The future of Accounting Education and Scholarship in the post-COVID-19 World

Join us for an exciting panel session on 'The future of Accounting Education and Scholarship in the post-COVID-19 World'

Guest speakers:

Dr Simon Eassom | Executive General Manager, Member Education, CPA Australia

Dr Simon Eassom is a proven thought leader and subject matter expert on the future of learning and the alignment of technology with business strategy for the higher education and corporate education sectors. He has over thirty years’ experience as an academic and a business development executive delivering transformational projects as well as developing, consulting on, and selling innovative digital solutions for education. 

Professor Jac Birt | Head of Accounting & Finance, University of Western Australia and President of AFAANZ

Professor Jac Birt joined the UWA Business School in January 2018. Previously she has held appointments at the UQ Business School, Monash Business School, the ANU and the University of Melbourne. She is a Professor of Accounting and also the Head of Department - Accounting and Finance for the UWA Business School. Jac is a member of several external boards including AFAANZ where she is the current Australian President. She is a Deputy Editor at the Accounting & Finance Journal and serves on numerous journal editorial advisory boards. 

Distinguished Professor Lee Parker | Professor of Accounting, RMIT University, Research Professor of Accounting at Glasgow University, Scotland, and Editor of Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal

Professor Parker is Distinguished Professor of Accounting in the School of Accounting at RMIT University, Melbourne, and Research Professor of Accounting at Glasgow University Scotland. His more than 200 accounting and management publications have attracted over 18,000 citations. Scopus lists him as highest published accounting scholar globally.


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