2009 Conference Agenda

The Lubin School of Business at Pace University presents the
2009 LUBIN FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING ISSUES
in conjunction with
The International Accounting Standards Board

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS:
GOING FROM THE TALK TO DOING THE WALK

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Agenda

>> Streaming video clips of the Accounting Forum
>> Photos and highlights from the Forum
>> Keynote Speaker biographies
>> Press coverage

8:00-8:20 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20-8:25 a.m. Introductions
Rudy Jacob, Professor and Chairman, Accounting Department, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
Joseph R. Baczko, Dean, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
8:25-9:10 a.m. Opening Keynote Interview
Tom Jones, Vice Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board
Interviewed by
Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor and Executive Editor, Online, The Wall Street Journal
9:15-10:15 a.m. Panel I:
Is America Walking Yet?:
Moderator:
Mary-Jo Kranacher, Editor-in-Chief, The CPA Journal
Panelists:
Chris Craig, Partner, Grant Thornton
Patrick G. Edgar, Audit & SEC Reviewing Partner, KPMG
Samir M. El-Gazzar, KPMG Professor of Accounting, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
Richard A. Fuchs, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Donald J. Gannon, National Leadership Partner - IFRS Center of Excellence, Deloitte & Touche
Wendy M. Hambleton, Partner & National SEC Director, BDO Seidman
Danita K. Ostling, Partner & Americas IFRS Leader, Ernst & Young
10:15-10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30-11:30 a.m. Panel II:
Companies Talk About Starting the Walk
Moderator:
Tracy Byrnes, Reporter, FOX Business Network
Panelists:
Richard J. Carroll, Chief Accountant, IBM
Talia M. Griep, VP & Controller, Honeywell
Joyce Joseph-Bell, Senior Director, Standard & Poor's Credit Market Services
Dan Mahoney, Co-Director, Forensic Accounting Research, RiskMetrics Group
Mark R. Newsome, Director, Financial Institutions Group, ING Wholesale
Kaustav Sen, Associate Professor of Accounting and Ernst & Young Research Scholar, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
11:35 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Mid-Morning Keynote Interview
Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr., Global CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Interviewed by
Emily Chasan, Accounting Correspondent, Reuters
12:20-12:35 p.m. Lunch Served
12:35-1:20 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Interview
Robert Herz, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Interviewed by
Floyd Norris, Chief Financial Correspondent, The New York Times
1:25-2:10 p.m. Afternoon Keynote
Edward E. Nusbaum, CEO, Grant Thornton
Interviewed by
David Reilly, Columnist, Bloomberg News
2:10-2:15 p.m. Summary Recap by Professor Rudy Jacob
2:15-2:20 p.m. Closing Remarks by Dean Joseph R. Baczko


There will be time for questions from the audience at the end of each session.