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embers-Only Programs
Committee and Interest Group Meetings
If you're interested in joining a committee or interest group, come to any of
the open meetings to judge the benefits for yourself. To join a group today,
visit and click "Committees and Interest Groups" under
Contact Phyllis Roche at or 860-258-0216.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Trust, Estate, and Gift Taxation Committee
Topic: Update on Probate Court Restructuring
Speaker: Judge Paul J. Knierim, Probate Court
Administrator, Office of the Probate Court Administrator
As a result of Public Act 09-114, Connecticut's probate
courts are undergoing a watershed restructuring. This pro-
gram will provide an overview of the reforms being imple-
mented and a discussion of the practical implications of the
changes for court users and their advisors.
Location: The CSCPA Education Center,
716 Brook Street, Rocky Hill
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee
Topic: FASB Update
Speaker: Jeffrey D. Mechanick, CPA,
Assistant Director, FASB
This session is designed to update participants and answer
their questions on: developments in the standard-setting
environment, especially the latest on International
Convergence and the SEC's consideration of IFRS for U.S.
public companies, the final report of the Blue-Ribbon Panel
on Standard Setting for Private Companies, and the first
meeting of the FASB's new NFP Advisory Committee; the
FASB/IASB joint projects on Financial Instruments, Fair
Value Measurements, Revenue Recognition, and Leases;
the EITF's recent guidance on healthcare reporting mat-
ters; other recent FASB guidance and ongoing projects of
interest to the NFP sector; and implementation matters
concerning fair value measurements (FAS 157), NFP merg-
ers and acquisitions (FAS 164), and other financial report-
ing issues.
Location: The CSCPA Education Center,
716 Brook Street, Rocky Hill
Time: 8:30 a.m.
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If there's a niche you're immersed in everyday or a topic
you'd like to become more familiar with, we have a
committee or interest group for you.
Committees hold open meetings (with CPE credit!), plan
conferences and programs, enjoy social events, and
more. Whether you're just entering the profession with a
lot to learn or an experienced practitioner with a lot to
share, all are welcome.
To join, visit
Educators Interest Group
Financial Institutions Committee
New and Young Professionals Group
Student Outreach and Career Awareness
Governmental Issues Task Force
Continuing Professional Education Committee
Golf Tournament Committee
Investment Committee
Member Benefits Committee
Accounting and Reporting Standards Committee
Employee Benefit Plans Interest Group
Federal Income Taxation Committee
Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee
International Business Resource Group
Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee
Personal Financial Planning Committee
State Taxation Committee
Technology Committee
Trust, Estate, and Gift Taxation Committee
Valuation, Forensic, and Litigation Support Group