In a collaborative effort, Beta Alpha Psi chapters Eta Lambda Chapter, Idaho State University and Zeta Psi Chapter, Boise State University presented the Ethics and Sustainability Symposium on May 3 at Boise State with approximately 190 attendees. Beta Alpha Psi students were heavily involved in the planning and execution of the event.
The Keynote Address — Accountants as Stewards of the Capital Markets: A Professional Responsibility, was given by Angeli E. Weller, Managing Partner, Weller Worldwide, LLC; Former Director of Ethics, KPMG LLP. Other participants and events were:
The Ethics of Social Media, Panel Discussion — Lealan Miller, Partner and Director, Government Service s Group, Eide Bailey, LLP; Susan Park, JD, Assistant Professor, MCB&E, Boise State University; David C. Smith, Managing Partner, Valens Point, LLC; Moderator: Celia Renner, Ph.D., faculty adviser, Zeta Psi Chapter.
What Would You Do? Interactive Professional Ethics Challenges — Moderators: Dawn Konichek, incoming faculty adviser, Eta Lambda Chapter; Dan Fox, incoming faculty adviser, Zeta Psi Chapter.
Plenary Panel Beyond Financial Reporting: The Future of Sustainability and Integrated Reporting — Rich Garber, Director of Environment, Boise, Inc.; Marisa Mackey, Associate Director, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board; Brad Sparks, Director, Global Citizenship, KPMG LLP; Moderator: Priscilla R. Reis, Ph.D., faculty adviser, Eta Lambda Chapter.