WCNAEE24: Accounting Educator Exchange

Please Note: This conference will be held in the VSCPA's Zoom platform. The conference link will be included in all registration confirmations.

The North Carolina Association of CPAs & the Virginia Society of CPAs have joined together to present the first annual Accounting Educator Exchange. This virtual conference offers a dynamic & interactive platform for accounting educators to come together, share insights, & explore innovative teaching practices.


Participants will have the opportunity to engage with leading experts, industry practitioners, & fellow educators through panel discussions, workshops, & a networking session.

Key topics covered during this conference will include CPA Exam, STEM, & NPAG updates as well as panel discussions and interactive breakouts focused on artificial intelligence & data analytics.

 

Event Level: Overview
Highlights: Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, STEM, CPA Exam, NPAG, Curriculum strategies
Who Should Attend: Accounting Educators
Required Knowledge: Participants should have accounting education experience
Advanced Preparation: None
Field of Study: Various
CPE: 6 Hours
Vendor: NCACPA & VSCPA

Objectives
  • * Knowledge Sharing- provide updates to CPA Exam, STEM, and NPAG as well as facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices to enhance teaching effectiveness and student learning outcomes * Professional Development- provide educators the opportunity to expand their knowledge, skills, and expertise in teaching methodologies and technical innovations relevant to accounting * Networking- provides educators the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and build professional relationships with colleagues and industry practitioners * Innovation- provide educators the opportunity to incorporate innovation and creativity in teaching methodology through exploration of new teaching methods, technologies that engage students and enhance learning outcomes * Addressing Challenges- provide a forum to discuss common challenges and issues faced by accounting educators such as student engagement and the integration of emerging technologies.
Event Information
Start Time:
June 14, 2024 9:00 AM Eastern
8:00 AM Central, 7:00 AM Mountain, 6:00 AM Pacific
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Estimated Length:
6 hours
Registration Time Remaining:
23 days, 7 hours
Registration Fee:
Free
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Friday June 14, 2024

This session delves into the intricate web of accounting pipeline challenges and unveils a multi-pronged approach to tackling them. We'll be joined by thought leaders from the National Pipeline Advisory Council (NPAG), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA) who will share updates on the new CPA Exam, STEM and accounting, and NPAG developments.

 

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the various challenges affecting the recruitment and retention of accounting professionals and students.
  • Learn about a multi-pronged approach developed by thought leaders to address the accounting pipeline challenges.
Speaker Information
Michael Randall
Nadia Rogers
Jan Taylor

While AI will bring change to virtually every industry, it’s poised to provide many benefits specific to accounting. Explore how companies and accounting firms are leveraging AI and uncover the key competencies that will empower interns and recent graduates to excel in this evolving landscape.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how AI is transforming accounting and how companies and accounting firms are using AI to improve their processes and services.
  • Learn the key competencies recent graduates and interns need to excel in the accounting field as it embraces AI.
Speaker Information
Brent McDaniel

The accounting profession is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by the ever-increasing volume of financial and operational data. This session explores how data analytics is revolutionizing the profession, equipping educators with the tools to uncover insights and make strategic decisions. We'll also decode the in-demand skillset firms and companies seek in new hires, ensuring you're preparing your students for success in the data-driven age of accounting.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore how data analytics is changing the accounting profession and how educators can utilize it in the classroom.
  • Learn the key data analytics skills employers are looking for in new accounting hires to prepare your students for the data-driven future.
Speaker Information
Jennifer Billstrom
Nick Delis
Mike Williams

This interactive session will explore AI and its potential to transform your classroom. We'll dive into practical strategies for incorporating AI tools and resources and leverage the power of breakout rooms to share ideas and best practices with fellow educators from Virginia and North Carolina. Come prepared to learn, collaborate, and discover how AI can enhance your teaching and student learning!

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify practical strategies for incorporating AI tools and resources into your curriculum to improve student learning.
  • Share and exchange best practices with educators from Virginia and North Carolina for leveraging AI effectively in the classroom through interactive breakout room discussions.
Speaker Information
Eric Negangard

This interactive session will explore data analytics and its potential to transform your classroom. We'll dive into practical strategies for incorporating data analytics tools and resources and leverage the power of breakout rooms to share ideas and best practices with fellow educators from Virginia and North Carolina. Come prepared to learn, collaborate, and discover how data analytics can enhance your teaching and student learning!

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain knowledge of practical strategies for incorporating data analytics tools and resources into their classrooms.
  • Share and discuss best practices with fellow educators from Virginia and North Carolina to leverage data analytics for enhanced teaching and student learning.
Speaker Information
Sharon Jones

Ready to network, learn, and collaborate? We’ll use breakout rooms to connect participants for small group discussions. This is a great opportunity to share insights and brainstorm innovative solutions. We'll provide engaging prompts to spark conversation and get those ideas flowing.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will actively connect with peers in small breakout rooms to build relationships and work together.
  • Participants will share insights and brainstorm innovative ideas within their breakout groups.
Individual topic purchase: Selected
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Various: 6.00
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WCNAEE24: Accounting Educator Exchange
NCACPA Member Price:$0.00
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