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Open for registration: Online FAR Conference on 22 June 2020 - Academic and practitioner insights on audit quality
As communicated to you earlier, we have decided to postpone the 5th FAR conference until June 2021. However, we are proud to announce that we will be hosting an interesting online and interactive session in the afternoon (CET) of Monday the 22nd
of June 2020.
Registration for the event is now open!
This is what the program (1:00 – 5:30 pm CET) will look like:
13:00 - 13:10 Welcome and opening speech
13:10 - 13:50 Plenary 1 - Moving audit teams forward: designing firm environments for sustainable learning from errors
Wim Gijselaers, Maastricht (Discussant: Fabian Klar, BDO)
14:00 – 14:40 Plenary 2 – How can audit committee support improve auditor’s applications of professional skepticism?
Anna Gold, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Tammie Schaefer, University of Missouri - Kansas City (Discussants: Marnix Pouw & Rick Dekker, Deloitte)
14:40 – 14:55 Break
14:55 – 15:35 Plenary 3 – Going concern opinions (Keynote speaker)
Marshall Geiger, University of Richmond (Discussant: Anna Louwerse, PwC)
15:45 – 16:25 Plenary 4 – The auditees internal controls and financial reporting quality
Jean Bédard, Laval Canada (Discussant: Emiel Koolstra, Mazars)
16:25 – 16:40 Break
16:40 – 17.20 Plenary 5 - Economic consequences of joint audit
Alain Schatt, University of Lausanne (Discussant: Lucas Conijn, EY)
17.20 – 17.30 Closing reflections
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