British Accounting Association   Auditing
Special Interest Group



Aston Business School :

Finance, Accounting

& Law Group :

BAA Auditing Special

Interest Group :

The National Auditing Conference (NAC) : 1991 NAC



1st National Auditing Conference
Sheffield Hallam University
St George Swallow Hotel

Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March 1991

Friday 22 March 1991

10.45 Registration and Coffee

11.00 IntroductionóChairman (Iain Gray)


Session 1: Current Professional Practice: Some Auditing Issues

Michael Steen, National Technical Partner, KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock

12.05pm Lunch

Session 1: Continued

13.30 Use of IT in the Training of Auditors
Price Waterhouse,

14.20 The use of Expert Systems
Ernst and Young,

15.10 Tea

Session 2: Current Issues within Auditing 1

15.30 The Expectation Gap in Auditing
Stuart Turley,
University of Manchester

16.20 Whistle blowing Auditors - A Contradiction in Terms?
Gerald Vinten,
City University

17.10 Software Demonstrations

18.30 Dinner


Saturday 23 March 1991

Session 3: Educational Objectives and Teaching Methodology in Auditing

9.15 Auditing Education on Accounting Degree Courses: A Survey
John Dunn, Napier Polytechnic and Diane Walters,
Heriot Watt University

10.05 The Use of Case Studies in Accounting Courses: The ICAS Experience
David Young, Napier Polytechnic

10.55 Coffee

Session 4: Current Issues within Auditing 2

11.15 Audit Risk
Ron Skerratt, University of
Manchester and Anne Woodhead, Durham University

12.05 IT and the Auditor
Bernard Williams,
University of East Anglia

12.55 Plenary Session and Conclusion

13.10 Lunch