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2nd Annual Rotman CPA Ontario Centre for Accounting Innovation Research Conference
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Location: Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto

Conference Program

8:30 AM COFFEE & REGISTRATION CHECK-IN
9:00 AM

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

  • Alex Edwards (University of Toronto, Centre Director)
  • Carol Wilding (CPA Ontario, President & Chief Executive Officer)
  • Susan Christoffersen (University of Toronto, Vice Dean)
9:10 AM

TOPIC 1: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Moderator: Aida Wahid (University of Toronto)

Using Machine Learning to Predict Outcomes in Tax Law

  • Ben Alarie (Blue J Legal and University of Toronto)

Predictive Analytics and the Changing Manufacturing Employment Relationship

  • Eva Labro (University of North Carolina)

Machine Learning Improves Accounting Estimates

  • Miklos Vasarhelyi (Rutgers University)

An Introduction to AI in Financial Statement Audits

  • Miyo Yamashita and Adam Massia (Mindbridge Ai)
10:30 AM BREAK
11:00 AM

TOPIC 1: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Continued)

Lots of Luck – Lessons from Soccer Analytics

  • Nils Rudi (Yale University)

Responsible AI: Considerations for Fairness, Explainability and Accountability

  • Jodie Wallis (Accenture)

Panel Discussion

  • Ben Alarie, Eva Labro, Miklos Vasarhelyi, Miyo Yamashita, Adam Massia, Nils Rudi, and Jodie Wallis
12:10 PM LUNCH
1:10 PM

TOPIC 2: BLOCKCHAIN
Moderator: Franco Wong (University of Toronto)

Blockchain, Recent Developments beyond Cryptocurrencies

  • Gilles Hilary (Georgetown University)

Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrencies

  • Shagufta Sayani (EY)

Panel Discussion

  • Gilles Hilary and Shagufta Sayani
2:10 PM BREAK
2:40 PM

TOPIC 3: CYBER SECURITY
Moderator: Ramy Elitzur (University of Toronto)

Cyber and AI

  • Dina Kamal (Deloitte)

Evolution of a CPA through Cyber Risk

  • Tabish Gill (RBC)

Cyber Risk in Perspective

  • Gilles Hilary (Georgetown University)

Panel Discussion

  • Dina Kamal, Tabish Gill, and Gilles Hilary
4:00 PM CONCLUDING REMARKS

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