PwC Accounting and Tax Symposium

The Accounting and Tax Symposium is an annual program sponsored 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 2013 Accounting and Tax Symposium was held on August 1-2nd at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, California.

The 2013 agenda included the following topics and presenters:

Combined Accounting and Tax sessions:

  • Firm overview & developments in the profession: Tim Ryan & Mark Mendola
  • Legislative and Regulatory Outlook: Pam Olson & Ed McClellan
  • Looking Through the Investor's Lens: Kayla Gillin & Mary Ann Cloyd
  • PwC NextGen: A Global Generational Study: Mike Fenlon, Anne Donovan, Sue Mohrman

Accounting sessions:

  • Assurance Update: Tim Ryan
  • SEC and Accounting & Auditing Technical Update: Heidi Schuetze & Josh Paul
  • Professional Skepticism: Kayla Gillin, Andy Yin & Anne-Marie Vitale
  • Accounting Update: Marc Panucci & Audra Harrington

Tax sessions:

  • Tax Update: Mark Mendola
  • Accounting for Income Taxes: Ken Kuykendall
  • Base Erosion and Profit Shifting and Tax Scrutiny: Pam Olson & David Ernick
  • Affordable Care Act: Employer and Employee Implications: Amy Bergner