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Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association
Promoting excellence in accounting research, education and practice, the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA) is the community of accountants in academia and practicing accountants. Founded in 2004, we have a reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The gender and geographic diversity of our membership and board creates a rich environment for collaboration and innovation. We shape the future of management accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network, ensuring our association a thought leader in the field.
The Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association provides a platform for management accounting academics and practitioners in the Asia Pacific region to improve their contribution to global scholarship and to the lives of the people of the region. We accomplish this through fostering worldwide connections of communication, learning and sharing of management accounting knowledge in the areas of education, research, and practices.
The Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association will further the creation and dissemination of professional knowledge through research at members’ universities and industries and become a premier international organization in management and accounting studies.
To achieve the mission and vision, the following objectives are set:
(Revised on March 20, 2019)
The proposal to form the Asian Management Accounting Association was first mooted at the convention of Asian Management Forum, the first forum, which was held on 3rd and 4th November 2002 in Fukuoka, Japan under the inspiration of Professor Dr. Akira Nishimura. Since then, the founder members from countries of the Asia-Pacific region continue to meet annually to share the same vision of advancing management and accounting research and practices with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region.
As a result, when the second convention, Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Forum was held on 24-25, November 2004 in Malaysia, it was unanimously decided that the time had arrived to officially establish the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association with two primary objectives.
1. The objective of APMAA is to promote the advancement of management accounting theory and practices with particular reference to Asia-Pacific accounting issues.
2. For this purpose, APMAA shall undertake to organize forums and conferences, and the publication of the journal: Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Accounting (APMAJ).
Professor Dr. Akira Nishimura remained the President of APMAA since its inception until 2009. On 1 January 2010, the baton was passed to Professor Dr Susumu Ueno (2010-2013). On January 1, 2014, APMAA renewed its governance structure, and .Professor Dr Susumu Ueno (2014-) continues to lead the association by serving as the chair of the board of directors.APMAA is striving for establishing national chapters around the region to facilitate networking as well as the facilitation and exchange of knowledge at a more local level.
The 2019 (15th) Annual Conference is hosted by Professor Dr. Elgammal, Mohammed, Qatar University, Qatar
(12th) Annual Conference hosted by Professor Dr. Chu,
Hsuan-Lien, National Taipei University, Taiwan was successfully held
The Sherwood Taipei
October 4th(Tuesday) to 7th(Friday).
The conference theme is "Opportunities and New Trends in Managerial Accounting."
The 2015 (11th) Annual Conference hosted by Professor Dr. Sekar Mayangsari, Trisakti University and Dr. Grahita Chandrarin, University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia was successfully held from 26th to29th of October. The conference theme is "Management Accounting For Sustainable Development."
(7th) Annual Conference, hosted by Professor Dr. Ibrahim Kamal
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia was successfully held from 16th to19th of
November, 2011. The conference theme is
"Management Accounting: A Value Creation Tool for Sustainability."
The 2007 (4th) Annual Forum was hosted by Professor Peng Shaobing, South-Western University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China on 28-29 July 2007.
The 2006 (3rd) Annual Forum,hosted by Professor. Dr. Akira Nishimura was held at Fukuoka Garden Palace in Fukuoka, Japan in March 30-31. The main theme of the Forum was Present and Future of Management Accounting.
The 2004 (2nd) Annual Forum hoated by Prof. Dr Ibrahim Kamal Abdul Rahman was held on 24-25, November 2004 at Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia. it was unanimously decided that the time had arrived to establish the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association.
The 2002 (1st) Annual Forum hosted by Professor. Dr. Akira Nishimura was held 3rd and 4th, November at International Exchange Plaza, Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. Since that time, the participants from different countries continued to share the same vision of advancing management accounting research and practices with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region.
Contact: Susumu Ueno (上埜 進) email@example.com
Chair of the APMAA Board and Representative Director