The Future of Financial Reporting 2018: Digitalisation and Integrated Reporting

Friday 12 - Friday 12 January 2018 The Adelphi, John Adam Street. London

Financial reporting is at an interesting juncture. Against a background of continuing economic uncertainty there has been significant evolution and d evelopment of accounting in areas such as corporate governance , digitalisation , financial regulation , accounting standards , auditing practices and integrated reporting. This Symposium brings together a series of high profile speakers to discuss th e future of financial reporting and some of these area s. It provides a forum for both practitioners and academics to hear and engage in the debate with the following well - informed speakers. The symposium presentations and discussions should also serve as a valuable teaching aid for those academics engaged in financial reporting and contemporary issues in accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Paul Druckman, Non-executive Director of the Financial Reporting Council: Is Inclusive Capitalism a Pipe Dream?

Hilary Eastman, Director, Head of Global Investor Engagement, PWC: Technology’s Future Role in Providing Information and Trust

Philip Fitz-Gerald, Director - Financial Reporting Lab: The Future: Moving Towards Digital Reporting

Christoph Pelger, Professor of Financial Accounting, University of Innsbruck : Conceptual Frameworks in Financial Reporting Standard - setting

Neil Stevenson, Managing Director, Global Implementation, International Integrated Reporting Council: Corporate Reporting Trends: Enhancing User Relevance


The price for attending the event, which includes a buffet lunch and afternoon tea is £25. The price for PhD students and retired BAFA members is £15. To attend the Symposium, please complete the form on the conference flyer and send it with a cheque to Dr Yannis Tsalavoutas, Treasurer of FARSIG, Accounting and Finance Subject Group, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G12 8QQ .

Cheques should be made payable to the Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group. Bank transfer details are available from Yannis Tsalavoutas (

Please note, we are unable to accept payment by credit card. IIf you have any questions about this event, please contact the Publicity officer Professor Tamer Elshandidy ( or the organiser Professor Mike Jones, Chair, FARSIG, Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Bristol (