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4th International Conference for Accounting Researchers and Educators

4th International Conference for Accounting Researchers and Educators- ICARE 2018 organized by the Department of Accountancy of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya was held on the 30th of November 2018 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies.

The conference which was held under the theme of “Digital Disruption to Digital Readiness: The Future of Accountancy Profession”, provides a platform to both academia and practitioners to share their knowledge and experience to broaden the horizons of accounting discipline.

The Keynote speaker for the conference was Professor Sumit Lodhia, Director Center for Sustainability Governance, University of South Australia. And the launch of ICARE magazine was also held in relation to the conference. The magazine brings optimal output consisting contemporary topics relating to the theme of “Digital Disruption to Digital Readiness: The Future of Accountancy Profession”, representing practical overviews from renowned professional institutes and audit firms.

Moreover, the selected full papers from different categories were published in the online Journal of Accounting Researchers and Educators.

The event was held under the patronage of the Vice- Chancellor, Prof. D.M. Semasinghe. Present at the occasion were Senior Lecturer Dr. P.N.D. Fernando, Dean- Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Prof. Ariyarathne Jayamaha, Dean- Faculty of Graduate Studies, Cadre Chair & Senior Prof. N.P. Sunil- Chandra, Chairman- Research Council, Senior Lecturer Dr. K.K. Thilakasiri, Head- Department of Accountancy, Senior Lecturer Dr. Nisansala Wijekoon, Secretary of the Conference, academic staff members of the Department, practitioners, educators and undergraduates.

 

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