The Public Sector Research Centre, of the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) will be organizing its inaugural international conference on 25-26 September. The International Public Sector Conference 2012 (IPSC 2012) will be held in the beautful Sutera Habour Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Themed Re-shaping and Energizing the Public Sector, IPSC 2012 will be joined by a range of influential and international speakers from South Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Switzerland. In addition, prominent speakers from the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board will be presenting at the conference. The event will also attract participants from among academics and practitioners locally and internationally. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for participants to present their research findings in public sector, to share knowledge relating to public sector and to exchange information between academics and practitioners. The conference will provide informal gathering of researchers, lecturers, students and practitioners concerned in landscaping the public sector towards excellence in public sector performance. Selected papers will be published in ARI's two indexed journals: Malaysian Accounting Review (MAR) and Asia Pacific Management Accounting Journal (APMAJ).