Thursday, October 29, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Welcome remarks – Dr. Nayantara Hensel, Chief Economist, PCAOB, and Director, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
11:15 a.m - 11:25 a.m.
Remarks – Chairman, William D. Duhnke
|11:25 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.|
Panel I – Chairman, William D. Duhnke;
Board Members - J. Robert Brown, Duane M. DesParte,
Rebekah Goshorn Jurata,
and James G. Kaiser
Moderators: Dr. Nayantara Hensel and
12:45 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
1:05 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Remarks – W. Robert Knechel, University of Florida
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Panel II – Factors Potentially Impacting Audit Services
Discussant: Sungho Noh, Financial Economist, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Panel III – Auditor Independence
Discussant: Tian Liang, Econ Analysis Asst Dir, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
4:00 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
4:05 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Panel IV – Audit Firm Structure and the Market for Audit Services
Discussant: Victor Jarosiewicz, Financial Economist, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
| 5:05 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.|| Day 1 Closing remarks – Dr. Nayantara Hensel|
Friday, October 30, 2020
| 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.|| Welcome remarks - Dr. Nayantara Hensel|
| 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.|| Panel V – Critical Audit Matters
Michael Gurbutt, Deputy Director of Economic Analysis and Operations, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis
| 12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.|| BREAK|
| 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.|| Panel VI – Audit Quality Indicators
Discussant: Saad Siddiqui, Assc Dir, Econ Modeling, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis|
| 2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.||BREAK|
| 2:05 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.|| Panel VII – Audit Regulation and Oversight
Discussant: Nick Galunic, Senior Financial Economist, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis|
|3:05 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.|| BREAK|
3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
| Panel VIII – Global Regulation
Discussant: Rahsan Inget, Associate Director, Office of Economic and Risk Analysis|
| 4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.|| Closing Remarks – Dr. Nayantara Hensel and Dr. W. Robert Knechel|