Faculty | CalCPA Education

A Call for Speakers

Speak at Our Upcoming Conference!

Are you a subject matter expert or have a unique point of view to share? Interested in Speaking? Showcase your work & let your voice be heard at an upcoming CalCPA conference.

Welcome and thank you for your interest! CalCPA invites you to share your unique insight and expertise with leading business and finance professionals. CalCPA conferences are known to be the place for networking and sharing innovative ideas and we are always looking for fresh perspectives on leading topics affecting the financial industry. If you are interested in applying for a speaker opportunity, please click the link below to complete the online application form.

 Speaker Application Form

Upcoming Conferences

We are accepting session proposals for upcoming CalCPA conferences on a continuing basis. The list below highlights conferences and ideas for session proposals for the following industries (please note, dates are subject to change):

CFO and Controllers Virtual Conference

Date: March 2022

Intended audience

  • CFOs, Controllers, Finance Directors and CPAs in industry who perform Controller functions for their clients or are performing consulting services.

Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference

Date: March 2022

Intended audience

  • Forensic accounting professionals, Litigation services consultants and experts, Emerging FVS professionals, CFOs, controllers and senior financial professionals.

School Districts Conference

Date: April 2022

Intended audience

  • Senior-level staff and partners responsible for school district audits, large-district business staff, school district fiscal directors, county office business officials and school board members.

Elevate: Women’s Leadership Forum

Date: April 2022

Intended audience

  • Women in the accounting profession who are interested in enhancing their leadership skills.

Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference

Date: : April 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, financial professionals and officials who work with governmental entities, as well as professionals in government who need to stay current on government finance and audit.

Not-for-Profit Conference

Date: May 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, CFOs, controllers, executive directors, attorneys and financial staff who work in a not-for-profit organization; CPAs who audit or do the financial statements for not-for-profit organizations; and board members who want a better understanding of financial issues facing their organizations.

Entertainment Industry Conference

Date: June 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, business managers, attorneys, bankers, CFOs and controllers who work for, or have clients in, the entertainment industry.

Employee Benefit Plans Audit Conference

Date: June 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs who perform employee benefit plan audits and senior managers, staff, financial professionals, individual advisers and attorneys who specialize in working on employee benefit plans.

Estate and Trust Planning Conference

Date: July 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, attorneys and financial professionals involved in estate and gift tax planning and compliance; other estate planning professionals; practitioners with high net-worth clients and clients with interests in closely held businesses.

A and A Conference

Date: Oct. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, accountants and auditors seeking technical A and A updates from leaders in the profession.

Family Law Conference

Date: Oct. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, attorneys, judges, other professionals and staff who require current knowledge of family law cases and issues.

International Tax Conference

Date: Nov. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, attorneys and other tax or finance professionals who advise nonresidents with U.S. investments, U.S. citizens living or doing business abroad, as well as individuals and families moving across borders.

Real Estate Conference

Date: Nov. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, attorneys and other professionals who advise companies and individuals with real estate holdings in California and beyond.

Cannabis Industry Symposium

Date: Dec. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, attorneys and business owners specific to the cannabis industry.

Farmers Tax and Accounting Conference

Date: Dec. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, CMAs and other financial professionals and attorneys working directly in farming and agribusiness.

Wine Industry Conference

Date: Dec. 2022

Intended audience

  • CPAs, CFOs, controllers, attorneys, management accountants, consultants and other professionals who do business in the wine industry.

Speaker Submission Application Process

Please see our step-by-step guide to help you with our speaker submission application.

PDF Guide

Speaker Information:

  • Contact Details
  • Speaker Bio
  • Previous speaker history
  • Session Title

  • Abstract of course/session
  • Determine NASBA Field of Study
  • Level of Difficulty
  • Session Length


Thank you for considering becoming a CalCPA speaker. Click below to access our online application form:

 Speaker Application Form

All applicants will receive confirmation of their application.

Benefits of Becoming a CalCPA Speaker

CalCPA is the largest statewide professional association of certified public accountants in the United States with more than 43,000 leading business and finance professionals. Speakers can expect to:

  • Give back to their profession by sharing their knowledge & expertise
  • Build and expand their networking circle
  • Earn complimentary registration to the conference, earn CPE credits and specialty credit opportunity
  • Increase their visibility in the CPA community