The 2019 schedule will be posted in late January of 2019.


Last Year's Schedule

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Morning Session (8:50am - 12:00pm)

8:50 Introductory Remarks
8:55 Latest Federal Tax Developments
Bruce McGovern, Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston / Houston, TX
Cassady V. Brewer, Georgia State Professor, Georgia State University / Atlanta, GA
10:40 Break
10:55 Latest Federal Tax Developments (cont'd)
12:00 Lunch (included with program)

Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 5:15pm)

Concurrent Sessions:
1:00 State Income Tax Conformity After the 2018 Tax Act
Craig D. Bell, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond

Accounting Method Changes for Closely Held Businesses After the 2017 Tax Act
Colleen M. O'Connor, KPMG LLP / Washington, DC


Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on Foreign Investment by Closely Held Businesses
Ryan L. Losi, PIASCIK CPA / Glen Allen
3:00 Break
Concurrent Sessions:
3:15 Employee Benefit Planning After the 2017 Tax Act
Karen M. Field, KPMG LLP / Washington, DC

Impact of Tax Reform on Tax-Exempt Organizations/Charitable Giving
J. William Gray, Jr., McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond


CPE Ethics
VSCPA Speaker: David Peters


MCLE Ethics
Bradley A. Ridlehoover, McGuireWoods LLP / Richmond
5:15 Adjourn and Cocktail Party

Friday, June 8, 2018

Morning Session (8:45am - 12:15pm)

8:45 Tax Reform Implementation
Commissioner David Kautter, Acting Commissioner IRS / Washington, DC
9:45 Practical Impact of the New Partnership Audit Rules
Miriam L. Fisher, Latham & Watkins LLP / Washington, DC
10:45 Break
11:00 Choice of Entity After Tax Reform—Impact on Partnerships, S-Corps, and Use of C-Corps
Deborah A. Fields, KPMG LLP / Washington, DC
12:15 Lunch (included with program)

Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

1:00 Tax Reform Impact on the Flow-Through Entity: Sections 199A, 163(j), and 168(K)
Robert J. Crnkovich, Ernst and Young, LLP / Washington, DC
Maximilian Pakaluk, Ernst and Young, LLP / Washington, DC
3:00 Break
3:15 Estate and Trust Planning After Tax Reform—Including Income and Tax Basis Planning
Farhad Aghdami, Williams Mullen / Richmond
4:30 Adjourn