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 is the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as the Associate Dean of the School’s Ph.D. Programs from 2001-2016, and as accounting area chairman from 1991-1998. Professor Landsman graduated Magna cum Laude in economics from Princeton University, AB (1978), and earned his MBA (1980), MS in statistics (1983) and Ph.D. in business (1984) from Stanford University.
He has published over seventy articles in academic and professional journals, including The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Finance, on topics dealing with the role of accounting information in capital price formation. Several of his scholarly papers have received recognition from the American Accounting Association, including the Notable Contribution Award (2012), the Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award (1985 and 2016), and the AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Best Paper Award (2000, 2008, and 2014). Professor Landsman also received the 2014 AAA Outstanding Educator Award. He has served on editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Management Science, European Accounting Review, and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and is currently an editor of The Accounting Review.
Professor Landsman was president of FARS (1996-1997) and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (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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