10th ENROAC Conference

Oct 29 2015 Posted: 09:24 GMT

 ‌The topic of sustainable growth and competitiveness brought together practitioners and academics from 24 countries at the recent European Network for Research in Organisational and Accounting Change (ENROAC) conference hosted at NUI Galway.

Guest speakers including Ray Cantwell, Senior Finance Director of Global Operations, Medtronic; Massimo Romano, Head of Group Integrated Reporting and CFO Hub, Generali S.p.a; and Nick Topazio, Head of Reporting Policy at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), discussed the need to highlight the creation of sustainable value for stakeholders within annual reports by focusing on forward looking information for companies, as opposed to simply reporting historical content.


10th ENROAC Conference

Back row, l-r: Laurence May, KPMG; Professor Bob Scapens, Manchester Business School; Ray Cantwell, Medtronic; Massimo Romano, Generali S.p.a; Nick Topazio, CIMA; and Professor Cristiano Busco, Roehampton University. Middle row (l-r): Professor Paolo Quattrone, University of Edinburgh; and Dr Jim Browne, President, NUI Galway. Front row (l-r): Professor Breda Sweeney, NUI Galway; Patricia Martyn, NUI Galway; Dr Elena Giovannoni, University of London; Mary Barrett, NUI Galway; Dr Emer Curtis, NUI Galway; and Dr Geraldine Robbins, NUI Galway.