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Manufacturing Seminar

September 06, 2016
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Crescent Club - 9th Floor
6075 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
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Tracy Chism
(901) 684-2035
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The Internet of Things is the new frontier in manufacturing. IoT offers significant opportunity for manufacturers, yet our new study with The MPI Group found that the industry has some catching up to do. With IoT comes greater cybersecurity vulnerabilities, but also more R&D tax credit opportunities.

BDO USA, LLP invites you to a complimentary CPE-qualified seminar to discuss the Internet of Things and the preparations companies are making to operate in an IoT-enabled environment.
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Program
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to: 
  • Describe the Internet of Things and the critical areas to maximize these opportunities (Cybersecurity and R&D).
  • Review the major developments in cybersecurity protections to prevent an IT breach.
  • Identify and understand R&D Tax Credits and incentives for IoT investments.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
Keynote Speaker and Moderator:
Rick Schreiber, National Manufacturing & Distribution Practice Leader, Assurance Office Managing Partner, BDO, National Association of Manufacturers’, Board Member 

Scot Struminger, Vice President of IT, FedEx Services
Jim Vinson, Vice President, Global Operations, Sato-Global Solutions, Inc.
Debbie Smith, Sr. Manager, IT-Process Information Management in Global Manufacturing, International Paper
Shahryar Shaghaghi, Head of International BDO Cybersecurity, BDO Consulting
Chris Bard, National Leader, R&D Tax Services