2019 Accounting Educators Conference


The modern world doesn’t work without CPAs, and there are no CPAs without accounting educators. This conference is designed for you.

The Accounting Educators Conference is an annual event that connects you with other educators, updates you on accounting industry trends, and equips you to help your students succeed. It’s about giving you the knowledge you need to better help your students succeed.

Attendees will go through sessions on:

  • Updates about accounting industry trends and the CPA exam
  • Discussion on using data analytics in the classroom
  • Annual brief from the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy
  • …and more!


Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Regulatory Ethics
Who Should Attend
Accounting Educators
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045 US
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Jun 7, 2019
8:30 am - 4:10 pm EDT
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045 US
Total CPE Credits


Day 1

8:00 am
8:30 am
8:40 am
Maryland State Board and Professional Issues Update

Speaker: Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA, from the MACPA, Art Flach, CPA, Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy

This highly engaging and interactive session will cover the latest updates on the hard trends facing the CPA Profession, how to be the disruptor (not be disrupted), lead innovation, develop new skills, and turn all of this into game changing opportunities.

9:30 am
Accounting Standards Update

Speaker: Tony Cuozzo, CPA, CGFM, Councilor, Buchanan and Mitchell, P.C.

This session will review FASB Accounting Standards Updates issued in the past several years that have broad applicability to both public and private enterprises, including not-for-profit organizations.  Topics include  the new revenue recognition standard, the new lease standard, the new contribution revenue and expense standard that was developed as a result of the new revenue recognition standard, and a brief overview of the  preparation engagement standard for accountants.

11:10 am
11:20 am
Non-Traditional CPA Engagements

Speaker: Jeff Cook, CPA, CITP, CIPT, CISA, Coalfire

With the responsibilities of CPAs expanding at a rapid pace, this presentation will take a look at some of the “Non-Traditional” engagements that CPAs can provide to the public.  This course will focus on AICPA attestations, specifically SOC and Agreed-Upon Procedures, including what these reports are and what role the CPA plays.  There will also be discussion on what areas of focus a CPA should have if they decide to explore these types of engagements.

12:10 pm
12:40 pm
Innovation in Teaching Ethics in Business & Accounting Courses

Speaker: Alfonzo Alexander, President, Chief Ethics and Diversity Officer, NASBA

In this session, participants will learn how to effectively integrate ethical decision-making and leadership principles into business and accounting courses. The session will provide tips for facilitating online teaching tools, case studies and interactive exercises that can be replicated in college classrooms. The strategies are designed to increase classroom engagement and complement the ethics education that educators currently provide for their students.

2:20 pm
2:30 pm
Data Analytics in the Classroom

Speaker: Jennifer Altamuro, PhD – Villanova University

This session will focus on how the emergence of D&A tools and skills is making an impact on the accounting profession, and the role of accounting educators in helping our students develop the skills they need. We will discuss different ways to enhance classroom learning around D&A, and at what points in the curriculum is it most appropriate to introduce these topics.

3:20 pm
Panel on Necessary Hiring Skills

Speakers: April Shifflett, Cohen & Co, Beth Gartner, RACR, CSSR – Clearview Group LLC, Anne Schrantz, CPA – CohnReznick, Isa Farhat, CPA – Deloitte, Dina Broydo, CPA, CFE –  Grant Thornton

In this closing session recruiters will discuss the skills and qualities necessary for new hires.  They are often the first point of contact for students as they apply for internships and staff positions.  As such, recruiters provide valuable insights for educators as they guide their students to become successful candidates for accounting positions.

4:10 pm
Conference Ends


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