Plenary sessions, Concurrent Sessions, Break-out sessions, and Panels Discussions
- Formal Opening & Keynote speaker.
- IFRS in 2012 and Beyond: A Global Perspective.
- Implementation of IFRS: A Global Perspective.
- IFRS Teaching and curriculum Development.
- IFRS Curriculum Development & Teaching Resources.
- Framework-based IFRS teaching.
- Framework-based IFRS understanding.
- Lessons of Transition to IFRS in Australia, Pakistan, India, and Malaysia.
- Compliance of IFRS in the GCC.
- Adaption of IFRS: A Saudi Arabian Perspective.
- Experiences of adopting IFRS in Saudi insurance and banking sectors.
- Experiences and Lessons of Implementation of IFRS.
- Fair Value of Financial Instruments: Issues & Implication.
- IFRS Teaching & IFRS Understanding.
- International Accounting Research and Publishing.
- Getting Published in International Refereed Journals: Pre and Post Submission Considerations
- Abstract submission deadline: Dec 15 2011.
- Initial Acceptance Notifications: Jan 1 2012.
- Full Paper Submission Deadline: Feb 15 2012.
- Final Acceptance Notifications: Mar 1 2012.
- Modified Papers Submission Deadline: Mar 20 2012.
- Registration Deadline (for guests): Mar 1 2012.
Note:Registration is required for guests (i.e. non corresponding authors, professionals, students, and any other parties who would like to attend the conference sessions without an accepted papers).(Register Form)
The abstract of your paper should be written in a single paragraph no more than 300 words. A good abstract should give a brief overview of the paper including the background and/or rationale, the research methodology, and the findings from the research at the current stage. It is also a good practice to explain how the findings from the research can help or at least useful in exploring challenges and opportunities of adopting IFRS.
- ONLY FULL PAPERS are eligible for the conference best paper award.
- 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.
The best paper award will consider the following criteria when assessing the papers for the award. The
final criteria will be based on what basic category best describes a given paper.
- To what extent are the research questions clearly stated?
- How does the paper connect its objective to prior research?
- How is the methodology appropriate for the research questions?
- To what extent are the practices described in the paper innovative?
- To what extent is the paper professionally written and presented?
- How does the paper serve the conference objectives?