First CPE in Second LIfe will be held in conjunction with the Maryland Business & Accounting EXPO in two "mixed reality" sessions (live at EXPO and virtually in SL).
Intuit's Future of Small Business Report and What it means to CPAs: June 18 8:10 to 10 a.m. EST, 5:10 to 7 a.m. SLT / PST.
Steve Blundell, CPA, and Catherine Harrell will present Intuit's three-part study authored by the Institute for the Future. The presentation will look at the significant trends and forces affecting entrepreneurship over the next decade, including the changing face of small business, technology trends and their impact on small business formation and operation, and how these concepts are shaping an environment where small businesses can thrive, benefiting from collaboration with big business, access to enhanced computing power and a global marketplace. In order to get CPE - please register using the attached link (it is free but you will need to register) http://www.macpa.org/Public/Conference/Description.aspx?courseID=0819SL01
The Virtual World of Second Life: June 18, 2:15 to 3:05 p.m. EST, 11:15 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. SLT / PST.
Sue Singer, Linden's Manager of Internal Tools will be on stage at the EXPO joined by John Zdanowski, CFO of Linden Lab (the company that created of Second Life), will present from in-world to take you into a future that is already here, where real business gets done in virtual worlds like Second Life. If you think you have enough to do in this life, you may need to step out of your comfort zone and find out how real money is being made in virtual worlds.
In order to get CPE - please register using the attached link (it is free but you will need to register) http://www.macpa.org/Public/Conference/Description.aspx?courseID=0819SL01
Space is limited to the first 40 attendees but we will be streaming live to a website and recording the session for archive.
We will be attempting to broadcast web streams live from the EXPO floor at our virtual show in-world at the BLI Conference Center on CPA Island (note you must join the SL group - SLACPA in order to visit CPA Island)