2012

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Contact(s):

Shirley Twillman
202-434-9220
stwillman@aicpa.org

Financial Policymakers and Business Leaders to Address AICPA 2012 Spring Meeting of Council in Washington, May 16-18 

Published May 10, 2012

Hear top U.S. and international financial regulators, CEOs of large accounting firms, CFOs of major companies and other business leaders discuss issues affecting global and Main Street commerce, as they join the American Institute of CPAs in celebrating its 125th anniversary.


WHEN:
Wednesday, May 16 – Friday, May 18, 2012


WHERE:
JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.


WHO:

Regulators and Elected Officials:

James R. Doty, Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Washington, D.C.

Troy A. Paredes, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.

Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.

Janice Eberly, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Karen G. Mills, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C.

Terry Branstad, Governor, State of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa

Leslie Seidman, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, Conn.

Ian Mackintosh, Vice Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board, London, UK

Arnold Schilder, Chairman, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, Netherlands

Accounting Firm CEOs

John B. Veihmeyer, U.S. Chairman and CEO, KPMG LLP, New York, N.Y.

Charles M. Allen, CEO, Crowe Horwath LLP, Chicago, Ill.

Joseph M. Adams, Managing Partner and CEO, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, Chicago, Ill.

Wayne Berson, CEO-elect, BDO USA, LLP, Chicago, Ill.

Neal Spencer, Partner and Chief Executive Officer, BKD, LLP, Springfield, Mo.

Timothy L. Christen, Chairman and CEO, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Chicago, Ill.

Business Leaders:

Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc., Baltimore, Md.

Priyan Fernando, Executive Vice President and COO, American Express, New York, N.Y.

Kenneth A. Kelly, Jr., Senior Vice President and Controller, McCormick & Company, Incorporated, Sparks, Md.

Traci Lynn, CEO and Founder, Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry, LLC, Wilmington, Del.

Daniel E. Griffiths, CFO, Proficio Services Group, West Jordan, Utah

Paul Druckman, CEO, International Integrated Reporting Committee, UK

Gregory J. Anton, CPA, CGMA, Board Chair, AICPA, Denver, Colo.

Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, President and CEO, AICPA, New York, N.Y.

A copy of the agenda is pasted below and is available from Shirley Twillman at 202.434.9220 or by email at stwillman@aicpa.org.


 

AICPA 2012 Spring Council Meeting

JW Marriott Grand Ballroom

Washington, D.C.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16



12:30pm-12:50pm
1. Welcome and Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gregory Anton

a. Elected Member of Council Vacancy from Connecticut – October 2012

b. Approval of the Minutes of the 2011 Fall Meeting of Council/ Annual Members’ Meeting

 

12:50pm-2:20pm
2. Report from the President and CEO, Barry Melancon

2:20pm-2:40pm

Refreshment Break – Grand Ballroom Foyer – Lower Level

 

2:40pm-4:10pm
3. Panel on Current Issues and the Future of Audits of Public Companies

Moderator:
Barry Melancon

Panelists:
Joseph Adams, Managing Partner and CEO - McGladrey LLP

Charles Allen, CEO - Crowe Horwath LLP

Wayne Berson, Atlantic Assurance Leader - BDO USA, LLP

William Freda, Vice Chairman and Senior Partner-Deloitte LLP

Lou Grabowsky, COO - Grant Thornton, LLP

Jean Hobby, Assurance Technology, Entertainment and Health Industry Leader - PwC U.S.

Steve Howe, Managing Partner - Ernst & Young

John Veihmeyer, Chairman and CEO - KPMG LLP

 

4:10pm-4:25pm
4. Speaker – Karen Mills, Administrator-U.S. Small Business Administration

 

4:25pm-5:30pm
5. Panel on What We Need to Do to Stimulate the Economy

Moderator:
S. Scott Voynich, Managing Partner- Robinson, Grimes & Company, P.C.

Panelists:
Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA)

Senator Bob Graham (D-FL)

Timothy Christen, CEO - Baker Tilley Virchow Krause, LLP

Traci Lynn, CEO and Founder - Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry

Neal Spencer, CEO - BKD, LLP

 

5:30pm
Adjournment of Wednesday Session

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17

 

9:30am-9:45am
6. Welcome and Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gregory Anton

9:45am-10:55am
7. Panel on Implications of Horizons 2025 on Young CPAs’ Careers

Moderator: Ernest Almonte, Chief Visionary Officer-Almonte Group LLC

Panelists: Gerardo Godinez, Business Assurance Senior Manager - Moss Adams, LLP

Dan Griffiths, Co-Founder - Proficio Services Group

Jamie McCoy, Senior Manager - Jay & Associates, PC

Kemberly Washington, Professor - Dillard University

Deetra Watson, Audit Manager - Blackman & Sloop, CPAs, P.A.

 

10:55am-11:15am
Refreshment Break – Grand Ballroom Foyer – Lower Level

 

11:15am-11:30am
8. Speaker – Douglas Shulman, IRS Commissioner

 

11:30am-12:15pm
9. Speaker – David Walker, Founder, President and CEO, Comeback America Initiative

 

12:15pm-1:45pm
10. Luncheon – Capitol Ballroom – Lower Level

Recognizing AICPA Past Chairmen/Chairs of the Board of Directors

Profession’s Core Values Sustaining Us Throughout History, Robert Bunting, Chairman of Moss Adams, LLP,

2004-2005 Chairman of the AICPA Board of Directors

 

1:45pm-1:55pm
Transition to the Grand Ballroom

 

1:55pm-3:00pm
11. Speaker – George Colony, Founder and CEO - Forrester Research

 

3:00pm-3:20pm
Refreshment Break – Grand Ballroom Foyer – Lower Level

 

3:20pm-5:00pm
12. Speakers and Panel on the Future of Financial and Business Reporting from a Standards-Setting and Regulatory Perspective

Speakers:
James Doty, Chairman - PCAOB

Troy Paredes, SEC Commissioner

Moderator:
Kathryn Byrne, Partner - WeiserMazars, LLP

Panelists:
Paul Druckman, CEO - International Integrated Reporting Council

Ian MacIntosh, Vice Chairman - International Accounting Standards Board

Arnold Schilder, Chairman - International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Leslie Seidman, Chairman - Financial Accounting Standards Board

 

5:00pm-5:15pm
13. Town Hall Meeting

Gregory Anton, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Barry Melancon, President and CEO

 

5:15pm
Adjournment of Thursday Session

 

FRIDAY, MAY 18

8:45am-9:00am
14. Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gregory Anton

 

9:00am-9:35am
15. Report from the Pathways Commission - William Ezzell, Commissioner of the Pathways Commission

 

9:35am-9:50am
16. Speaker – Janice Eberly, Assistant Secretary of Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

 

9:50am-11:00am
17. Panel on Rebooting Business

Moderator:
Darren Gersh, Washington Bureau Chief -“Nightly Business Report”

Panelists:
Brad Dickerson, CFO-Under Armour, Inc.

Priyan Fernando, Executive Vice President-American Express Global Business Services

Kenneth Kelly, Senior Vice President and Controller-McCormick

 

11:00am-11:30am
18. Report on Operations

a. Interim Financial Statements

b. Approval of the Budget for 2012-2013

Tommye Barie, Chair-Finance Committee

Anthony Pugliese, Senior Vice President-Finance, Operations and Membership

 

11:30am-12:50pm
Luncheon – Capitol Ballroom – Lower Level

12:50pm-1:00pm
Transition to Grand Ballroom

 

1:00pm-2:30pm
19. Speaker – Geoffrey Moore, Venture Partner-Mohr Davidow Ventures

 

2:30pm-2:45pm
20. Closing Remarks by the Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gregory Anton

2:45pm
Adjournment of 125th Anniversary/2012 Spring Meeting of Council

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