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Meet VeraSage 2012

VeraSage Institute

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Meet VeraSage 2012

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Want to learn a little more about what's happening among firms who are looking for better ways to manage their practices? Better ways to help customers and charge for that help? Better ways to inspire colleagues and employees to want to give their all? 

Meet VeraSage. And hear from many people—from firms both large and small—who have found better ways to go about doing business.

Join us from 2-6pm after the AICPA PS/Tech** event and prepare to be INSPIRED!!



VeraSage authors will all be there, so bring your favorite books!
(a very limited supply will be available for purchase)

  • Paul Dunn and Ron Baker: Firm of the Future
  • Ron Baker: Implementing Value Pricing, Pricing on Purpose, Measure What Matters to Customers, Mind Over Matter, and The Professional’s Guide to Value Pricing
  • Michelle Golden: Social Media Strategies for Professionals and their Firms
  • Jay Shepherd: Firing At Will
  • Tim Williams: Positioning for Professionals



Many thanks to Fujitsu for sponsoring AV and Sage, our social media sponsor!

@ScanSnapKim (Kim Hogan) of Fujitsu is giving away a fabulous ScanSnap 1100 in a drawing for all attendees.

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Sage is livetweeting and recapping the event! Follow along: @SageAccountants

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2:00 Welcome and kick-off

2:10 Inspire! (Paul Dunn)

Experience an electric kickoff keynote by the incomparable, ever-evolving Mr. Dunn, co-author of Firm of the Future and founder of the profession-changing Accountants’ Bootcamps. He's in the US specially for the launch of something he's been spending the last 5 years developing and shaping. And it (and he) are as leading edge as ever.


2:40 VeraSage: From Dream to The Firm of Today (Ron Baker)

Learn what’s happening in VeraSage’s global quest to rid firms of the ABH (almighty billable hour) and change professional’s lives for the better.


3:10 Kennedy and Coe’s Strategy to Success with Value Pricing (Kurt Siemers)

Hear the tale of his firm’s transition directly from Kurt Siemers, the visionary leader of Kennedy + Coe, the only Top 100 CPA firm to move away from time-based billing and toward pricing on purpose.


3:40 Break - Sponsored by Avalara!

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4:00 Tales From Trailblazers (firm leaders, from around the globe)

Listen as panelists share the good, the bad, and the ugly in their move away from traditional accounting firms to higher-value practices.


4:30 THRIVEcast LIVE (featuring Mark Koziel and Tom Hood)

Participate as the live audience for Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte’s disruptive podcast as they interview the AICPA’s VP of Firm Services & Global Alliances, Mark Koziel, and Maryland Association of CPAs’ CEO, Tom Hood.

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**Attendees of our session can book the AICPA's $189/night room at the Aria if you mention the AICPA PSTECH event. All Meet VeraSage registrants will receive a special discount code (in your confirmation email) to use if wish to you register for the AICPA Conference, too! 

Have questions about Meet VeraSage 2012? Contact VeraSage Institute
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Aria Resort & Casino Hotel

Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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is the revolutionary think tank for professional knowledge firms—we challenge people to break free of practice methods that hurt the professions, undermine their purposes, and fail their clients.

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