2017 Accounting Ethics Conference

The fifth Accounting Ethics Conference will be held at the University of Washington Bothell on Friday, October 20, 2017. This conference provides CPAs with 4 hours of WBOA approved Ethics CPE credits and 4 hours of Technical CPE credits (8 hours total).



Friday, October 20, 2017


North Creek Events Center, University of Washington Bothell
Map and directions to the campus


8:25 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Sign-in starts at 7:45 a.m.)


7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
Assembly and Breakfast

8:25 – 8:30 a.m.

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
WBOA Ethics Rules, Instructor: Tom Neill, CPA

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Ethics Case – Frameworks for Ethical Reasoning, Instructors: Professors Rajib Doogar and Sophie Leroy (UW Bothell)

12:05 – 12:55 p.m.

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
WBOA Ethics in Practice, Instructors: Charles Satterlund, CPA and WBOA Staff

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Coffee Break

2:45 – 4:15 p.m.
Building and Operating Ethical Organizations, A View from the Directors’ Bench
Alpa Parikh, CPA IIA (PSE), Scott Mitchell, CISA CFE IIA (Saltchuk), Suzanne Webb Sainato, JD (Symetra)

4:15 – 4:40 p.m.
Town Hall, Reflections, Led by: Rajib Doogar

4:40 – 4:45 p.m.
Vote of Thanks

Conference Fees

Early Registration Rates (End at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29)

Individual admission: $175

Standard Registration Rates

Individual admission: $200

Discounts and Fee Waivers

Only one discount can be applied per transaction.

  • UW Bothell Alumni: $25 discount on early or standard registration rates.
  • Educators: $100 discount on early or standard registration rates for faculty members at area schools.
  • Group Bookings: 20% discount on early bird or standard registration rates for groups of 6 or more attendees.
  • UW Bothell Faculty, School of Business Guests and MS Accounting Students: Complimentary.
  • UW Bothell Accounting Students other than above: Complimentary with prior approval (email uwbethic@uw.edu to apply)

For more information, please send an email to uwbethic@uw.edu or call 425-352-3608.

Return/Refund Policy

Registration fees are non-refundable.

If there is a waiting list, we will be happy to refund the fee(s) for any seat(s) that we can resell. Please submit refund requests before Tuesday, October 17 to uwbethic@uw.edu. While we will make every effort to honor refund requests, please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Privacy Policy

Information and contact details collected for this conference will only be used for this conference unless you are already in our database from registering for previous events, applying/enrolling/graduating from our school, etc. If that is the case, the data you enter in the registration form may update the existing record we have of you, but your current contact preferences will remain the same. If you usually receive other notifications from our school, you will continue to receive those. We will use your information to send you certificates after the conference and may contact you in the future to let you know about upcoming Accounting Ethics Conferences and/or other news about these conferences.

Ticket Confirmation

No tickets will be distributed for this event. We will store your information after you register and will add your name to our attendee list. Before the conference, please check in at the registration desk.

Disability Accommodations

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations contact Disability Resources for Students at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.5114, uwbdrs@uw.edu. It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the event.

Conference programs from previous years