2019 Western Region Meeting

Preliminary Program

Thursday,  April 11, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Table Top Displays


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception

Friday, April 12, 2019
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Table Top Displays

Accounting Play, AICPA

8:00 am - 8:10 am President’s Welcome
Robin P. Clement, University of Oregon

8:10 am - 9:05 am Robotics Process Automation - Accounting for Impact
Speakers: David Matthews, Resources Global Professionals, Lester Sussman, Resources Global Professionals

9:15 am - 10:15 am Data and Analytics: Curriculum Innovation to Meet Employer Needs
Speaker: Ann C. Dzuranin, Northern Illinois University

10:15 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

Speaker: Sharon M. Lightner, National University

Navigating the Audit of Digital Assets
Speaker: Andrea Schulz, KPMG

1:45 pm - 3:25 pm Concurrent Sessions

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm Break

3:55 pm - 5:35 pm Concurrent Sessions

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Reception with Effective Learning Strategies Displays

Saturday, April 13, 2019
7:00 am - 8:20 am Breakfast with Research Roundtable Forum Session

8:20 am - 8:50 am Introduction
Speaker: Sharon M. Lightner, National University

Bold Transformations Toward a Prosperous Society
Speaker: Anne L. Christensen, AAA Past-President, University of Montana-Bozeman

9:05 am - 10:45 am Concurrent Sessions

10:45 am - 11:15 am Break

11:15 am - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Workshop: Microsoft's Power BI Advanced (PC based) Parts 3 and 4
Presenters: Guido L. Geerts, University of Delaware, Gail Hoover King, Purdue University Northwest
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. Sessions that offer CPE credit have the Field of Study and Credit Hours (CH) in red. 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 American Accounting Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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