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During the short time span of about 18 years, the Foundation has successfully organized 10th international conferences and a good number of national and regional level conferences, seminars and symposia. The 10th International Conference is going to deliberate on many key issues currently confronting the accounting profession.



Call for Papers



January 5 & 6, 2013 (Saturday & Sunday)
Crystal Hall, Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata


Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation
   (An Associate of International Association for Accounting Education & Research)
   Jointly with
       Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management(EIILM)



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The Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation (IAARF) will hold its Eleventh International Accounting Conference in Taj Bengal Hotel, Kolkata 700 027, on Saturday and Sunday, the 5th  and 6th  January, 2013 in collaboration with Deloitte, and Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning  in Management (EIILM).




Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Implementation of IFRS --  Learning from the International Experience
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance and Firm Performance
  • Net-Banking / On-line Banking – Challenges and Opportunities t
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Accounting and Financial Management of Public Sector Entities
  • Role and Responsibilities of Internal Audit in the Changing Scenario
  • Teaching and Sensitization of Accountants about Professional Ethics
  • Modern Business Reporting
  • Emerging Issues in Capital Market
  • The Attest Function – the Quest for Assurance
  • Global Climate Change and Environmental Reporting
  • Accounting Education and Research  in changing perspectives
  • Contemporary Issues in Taxation
  • Other Related International Business Topics

    Research papers will be presented by well-known international and national accounting scholars and practitioners on the SUSTAINABILITY: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, ENVIRONMENT & BUSINESS REPORTING. Distinguished academicians and practitioners from different parts of the world are expected to attend the Conference. Besides, members of the IAA Research Foundation, representatives of IAAER and Deloitte, members of Indian Accounting Association (IAA) and its key office-bearers, academic heads and deans of many reputed business schools and universities in India, representatives of three professional bodies, viz., the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, will grace the occasion by their kind presence and active participation in different sessions. About 225 delegates are expected to attend the Conference.



1. Two hard copies and one soft copy of the paper should be submitted. The text of the paper will be in double space, 12 font, Times New Roman, keeping a margin of one inch in three sides. MS Word 2003 for Windows (.doc format) is required. Each paper should be preferably within 5000 words including tables and references, in addition,  an abstract of not more than 500 words in a separate page.


2. There should be a separate title page on each paper giving details of author/s, affiliation, address, telephone numbers and e-mail.


3.Paper presentation will take place in concurrent sessions and abstract of each accepted paper will be published in the conference proceedings.


4.Papers must be received within September 14, 2012.       


5.Notification about the acceptance or otherwise of a paper will be made by November 21, 2012.


6.The submission of a paper for review means the author certifies that the manuscript is not copyrighted, and has not been published elsewhere. Therefore, a declaration must be submitted, along with the paper, by the author(s) to this effect.


7.Papers submitted for presentation will be subject to blind review and the decision of the Scientific Committee will be final.



Early Bird Registration on or before November 30, 2012
Deadline for Registration:   December 14, 2012
Contact Secretary / Treasurer for details




A cultural programme will be organized in the evening of January 5, 2013. The cultural programme will be followed by conference dinner at the adjacent space of the auditorium.
In December–January, the weather in Kolkata is pleasant, with temperature varying between 12°C and 20°C. There are many beautiful places and monuments of tourist attraction in the City. Popularly known as the cultural capital of India, the City is famous for the warm hospitality of Kolkatans. Kolkata is well connected by air (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport) and rail (Howrah Station, Shalimar Station, Sealdah Station and Kolkata Station).





Dr. Dhrubaranjan Dandapat

Conference Secretary 

11th International Conference   Professor, Dept. of Commerce          
University of Calcutta
Kolkata 700 073                        e-mail: 

 (M) 0 9433538800           

Dr. Satyajit Dhar 

Treasurer, IAA Research Foundation

Professor, Dept. of Business Administration

University of Kalyani

Kalyani 741235


(M) 094334 63658





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