Diversity in Accounting Student Conference


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The Diversity in Accounting Conference aims to provide students with the complimentary opportunities, regardless if they are a member of the ASCPA or not, to:

  • - Enhance their professional brand; 
  • - Network with industry leaders and professional organizations; 
  • - Discover career opportunities; and
  • - Gain key tools, information, and resources for professional and academic success;

Join the Alabama Society of CPAs on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Montgomery, at Alabama State University in the Student Union Center for the 2nd Annual Diversity in Accounting Conference.

Please register by Friday, September, 1, 2017 to guarentee your spot. This conference fills up very quickly.

8:15 Registration
8:45 Opening Comments from the ASCPA's Diversity and Inclusion Committee
9:00 Take the Next Step with Ralph Thomas, CPA, CGMA, and President of the New Jersey Society of CPAs
A new era of business is dawning as organizations look for accounting and finance staff — from the C-suite to entry-level — with a broader mix of competencies. Employers are seeking accounting and finance professionals with experience, business skills and the ability to be strategic business partners. But just as importantly, they are seeking individuals with strong people and communication skills who can effectively communicate to influence change within an organization. New Jersey Society of CPAs CEO & Executive Director Ralph Thomas will discuss business and leadership skills necessary for success in today’s volatile business climate.
10:00 Morning Break and an Opportunity to Meet the Firms
10:30 Leadership Roundtable
12:15 Luncheon and Meet the Firms
1:00 To Tell the Truth with the American Institute of CPAs
1:45 Closing Insights from Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, Chair of the American Institute of CPAs

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