Thursday, January 23, 2020 – Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 8:30am – 4:35pm

Broadcast: Nonprofit Conference

Nonprofit Conference
January 23, 2020
Doubletree by Hilton, Westborough


This is the Broadcast Nonprofit Conference:

For more information please contact Katlyn Ribeiro at


8:00 - 8:30 a.m.



8:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks


8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Running a Nonprofit Like a Business

Jim Lindell, CPA, CGMA, CSP

“No margin, no mission” is the rallying cry for nonprofits (NPOs) to be more business-like. In this session, you will learn how NPOs and for-profit businesses are alike and different. We’ll discuss the best practices that can be utilized by the NPO to become more strategic, profitable, efficient and accountable, current trends affecting NPO organizations and more.


9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break


10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Panel of Experts: Cybersecurity Risks to Nonprofits

Scott Augenbaum, Retired FBI Special Agent and Cyber Security Insurance Expert


11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

FASB Update

Elizabeth Gagnon, Financial Accounting Standards Board

  In this session, we'll provide a FASB Update with a focus on ASU 2018-08 - the recently issued ASU on revenue recognition of grants and contracts by NFP entities. We'll also discuss other recently issued standards and projects.


12:30 -1:15 p.m. 



1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Tax Reform Two Years In - Non-Profits and Donors

Brad Bedingfield, Hemenway & Barnes LLP

In addition to impacting how nonprofits are taxed, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has affected how donors are giving to charitable organizations. In this session, you’ll learn where nonprofits stand two years into tax reform, and get an update on how the tax law is being implemented, including UBTI and the new taxes on transportation fringe benefits, executive compensation and net investment income, as well as the effect of tax reform on charitable giving.




2:15 – 2:30 p.m. 

Afternoon Break


2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Federal Awards – what do you need to know?

Diane Edelstein, CPA, Maher Duessel

In this session, we’ll dive into the new Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book 2018) which will be effective June 30, 2020. We’ll discuss an overview of the Yellow Book changes, independence and non-audit services, Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit including the challenges with procurement, the 2019 Compliance Supplement and more.




3:30– 3:40 p.m. 

Change Break


3:40 – 4:40 p.m.

Ask the Experts Panel Discussion

Moderated by Jim Lindell, CPA, CGMA, CSP

  • Diane Edelstein, CPA, Maher Duessel

  • Brad Bedingfield, Hemenway & Barnes LLP

Conference Credits

This course is 8.00 credits

Conference Fees

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Conference Cost

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