9th Annual Conference of the Asian Academic Accounting Association (AAAA 2008)
|Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2008||End Date/Time: Nov 30, 2008|
|Registration Date: Aug 31, 2008|
|Paper Submission Date: May 31, 2008|
Accounting Association (AAAA) will bring together a diverse group of accounting educators and professionals from throughout Asia and the rest of the world. Organised and hosted by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), the conference will focus on a variety of contemporary accounting topics, including the opportunities and challenges of global financial reporting standards. The program will feature internationally renowned speakers and will contain a balance of both theoretical and applied concurrent sessions.
Founded in 1998, the Asian Academic Accounting
Association was formed after organizational meetings in Hong Kong and Maui that were attended by academic leaders from several Asian countries. The AAAA's objective is to enhance the quality of accounting education and research in Asia and to foster interaction and fellowship among accounting academics and with accounting professionals, policy makers and regulators.
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities with a proud, Australian heritage. Established in 1993
by the University of Wollongong in Australia, UOWD represented a very early Australian initiative in the UAE. From a small beginning and to its current location at Dubai Knowledge Village, UOWD is recognized as being an integral part of Dubai. Today, as an independent UAE institution of higher
education, UOWD attracts students not just from the UAE and Australia but from all over the world. Approximately 2,500 students comprising more than 80 nationalities are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience. UOWD is also one of the leading research universities in the region.