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THFThomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Speaker Series

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs presents the
John Perry Thomas Accounting Speaker Series

This event features topical discussions of accounting issues relevant to practitioners and academic researchers on the cutting-edge of the discipline.

Florida Accounting Symposium

Florida State University hosts the annual Florida Accounting Symposium (FAS) in the fall in conjunction with the Thomas Howell Ferguson, John Perry Thomas Accounting Speaker Series. The FAS brings together accounting researchers from Ph.D. granting institutions within the state of Florida. The primary goal of the conference is to facilitate the exchange of research ideas among accounting faculty and doctoral students. Florida State University, University of Florida, and University of Miami co-sponsor the annual event. For the most recent event program, click here (PDF). 

Spring 2017 Speakers

 January 6 Sami Keskek
University of Arkansas
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m.
 January 17 David Reppenhagen
University of Florida
Starry Conference Room (RBA 214) @ 3:30 p.m.
 January 20 Nan Zhou
State University of New York at Binghamton
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m.
 February 3 Donnie Young
Georgia Tech University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m.
 February 10 Jon Kerr
Baruch College of the City University of New York
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m. 
 February 17 Jonghan Park
Florida State University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m. 
 March 3 Rebecca Hann
University of Maryland
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m.
 March 24 Bruce Billings
Florida State University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m. 
 March 31 Kathryn Kadous
Emory University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m.
 April 7 Mark Kim
Florida State University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m. 
 April 21 Mark Koziel
Executive Vie President - Firm Services
Starry Conference Room (RBA 214) @ 2:30 p.m.
 April 28 Tristan Johnson
Florida State University
RBA 202 @ 2:30 p.m. 

Past Speakers

Fall 2016

  • Ira Yeung, University of British Columbia
  • Michelle Harding, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Anne Ehinger, University of Georgia
  • Richard Peretz, Chief Financial Officer, UPS
  • Jordan Rippy, University of Alabama
  • Paul Madsen, University of Florida

Spring 2016

  • Josh Stopek, American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Elio Alfonso, Florida International University
  • Melissa Western, University of Utah
  • Rodrigo Verdi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Luke Watson, University of Florida

Fall 2015

  • Daniel Cohen, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Jenny Tucker, University of Florida
  • Jeffery Rohr, Deloitte
  • James Chyz, University of Tennessee
  • Sam Bonsall, Ohio State University
  • Kevin Jackson, University of Illinois

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