The Accounting Faculty at the Haas School of Business and the Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM) are pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Conference on Financial Reporting.

This year's conference will provide technical updates on emerging accounting issues including fraud and economic crime, data privacy, GAAP and regulatory matters, and will include a keynote address discussing the upcoming FASB agenda.

This year's keynote address is by Christine Ann Botosan , Board Member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Schedule

08:00am - 08:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:30am - 08:45am Opening Remarks: James Webb, Executive Director,
Center for Financial Reporting and Management, Berkeley Haas
08:45am - 10:00am Fraud and Economic Crime
Moderator: Panos N. Patatoukas, Associate Professor, Berkeley Haas
Panelist: Jane Allen, Partner, Advisory Services, Forensics, PwC
Panelist: Elizabeth McBride, Senior Director, IP Protection, Applied Materials
Panelist: M.K. Palmore, Assistant Special Agent in Charge,
FBI San Francisco Cyber Division
Panelist: Aravind Swaminathan, Global Co-Chair, Cyber, Privacy and Data Innovation,
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
10:00am - 10:15am Break
10:15am - 11:15am Keynote Address: Christine Ann Botosan, Board Member,
Financial Accounting Standards Board
11:15am - 12:30pm Data Privacy/GDPR’s Influence on Business Transformation
Moderator: John Briginshaw, Lecturer, Berkeley Haas
Panelist: Sharon A. Anolik, President, Privacy Panacea
Panelist: Orus Dearman, Managing Director, Cyber Risk Advisory, Grant Thornton
Panelist: Theodore Kinch, Director, Privacy and Data Security, Gap Inc.
Panelist: Dawn Song, Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Panelist: Michael Spadea, Privacy Lead, West Region, PwC
12:30pm - 01:30pm Lunch
01:30pm - 02:45pm Current Developments & Emerging Issues Update
Moderator: James Webb, Executive Director,
Center for Financial Reporting and Management, Berkeley Haas
Panelist: Christine Ann Botosan, Board Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Panelist: Ryan Brady, Partner, Accounting Principles Group, Grant Thornton
Panelist: Jin Koo, Partner, National Accounting, BDO
Panelist: Wendy Meredith, Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Panelist: Carlton Tartar, Associate Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission
02:45pm - 03:00pm Break
03:00pm - 04:15pm Data Analytics & Data Visualization's Impact on Accounting and Auditing
Moderator: Yaniv Konchitchki, Associate Professor, Berkeley Haas
Presenters: Adobe Financial Accounting Team, Adobe
Presenter: Andrea Schulz, Senior Manager, Audit, KPMG
04:15pm - 05:15pm Reception
   
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Registration

Fees:

  • General Admission registration limited to the first 200 attendees
  • General Admission - $395
  • Webcast - $250
  • Day of registrations will not be accepted

Registration Includes:

  • One keynote session and four panel sessions
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Two refreshment breaks and afternoon reception with complimentary appetizers and cash bar

CPE Credit:

  • 7 hours of CPE
  • 1.5 hours of Fraud
  • 5.5 hours of A&A
  • Certification from CalCPA

Who Should Attend?

CFOs

Accounting Professionals

Financial Analysts

Controllers

CPAs

Tax Professionals

CFRM Sponsors

Venue

This year's conference will take place in the Spieker Forum of Chou Hall, the brand new academic building at Berkeley Haas.

Accommodations

Hotel suggestions for guests:

Bancroft Hotel, Graduate Berkeley, Berkeley City Club, Hotel Shattuck Plaza

Parking & Public Transportation

For nearby parking garages please refer to the UC Berkeley Visitor Parking Map. The nearest parking lots are Underhill Garage, Witter Field Lot, and Stadium Garage.

Berkeley Haas is a 0.8 mi, 20-minute walk from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station

Haas School of Business: Connie & Kevin Chou Hall - Spieker Forum
Cheit Ln
Berkeley, CA

Contact Us

James Webb
Executive Director

Center for Financial Reporting and Management
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

510-642-5372
jameswebb@haas.berkeley.edu

Fani Garagouni
Assistant Director

Center for Financial Reporting and Management
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley

510-642-6334
fani@haas.berkeley.edu

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The Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM) is the hub for accounting at UC Berkeley. CFRM promotes innovative financial and managerial accounting education through cutting-edge research, outstanding teaching, a globally focused curriculum, and attention to ethical behavior.