SOA News

37th Annual Accounting Conference - November 2013

During October, The School of Accounting hosted the 37th Annual Accounting Conference.  Attendance was a record level, largely attributable to the outstanding group of distinguished presenters.  Key speakers included:

James H. Quigley, CEO Emeritus, Deloitte LLP, “The A’s, B’s and C’s of Leadership”

Frank K. Casey, Investment Banker, CP Baker & Co, “Lessons from the Madoff Fraud”

John Keyser, Partner, National Director of Assurance Services, McGladrey LLP, “Is there Doubt about Substantial Doubt?”

Edward Karl, Vice President, Taxation, AICPA, “Update on Tax Reform and Other Washington Tax Developments”

Marc A. Gardiner, CEO, IASeminars, “International Accounting Harmonization – Where in the World are We Now?”

Nona Donahue, Director, Deloitte Tax LLP, “Tax Update”

Ryan Dent, Partner, PwC, “Accounting and Financial Reporting Update”

Greg Poulsen, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare, “Healthcare in Transition”

Jeffrey Doyle, George S. Eccles Chair in Capital Markets Research, Huntsman School of Business, USU, “Economic Benefits of Decision – Useful Information”

The School issues a special thank you to all of the conference speakers and participants.  Profits from the program will be used to support an additional scholarship within the School of Accounting!

We are already working on next year’s event, and welcome volunteers and suggestions to continue to build on the conference’s tradition of excellence.