EBPAQC Alert No. 84 

    Published January 03, 2007

    Audit Managers and In-Charges Planning for 2007 EBP Audit Season
    Live Forum Instructions for Participants
    January 8, 2007
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

    Dear Center Members

    Enter the Forum

    This alert contains instructions for participating in the upcoming EBPAQC Audit Managers and In-Charges Planning for 2007 EBP Audit Season Live Forum, to be held on Monday, January 8, 2007, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. We encourage you to invite all EBP audit managers and in-charges in your firm to "attend" this free live event.

    Please note that this email is only sent to Designated Partners, administrative contacts and registered participants, so please forward to all "attendees" at your firm.

    EBPAQC Executive Committee members David Evangelista, Partner, Goldstein Lieberman & Company LLC, Erica O'Malley, Partner, Grant Thornton, LLP, and Diane Wasser, Partner, Amper Politziner & Mattia PC will address various aspects of planning and performing ERISA engagements and will include a discussion of various audit tools and resources the Center has to offer, as well as a question and answer session.

    Attached to this Alert are PowerPoint Slides that will be used in the presentation. Please download or print the slides prior to the call so you can follow along with the speaker. Also attached are the following EBPAQC reference tools:

    You will be able to ask questions via email during the call. Those questions will be addressed by the speakers in a question and answer session at the end of the presentation. Please email your questions at any time prior to or during the call to ebpaqc@aicpa.org. We encourage you to submit questions in advance.

    To log on to the call on January 8, 2007:

    1. At or a few minutes before 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, please call the toll-free number 1-866-793-1340.
    2. The operator will ask you for the Conference ID number or the name of the call:  1014364 or AICPA EBPAQC Managers and In Charges Planning.
    3. The operator will then connect you to the conference. You will hear music until the conference call starts.

    During the Call:

    1. If you experience technical difficulties at anytime during the call, press *0, and the operator will assist you.
    2. If you have any other difficulties during the call, please call 202-434-9207.

    After the Call:

    We will archive on our website an audio file of the call, which will be available for you and others in your firm to listen to after January 15, 2007.

    No CPE is offered for participating in this EBPAQC Live Forum. The EBPAQC Executive Committee offers members these free informational and informal live forums in the conference call format with no registration required. They are not designed or intended to meet formal CPE requirements. The Executive Committee supports CPE opportunities for members through formal webcasts and the national EBP conferences.

    Thank you for "attending" this important event. We hope you find the call informative and helpful in preparing for your 2007 EBP audit season.


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