WEDNESDAY 3 TO FRIDAY 5 JULY 2019
PRE CONFERENCE - AFAANZ Doctoral Symposium
SATURDAY, 6 JULY 2019
SIG 2 - Accounting History
SIG 3 - Financial Reporting
SIG 5 - Accounting Education
SIG 7 - Finance
SIG 8 - Management Accounting
SUNDAY, 7 JULY 2019
SIG 1 - Auditing and Assurance
SIG 4 - Qualitative Research
MONDAY, 8 JULY 2019
TUESDAY, 9 JULY 2019
CPD Hours Claim
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Wayne Landsman's research focuses on the role of accounting information in capital price formation. Topics of research include pensions, employee stock options, asset securitization, and fair value accounting. He has published over 60 articles in leading scholarly and professional journals. He teaches courses in financial accounting and financial reporting.
Dr. Landsman is the former associate dean of the PhD Program and chair of the accounting area at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
He received major awards from the American Accounting Association (AAA) in 2014: the Outstanding Educator Award for his contributions to accounting education through his scholarly endeavors in teaching and research over a sustained period of time and the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Best Paper Award for a tradition of academic scholarship and relevance to problems facing the accounting profession and standard-setters.
Dr. Landsman was president of the FARS of the AAA and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), from 1998-2001.
Professor Naomi Soderstrom is Deputy Head of Department and Professor of Managerial Accounting at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Naomi’s primary research areas are managerial accounting and sustainability accounting.
Naomi's work has appeared in major journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy in the U.S. and Accounting Organizations and Society and the European Accounting Review in Europe.
She is Editor of the Journal of Managerial Accounting Research and on the editorial boards of several other journals. She is a member of professional organisations on thee continents, as well as the academic honor societies, Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Gamma Sigma.
Roger Simnett is a Scientia Professor of Accounting at UNSW Sydney Business School, Australia and the current Chair and CEO of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. He has played various leadership roles at the University and for the auditing profession. He has a background in standard setting, having served for the last 25 years on various standard setting bodies, including the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and the International Integrated Reporting Council working panel.
Roger is a recognized leading international researcher whose research interests cover a range of international auditing/assurance issues aimed at improving audit/assurance quality and making policy recommendations. He is the author of a leading auditing and assurance textbook, and has over 80 publications in the world’s leading journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and Contemporary Accounting Research. He has held or currently holds visiting or adjunct Professorial appointments at a number of institutions including Boston College, King College London and Maastricht University, and is a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Academy of Social Sciences.
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