Kick-off Event

March 6, 2023

This event kicks off the Accounting in Reality (AIR) Case Competition, RCAS’s two-day flagship Conference, and the first RC Case Competition to include both the University of Toronto’s Mississauga and Scarborough campuses. Students from across all three University of Toronto campuses are invited to participate in and learn from the events that occur throughout the week.

At the kick-off event, students will have the opportunity to hear from the case partner representatives, ask general case related questions, and participate in a networking session. The kick-off event includes case writing and workshops that aim to educate students, and develop the technical skills required for effective case analysis and presentation.

Accounting Symposium

March 11, 2023

The final day of the AIR Conference revolves around the case presentations. Students will begin the symposium by presenting their team’s case solutions before following into lunch with various Big 4 Accounting firm representatives. In the afternoon, students will participate in workshops facilitated by the Big 4 firms about upcoming recruitment opportunities. The day will conclude with the finalists’ presentations before the judges’ deliberation and announcement of the 2023 winner of the AIR Conference followed by a networking session. The symposium will provide students with the opportunity to showcase the technical soft skills they’ve developed throughout the week to the Big 4 firm representatives, while expanding their professional networks.