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Why should you attend?

The accounting community is stronger as one. Unlock your full potential with new skills, insights, and technologies to future-proof your firm. Join us virtually as we take the next leap forward.


Elevate your client services.

Your clients need you now more than ever. Transform payroll from a commoditized offering to the foundation for people advisory services like HR, benefits, and workforce planning.


Help shape the new modern workforce.

Businesses don’t look like they used to. Set a new standard for how companies build strong, fulfilling team cultures and support their employees in and out of work.


Develop your professional skillset.

Stay ahead of the curve and learn high-demand advisory skills, all while building your professional network.

I’m SUPER excited about Next… Gusto is moving in a great direction for us to combine financial work and people work in one spot!
Jacob Yakos CPA


Thursday, October 21, 2021

9:00 am – 9:20 am MT

Embracing What’s Next, Together

Josh Reeves, Co-Founder and CEO, Gusto

9:20 am – 9:40 am MT

Forget Everything You Know About Payroll

Will Lopez, Head of Accountant Community, Keynote Speaker, Gusto

9:40 am to 10:00 am MT

Don’t Get Caught Standing Still: The Path to People-Focused ROI

Jaclyn Anku, Accountant Education, Gusto

10:00 am to 10:20 am MT

Bill Clients the Right Way. Your Way.

Ryan Embree, Head of Partnerships, Practice Ignition

10:20 am to 10:50 am MT

Panel Discussion: Practicing as a People Advisor in the ‘Now Economy’

Caleb Newquist, Editor at Large, Gusto; Nikole Mackenzie, CPA, Momentum; Kenji Kuramoto, Acuity; Michael Ly, Reconciled

10:50 am to 11:10 am MT

Becoming What is Next

Amber Setter, PCC, CPA Executive Leadership Coach, Keynote Speaker, Amber Setter Coaching

11:10 am MT to 11:25 am MT

Get More Out of Partnering with Software

Nora Tucker, Head of Accountant Product, Gusto

11:25 am to 11:40 am MT

Unlock the Tech That’s Revolutionizing Practice Management

Somrat Niyogi, Head of Partnerships, Gusto

11:40 am to 12:10 pm MT

Inclusion is Next

Jina Etienne, CPA, CGMA, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Etienne Consulting

12:10 pm to 12:30 pm MT

How to Address the Talent Shortage for Your Clients and at your Firm

Leah Brite, Head of Accountant Product Marketing, Gusto; Emil Yeargin, Head of Invite, Gusto

12:30 pm to 12:45 pm MT

How to grow a team to 500 employees on Gusto

Lauren Burke, Accountant Sales, Gusto

12:45 pm to 1:00 pm MT

Why We Are Worthy of More Credit

Joshua Lee, CPA, Founder of Ardius, A Gusto Company

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm MT

There’s No Place to Go But Up

Will Lopez, Head of Accountant Community, Keynote Speaker, Gusto

Friday, October 22, 2021

9 am – 3:30 pm MT

Live People Advisory Certification

Carla Caldwell, Founder Caldwell Consulting & Training Nayo Carter-Gray, Founder 1st Step Accounting