RMIT GAS Conference

2 November 2018

RMIT University

Building 16, Level 7, The Green Brain

330 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Programme

08:30

Registration and Coffee

09:00

Welcome Address

Nava Subramaniam

Director, Governance Accountability and Law Research Priority Area & Professor of Accounting, RMIT University

09:05

Opening Address

Mark Rose

Professor of Management, RMIT University

09:10

Rationalization and operationalization of infrastructure investment finance in the UK: Designing models of "Value for Money" or "Value for People"

Istemi Demirag

Professor of Accounting, Keele University, UK

09:40

Introduction to Design Thinking and Integrated Thinking

Rahul Soans

Co-Founder, Disruptive Business Network

Gillian Vesty

Senior Lecturer, Accounting, RMIT University

10:00

Concurrent Panel Session 1

Room A

Integrated Reporting

Craig Deegan (Panel Chair)

Professor of Accounting, RMIT University

John Dumay

Associate Professor, Accounting & Finance, Macquarie University

John Purcell

Policy Adviser, CPA Australia

Sumit Lodhia

Director of the Centre for Sustainability Governance & Associate Professor, University of South Australia

Concurrent Panel Session 2

Room B

Resource-Constrained Management

Prabhu Sivabalan (Panel Chair)

Associate Professor, Accounting Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney

Gerrit de Waal

Senior Lecturer, Management, RMIT University

Jerome Donovan

Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology

 

10:40

Morning Tea

11:00

Concurrent Panel Session 3

Room A

Integrating Innovation in your classroom: a toolkit approach

Suraiyah Akbar (Panel Chair)

Lecturer, Accounting, RMIT University

Lali Wiratunga

National Manager, Davidson Institute, Westpac Financial Education

Concurrent Panel Session 4

Room B

Logic 101…An Integrated Approach To Business & Financial Modelling

Laura Maran (Panel Chair)

Senior Lecturer, Accounting, RMIT University

Michael Goldsworthy

Principal Consultant, Australian Strategic Services

Daniel Cadart

Director, Logic Advisory Services

Charles Lord

Director, Logic Advisory Services

 

Concurrent Paper Session A

Room A

Corporate Governance

 

Chair: Eva Tsahuridu, RMIT University

Concurrent Paper Session B

Room B

Corporate Social Reporting

 

Chair: Jayanthi Kumarasiri, RMIT University

Concurrent Paper Session C

Room C

Management Control and Reporting Practices

Chair: Elizabeth Morton, RMIT University

11:40

The Role of Equity Compensation in Reducing Inefficient Investment in Labor

Mohammed Sualihu, Monash University

PaperID: GAS201802

Environmental and Socially Related CSR practices in Sri Lanka: Insights from Annual Report Disclosures

Anil Fernando, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

PaperID: GAS201815

Understanding ‘depth experiences’, ‘fullness’ and ‘dearth’: As a prelude to moving away from ‘closed world thinking’ to ‘open world thinking’

Glen Lehman, University of South Australia

PaperID: GAS201811

12:10

Stakeholder and Merger and Acquisition Research: A Hermeneutic Approach

Simon Segal, Macquarie University

PaperID: GAS201806

A Brief Overview of CSR Practices in a Developing Country: A Case Study of Manufacturing Industry in Indonesia

Esti Rinawiyanti, RMIT University

PaperID: GAS201817

Exploring the role of automation and its relation to management controls

Prabhu Sivabalan, University of Technology Sydney

PaperID: GAS201814

12:40

Corporate Governance Neural Network Trading System

Sardar Islam, Victoria University

PaperID: GAS201813

Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Interest - Decision Making at the Local level – Conclusions and Implications for Practice

Jayne Meyer Tucker, Australian National University

PaperID: GAS201809

Mutually exclusive? Integrated thinking and MCS practices in dual purpose settings

Gillian Vesty, RMIT University

PaperID: GAS201818

13:10

Lunch

14:00

Design Thinking

Rahul Soans

Co-Founder, Disruptive Business Network

Meg Elkins

Senior Lecturer, Economics, RMIT University

 

Concurrent Paper Session D

Room A

Organisational Accountability

Chair: Leanne Morrison, RMIT University

Concurrent Paper Session E

Room B

Integrated Reporting

 

Chair: Venkat Narayanan, RMIT University

Concurrent Paper Session F

Room C

Social Enterprise and Accounting Practices

Chair: Brendan O’Connell, RMIT University

14:45

The challenge: Re-steering Accountability Concepts to Incorporate Biodiversity Management and Reporting

Mohammad Azim, Central Queensland University

PaperID: GAS201805

Integrated Reporting and Integrated Thinking: Practical Challenges

John Dumay, Macquarie University

PaperID: GAS201801

Entrepreneurial Action: Effectuation within the Good Faith-Learning Social Enterprise

Chamindika Weerakoon, RMIT University

PaperID: GAS201808

15:15

The Tsunami effect: Performance, accountability and public healthcare

Gillian Vesty, RMIT University

PaperID: GAS201819

Does Integrated Reporting Facilitate Stakeholder Engagement?

Nick Sciulli, Victoria University

PaperID: GAS201803

 

Systems view of life, social interaction framework and implication for accounting practice, research and education

Kate Mai, La Trobe University

PaperID: GAS201810

15:45

Afternoon Tea

16:00

Panel Session 5

Designing New Futures

Nava Subramaniam (Panel Chair)

Professor of Accounting, RMIT University

Istemi Demirag

Professor of Accounting, Keele University, UK

Angela Perry

Director, Employee Ownership Australia

Brad Potter

Associate Professor & Director of the Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships, University of Melbourne

Prabhu Sivabalan

Associate Professor, Accounting Discipline Group, University of Technology Sydney

16:30

Closing Remarks

Steven Dellaportas

Head of School, School of Accounting, RMIT University

16:35

Vote of Thanks

Alan Lowe

Professor of Accounting, RMIT University

16:40

Final Remarks

Nava Subramaniam

Director, Governance Accountability and Law Research Priority Area & Professor of Accounting, RMIT University

16:45

Networking Drinks

17:30

Conference Closed