Accounting IS Big Data 2017 Conference Program




Thursday September 7, 2017

8:00 Welcome

The Ever-changing Big Data Ecosystem: What is happening now?

Integrated Reporting Framework Jyoti Banerjee, <IR>
Big Data—More Data More Insights: How is the SEC using big data to enhance its analytical capabilities and what public data sets might be of interest for academic analysis? Mike Willis, Securities and Exchange Commission
Cybersecurity Update Steven Zaki, PwC
Tax Practice Update KPMG
AI & Cognitive Technologies Update  Julia Kokina, Babson College
Blockchain-What’s Happening Now Will Bible, Deloitte
Blockchain-Transformative Innovations Griffin Anderson, ConsenSys

See, Think, Transform

Historical Model Susan Crosson, AAA
Big Data Ecosystem Circle Julie Smith David, AAA

Perspectives from Different Companies

   Infor-A Traditional Company Transformed Christina Van Houten and Shahriar Rafimayeri
Workday-A Highly Disruptive Information Company Mark Nittler
Aera Technology-The Self-driving Enterprise Frederic Laluyaux


Panel of Young Professionals Justin Hopton, PwC
Evan Palmer, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Seeing Around the Corner? When to move, keys to success

Infor Christina Van Houten and Shahriar Rafimayeri
Workday Mark Nittler
Aera Technology Frederic Laluyaux
Panel Recap
Table Activity Set up
Brian Sommer, TechVentive

Planning Scenarios

Table Activity and Debrief Brian Sommer, TechVentive


Social Networking and Reception Fun

Friday September 8, 2017

Technology Visionaries: What’s next?

CEO/CFO/SVP Panel Jyoti Banerjee, Partner, Fronesys;
Craig A. Cuyar, SVP & Global CIO, Omnicom Group
And more…
Julie Smith David, AAA

Accounting Visionaries:  What’s Next?

Accounting Supply Chain Panel Shaun Budnik, KPMG
Kevin Coombs, HireVue
William Dilla, Iowa State University
Gretchen Handlos, Indiana University
Dan O’Leary, University of Southern California

Accounting Function of the Future: how new tech changes the way work gets done

Transformation in the Internal Audit Function Neil White, Deloitte
Advanced Tax Analytics- Technology Demonstration Bjarne Berg, PwC
Automating Accounting- Reporting with Datawatch Monarch
Doug Ellis, Datawatch 
Frank Moreno, Datawatch 
The Beautiful Science of Data Visualization with Tableau Vlad Usatin, Tableau
EY Helix General Ledger Analyzer for Students Catherine Banks, EY
The Impact of Cloud ERP in the Classroom & Beyond Tina Rolling, Alma College
Accounting Data Analytics Katie Terrell, University of Arkansas and Ryan Teeter, University of Pittsburgh

What did we Learn? Looking forward

Big Ideas Susan Crosson, AAA


More In-Depth Discussions


1:00-3:00 Workshop I
1 Teaching Accounting Analytics with Tableau Vlad Usatin, Tableau
2 Bridging the Gap-Real World Tools for the Classroom Danielle Ferretti, Oracle/NetSuite
3 5 Ways to Streamline Accounting Processes with Data Prep

Doug Ellis, Datawatch
Frank Moreno, Datawatch
4 Pixystems Toy Company Data Analytics Classroom project Julie Peters, PwC
Melissa Nevolis, PwC
Lorenz Schmid, PwC
5 Is Your Program Ready?
D&A Program Trends 

Frank Buckless, North Carolina State University
Guido Geerts, University of Delaware
Jessen Hobson, University of Illinois
David Stout, Villanova University
Miklos Vasarhelyi, Rutgers University
6 KPMG Tax Module TBA
3:00-5:00 Workshop II
1 Deloitte Audit Data and Visualization Marc Tomlinson, Deloitte & Touche LLP
2 EY Helix General Ledger Analyzer for Students Organizing the Data in Your Life: An Introduction to Data
David Wood, BYU
Margaret Christ, University of Georgia
Catherine Banks, EY
3 Analytics and Topic Modeling Andrew (Andy) Bauer, University of Waterloo
4 Teaching Data Analytics to Accountants Workshop

Katie Terrell, University of Arkansas
Ryan Teeter, University of Pittsburgh
5 An Original Dataset and Exercises in Audit Analytics: Creating a Course Using CaseWare IDEA Cindy Durtschi, DePaul University
David Wang, DePaul University
6 Building Excitement: Integrating Data Analytics and Visualization into Introductory Accounting Courses Ann Dzuranin, Northern Illinois University

Note: The CPE Fields of Study curriculum is divided into twenty subject matter areas. These fields represent the primary knowledge and skill areas needed by accounting licensees to perform professional services in all fields of employment. Each Credit Hour is based on 50 minutes. The Program Level for each of these sessions is Basic, unless otherwise stated. Delivery Method: Group Live

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