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Ensuring Integrity: The 8th Annual Audit Conference

The conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academics, and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It also examines the current best practices of ethics and independence within the auditing profession. The conference is organized in partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Center for the Public Trust.
When  Dec 05, 2013
from 08:45 AM to 05:15 PM
Where  55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 24th or 25th), Room 14-220
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Contact Phone  646-312--3231
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About the program:

The conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academics, and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It also examines the current best practices of ethics and independence within the auditing profession. The conference is organized in partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Center for the Public Trust.

Agenda

Welcome and Introduction - 8:45 to 9:00 AM

Professor DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Baruch College
ALFONZO ALEXANDER, President, NASBA Center for the Public Trust

What is happening at the Auditing Standards Board? - 9:00 to 9:20 AM
ASB Presentation Slides

BRUCE WEBB, Chair, Auditing Standards Board; Partner, McGladrey LLP

What is happening at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board? - 9:20 to 9:40 AM
PCAOB Presentation Slides

MARTIN BAUMANN, Chief Auditor and Director of Profession Standards, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

What is happening at the Securities and Exchange Commission? - 9:40 to 10:00 AM
SEC Presentation Slides

BRIAN CROTEAU, Deputy Chief Acct. for Prof. Practice, Securities and Exchange Commission

Enhancing the Auditor’s Reporting Model - 10:00 to 11:10 AM
A comprehensive discussion of proposals to change the auditor’s report to include communication of critical audit matters, new elements such as independence and tenure, and  changes in existing report wording, including consideration of the competing concerns of auditors and investors.
PCAOB ARM Slides
ASB ARM Slides

Moderated by DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Baruch College
MARTIN BAUMANN, PCAOB
BRIAN CROTEAU, SEC
GLENN DAVIS, Director of Research, Council of Institutional Investors
BRUCE WEBB, ASB

Audit Quality Indicators- 11:25 AM to 12:30 PM
An exploration of the development of key indicators of audit quality and effectiveness and using these measures to strengthen audit quality.
AQI Slides

Moderated by Professor ROBERT COLSON, Baruch College
BRIAN CROTEAU, SEC
GREGORY JONAS, Director of Research and Analysis, PCAOB
FRANCINE McKENNA, Contributor, Forbes
PHIL WEDEMEYER; Director, Atwood Oceanics

Lunch and Keynote - 12:30 to 2:00 PM
Keynote Presentation Slides
Keynote Speech

ARNOLD SCHILDER, Chairman, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Internal Control: Implementing the Updated Framework - 2:00 to 3:10 PM
Panelists will discuss their response to COSO's recently updated Internal Control: Integrated Framework. The session also will include a brief overview of recent regulatory activity related to internal control over financial reporting.
Internal Control Slides

Moderated by Professor TOM RAY, Baruch College
SARAH GLICKMAN, Head of Corporate Audit, Honeywell
CHARLES E. HARRIS, Partner, National Auditing Services, Methods and Tools, PwC
STEHPHEN HOMZA, Chief Audit Executive, Legg Mason

Liability Hot Buttons for 2014 - 3:25 to 4:45 PM
A discussion of the likely liability issues that auditors should be familiar with and that will shape the effect of liability on auditing practice in 2014.

Moderated by DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Baruch College
NOEL ALLEN, Legal Counsel, NASBA
GARY BENDINGER, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
ELIZABETH DAVIS, Director, Berkeley Research Group
HOWARD SCHECK, Partner, KPMG

Co-sponsored by:

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) addresses ethical behavior in business, education, public policy and society, while promoting a positive perspective on activities within the business and accounting communities. The CPT addresses ethics and ethical leadership through co-sponsored events nationally with prominent colleges and universities, firms and other ethics organizations.

Registration

Registration Fees:

$435 Single Registration
$3,000 for an eight person table (contact 646-312-3231 for more information)
$195 Academic and non-profit registration fee

Register online, by phone or e-mail:

Complete the online registration form or

Call us at 646-312-3231 or

E-mail us at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu

After you have registered, please submit the appropriate registration fee via mail or fax.

To pay via mail:

Please make check payable to Baruch College and send to:

Baruch College - 8th Audit Conference
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
55 Lexington Avenue, B11-275
New York, NY 10010

To pay via fax:

Please complete our credit card payment form and fax to: (646) 312 – 3351

CPE:

Earn up to 8 CPE Credits in Auditing

Continuing Professional Education Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Live
For more information, please contact Matthew LePere at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by November 18, 2013, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after November 18, 2013. For information regarding refunds, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, contact Matthew LePere.

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity 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: www.learningmarket.org.

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