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January 9, 1978 Vol. 58 No. 1 AICPA Sets Open Meeting Procedures Notice of Public Meeting—Quality Control Standards AICPA Computer Conference To Be Held The CPA Letter A Semimonthly News Report Published by the AICPA As reported in the November 14 issue, the AICPA’s Council has resolved that meetings of standards-setting committees and other committees whose activities have a significant public interest should be open to the public when standards are discussed or acted upon. Public notification will be given for open portions of the meetings of the following groups: Accounting and Review Services Committee, Accounting Standards Executive Committee, Auditing Standards Executive Committee, Federal Taxation Executive Committee, Management Advisory Services Executive Committee, Professional Ethics Executive Committee and the Quality Control Standards Committee; also, the Federal Government Executive Committee and the Board of Examiners. Notices will appear in the Letter for meetings scheduled for the third and fourth weeks following the issue dates. (Members who wish to be assured of sufficient advance notice should consider paying $5.00 a year to the circulation department for first-class mailing.) A daily updated recorded telephone service will identify meetings and agenda items for the following 10 working days. Also, changes from the original printed notice and information on special or emergency meetings will be reported. The telephone number is (212) 575-5694. The AICPA’s Quality Control Standards Committee will hold a meeting in Atlanta on January 24-25 at the Sheraton Inn — Atlanta Airport. Open sessions will be held on January 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on January 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The following documents will be discussed by the committee: □ A Guide to Implement the Voluntary Quality Control Review Program for CPA Firms — Performing and Reporting on Quality Control Compliance Reviews (consider draft for publication). □ Guideline for State Society Involvement in AICPA Quality Control Review Program for CPA Firms (consider draft for publication). □ Quality Control Standards for CPA Firms (consider draft for exposure). □ Report of Consulting Reviews Task Force (review task force report). The next scheduled meeting of the committee is February 27-28 in New York. The AICPA’s fourteenth annual computer services conference will be held May 22-25 at the Marriott Motor Hotel in Atlanta. The 3½-day conference will deal with various aspects of computer-based business systems. New this year are five different tracks designed so as to allow registrants to choose a specific study path. The five tracks include courses in the following areas: basic computer auditing, advanced computer auditing, practice management, industry applications and general topics in EDP. Registration fee is $225. Advanced programs will be available in March. For further information, contact Alan Frotman at the AICPA.
|Title||CPA letter, 1978|
|Author||American Institute of Certified Public Accountants|
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|Source||Originally published by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants|
|Rights||Copyright and permission to reprint held by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants|
|Format||PDF page image with corrected OCR scanned at 400 dpi|
|Digital Publisher||University of Mississippi Library. Accounting Collection|
|Identifier||cpa letter 1978|