2016 Western Region Meeting

Creating an Environment of Accountability

The Western Region Meeting is a great opportunity to learn and share teaching, research, and service ideas. Be a part of your accounting education community by submitting your work for presentation at the meeting.

Our exciting conference will take place May 5-7, 2016 at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle, Washington.

Plenary Session #1
Costco’s Evolving Sourcing Practices
Speaker: Sheri L. Flies, Assistant General Merchandising Manager, Global Sourcing, Costco Wholesale Corporation

Insisting on the Highest Standards
Speaker: Dave Auckland, Senior Manager, Finance Operations, Amazon

Plenary Session #2
Perspectives on High-Quality Teaching
Speaker: Tracie Miller Nobles, Austin Community College

Friday Lunch Speaker
Seahawks Go Green!
Speaker: Peter Fonfara, Director of Finance at Football Northwest LLC

Saturday Plenary Speaker
At the Crossroads - Centennial Reflections and the Future of the AAA
Speaker: David Burgstahler, AAA Board President-Elect, University of Washington-Seattle

Sharpen Your Teaching Skills
We're offering TEN teaching-related sessions presented by expert educators that will give you ideas you can use right away in the classroom, and information about developing trends in accounting higher education.

Teaching Track 1
Five sessions will be presented on Friday and Saturday at the meeting, sessions in this track will feature presentations by educators from across the country sharing valuable teaching tips that you can put to use immediately in your classes. More details coming soon!

Teaching Track 2
Sharing Best Teaching Practices Panel
How IT Fits? Information Technology in the Accounting Curriculum: Part II
Learning to Learn: The Accounting Vision Model and Accounting Judgments

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