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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

Office of KPMG San Francisco
55 Second Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Early Registration (by 9/15/18)
$200 Member; $250 Non-Member

Regular Registration
$250 Member; $275 Non-Member

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2018 ASA Fair Value Conference—San Francisco

The American Society of Appraisers is pleased to present the 2018 ASA Fair Value Conference—San Francisco to be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at KPMG in San Francisco, California.

Range of Presentation Topics

The conference agenda will feature presentations from nationally recognized speakers who are profession leaders, covering a range of fair value measurement and valuation topics, as well as other current and future expected trends regarding the FASB, SEC and international accounting standards.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

 7:30am - 8:00am
  Registration & Continental Breakfast
 8:00am - 8:15am
  Introductory Remarks
    US Tax Reform: Impact on Fair Value
Chad Morrissey, PwC
Glen Kernick, Duff & Phelps
Length: 45 minutes
    Fair Value Forum Panel
Joseph Orlando, Frank Rimerman
Carl Saba, Hemming Morse
Sushil Chacko, Carta, Inc.
Josette Ferrer, Clairent Advisors
Length: 60 minutes
    Auditor Review Select Hot Topics: DLOM +
Secondary Transactions
Amanda Miller, E&Y
Length: 45 minutes
    Complex Warrant Valuation Case Study
Josh Schaeffer, Equity Methods
Length: 30 minutes
    Cryptocurrency: When, Why and How to Value?
John Bergeson, PwC
Alexander Evans, Houlihan Lokey
Wendy Moore, Perkins Coie
Peter Tan, PwC
Length: 85 minutes
    Best Practices Working with your Clients’ Auditors – Perspective from Both Sides
Dimitri Drone, Houlihan Lokey
Length: 20 minutes
    Regulatory Hot Topics Panel
Adam Smith, PwC
Greg Franceschi, Duff & Phelps
Length: 45 minutes
    Update: AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide for PE/VC
Sumner Estes, Duff & Phelps
Amanda Miller, EY
Length: 30 minutes
    Pepperdine University Cost of Capital Study
Professor Craig Everett
Length: 30 minutes
 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  Networking Hour

Why Attend?

Timely Updates on Topics of Current Interest - The topics represent leading edge topics selected for their importance to professionals that perform financial reporting valuations.

Nationally Recognized Speakers - This is an opportunity to obtain insights from many of the leaders in our profession. In all prior years, we've assembled rosters of nationally recognized speakers.

Practitioner Focus - This conference is focused on the needs of valuation and accounting professionals involved in the development and audit of fair value estimates. Insights can be immediately employed in your technical or business management of your professional practice.

Exceptional Networking Opportunity - With valuation practitioners from the leading accounting firms and top boutique valuation firms, this continues to be an exceptional networking opportunity.

ASA and AICPA Continuing Professional Education - The conference will provide continuing professional education credit by both the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This is a timely and cost effective means of obtaining CPE hours for your reaccreditation.

Competitive Pricing - ASA continues to price the conference at an extremely low cost as a benefit to its membership and the community at large.


Early Registration (by 9/15/18)
$200 Member; $250 Non-Member

Regular Registration
$250 Member; $275 Non-Member

Note: Limited availability, event anticipated to sell out. Early registration is recommended.