Conference Patron

Under the Patronage of ...

HRH Prince

Faisal Bin Bander bin Abdulaziz

Governor Qassim

Guest of Honor and Keynote speaker

His Excellency

Dr. Muhammad Al-Jasser

Former Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA)

Currently the Minister of Economy and Planning.

About The Conference

Why this Conference

Will take place in Qassim of Saudi Arabia on 1st – 2nd May 2012. This event is organized by the College of Business & Economics - Qassim University. Over two days panelists will endeavor to discuss the following specific sub-themes: the ways and means on how to adopt IFRS, the effective implementation of IFRS, debate the importance of adopting IFRS practices in today’s fragile business environment. The conference is aimed at drawing the attention of..read more...

As has been recently reported in The Saudi Gazette (Monday January 30, 20120, page 1) Saudi Arabia is in the process of finalizing plans to open the Saudi stock market to foreign investors. Both the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) and the Capital Market Authority (CMA) have signed a cooperation agreement to coordinate supervision of the financial sector to improve its professional efficiency and stability. Having a well regulated capital  read more...

The Main Speakers

The main speakers will make formal 30 – 40 minute presentations in the plenary sessions. They will also participate in some workshops & concurrent sessions at the same time as the parallel sessions. The main speakers are interested to share with conference attendees, their expertise in the theme of the conference. During two full days, conference attendees have a chance to meet the main speakers and talk with them informally about the hot issues of IFRS, as well as the issues arising from their presentation..read more...


Framework-based IFRS understanding and teaching Global accounting and opportunities for accounting curriculum innovation. Meet the Editor/s- tips for publishing in Intl Journals. IFRS Research.

Best Paper Award

bullet ONLY FULL PAPERS are eligible for the conference best paper award.
bullet Three papers will receive awards based on their quality of research. The first place award winner will receive SR 20,000; second place SR 15,000; and third place SR 10,000. The awards will be announced at the conference, and the winners of the awards are required to attend the conference.

Guidelines for submission    ( Download PDF )


News items about the press conference (Arabic)