Transcripts of the 2008 Accounting Conference

The Lubin School of Business at Pace University presents the
in conjunction with
The International Accounting Standards Board

Global Integration of Accounting Standards:
How Do We Get It Done?

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TRANSCRIPTS (Microsoft Word documents)

Mo rning Keynote Interview: Overview: Global Status on International Accounting Standards
Tom Jones, Vice Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board, interviewed by Alan Murray, Executive Editor, Online, The Wall Street Journal

Panel I: How Does the U.S. Measure Up?: U.S. Status on International Accounting Standards
Moderator: Neil Weinberg Senior Editor, Forbes
Panelists: Robert H. Colson, Partner, Institutional Acceptance, Grant Thornton
Richard A. Fuchs, Partner, Global Capital Markets Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers
D.J. Gannon, Partner, U.S. National Office and Leader, IAS Centre of Excellence - Americas, Deloitte & Touche
Paul Munter, Partner, KPMG
Danita Ostling, Partner, Ernst & Young
Kaustav Sen, Associate Professor of Accounting and Ernst & Young Research Scholar, Lubin School of Business, Pace University

Mid-morning Keynote Interview: What is the Future of FASB in a World Adopting International Accounting Standards?
Thomas J. Linsmeier, Board Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board, interviewed by Mary-Jo Kranacher, Editor-in-Chief, The CPA Journal

Panel II: Confusion or Clarity: Have International Accounting Standards Helped Investors' Decision-Making?
Moderator: Joanne Ramos, Special Correspondent, The Economist
Panelists: Peter A. Bridgman, SVP & Controller, PepsiCo, Inc.
Hye-Won Choi, SVP & Head of Corporate Governance, TIAA-CREF
Samir M. El-Gazzar, KPMG Professor of Accounting, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
John Gallagher, Managing Director, Accounting Policies & Support, UBS AG
Janet Pegg, Senior Managing Director, Equity Research, Bear Stearns & Co.
Donald Robertson, VP, Senior Accounting Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service

Luncheon Keynote Interview: International Financial Reporting Standards
Julie A. Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) and Chair, Committee on Accounting, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)