PCAOB Investor Advisory Group Meeting

The public portions of the meeting will be streamed live on the PCAOB website.

Afternoon Session

Morning Session


9:30 a.m. -9:45 a.m.

Welcome and introductions - Board Member Jay Brown, IAG chair

9:45 a.m. -10:45 a.m.

Strategic plan implementation & prioritization -

Obtain input on implementation of goals and priorities outlined in the Board's draft strategic plan

  • Goal One - Improvement in audit quality.
  • Goal Two - Responding to changes in the audit environment.
  • Goal Three - Enhance transparency & stakeholder engagement.

10:45 a.m. -11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Strategic plan implementation & prioritization discussion (cont'd)

  • Goals Four and Five - Pursuit of operational excellence, including development of people.
  • Prioritization of goals - discussion.

12:15 p.m. -1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Breakout sessions:

  • Seek input on potential improvements to quality control standards.

Materials: Quality control standards; 2017 Staff Inspection Brief; and 2016 Staff Inspection Brief

  • Seek input on implementation of: (1) the new auditor reporting model (ARM); and (2) audit participants (Form AP).

Materials: ARM adopting release; SEC approval order ; ARM fact sheet; ARM staff guidance; Form AP resource page; and Form AP staff guidance.

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m. -4:15 p.m.

Report back from breakout sessions

4:15 p.m. -4:30 p.m.

IAG chair's wrap up