2013 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

2013 Activities, Business and Economics, Macquarie University

The full program of activities and events in 2013 focused on:

  • quality research outputs,
  • building IGAPs profile, and
  • extending collaboration with business, government, academia and the profession.

International Visitors

Three international visitors have been hosted in the year:

  • Professor Jan Mouritsen
  • Professor Wolfgang Schultze
  • Professor Sally Gunz

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

Des Pearson participated as IGAP's 2013 Executive in Residence from 26–30 August.

Des Pearson retired as the Auditor General of Victoria in December 2012. He has more than thirty years experience at senior, chief executive and statutory officer levels.

He has primarily worked in:

  • governance,
  • financial and program management, and
  • performance evaluation and accountability roles,
including more than 21 years as an Auditor General across two jurisdictions.

2013 Events

Key Event:

Speaker:

Topic:

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

14 March 2013

Professor Jan Mouritsen

International Visitor

"The Future as an Object of Inquiry: The Production of Goodwill Impairment Values"

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

21 March 2013

Professor Wolfgang Schultze

International Visitor
"Economic Consequences of Implementing and Communicating Value Based Management Systems"

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

28 March 2013

Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"Lost in Translation: Institutionalised Logic and the Problematization of Accounting for Injury"
ICAA Audit Conference 2013

19 March 2013 - Sydney
23 April 2013 - Melbourne
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

IGAP Director
Plenary on "The Future of Audit"
IGAP / ACCA
Breakfast Roundtable Function


20 March 2013
Helen Brand
Global Chief Executive

(ACCA)
"Global Landscape for Accounting"
AUASB Roundtable

21 March 2013
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

(as AUASB member)

"Audit Quality"

Citigroup presentation

23 April 2013 - Sydney
4 June 2013 - Melbourne
Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"Reporting WHS performance"
Safety Innovations Conference: Expert presentation (Sydney)

17 July 2013
Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"The use, misuse and abuse of LTIFR"

CPA Australia/IGAP Roundtable Lunch with industry (Sydney)

27 August 2013

Des Pearson

IGAP Executive in Residence
"Performance reporting in the public sector - is it working?"
Staff Seminar

28 August 2013
Des Pearson

IGAP Executive in Residence
"Governance accountability & performance reporting in public sector"
ICAA / Macquarie University Academic Series

28 August 2013
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie,

IGAP Director

Associate Professor Maria Dyball
(Macquarie University)
"Professional Scepticism - What is it?"
9 September 2013 Ms. Jennifer Wilson
(Macquarie University)
"Fraudster profiling: what do we (think we/ ought to/ not) know?"
10 October 2013 Dr. Vicki Baard
(Macquarie University)
"Using Controls to Manage Team Performance in Professional Service Organisations"
28 October 2013 Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"Does your OH&S report add value?"

JILL McKINNON Research Seminar Series

29 August 2013

Professor Sally Gunz

International Visitor
"Reconsidering Lawyer Autonomy: The Nexus Between Firm, Lawyer and Client in Large Commercial Practice"
SIA Safety In Action Conference (Sydney)

3 September 2013
Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"Showing commerciality in safety"
CPA Australia Podcast (Sydney)

3 September 2013
Professor Sally Gunz

International Visitor
"Ethics and professional identity"
Staff Seminar

4 September 2013
Professor Sally Gunz

International Visitor
"Business Ethics: Perspectives on Publishing and Future research Ideas"
CPA Australia/ IGAP Public Lecture (Sydney)

10 September 2013
Professor James Gaa

International Visitor
"Ethics for accountants: understanding and dealing with organisational influence"
Staff Seminar

11 September 2013
Professor James Gaa

International Visitor
"Truth, Truthfulness and Earnings Management"
CPA Congresses

9 October 2013 - Brisbane
16 October 2013 - Melbourne
21 October 2013 - Sydney
22 November 2013 - Adelaide
Dr. Sharron O'Neill

Research Fellow
(IGAP Research Centre)
"Why work health and safety is an accounting problem"
IGAP / CPA Australia Annual Forum

30 October 2013

Key note speakers:

Dr Simon Longstaff (AO, FCPA, Executive Director of the St James Ethics Centre and Vice-Chairman of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Board)
Dr Jeanne Ng (Director, Group Environmental Affairs, CLP Holdings Limited)

Panellists:

Alex Malley (FCPA, Chief Executive, CPA Australia)
Tim Sheehy (FGIA, FCPA,  Chief Executive, Governance Institute of Australia)
Clint Harding (Partner, Arnold Bloch Leibler)
Pablo Berrutti (Head of Responsible Investment (Asia Pacific), Colonial First State Global Asset Management)
Simone Schlitter (Director, KPMG CFO Advisory)

Facilitator/MC of the event:

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie (IGAP Director)

"Integrated Reporting"
Thomson Reuters Synergy 2013 Tax & Accounting Conference (Sydney)

31 October 2013
Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
(IGAP Director)

Associate Professor, Alan Kilgore
(Macquarie University)
"Drivers of Audit Quality"
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