British Accounting Association   Auditing
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The National Auditing Conference (NAC): 2000 NAC

 

 

10th NATIONAL AUDITING CONFERENCE

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY

SPONSORS: THE ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS,

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES,

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF SCOTLAND

 Friday 7 and Saturday 8 April 2000

 

Programme
Friday 7 April 2000

11.30 Registration/Coffee

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Introduction and welcoming address

David Hatherly, Edinburgh University

13.05 - 14.20 Keynote session:

The Changing Dynamics of Professional Practice in a Global Market Place

Robert Mednick, Former Managing Partner - Professional and Regulatory Matters for Andersen Worldwide and Chairman of the AICPA 1996-97

Chair: Ian Percy

14.20 - 15.20 Disciplinary Observance in the UK and Germany

Miles Gietzmann, London School of Economics

Reiner Quick, University of Essen

Chair: Roy Chandler, Cardiff, University of Wales 

15.20- 15.35 TEA/COFFEE

15.35 - 16.35 Future of Auditing Standards and the APB

Jon Grant, Technical Director, The Auditing Practices Board

Chair: David Hatherly, University of Edinburgh

16.35 - 17.35 The "New" Internal Control and the Audit Agenda

Jean Bedard, Université Laval, France, and London School of Economics

Chair: Vivien Beattie, University of Stirling

17.35 - 17.45 Address by Andrew Chambers, General Editor of the International Journal of Auditing

17.45 Meeting of the Auditing Special Interest Group of BAA

18.45 Pre dinner drinks

19.45 CONFERENCE DINNER AND CEILIDH

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Saturday 8 April 2000

07.30 - 09.00 BREAKFAST

09.00 - 10.00 Current Trends in and the Potential Implications of Social Audit, Environmental Audit and the Attestation

of Social and Environmental Reports and Accounts

Rob Gray, University of Glasgow

Chair: Stuart Manson, University of Essex

10.00 - 11.00 The future of Public Audit in Scotland

Robert Black, Auditor General for Scotland

Chair: Mary Bowerman, University of Sheffield

11.00 - 11.15 COFFEE

11.15 - 12.15 New Auditing Methodologies

Stewart Turley, The University of Manchester

Chair: David Gwilliam, Aberystwyth, University of Wales

12.15 - 12.25 Plenary session and conclusion

12.25 LUNCH