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5 KEY PERSPECTIVES YOU CAN LEARN FROM OTHER PROFESSIONS
AND DISCIPLINES ABOUT TAX POLICY

A conference sponsored by the National Tax Association, in partnership with the Office of Tax Policy Research at the University of Michigan; with funding provided by Tax Analysts
 

 

Holiday Inn Capitol
September 29, 2006

FINAL AGENDA

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29  
8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
   
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
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8:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m Five Key Things Non-Lawyers Should Know about Tax Law and Its Policy Implications (and what non-lawyers could do differently as a result)
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Moderator: Len Burman (Urban Institute)
Panelists:   Pam Olson (Skadden Arps) View PowerPoint
                   Wally Hellerstein (University of Georgia) View PowerPoint
                   George Yin (University of Virginia) View PowerPoint

   
9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Five Key Things Non-Economists Should Know about Tax Economics and Its Policy Implications (and what non-economists could do differently as a result)
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Moderator: Ken Gideon (Skadden Arps)
Panelists:   Tom Barthold (Joint Committee on Taxation) view PowerPoint
                   Bill Fox (University of Tennessee) View PowerPoint
                   James Hines (University of Michigan) View PowerPoint

   
10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Break
   
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Five Key Things Non-Accountants Should Know about Tax Accounting and Its Policy Implications (and what non-accountants could do differently as a result)
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Moderator: Laura Kalambokidis (University of Minnesota)
Panelists:   Lillian Mills (University of Texas) View PowerPoint
                   Chris Ohmes (Ernst & Young) View PowerPoint
                   Doug Shackelford (University of North Carolina) View PowerPoint

   
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Address
The Honorable William M. Thomas (R-CA 22),
Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means

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1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Five Key Things Non-Tax-Administrators Should Know about Tax Administration and Its Policy Implications (and what non-tax-administrators could do differently as a result)Watch Video

Moderator: Matthew Murray (University of Tennessee)
Panelists:   Harley Duncan (Federation of Tax Administrators) View PowerPoint
                   Michael Keen (International Monetary Fund) View PowerPoint
                   Don Korb (Internal Revenue Service) View PowerPoint

   
2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Five Key Things U.S. Tax Policy Analysts Should Know about Business Perspectives on Tax Issues and Its Policy Implications (and what non-business tax policy analysts could do differently as a result)
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Moderator: Howard Gleckman (Business Week)
Panelists:   Annabelle Canning (Verizon Wireless) View PowerPoint
                   Dan Kostenbauder (Hewlett-Packard)  View PowerPoint
                   Timothy McCormally (Tax Executives Institute) View PowerPoint

   
3:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Break
   
3:15 p.m. 4:15 p.m. Five Key Things Non-Journalists Should Know about Media and Its Policy Implications (and what non-journalists could do differently as a result)
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Moderator:  Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan)
Panelists:    Zanny Minton Beddoes (The Economist)
                    Doug Sheppard (State Tax Notes) View PowerPoint
                    David Wessel (Wall Street Journal)

   
4:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Summation and Next Steps
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  Note: All sessions will be held at the Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street, N.W.