What: AuditorProud Day
When: September 27th, 2018
We’re excited to announce that the 4th Annual #AuditorProud Day will take place on September 27, 2018. It’s a day of celebration of the public company auditing profession, when we use our social media channels, as firms and individuals, to share why we are passionate about our industry and careers. The day is intended to bring us together and inspire the next generation to pursue a career in audit (#FutureAuditor). Together, our efforts have an annual global reach of millions across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn on that date.
What: 2018 Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting
When: August 9-11
Where: Washington, D.C.
Beta Alpha Psi’s annual theme, Embracing the Opportunity, embodies the value of encouraging scholastic and professional excellence and providing opportunities for growth and leadership development. The Discover Audit team sees the importance of this value and we look forward to participating and providing opportunities to facilitate the development of our future accountants/auditors!
What: ASCA Annual Conference
When: July 14-17
Where: 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Reach for the Stars
Discover Audit is proud to be a key card sponsor at the 2018 ASCA Conference in Los Angeles. The conference brings together approximately 3,000 school counseling professionals for four days of inspirational keynote sessions, informative breakout sessions, in-depth looks at hot topics in the school counseling profession.
What: HBCU Roundtable Summit
When: May 31- June 2
Where: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
This summit provides a forum for Deans of HBCU Business Schools to address opportunities and challenges associated with enhancing business programs and initiatives. We will conduct a panel session with members of the profession to start a discussion around how to work collaboratively to strengthen and diversify the accounting profession.
Moderator: Crystal Cooke, Center for Audit Quality
Panelists: Brian Anderson, Corporate Director & CAQ Governing Board
Earl Fagan, Managing Director at KPMG LLP
Jean Wells, Interim Chair and an Associate Professor at the Howard University School of Business
What: Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC) 2018 Conference
When: May 18, 2018, 10:40 am – 11:30 am
Where: Tampa Marriott Waterside, 700 S. Florida Ave., Tampa, FL 33606
Building Bridges to the Future
Accounting professors can champion the vast career opportunities that students at two-year colleges have before them if they opt to continue their studies after receiving the AA degree. Learn what you and your school can do to build a bridge to a rewarding, well-paying career in public accounting. This session will provide insights into valuable resources that can assist you in guiding your students to succeed.
Moderator: Crystal Cooke, Center for Audit Quality
Panelists: Sidney Askew, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Thomas Marsh, Northern Virginia Community College
Julie Peters, PwC
The Discover Audit team was honored to attend the Albert Einstein High School Career Fair to meet with students and parents and share information about the wonderful world of public company auditing and Discover Audit resources.
The Discover Audit team was proud to host a campus event with the AICPA at the University of Puerto Rico. Students spoke with the Discover Audit team about the world of public company auditing.
Through Discover Audit, the CAQ and its Governing Board member firms hosted students from select schools of the National Academy Foundation in Baltimore, MD with the goal of educating students on a career in public company auditing. At Passport to Audit events, students spend a day at a public accounting firm learning about the profession, what auditors do, and the many career options available to those who study accounting in college. Check out our blog with highlights from the day!
On May 20, CAQ’s Senior Director of Research Margot Cella highlighted the Discover Audit initiative at the 2017 TACTYC Conference and moderated a panel discussion on “Inspiring Your Students to Discover a Career in Auditing” with Catherine Banks, Director, EY Foundation and Academic Resource Center, Ernst & Young; Robyn Barrett, Chair of Business & Accounting at St. Louis Community College; and Stephanie Tyler, National Director of Campus Recruiting at BDO USA. Learn more here.
What: American School Counselor Association
When: July 8th-11th
Where: Denver, CO
The Discover Audit had a blast at the 2017 ASCA Conference in Denver! We hope you had a chance to stop by booth #221 to learn more about resources on our website and discover the opportunities the audit profession has for motivated students. Learn more here.
What: American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
When: August 6th-8th
Where: San Diego, CA
CAQ’s Cindy Fornelli moderated a panel discussion with Jeanette Franzel, Board Member at the PCAOB; Maria Moats, Assurance Leader at PwC, LLP; and Chris Smith, Global Head of Audit and Accounting at BDO on the topic of “Materiality – Do We Know It When We See It?” on Monday, August 7. The Discover Audit team was also at booth #23 in the Exhibit Hall—we hope you had a chance to say hi! Learn more here.
Discover Audit was proud to sponsor the NABA Southern Region Student Conference in Atlanta, GA. The conference brings together hundreds of professional and student members, academics, and corporate representatives in a venue focused on the unique needs of minority students pursuing an accounting or finance degree. Learn more here.
The CAQ was excited to lead the third annual #AuditorProud social media blitz on September 28, 2017. On #AuditorProud Day, we celebrated the audit profession and encouraged students and others to learn more about what a career in auditing can offer. We hope you had a chance to stop by the Discover Audit booth in the lobby of the School of Business at Howard University where we engaged with students and faculty to introduce them to the Discover Audit community and the wonderful world of public company auditing. Learn more here.
Discover Audit was proud to sponsor the NABA Eastern Region Student Conference in Norfolk, VA. The conference brought together hundreds of professional and student members, academics, and corporate representatives in a venue focused on the unique needs of minority students pursuing an accounting or finance degree. Learn more here.
Discover Audit was proud to sponsor the NABA Western Region Student Conference in Houston, TX. The conference brought together hundreds of profession and student members, academics, and corporate representatives in a venue focused on the unique needs of minority students pursuing an accounting or finance degree. Learn more here.