The globalization agenda of the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) will reach another level when it collaborates with two professional organisations in the Republic of Philippines - the Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and the Philippines Association of Islamic Accountants (PAIA) in July 2016. ARI Director, Professor Dr Normah Omar and Deputy Director Associate Professor Dr Roshayani Arshad were recently invited to the "Joint Induction of Officers and New Members" at the Mallberry Suites Business Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City in Mindanao, Philippines. During his visit to ARI early this year, Mr Amanoding Ismail, PAIA President indicated his interest to collaborate with ARI in training PAIA members in the areas of Islamic Finance and Financial Criminology. During the induction event, two more professional associations were launched in the Philiipines - International Council of Islamic Finance Educators and ASEAN Federation of Islamic Accountants. During the collaborative meetings in Cagayan de Oro City, it was decided that an international conference - International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance with the theme :Human Capital Development in the Islamic Finance Industry will be held in Manila in February 2017.