Conferences

Center for Financial Reporting & Management

16th Annual Conference on Financial Reporting

Friday, November 4, 2005; San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel

Endorsed by FEI (Financial Executives International)

Introduction

This conference brings together accounting standard setters, enforcement officials, corporate financial executives, and professional and academic accountants to discuss current issues in financial accounting and corporate reporting. The format is an open one so that members of the audience can address their concerns to the speakers and panelists.

The goal of the Conference on Financial Reporting has been to:

  • Provide preparers and users of corporate financial statements with the latest developments in financial accounting standards and recommendations for improving financial reporting;
  • Promote the advancement of financial reporting useful to investors in making investment decisions.

In today's business and regulatory environment, it is essential that preparers and users of financial statements be current on the latest financial reporting trends and issues. This year's conference will include:

  • Opening address: Katherine Schipper, Board Member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
  • Luncheon speaker: Toby J. F. Bishop, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Report on current and emerging issues by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the International Accounting Standards Board, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
  • Sarbanes-oxley — 2005 Problems and Promises.
  • Revised Share-Based Payment SFAS No. 123(R).

Program Schedule

Download a copy of the schedule in Microsoft Word format or as a PDF file.

A copy of the speaker bios is also available for download in Microsoft Word format or as a PDF file.

November 4th, 2005 (Friday)

   
7:45am. -- 8:30am.

Registration
Continental Breakfast

8:30am. -- 8:40am.

Welcome
Solomon Darwin
Executive Director, Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM)
Haas School of Business

8:40am. -- 9:10am.

Opening Address
Katherine Schipper
Board Member
Financial Accounting Standards Board

9:10am. -- 10:40am.

Emerging Issues in Financial Reporting — FASB and IASB Agenda

Moderator
Solomon Darwin
Executive Director, Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM)
Haas School of Business

Panelists
Mark Bielstein
Member, Emerging Issues Task Force, FASB
Partner, KPMG LLP

Grace Hinchman
Senior Vice President of Advocacy
Financial Executives International

Katherine Schipper
Board Member
Financial Accounting Standards Board

John T. Smith
Board Member, International Accounting Standards Board
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

10:40am. -- 11:00am.

Break and Refreshments

11:00am. -- 12:30pm.

Current Issues at the SEC and PCAOB

Moderator
S. Sam Berde
Lecturer, Haas School of Business
Partner, PMB & Company, LLP

Panelists
Paul R. Kepple
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Helen Munter
Regional Deputy Director for Inspections
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Pamela Schlosser
Professional Accounting Fellow
Securities and Exchange Commission

12:30pm. -- 1:45pm.

Luncheon

Introduction of Luncheon Keynote Speaker
John McCaffrey
Managing Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Luncheon Speaker
Toby J. F. Bishop
President and Chief Executive Officer
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

1:45pm. -- 3:15pm.

Sarbanes-Oxley — 2005 Problems and Promises

Moderator
Maria Nondorf
Assistant Professor
Haas School of Business

Panelists
Jim Campbell
Vice President and Corporate Controller
Intel Corporation

Pamela Schlosser
Professional Accounting Fellow
Securities and Exchange Commission

John Wolfson
Partner and National Director of SEC Services
Deloitte & Touche LLP

3:15pm. -- 3:30pm. Break and Refreshments
3:30pm. -- 5:00pm.

Revised Share-Based SFAS No. 123(R)

Moderator
Nicole Johnson
Assistant Professor
Haas School of Business

Panelists
Bob Laux
Director, Technical Accounting and Reporting
Microsoft Corporation

Paul Munter
Partner, Department of Professional Practice
KPMG LLP

Benjamin S. Neuhausen
Chairman
Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC)

Katherine Schipper
Board Member
Financial Accounting Standards Board

Organizations Represented

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Financial Executives International (FEI)
  • Intel Corporation
  • International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
  • KPMG LLP
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • PMB & Company, LLP
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Hotel Location, Directions and Accommodations

San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel
Address: 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 692-9100
Fax: (650) 692-8016
Website: http://marriott.com/property/propertypage.mi?marshaCode=SFOBG

Please click here for detailed driving directions and other forms of transportation.

Self parking at the hotel garage is $1 per hour. Valet parking is $20 full day.

A limited number of hotel rooms are reserved at the Marriott San Francisco Airport Hotel, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame for the nights of November 2-4 at $119 per night. Please indicate on the reservation form if you require a room. CFRM will make your reservation for you. Payment is to be made to the hotel upon departure. Room reservations must be made by October 20 to guarantee this rate!