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FAR's International Conference is going online again, registration has now closed.
On Monday 21 June 2021 from 12.30 till 5.30 pm CET, we will be hosting another interesting online version of our International Conference entitled "Auditing - the Human Factor".
Please find the full conference program here, with interviews and project introductions.
This is what the program will look like:
12.30 - 12.40 Welcome and opening speech - Jan Bouwens, FAR Managing Director
12.40 - 13.10 Plenary 1 – The auditor’s evaluation of misstatements – Exploration, drivers, and consequences
Ann Vanstraelen, Maastricht University & Ulrike Thürheimer, UNSW Sydney
13:10 – 13:20 Discussant: Fabian Klar (BDO)
13:20 – 13:40 Q&A Online Audience
13:50 – 14:20 Plenary 2 – Why some auditors thrive while others struggle – The effects of multiple team membership on audit quality
Reggy Hooghiemstra, University of Groningen
14:20 – 14:30 Discussant: Esmée Hofland (Mazars)
14:30 – 14:50 Q&A Online Audience
14:50 – 15:10 Listen to a podcast with Tjibbe Bosman on “Robotic Process Automation for the Extraction of Audit Information”
15:10 – 15:40 Plenary 3 – Imitation behavior of junior auditors: Does it enhance or hamper audit quality?
Eddy Cardinaels, KU Leuven, Tilburg University & Evelien Reusen, Erasmus University Rotterdam
15:40 – 15:50 Discussant: Sytse Jousma (EY)
15:50 – 16:10 Q&A Online Audience
16:20 – 16:50 Plenary 4 – CEO behavioral integrity, auditor responses, and firm outcomes
Shane Dikolli, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
16:50 – 17:00 Discussants: Marnix Pouw and Rick Dekker (Deloitte)
17:00 – 17:20 Q&A Online Audience
17.20 – 17.30 Closing reflections – Jan Bouwens, FAR Managing Director
As the FAR International Conference is approaching, we talked to the presenters about their academic career, their interest in the audit profession and the role of The Human Factor in their research.
The interviews can be read here:
Curious about last year's conference? For the summary report, presentation slides and full videos, please click here.
Please find the full 2020 conference booklet here.
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