American Accounting Association

2013 APLG/FSA Annual Seminar

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Preliminary Program

Sunday, February 10, 2013 – APLG/FSA Seminar
7:00 am–8:30 am Chairperson's Networking Breakfast

8:30 am–9:30 am PANEL DISCUSSION: Attracting and Retaining Diverse Faculty
(Personnel/HR 1.0 CH)
Kathryn Epps, Chair Department of Accounting,
Kennesaw State University
Melanie Lankau, Senior Associate Dean of M.B.A. Programs and Diversity, Wake Forest University
Bernie Milano,President KPMG Foundation,
KPMG Disaster Relief Fund, The PhD Project Association
Alicia Yancy, Accounting Doctoral Candidate,
University of Southern California

9:30 am–10:30 am Panel Discussion of Topics of Importance to Accounting Program Leaders
(Administrative Practice 1.0 CH)
Bud Fennema, Florida State University
Lillian Mills, The University of Texas at Austin
Sandra Richtermeyer, Xavier University
Marc Rubin, Miami University

10:30 am–11:00 am Break

11:00 am–12:00 pm Elevating Fund Raising for the Accounting Program
Administrative Practice 1.0 CH)
Ellen Glazerman, Executive Director, Ernst & Young Foundation
Rachel Fleck, Director of Development External Relations, Rice University

12:15 pm–1:30 pm Welcome Lunch
(Personnel Development 1.0 CH)
Charles Davis, President, APLG
H. Fred Mittelstaedt, President, FSA

1:30 pm–3:30 pm Forces Re-shaping Accounting Education—Discussion with audience of the report of the Pathways Commission
(Social Environment of Business 2.0 CH)
Mark Higgins, University of Rhode Island
Bill Ezell, retired partner Deloitte, former Chairman and President of the Board of Trustees, AICPA
Jon S. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Terry Shevlin, University of California, Irvine
William W. Holder, University of Southern California
Jack E. Wilkerson Jr., Wake Forest University
Ellen Glazerman, Ernst & Young Foundation
Jim Young, Northern Illinois University

3:30 pm–4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm–5:15 pm Plenary Session—Where Were (Are) the Auditors?
(Regulatory Ethics 1.5 CH)
Francine McKenna, columnist for Forbes magazine, The American Banker, re: The Auditors (

Transcript of Francine McKenna's Presentation

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Reception

Monday, February 11, 2013
7:00 am–8:15 am Breakfast—Topical Tables

8:30 am–9:30 am Regulatory Trends Affecting the Accounting Profession
(Accounting 1.0 CH)
R. Harold “Hal” Schroeder, Board member, FASB

9:30 am–10:30 am Global Campus Recruiting Programs: Cultivating a Global Mindset with Students
(Administrative Practice 1.0)
Stacy Sturgeon, KPMG National Managing Partner,
University Relations and Recruiting
Blane Ruschak, KPMG Executive Director,
University Relations and Recruiting
Kathy Schaum, KPMG National Director, Field and Audit Campus Recruiting

10:30 am–10:45 am Break

10:45 am–12:00 pm The Need for Practical Research—Perspective from the Profession
(Accounting 1.5 CH)
James Wall, CPA, Financial Executives International Research Foundation
Frank O’Brien, CIA, CPA, CGMA, CCEP; Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation; Olin Corporation
Srikrishna Mankal, CMA; Institute of Management Accountants Research Foundation; Precision Castparts Corporation

12:00 pm–1:30 pm Luncheon
(Personnel Development 1.0 CH)
Karen Pincus, President, American Accounting Association

1:30 pm–2:45 pm Comments on the State of the Profession and the Road Ahead
(Accounting 1.5 CH)
Joe Ucuzoglu, National Managing Partner, Regulatory and Public Policy, Deloitte

2:45 pm–3:45 pm Using Evaluation and Professional Enrichment to Enhance Faculty and Department Success
(Administrative Practice 1.0)
Michael Theall, Professor Emeritus of Education, Youngstown State University

3:45 pm–4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Accreditation Update
(Administrative Practice 1.5)
Jon Davis, University of Illinois
Jerry Trapnell, Special Advisor to the President and CEO/Managing Director of Accounting Accreditation, AACSB International

Slides from the Accreditation Update Presentation

5:45 pm–7:00 pm Reception

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
7:00 am–8:30 am Breakfast—Topical Tables

8:30 am–10:30 am Creating and Nurturing a Positive Department Culture
(Administrative Practice 2.0 CH)
Dale Karren, Chief Operating Office, Petrous Inc.
(Note: Participants should complete the ProScan Survey for this section.)

Special thanks to the following firms who have generously sponsored The ProScan Survey used in this session:

Deloitte Grant Thornton
Ernst and Young PWC
10:30 am–10:45 am Break

10:45 am–12:00 pm National Performance on the CPA Exam—How Should it be Reported
(Administrative Practice 1.5 CH)
James Suh, Director Continuous Improvement and Analytics, NASBA
Karen Turner, Chair of Education Committee, NASBA
12:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

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