2011 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

2011 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

International Visitors

IGAP played host to four international visitors in 2011. These visitors were important in promoting IGAP within the business community, the accounting profession and academia via their engagement as guest speakers and at round-table events. The activities associated with these visitors are listed below.

Executives in Residence Program

IGAP launched the Executive in Residence Program in August/September 2011 by hosting the CEO of CPA Australia, Alex Malley.

Key Activities with Professional Bodies

CPA Australia

Event:

Speaker:

Topic:

CPA Australia Congress

17 November 2011

Perth

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"Protecting your organisation's assets against fraud"

CPA Australia Congress

18 November 2011

Adelaide

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"From the expert witness box - finance fraud investigations"

CPA Australia  Podcast

18 July 2011

Professor Dan Dhaliwal

(Visiting International Professor)

"Fair value Accounting in the context of the Global Financial Crisis"

CPA Australia Podcast

9 November 2011

Professor Kari Lukka

(Visiting International Professor)

"Interventionist Research in Management Accounting"

CPA Australia/IGAP Roundtable Discussion

17 February 2011

Professor Ira Solomon

(Visiting International Professor)

"Quality, Ethics and Fraud in Audit"

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)

Event:

Speaker:

Topic:

ICAA Audit Conference

22 March & 5 April 2011

Sydney / Melbourne

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

(IGAP Director)

"Education and Growth of the Audit Profession - the Next Generation"

ICAA Lunchtime Roundtable

23 August 2011

Sydney

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"Forensics and fraud, insider trading, stock market abuse, share scams, and the like"

ICAA Forensics Special Interest Group Roundtable

15 September 2011

Sydney

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"Securities Fraud"

ICAA Roundtable Discussion

9 March 2011

Professor Michael Shaub

(Visiting International Professor)

"Auditor-Client Independence, Interdependence and Professional Scepticism"

ACCA

Event:

Activity:

ACCA 2011 Sustainability Accounting Awards

June/July 2011

Official Short-list partner

Key University Activities

Macquarie University Academic Series 2011 - in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Date:

Speaker:

Topic:

5 September 2011

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"The financial crisis of 2007-2009 in the US and the UK. Were accountants to blame?"

22September 2011

Associate Professor Sue Wright

(Macquarie University)

"Board Directors in Australia: Who is the best man (or woman) for the job?"

31 October 2011

Associate Professor Hope Ashiabor

(Macquarie University)

"Carbon Taxation: Unravelling the Myths"

Other

Event:

Speaker:

Topic:

Macquarie University Research Seminar Series

9 June 2011

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

(IGAP Director)

"Presenting your Track Record"

Women in Research Leadership Round Table

Equity and Diversity Unit

18 October 2011

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

(IGAP Director)

"Personal and Professional Gains"

Other Key Activities

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Speaker:

Topic:

RMIT Accounting for Sustainability Conference

27 May 2011

Melbourne

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

(IGAP Director)

"Accounting for Sustainability: the Past, the Present and the Future"

The Safety Conference

Discussion Group Facilitator, Research Stream and workshops

25/27 October 2011

Sydney

Dr. Sharron O'Neill

(IGAP Research Fellow)

"Standardising Safety Indicators" & "Can the GRI deliver WH&S Accountability to Stakeholders?"

University of Sydney Conference

2 November 2011

Sydney

Professor Paul Barnes

(Nottingham Business School)

"Financial Crime, Risks, Globalisation and the Profession"

Macquarie Bank ESG Conference

14 November 2011

Sydney

Dr. Sharron O'Neill

(IGAP Research Fellow)

"Work Health and Safety: What Investors ought to know and ask"

Forum: Dynamics of Investing Responsibly: From Screening to Mainstreaming

24 November 2011

Sydney

Dr. Sharron O'Neill

(IGAP Research Fellow)

"Are Managers of Large Firms Accountable to Stakeholders for the Financial Paradox of WHS Risk?"

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