Programs & Academics

Accounting Diversity Conference


2023 SMC Accounting Diversity Conference 

Friday, April 28, 2023 
Free event for SMC students!

2023 Accounting Diversity Conference Program

Click here to register.

2023 Conference Flyer

What is the Accounting Diversity Conference video

Welcome to the World of Accounting Video

2023 Keynote Speaker

Michael Paranal headshot

Michael Paranal

Director of Advisory
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and
Professor of Accounting USC


Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Accounting Diversity Conference

Do you plan to major in accounting? Curious about the accounting profession?

The SMC Business department will be hosting a three-day virtual conference to encourage and empower underrepresented minority students to follow a career in accounting.

Accounting is a major that offers guaranteed lifelong job stability. Any student who has even considered the idea of studying accounting or business is highly encouraged to register.

Videos of Some of Our Past Guest Speakers

About the Conference

Sponsored by the SMC Business Department and Workforce & Economic Development.

2022 Conference Archive

2022 Accounting Diversity Conference Program

2022 Conference Flyer (English)

2022 Conference Information Flyer (Spanish)

2022 Keynote Speaker

Eric Chan keynote speaker

Eric Chan

Chief Financial Officer
Los Angeles Clippers

2021 Conference Archive

2021 Conference Flyer (English)

2021 Conference Flyer (Spanish)

2021 Accounting Diversity Conference Program

2021 Keynote Speaker

AJ Harris, LA Lakers. Vice President Accounting and Finance

AJ Harris

Vice President of Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles Lakers

2019 Conference Archive

2019 Conference Flyer

2019 Accounting Diversity Conference Program

2019 Keynote Speaker

Darline Llamas Llopis

Darline Llamas Llopis

Los Angeles Rams

2018 Conference Archive

2018 Conference Flyer

2018 Keynote Speaker

Headshot Trustee Barry Snell

Barry Snell CPA

Board of Trustee
Santa Monica College