Friday, August 17, 2012

International Islamic Accounting and Finance Conference 2012

In support of its niche research in Islamic Financial Criminology (IFC), the Islamic Accounting & Muamalat Research Centre (IAMRC) of the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) will be organizing an International Islamic Accounting and Finance Conference 2012 (IIAFC 2012) on 19-21 November 2012 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.  IIAFC 2012 will be jointly organized by the Faculty of Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia; Universitas Islam Indonesia (IIU), Jogjakarta, Indonesia; Centre of Islamic Banking & Finance, Royal Docks Business School, University of East London, United Kingdom; and Elshaarani Centre for Islamic Business and Finance, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.  Themed "Steering Innovations And Competitiveness in A Dynamic Economy: New Frontiers, New Lessons", the conference acts as a platform in giving opportunities for participants to network and share experiences in a unique inter-disciplinary environment among Islamic Accounting and Finance practitioners, academicians and other professionals who interested in this area. This event will also invite paper presenters to publish their empirical works in selected indexed journals.  Topics for this conference include, but are not limited to: Islamic Accounting; Shariah Auditing; Ethical Issues in Islamic Financial Institutions and Financial Markets; Islamic Finance and Banking; Strategic Management from the Islamic Perspective; Accounting for Takaful; Comparative Study of Islamic & Conventional Accounting; Taxation and Zakat Accounting; Intellectual Capital in Islamic Organizations; Waqaf and Sadaqah; Islamic Microfinance; Reporting issues in Islamic Organizations; Corporate Social Responsibility from the Islamic perspective; Corporate Governance; Human Governance; Assurance in Halal Product Producers; Cost & Management Accounting; Islamic Accounting Theory; Accounting Education; Internal Audit in Islamic-based entities; External Audit in Islamic-based entities and Forensic Accounting from the Islamic perspective.  The conference hopes to showcase potential new products for the Islamic Finance industry.