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Appreciable Assets: Business and Academic Partnerships Around Technology and Talent

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Thursday June 10, 2021 | Original Broadcast

As the tax and accounting professions continue to evolve, technology and data science skills are of growing import to both junior and experienced employees. At leading academic institutions, core curricula are being revamped to produce versatile graduates for a dynamic and competitive job market. Likewise, at progressive employers, robust professional development and enterprise learning initiatives help close knowledge gaps and prepare a multi-generational workforce for an ever-evolving spate of customer needs, including but not limited to COVID-19. With so much at stake in the current climate, how might academic and business leaders collaborate on cultivating the next generation of tax and accounting professionals? What opportunities exist for robust talent pipelines and accelerated growth for prospective or current employees at various stages of their career? Please join us as the Thomson Reuters Institute proudly presents a candid conversation amongst academic and business leaders focused on the future of talent and technology in professional services.

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Why You Should Attend

  • This program offers a robust take on partnership and collaboration opportunities in contemporary tax and accounting talent pipelines
  • Our panel addresses success stories and missed opportunities for academic institutions and employers to prepare future generations of tax and accounting professionals for the rigorous road ahead
  • Attendees are invited to ask questions and submit comments throughout the presentation

Who Should Attend

  • Tax and accounting professionals
  • CPA licensees
  • Tax and accounting professors or academic instructors
  • Professional development & employee training leaders
  • Recruiting and people executives

Chair(s) and Faculty

Chair(s) Faculty
Robin Darmon
Senior Director of the Career Development Center, University of San Diego
Claudio Diaz
SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Capital Executive Consultant
Michael Gerlach
Partner, Audit Services, RSM US LLP
Chris H. Gilbert
Managing Director, EY Foundry
Barbara M. Porco
Director for The Center for Professional Accounting Practices, Director of MS Accounting Program
Sandra Vera-Munoz
Deloitte Foundation Department Chair of Accountancy and Associate Professor Accountancy

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Thursday June 10, 2021

12:30 PM ET Appreciable Assets: Business and Academic Partnerships Around Technology and Talent

As the tax and accounting professions continue to evolve, technology and data science skills are of growing import to both junior and experienced employees. At leading academic institutions, core curricula are being revamped to produce versatile graduates for a dynamic and competitive job market. Likewise, at progressive employers, robust professional development and enterprise learning initiatives help close knowledge gaps and prepare a multi-generational workforce for an ever-evolving spate of customer needs, including but not limited to COVID-19. With so much at stake in the current climate, how might academic and business leaders collaborate on cultivating the next generation of tax and accounting professionals? What opportunities exist for robust talent pipelines and accelerated growth for prospective or current employees at various stages of their career? Please join us as the Thomson Reuters Institute proudly presents a candid conversation amongst academic and business leaders focused on the future of talent and technology in professional services.

 

Moderator:
Claudio Diaz, Human Capital Executive Consultant

 

Panelists:
Robin Darmon, Senior Director of the Career Development Center, University of San Diego
Michael Gerlach, Partner, Audit Services, RSM US LLP
Chris H. Gilbert, Managing Director, EY Foundry
Barbara M. Porco, Ph.D., CPA, CFF, Bene Merenti Professor of Accounting and Taxation; Executive Director, The Center for Professional Accounting Practices; Director, MS Accounting Program, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business
Sandra Vera-Muñoz, Ph.D., MBA, CPA, Deloitte Foundation Department Chair of Accountancy, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

1:45 PM ET Conclusion

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