Baruch College Hosts 8th Annual Audit Conference: Ensuring Integrity


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NEW YORK, NY - November 1, 2013 - The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College invites business and academic professionals to hear from accounting policy setters during the 8th Annual Audit Conference, “Ensuring Integrity” on December 5. The event is co-sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s (NASBA) Center for the Public Trust.

Arnold Schilder, Chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, will give the keynote address. Executives from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) will focus on best practices of ethics and independence within the auditing profession. They will also address other industry topics related to each of the organizations, including enhancing the auditor’s reporting model, audit quality indicators, internal control, and liability hot buttons for 2014.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT:  Ensuring Integrity: 8th Annual Audit Conference

WHEN:  8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Thursday, December 5

SCHEDULE:  Click here for complete list of speakers and panel discussions

WHERE: Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus Building, 55 Lexington Avenue

(enter on 24th or 25th St), Room 14-220

Complimentary pre-registration is required. Complete the online registration form or contact Matthew Lepere at 646-312-323 or matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.


About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134,celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu