PwC Accounting and Tax Symposium

The Accounting and Tax Symposium is an annual program hosted by PwC that precedes the American Accounting Association meeting. Selected accounting faculty from top colleges and universities across the country are invited to learn more about PwC and the profession. The Accounting and Tax Symposium is a one and a half day program designed to update faculty on current business topics and issues. A variety of PwC partners and subject matter experts combine to provide a comprehensive update on topics that are important to the academic community.

The agenda for the 2016 Accounting and Tax Symposium at the Waldorf Astoria includes the following topics and presenters:

Combined Accounting and Tax sessions:

  • Our Profession: Mike Fenlon
  • A View From Washington: Chairman Dave Camp, Rohit Kumar
  • Data Analytics Educational Resources: Julie Peters, Charlie Bame-Aldred
  • Diversity, Closing the Talent Gap: Rod Adams, Kim Drumgo

Accounting sessions:

  • Assurance Practice Update: Bill Brennan, Mike Baccala
  • Data Analytics Education: Charlie Bame-Aldred
  • SEC and Accounting Update: Pat Durbin, David Evans
  • Audit and PCAOB Update: Neil Weingarten, Randy Hoppe

Tax sessions:

  • Tax Practice Update: Roy Weathers
  • Global Tax Assessment/Global Controversy & Dispute Resolution: Mike Urse, David Swenson
  • Data, Analytics and Technology in Tax: Michael Shehab, Cy Coons, Dom Megna
  • Accounting for Income Taxes: Ken Kuykendall, Jennifer Spang