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Henley Centre for Accounting Research & Practice (HARP) Inauguration

Join us for the opening for the Henley Centre for Accounting Research & Practice (HARP) Inauguration, the start of a new research centre pioneered by Prof. Gunnar Rimmel.

The intention of HARP is to take an inclusive approach to research in accounting. Inclusive means both across disciplines in interdisciplinary research as well as to be open for research in accounting education and collaboration with practitioners.

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Date 18th September 2018
Time 9:00am - 3:00pm
Venue Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus
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10.00 – 10.15 Welcome from HARP director

10.15 - 10.30 Welcome Head of BISA

10.30 – 11.15 SPEAKER 1 “Accounting for Sustainability”

“SDGs in Sustainability Reporting”

Professor Ian Thomson, Birmingham University

Director of Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business

Convenor of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research

11.15 – 12.00 SPEAKER 2 “International Regulation & Policy Analysis”

“Corporate Reporting Trends: Enhancing User Relevance”

Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer,

IIRC – International Integrated Reporting Council

12.00 – 12.45 SPEAKER 3 “Financial Decision Making”

” for decision making”

Professor Guler Aras, Yildiz Technical University,

Founding Director, Center for Finance, Governance & Sustainability (CFGS)

Founding Chair, Integrated Reporting Network Turkey (ERTA)

12.45 – 13.30 Coffee & Sandwiches / Lunch

13.30 – 14.15 SPEAKER 4” Accountability”

” A Brief Comparison of ESG Reporting Frameworks”

Martina McPherson, President, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets Partner, SI Partners Ltd.

Visiting Fellow, Henley Business School

14.15 – 15.00 SPEAKER 5 ”Accounting Education”

"Accounting Education challenges out of ACCA’s perspective”

Dr Jane Towers-Clark, Head of Academic Partnerships, ACCA

15.00 – 15.45 SPEAKER 6 “Accounting for Sustainability”

“ Shall we drink Pepsi or Coke? Mining disputes,(ant)agonistic identities and stakeholder engagements”

Professor Helen Tregidga, Royal Holloway

15.45 – 16.00 Farewell words / Mingle

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