Category Archives: Presentations and Speeches

Nancy Nichols, Profile of Present Accounting Students: What They Offer and What They Expect

This power point presentation by Nancy Nichols, Beta Alpha Psi President at James Madison University, discusses the profile of current accounting students (“Millenials”) and why the accounting profession needs them. See Full Presentation:Accounting Student Report

PANEL: Education Issues

Karen F. Turner, CPA, Ph.D., ModeratorBilly M. Atkinson, CPA, ModeratorPanelists: Mary E. Barth, CPA, Ph.D.John A. Elliott, CPA, Ph.D.Kevin D. Stocks, CPA, Ph.D. Panelists will address the following issues and encourage questions from the audience: The 150-hour curriculum How the program is structured in different schools Courses required by school Courses required by state Link…

Michael Daggett, Inaugural Speech as Incoming NASBA Board Chairman, 10/26/10

October 26, 2010 INAUGURAL SPEECH Earlier this year, I had the privilege to address my Arizona colleagues at the Society Annual Meeting. In introducing me to the audience, the Society’s President, Cindie Hubiak, was given the arduous task of not only telling the audience who I was, but to explain what this organization called the…

2009 Annual Meeting, Billy Atkinson, Inaugural Address: More Doors to Open

November 3rd, 2009 NASBA Chairman Billy M. Atkinson, CPA, delivered the Inaugural Address at the 2009 Annual Meeting. He comments on key points that State Boards of Accountancy addressed during his tenure as board chair. See Full Document:Inaugural Address

2008 Annual Meeting, Bob Bunting, Role of State Regulators in Global Standards Setting

October 29, 2008 Obstacles to Common Standard and Uniform Quality: Competition Sovereignty and national pride Champion Industries Politics Cost and inconvenience Representation Implementation Leading to a lack of collaboration… and yet… See Full Presentation:Role of State Regulators

2008 Annual Meeting, Inaugural Address

October 28, 2008 1. Introductions 2. Mobility Equation a. Achieving full mobility through adoption of UAA Section 23 “We are committed to this effort and will not stop until mobility is complete.” b. Accountancy Licensee Database “Along with mobility, the next important goal is the expansion of the Accountancy Licensee Database project to all states.…

2008 Annual Meeting, Judith H. O’Dell, What About Private Companies?

October 28, 2008 Outline: About the Private Companies Financial Reporting Committee IFRS for Private Entities Possibilities for U.S. private companies See Full Presentation:IFRS and Private Companies Report

2008 Annual Meeting, Leslie F. Seidman, The Case for Global Accounting Standards

October 28, 2008 International Convergence: Why? A single set of high-quality accounting standards is key to a global reporting system The rest of the world has spoken (not U.S. GAAP) Facilitates world-wide investment Reduces the cost of capital Reduces operational costs See Full Presentation:Global Accounting Standards Report

2008 Annual Meeting, Douglas E. Warren, Report from the Board of Examiners

October 28, 2008 Topics from this report by Douglas E. Warren include: Practice Analysis update BOE strategic initiatives CBT-e Operational update See Full Report:Annual BOE Report

2008 Annual Meeting, Victor Carter-Bey, Perspectives on the Uniform CPA Examination: Report from Prometric

October 28, 2008 This document contains a presentation given by Victor Carter-Bey, Director/Team Lead of Prometric Financial Services Segment in regards to perspectives on the Uniform CPA Exam. See Full Document:Prometric Report