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The 7th Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) North America Congress

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University is pleased to be hosting the 7th CSEAR North America conference.

The Congress will be deliberately informal gathering of researchers, teachers, students and practitioners concerned with social and environmental accounting, teaching and research in the very widest sense. Its emphasis is on a high level of interaction, discussion and debate in a friendly, supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Attendees will include academics, practitioners and doctoral students at all levels of experience, and involved with all aspects of social, environmental and sustainability theory and practice in accounting and other disciplines. Both full and research-in-progress papers are welcomed.

Special Issue

We are very pleased to announce a Special Issue of Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal (SAMPJ) in collaboration with the 7th CSEAR North America Congress. The theme of the Special Issue is “Towards a Better Understanding of Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Research and Practice in North America”.  Learn more about the Call for Papers, external link.

Guest Speaker

Edward Struzik
Edward Struzik

Edward Struzik is a writer, photographer, adventurer, public speaker and a fellow at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.  For the past decade, he has been a regular contributor to Yale Environment 360, external link, an international on-line magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting and debate on global environmental issues. Yale 360 is published at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

His articles, essays and photographs appear in journals, magazines and newspapers such as Scientific American, Natural History, Ensia, Policy Options, Foreign Policy Review, Canadian Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Globe and Mail, National Post, and Toronto Star. 

His latest book, Firestorm How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future, external link, (Island Press, Washington D.C,) has been an Amazon.ca best seller.

Plenary Speaker

Den Patten
Den Patten

Den Patten is a professor of Accounting at Illinois State University, where he has spent his entire academic career.  Den’s primary research interests lie in social and environmental disclosure, although he occasionally dabbles in other areas.  He has published in a wide variety of academic journals and is widely acknowledged as a major contributor to legitimacy theory-based research.  Den currently serves as an associate editor or board member for five different journals.  In addition to his academic career, Den has been a high school cross country and track coach for more than 30 years.

Organizers

Charles Cho

Charles Cho, external link
Professor and Erivan K. Haub Chair in Business & Sustainability, Schulich School of Business, York University
ccho@schulich.yorku.ca

Michelle Rodriques

Michelle Rodrigue, external link
Professeure agrégée, Université Laval
michelle.rodrigue@fsa.ulaval.ca

Thomas Schneider

Thomas Schneider
Assistant Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
tschneider@ryerson.ca

Conference Agenda

Download a printable PDF version of the PDF fileCSEARNA Conference 2018 schedule to have on-hand during the conference.

Thursday, June 21

Time

Session

Location

8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Registration

TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
9:00 - 10:20 a.m. Parallel Session 1 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Coffee Break TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Parellel Session 2 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
12:00 - 1:20 p.m. Lunch TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
1:20 - 2:40 p.m. Parellel Session 3 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
2:40 - 3:00 p.m. Coffee Break TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
3:00 - 4:20 p.m. Parellel Session 4 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
4:20 - 4:25 p.m. Short Break TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
4:25 - 5:30 p.m. Guest Speaker - Edward Struzik TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Congress Dinner TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148

Friday, June 22

Time

Session

Location

9:00 - 10:20 a.m. Parellel Sessoion 5 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Coffee Break TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Speaker - Den Patten TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
1:15 - 2:35 p.m. Parellel Session 6 TRS 1-119, TRS 1-129
2:35 - 2:55 p.m. Coffee Break TRSM Commons, TRS 1-148
2:55 - 4:15 p.m. Parellel Session 7 TRS 1-119
4:15 - 4:20 p.m. Closing Remarks TRS 1-119

Local Attractions

As the largest city in Canada, Toronto is a favorite destination for both national and international travelers. Throughout the city, visitors will find a plethora of activities and events to explore during their stay. In addition to seeing the amazing attractions the city has to offer, there are tons of cafes, and delicious restaurants where visitors can enjoy a fantastic meal. Learn more about local attractions and events in Toronto.

 

Registration for this event is now closed.

Important Dates:

Early Registration deadline: May 13, 2018

Accommodation Cutoff Date: June 6, 2018

Conference dates: June 21-22, 2018

 

Location

Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
55 Dundas Street West, M5G 2C3, external link

Room: PDF file1-148 TRSM Commons 

The main doors of Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) are on the south side of Dundas Steet, between Yonge St. and Bay St. Enter the doors and take two sets of escalators to get to the first level of TRSM building. Registration is at the top of the escalators.

CPA Ontario Symposium

CPA Ontario Symposium

Affiliated event

CPA Ontario and the Ted Rogers School of Management are pleased to present the first annual CPA Ontario Symposium on Public Sector and Not-for-profit accounting on June 20th, 2018. The main theme of this year’s symposium is Developments in Accounting & Accountability in First Nations Communities: Emerging issues in practice and standard setting.

Visit the CPA Ontario Symposium event website for more information and to get your complimentary ticket today