Enhance your accounting expertise by gaining valuable insights from accomplished speakers. Connect with industry leaders to elevate your professional network as you join hundreds of accounting experts at this exclusive event.

Barton Accounting Forum

Connect. Learn. Succeed.

Don't miss this prime opportunity to stay ahead in the accounting landscape. Secure your spot now for a day of learning and networking hosted by the School of Accountancy.

Join us at 8 A.M. on Wednesday, May 15th, in Woolsey Hall.

1 day

Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience – a power-packed, one-day, in-person conference that promises professional growth. BAF condenses a wealth of knowledge and networking opportunities into a single day, providing a concentrated and impactful learning experience designed to propel your career and enhance your expertise.

Over 300 Attendees

With over 300 attendees, seize the opportunity to broaden your professional network! Engage with industry leaders, fostering valuable connections that can propel your career forward. Elevate your skills through meaningful interactions and collaborative discussions at this dynamic event, creating lasting relationships within the accounting industry.

8 CPE credits

Earn 8 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits as you delve into essential updates on Estate Tax, Sales Tax, and Government Accounting. Stay abreast of the latest developments in these key areas, deepening your knowledge and enhancing your professional skills during this informative session.

How To Register

Click the button below to open the registration form for the main conference on the CMD website:

Lodging Option

Hyatt Place at Wichita State University
4703 E. 19th Street North
Wichita, KS  67208

2 Queens – Avg. Room Rate $164

1 King – Avg. Room Rate $159


Speakers / Topics:

Dr. Ross Gruetzemacher, Barton School of Business, Wichita State University – Artificial Intelligence

Daniel White, AGH – Mergers and Acquisitions and Exit Strategies

Rick Reisig, NASBA and Pinion Global – State of The Profession

Jeremy Hill, WSU Center For Economic Development – Economic Update with Tax Focus

Janice Perkins, I Have Capacity / Shaye Hurst, Hall's Culligan / Corinne Horsch, HR Director at Koch Industries – HR and Talent Retention Panel moderated by Professor Jeff Quirin

Michael Roney, FORVIS – New Market Tax Credit


7:30 AM – Check-In and “Build Your Own” Breakfast Box

8:00 AM – Barton Accounting Forum Begins

Lunch – Taco Bar (Gluten Free and Vegetarian Options Included)

4:00 PM – Social Hour in the Atrium with Light Snacks and Drink Options (2 drink tickets included with each registration)


For questions about the conference, regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact Laura Zellers at 316-978-6259 or laura.zellers@wichita.edu.