Baruch College Hosts "Ensuring Integrity: The 7th Annual Audit Conference"

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 NEW YORK, NY– November 16, 2012 – Professionals in business, education, accounting and public policy will come together to examine the best ethical practices within the auditing profession on November 29. The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College will host, “Ensuring Integrity: The 7th Annual Audit Conference,” 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, (enter at 24th or 25th Street), Street, Room 14-220.

Co-sponsored by The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT), which addresses ethical behavior in education, business, and in public policy and society, the conference will provide a forum for interaction between these professionals and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). James Doty, the Chairman of PCAOB, will give the keynote address from 1p.m-2 p.m.

The conference will answer questions about what is happening at each of these organizations and discuss the impact to auditing practices and to the profession overall. The role of SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) and PCAOB on financial reporting, as well as liability hot buttons for 2013, will also be discussed.

WHAT: “Ensuring Integrity: The 7th Annual Audit Conference”

WHEN: 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2012

WHERE: Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue (enter on 24th or 25th Street), Room 14-220

For a complete agenda and list of speakers, click here. For registration fees and other information, fill out the online application or contact Matthew Lepere at (646) 312-3231 or matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.


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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. 5 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