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Ensuring Integrity: The 17th Annual Audit Conference

November 29, 2022 at 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


About the Program

The conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academia, 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. Ensuring Integrity is organized in partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Center for the Public Trust.


Welcoming Remarks: 8:45 to 9:00 am (NON-CPE Eligible)

Alfonzo Alexander, President, NASBA Center for the Public Trust

Doug Carmichael, Conference Chair, Baruch College

H. Fenwick Huss, Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

Regulators and Standard Setters Updates and Panel Discussion: 9:00 to 10:30 am

Moderated by Professor Doug Carmichael, Baruch College

Sara Lord, Chair, Auditing Standards Board

Diana Stoltzfus, Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Barbara Vanich, Chief Auditor, Office of the Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

ESG in Auditing: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm

Moderated by Susan Jones, Dir., Global Services Center, Audit Methodology & Implementation, KPMG

Ami Beers, Senior Director, Assurance and Advisory Innovation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Nigel James, Senior Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC

Natalie Klonaridis, Director, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Alyssa Rade, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sustain.Life

Amy Steele, Partner, Deloitte

Keynote: Fireside Chat with PCAOB Chair Williams: 12:45 to 1:35 pm

Paquita Davis-Friday, Senior Associate Dean, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

Erica Williams, Chair, PCAOB

Quality Management: 1:45 to 2:50 pm

Moderated by Bonnie Mann Falk, Quality Control Partner, Berdon

Ahava Goldman, Associate Director, AICPA

Jeff Rapaglia, Partner, FORVIS and Board Member, ASB

Wendy Stevens, Partner, Mazars USA and Board Member, IAASB

The Future of the Profession – The Audit Team of the Future: 2:50 to 3:50 pm

Moderated by Daniel Hood, Editor-in-Chief, Accounting Today

Grady Peeler, Partner, Technical Review and Quality Control Group, Marcum LLP

Molly Tucker McCue, Partner and East Audit Leader, EY

Data Analytics and Advanced Auditing Techniques: 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Moderated by Brandon Lock, Assistant Professor, Baruch College

Helen Brown-Liburd, Associate Professor, Rutgers

Mary Grace Davenport, Partner, PwC

Ian Wildenborg, Partner, KPMG

* Agenda speakers and topics are subject to change without notice

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 Fees:

  • $435 Early-Bird Registration (ends 11/18/2022)
  • $495 Single Registration
  • $3,500 for an eight person table
  • $240 Academic and non-profit registration fee

Register online or e-mail:

After you have registered, please submit the appropriate registration fee:

  • To pay via check:

Make check payable to Baruch College and send to:

Baruch College Bursar Office

Re: Baruch CCI DFG A20-25-44

One Bernard Baruch Way, Room H-810

New York, NY 10010


Earn up to 8 CPE Credits in Auditing

  • Continuing Professional Education Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation: None
  • Program Level: Overview
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by November 26, 2022, and will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after November 26, 2022. For information regarding refunds, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, contact Ruzdo Srdanovic.

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College 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: http://www.nasbaregistry.org


November 29, 2022
8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


Vertical Campus Conference Center, Room 14-220
55 Lexington Ave, Room 14-220
New York, NY 10010 United States


Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity