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The National Auditing Conference (NAC): 2003 NAC

 

 

13th NATIONAL AUDITING CONFERENCE

OXFORD BROOKES 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 11 and Saturday 12 April 2003

 

Programme
Friday 11 April 2003

10.30 Registration/Coffee

11.00 Introduction and welcoming address

Laura Spira, Oxford Brookes University

Keynote session, Chair: Stella Fearnley, University of Portsmouth

11.10 The Government's Recommendations on Auditor Independence

Colin Reeves, The Accountancy Foundation

12.00 How Academic Research Can Inform Policy Decisions: The Case for Mandatory Rotation of Audit

Appointments

Peter Moizer, University of Leeds

12.50 LUNCH

Session 2, Chair: Stuart Turley, University of Manchester

14.00 The Provision of Non-Audit Services to Audit Clients: Independence and Other Issues

Mary Canning, Dublin City University

David Gwilliam, University of Wales Aberysthwyth 

14.50 A Qualitative Examination of Management Control Systems in Large Audit Firms

Breda Sweeney, National University of Ireland, Galway

Bernard Pierce, Dublin City University

15.40 TEA/COFFEE

Session 3, Chair: Joanna Stevenson, University of Stirling

16.00 The Impact of Education on Perceptions of Deficient Auditor Performance

Donal Boyle, PwC

Mary Canning, Dublin City University

16.50 Teaching Auditing in the Class room

Discussion lead by: Ian Dennis, Oxford Brookes University, and Alex Dunlop, Sheffield Hallam University

17.40 Meeting of the Auditing Special Interest Group of BAA

19.45 CONFERENCE DINNER

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Saturday 12 April 2003

07.30-09.00 BREAKFAST

Session 4, Chair: Stuart Manson, University of Essex

09.00 The Pattern and Determinants of Auditor Switching by Chinese Listed Companies

Jianxin Geng and He Yang, Renmin University of China

Jason Zezhong Xiao, Cardiff University

09.50 Internal Auditing at the Crossroads

Sarah Blackburn, Director of Wayside Networks

10.40 COFFEE

Session 5, Chair: David Hatherly, University of Edinburgh

11.00 US Perspectives on Regulation

Kevin Seaman, Partner KPMG, US Firm

11.50 Towards a Redefinition of the Statutory Audit Function

Karel Van Hull, European Commission

12.40 Plenary session and conclusion

12.50 LUNCH

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Friday 11 April              

Doctoral Students’ Session, Chair: Mahbub Zaman, University of Wales Aberystwyth

9:30 PhD students who attended last year's conference will be reporting on progress of their work in this session