Accounting Programs Leadership Group

Accounting Programs Leadership Group

2020 APLG & FSA Annual Joint Seminar
February 7-8, 2020
Long Beach, CA

Welcome!

The mission of the APLG is to stimulate excellence in accounting education through outstanding leadership of accounting programs.

Recorded sessions are available here.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Welcome / Industry Leadership

Jennifer Mueller-Phillips, Auburn University
Greg Sommers, Southern Methodist University
Stefanie Kane, PwC


Diversity Efforts of Firms and Schools

Moderator: Jennifer Mueller-Phillips, Auburn University
Panelists: Ken Bouyer, EY
Michael Clement, The University of Texas at Austin
Michele Meyer-Shipp, KPMG


Program Culture

Moderator: Scott Collins, Pennsylvania State University
Panelists: Gretchen Handlos, Indiana University
Shannon Mulally, Michigan State University
Steven Smith, The University of Texas at Austin


Expanding Visions of Where an Accounting Degree Can Take Your Students

Moderator: Liz Barentzen, Center for Audit Quality
Panelists: Michael Clement, The University of Texas at Austin
Ellen Glazerman, EY
Leilani Wei, Interviewer/Subject: Graduate, Cal State Long Beach


Fresh on the Job

Moderator: Drew Reffett, Miami University
Panelists: Scott Hobson, Brigham Young University
Sharon Lassar, University of Denver
Sandra Vera-Munoz, University of Notre Dame


Preparing Students for the Real World

Moderator: Greg Sommers, Southern Methodist University
Panelists: Len Pepe, Bentley University
Ananth Seetharaman, University of North Texas
Keith Urtel, University of Notre Dame


Keeping Curriculum Innovative and Relevant

Moderator: Gretchen Handlos, Indiana University
Panelists: Kathleen Davisson, University of Denver
Andee Hodo, Auburn University
Jim Franklin, Western Governors University


Saturday, February 8, 2020

Ensuring the Value and Sustainability of Accountancy Graduate Programs

Moderator: Drew Reffett, Miami University
Panelists: Andy Call, Arizona State University
Chelie Marton, Grant Thornton, National Director of University Recruiting


Effects of Student Mix

Moderator: Scott Collins, Pennsylvania State University
Panelists: Andee Hodo, Auburn University
Benjamin Lansford, Rice University
Scott McQuillan, Deloitte


Update on CPA Evolution

Facilitator: Jeff Wilks, Brigham Young University
Speakers: Colleen Conrad, NASBA
Carl Mayes, AICPA


Integration in Accounting Curriculum: Leading by Example

Speaker: Mahendra Gujarathi, Bentley University


Storytelling in Business: Learn How to “Show and Not Tell”

Speaker: Dave Lieber, Dallas Morning News, Master Storyteller