Call For Papers
Organised by the the Auditing Special Interest Group (ASIG) of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)
22nd Audit & Assurance Conference
May 17-18, 2012, London Savoy Place, London, UK
Paper submission date: February 3, 2012
The 22nd Audit & Assurance Conference, organised by the Auditing Special Interest Group (ASIG) of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA), will be held at the London Savoy Place, London, UK on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 May 2012.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: There are few days left for submitting your paper for consideration (deadline 3rd February). Please email your submission in WORD to the Chairman of the Auditing Group, ilias G Basioudis at: email@example.com
CONFERENCE DETAILS: ASIG to hold a conference addressing critical auditing issues arising from the recent discussions and developments by various regulatory bodies. The Auditing Special Interest Group of the British Accounting & Finance Association is pleased to announce an important conference offering a unique mix of distinguished expert speakers and highlights of the latest unpublished academic research on auditing and assurance.
The conference has a practitioner focus in day 1 and a more academic orientation in day 2. In the forthcoming conference, the organising committee is pleased to announce the participation of an excellent line-up of speakers.
SPEAKERS: At this stage, the distinguished and influential speakers to present in the conference include:
- Warrant (Warren) ALLEN, IFAC Deputy President;
- Arvind Wadhera, Head of the audit service, Directorate General Internal Market and Services, European Commission;
- Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Reporting Council, UK;
- Hilde BLOMME, Deputy Chief Executive, FEE;
- Dan Montgomery, Vice Chair of IAASB, Partner in E&Y, USA;
- Richard Fleck, APB and FRC, author of the FRC's Effective Company Stewardship Paper;
- Paul LEE, Hermes Asset Management;
- Cedric Gelard, Director of Technical Services at the French CNCC, and member of IAASB;
- Creg Owens, Directorto/Audit Advisory, BDO;
- Mark PROTHEROUGH, Executive Director, Learning & Professional Development, ICAEW
RESEARCH TOPICS: The conference will also provide an opportunity to delegates to discuss with leading academics from the UK, and many other countries, the findings of their latest research on a diverse range of topics.
For the call for papers and other information regarding the conference and the Auditing Special Interest Group, please click on the following website: http://static.aston.ac.uk/asig
FEES: The cost to delegates for attending the conference is 250.00 UK Sterling Pound. If required, accommodation at reasonable rates is available from the Strand Palace Hotel, in walking distance from the conference venue.
VENUE & SPONSORS: The London Savoy Place is a unique conferencing venue set beside the Thames in London's city centre, just minutes from the London Strand. The venue offers central London location on the Embankment, just across the Thames from Waterloo station, and stunning riverside views over Westminster from St Paul's to Big Ben.
The ASIG is grateful for the considerable assistance of its sponsoring organisations: ICAEW and ICAS
REGISTRATION: The conference registration and other information (such as the conference programme, accommodation in the nearby hotel, travel details to the conference venue, etc) will be available soon through the conference webpages.
Currently the conference webpages display the conference announcement and the call for papers. Please click on the following website regularly, as it will be updated frequently: http://static.aston.ac.uk/asig
FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information about the conference can be obtained from:
The Chairman of ASIG
Ilias G Basioudis
Or via the ASIG website:http://static.aston.ac.uk/asig