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2022 COCPA Accounting Educators Conference

Description

The COCPA Accounting Educators Conference is designed specifically for accounting faculty members in the Rocky Mountain Region. Created by accounting educators, this conference sheds light on issues that directly impact educators and students.

We are pleased to offer a half-day, in-person conference on June 15, 2022. 

This program is only available to faculty members, as well as professionals who have been invited by the COCPA or a member of the Accounting Educators Committee.

Following this year’s in-person conference, an Accounting Educators Series will be held virtually. Watch for more information on this virtual series, coming June 15.

Registration Instructions

  1. Select the quantity of tickets you are planning to purchase. You may register as many attendees as you would like.
  2. Enter the email address, first and last names of each of the registrants and let us know if they will be staying for lunch.
  3. Click “ADD TO CART.”

If you need assistance with registration, please call Member Services at (303) 773-2877.

Learning Objectives

To update Colorado Faculty on current issues and brainstorm solutions.

Major Topics

TBD

Provider
Colorado Society of CPAs
Course Level
Update
CPE Field of Study
Personnel/Human Resources
4.5
Who Should Attend

Any faculty member who teaches in the accounting field.

Instructor(s)
Various
Prerequisites

None.

Advanced Preparation

None.

Location
 
Colorado Society Of CPAs Education Center
7887 E Belleview Ave
Englewood, CO 80111 US
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Event Information
When
Jun 15, 2022
8:00 am - 12:35 pm MDT
Location
Colorado Society Of CPAs Education Center
7887 E Belleview Ave
Englewood, CO 80111 US
Total CPE Credits
4.5
Format
In-Person

Agenda

Day 1

06/15/2022
8:00 am
Registration, Refreshments and coffee in the COCPA Cafe
8:25 am
Welcome
Falene Young, CPA
8:30 am
The War for Talent

8:30 am – 8:45 am: Labor Trends Update
Mike Wakefield – Management Professor at CSU-Pueblo and Director of the Thomas V. Healy Center for Business and Economics Research and Services

8:45 am – 9:15 am: War for Talent Panel Discussion
Gregory Anton, CPA, CGMA, Partner, Market Leader, BDO – Denver
Lauren Lilly, Campus Recruiter – Talent Attraction and Acquisition, EY – Denver
Jason Sands, CPA, Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and Corporate Accounting, SM Energy Company
Michael Wakefield, Ph.D., Professor of Management, Director of the Thomas V. Healy Center for Business and Economics Research and Services, CSU-Pueblo

9:15 am – 9:30 am: Small group think tank – Thoughts and Solutions

9:30 am – 9:45 am: Large group discussion, what have we learned?

Session created and led by:
Laurie Corradino, Ph.D., CPA, Colorado State University – Pueblo
Kristine Brands, Ph.D., United States Air Force Academy

9:45 am
Break
9:55 am
Building the CPA Pipeline

9:55 am – 10:45 am: During this session, we will discuss:
Attracting, Motivating, Developing and Retaining (future) Employees

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion or Social Justice in Staff Recruitment and Retainment

10:45 am – 11:00 am: Small group think tank – Thoughts and Solutions

11:00 am – 11:10 am: Large group discussion, what have we learned?

Session created and led by:
Sharon Lassar, PhD, CPA (FL), University of Denver
Falene Young, CPA, Colorado State University

11:10 am
Break
11:20 am
Classroom Challenges

11:20 am – 11:25 am: Introduction – Johnnie Bejarano, D.B.A., CPA Regis University

11:25 am – 11:40 am: Panel discussion
Laurie Corradino, Ph.D., CPA, Colorado State University – Pueblo
Steven Petrie, CPA – University of Denver
Dawn Reed, CPA – Front Range Community College

11:40 am – 12:00 pm: Small group think tank – Thoughts and Solutions

12:00 pm – 12:35 pm: Large group discussion, what have we learned?

Session created and led by:
Johnnie Bejarano, D.B.A., CPA, Regis University
Judy Thomas, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Regis University

12:35 pm
Lunch (please register in advance)
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