A short recap of where some of our faculty and staff have been lately (thanks to the Walton College's Global Engagement Office):
Jon Johnson, Management
January 2012: Amsterdam, NL for a Consumer Goods Forum. Also in January, 2012: Ottawa, Canada to present at a sustainability meeting with the Canadian Government.
Justin Patton, RFID
October 2011: Lille, France and Dusseldorf, Germany for sponsorship visits.
Karen Pincus, Accounting
March 2012: Merida, Mexico for the ANFECA conference where Pincus gave the opening plenary address on triple helix projects (university, government, business working together) in the accounting arena in the U.S. February 2012: various meetings in Australia sponsored by the chartered accountants and CPA societies. From 2006-2011, Pincus served as the U.S. representative on International Accounting Education Standards Board. Pincus presented, “Defining the Professional Accountant,” at the SAICA/SAIPA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants/South African Institute of Professional Accountants) Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2011, and “The Framework for International Accounting Education Standards,” at the UNCTAD-IAESB Accountancy Education Forum: Building Human Capacity and Professional Accounting Education for High Quality Corporate Reporting,” United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2011.
Vernon Richardson, Accounting
December 2011: Vitoria, Brazil to be the keynote speaker for the Brazilian Business Review Conference. In February 2012, Richardson traveled to Sydney, Australia for the UTS Summer Accounting Symposium.
Christy Slay, The Sustainability Consortium
December 2011: London, United Kingdom. Slay was invited by the Prince Charles International Sustainability Unit to a Forum called Accounting for Sustainability at St. James Palace, home of the Royal family. After hearing Prince Charles speak, she mingled with the group over mince pies and tea. In addition Slay met with many potential member companies and leaders in sustainability initiatives from around the world. (photo: Slay on her way to St. James)
Tracy Sykes, Information Systems
Spring 2012: Hong Kong to continue research collaborations and data collection. Traveled to Sydney, Australia for data collection and to Venice, Italy to present research at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Conference.
Viswanath Venkatesh, Information Systems
Summer 2012: Venkatesh will travel to the following locations in order to complete ongoing research, data collection, writing papers, revising papers and attending meetings---India, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy, and Australia.