2018 Accounting Information Systems Section Bootcamp

Thank you PwC for hosting the AIS Bootcamp!


Preliminary Program

Monday, May 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Reception
Informal reception at Lyon’s Pub-Minneapolis Downtown
Address: 16 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast at PwC Minneapolis Office

8:00 am – 8:15 amWelcome
Diane Janvrin, Iowa State University
Eric Mercer, PwC 
Julie Peters, PwC

8:15 am – 9:30 amPanel: How Data Analytics is used in Accounting Today
Accounting – 1.5 CH
Moderator: Diane Janvrin, Iowa State University
Panelists: Laura Collins, KPMG
Guy Collins, Ameriprise Financial
Lee Dixon, EY
Meredith Murphy, Grant Thornton
Marc Tomlinson, Deloitte
Jennifer Ward, PwC

9:30 am – 9:45 am Break

9:45 am – 11:30 pm Analytics for Managerial Accounting
Accounting – 2.0 CH
Presenters: Kim Church, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Pam Schmidt, Washburn University
Steven Schwarz, Deloitte
Brandon Urbank, Deloitte

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Networking Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Analytics for Financial Accounting
Accounting – 1.5 CH
Presenters: Diane Janvrin, Iowa State University (for Ingrid Fisher, SUNY-Albany)
Jordan Seebach, Grant Thornton

1:45 pm – 3:30 pm Analytics for Audit
Auditing- 2.0 CH
Presenters: Charlie Bame-Aldred, Northeastern University
Julie Peters, PwC

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break

3:45 pm – 5:30 pm Analytics for AIS
Accounting – 2.0 CH
Presenters: Theo Stratopoulous, University of Waterloo
Laura Studer, EY

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Networking Dinner at Atlas Grill
200 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402 
Brit Campana, Deloitte
Julie Peters, PwC
Mark Ray, KPMG
Marc Tomlinson, Deloitte
Jennifer Ward, PwC

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast at PwC Minneapolis Office

8:00 am – 9:45 am Analytics for Tax
Accounting – 2.0 CH
Presenters: Faye Borthick, Georgia State University
Jennifer Dirienzo, North Carolina State
Margaret Hickey, PwC

9:45 am – 10:00 am Break

10:00 am – 11:15 am Standalone Data Analytics Course
Accounting – 1.5 CH
Presenters: Katie Terrell, University of Arkansas
Laura Bloomberg, KPMG

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Panel: Insights from New Graduates
Accounting – 1.5 CH
Moderator: Joy Gray, Bentley University 
Panelists: Hunter Brown, KPMG
Britt Campana, Deloitte
Brittney Johnson, Grant Thornton
Bryan Kowal, PwC
John Liu, EY

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm Depart

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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