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DAY 1: April 29, 2016

Time Room: DMS 4140
08:45 ‑ 09:00 Introductory Comments
09:00 ‑ 10:00 Plenary Session

Revisiting the Political Economy of Regulation: Locating a Transnational Disclosure Initiative on the Regulatory Map
Lisa Baudot, University of Central Florida
David J. Cooper, University of Alberta

10:00 ‑ 10:30 Coffee break
Room: DMS 4140 Room: DMS 4130
10:30 ‑ 11:15 Parallel session 1A: Crime, Collusion, Corruption
The “Normalization” of Deviance: A Case Study on the Development of Collusion and Corruption
Cynthia Courtois, Universié Laval, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Yves Gendron, Université Laval
Parallel session 1B: Corporate Social Responsibility
Social and Environmental Reporting: A Suitable Promise?
Paulina Arroyo, ESG UQAM
Marie-Andrée Caron, ESG UQAM
11:15 ‑ 12:00 Accounting for Crime in the US: Race, Class and the Spectacle of Fear
Cheryl Lehman, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
T. Hammond, San Francisco State University
Gloria Agyemang, Royal Holloway, University of London
Loblaw Companies Limited: Responding to the Accountability Predicament Arising from the Rana Plaza Building Collapse
Merridee Bujaki, Carleton University
Sylvain Durocher, University of Ottawa
12:00 ‑ 13:15 Lunch (Room: DMS 4101)
      13:15 ‑ 14:00 Parallel session 2A: The Blurred Concepts of Audit Quality and Materiality
Materiality Matters: Materiality Judgments as a Site of Entanglement Between Matter and Meaning
Katherine Ruff, York University
Parallel session 2B: Gramscian Studies
Maintaining Market Principles: Government Auditors, PPP Equity Sales and Hegemony
Stewart Smyth, Sheffield University Management School
Dexter Whitfield, University of Adelaide
14:00 ‑ 14:45 The Beautiful Audit and the Value-Added Audit System of Worth
Marion Brivot, Université Laval
Mélanie Roussy, Université Laval
Maryse Mayer, Université Laval
Translations of Corporate Governance Regulation Across Jurisdictions Blurring Auditors’ Operational Independence
Gunilla Eklöv Alander, Stockholm University
14:45 ‑ 14:50 Short break
14:50 ‑ 15:35 Parallel session 3A: Enterprise Risk Management
Managing Production, Accounting & Risks: The Case of Managing Product Quality Risk in Enterprise Risk Management
Matthäus Tekathen, Concordia University
Niels Dechow, EBS Business School, Germany
Parallel session 3B: Recognizing International Accountants
Pay it Forward: The Moral Project of Recognizing International Accountants in the Canadian Accounting Profession
Joanne C Jones, York University Kelly Thomson, York University
15:35 ‑ 15:55   Coffee break
15:55 ‑ 16:40 Parallel session 4A: Professional Identities and Career in Accounting Firms
Are partners ordinary auditors? Partners’ identity construction in the Big 4 Firms in France
Claire Garnier, HEC Montréal
Parallel session 4B: IFRS Development and Dissemination
The Removal and Reinstatement of Prudence in Accounting: How Politics of Acceptance Defeats Financialisation
Omiros Georgiou, University of Manchester
16:40 ‑ 17:25 We Don’t Talk Anymore: Changing Modalities in Continuing Professional Development and the Identity of Women Accountants in Northern British Columbia
Jim Haslam, University of Sheffield
Kathryn Haynes, University of Newcastle
Kathie Ross, University of Newcastle
Getting IFRS Accepted: the Power of Common Sense
Elisavet Mantzari, University of Westminster
Omiros Georgiou, University of Manchester
Lisa Jack, University of Portsmouth
19:00 Dinner The Courtyard Restaurant, 21 George St, Ottawa.
Please note: Each guest will be responsible for the purchase of their own beverages (except coffee and tea).

DAY 2: April 30, 2016

Time ROOM: DMS4140 ROOM DMS4130
09:00 ‑ 09:45 Parallel session 5A: Accounting Research Orientation and Quality
The Hidden Face of Judgment: A Foray into the Processes of Evaluating the Quality of Academic Journals
Claire-France Picard, Université Laval
Sylvain Durocher, University of Ottawa
Yves Gendron, Université Laval
Parallel session 5B: Discursive Constructs in Accountancy
Accuracy or Ideological Myth Used for Symbolic Legitimation
Louella Moore, Washburn University, USA
  09:45 ‑ 10:30 What Is Accounting? The “Being” and “Be-ings” of the Accounting Phenomenon and its Critical Appreciation
Nihel Chabrak, United Arab Emirates University
Jim Haslam, University of Sheffield
Helen Oakes, University of Sheffield
The Use of Users: Lobbying on Group Accounting International Regulatory Provisions
Renata Stenka, University of Reading
Sylvia Jaworska, University of Reading
10:30 ‑ 10:45 Coffee break
      10:45 ‑ 11:30 Parallel session 6A: Surveillance in the Non-Profit Sector
Impacts of Transparency Mechanisms on Humanitarian Organizations: The Case of Handicap International
Bruno Cazenave, ESCP Europe
Jérémy Morales, Royal Holloway, University of London
Parallel session 6B: Accountability in Different Settings – Part I
Counter Accounting, Getting the Governance of Government Right
Mercy Denedo, Heriot-Watt University
Ian Thomson, University of Birmingham
Akira Yonekura, Heriot-Watt University
11:30 ‑ 12:15 Disciplining UK National Museums and Art Galleries
Aminah Abdullah – University of Roehampton, UK
Iqbal Khadaroo – University of Sussex, UK
Christopher Napier – Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Negotiations of Accounting Figures and the Individualizing Effects of Hierachical Accountability
Claudine Grisard, York University
Cameron Graham, York University
Marcia Annisette, York University
12:15 ‑ 13:30 Lunch (DMS 4101)
    13:30 ‑ 14:15 Parallel session 7A: Regulatory Space Issues
The Creative Destruction of Auditing Regulation
Mouna Hazgui, HEC Montreal
Bertrand Malsch, Queen’s University
Parallel session 7B: Accountability in Different Settings – Part II
Justifications of the Self and Reverse Information Control
Dominic Detzen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterda
Sebastian Hoffmann, University of Edinburgh
14:20 ‑ 14.30 Concluding Comments (DMS 4140)

Each presenter is given 45 minutes and is free to decide between two options:

  • Option 1: The presenter is first given 20 minutes for an uninterrupted presentation. Then 25 minutes are devoted to questions and comments from the audience.
  • Option 2: The presenter accepts questions and comments from the audience anytime during the presentation.

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