Monday, December 5, 2011


21 February 2012

In Conjunction with: 2nd Accounting Research & Education Conference (AREC) 2012
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia 21-23 February 2012
Hosted by:


Accounting Research Institute & Faculty of Accountancy
Universiti Teknologi MARA
In collaboration with:

Malaysian Accounting Association (MyAA)
Malaysian Accountancy Research and Education Foundation (MAREF)

The call for papers for the Doctoral Colloquium is now open
Electronic submission deadline (Full Papers): 31 December 2012
Notification of acceptance for Doctoral Colloquium: 10th January 2012

We are pleased to announce that in conjunction with the 2nd Accounting Research & Education Conference (AREC) 2012, a Doctoral Colloquium will be held on 21st February 2012 at Universiti Teknologi MARA.
The aim of this doctoral colloquium is to promote awareness on the current development in the accounting profession and practices, and facilitating continuous improvement in accounting education and research. It is also to expose students’ to some critical insights into their own work in terms of topic, relevant literature and research approach.
The doctoral colloquium too gives doctoral students the opportunity to meet with peers and to discuss their work-in-progress with a view to getting constructive feedback that will enhance their research. This doctoral colloquium jointly organized by MyAA, MAREF and UiTM.
Full papers submitted may come from any sections of PhD students’ work in progress. Candidates should submit a full paper of the (planned) doctoral research, outlining the research problem against the existing literature, discussing the methodology and showing some initial empirical results (if applicable). Full paper should be no longer than 15 pages (plus figures, tables, and references).
Papers submitted may come form any sections of PhD students’ work in progress. This can include the theoretical and practical perspectives of accounting research both in the public and private sectors and in relation to the following areas:
·         Development of accounting education and profession
·         Accounting professional qualification and competency
·         Performance management and control system towards efficiency
·         Financial criminology and Forensic accounting for organization transformation
·         Ethics and governance under social transformation
·         Accounting information system
·         Public sector reform, accounting change and accrual accounting
·         Accountability and transparency of government, private sectors and NGOs
·         Islamic financial practice (Enhancement)
·         Taxation Practice and GST
Papers outside of these themes with relevance to the understanding of accounting profession in contributing towards higher quality and efficiency of organization are also welcome.
Please submit your paper via email to Dr Sharifah Khadijah Syed Agil (Dr Khadijah) at or Dr Sharifah Nazatul Faiza Mustapha Nazari (Dr Sha) at All papers are subjected to a review process.
Papers presented in this doctoral colloquium will be treated as confidential and will not be published.
Best Paper Awards: All papers submitted to the Doctoral Colloquium are considered for the award.
Contact persons:
Dr Sharifah Norzehan Syed Yusuf (Dr Zehan)
Doctoral Colloquium Secretariat
Accounting Research Institute and Faculty of Accountancy
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
40450 Shah Alam
Selangor, Malaysia
No. Tel.           : 603-55444821 or 603-55444917 (Postgraduate Office)
Email               :

Shahrizal Muhaiyar
Chief Operating Officer
Malaysian Accountancy Research and Education Foundation
26A Jalan Padang Belia
Brickfields 50470
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
No. Tel.           : +603-22749911
Email               :

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