2010 Conference Agenda

The Lubin School of Business at Pace University
The Center for the Study of International Accounting Standards
in conjunction with
The International Accounting Standards Foundation
present the

Global Accounting Standards: Shooting the Rapids

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


8:00-8:20 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20-8:25 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Joseph R. Baczko, Dean, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
8:25-8:40 a.m. Opening Keynote
The Lay of the Land
Tom Jones, Director, Center for the Study of International Accounting Standards, Lubin School of Business and Former Vice Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board
8:45-9:45 a.m. Panel I:
Navigating White Waters
Tracy Byrnes, Reporter, FOX Business Network
Aaron Anderson, Director, IFRS Policy & Implementation, IBM Corp.
Jack Klingler, Director, Accounting Research & IFRS Implementation, Alcoa Inc.
Jack McGinnis, EVP & Chief Accounting Officer, HSBC North America Holdings
Linda Mezon, Chief Accountant, Royal Bank of Canada
9:50-10:25 a.m. Keynote Interview
Lessons from the Battlefield
Ian Mackintosh, Chair, Accounting Standards Board, Financial Reporting Council (UK)
Interviewed by
Mary-Jo Kranacher, Editor-in-Chief, The CPA Journal
10:25-10:40 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:40 a.m.-11:15 p.m. Keynote Interview
John B. Veihmeyer, CEO, KPMG LLP and Americas Chairman, KPMG International
Interviewed by
Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor and Executive Editor, Online, The Wall Street Journal
11:20-12:20 a.m. Panel II:
Charting the Course to Safe Harbor
Emily Chasan, Accounting Correspondent, Reuters
Patrick Finnegan, Board Member, International Accounting Standards Board
Christian Frenes, Managing Director, Active Equity, TIAA-CREF
Robert J. Kueppers, Deputy CEO, Deloitte LLP
Kaustav Sen, Associate Professor of Accounting and Ernst & Young Research Scholar, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
12:20-12:35 p.m. Lunch Served
12:35-1:20 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Interview
James L. Kroeker, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Interviewed by
Floyd Norris, Chief Financial Correspondent, The New York Times
1:20-1:25 p.m. Summary Recap by Tom Jones

1:25-1:30 p.m Closing Remarks by Dean Joseph R. Baczko

NOTE: All speakers are confirmed.

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