Research Seminars 2016

If you are interested in presenting in our seminar program, please contact the seminar convener Syrus Islam or Prof Chris van Staden on

If you need further details on venues and times or abstracts, please contact the Accounting Seminars team at

9 March3.00 pmRoger DebrecenyUniversity of Hawai'iFinancial Statement User Perceptions of Alternative forms of Assurance on XBRL: An Experimental Investigation
15 March2.30 pmMichael WernerAUTProcess Model Representation Layers for Financial Audits
23 March10.30 pmKevin LamThe Chinese University of Hong KongBoard Diversity and its Effect on Firm Financial and Non-financial Performance
6 April2.30 pmChris van StadenAUTNGO Collaboration and Conflict Mineral Disclosure Transparency: Evidence from Global Companies
13 April4.00 pmSyrus IslamAUTOn Validating Early-stage Performance Measurement Models: An Interventionist Study
3 May2.00 pmLee ParkerRMIT UniversityResearch Career Development Presentation
4 May2.00 pmLee ParkerRMIT UniversityScientific Management and Accountability Through the Efficient Office: Visualising Theoretical Debates
5 May2.00 pmLee ParkerRMIT UniversityFrom the Editor’s Desk Presentation
12 May1.30 pmCherrie YangAUTUnderstanding the Information Needs of Charity Key Stakeholders
17 May1.00 pmMichelle RodrigueUniversité LavalIntegrated Reporting: It’s like God. No one met Him, but everybody talks about Him
26 May10.00 amSabrina Chong & Irshad AliAUTProminence of Web-based CSR Disclosures in the World’s Most Technology-ready Country
18 July 1.30 pm Mike Jones Bristol UniversityThe Italian Board of Statutory Auditors : The Hegemonic Survival of a Unique Accounting Governance Institution
 20 July 5.30 pm Mike Jones Bristol University

Public seminar - Creative Accounting, Fraud and International  Accounting Scandals

4 August1.00 pmSuresh RamachandraAUTThe Jurisdictional Divide of 'Management Approach' of IFRS 8 and Analysts' Forecast Efficiency

15 September

 1.00 pm

Bilal Farooq


Competition in the Sustainability Assurance Market: The Institutional Work of Different Sustainability Assurance Providers
6 October

1.00 pm

Deryl Northcott


Public sector performance: Is "flesh and blood" important?

13 October

1.00 pm

Humayun Kabir


Do note disclosures signal the quality of financial statement numbers? The case of goodwill impairment test disclosures in Australia
 23 November 10.00 amWai Fong Chua University of Sydney Business SchoolPortfolio Career and Academic Leadership

30 November

11.00 am

Noel Hyndman

Queen's University Belfast

Achieving radical change: a comparative study of public-sector accounting in Westminster and Scotland
 8 December 1.00 pmRanjana Gupta AUTFilling the Land Tax Void: New Zealand Standpoint