SOURCE: Dallas CPA Society

Dallas CPA Society

May 09, 2017 12:46 ET

Dallas CPA Society Announces U.S. Representative Kevin Brady as the Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2017

Dallas CPA Society Brings National Experts Together for 13th Annual Convergence Conference

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 09, 2017) - U.S. Representative Kevin Brady, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, will present "Pro-Growth Tax Reform for the 21st Century" as the keynote speaker for the Dallas CPA Society's 13th annual Convergence conference in Dallas on Friday, May 12. Convergence brings together national experts in accounting, finance, tax and law to discuss issues of current interest to industry executives. The event will be held at the InterContinental Dallas Hotel, with Brady's keynote presentation beginning at 12:15 p.m.

Non-TSCPA members are encouraged to attend the conference. Registration is $340 for non-members. More information can be found here.

Brady will discuss the pro-growth solutions that he and his fellow tax-writers are pursuing as they work to deliver the first overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than three decades.

"The Dallas CPA Society is honored to welcome Rep. Brady to Convergence this year," said conference chair Tom Walker, CPA, VP of tax for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club. "We look forward to hearing insight on tax reform from one of the nation's most influential statesmen."

Convergence is the largest and most well-attended education conference for the CPA community in north Texas, with more than 1,000 attendees every year. This year's event will feature 26 sessions on a variety of topics, including cyber security, current accounting legislation, health care, fraud, nonprofit issues, and federal, state and local taxes.

This year's Convergence title sponsors are Jackson Walker and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

"Jackson Walker is honored to be a title sponsor of Convergence 2017," said Willie Hornberger, partner at Jackson Walker. "As the chairman of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee, Congressman Kevin Brady is at the center of the current national debate on tax reform. President Trump's tax reform proposals will impact virtually every business in America and Chairman Brady's upcoming address at Convergence 2017 is drawing attention from people around the state."

ABOUT THE DALLAS CPA SOCIETY AND THE TEXAS SOCIETY OF CPAS

The Dallas CPA Society, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Dallas Chapter), is a not-for-profit professional association serving approximately 6,000 CPA members in Dallas and the surrounding 13 counties. It is the second largest chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), the statewide professional association with over 27,000 members and 20 chapters around the state. A Board of Directors, elected from among the membership, is charged with the responsibility of governing the chapter.

ABOUT JACKSON WALKER

Jackson Walker LLP has more than 130 years of experience serving clients in key practices and industries throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The firm is ranked nationally in 27 practice areas in the U.S. News "Best Law Firms" rankings, has 12 chambers-ranked practices, and was recognized in the BTI Client Service A-Team list in 2017 and numerous other times in recent years. To learn more, visit: jw.com.

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