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31st Annual

October 25, 2007

 

Thursday, October 25, 2007

7:30 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:20 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m.

George S. Eccles Distinguished Lecture
Robert Lipe, Ph.D., 2007-2008 Research Fellow, FASB
FASB Current Topics: International Financial Reporting, Complexity, and Private Companies

9:30 a.m.

V.D. Gardener Distinguished Lecture
Harry L. "Hank" Gutman, Principal-in-Charge Washington National Tax
Federal Tax Legislative Update

10:30 a.m. Networking break
10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session

Larry A. Ward, Ph.D., Partner, KPMG LLP
"Accounting update: What is happening now and what is next for our profession?"

Robert Call, Partner, Deloitte Salt Lake City and Silicon Valley Tax Practice
Douglas H. Andersen, Senior Tax Manager, Multistate Tax Deloitte Tax, LLP
Tax Update 2007

Bryant Armstrong, Partner, Squire & Company, PC
Technology Update - Trends in Business Intelligence, Security, and Software Upgrades.

11:45 a.m. NETWORKING LUNCHEON & LECTURE
Kelly Matthews,Ph.D., Executive VP and Economist; Wells Fargo & Company
Economic Outlook for Utah and the United States
 
1:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Doyle, Ph.D., George S. Eccles Chair in Capital Markets Research, Associate Professor, School of Accountancy, Utah State University
Evaluating the Usefulness of Financial Reporting

 

2:30 p.m. REPEAT OF CONCURRENT SESSIONS
3:30 p.m. Networking break
3:45 p.m. Rosemary Fullerton, Professor, Utah State University
Making Accounting Relevant to Lean Enterprises
4:45 p.m. Aggie Ice Cream Social
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