ACUA Annual 2011 Conference

2011 Conference, September 11-15, 2011 Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada Tropicana Las Vegas As Tropicana Las Vegas completes a $180 million transformation across every aspect of the property, there’s much to discover. Not a single detail was overlooked, starting with the all new, best-in-class rooms. The dazzling property boasts all new restaurants, redesigned casino with all new race and sports book, new nightlife options and a spectacular pool recently voted “Best in Las Vegas”. The grounds are only the beginning. What really makes Tropicana Las Vegas unique is the experience of being there! Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Resort Fee The Tropicana Resort Fee was included in your special ACUA Group Room rate. As part of your room reservation, you receive: free high-speed wireless Internet ($12.99 Value); daily Fitness Center access ($9.99 Value); 2-for-1 signature cocktails in Bacio by Carla Pellegrino or Biscayne with your meal, 50% off specialty and well cocktails, beer and wine at the Ambhar Lounge from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily; free local calls; free 800 calls; free incoming faxes (10/day); free outgoing faxes (10/day); free photo copies (10/day); and free printing of airline boarding pass. Parking VALET PARKING: Complimentary, with gratuities accepted SELF PARKING: Complimentary IMPORTANT!! Please note: Your Name Badge is your TICKET to all events and must be worn at ALL TIMES. Drink tickets will be distributed at the entrance to each event except for the First-Time Attendee Reception and Opening Reception tickets; they will be in your registration packet. Please be sure to bring your name badge with you for admittance to functions. Continuing Education Conference participants are eligible to receive a maximum of twenty-two (22) CPE credit hours. ACUA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Evaluation and Certificates As you attend sessions, you may want to make notes about how you would evaluate them so that you can refer to those notes as you go through the online evaluation. You will be asked to evaluate each session on the following criteria, rating how strongly you agree or disagree with each question: 1.Were the stated objectives met? 2.If applicable, were prerequisite requirements appropriate? 3.Were program materials accurate? 4.Were program materials relevant and did they contribute to the achievement of the learning objectives? 5.Were the handout and/or advance preparation materials satisfactory? 6.Was the time allotted to the learning activity appropriate? 7.Were the facilities and/or audiovisual equipment appropriate? 8.Were the audiovisual materials effective? In addition, each speaker will be evaluated on a 5-point scale with 1 being Poor and 5 being Outstanding. Speakers will be evaluated on whether they were Informative, Organized, Knowledgable about Subject Matter, Effectively used Audiovisual Materials and Overall Presentation.