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UT Hosts Exclusive Business Event

Published: January 16, 2004
UT’s John H. Sykes College of Business, the Financial Valuation Group, Financial Executives International and Knowledge Leaders will collaborate to bring the greater Tampa Bay community an exclusive business event on Friday, Jan. 30.

The event begins at 8 a.m. with registration and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet in the Crescent Room of UT’s Vaughn Center. The purpose of the event is to enhance the business community’s understanding of forthcoming challenges and opportunities in the world of financial reporting for both public and private companies.


At 9 a.m., the program begins with an introduction from University of Tampa President Ron Vaughn. Robert H. Herz will follow Dr. Vaughn with the keynote address, “Challenges and Opportunities Facing Financial Reporting.” Herz’s presentation will be followed by a moderated executive panel discussion. The executive panel will consist of corporate executives and financial analysts from the greater Tampa Bay area.


Herz was appointed Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2002.  Previously, he was a senior partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and a member of the firm’s global and U.S. boards. He also served as a part-time member of the International Accounting Standards Board. He is both a certified public accountant and a chartered accountant.


During his distinguished career, Herz has authored numerous publications on a variety of accounting, auditing and business subjects. Included among those contributions is the recent book The Value Reporting Revolution: Moving Beyond the Earnings Game, which he co-authored.


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