PwC's Accounting and Tax Symposium

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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 2018 Accounting and Tax Symposium at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC, on August 2nd & 3rd included the following topics and presenters:

Combined Accounting and Tax sessions:

  • What’s New in Washington: Top Trends Affecting Policy and Regulation:  Roslyn Brooks, Alison Kutler

  • Perspectives from PwC Leadership: Rod Adams, Joe Atkinson, Maria Moats, Nik Shah

  • Candid Conversations about Respect in the Workplace: Jennifer Allyn

  • The Power of Visual Stories: Shay Anderson, Sarah Firisen

Accounting sessions:

  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Grainne McNamara, Vikram Panjwani, Beth Paul

  • Corporate Governance Insights: Paul DeNicola, Leah Malone

  • Innovations in Accounting and Auditing and the Perception of Widening Expectation Gaps: Cindy Fornelli, Wes Bricker, Chairman Duhnke, Jeff Brown

Tax sessions:

  • Tax Reform: Where do we go from here?  Rohit Kumar, Janice Mays

  • US International Tax Reform: Mike Urse, Doug McHoney

  • US Tax Reform - Federal, state & Local, International: Ken Kuykendall,Cindy Fraterrigo, Peter Michalowski, Mike Urse

  • Family Feud - Tax Reform Edition: Doug McHoney

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