EDGE Career Development Conference | ENGAGE 2021

Take your accounting career to the next level

Make the move from staff to leader by learning the soft skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and gaining a keen understanding of today’s technologies. EDGE will set you on the right path.

Wed, July 22 – Fri, July 24
EDGE Career Development (EDG)


Find the skills you need to lead.

Gain a foundation and an understanding of what it takes to lead, manage and spark your own personal development. We give you the knowledge that’s NOT taught in college.

You’ll hear from power influencers and pioneers of leadership, and virtually network with other like-minded CPAs and financial professionals representing every segment of the profession. Foster relationships with peers who know what you're going through and understand the challenges that you face.

Your advantage during ENGAGE 2020:

  • Sessions that break the mold of typical conferences
  • Peer-to-peer learning for practical takeaways
  • Flexible strategies to build your leadership skills

Can't-Miss Sessions

Keynote: Break the Dependence
Sarah Elliott, PCC, CPA

When it comes to developing our teams, we must stop being the Chief Problem Solver (CPS) and instead empower our people to become more resourceful on their own. Explore how you can empower and influence your team using some professional coaching techniques, instead of finding fault or prescribing solutions.

Keynote: The Three Ts of Leadership: Truth, Trust and Transparency
Donna Salter

The underlying principles of effective leaders: truth, trust, and transparency are imperative building blocks to high-performing individuals and teams. Learn practical tips on building trust as the currency of leadership earned through honesty, consistency, and effective communication.

The Resilience Revelation
Lindsay Stevenson, CPA, CGMA

Resilience is the power or ability to recover readily. We talk about resilience in our personal lives, but what does it look like in business? How can we strengthen our resiliency in our professional lives to better meet the challenges that we face every day? Let's explore what resiliency looks like and how to build our resiliency "muscles" in this interactive session! Grab Your Grit and Give Your Gifts as you experience the Resiliency Revelation!

The Art of Saying No
Tonya Moffitt, CPA

The ability to say no is important inside and outside of the work environment. You should be realistic as to what you can and cannot do. This interactive session will help you learn how to say no or offer alternative solutions. These tips can help avoid burnout, stress, depression, and resentment towards others.

Who Will Be There


Accounting professionals

Accounting professionals from all specializations looking for career development

Use your All Access pass to access these other focus areas within ENGAGE


Advanced Accounting and Auditing (NAAATS)


Advanced Estate Planning


Advanced Personal Financial Planning


AICPA Practitioners and TECH+


Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual


EDGE Career Development


Finance Redefined


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion