11th World Congress of Accounting Educators and Researchers
November 4-6, 2010: SINGAPORE

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NOVEMBER 4, 2010 PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS

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10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Joint IAAER – IASC Foundation Teaching IFRS Special Interest Session
Topics will include a framework for teaching IFRSs, improving the framework, understanding IFRS measurements (cross-cutting issues), IFRS judgments in impairment testing, IFRS curriculum development and IFRS teaching resources. Speakers will include Mike Wells (Director of IFRS Education Initiative, IASC Foundation), Mary Barth (Professor Stanford University and Academic Advisor to the IASB), Holger Erchinger (Partner KPMG) and Donna Street (Professor University of Dayton and President IAAER). Lunch will be provided.  Registration fee $US30.
  3:00pm – 3:30pm
Afternoon Refreshments for Participants in Joint IAAER – IASCF Workshop and Participants in Joint IAAER and ACCA Research Forum to Inform the IAESB




3:30 pm – 6:30pm
Joint IAAER and ACCA Research Forum to Inform the IAESB
This research forum is free of cost for World Congress participants and will showcase the research findings of four projects that are related to the work agenda of IFAC’s International Accounting Education Standards Board. The projects are:

  • How Does the Methodology of Education and Training in Ethics Affect the Ethical Awareness and Practice of the Professional Accountant? F. Greg Burton, Ervin L. Black, Lee H. Radebaugh, Kevin D. Stocks, Sam Hardy, Salvador Ruiz-de-Chavez, and Edson Luiz Riccio.
  • Access to CPD Opportunities and Resources to Assist Professional Accountants to Meet Their Commitment to Life Long Learning: Evidence from the Asia Pacific Region, Paul de Lange, Beverley Jackling, and Themin Suwardy.

  • Searching for Best Practice in the Development and Assessment of Non-Technical Skills in Accountancy Trainees – A Global Study, Elizabeth Gammie, Susan Hamilton, and Erica Cargill.
  • The Awareness and Impact of International Accounting Education Standards, Christine Helliar,  Elizabeth Monk,  Louise Crawford, Claudio Teodori,  Monica Veneziani, Simeon Wanyama, and Khalid Falgi.
The four research projects provide valuable input to IFAC member organizations and to the task of advancing accounting education worldwide. The research findings of these projects help to develop a better understanding of the current state of accounting education in various countries and the obstacles to the implementation of international standards. Each International research team will make a 30-minute presentation on their research papers followed by a short question and answers session. 

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