TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014 (All speaker sessions in Lorton Performance Center)

7:45 am  Registration (Lobby, Lorton Performance Center)
8:45 am Introduction Dr. Roger Blais, Provost, The University of Tulsa
9:00 am  Session I - Politics, the Economy, Budget and Taxes - Update from Washington Pam Olson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Washington DC
9:50 am  Session II - FASB Activities - A discussion of FASB's activities and the outlook for accounting standards in the U.S. Daryl Buck, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, CT
10:40 am  Break
11:00 am Session III - Megatrends - How Megatrends are reshaping our world and what it means to technology-oriented companies Patrick Pugh, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Seattle, WA
11:50 am Lunch (Great Hall, ACAC. Return to Lorton after lunch.)
1:00 pm Session IV - In Our Lifetime - Technology - Technology impacts our lives in how we work and how we think.  There are many social and societal impacts of this technology, the scale and magnitude of which we may not fully understand for many years.  This is only the beginning! Taylor Hawes, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm Session V - Ethics in Social Media - The legal and ethical issues arising from social media in the workplace. Charles Plumb, McAfee & Taft, Tulsa, OK
3:20 pm Session VI - Trust, Gullibility and Greed: From Ponzi to Madoff - In existence for 100 years, Ponzi schemes thrive but what elements of these frauds make them as viable today as they were in Ponzi's time? Allan Bachman, CFE, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Austin, TX
4:35 pm Adjournment

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014 

8:00 am      Registration (Lobby, Lorton Performance Center)   
8:30 am  Session VII - Spinoffs: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - A panel discussion focused on the accounting challenges and opportunities. Panel: Todd Miller, Moderator, Ernst & Young, LLP, Minneapolis, MN; J. Scott Pruitt, Phillips 66, Houston, TX; Jeff Husen, ONE Gas, Inc., Tulsa, OK; Kevin Vann, WPX Energy, Tulsa, OK
9:45 am   Break   
10:00 am  Session VIII - U.S. and Regional Economic Update - An overview and outlook for the U.S. and Oklahoma economies. Chad R. Wilkerson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, OKC Branch, Oklahoma City, OK
11:15 am Session IX - Conflict Minerals Audits - Reflections on Year One - A discussion of the audit objectives, development of AICPA guidance and first-year implementation of Conflict Minerals. Dorsey L. Baskin, Jr., Grant Thornton LLP, Dallas, TX
12:05 pm Lunch (Great Hall, ACAC.  Return to Lorton after lunch.)
1:30 pm Session X - State and Local Government Pension Accounting Changes - GASB accounting pronouncements for public pensions are changing.  We will take a quick look at the changes and how they will affect local government financial statements. Frank Crawford, Crawford & Associates, Oklahoma City, OK
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Session XI - Dodd-Frank Act: Extra Innings - A review of how the biggest financial reform since the Great Depression is progressing and how "too big to fail" and new consumer regulation impacts all financial institution customers. Jeff Harjo, CPA, HoganTaylor LLP, Tulsa, OK
4:15 pm Adjournment

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The Conference of Accountants is grateful to The University of Tulsa’s Lorton Performance Center, Collins College of Business and Allen Chapman Activity Center for assisting with facilities and logistical arrangements.