Pallot Memorial Lecture

The Pallot Memorial Lecture was instituted in honour of June Pallot, Professor of Accounting at Canterbury University from 1997-2004. Professor Pallot was one of New Zealand’s leading accountancy academics and an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of public sector accounting.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, she had a long-standing involvement in setting accounting standards for the public sector through her membership of the Public Sector Accounting Committee, Financial Reporting Committee, Financial Reporting Standards Board and Society of Local Government Managers.

Professor Pallot held a variety of public sector positions including the Telecom Establishment Board (1986-1991), and a secondment to the Audit Office as Assistant Auditor General where she was responsible for accounting and financial management policy (1993-1995).
Professor Pallot undertook research on behalf of a diverse range of organisations throughout the world, from the Commonwealth Secretariat to Stockholm Centre for Organisational Research.

This lecture series brings leading academics and accounting professionals to Canterbury to provide a public lecture highlighting their recent work and its relevance to business and industry.

Time/DateSpeakerTalk TitleLocation
Thu, 24 May 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Noel Hyndman
Building Trust and Legitimacy in the Charity Sector through Better Reporting – Reflections from a UK Insider
Room 236, Meremere Building (Business & Law)
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 16:00:00 NZST
Sue Newberry
The EQC's Natural Disaster Fund: Myth or Reality?
Laws 526 Lecture Theatre, Business and Law Building, University of Canterbury
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:30:00 NZST
Sue Newberry
The significance of accounting in public sector reform: whole of government financial reports
University of Canterbury
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 18:30:00 NZDT
Christine Cooper
The significance of Public Sector Accounting as a Form of Constrained Communication
University of Canterbury
Tue, 14 Jul 2009 18:00:00 NZST
Jonathan Boston
Holding Humanity to Account for the Future State of the Planet
University of Canterbury
Fri, 14 Nov 2008 19:00:00 NZDT
Lee Parker
Corporate Governance and Boardroom Accountability: Lessons from the Top
University of Canterbury