2012 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

2012 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

The full program of activities and events in 2012 focuses on quality research outputs, building IGAPs profile and extending collaboration with business, government, academia and the profession.

International Visitors

Four international visitors have been hosted in the first half of the year. The visitors participated in research seminars, individual staff and PhD research meetings, staff forums and other interactions with key external stakeholders (e.g. podcasts, public lectures and roundtables).

Executives in Residence Program

Stephen Helberg participated as IGAP's 2012 Executive in Residence from 22 - 24 August 2012. Stephen recently resigned as the Head of Corporate Assurance at Rio Tinto Ltd and is the incoming Executive General Manager of Internal Audit at the Leightons Group.

Executive Education

An Executive Education course on Corporate Accountability and Governance for Legacy Australia was held on 17 April 2012 at Commonwealth Bank Head Office. Video of Expert Panel (IGAP - Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie, CPA Australia - Eva Tsahuridu, Deloitte Private - Tharani Jegatheeswaran, ICAA - Kerry Hicks and OneSteel - Kara Nicholls) is available on IGAP website.

Past Events

Key Event:

Speaker:

Topic:

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

19 January 2012

Professor Wolfgang Schultze

International Visitor

"Economic consequences of discretionary, partial R&D capitalization under IAS38"

Staff Seminar

1 February 2012

Professor Wolfgang Schultze

International Visitor

"Goodwill Accounting"

Staff Seminar

8 February 2012

Professor Karen Pincus

International Visitor

 "Pathways to the Accounting Profession"

IGAP / CPA Australia

Lunchtime Public Lecture

9 February 2012

Professor Karen Pincus

International Visitor

"IFRS: Where is the USA?"

BHERT Corporate Governance Roundtable (co-sponsored by CPA Australia)

28 February 2012

(sponsored by ICAA and CPA Australia)

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie (Chair)

IGAP Director

"Importance and effectiveness of corporate governance, financial reporting and audit"

IGAP / Australian School of Business at UNSW Emerging Scholars Forum (co-sponsored by CPA Australia)

8 March 2012

Professor Jan Mouritsen

International Visitor

Emerging Scholars Forum Invitation (PDF)

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

22 March 2012

Professor Jan Mouritsen

International Visitor

"Managing frictions and mobilizing 'broken inscriptions': a study of making action at a distance work in ERP system"

Legacy

17 April 2012

Patrick Gallagher (Executive Training)

Panel:

Moderator: Nonna Martinov-Bennie (IGAP Director)

Panellists:

Kerry Hicks (ICAA)
Kara Nicholls (OneSteel)
Tharani Jegatheeswaran (Deloitte Private)
Eva Tsahuridu (CPA Australia)

"Corporate Governance for Not-For-Profit Organisations" consisted of 3 hours Executive Training (am) + 2 hours panel of experts (pm)

Legacy Flyer (PDF)

Not-For-Profit invitation (PDF)

CPA Australia/IGAP Roundtable with Industry

26 April 2012

Professor Stefan Schaltegger

International Visitor

"Business Case for Sustainability: Does it exist and, if yes, how do organisations manage it?"

Roundtable invitation (PDF)

Staff/PhD Seminar

30 April 2012

Professor Stefan Schaltegger

International Visitor

"Transdisciplinarity and involvement of practitioners in sustainability research"

Business Reporting Leaders Forum (BRLF) Sydney Meeting

1 May 2012

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

IGAP Director

"Integrated Reporting" - input into Financial Reporting Council's (FRC) submission to IIRC

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

3 May 2012

Professor Stefan Schaltegger

International Visitor

 

"Applying the known"

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

23 August 2012

Stephen Helberg

IGAP Executive-in-Residence

Rio Tinto Ltd

"Emergence of the Corporate Assurance Management Profession"

Staff/PhD Seminar

24 August 2012

Stephen Helberg

IGAP Executive-in-Residence

Rio Tinto Ltd

"Emergence of the Risk Management Profession"

ICAA / Macquarie University Academic Series

3 September 2012

James Hazelton
Macquarie University

Sean Hanley
Heads the Water Accounting Standards Board Office

Tim Kirby
National Water Commission

"Developments in corporate and national water accounting standards"
17 September 2012Dr. Alan Kilgore
(Macquarie University)
"Audit Quality"
11 October 2012

Associate Professor Elaine Evans
(Macquarie University)

Mr Nick McGuigan
(Macquarie University)

"Sharing the preparation of future business professionals: Universities, professional bodies and employers"

IGAP / CPA Australia 1st Annual Forum

22 October 2012

Key note speakers:

Jane Diplock (Director, Integrated Reporting Council)
Prof. Ron Jeurissen (Professor of Business Ethics and director of EIBE: the European Institute of Business Ethics at Nyenrode Business Universiteit; Gourlay Professor of Ethics in Business, Trinity College.)
Prof. Yanis Varoufakis (Professor, Economic Theory and Director, Department of Political Economy, University of Athens Greece)

Panellists:

Alex Malley (FCPA, CEO, CPA Australia)
Prof. Justin O'Brien (Professor of Law, Director, Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation, University of New South Wales)
Damien Walsh (FCPA, Managing Director, bankmecu)
Janette O'Neill (Head of Corporate Responsibility Strategy, National Australia Bank)
Jan West AM (FCPA, Chairman, Integrated Reporting Taskforce, Financial Reporting Council)

Facilitator/MC of the event:

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie (IGAP Director)


"Integrated Reporting"
MQ HDR Expo-Master Class

12 November 2012
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
(IGAP Director)
"Networking in Academia"
The Accounting Frontiers Forum

5 December 2012
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
(IGAP Director) and Rob Ward AM, FCA
"Auditing and Assurance for the Future: Opportunities and Responsibilities Facing Australia's Accountants"

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