Forthcoming and past events
British Accounting & Finance Association South West
2017 Annual Conference
Dates: Thursday 7 September 2017 (Doctoral Colloquium)
Friday 8 September 2017 (Conference)
Venue: 2X242 and 2X116
Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol
Time: All day
The Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance (BCEF) is hosting the 2017 Annual Conference and Doctoral Colloquium of the South West Area Group (SWAG) of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA).
The conference welcomes papers from all areas of accounting and finance where submissions can range from early working drafts to fully developed papers. The colloquium welcomes presentations from doctoral students who wish to obtain feedback on their work.
Deadline for submission:
Please send an abstract (500 words max) or a full paper by email to email@example.com no later than 10 July 2017.
For more information about the conference, including registration, please refer to the flyer.
Office for National Statistics/UWE Bristol business
breakfast 'Understanding The Digital Economy'
Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017
Location: Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA
In the new digital reality, once unimagined economic resources have become the norm. This event considered what we need to know about the modern world, asking questions such as:
What can we know about the modern economy?
What digital skills will my employees need in future?
What are the digital challenges and opportunities facing productivity and innovation in my business?
What does the digital economy mean to my business?
- Richard Heys, Deputy Chief Economist, Office for National Statistics. Slide presentation: 'Digital change in the economy'
- Felix Ritchie, Director, Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance at Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol. Slide presentation: 'Operating a business in the digital economy'
- Will James, Chairman, CIMA South West England and South Wales. Slide presentation: 'The future of finance in the digital revolution'
This event was the first in a new series of business breakfasts aimed at sharing knowledge about the modern economy and the way it affects us.