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Optimizing Your Automation Investments

November 09, 2017
7:30 AM to 10:00 AM CST

Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
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Candace Lynch
(210) 308-7963
  • Summary
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  • CPE Information
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You and your colleagues are invited to be our guests at a complimentary CPE qualified program.

Topics to be covered include:
  • Capital Assets
  • R&D
  • Robotics
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration (Complimentary breakfast)

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM - Panel Discussion

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Robotics Tour
Learning Event Objectives:
  • Participants will be able to describe what a borrower should take into consideration when weighing leasing vs puchasing equipment.
  • Preview Participants will able to provide real world examples of new trends in robotics and collaborative robots working around humans.
  • Preview Participants should be able to describe how companies can fund their investments in manufacturing, automation, and robotics with the R&D tax credit. 
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in Finance
Program Level: Overview
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
Benjamin Pressentin, BB&T

Patrick Wallace, BDO USA, LLP

Crystal Parrott, Southwest Research Institute