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The 1st International Conference on Accounting and Finance (ICAF-IMDS 2019) is jointly organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Malaysia & District Society (IMDS). The conference maintains strategic alliances with the Accounting Research Institute (ARI), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Institute for Strategic and Sustainable Accounting Development (ISSAD), Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA-UUM), and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).

Conference Theme

ICAF-IMDS 2019 seeks research papers related, but not limited, to the following areas linked with the Conference theme, 
“Transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Starting Blocks for Emerging Economies”:

  • Forensic Accounting and Financial Criminology
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Management Accounting and Costing
  • Auditing and Internal Control
  • Taxation
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • International Accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Corporate Finance and Capital Markets
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Islamic Accounting
  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Business and Management


Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline

31 October 2018

Acceptance Notification to Authors

15 November 2018

Deadline for Revised/Final Version

30 November 2018

Registration Deadline for Authors*

15 December 2018