American Accounting Association

American Accounting Association

2009 Northeast Region Meeting
including a Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA)

November 5-7, 2009

Hyatt Regency Cambridge | Cambridge, MA

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Preliminary Program

Thursday, November 5, 2009
1:00pm – 4:00pm CPE 1--FULL
Site Visit to Fidelity Management & Research
Finance – Asset Management Advanced 2.0 CH
1:00pm – 5:00pm CPE 2
Workshop for New Teaching Faculty & Practitioners Interested in Teaching
Personal Development – Overview4.0 CH
2:00pm – 4:00pm CPE 3
CPAs in Education: Licensure update for the NE Region: New England, NY, NJ, PA & OH and considerations of model curriculums
Regulatory Ethics – Update 2.0 CH
4:00pm – 7:30pm Exhibits
5:30pm – 7:00pm Reception in Exhibit Area
Friday, November 6, 2009
7:30am – 3:30pm Exhibits
7:30am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area
8:45am – 10:00am Plenary Session
Topic: Fair Value and the Current Economic Environment
Presenter: Ross Watts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Accounting – Intermediate – 1.5 CH
10:00am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 12:00pm

Session 1.1: Practice Panel 1
Plenary Follow-up
Accounting – Intermediate – 1.5 CH

Session 1.2: CTLA
Motivating Your Students and Rediscovering Your Passion
for Teaching

Presenter: Bob Allen, University of Utah
Communication – Intermediate – 1.5 CH

Session 1.3: Auditing
Contemporary Problems in Auditing
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 1.4: International - Accounting, Behavior and Organizations
Accounting and Globalization
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 1.5: Tax
Contemporary Issues in Taxation
Tax Research and Tax Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:45pm – 3:15pm

Session 2.1: Practice Panel 2
IFRS & Fair Value
Communication – Intermediate – 1.5 CH

Session 2.2: Teaching, Learning & Curriculum
Cases and Simulations
Compensation & Managerial Behavior
Communication – Intermediate – 1.5 CH

Session 2.3: Teaching, Learning & Curriculum
Classroom Tools
Communications – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 2.4: Public Interest
Public Interest and Professional Responsibilities
Regulatory Ethics – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 2.5: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Compensation & Managerial Behavior
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

1:15pm – 3:45pm

Session 2.6: CTLA
Effective Learning Strategies Poster Session
Specialized Knowledge and Applications – Overview – 2.0 CH

3:15pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 5:15pm

Session 3.1: Practice Panel 3
Standards Update
Accounting – Advanced Overview – 1.5 CH

Session 3.2: CTLA
Encouraging Learning with YouTube

Presenter:
Susan Crosson, Santa Fe College
Computer Science – Overview – 1.5 CH

Session 3.3:  Management Accounting
Risk and Performance Measurements
Presenter: Larry Grasso, Central Cenneticut State University
Accounting – Intermediate – 1.5 CH

Session 3.4: Accounting, Behavior and Organizations
Ethics and Incentives - I
Regulatory Ethics – Advanced – 1.5 CH

6:00pm – 7:30pm Reception
AAA Commons Interactive Event
Presenters: Julie Smith David, Arizona State University-Tempe;
Carol Hartley, Providence College
7:30pm – 8:30pm Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Ice Cream Social
Saturday, November 7, 2009
7:00am – 12:00pm Research Poster Sessions
7:45am – 9:15am Business Meeting and Hall of Fame Breakfast
9:30am – 10:45am

Session 4.1: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Accruals and Capital Markets
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 4.2: CTLA
Teaching Students to Use Informed Judgments
Presenter:
G. Peter Wilson, Boston College
Behavioral Ethics – Advanced – 1.5 CH

10:45am – 11:15am Break
11:15am – 12:30pm

Session 5.1: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Issues in Fair Value
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 5.2: CTLA
Panel on Maintaining Rigor and Integrity in Online Courses
Specialized Knowledge and Applications – Overview – 1.5 CH
Presenter: Don Arnold, Union Graduate College – Schenectady
Panelists: Don Arnold, Union Graduate College – Schenectady
Andrew Rosman - University of Connecticut
David Sherman - Northeastern University
Patricia Nodoushani  - University of Hartford
Yvette Lazdowski - Plymouth State University.

Session 5.3: Accounting, Behavior and Organizations
Ethics and Incentives - II
Regulatory Ethics – Advanced – 1.5 CH

Session 5.4: Financial Accounting and Reporting
Accruals and Capital Markets
Accounting – Advanced – 1.5 CH

12:30pm – 2:00pm PhD Student Lunch

Note: The CPE Fields of Study curriculum is divided into twenty three 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org

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