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Forum Program

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast and Registration 
           
        
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.  Welcome Remarks 
     
  • Gene Anderson, Dean, University of Miami School of Business Administration
  • Sundaresh Ramnath, Professor and Chair, Accounting, University of Miami School of Business Administration
           
         
8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Keynote Speaker 
  
  • Patrick K. Barron, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (Retired), Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
           
          
    
9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.  Session 1: Cybersecurity 
     
  • FBI Special Agents
  • Taryn Powell Aguas, President, CyberRisk Services, Deloitte Advisory
  • Art Ehuan, Managing Director, Cybersecurity, Alvarez & Marsal Taxand LLC
  • Daniel A. Medina, Director, Berkeley Research Group Inc. (moderator)
           
       
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  Networking Break 
           
       
10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Session 2: Big Data 
    
  • Andrew Marcus, M1 Data & Analytics, Inc.
  • Scott Norton, Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor, BankUnited
  • Jeffrey Sopshin, Partner, Business Risk Advisory, EY LLP
  • Khrystyna Bochkay, Assistant Professor, Accounting, University of Miami School of Business Administration (moderator)
           
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Presentation 
            
           
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch: Grand Ballrooms East and West 
   

    

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.  Session 3: Managing Accounting Change - Implementing "Big" Standards 
   
  • Jose Gordo, Chief Financial Officer, magicJack VocalTec Ltd.
  • Paul Munter, Senior Partner, Audit Quality and Professional Practice Group, KPMG LLP
  • Daniel Quezada, Senior Business Analytics Manager, Walmart US Dry Grocery
  • Sundaresh Ramnath, Associate Professor and Chair, Accounting, University of Miami School of Business Administration (moderator)
           
1:50 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.  Session 4: Tax Legislative Outlook 
     
  • John D'Arpino, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisition - Tax Structuring and Planning, Sheridan Healthcare
  • Marcel Maier, Vice President, Tax, The GEO Group, Inc.
  • Leo Chomiak, International Tax Partner, Grant Thornton LLP (moderator)
   

   

2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Session 5: South Florida Business Outlook 
      
  • Bob Brunn, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy, Ryder System
  • Seth Levine, Lecturer, Accounting, University of Miami School of Business Administration
  • Michael Mell, Director, Custom Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
  • Mark S. Walter, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Q.E.O. Co. Inc.
           
3:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks and CPE Evaluations 
  
  • Sundaresh Ramnath, Professor and Chair, Accounting, University of Miami School of Business Administration
           
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Networking Cocktail Reception
       




Delivery method
Group--live

Prerequisite
None

Program level
Overview

Recommended field of study
Accounting, Auditing, General Business, and Taxes

Advance preparation
None

Who should attend:
CPAs, VPs, C-level executives, controllers, tax directors, and internal audit directors

Learning Objectives: Subject to change.



    The University of Miami is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
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