Pre-Conference Workshops and Symposia

All the Pre-Conference Workshops and Symposia listed in this section are eligible for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.
These workshops are scheduled on Friday, August 3; Saturday, August 4; and Sunday, August 5. Lunch will be provided only for Workshop #01 and the Ethics Annual Research Symposium. Attendance at these workshops is restricted to current AAA members.

Half-day Session - $100
Full-day Session - $200

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 - FULL DAY

8:00 am-4:30 pm
Workshop #01: 9th Annual Transformative Technologies Workshop
Management Services. 8.2 CH
Presenters: Brigitte Muehlmann, Babson College; Robert A. Nehmer, Oakland University; J. Donald Warren, Marist College
Sponsor: Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 – FULL DAY

 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Workshop #02: 27th Annual Research Workshop on Strategic and Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Tax
Accounting, 8.2 CH
Presenters: Ingrid E. Fisher, University at Albany, SUNY, John Peter Krahel, Loyola University Maryland, Robyn Raschke, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sponsors: Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section

8:00 am-4:30 pm
Workshop #03: COSO 2013 ICIF and COSO 2017 ERM Frameworks
Auditing, 7.8 CH
Presenter: Sridhar Ramamoorti, University of Dayton

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 – MORNING

8:00 am-11:00 am
Workshop #04: Test Developer for a Day
Accounting, 3.0 CH
Presenters: Carie Chester, American Institute of CPAs; Michael P. Horan, AICPA; Jessica Gray, American Institute of CPAs; Jessica Lucas, American Institute of CPAs; Renee Warias, American Institute of CPAs
[Workshop Cancelled]

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 – AFTERNOON

1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Workshop #05: Data Analytics in Auditing
Auditing, 3.0 CH
Presenters: David Chan, St. John's University; Rich Lanza, Grant Thornton; Steve Mezzio, Pace University
Sponsors: Grant Thornton and the Institute of Internal Auditors

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #06: Cancelled
Accounting (Governmental), 3.6 CH
Presenter: Gerald Trites, XBRL Canada/Zorba Research Inc

 1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #07: Enhancing Auditor Reporting; Managing Cyber and Fraud Risks
Auditing, 3.6 CH
Presenters: Nancy Bumgarner, KPMG, Partner, Gunjan Kakani, EY, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity; Catherine Banks, Director, Ernst & Young Foundation and Academic Resource Center; Moderator: Eva Jermakowicz, Tennessee State University
Sponsor: International Accounting Section

1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Workshop #08: Well-Being Primer - Bringing Meaning, Mastery, and Happiness into your Life (and those of your students)
Specialized Knowledge, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Marsha Huber, Youngstown State University
Sponsor: Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section

1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Workshop #09: Case Studies in Accounting and Business Ethics
Behavioral Ethics, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Boz Bostrom, College of St Benedict / St John's University

1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Workshop #10: Design-thinking tools for the classroom and the accounting department
Specialized Knowledge, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Martin Martinoff, ICAEW

1:00 pm-5:30 pm
Workshop #11: Engaging Students in Accounting Ethics Education: Why? What? How? Objectives, Content and Delivery
Behavioral Ethics, 4.8 CH
Presenter: Joan Lee, Fairfield Univsersity

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 – FULL DAY

 8:00 am-4:30 pm
23rd Annual Ethics Research Symposium
Behavioral Ethics, 7.8 CH

8:00 am-4:30 pm
Workshop #13: Teaching Accounting Students Big Data Skills
Computer Software & Applications, 7.8 CH
Presenter; Guido Geerts, University  of Delaware
Workshop is full. 

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 – MORNING

8:00 am-11:00 am
Workshop #14: Government and Nonprofit Research Panel
Specialized Knowledge, 3.0 CH
Presenters: Dana A. Forgione, University of Texas-San Antonio; Linda M. Parsons; Alan K. Styles, Cal State University - San Marcos; Tammy R. Waymire, Middle Tennessee State University
Sponsor: Government and Nonprofit Section

8:00 am-11:00 am
Workshop #15: How to get your Introductory Accounting Students to Think Like Business Professionals
Accounting. 3.0 CH
Presenters: Chris Edmonds, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Mark Edmonds, University of Alabama at Birmingham
[Workshop Cancelled]

8:00 am-11:00 am
Workshop #16: CPA's Responsibility in Reporting - Attestation and Non-Attestation Standards
Auditing. 3.0 CH
Presenter: Kenn Heaslip, Kenneth Heaslip, CPA
[Workshop Cancelled]

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Workshop #17: FASB/IASB Update
Accounting, 4.2 CH
Presenters: Christine Botosan, Financial Accounting Standards Board; Mary Tokar, International Accounting Standards Board
Sponsors: Financial Accounting and Reporting Section and International Accounting Section

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Workshop #18: Valuation Theory: Recent Developments and Implications for Empirical Research and Standard Setting
Accounting, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Guochang Zhang, University of Hong Kong

8:00 am- 12:00 pm
Workshop #19: Hands on Audit Data Analytics Training & Open Source Teaching Material
Auditing, 4.2 CH

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Workshop #20: Audit Technology and Assurance Update - Blockchain, AI, Data Standards and Other Tools
Information Technology. 4.2 CH
Presenters: Eric Cohen, Cohen Computer Consulting; Glen Gray, California St University – Northridge; Clinton White, University of Delaware

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Workshop #21: Teaching and Assessing Ethical Reasoning in Accounting Courses
Accounting, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Susan Wolcott, CPA Canada

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Workshop #22: Hands-On Forensic Analytics Using R and Excel on Real-World Data
Specialized Knowledge, 4.2 CH
Presenter: Mark John Nigrini, West Virginia University
Sponsor: Forensic Accounting Section

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 – AFTERNOON

1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Workshop #23: Using Real-World Corporate Cases in Teaching Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
Accounting, 3.0 CH
Presenter: Mostafa Maksy, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor: Diversity Section

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Workshop #24: Teaching without Debits and Credits: It's Coming! Are you ready?
Accounting, 3.0 CH
Presenters: Chris Edmonds, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Jennifer Edmonds, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Workshop #25: So Many Topics, So Little Time - Tools and Resources for Updating and Reinvigorating Your Course(s)
Specialized Knowledge, 3.0 CH
Presenter: Patricia Johnson, The State University of New York at Fredonia

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #26: Accounting, Auditing and Analytics: Teaching, Research and Software Issues
Information Technology, 3.6 CH
Presenter: Daniel O'Leary, University of Southern California

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #27: Accounting History Pathways: Topics and Methods
Accounting, 3.6 CH
Presenters: Stephan Fafatas, Washington and Lee University; John Keyser, Case Western Reserve University; Cynthia Krom, Franklin and Marshall College; Royce Kurtz, University of Mississippi; Martin Persson, University of Western Ontario; Gary Previts, Case Western Reserve University; Gary Spraakman, York University
Sponsor: Academy of Accounting Historians Section

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #28: New Chairs Symposium
Business Management & Organization, 3.6 CH
Presenters: Anne Magro, George Mason University; Angela Gore, George Mason University, Lynn Hannan, Tulane University; Andy Leone (University of Miami; Tim Rupert, Northeastern University; Julie Peters, PwC; Hughlene Burton, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; Pat Hopkins, Indiana University, David Wood, Brigham Young University; Jeff Wilks, Brigham Young University; Linda Chase, Baldwin Wallace University, Gary McGill, University of Florida; Jennifer Mueller-Phillips, Auburn University; Robin Tarpley, George Washington University
Sponsor: Accounting Programs Leadership Group

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #29: Benford's Law: The Fun, the Facts, and the Future
Auditing, 3.6 CH
Presenter: Mark Nigrini, West Virginia University

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #30: Using IDEA to Introduce Data Analytics in Accounting and Auditing Courses
Accounting, 3.6 CH
Presenter: Myles Stern, Wayne State University

1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Workshop #31: Hands-On Cyber Security Hygiene
Specialized Knowledge, 3.6 CH
Presenter: Jon Haass, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott
Sponsor: Forensic Accounting Section
[Workshop Cancelled]

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Workshop #32: Preparing for the Interview Process
Panelist: Diana Falsetta, University of Miami; Yadav Gopalna, Indiana University; Nancy Uddin, Monmouth University
Sponsor: American Accounting Association