Critical Issues in Cloud Computing Seminar

Rider University’s Center for Business Forensics and Accounting Department
Present a Half-Day Seminar

Critical Issues in Cloud Computing
Friday, April 26, 2013
8:00 am – 12 noon

Featured Speakers: Frank Kovacs, Senior Manager, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP, Iselin, NJ and Michael J. Wojcik, Manager, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP.

Also meet faculty from Rider’s business programs in Information Systems and Accounting.

A total of 4 New Jersey CPE hours will be awarded to CPAs.  1/3 hour each in Accounting, Auditing and Finance; and 1 1/2 hours each in Management Advisory Services and Computer Science.

Seminar Location
Sweigart Hall Room 115
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Target Audience

  • Auditors
  • Risk managers 
  • Audit committee members 
  • Forensic accountants 
  • Small practice entrepreneurs
  • Compliance teams 
  • Small business owners
  • Sourcing teams 
  • Board members 
  • Information systems strategy professionals 
  • Financial officers
  • Application owners

Seminar Description
Attend this seminar to learn more about migrating to the cloud and what it means to you regardless of the specific area of accounting and auditing that you are in.  Cloud adoption has many transformative effects beyond pure technology.  Beside technical and accounting issues, all the organizational and cultural issues associated with migrating to cloud services will be covered.

Our experts will discuss

  • What is cloud computing?
  • Different types of cloud solutions to their impact on
    • auditing
    • risk management 
    • compliance
    • security
    • governance
  • How companies develop strategies for adopting and consuming the appropriate cloud services. 
  • How moving to cloud services transforms cost structures, workforce requirements, etc.
  • How cloud systems can meet or exceed the privacy and security of in-house systems.

Register Now!

Seating is limited so early registration is encouraged!
Check-in and a continental breakfast will be held from 7:30am to 8:00 am in the Sweigart Hall atrium.
A takeaway package of session notes will be provided to all participants.