08:00 AM - 10/25/2019 05:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Tribal Gaming and Government, Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost $799

Event Location:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372

Register for Title 31/AML Recent Developments seminar in Prior Lake, MN.

Preparing for the Audit

10/29/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli – 17th Floor Room: Navy Pier
1 N. Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606

What is an audit? Why do I have to have one? How do I effectively hire an auditor? If I prepare all the workpapers, what does my auditor really do? 

The can’t-miss features in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central October 2019 release

10/29/2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (CT)

Type: Live Webinar

Cost Free

The October 2019 release of Business Central includes a number of improvements and features that focus on bolstering product performance and helping users navigate the system as efficiently as possible.

Preparing for the Audit

10/30/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli 3rd Floor, Rm: Botanical Gardens
100 Tri-State International Ste 300
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069

What is an audit? Why do I have to have one? How do I effectively hire an auditor? If I prepare all the workpapers, what does my auditor really do? 

Qualified Opportunity Zone Panel

11/5/2019 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Construction and Real Estate

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
The Standard Club
320 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, Illinois 60604

With over 50 million people living in economically distressed areas, the purpose of an opportunity zone is to connect low-income communities with capital investments to promote economic growth. As an investor, you can take realized capital gains and reinvest them into qualified opportunity funds (QOFs) — gaining access to three big benefits.

In-Depth Training on OMB's Uniform Guidance and Head Start Regulations (Salt Lake City, UT)

11/5/2019 08:30 AM - 11/7/2019 12:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost $900

CLU Credits: 17.5

Event Location:
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Downtown
110 West 600 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Having strong internal controls and understanding the rules governing how you can and cannot spend federal dollars are keys to fiscal management and overall compliance in your organization.

Professionals new to the organization, as well as professionals who have been there for decades, will benefit from this one-and-a-half-day review of the administrative and cost principles/allocation sections of the 2 CFR Part 200 – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (also known as the “Uniform Guidance”) and one-day review on implementing the Head Start Act and Head Start Program Performance Standards.

Becoming a PI Practitioner

11/12/2019 08:30 AM - 11/13/2019 04:00 PM (CT)

Type: In Person Event

Cost $2100

CLU Credits: 13.75

Event Location:
Wipfli LLP
10000 Innovation Drive, Suite 250
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226

Get the most out of The Predictive Index® with this two-day workshop.
*13.75 SHRM/HRCI credits*

This training is open to current PI clients only - Contact us if you wish to learn more. 

Roles and Responsibilities in the Finance Department

11/12/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli – 17th Floor Room: Navy Pier
1 N Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Your organization's fiscal department performs a range of activities, but is each individual performing the right ones? Using our experience with performing business process reviews, we'll share some of the common themes we see that can be considered and implemented in your organization's fiscal department. 

Implementing Revenue Recognition Standards for Not-for-Profits (November 2019)

11/12/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits

Type: Live Webinar

Cost $195

CLU Credits: 2

The new revenue recognition standards (Topic 606 and ASC Topic 958-605) are the most significant changes to GAAP in decades. These changes will impact nonprofit organizations less than businesses, but nonprofit entities will need to be aware of how these changes may impact their organization to prevent findings in the first years the standards are applicable. This session will help you understand the recent clarifications to the definition of conditional contributions and will give help you understand and apply the guidance in Topic 606 to exchange transactions.

Roles and Responsibilities in the Finance Department

11/13/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli – 3rd Floor, Room: Botanical Gardens
100 Tri-State International Suite 300
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069

Your organization's fiscal department performs a range of activities, but is each individual performing the right ones? Using our experience with performing business process reviews, we'll share some of the common themes we see that can be considered and implemented in your organization's fiscal department. 

Accounting and Audit Update for Financial Institutions

11/13/2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (CT)

Industry:
Financial Institutions

Type: Live Webinar

Cost Free

Wipfli’s annual accounting and audit webinar will update you on final accounting rules effective for 2019 and 2020, as well as some rules that have been finalized but will not be effective for several years. We will also look at the current status of any significant proposed rules being deliberated by FASB and implications they would have for the financial institution industry.

Wipfli Winter Training Conference 2019

12/2/2019 08:00 AM - 12/6/2019 07:00 PM (ET)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost $875

Event Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton
5780 Major Blvd.
Florida, Florida 32819

Join us for the 7th Annual Wipfli Winter Training Conference for ways to serve your community even better. The services you provide have a direct impact on the people in your community.

Internal Audit Bootcamp

12/4/2019 08:30 AM - 12/6/2019 04:00 PM (MT)

Industry:
Tribal Gaming and Government, Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost $999

Event Location:
Wheel House at the LINQ
3535 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

This seminar will provide you guidance on internal audit “best practices” and the tools needed to elevate the quality of your gaming commission and internal audit function. You will learn the NIGC MICS, terminology, Title 31 best practices and overview, auditing, potential & real casino frauds, and what is happening with the new Class II 543 regulations.

Tax Update for Financial Institutions

12/5/2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (CT)

Industry:
Financial Institutions

Type: Live Webinar

Cost Free

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed by President Trump at the end of 2017. Since that time, the IRS has provided numerous forms of guidance to help individuals, businesses, and the tax community at large to better understand these changes and how they impact all taxpayers. 

Financial Reporting for the Future

12/10/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli – 17th Floor Room: Navy Pier
1 N Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60606

The financial world has changed significantly and will continue to do so at an even more rapid pace. Cloud computing, artificial intelligence, shared services, outsourcing and blockchain will continue to be drivers for the change that impact the accounting functions in our organizations. Join us for a discussion around best practices and reporting tools that can get you ready for this journey into the future.

Financial Reporting for the Future

12/11/2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost Free

Event Location:
Wipfli – 3rd Floor, Room: Botanical Gardens
100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069

The financial world has changed significantly and will continue to do so at an even more rapid pace. Cloud computing, artificial intelligence, shared services, outsourcing and blockchain will continue to be drivers for the change that impact the accounting functions in our organizations. Join us for a discussion around best practices and reporting tools that can get you ready for this journey into the future.

Impact of Revenue Recognition Changes for Nonprofit Organizations

12/12/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Governments, Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost $20

CLU Credits: 1

Event Location:
Wipfli LLP
2501 W Beltline Hwy, Ste 401
Madison, Wisconsin 53713

The new revenue recognition standards (Topic 606) are the most significant changes to GAAP in decades. These changes will impact nonprofit organizations less than businesses, but nonprofit entities will need to be aware of how these changes may impact their organization to prevent findings in the first years the standard is applicable. If you have exchange transactions, this session will help you understand whether these changes will impact your organization, and how to update your policies and procedures for these changes.

Uniform Guidance & Head Start Regulations Overview

5/6/2020 08:30 AM - 5/7/2020 05:00 PM (CT)

Industry:
Governments, Healthcare, Nonprofits

Type: In Person Event

Cost $850

CLU Credits: 14

Event Location:
Crowne Plaza AiRE- MSP Airport | Mall of America
3 Appletree Square
Bloomington, Minnesota 55425

Having strong internal controls and understanding the rules governing how you can and cannot spend federal dollars are keys to fiscal management and overall compliance in your organization.

Professionals new to the organization, as well as professionals who have been there for decades, will benefit from this one-day review of the administrative and cost principles/allocation sections of the 2 CFR Part 200 – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (also known as the “Uniform Guidance”) and one-day review on implementing the Head Start Act and Head Start Program Performance Standards.

21st Annual Wipfli National Conference

7/12/2020 11:00 AM - 7/17/2020 05:30 PM (PT)

Industry:
Nonprofits, Governments

Type: In Person Event

Cost $775

Event Location:
Caesar's Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, Nevada 80109

Join us for the 21st Annual Wipfli National Training Conference for ways to serve your community even better. The services you provide have a direct impact on the people in your community. Let us help you keep your funding and vital services available, hire and keep talented team members, and so much more! Then you can focus on the important areas, like serving your community.

Atlanta-based firm Porter Keadle Moore joins Wipfli

"The addition of PKM, a firm with a long history in the region and an exceptional track record in the industry related to quality and client service, will uncover many opportunities for additional growth as we move forward." - Kurt Gresens, Wipfli's Managing Partner