March 27-28, 2019
Denver, CO
Theme: Honor the Past and Embrace the Future

Welcome to the 2020 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference in Denver! Your host chapter Theta Psi from the University of Northern Colorado welcomes you to the Mile High City! The regional meeting will be located in the Curtis DoubleTree in the heart of Denver, which boasts a mountain panorama view stretching 140 miles long. 

The Best Practices competition sponsored by Deloitte is an excellent way to display and develop your professional skills. The deadline to submit these abstracts is Friday, January 24, 2020 by 4 PM CST

For chapters who wish to present in Chapter Operations: Chapter Operations Abstract Form. The due date is Friday, January 17, 2020.

Chapter Operations Topics:

  • Managing growth
  • Keeping members active
  • Innovative recruiting for members/officers
  • Strong alumni base
  • Wild card

We look forward to seeing you there!



Friday, March 27 – Saturday, March 28, 2020

Registration Fees

 $110  Early Bird Registration Rate until Thursday, February 27, 2020 
 $125  Regular Registration Rate from February 28, 2020 - Thursday, March 12, 2020 
 $175   Late Registration Rate after March 12, 2020 / Onsite Registration Rate 

Cancellation policy:
 Cancellations made prior to Thursday, March 12, 2020, will be refunded. Cancellations received after this date and no-shows will not be refunded. If you encounter an emergency, please contact Jessica Woody and the request will be forwarded to the Executive Director for refund approval. 

Friday, March 27

 11:00am - 5:00pm Registration Desk Open
 1:00pm - 1:30pm Opening Session
 1:30pm - 2:15pm Plenary Session
 2:15pm - 2:30pm  Refreshment Break
 2:30pm - 3:30pm Leadership Activity
 2:30pm - 3:30pm Faculty Advisor Round Table
 3:40pm - 4:40pm Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 4:45pm - 5:45pm Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 6:00pm Friday night on your own


Saturday, March 28

 7:30am - 8:30am Attendee Breakfast
 7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast for Chapter Presidents, Faculty Advisors, Chapter Advocate, BAP Board, Professional Partners
 7:30am - 2:00pm Registration Desk Open
 8:30am - 10:30am Best Practices Presentations
 10:30am - 11:00am Refreshment Break
 11:00am - 12:00pm Chapter Operations Presentations
 12:00pm - 1:30pm Attendee Lunch and Closing Session
 1:30pm Conference Adjourns
 1:30pm - 1:45pm Professional Partners to Provide Feedback to Best Practice Winners

Meeting Hotel and Accomodations:

The Curtis – A Doubletree Hotel
1405 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80202


Single/Double - $159 + 15.75% tax
Triple - $169 + 15.75% tax
Quad - $179 + 15.75% tax

Reservations Phone: 303.571.0300*

To make reservations online, please click here.

Hotel Cutoff Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020

*To receive the group rate, please indicate that you are part of the 2020 Beta Alpha Psi Rocky Mountain Regional Conference.

The Curtis – A Doubletree Hotel Website


Self-parking is $38 per day per vehicle.


For estimated taxi/shuttle costs, please click here.
For driving instructions, please click here.

Firm/Organization Professional Partner
 EY  Paige Sacks, Past Professional Partners Chair
 Wiley CPAexcel  Tony Mirek, Co-liaison
 Wipfli LLP  Kristin Kallies, Co-liaison
 BDO USA, LLP  Sarah Turcotte
 Deloitte LLP  Kelly Brastrom
 KPMG LLP  Jennifer Neal
 NASBA  Ashley Metivier
 Protiviti  Katelyn Sypher

Mary E. Medley, Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants

Medley is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colorado Society of CPAs, leading a staff of 13 professionals in delivering member and community services. She also coordinates the organiztaion's legislative activities as a registered lobbyist. A frequent speaker before CPAs, students, and national audiences on topics including professional issues, business writing, effective presentation skills, and business etiquette, Medley represents the membership organization before regulatory bodies such as the Colorado State Board of Accountancy and Colorado Department of Revenue.

Medley serves on the accounting department advisory boards for the University of Denver and the University of Northern Colorado. She was the 2011-2014 president of the Colorado JumpStaart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. Active with the American Institute of CPAs, she served a four-year stint on the AICPA's Strategic Planning Committee, terms on the AICPA Pre-certification Education Exectuive Committee and Committee Operations Committee, and as a trustee for the AICPA Foundation, which provides funding for the Accounting Doctoral Scholars program, minority initiatives, the national financial literacy program, and Ph.D. support.

Involved with the national Pathways Commisssion effort to reocmmend fundamental change in the education of accountants, Medley most recently served on the State Society Relations Committee of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

In October 1996, she was named Accounting Today magazine's list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.

Medley received her bachelor's degree in English from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas. She joined Southwestern's Board of Trustees in October, 2012, and chairs its Compensation Committee in addition to serving on its Executive Committee.

It is believed that cranes symbolize happiness, eternal youth and good fortune. This year, we are inviting every BAP student to fold an origami paper crane, and include a message of encouragement. Paper cranes from every region will be collected and distributed to younger students during the BAP International Day of Literacy at the 2020 Annual Meeting.

Coors Field - Approximately 7-minute drive from hotel

Denver Aquarium - Approximately 6-minute drive from hotel

16th Street Mall – Approximately 4-minute walk from hotel

Puzzah! Escape Room – Approximately 8-minute walk from hotel

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre – Approximately 30-minute drive from hotel

For more area attractions, please click here.

The Denver Nuggets will be playing the San Antonio Spurs Friday March 27th, starting at 7:00 pm. We will be free after 6:00 pm on that Friday, so this would work out perfectly! Also consider checking out the local Comedy Works, the opera house, the concert hall, 16th Street Mall, or any of the other local activities!

Contact the Event Organizer