CPE Course Welcome to the Fast Future: Technological Disruption and the Art of Anticipation

May 17, 2018

8:30am — 4:15pm

Location Manchester

Member Price $259.00Register after April 26 and pay $279.00
Non-member Price $359.00Register after April 26 and pay $379.00

Curriculum Other, Specialized Knowledge

Field of Interest Other, Specialized Industry

Level Intermediate

Designed For

Any forward-thinking accounting and finance professional who wants to remain relevant in a world of exponential change.


Artificial intelligence, cognitive learning platforms, blockchain, and other technological advances are transforming the accounting and finance profession as we speak. What challenges and opportunities do these technologies present, and what new skills do accounting and finance pros need to stay ahead of possible disruptions? In this interactive session, Bill Sheridan will explain the technologies in detail, offer examples of how they are disrupting the profession, and teach attendees how to predict the future and spot opportunities in the chaos.



  • Technological advances
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Cognitive learning
  • Future skills
  • Anticipation
  • Disruption


William Sheridan, CAE

Bill Sheridan is a knowledge hunter, content curator, lifelong learner, and EOS implementer. As chief communications officer for the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute, he created and co-authors the association’s acclaimed blog, CPA Success, and manages the association’s member communications and numerous social networks. He was named one of Accounting Today’s “100 Most Influential People in Accounting” for 2016.Bill has been named a Certified Association Executive by the American Society of Association Executives. The designation certifies that he has studied and practiced every aspect of association management.As an EOS implementer, Bill helps business leaders get what they want from their businesses. EOS is a complete, proven system of simple, practical tools that help businesses achieve three things:— Vision: Getting leaders 100 percent on the same page with where their organization is going and how it is going to get there.— Traction: Helping leaders become more disciplined and accountable, and to execute well to achieve every part of their vision.— Healthy: Helping leaders work together as a healthy, functional, cohesive team.Bill speaks regularly at national conferences on the future of the accounting and finance profession, the strategic uses of social media, and the evolution of communication, collaboration and education. He delivers frequent presentations on behalf of the Business Learning Institute and is a certified Insights to Action strategic facilitator.close




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