CIMA Sponsored Conferences

Every year, CIMA's General Charitable Trust sponsors conferences around the world as a way to engage with the leading academics and support the research being done in management accounting. We encourage practitioners to attend these conferences as they offer new perspectives on management accounting.

Sponsorship for 2018 conferences

Applications for sponsorship  of 2018 conferences will be open between 31 January and 31 August 2017.

To apply, please complete this form and return to

The guidance notes contain further information on completing the sponsorship application form.

The following table lists conferences CIMA is sponsoring during 2017, with links to conference web sites.

1-3 March Performance Measurement Association of Australasia Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand
9-10 March Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research (ACMAR), Otto Beisheim School of Management Vallendar, Germany 
30 March Management Accounting Research Group Conference  (MARG), LSE, London
10-12 April British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference, Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
3 May Accounting Society and the Environment, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh
10-12 May European Accounting Association Annual Conference , Valencia, Spain
15-17 May 4th French Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, Toulouse Business School, France. 
8-9 June Researching Management Accounting and Control: Its relevance and implications, University of Groningen The Netherlands.
8-9 June CIGAR 16th Biennial Conference - Future avenues for Public Sector Accounting, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado & University of Coimbra Portugal
19-21 June Conference on Convergence of Managerial and Financial Accounting Research, University of Calgary, Canada
22-23 June Annual Global Management Accounting Research Symposium and Emerging Scholar Forum , University of New South Wales, Australia
27-28 June  IAAER Paper Development Workshop (precedes SAAA and AAFA joint conference) , Drakensberg, South Africa

29-30 June European Network for Research in Organisational & Accounting Change, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy.
2 - 4 July Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference , Adelaide, Australia
26-28 July XV Congress of Accountants and Controllers, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
22-25 August International Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR), University of St Andrews, Scotland
7 Sep. Accounting Control, Accountability and Anti-Corruption Initiatives in Public Sector Organisations, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh 
13-15 Sep. EIASM Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control, NIce, France.
25 Sep. IAEER Paper Development Workshop, Cracow, Poland
16-17 Nov. MARG Aston, Aston University, Birmingham
6-9 Nov. Conference of Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, China
30 Nov. - 2  Dec. Australian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR) Conference, University of the South Pacific, Nadi, Fiji Islands 
11-15 December Eden Doctoral Seminar on quantitative empirical research on management accounting, Brussels, Belgium

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For further information about any of these conferences, please email