The AICPA celebrated its 125th anniversary last week at its Spring Meeting of Council, and our reporters were on site to bring you the highlights, including:


-- AICPA president and CEO Barry's Melancon's highly anticipated keynote speech.

-- Roundtables and presentations on accounting regulations and standard-setting featuring high-ranking officials like James Doty of the PCAOB, Ian Mackintosh of the IASB, and Leslie Seidman of FASB.

-- A panel of top CPA firm leaders discussing the challenges they're facing.

-- IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman's address.

-- Former GAO chief David Walker's wake-up call on the financial future of the U.S.

-- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on stimulating the economy.

-- The release of the institute's new online tax calculator.

-- A gathering of AICPA chairs past and present.

-- A panel on rebooting a business.

You can also see all the Twitter activity from Council (including all our own many insightful tweets) at hashtag #aicpa125.

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