The School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Victoria University of Wellington, and California State University, Fresno, invite academics and PhD students to participate in the 32nd Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues and PhD Symposium, October 11-14, 2020, Wellington, New Zealand. The Symposium will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2020.
The theme of the conference is Accounting: Maintaining Relevance in a Digital Age. The conference will provide an important forum for the interaction of different ideas and information between academicians and practitioners, in order to enhance the understanding of international accounting and business issues in various countries.
Submissions for both the conference and the symposium must be received by May 17, 2020. Notification of the decision will be made by June 15, 2020. For submission requirements, please visit the conference website at www.apconference.org.
Professor Stephen Penman
George O. May Professor of Financial Accounting
Co-Director of the Center for Excellence in Accounting and Security Analysis
Graduate School of Business
VERNON ZIMMERMAN BEST PAPER AWARDS
The best three regular accepted papers will each be awarded $500 USD, to be selected by a panel of distinguished reviewers. In addition, the best doctoral student paper will also be awarded $500 USD.
China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR)
The Editors of China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) offer, for a small number of outstanding papers submitted for presentation at the conference, an award of financial support for conference attendance (a range of $300 to $1500 USD per person plus registration fee) and publication in CAFR. If you are interested in having your paper considered for this award, please indicate this when submitting your paper. CAFR publishes papers on issues related to China as well as outside China. It publishes full research papers, literature reviews, comparability studies (for example, replication of a US study for emerging countries) and short articles (Knowledge Transfer Forum).
Australian Accounting Review (AAR)
The Editors of Australian Accounting Review (AAR) invite presenters of papers at the conference to submit, post the conference, their paper for publication in AAR. Normal criteria for publication will apply but conference papers will receive a fast track review. If there are a sufficient number of papers, the Editors will consider producing a special issue for the papers from the conference. The scope of AAR is accounting professional practice and it includes articles on audit and assurance, communication and information systems, ethics and governance, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, and treasury practices.
Accounting Research Journal (ARJ)
The Editors of Accounting Research Journal (ARJ) invite presenters of papers at the conference to submit, post the conference, their paper for publication in ARJ. Normal criteria for publication will apply but conference papers will receive a fast track review. If there are a sufficient number of papers the Editors will consider producing a special issue for the papers from the conference. ARJ embraces a range of methodological approaches in identifying and solving significant emergent problems and accounting issues. Submissions are encouraged across all areas on accounting, finance and cognate disciplines.
International Journal of Business (IJB)
The Editors of the International Journal of Business (IJB) offer, for 5-6 outstanding papers submitted for presentation at the conference, publication opportunities in their journal. All accepted papers at the 32nd Asian-Pacific Conference will be eligible for consideration.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CREDITS
Participants in past conferences have earned up to 16 hours of CPE credits.
Paper presentations and panel discussions on international accounting and other related international business topics are invited. For detailed major topics, please visit conference website at www.apconference.org under the “FAQ” section.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE
General Registration: $700 NZD
PhD Student Registration: $300 NZD (Dinner is not included)
Registration fee includes:
The general registration includes: Welcome Reception, Luncheons, Gala Dinner, Coffee Breaks, a copy of the Conference Program, a digital copy of the Conference Program and Proceedings, and Admission to all Conference Sessions.
The PhD student registration includes: PhD Symposium, Welcome Reception, Luncheons, Coffee Breaks, a copy of the Conference Program, a digital copy of the Conference Program and Proceedings, and Admission to all Conference Sessions. The student registration does not include the Gala dinner.
For PhD student(s) to attend the Gala Dinner is $150 NZD.
Registration deadline: September 4, 2020.
After September 4 will incur an additional fee of $100 NZD, and no refund is available.
There are three hotels close to the conference venue. To qualify for preferential rates, you must book your accommodation by July 21, 2020.
1. Bolton Hotel – Cnr Bolton and Mowbray Street, Wellington
King studio (double occupancy): $225 NZD
Classic studio (double occupancy): $250 NZD
2. Rydges – 75 Featherston Street, Wellington
Superior King room with breakfast (single occupancy): $249 NZD
Superior King with breakfast (double occupancy): $279 NZD
3. Sofitel – 11 Bolton Street, Wellington
Run of House Studio: $279 NZD
For reservation information and other nearby hotels information, please visit conference website at www.apconference.org under the “Accommodation” section.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE CONFERENCE HEADQUARTERS:
Dr. Ali Peyvandi, Conference Chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Susan Henderson, Vice Chair, email@example.com
Crystal Cui, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +1.559.278.2602 or +1.559.278.4723
Prof. Tony van Zijl and Rebekah Sage
Tel: +64 4 463 5775