Thursday, February 11, 2021
2:00 pm–2:05 pm EST Welcome
Gregory A. Sommers, Co-Chair, Accounting Programs Leadership Group
Gary F. Peters, Co-Chair, Federation of Schools of Accountancy
2:05 pm–2:55 pm EST KPMG Industry Update
Accounting - 1.0 CH
Moderator: Gregory A. Sommers, Southern Methodist University

Panelist: Paul Knopp, KPMG LLP
3:00 pm–3:30 pm EST Discussion Breakout Rooms
Prepping Students for a Virtual World—Small group discussions to allow for exploration of topics such as:
  • Which personality types are likely to suffer most from non-face-to-face interactions, and what can we do to help those types?
  • How do you prime someone to be prepared to learn emerging computing skills after they’re in the workforce and what makes someone "digitally competent"?
  • How can asynchronous and synchronous online course designs be used or tailored to mimic online work environment demands?
3:30 pm–3:40 pm EST Break  
3:40 pm–4:30 pm EST CPA Evolution Panel
Accounting - 1.0 CH
Moderator: Gary F. Peters, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

Panelists: Carl Mayes, CPA, Associate Director-CPA Quality & Evolution, AICPA
Daniel J. Dustin, CPA, Vice President, State Board Relations, NASBA
Jan Taylor Morris, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA, Associate Professor, Sam Houston State University, AICPA Academic in Residence
4:35 pm–5:05 pm EST Discussion Breakout Rooms
CPA Evolution Impacts—Small group discussions to allow for exploration of topics such as:
  • When/how to begin altering curriculum due to CPA Evolution?
  • Will CPA Evolution be successful in expanding interest in accounting? What needs to be done along-side this effort?
  • How central should technology be in the accounting curriculum and what should be included?
5:05 pm–6:00 pm EST Virtual Reception

Friday, February 12, 2021
12:00 pm–12:25 pm EST APLG/FSA Award Presentations and Updates
Presenters: J.K. Aier, President, Accounting Programs Leadership Group Richard Dull, President, Federation of Schools of Accountancy
12:30 pm–1:00 pm
1:05 pm–1:35 pm EST
CPA Review Provider Forum
Presenters: Jared Eichler, UWorld Roger CPA Review
Amy Johnson, Becker 
1:40 pm–2:30 pm EST Small Teaching
Personal Development - 1.0 CH
James M. Lang, Assumption College
2:35 pm–3:05 pm EST Discussion Breakout Rooms
Change Implementation – Small group discussions to allow for exploration of topics based on one of the following topics:
  • Small Teaching – Implementation issues around opportunities to improve teaching based on previous plenary by James Lang by you and your colleagues
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Successes and struggles in addressing DEI in your departments and programs
  • Technology in the Curriculum – Finding the place for technology in the curriculum and the people to make it happen
3:05 pm–4:00 pm EST Virtual Reception


 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 Internet Based.

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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