12:45-1:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks
Speaker: Dr. Gnanakumar Visvanathan, Area Chair of the Accounting Department, George Mason University
1:00-2:40 p.m. Session 1
Speakers: Jerry Arcy, Managing Director, Duff and Phelps. "Lehman's collapse. Repo 105/108 transactions: The anatomy of accounting deception"
Richard Larsen, Distinguished Accounting Professor, School of Management, George Mason University. "Shooting ourselves in both feet: Tax and accounting rules that promote offshoring of U.S. jobs"
2:40-2:55 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:55-4:35 p.m. Session 1 Continued
Speakers: Andy Smith, Principal and Senior Managing Director, The McLean Group. "Best practices in fair value accounting"
Daniel P. Clark, Tax Partner, Ernst & Young. "Goodwill impairmant and its tax consequences".
4:35-4:50 p.m. Refreshment Break
4:50-6:30 p.m. Session 2
Speakers: Paul Calabrese, CPA and Senior Manager, Rubino & Company, Chartered CPA's and Consultants. "Federal Grant Compliance: How to Keep the Money and Stay out of Jail".
4:50-6:30 p.m. Session 3
Speaker: Gary Bulmash, Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H. Smith School, University of Maryland, "Virginia Ethics Course"
6:30- 8:30 p.m. Northern Chapter's dinner meeting