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The National Auditing Conference (NAC) : 2002 NAC

 

 

12th NATIONAL AUDITING CONFERENCE

UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

SPONSORS: THE ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS,

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES,

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF SCOTLAND

Friday 22 and Saturday 23 March 2002

 

Programme
Friday 22 March 2002

11.30 Registration/Coffee

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Introduction and welcoming address

Joanna Stevenson, University of Stirling

Keynote session 1, Chair: David Hatherly, University of Edinburgh

13.05 Regulation and Risk: Another Perspective

Prem Sikka, University of Essex

13.55 Risk and Regulation: Congruent or dichotomous

Steve Leonard, Auditing Practices Board

Session 2,

14.45 Religion and Auditing in the Persian Empire

Morrison Handley-Schachler, Napier University

15.35 TEA/COFFEE

Session 3, Chair: Mary Bowerman, University of Sheffield

15.50 Auditor Independence and Audit Risk in the UK: A Re-conceptualisation

Vivien Beattie, University of Stirling

Stella Fearnley and Richard Brandt, University of Portsmouth

16.40 Management of Crisis: The Response of the Auditing Profession in Nigeria to the Challenge to its Legitimacy

Elewechi Okike, University of Sunderland

17.30 Meeting of the Auditing Special Interest Group of BAA

19.45 CONFERENCE DINNER AND CEILIDH

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Saturday 23 March 2002

07.30 - 09.00 BREAKFAST

Session 4, Chair: Catherine Gowthorpe, Oxford Brookes University

09.00 The Auditors' Role and Relevant Expertise in the New Risk Management Regulatory Framework

David Gwilliam, University of Aberystwyth  

09.45 The Auditor and Client Illegal Acts: a Comparison Between Canada and the UK

Ian Fraser, Glasgow Caledonian University

Kenny Lin, Lingnang University, Hong Kong

10.30 COFFEE

Session 5, Chair: Stuart Manson, University of Essex

10.45 The Client Acceptance Decision and Auditor's Engagement Risk; the Role of Audit Firm Alumni

Ilias Basioudis, University of Aston   

11.30 Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?  The Changing Role of Internal Audit

Michael Page, University of Portsmouth

Laura Spira, Oxford Brookes University

12.15 Plenary session and conclusion

12.25 LUNCH