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How Accountants’ Ethics are Impacted by the ABCD of …

Type: Webinar with NA CPE

31 October 2024 2:30 pm ET
31 October 2024 4:30 pm ET

2:30 pm- 4:30 pm ET

How Accountants’ Ethics are Impacted by the ABCD of the Digital Age 

2 hrs CPE/CPD in Behavioral Ethics
Program Level: Basic

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Note: This webinar is hosted by the Center for Accounting Transformation. AGN is sponsoring spots for our members to attend. Register here and you will receive information on how to connect to the webinar directly from the C4AT. 

Emerging technology trends like Automation (including artificial intelligence), Blockchain, Cybersecurity, and Data governance (ABCD) are driving digital transformation and organizations’ move into the digital age. Yet we can’t let technology drive us forward without asking the question of “is it Ethical?” to use technology or data in a particular way. As organizations go through digital transformation, it’s important for accountants to ensure that ethical considerations are incorporated into an organization’s governance and internal controls over digitized processes and data analytics. Attend this session to understand the ethical implication to ourselves and the organizations that we serve.

Learning Objectives
• Identify ethical dilemmas created by the use of emerging technologies
• Define how emerging technologies can pose a threat to accountants’ ethical conduct
• Describe how accountants’ can mitigate the ethical threats from emerging technologies

Speaker Bio

Donny Shimamoto, CPA, CITP, CGMA
Intraprise TechKnowlogies LLC

Donny is the founder and managing director of Intraprise TechKnowlogies LLC, an advisory-focused CPA firm focused on innovation acceleration and organizational development for small businesses, middle market organizations, and nonprofits. Donny is a recognized thought leader and educator in the fields of accounting technology, IT risk management, and performance management. His dedication to helping accountants and organizations strategically leverage technology while proactively managing their business and technical risk is paramount.

Donny also serves as an business transformation advisor and outsourced “IT partner” for local & regional firms, finance departments, and internal audit departments who lack in-house IT executive leadership and IT audit expertise; He helps with risk assessments, IT-related advisory services, development of innovation strategies, streamlining of internal firm/department operations, and increasing staff proficiency with IT tools supporting internal operations and accounting/audit services delivery.