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NASBA Regional Meetings (2014)
106th NASBA Annual Meeting (2013)
NASBA Regional Meetings (2013)
105th NASBA Annual Meeting (2012)
NASBA International Forum (2012)
NASBA Regional Meetings (2012)
104th NASBA Annual Meeting (2011)
NASBA International Forum (2011)
NASBA Regional Meetings (2011)
103rd NASBA Annual Meeting (2010)
NASBA International Forum (2010)
NASBA Regional Meetings (2010)
102nd NASBA Annual Meeting (2009)
NASBA International Forum (2009)
NASBA Regional Meetings (2009)
Other


NASBA Regional Meetings (2014)

CPA Exam Update: Focus on International
Colleen K. Conrad, CPA

Diversity & Inclusion
Tyrone E. Dickerson, CPA (Eastern)
Leonard R. Sanchez, CPA, PFS (Western)

ARSC Update
Janice L. Gray, CPA, CVA and Chas J. McElroy, CPA

NASBA Report
Ken L. Bishop and Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, Ed. D.

The Future of Learning is Here!
Maria Caldwell, Esq.

New Learning Methods and CPE Standards Changes
Maria Caldwell, Esq. and Jessica Luttrull, CPA

Update on Pathways Commission
Melanie Thompson

NASBA Programs and Services
Ken L. Bishop and Colleen K. Conrad, CPA

Examination Review Board Update
Ronald E. Nielsen, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CFE, CVA, CGMA

The Practice Analysis Begins
Rick Niswander, Ph.D., CPA, CGMA

Uniform Accountancy Act Issues
Kenneth R. Odom, CPA and Noel Allen, Esq.

Board of Accountancy Codes of Professional Conduct
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA

 

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106th NASBA Annual Meeting (2013)

Audit Quality and Investor Protection: The Need for Ongoing Vigilance
Jeanette M. Franzel, CPA

Bylaws Committee Report
Jimmy Burkes, CPA

Changes to the UAA Being Considered
Ken Odom, CPA

CPA Canada Update
Kevin Dancey, CA, FCA

CPT Report
Alfonzo Alexander

Audit Committee Report
Kim Tredinnick, CPA

Board Effectiveness and Legislative Support Committee Report
Donald Burkett, CPA

NASBA Standards Study Group Report
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA

State Society Relations Committee Report
Richard Jones, CPA

Threats and Safeguards: A Dramatization
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA

 

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NASBA Regional Meetings (2013)

What’s Happening with Private Company Standards?
Diane M. Rubin, CPA (Eastern)
Billy M. Atkinson, CPA (Western)

Why Change the Definition of “Attest” and Other UAA Issues
Kenneth R. Odom, CPA and Susan S. Coffey, CPA

Changes in Ethics
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA (Eastern)
John F. Dailey, Jr., CPA (Western)

Update from AICPA Accounting and Review Services Committee
Michael L. Brand, CPA (Eastern)
Chas J. McElroy, CPA (Western)

Education – Accreditation Sources, Federal Funding and Online Programs
Karen Turner, Ph.D, CPA and Lela D. Pumphrey, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CIA, CGFM

UAA Questions – How Can These Changes Work in my Jurisdiction?
Kenneth R. Odom, CPA and J. Coalter Baker, CPA

Considering ARSC’s Proposals – Regulatory Concerns
Janice L. Gray, CPA, CVA and Douglas W. Skiles, CPA

International Candidates – What the Statistics Reveal
James Suh and Ted Long, CPA

The Influence of Professional Integrity and Client Advocacy on Reporting Decisions
John Hasseldine

Best Practices in the Delivery of Online Accounting Education: An Evaluation of Learning Analytics
Mark Myring, Ph.D.

Report from the CPA Examination Review Board
Nicholas J. Mastracchio, Jr., Ph.D., CPA and Onita Porter, CPA

Report from the Board of Examiners
Wendy S. Perez, CPA

Report on International Administration of the CPA Examination
Colleen K. Conrad, CPA

 

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105th NASBA Annual Meeting (2012)

A Legal Perspective on Confidentiality & Whistleblowing
Noel L. Allen

Changing Landscape for Firms
Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA

State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee: Measuring Effectiveness
Bucky Glover, CPA

International Testing Update
Colleen K. Conrad, CPA

Legislative Challenges: Key Issues
John Johnson, Wanda W. Goodson, CPA, Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, Ed.D., Pamela Ivey, Bucky Glover, CPA

What’s Happening in Accounting Education?
Mary E. Barth

Licensing of: Military Members & Spouses
Pam Ivey

Accounting and Politics: Lessons and Opportunities for NASBA
Paul B. W. Miller, CPA, Ph.D.

What Can Your State Do to Reduce Ethics Problems?
Raymond Johnson, CPA, Ph.D.

AICPA Board of Examiners Examination Update
Rick Reisig

Just Communicate! Model Practices for Boards of Accountancy
Jeff Chickering, CPA and Tom Kenny

President’s Report: The State of NASBA
Ken Bishop

 

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NASBA International Forum (2012)

International Programs
Beth H. Colleye

A Perspective of Cross Border Practice
Federico Diomeda

Triple Bottom Line: Economic, Environmental and Social Performance
Virginia Aulin, Mike Wallace, Laurie Tish, CPA, Gaylen Hansen, CPA

IFAC 2012 Report
Jim Sylph

Uniting the Accounting Profession in Canada
Kevin Dancey

Triple Bottom Line: Economic, Environmental and Social Performance – Attest and Verification Services
Laurie Tish, CPA

Around the World in 30 Minutes: Catching Up to Change
Lisa Kaess

Sustainability Reporting Trends: “Game Changing Developments”
Mike Wallace

Professional Accounting Challenges in the EU
Philip Johnson

Value Chain Strategy and the New Horizon
Roger Cunningham

Regulation of Financial Reporting and Auditing: A Global Perspective
Susan Currie

 

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NASBA Regional Meetings (2012)

Communications, Outreach and Relations Committee Update
Jeff Chickering, CPA, Cassandra Gray, Mark Hobbs, CPA (Eastern)
Jim Abbott, Jeff Chickering, CPA, Nicole Kasin (Western)

Board of Examiners Update
Wendy Perez, CPA

NASBA’s Bylaws – An Overview
Noel Allen

CPE – Keeping It Meaningful
Maria Caldwell, Rick David, CPA (Eastern)
Ted Lodden, CPA, Kent Bailey, CPA (Western)

NASBA’s Education Committee Doings
Karen Turner, Ph. D, CPA, Dale L. Flesher, Ph. D, CPA, Kate Mooney, Ph. D, CPA (Eastern)
Karen Turner, Ph. D, CPA, Dale L. Flesher, Ph. D, CPA, Kerry Marrer, CPA (Western)

CPA Exam Review Board Update
Sandra Wilson, CPA, CFE, CFFA

FAF & Private Company Issues (Eastern)
Jack Brennan

FAF & Private Company Issues (Western)
Terri Polley

Global Strategies Committee Update
W. Michael Fritz, CPA

International Impacts on State Boards
W. Michael Fritz, CPA, Gaylen R. Hansen, CPA (Eastern)
Ruben A. Davila, CPA, Esq., Gaylen R. Hansen, CPA (Western)

International Testing Snapshot 2011 Q3 – 2012 Q1
Colleen K. Conrad, CPA

Pathways Commission Update
Bruce K. Behn

PCAOB Proposals: Tenure, Transparency and International Parallels
Gaylen Hansen, CPA, Rick Isserman, CPA, Kim Tredinnick, CPA (Eastern)
Billy Atkinson, CPA, Ray Johnson, CPA, Ted Lodden, CPA (Western)

State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee Update
Bucky Glover, CPA, Rick Sweeney, CPA

Uniform Accountancy Act Committee Report
Carlos Johnson, CPA

Legal Update
Noel Allen

Welcome From Alaska
Andre Horton

 

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104th NASBA Annual Meeting (2011)

Uniform Accountancy Committee Update
Carlos E. Johnson, CPA

Administration and Finance Committee Update
Ted Long, CPA

Audit Committee Update
Donald Burkett, CPA

Board of Examiners Report
Douglas Warren, CPA

CPAs…Making Sense of a Changing and Complex World
Gregory J. Anton, CPA, AICPA Chairman

HealthSouth: The Wagon to Disaster
Aaron Beam, Jr.

International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants Update
Ken Dakdduk, CPA

The Changing Landscape of Higher Education
James C. Young, CPA, Ph.D.

Administering the CPA Examination Abroad
Ken Bishop, NASBA Executive Vice President and COO

President’s Report
David Costello, CPA, NASBA President and CEO

State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee Update
Bucky Glover, CPA

Statement on Standards for CPE Programs
Ted Lodden, CPA

An Overview of the Interrelationship Between Ethics and Compliance
Keith T. Darcy

IRS Return Preparers Registration Moves Ahead
Leann Ruf

 

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NASBA International Forum (2011)

International Consistency – ICAEW
Robert Hodgkinson

The CAQ Powerpoint
Cindy Fornelli

The CAQ Remarks
Cindy Fornelli

PCAOB Report
Dan Goelzer

Keynote Address
Dr. Shan Nair

Using Avatars to Innovate Education
William Sheridan

Global Accountancy Education 2012
Professor Gert H. Karreman

International Accounting Education Standards Board
Dennis Reigle

 

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NASBA Regional Meetings (2011)

Communicating with Licensees and the Public (presentation)
Jeff Chickering, NASBA Communications Committee Chair

Communicating with Licensees and the Public (handout)
Jeff Chickering, NASBA Communications Committee Chair

Why Use Social Media?
Jeff Chickering, NASBA Communications Committee Chair

Addressing Firm Names and UAA
Laurie J. Tish and Carlos Johnson (Western)
Andrew L. DuBoff and Carlos Johnson (Eastern)

IRS PTIN Program (presentation)
IRS PTIN Program (handout 1)
IRS PTIN Program (handout 2)
IRS PTIN Program (handout 3)
IRS PTIN Program (handout 4)
Larry Gray, CPA, AGC-Alfermann Gray & Co CPA’s, LLC

State Board Relevance and Effectiveness
Ray Johnson and Rick Sweeney (Western)
Bucky Glover and Mike Barham (Eastern)

Connecticut Board of Accountancy: Struggle to Survive
David Guay, Executive Director

A Peek at PEEC
AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee

Washington State Board of Accountancy: Update (presentation)
Washington State Board of Accountancy: Update (handout 1)
Washington State Board of Accountancy: Update (handout 2)
Richard C. Sweeney, CPA

ALD State Board Technology
Ed Barnicott, NASBA Chief Technology Officer

What Does “Public Interest” Mean?
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA

Executive Directors Report (presentation)
Executive Directors Report (handout)
Richard C. Sweeney, CPA

Legal Update: Boards Under Attack (presentation)
Legal Update: Boards Under Attack (handout)
Noel L. Allen, NASBA Legal Counsel

Standard Setting for Non Public Entities
NASBA Executive Committee

The Blue Ribbon Panel: Conclusions & Heart Burn
Billy M. Atkinson, CPA, Past NASBA Chair and Blue Ribbon Panel Member

Addressing FAQs about International Delivery of the CPA Examination
Ken L Bishop, NASBA Executive Vice President and COO

Board of Examiners Update (presentation)
Board of Examiners Update (handout)
Douglas E. Warren, CPA, CFF, CFE, FCPA, Board of Examiners Chair

UAA Report (presentation)
UAA Report (handout)
Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, NASBA UAA Committee Chair

Emerging Ethical Issues
Gaylen R. Hansen

Report to the State Boards of Accountancy: CPA Examinations Administered in 2010
Wesley P. Johnson, The CPA Examination Review Board

Private Company Financial Reporting (presentation)
Private Company Financial Reporting (handout)
Charles E. Landes

Regional Breakout Sessions: Meet with the Regions
Ted Lodden, Karen Turner, Laurie Tish and Janice Gray (Western)
Kim Tredinnick, Bucky Glover, Jeff Chickering and Ken Odom (Eastern)

 

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103rd NASBA Annual Meeting (2010)

“Blue-Ribbon” Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies
Billy Atkinson

NASBA Center for the Public Trust
Larry Bridgesmith

2010 Financial Overview
Leonard Sanchez, Chair, Administration and Finance Committee

2010 Report to the NASBA Board of Directors
Milton Brown, PA, Chairman, PCS Board of Directors

Reaching Out to Asia
Ruben Davila

ALD Taskforce Update: Addressing the Needs of State Boards
Dan Sweetwood, ALD Chair

The Need for Non-Traditional Students
Gabi Zolla, VP, Programs & Policy, The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Transborder Challenges to Account-Client Confidentiality
Noel Allen, Legal Counsel, NASBA

Audit Committee Report
David Duree, Chair

Pathways Commission: Charting a National Higher Education Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants
Bruce Behn

Self-Directed/Semi-Independent State Boards of Accountancy
Carlos Johnson, Chair, State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee

Current PCAOB Policy Initiatives
Daniel L. Goelzer, Acting Chairman

Fraudulent Financial Reporting: 1998-2007: An Analysis of U.S. Public Companies
David Landsittel, COSO Chairman

Collaboration, Change, and Success: A Uniform CPA Examination Update
Douglas E. Warren, CPA

Ethics: At Home and Abroad
Gaylen R. Hansen

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
James L. Kroeker, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Federal Regulation of Tax Return Preparers
Karen L. Hawkins, Director, Office of Professional Responsibility

Global Professionals: Reaching Out to Neighbours
Kevin Dancey, President and CEO, The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants

Report from the American Accounting Association
Kevin D. Stocks, President, American Accounting Association

Uniform Accountancy Act Committee: Focus on CPA Firm Names
Laurie J. Tish, CPA, NASBA UAA Committee Chair

A Big Deal: Inaugural Speech
Michael Daggett

2010 Report to the NASBA Board of Directors
Milton Brown, PA, Chairman, PCS Board of Directors

Yellow Book Update: 2010 Exposure Draft
Thomas Hackney

 

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NASBA International Forum (2010)

Enhanced Global Ethics
Ken Dakdduk, Chair, IESBA

International Auditing and Assurance Standards – Relevance and Quality
Prof. Arnold Schilder, IAASB Chairman

Overview of a State-Based Regulatory Structure
Sam Cotterell, CPA, NASBA Past Chair

IFRS Enforcement in Europe
Jose Maria Fernandez, Member of European Enforcers Coordination Sessions

Successful Models for Improving Cross Border Cooperation
Jonathan Bravo, Policy Advisor, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

Remaining Credible in a Regulated Environment
Hans van Damme, Federation of European Accountants (FEE), FEE President

Accounting Standards – The International Setting
Sir David Tweedie, IASB Chairman

 

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NASBA Regional Meetings (2010)

Board of Examiners Report on The Uniform CPA Examination
Doug Warren, BOE Chair (Eastern) and Ken Clark, Content Committee Chair (Western)

Strengthening Enforcement in a Changing World
Michael Weinshel, CPA, and Harry Parsons, CPA, Enforcement Resources Committee

Report on New Examination Agreement and International Delivery Update for NASBA Regional Meetings
Ken L. Bishop, NASBA Senior VP & COO and Robert R. Harris, CPA, AICPA Chairman (Western)

International Standards Update
Gaylen R. Hansen, Chair, Ethics & Strategic Professional Issues Committee

Peer Review Oversight
Kenneth R. Odom, CPA, CGFM, NABA Compliance Assurance Committee Chairman (Eastern) and Edwin G. Jolicoeur, CPA, NASBA Compliance Assurance Committee Member (Western)

Uniform Accountancy Act Committee Update
Andrew DuBoff, Past Chair (Eastern) and Laurie Tish, Chair (Western)

Proposed Uniform Approach to Independence
Kent J. Bailey, CPA, Ethics and Strategic Professional Issues Committee

Continuing Competency Models
Joseph T. Cote, CPA, NASBA 2009 Executive VP & COO

Renewing the Public Trust
NASBA Center for the Public Trust

High Quality Financial Information, Challenges and Benefits of Reflecting Reality
Fermin del Valle

 

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102nd NASBA Annual Meeting (2009)

ARSC Exposure Draft
Ray Stephens, CPA, Regulatory Response Committee

Proposed Standard for Compilations and Reviews
Gerald W. Burns, CPA, AICPA Accounting and Review Services Committee Member

Connecticut Board of Accountancy: The Struggle of a 100 Year Old Agency to Survive
David Guay, Executive Director

Examination Contract Discussion Progress Report
Ken Bishop, NASBA Sr. Vice President

Minutes of the 102nd Annual Business Meeting
Gaylen Hansen

International Administration of the Uniform CPA Examination
Craig N. Mills, AICPA & Ken. L. Bishop, NASBA

IRS Debates: Preparer Requirements
Larry L. Gray, CPA, AGC-Alfermann Gray & Co CPAs, LLC

Networks, Associations & Firm Names
Kenneth D. Dakdduk, AICPA PEEC Chair and Gaylen R. Hansen, Firm Name Study Group Chair

2009 Professional Credential Services, Inc. Report to the NASBA Annual Meeting
Milton Brown, PCS Board of Directors Chairman

Perspectives on the Uniform CPA Examination
Douglas E. Warren, CPA

The Uniform CPA Examination: Present and Future
Robert A. Pearson, CPA, Esq., Chair

 

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NASBA International Forum (2009)

Trade Agreements and the Accounting Profession
Christine Bliss, Assistant USTR for Services and Investment, Office of the United States Trade Representative

 

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NASBA Regional Meetings (2009)

Report from the Board of Examiners (BOE)
Colleen K. Conrad, BOE Chair and Douglas E. Warren, BOE Vice Chair

Compliance Assurance Committee
Mark P. Harris

Coordinating Regulatory Efforts
Ken L. Bishop and Harry O. Parsons, CPA (Western) and Linda L. Biek, CPA and Michael Weinshel, CPA (Eastern)

SEC’s IRS Roadmap “Are We There Yet?” Economy Plus Bonus Version
Gaylen R. Hansen

 

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Other

IFRX In Context
Noel Allen, Legal Counsel, NASBA, 2009

Social Media: Embracing the Opportunities, Averting the Risks
Russell Herder, August 2009

ALD State Participation as of March 2009

CPAES Examination Services
NASBA

CPAES Examination Services: Guide to Services
NASBA

Progress Reports from the Mobility Task Force and ALD Task Force
Ken L. Bishop, NASBA Senior VP and Director of CPA Examination Operations, June 2009

Mobility Update and Discussion, May 2009

Auditor Liability: The Current Condition, Regional Variations, and Future Prospects as Issues for Audit Regulators
Richard H. Murray, September 2009

Perspectives on the Uniform CPA Examination: Report from Prometric
Victor Carter-Bey, Director/Team Lead – Prometric Financial Services Segment, November 2009

Getting Up to Speed: The Academic Response to the Challenge of Change
Belverd E. Needles, Jr. Vice-President Education-Elect, American Accounting Association, DePaul University

Addressing Substance Abuse in the Profession
John M. Sharbaugh, CEO, Texas Society of CPAs

Independence Standards and Below Cost Audits
Dr. Raymond Johnson, CPA, Professor of Accounting, Portland State University, Oregon Board of Accountancy Chair

The Uniform CPA Examination: Making a Great Examination Even Greater
Robert A. Pearson, CPA, Licensing Examinations Committee (CLEC) Chair

Pathways Commission: Charting a National Higher Education Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants
Sponsored by the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Current AICPA Peer Review Overnight Model
AICPA Peer Review Board and Staff

State Boards and the Oversight of Peer Review Programs
Mark P. Harris, CPA, NASBA Compliance Assurance Committee Chair

 

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