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AUT is proud to host the 18th ARA Conference 2020

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Conference Theme: “Technology, Sustainability and Diversity: Transforming Accounting”

The Department of Accounting, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), is hosting the 18th Auckland Region Accounting (ARA) Conference. The conference will be held at the City Campus of AUT on Wednesday 9 December from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

The ARA Conference is sponsored by the Auckland area tertiary institutions – AUT University, Manukau Institute of Technology, Massey University, Unitec Institute of Technology and the University of Auckland. It has the following objectives:

• To provide a forum for academics to showcase their research.

• To promote research interaction and collaboration among its participants.

• To introduce postgraduate students and emerging researchers to a conference environment and meet with their peers from other institutions.

The plenary speakers at the conference will be:

• Hon James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change (tentative)

• Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University.

The panellists to discuss the theme of the conference will be:

Ray Skinner, editor of the fortnightly e-Newsletter “Sustainability Matters”

Danz Teira, Vice President of Rainbow Auckland

The ARA conference encourages a broad interpretation of the conference theme. The conference committee will consider papers from all areas of accounting but will encourage submissions of papers dealing with the conference theme.

Papers should be submitted as Word documents. As papers will be subject to blind peer review, please state the name(s), email address(es) and institutional detail(s) of the author(s) only on the title page, a separate page in the front of the manuscript. The abstract of the paper should appear on top of the first page of the manuscript.

To submit papers or for more information, please contact Dr Sabrina Chong or Professor Asheq Rahman at ara2020@aut.ac.nz. Information is also available at AUT Events.

Key dates:

• Submission by Friday, 6 November 2020. Submit at ara2020@aut.ac.nz.

• Acceptance of papers for presentation by Monday, 16 November 2020

• Registration by 27 November 2020

There will be three best paper awards, of which one will be for the best PhD paper.

The papers presented at the conference are eligible for consideration for publication in a special issue of the Pacific Accounting Review. The special issue editors are Sabrina Chong, Asheq Rahman and Anil Narayan. The due date for the submission to the special issue is 30 April, 2021.

This year’s ARA conference is proudly sponsored by ACCA, CPA Australia and CAANZ.

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email ara2020@aut.ac.nz with any queries.

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