Academics' participation in the policymaking process
When: November 8th, 2022 from 9 am to 10 am EDT (on Zoom)
This workshop will build the capacity of (academic) participants to engage with the process of policymaking. It will provide information on resources available to contribute their expertise to problems of public interest in the field of social and environmental accounting. The session will equip attendees to:
Understand how to successfully approach the world of policymaking in the field of social and environmental accounting.
Develop a capacity to connect their research with policy-making issues in the field of social and environmental accounting.
Learn about some of the opportunities available to participate in policymaking processes in the field of social and environmental accounting.
Presenter: Dr. Mercedes Luque-Vílchez
Mercedes is an Assistant Professor of Accounting in the Agricultural Economics, Finance, and Accounting Department at the Universidad de Córdoba. She is a member of the ERGO research group (Universidad de Burgos) and part of the Secretariat of the Project Task Force on European Sustainability Reporting Standards of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG).
Access the recording HERE
Accounting for Impact Launch
When: March 29th, 2022
Launch event of Accounting for Impact - a network to inspire accounting academics to create impact and engagement. The event will showcase Stephanie Bertels and the Embedding Project, and provide interactive space for Q&A. We will create opportunities to learn how to turn research into action.
Social Media: Basics and Beyond
When: May 4th, 2022
Time: 9 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of using the social platforms most used in business and academia: Twitter and Linkedin. Discover how to connect with your audience and create engagement on topics that matter to you through social media.
By the end of this 90-minute workshop, participants will be able to:
· Create a basic LinkedIn and Twitter profile
· Learn when and how to use hashtags, retweets and create posts that will gain traction
· Understand how to use Twitter engagement data
to measure impact
Canadian Accounting Association Conference - Concurrent Session: Accounting for Impact
When: June 9th and 10th, 2022. 9.45 am to 11.15 CEST
Check the hybrid sessions available on those slots here
The purpose of this session is two-fold: the first is to introduce participants to AFI’s mission and describe the motivation for launching this initiative. The second is to introduce participants to the fundamentals of using the social platforms most used in business and academia: Twitter and Linkedin. Discover how to connect with your audience and create engagement on topics that matter to you through social media.
More information: HERE
Write Compelling Commentary
Part 1: September 14 from 9:30 - 11:30 EST
Part 2: September 21 - 9:30 - 11:30 EST
Participants should attend both parts
Registration (free and open to everyone): HERE
This highly interactive workshop builds participants' leadership capacity and enhances their credibility and influence. It provides participants with the confidence and tools to contribute their expertise to the public discourse through compelling, short-form written commentary for newspaper op ed pages and online sites. The session equips attendees to:
• Own and articulate their authority as experts;
• Understand the essential elements and format of newspaper commentaries, including how to build a concise, persuasive and accessible argument that is likely to engage a lay audience;
• Increase their publication prospects by linking their expertise to the news and enhancing the relevancy and timeliness of their knowledge;
• Submit their work to online and print editors.
Workshop facilitator: Shari Graydon