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Online Webinar

Research, Risk, Relevance and Purpose: Projects that make a difference

A webinar on "Research, Risk, Relevance and Purpose: Projects that make a difference", within the cycle "The ISCAP/IPP Accounting Webinar Series", will take place on February 16th at 09h30.

Research, Risk, Relevance and Purpose: Projects that make a difference
Research, Risk, Relevance and Purpose: Projects that make a difference

Time & Location

16 Feb 2022, 09:30

Online Webinar

About the Event

A webinar on "Research, Risk, Relevance and Purpose: Projects that make a difference", within the cycle "The ISCAP/IPP Accounting Webinar Series", will take place on February 16th at 09h30.

February 16, 2022 (9:30am PT/UK time). The guest speaker is Professor Ian Thomson (University of Birmingham, UK).

This seminar is integrated in the activities of the curricular units of the undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Administration, Consultancy and Translation; and of the Master in Accounting and Finance, Master in Corporate Finance and Master in Social Economics. The event is aimed at students, teachers and researchers in the accounting area; and is part of the research line "Accountability and Reporting" developed by CEOS.PP.

If you wish to participate, please contact Cláudia Teixeira (mclaudia@iscap.ipp.pt)

Link to meeting: https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/84343060811?pwd=Q05OQ0VRZTJkSC82dXVuMnl5elZJQT09

ID: 843 4306 0811

Access code: 107531

Guest Speaker: Professor Ian Thomson

Ian Thomson is Professor of Accounting and Sustainability at Birmingham Business School and his research is concerned with the impact of accounting and other forms of evidence on organisational decision making and operations that have a social and/or environmental impact. This research has included interdisciplinary studies on implementing cleaner technologies, establishing industrial ecologies, effective stakeholder engagement, risk governance in water and salmon mining, sustainable development indicators, government policy making and external accounting. He has been called as an expert witness to the Scottish Parliament's Finance and Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committees, Special Policy Advisor to the Scottish Parliament's Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee, Budget Advisor to the Scottish Parliament's Cities and Infrastructure Committee and was a member of the Stakeholder Expert Panel of the Sustainable Development Commission (Scotland). In 2012 he was elected as convenor of the Centre for Research in Social and Environmental Accounting. Until recently, Ian Thomson was Professor of Accounting at Heriot-Watt University and prior to this post was Professor of Accounting at Strathclyde Business School. He is a management accountant and before becoming an academic held senior accounting positions at NHS Scotland and BBC Scotland.

For more information. See: https://research.birmingham.ac.uk/en/persons/ian-thomson

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