CPAF Annual Conference 2019, London

Friday 6 - Friday 6 September 2019 Cass Business School, London

CPAF meets annually to discuss matters of concern to the accounting and finance academic community, and where appropriate propose and endorse policies and plans of action.

The 2019 conference is planned for 6 September 2019 at Cass Business School, London. The conference is open to all UK PROFESSORS of accounting and finance.

Provisional Programme

09.00 - 10.00  CPAF Executive meeting

10.00 – 10.30 Registration and Coffee/tea

10.30 - 10.35 Introduction and welcome

10.35 - 11.35 Prof Linda Evans (Manchester) ‘Academic leaders, or leading academics? Pressured professionalism among the UK professoriate.’

11.35 – 11.50 Break

11.50 – 12.50 Prof John Bryson and Emma Gardiner (Birmingham) ‘AI and futureproofing jobs’.

12.50 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 1420 CPAF AGM

14.20 - 15.20 Mike Shattock (UCL) ‘Governance in Higher Education’

15.20 - 15.35 Break

15.35 - 16.05 Open Forum on any issues of concern to the membership

Please note that this is a provisional programme, and times, titles and speakers may change.


Fee:  £20.

Registration Opens: Thursday 16th May.

The registration fee covers morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch on 6 September.

Please note: registration for the conference will close at midnight on 15 August 2019.

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BAFA Annual Membership rates: Academic Staff: £30
Unsalaried PhD/MPhil Student or Retired Academic: £15

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