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2018 Deloitte Power & Utilities Fall Seminar

Knowledge is power

November 27–28, 2018 | This year's seminar focused on the latest technical accounting and tax issues designed to help you prepare for year-end accounting and reporting requirements.

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The 2018 Power & Utilities Fall Seminar agenda

Deloitte Power & Utilities Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Tax Update

Tuesday, November 27

During the first day of the seminar, Deloitte’s energy specialists focused on industry technical accounting and tax issues to assist participants in preparing for calendar year-end accounting, reporting, and tax requirements. Participants could choose either an accounting and financial reporting update or a tax update.

Controllership’s Role in Driving the “Digital Utility”

Wednesday, November 28

Day two focused on the role the controllership can play in addressing the evolving opportunities and challenges presented by the move towards the “digital utility” of the future. Attendees explored what the future of power and utilities back office functions will be like and gained an understanding of how CFOs and related directors will be running the controller’s function.

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November 27–28, 2018

Chicago, IL

Experiencing Deloitte Spark

During day two of the seminar, we showcased an interactive technology-enabled “Spark experience” with the latest in automated close processes, cognitive technologies, and advanced analytics. Through this hands-on experience, we discussed frameworks and best practices around implementing these types of technologies at your organization. Deloitte Spark is a highly interactive and immersive environment for you to ask the questions and sample technologies with our subject matter specialists and industry experts.

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What’s a Spark experience?

Spark experiences provide disruptive, interactive technology-enabled solutions that are customized to address your organization’s specific issues. Our portfolio of cutting-edge services are aligned to Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory’s innovation solutions—what we call our Ventures Funds—and are designed to help you address today’s and tomorrow’s risks.

From experiential one-hour meetings to full-day sessions, Spark can help you:

  • Collaboratively explore key issues and opportunities
  • Immerse your team in advanced, tech-enabled solutions
  • Prototype and shape tailored solutions through visual technology, audio and video, and immersive activities

We work with you to drive toward tangible outcomes. Through early stage prototyping, you can leave the Spark experience confident in next steps. You’ll also be better prepared to take the lead in your industry as you navigate complex scenarios and seize bold opportunities to disrupt the status quo.

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith

US Power & Utilities Leader

Scott serves as vice chairman, US Power & Utilities leader for Deloitte LLP, as well as the Audit Energy, Resources & Industrials leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. An audit partner based in San Diego,... More

Bill Graf

Bill Graf

US Power & Utilities Audit & Assurance Leader

Bill is the Power & Utilities Audit & Assurance practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 30 years of experience with the energy industry, including financial statement audits, acqui... More

Brian Murrell

Brian Murrell

US Power & Utilities Advisory Leader

Brian is the Deloitte Advisory Power & Utilities industry sector leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP and leads our US Commodities Trading Risk Management (CTRM) practice, focused on end-to-end trading an... More

Dave Yankee

Dave Yankee

US Power & Utilities Tax Leader

Dave is a managing director in the Federal Tax Accounting (Periods, Methods & Credits) group of the Washington National Tax practice of Deloitte Tax LLP and is the US Power & Utilities Tax Leader for ... More

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