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Presenter: Dave Sackett
Many clerical and administrative functions done now by accountants will be performed by machines in the future. As technology begins to replace some core functions of the accountant?s role, this session will provide an overview of this ongoing process and what it may mean for the future. Automated account reconciliation with automatic sub-ledgers is already here, and in the not-too-distant future, technology will go much further, providing a level of critical analysis that used to be an exclusively human task. Many people believe that their skills and knowledge are too advanced for a computer to figure out and duplicate; however, there is advancement in AI on a massive scale that accounting professionals need to be aware of to avoid becoming obsolete.