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Webcasts are archived for 180 days after the live broadcast. Webcasts archived in the last month can be accessed on this page. Older archives are available on their respective series pages. For a complete program schedule and topic information, view the Program guide or the Webcast calendarCPE credit is not available for viewing archived programs. 

The future of mobility: How is technology fueling the revolution?

The way people and goods travel from point A to point B is changing, creating a series of new and evolving ecosystems that enable personal mobility. This shift is made possible through revolutionary technologies reaching far beyond autonomous vehicles. Learn about exciting developments in personal mobility, the new ecosystems emerging around it, and how they will impact the broader technology agenda.

Technology Executives
September 14
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Robotics and cognitive automation: A new age of competitiveness in real estate

Businesses across industries are increasingly turning to emerging technologies that can automate manual tasks and human judgment. Is there a place in real estate management and operations for these astounding innovations? Explore how real estate firms can use automation to augment humans for increased operational efficiency, cost reduction, and competitive advantage.

Real Estate & Construction
September 14
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Blockchain: Measuring its evolution and development via open-source collaboration

Blockchain began as open-source technology. What role does open source have on blockchain’s evolution in business application? Learn how data science is being used to mine, scrub, and organize open-source collaboration to determine the direction of the next most transformative technology in the world.

Financial Services
Financial Services
September 13
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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A primer on IRS advice and guidance processes

For anyone not familiar with the inner workings of tax administration, the processes for requesting advice and interpreting guidance from the IRS may seem puzzling. What types of advice and other guidance does the IRS provide and what are the processes for requesting advice from the IRS? Learn about various types of IRS advice and guidance that every taxpayer and tax practitioner will want to be familiar with.

Tax Executives
Tax Controversy
September 12
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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US government contracting hot topics: Navigating an evolving regulatory environment

The US government contracting environment has new events happening on a regular basis that affect the marketplace. What should you know to maintain compliance and protect your company’s reputation and its license to do business with the government? Explore relevant changes affecting US government contractors and actions you can take to remain compliant.

Creating the Agile mindset in government

Agile approaches to software development can drive value with accelerated speed-to-market, enhanced quality, and reduced waste. However, the enterprisewide adoption of these methodologies requires a new way of thinking, from procurement and governance through process and staff adoption. What are effective strategies on creating an Agile mindset throughout government organizations? Explore ways government can prepare to enable Agile methodologies and help drive success throughout the Agile project life cycle.

Industries
Federal & State Government
September 7
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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FASB's targeted improvements to hedge accounting: Smoother sailing ahead?

The anticipated FASB Accounting Standards Update on targeted improvements to hedge accounting aims to simplify certain aspects of that accounting model and more closely align entities’ hedge accounting with their risk management activities. Learn about the new FASB guidance and key considerations and opportunities in the transition to the refreshed hedge accounting model.

Financial Executives
Financial Reporting
September 7
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Leadership disrupted: Pushing the boundaries

High-performing leaders today need different capabilities, yet most organizations are behind in developing digital leaders, promoting young leaders, and building new leadership models. What will change the paradigm? Learn results of Deloitte’s fifth Global Human Capital Trends survey and how to develop digital-focused, team-centric leaders.

HR Executives
September 6
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Oil and gas trends in Latin America: A look at 2017 and beyond

Despite record-high oil prices over the last decade and the dramatic rise of US shale, Latin American oil and gas production has not grown as rapidly as expected. With major political reforms in key countries and renewed investment from both independent and national oil companies, is investment or production at an inflection point? Learn how current trends and events in Latin America are shaping the future of E&P activity.

Industries
Oil & Gas
September 6
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The cyber regulatory environment: Evolving risk, adaptive response

Cyber risk remains a top concern for insurers and regulators as threats continue to evolve. What cybersecurity standards do regulators expect the industry to meet? Hear more about the developing landscape for cyber regulation and the strategies and tools available to insurers to keep pace.

Financial Services/Real Estate
Insurance
September 5
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Shifting sands: What tax changes may impact inbound investors to the United States?

The tax landscape for foreign-headquartered companies investing in the United States could soon face some significant changes. What tax-related developments in the United States and European Union may be most important for your company and how can you navigate them? Hear about recent developments in tax laws and regulations that might impact your plans to invest in US operations.

Tax Executives
International Tax
August 31
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Advanced forecasting in FP&A: Automation is here and expanding

Leading class financial planning and analysis (FP&A) organizations are advancing beyond simple bottoms-up forecasts that depend exclusively upon human effort and judgment. What are some of the more automated and mathematical approaches companies are using today to address the ongoing challenge of forecasting and planning? Learn how these changes are impacting talent models and some of the emerging technologies used to support these methods.

DOE Quadrennial Energy Review: An insider's perspective

On January 6, 2017, the US Department of Energy released the second installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review (QER 1.2). What do its major findings and recommendations mean in the context of today's evolving federal energy policy? Participants will hear former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy Bill Hederman discuss how the study results could play out in the future.

Industries
Power & Utilities
August 30
1 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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Exponential change: Guiding transformation by challenging basic assumptions

Even amid exponential change, organizations can find ways to refine and evolve the business through quick, concrete actions and identifying scalable growth opportunities that might fundamentally transform the business. How can board members and management work together in guiding such transformation while helping foster a positive culture of exploration and experimentation? Learn how challenging the basic assumptions of an organization can build a healthy transformation and keep the business evolving as its surroundings change.

Centralized audit procedures for partnerships: Proposed regulations

On June 14, 2017, the Treasury Department and the IRS published proposed regulations that provide rules and address key changes for partnerships subject to the new centralized partnership audit regime. Generally, the new centralized audit regime assesses and collects tax at the partnership level. How could these proposed regulations impact your company? Participants will learn about business, tax, and other considerations for partnerships in connection with these new rules.

Tax Executives
Federal Tax
August 29
12 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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Older, more diverse, better educated: Meet the future US labor force

Much attention is paid to millennials and the new Gen Z as influencers of workforce trends. Yet emerging data suggests that older workers aren’t going anywhere. What could this mean for private companies? Learn why private companies should continue to engage younger workers while not forgetting the changing needs and importance of older workers.

Private Companies
August 29
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Careers and learning in the digital age

The half-life of employee skills is falling rapidly, placing huge demands on learning and development (L&D). To adapt, companies are beginning to deploy continuous L&D. Learn results of Deloitte’s fifth Global Human Capital Trends survey and how to encourage employees to constantly learn and relearn throughout their careers.

HR Executives
August 24
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Last mile, first movers: A new paradigm for transportation and shipping

Technological and social trends are disrupting the transportation and shipping industry. How are incumbents rethinking their business models to avoid becoming commoditized? Learn how a new strategic framework can help transportation companies and their customers make decisions about resource allocation and technology investments.

Industries
Travel, Hospitality, & Leisure
August 24
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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The cyber talent gap: New considerations and strategies

Demand for cyber talent continues to outpace companies’ efforts to build skilled and capable workforces. What innovative strategies can academia, government, and industry use to speed skill development and overcome the cyber talent gap? Learn new ways to engage and prepare your workforce for cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Third-party risk management: Driving value in the extended enterprise through transparency investments

Many organizations are investing in technology to support transparency in their extended enterprise risk management. What return on investment can be expected, and what lessons can others’ efforts reveal? Learn about a new approach to, and technologies for, managing risk in the extended enterprise.

Hard to value intangibles: What does new BEPS guidance portend?

In June the OECD released a discussion draft of BEPS Action 8 Implementation Guidance on Hard-to-Value Intangibles (HTVI). What revisions are being proposed in the transactional profit split and attribution of profit to permanent establishment drafts? We'll discuss: Participants will learn about the proposed guidance and how profits should be shared under the profit split method.

Tax Executives
Transfer Pricing
August 22
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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Time and attendance systems: A valuable source of unrealized potential?

With employees tracking their time daily and management approving, time and attendance data can provide vital information about workforce efficiency, organizational patterns, and performance. How can your organization capitalize on it? Learn how time and attendance data can unlock opportunities for workforce performance and value creation.

Industries
Manufacturing
August 17
1 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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Tax compliance and provision software: Annual tax technology update

In recent years, tax software companies have expanded their offerings to include much more than just income tax provision and compliance solutions. What enhancements should you be aware of, and are you taking full advantage of the software you already license? Gain timely insights on developments in income tax and compliance technology.

Tax Executives
Tax Operations
August 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Fostering talent with the changing role of controllership

As the controllership function transitions to the digital era, the department is being asked to deliver more insights through data analysis and other qualitative information. How does the shift from debits and credits to bits and bytes impact controllership talent acquisition, retention, and management? Learn from a panel of industry guests how other companies are working through these issues and building a controllership team for the future.

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