Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2018

  • Thu 28 - Fri 29 Jun 18


  • Colchester Campus

    Essex Business School

  • Event speaker


  • Event type

    Essex Accounting Centre

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Professor Shahzad Uddin

The 2018 Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference aims to engage with scholars interested in generating ideas on how accounting and accountability debates might play a greater role in the economic and social development.

It also aims to address to a variety of audiences including researchers, policy makers, consultants and development workers. It provides a high-profile forum for academics, policy makers, research students and other key stakeholders to discuss aspects relating to critical issues for deepening and broadening the critical knowledge of accounting and accountability in emerging economies. It aims to build and consolidate the network of active supporters of emerging economies scholars.

The call for papers is now open and papers should be submitted via the online submission portal, EasyChair. 

Submit a paper Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2018

The conference is supported by two journals, namely the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies (JAEE) and the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. Further details about the special issues will be communicated soon.

Research themes may include:

  • global development and governance
  • sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • reporting and regulations
  • corporate governance
  • auditing, fraud and corruption
  • managerial controls
  • islamic finance, micro-finance and SMEs
  • culture, religion, ethnicity and history

All papers will be reviewed before being accepted to the conference.

There will be two types of sessions: parallel sessions with discussant (PSD) and parallel sessions (PS). Authors will be notified of the organising committee’s decision by March 30, 2018.

How to book

You can book your tickets via our online booking form

Conference fees include access to all panel sessions, refreshments and lunches, receptions and the gala dinner. All prices include VAT.

Conference tickets

Prices are:

  • Staff early bird - £180 before 15 May 2018 
  • Standard staff ticket - £200 after 16 May 2018 
  • Student early bird - £125 before 15 May 2018
  • Standard student ticket - £150 after 16 May 2018

Emerging Scholars Colloquium Day tickets

  • Staff and students - £75

Call for papers

Please share with anyone who is interested in research papers which are based on diverse methodological and theoretical approaches and which highlight the policy and practical implications in accounting, accountability and global development

Papers for the main conference can be submitted through the online submission portal We look forward to receiving submissions to the conference.

Papers for the Emerging Scholars Colloquium can be submitted via e-mail to ESC.AAEE@essex.ac.uk

Key dates

  • October 1 2017 -  early bird registration opens
  • 28 February 2018 - paper submission deadline
  • 30 March 2018 - notification of paper acceptance
  • 15 May 2018 - early bird registration closes
  • 21 June 2018 - discussant feedback to authors
  • 15 June 2018 - conference registration closes
  • 27 June 2018 - AAEE Emerging Scholars Colloquium


Hotels with special room rates

Delegates can benefit from discounted accommodation at two hotels close to the conference venue for the duration of the event. All rooms are on a first come, first served basis dependent on availability and accommodation costs are not included in the conference ticket fee.

Wivenhoe House

Wivenhoe House is a four star country house hotel, located on the University of Essex Colchester Campus and is a 10 minute walk to the conference venue. Preferred room rates starts at £89.00 per night when you quote ‘AAEE 2018’ before 26 May 2018. You can contact the reservations team on 01206 863666 or reservations@wivenhoehouse.co.uk

Rose and Crown Hotel

Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel is located a short bus journey from the conference venue and preferred room rates starts at £77.00 per night. Use confirmation code 'EVENT 40835, AAEE' when making reservations before 26 April 2018 to benefit from the discount. You can contact the reservations team on 01206 866677 or info@rose-and-crown.com

Get in touch
Main conference Prof Shahzad Uddin, Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen, Prof Thankom Arun and Prof Kelum Jayasinghe
Telephone: 01206 873072
Emerging Scholars Colloquium stream Dr Diogenis Baboukardos, Dr Junaid Ashraf, Dr Silvia Gaia and Dr Daniela Pianezzi
Telephone: 01206 873072